Detroit’s Mil-Spec Auto ready to restomod its next Hummer H1

Mil-Spec Automotive wants to restomod more Hummer H1s. The Detroit-based company has already proven it can with the launch of its first vehicle; the Launch Edition #001 H1 (shown below) unveiled last month. Now, Mil-Spec is moving ahead with more orders because Launch Edition #002 is underway and it's the first customer car built for this young company...

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Aston Martin plans new platform for SUV

Aston Martin will jump into the luxury SUV game when the DBX enters production in 2019. Until then, the British brand will continue to work hard on the SUV, including developing a new platform. Aston Martin chief engineer Matt Becker told Road and Track in an interview published Tuesday that the SUV's new platform takes learnings from the company's other...

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Production versions of ID Buzz and Crozz concepts to be made in US

Volkswagen is developing a family of electric cars based on a modular platform dubbed the MEB, and at least two of them will be made in the United States. The confirmation was made by Volkswagen Group of America CEO Hinrich Woebcken in an interview with Autocar published Tuesday. Woebcken confirmed the two vehicles as the production versions of the ID Buzz...

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New Toyota Supra will offer 4-cylinder engine, 2JZ swap capability

Thus far, we've known Toyota plans to drop a BMW-sourced inline-6 under the hood of the new Supra. However, you should now prepare for a 4-banger as well. New documents from German transmission maker ZF, first discovered by Road and Track and published Tuesday, shows two separate powertrains for the A90 Supra, the nameplate's fifth iteration. The first is a...

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Ford GT application process to re-open late this year

When Ford introduced the second-generation GT supercar, it took applications from hopeful buyers. The company received some 6,000 applications and approved 500 of them. Then, when the Blue Oval announced it was expanding production for two more years, the company approved another 250 applicants from that initial group. In the fourth quarter of this year...

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2017 Ford GT production fell short, but Ford will make up the difference

Ford initially committed to building the second-generation GT for two years, with 250 units promised for each year. The Blue Oval said later it would add another two years onto the run of the race-bred supercar, bringing the total to 1,000. Well, things haven't gone exactly as planned. Motor Authority discovered through a Ford GT message board that...

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Jay Leno samples a bone-stock 1977 Ford Bronco

"It's not slow, it just isn't fast...it's kind of medium," are the words of 1977 Ford Bronco owner Dave Kunz. He's brought his bone-stock classic SUV over to Jay Leno's Garage so the comedian and car guy can take it for a spin. There's something special about an old car that's been left alone. A stock classic is an amazing way to sample a life potentially...

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2019 Acura MDX A-Spec priced from $55,795

Acura is boosting interest in its MDX with a new-for-2019 MDX A-Spec model, which is on sale now priced from $55,795. That's up on the 2019 MDX base model, which is priced from $45,295. Both figures include destination. Unveiled in March at the 2018 New York auto show, the A-Spec upgrade is essentially a sport appearance package that adds a touch of...

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Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus announces 006 retro sports car

Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus has revealed details on a new car project. The American motorsport company and nascent car builder behind the 003 supercar and upcoming 004 sports car on Monday posted to its Facebook page video and first details on the retro 006 sports car. In case you missed it, the 005 is a rugged off-roader inspired by the Baja Boot desert...

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2020 Hyundai Sonata spy shots

Hyundai is close to finalizing a redesigned Sonata with styling inspired by the handsome Le Fil Rouge concept car (shown below) unveiled in March at the Geneva auto show. A prototype for the new mid-size sedan has been spotted at the Nürburgring and looks to be wearing its final skin. A few details are missing however, such as the production taillights...

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