Archive for 2022

Nov
17
2024 Subaru Impreza RS

2024 Subaru Impreza RS

2022 Los Angeles Auto ShowRevealed today at the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show, the redesigned 2024 Subaru Impreza is noteworthy for what it gains, and for what it loses. Gone is an available manual transmission, and more significantly a sedan variant. Returning for ’24 is the sporty RS trim level. An RS version of the Impreza was last offered in 2007.

Nov
17
Fiat 500e Maitroppo Bulgari Concept, 2025 Fiat 500e

Fiat 500e Maitroppo Bulgari Concept

2022 Los Angeles Auto Show

Down to just a single model in the U.S., the Fiat Brand is showing signs of life. Revealed today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the 500e, an electrified version of Fiat’s 2-door subcompact hatchback, will return to the U.S. in early 2024.

Nov
16
Genesis X Convertible Concept

Genesis X Convertible Concept

2022 Los Angeles Auto ShowRevealed at a private event in advance of the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Genesis X Convertible hints at what a production open-top car from the Korean luxury brand might look like—assuming such a thing were ever to be built. The X Convertible is third in a series of Genesis “X” concept cars, following the X Concept (2021), and the X Speedium Coupe (August, 2022).

Nov
15
2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Ultimate

2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Ultimate in Thunder Grey Metallic (a $695 color option)

2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Ultimate

ClassElectric Vehicle

Miles driven: 400

Battery capacity: 78 kWh

Nov
14
2023 Honda Accord

2023 Honda Accord

Hot on the heels of its 2023 Pilot launch, Honda officially debuted a redesigned Accord. This midsize sedan has been a staple of the brand for nearly five decades, and the revamped 2023 marks its 11th design generation with updated styling, tech, and a majority-hybrid model lineup.

Nov
10
2022 Infiniti QX55 Essential

2022 Infiniti QX55 Essential in Hermosa Blue

Consumer Guide Test Drive

2022 Infiniti QX55 Essential AWD

Class: Premium Compact Crossover

Miles driven: 200

Fuel used: 9.6 gallons

Nov
09
Triumph TR7, The Shape of Things to Come

1975 Triumph TR7

Though I was already reading car magazines in 1975, I have a clearer memory of the TV commercials for the Triumph TR7 than I do the print ads. That said, I recall the print ads, too, and they had a profound impact on my development as a car guy.

Nov
09
1980 International Scout

1980 International Scout

In case you haven’t heard, the Volkswagen Group has announced the formation of an all-new lineup of electric SUVs and pickup trucks to be marketed under the Scout brand.

Nov
08
2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport

2023 Honda Pilot TrailSport

After teasing audiences with videos of the vehicle in camouflage, Honda finally pulled the wraps off its redesigned flagship SUV. The 2023 Pilot will enter its fourth design generation next month sporting new exterior and interior styling, a brand-new V6 engine, and a revamped TrailSport trim level that the automaker is promoting as the most off-road-capable Honda SUV ever.

Nov
07
2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro

2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro in White

2022 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro

Class: Large Pickup

Miles driven: 400

Fuel used: 23.7 gallons