Mild facelift pegged for ultra-lux SUV

Mild facelift pegged for ultra-lux SUV

Mercedes-Benz looks to be in the early stages of development of an update for its Maybach GLS-Class, the ultra-luxury version of the full-size GLS-Class. The current-generation GLS-Class arrived on the scene in 2019 as a 2020 model, with the Maybach version arriving a year later. In Mercedes tradition, the GLS-Class should receive a mid-cycle update for the 2024 model year, …

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$650 to More Than $700 Is Now Average for Monthly Car Payment

$650 to More Than $700 Is Now Average for Monthly Car Payment

Spencer PlattGetty Images Depending on whom you ask, the average car buyer in the U.S. is paying $657 (Edmunds.com) or $712 (Moody’s) a month for their new vehicles. The driving factors include all of the pieces that have pushed average prices up in the past year—May was the second-highest month on record—like the pandemic and inflation, as well as continued …

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Dedicated BMW M1 fan builds Procars from spare parts

The BMW M1 Procar was a racing version of the iconic M1 supercar built for a short lived one-make series. Only a small number of originals were built, but one of the mechanics who worked on them has managed to recreate some from spare parts. As described in the video from BMW, Fritz Wagner began purchasing parts until he had …

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View Photos of the 2023 Pagani Huayra Codalunga

Pagani first revealed the Huayra, its successor to the legendary Zonda, in 2012. In true Pagani fashion, though, the company is still releasing limited-edition and one-off versions of the mid-engine carbon-bodied supercar. The latest version is this, the Huayra Codalunga. READ THE FULL STORY

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VW “Half-track Fox” restored and rebuilt after 60 years

VW "Half-track Fox" restored and rebuilt after 60 years

Six decades ago, an enterprising mechanic turned a Volkswagen Microbus into a half-track. Known as the “Half-track Fox,” the unique van just emerged from a full restoration to once again tackle mountainous terrain. The Half-track Fox was built in May 1962 at VW’s plant in Hannover, Germany. It was delivered to Viennese VW mechanic Kurt Kretzner, who soon converted it …

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The Ford Taurus That Didn’t Make It

The Ford Taurus That Didn't Make It

From the June 2022 issue of Car and Driver. Reducing drag, increasing innovation, and improving quality were primary considerations in conceptualizing the Taurus, as was proving to consumers that Ford was breaking away from the cars of the Malaise Era. To achieve these goals, the project got a dedicated crew of designers, engineers, and marketers all working together. “The car …

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2022 F1 Canadian Grand Prix preview: A return to Montreal

2022 F1 Canadian Grand Prix preview: A return to Montreal

This weekend will see the running of the Canadian Grand Prix as the ninth round of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship. The Canadian race, which calls Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve home, hasn’t been on the calendar since 2019 due to Covid restrictions, but thankfully that’s all behind us now. The 2.71-mile track is made up of the perimeter roads …

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Autozine – Auto Test: Citroen C5 Aircross

Citroen C5 Aircross

With almost all brands, advancements in electric drive and self-driving functions emerged. Citroën is no different, but the brand does more than that. Citroën has been emphasizing on comfort for several years now. And for Citroën, comfort starts with appearance, because only in a good car will the driver feel comfortable. facelift That’s why the design of the C5 AirCross …

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Save 31 Percent on This Impact-Socket Set from Gearwrench

Save 31 Percent on This Impact-Socket Set from Gearwrench

Whether you’re an inexperienced DIYer or a deeply invested technician, sockets rank among one of the most used tools in the automotive-repair biz. Forget the ridiculous amount of specialty sockets you may need—just having a quality set of good old metric and SAE sockets is essential. That’s why this particular deal caught our eye. GEARWRENCH 44-Piece Impact Socket Set $170.99 …

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Noble M500 supercar reaches pre-production stage

Noble M500 supercar reaches pre-production stage

Niche British supercar marque Noble stunned us with the reveal of the M500 concept at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and a promise of a production version in short order. Noble has been quietly working behind the scenes on getting the M500 into production and at this year’s Goodwood FoS, scheduled for next week, the company will unveil a …

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