How to bleed your brakes

In 10,000 miles of driving, you hit your brakes an estimated 60,000 to 70,000 times. Yet brake fluid is widely considered the most overlooked fluid in your vehicle despite being vital to your safety. Replacing your brake fluid is a simple procedure you can do yourself. Here are the tools you’ll need: brake fluid, specific to your vehicle, brake bleed …

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IIHS Plans for Higher Speed Vehicle-to-Vehicle Crash Tests

IIHS Plans for Higher Speed Vehicle-to-Vehicle Crash Tests

New vehicles are regularly passing the Insurance Institue for Highway Safety’s vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention with flying colors, with 85 percent of the 2022 vehicles tested managing to hit the Top Safety Pick+ level. Since 2013, IIHS has tested this particular crash situation at 12 and 25 mph. The group is considering increasing the speed limits for this test to …

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Ferrari SP48 Unica, Pagani C10, Lexus yoke: This Week’s Top Photos

Ferrari SP48 Unica, Pagani C10, Lexus yoke: This Week's Top Photos

Ferrari this week revealed the latest one-off creation resulting from its Special Projects program. The new car is called the SP48 Unica, and it’s based on the F8 Tributo. 2023 Ferrari Purosangue spy shots – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien Ferrari also made headlines this week with the announcement of a new V-12 engine. The automaker didn’t say when it will arrive …

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Volta’s electric delivery trucks coming to the U.S. in 2023

Volta's electric delivery trucks coming to the U.S. in 2023

You might soon see more electric trucks ferrying cargo around town. Volta has revealed that it’s bringing its urban delivery EVs to the U.S., starting with a test fleet of 100 Class 7 (16.5 U.S. tons) Zero trucks coming to Los Angeles in mid-2023. American production should start in 2024, with an “experienced” manufacturer chosen late this year. This inaugural …

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2022 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Focuses on Comfort

2022 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Focuses on Comfort

Although the Volkswagen Jetta’s hatchback counterpart, the VW Golf, has graduated to the Mk 8 generation, VW’s compact sedan continues to ride on the Mk 7 platform. That doesn’t mean it’s been neglected, however. For 2022, the mainstream versions of the Volkswagen Jetta—that is, those other than the enthusiasts’ special (and 10Best-winning) Jetta GLI—get a heart transplant plus a few …

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1988 Jaguar XJR-9 heads to auction

1988 Jaguar XJR-9 heads to auction

A 24 Hours of Daytona-winning Jaguar XJR-9 is headed to the seller’s block at RM Sotheby’s Monaco auction on May 14. The XJR-9 competed in the top GTP (Grand Touring Prototype) class of the IMSA GT Championship. Spanning the 1980s, the GTP era was arguably the most competitive in IMSA history, featuring iconic cars like the Porsche 962 and Nissan …

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Pagani C10 spy photos give us a peek at the Huayra successor

Pagani C10 spy photos give us a peek at the Huayra successor

It’s been about a decade since the Pagani Huayra entered the supercar market. And since then, we’ve seen myriad variants with and without removable roofs. So it’s high time that a new Pagani supercar show up. That’s exactly what we have here, at least as far as we can tell. And it certainly appears to stick to Pagani styling tradition. …

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View Photos of the 2022 Volkswagen Jetta SEL

View Photos of the 2022 Volkswagen Jetta SEL

Michael SimariCar and Driver The mainstream Volkswagen Jetta isn’t nearly as fun to drive as the GLI variant, but it will still be a compelling choice for many sedan buyers on a budget. A new turbocharged 1.5-liter engine highlights the changes for 2022. Read the full review View Gallery 31 Photos 1 of 31 The 2022 VW Jetta has yet …

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A hybrid and electric Corvette, plus we drive the Ioniq 5

A hybrid and electric Corvette, plus we drive the Ioniq 5

In this episode of the Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Road Test Editor Zac Palmer. Zac drove the electric 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5, and Greg drove the fire-breathing 2022 Maserati Levante Trofeo. The two dive deep into the relatively heavy news week by starting off with a discussion about the upcoming hybrid Corvette before chatting about what …

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