2018 Buick Regal Sportb...

  Not long ago, hatchbacks were practically unsellable. These useful machines were shunned in favor of sedans with formal trunks. But that’s no longer the case. The reason? Hatchbacks today don’t look like the homely hatchbacks of yesterday. These new models are sleek, with small...

Here’s what to ex...

The new Defender was previewed by the DC100 concept a few years ago, but JLR will reportedly go in another styling direction. The original Land Rover Defender has been out of production for a couple years now, and Land Rover has been keeping a pretty tight lid on any news regarding its...

IS ASTON MARTIN GOING U...

Your chance to own Aston Martin — or at least a small part of it — might finally be here. The Italian private equity fund Investindustrial and a group of Kuwaiti investors who together own more than 90 percent of the British sports car maker have hired an investment bank for...

Toyota: 10 new electric...

Toyota Motor Corp., facing a “now or never” crisis as it confronts a rapidly changing industry, is suddenly plunging into the electric vehicle race with plans to roll out more than 10 EVs worldwide by the early 2020s. Toyota, which currently doesn’t offer a single EV nameplate, said it...

Toy time: Slot Mods dis...

David Beattie is the hippest toymaker this side of the big guy in the red suit himself. Beattie makes slot-car tracks—but not the kind you found under the tree when you were a kid. Want Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for your basement? How about Le Mans or a slice of Monaco or the track of...

The 1970s weren’t...

Legendary custom car builder George Barris is mostly known for popularizing the custom car trend and putting together gorgeously restyled cars like Nick Matranga’s 1940 Mercury and trendsetters like the Ala Kart. His shop, Barris Kustoms, was also commissioned to build some of your...

2017 Mercedes-Benz E300...

  What is it: The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 4Matic is the entry-level all-wheel-drive E-Class competing in the luxury midsize class. Key Competitors: Lexus GS, BMW 5-Series, Audi A6 Base Price: $55,575 As-Tested Price: $71,695 Highlights: The new E-Class comes with two 12.3-inch...

Mazda MX-5 Miata Club R...

We’ve had nothing but praise for the new Mazda MX-5. It offers such a straightforward no-extras sports car experience that I don’t think there’s much anybody could credibly complain about. The first and biggest challenge facing the RF, then, is — as with the Fiat 124 Spider —...