Ford's 2019 Ranger is up on the public configurator, and while there's no Ranger Raptor quite yet to sate our performance truck urges, you can still spec out an impressive midsize pickup. Announced back at the Detroit Auto Show in January, the new Ranger promises F-150-style capabilities but in a more urban-friendly package.
Volkswagen is injecting some fun back into its feistiest Golf, with the Volkswagen Spektrum Program offering a whole new set of colors for the 2019 Golf R. The sports hatchback certainly isn't going to be slow when it comes to pace, but VW's fairly sober portfolio of off-the-shelf paint finishes means the impact when it's standing still isn't so visceral.
In the enthusiast world engine swaps are nothing new. All sorts of cars end up with engines that were never meant to be crammed under their hoods, but that doesn’t stop performance fans. If you thought that the dawn of EVs would mean the end of engine swaps you would be wrong.
McLaren has unveiled a pair of new designs that came from the bespoke McLaren Special Operations division. Both cars were commissions and one is the first Track Theme for the car and the other is the first Pacific Theme. Both cars are from the same portfolio as the 720S Velocity Theme that was seen at the 2017 Geneva Auto Show.
If you ever needed any proof that Ford is serious about competing with the 2019 Ford Ranger, just look at the prices it has confirmed for the mid-size truck. Ford is going to sell the 2019 Ranger XL with a 6-foot box in 4x2 SuperCab configuration for $25,395. This marks the return of affordable trucks in a market where prices have soared in past years.
Honda has unveiled the refreshed 2019 Civic coupe and sedan that builds on the 10th generation Civic line. Along with updated styling, 2019 also brings a new Sport trim to the series. The front of the car was tweaked to accentuate the low and wide stance and sporty looks. The upper fascia wing is piano black, and the lower fascia, bumper, and grille are restyled.
Honda has revamped the 2019 Civic, making its Honda Sensing advanced driver assistance and safety technology standard on the sedan and coupe, regardless of trim level. In addition to Sensing's clean sweep, Honda is also introducing a new Civic Sport trim with a manual transmission option.
Elon Musk has clarified exactly what he meant when he tweeted he had "funding secured" to take Tesla private, after days of investors pushing the CEO to explain himself. Musk surprised many last week when he took to Twitter to suggest he would seek privatization for Tesla once the price reached $420 a share.
The new Jeep Wrangler JL launched this year alongside the Wrangler JK that carried over and off-road fans are waiting for the special editions of the JL to land. A new rumor is making the rounds that suggests one of the special versions of the JL coming is called the Moab. Clearly it takes its name from the famous off-roading hot spot in Utah.
We all know the pain of being in a car for a long trip and being forced to listen to the music someone else likes when you hate the genre. Kia has some new tech is it talking up that could mean you never have to hear dad's easy listening music again. The tech is called Separated Sound Zone (SSZ) and it allows each passenger to listen to different music without having to resort to headphones.
It's been a full year now since BMW revealed the concept version of the new Z4 roadster, set to be the first update to the model in over seven years. While the car has spotted testing in camouflage since then, BMW is still dragging its feet on revealing the final design of the 2019 Z4. It could be debuting soon, however, as a set of pictures have leaked to a number of BMW enthusiast sites, offering a look at the convertible from several angles.