We traveled to Munich for the official debut event of the BMW 4 Series Coupe concept, and besides writing a thorough First Look article, we talked to one of the car’s key designers to get an inside look at the design’s inspiration.
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One of the latest semi-regular blog series on Motor Trend’s WOT is the monthly deals post that, unlike others on consumer-oriented automotive sites, focuses on cars, SUVs, and trucks that enthusiasts might actually consider driving. Five vehicles with notable specials are highlighted in the photo-friendly blog, which uses punchy sub-sections to prevent the blog from being any longer than necessary.
Despite mediocre reviews from automotive critics, the 2012 Honda Civic still managed to beat all compact segment competitors — and by a sizable margin.
Old does not always equal outdated. We expect new vehicles to be better than the models they replace, as well as at least some of the cars in its segment, but every once in a while there’s a car that ages well, even without major styling or powertrain updates. Take a look at five vehicles fitting that description in this quickly-turned-around Motor Trend blog below.
The Refreshing or Revolting series consistently become the most popular posts on Motor Trend’s WOT–Styling Size-Up is the brand’s latest expansion, covering vehicles that have no direct and recent automotive predecessor. One of the first vehicles featured in this styling analysis blog series was the enigmatic 2012 Buick Verano compact luxury sedan.
Motor Trend’s increasingly popular WOT daily news blogs cruised through the end of December without much trouble in part due to more than 20 posts I brainstormed, assigned, and in 10 cases, wrote. Many of the engaging posts relied on data and information that could only have come from Motor Trend, like…
Hyundai blasted onto the American midsize sedan scene with the 2011 Sonata, a car that has proven bold enough to capture the attention of those who would have previously only considered a Camry or Accord. By now, we’re familiar with the 2011 and 2012 Sonata’s curves but is the grass greener on the other side?
Halloween reminded us that with so many choices on the new car market today, not all are bound to be deemed beauties. Some 2012 model year cars, trucks, and SUVs, in fact, are quite homely.
Think your commute is tough? Try doing it every day in a 40-horsepower 1930 Ford Model A – even in the snow. That’s exactly what Jonathan Klinger, who works for Hagerty insurance, has done over the last 365 days. With just a few…