Motor Trend gave its Truck of the Year award for the 2016 Chevy Colorado for the second time in a row, while the 2016 Volvo XC90 was named SUV of the Year.
Motor Trend gave its Golden Calipers to the 2016 Chevy Camaro as the Car of the Year. The new coupe beat out performance machines like the latest Audi TT and Mercedes AMG GT S to earn the award. The magazine also honored Subaru of America CEO Thomas Doll as Person of the Year.
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Motor Trend pits the Cadillac ATS-V against the Mercedes-AMG C63 S to see which super sedan will earn the right to face off against the BMW M3.
Motor Trend hot shoe Randy Pobst gets his own web series called The Racing Line. Episode one covers drifting, the so-called "party drug of driving."
The latest episode of Motor Trend's Head 2 Head presents a comparison we've been anticipating for years, the Jaguar XE against the BMW 3 Series.
One has James Bond Mode, Insane Mode, Creep Mode, and, yes, Insane Creep Mode. The other has 707 horsepower and is a heck of a lot cheaper. But which one is the bigger American badass?
With the help of a persistent cadet, Motor Trend took some time after the New York Auto Show to visit the mechanical engineering students at West Point.
Motor Trend's Head 2 Head lines up the Corvette Z06 and Nissan GT-R Nismo for road and track battle. One has amazing brakes. One has amazing corner velocities. And one can be driven with no hands.
For the next episode of Motor Trend's Head 2 Head, the 580-horsepower Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 takes on the 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. In spite of the power differential it's a close fight on performance, but one of them takes the feel-good factor way beyond its engine numbers.
Watch the boys at Motor Trend bring together a ridiculously fast array of tuner cars, supercars and superbikes for a top-speed run down Minter Field air strip in Shafter, CA, in this latest video.
Motor Trend tests the Camaro Z/28 against the Porsche 911 GT3 in the latest episode of Head 2 Head. That's a 7.0-liter V8 versus a 3.8-liter flat-six, 505 horsepower vs. 475 hp, 3,882 pounds vs. 3,267 pounds, and an as-tested price of $76,150 vs. $145,785. It isn't exactly fair, but it's totally fun to watch.
The final winner of Motor Trend's prestigious Golden Calipers has been named, with the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado taking the title of 2015 Truck of the Year, likely shocking those who thought Ford's all-aluminum, next-generation F-150 would take the crown.
The new Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is capable of some absolutely wild metrics. Want proof? Carlos Lago from Motor Trend is here to break it all down. 60 miles per hour? 3.2 seconds. 60 to 0? 91 feet. Lateral acceleration? A staggering 1.16g, a figure that is the highest MT has ever recorded for a vehicle that isn't a race car.
The all-new, seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf has captured Motor Trend's prestigious Car of the Year award. The Golf, along with its many variants, which include the diesel-powered TDI, GTI hot hatch and electric E-Golf, beat out a slew of competitors which included corporate cousin Audi and its new A3.
It's the showdown everyone's been looking forward to, the East versus West grudge match of the year. We're talking, of course, about the BMW M4 versus the Lexus RC F.
With the 2015 Ford Mustang firmly on the scene, the inevitable comparisons with its arch rival, the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro are just starting to trickle out. Over the next several months, you're likely to be inundated by every outlet's muscle car comparison, whether it be the turbocharged Ford against the V6 Chevy, a V8-powered convertible comparo or what we have here, a competition between each vehicle's performance upgrade.
Motor Trend has announced the results of its 2015 SUV of the Year competition, and from a field that included the new Porsche Macan, Cadillac Escalade, Subaru Outback, Chevrolet Suburban and BMW X5, the buff book has awarded the gold calipers to the 2015 Honda CR-V. If that result surprises you just a little, well, get to the back of the line.