Top 10 Automotive Design Terms

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Top 10 Automotive Design Terms
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What is it that sells cars? What gets drivers to come through a dealership’s front door and sign their lives away for the next five years or better? Is it reliability ratings? Could it be customer service? What about features, performance or fuel economy? Truthfully it’s a mix of all these attributes and more. Continue Reading...

2016 Mazda CX-3 Puts a Premium Spin on Small CUVs

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2016 Mazda CX-3 Puts a Premium Spin on Small CUVs
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Mazda is revealing several new or refreshed vehicles here at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Arguably the most significant of this group that’s Zoom-Zooming into town is the freshly minted CX-3. Continue Reading...

10 Reasons to Buy a Crossover Instead of a Sedan

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10 Reasons to Buy a Crossover Instead of a Sedan
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Crossovers have come to dominate the market. In a lot of ways they’re like an invasive, non-native species. Over the years they’ve silently displaced traditional cars, becoming the go-to vehicle for many families. But are they really tantamount to Asian carp, zebra mussels or nutria? Continue Reading...

Next-Gen Porsche Panamera to Look More ‘Coupe-Like’

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Next-Gen Porsche Panamera to Look More ‘Coupe-Like’
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Are you a fan of the Porsche Panamera’s design? Love it or, well, not, the company’s CEO Matthias Müller said the next generation of this luxury sedan must have improved styling. Continue Reading...

BMW’s Solar-Powered Carport Concept Charges EVs

BMW’s Solar-Powered Carport Concept Charges EVs
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In case owning a designer electric vehicle just wasn’t enough BMW has introduced an interesting solar carport concept that tops-off your EV’s battery while looking good at the same time. Continue Reading...

Next Maxima to Closely Resemble Sport Sedan Concept

Next Maxima to Closely Resemble Sport Sedan Concept
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The next Nissan Maxima will have styling very close to the wild-looking Sport Sedan Concept preview first seen at the Detroit Auto Show. Continue Reading...

Hyundai Intrado Concept Video, First Look

Hyundai Intrado Concept Video, First Look
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The Hyundai Intrado concept car showcases the South Korean brand’s vision for future motoring with a carbon-fiber structure and hydrogen fuel cell. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Car Designs by J Mays

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Top 10 Car Designs by J Mays
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In case you haven’t heard the news, J Mays is retiring from Ford. As group vice president and chief creative officer of Blue Oval design he’s kind of a big deal. But that’s not the extent of his achievements. Mays’ automotive career spans more than three decades with tenure at companies far beyond the one… Continue Reading...

Kia GT Four-Door Coupe Rumored to Launch in 2016

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Kia GT Four-Door Coupe Rumored to Launch in 2016
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Slowly but surely Kia is transforming itself from a provider of inexpensive transportation appliances to a purveyor of premium automobiles. Further pushing the brand up-market, reports indicate the South Korean firm will build a production version of its dramatic GT concept. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Craziest Paint Colors Available Today

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Top 10 Craziest Paint Colors Available Today
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Automakers have come a long way from the days of Henry Ford’s Model T. While many colors were available over the “Tin Lizzy’s” long production run, this rugged and bare-bones vehicle was only offered in black for many years. Talk about choice! Today, car manufacturers offer more hues than there are colors of the rainbow…. Continue Reading...

Designing the Future: 2014 Mazda3 Styling Explained

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Designing the Future: 2014 Mazda3 Styling Explained
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After years on the market, today’s Mazda3 is still one of the best C-Segment cars available, but it’s something of a controversial vehicle. It may be great to drive, exceedingly functional and built to last, but a lot of people take issue with its grille. The car’s front end looks like the face of a… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Reasons to Get a Sports Car

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Top 10 Reasons to Get a Sports Car
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Your grip on the steering wheel tightens. Your eyes fixate on the yellow line. Your brain screams about the trees just beyond the shoulder. Wait for it… wait for it… ok, NOW! You pounce on the clutch as your right foot stabs the accelerator. A wrist-flick completes the downshift. Feather the brake, turn into the… Continue Reading...

What Will Cars Look Like in the Future: Design Trends Explored

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What Will Cars Look Like in the Future: Design Trends Explored
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When it comes to automotive styling numerous design trends are popular today, but future vehicles are guaranteed to look very different. Functional styling elements will likely play a bigger role in exterior design, things like integrated air vents and spoilers. Naturally vehicle interiors will receive major updates as well, but arguably government regulations are the… Continue Reading...

Kia Cross GT Concept Video First Look, 2013 Chicago Auto Show

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Kia showed off the shocking Cross GT concept at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show yesterday, previewing a potential luxury crossover from the Korean automaker. Continue Reading...

Kia Cross GT Concept Previews Larger, More Premium Crossover

Kia Cross GT Concept Previews Larger, More Premium Crossover
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With the reveal of a third new vehicle at the Chicago Auto Show today, Kia is firmly planting its flag in the Midwestern city. The 2013 Cross GT concept is a look into the future at a possible rear-wheel drive luxury crossover. Continue Reading...

Audi Promises Greater Differentiation in Model Designs

Audi Promises Greater Differentiation in Model Designs
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Audi, long an industry benchmark of style and craftsmanship is headed in a new design direction. Criticized for having nearly indistinguishable model designs as of late, in the future there will be greater differentiation between the German luxury automaker’s models. Continue Reading...

Next-Gen Mercedes-Benz S-Class Could Launch in 2013

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Next-Gen Mercedes-Benz S-Class Could Launch in 2013
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Mercedes-Benz plans to introduce a new concept car that hints at what its next-generation S-Class flagship sedan will look like, supposedly due out in early 2013.  Continue Reading...

Pagani Huayra Design and Production Explained in Video

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The new Pagani Huayra continues the brand’s unique design language from its insect feeler-like mirrors to the unmistakeable afterburner-style exhaust. The video featured below is packed with details perfect for car geeks. It dives into detail about the production process, telling you about the complex materials that the Huayra is made up of, and the… Continue Reading...
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