Bentley drops “world’s fastest SUV” crown on the new Bentayga Speed

Bentley has claimed the title of world’s fastest production sport utility with the 190 mph, 626 bhp, 664 pound-foot Bentayga Speed. Set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month, the Bentley Bentayga Speed boasts a sub-4-second 0-62 and a massive turbocharged W12 engine. What’s not to like? Read …

Shot of nitrous propels Hyundai Ioniq hybrid to land speed record at Bonneville

Setting the bar in the new production-based hybrid category approved by the Federation Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), Hyundai took a 2017 Ioniq hybrid prototype to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, injected some nitrous oxide, and let ‘er rip. The result is an FIA-approved production-based hybrid land speed record of …

Torque bump for Ford’s 2017 F-150 engine, which pairs with 10 speed transmission

The 2017 Ford F-150 pickup truck will include the latest-generation 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine as an option, adding 30 lb-ft of torque to its output. This will mate to a new 10-speed automatic transmission to aid performance and capitalize on the now best-in-class torque values of the new engine. Read more …

2013 Nissan Altima 3.5 SL – style and speed hidden in a midsize package

The midsize sedan market is the most contested automotive sales genre in the United States. It accounts for nearly a quarter of all passenger vehicle sales here and is home to some beautiful machines. The 2013 Nissan Altima is a well-received contender that has an understated look that rivals the …