Lexus GX Automotive News Featured Lexus 

Ready for the Trail: Lexus GX Gets an Off-Road Package for 2020

From its looks, you could be forgiven for thinking that the Lexus GX is another luxurious soft-roader that’s tuned more for the Whole Foods parking lot than any challenging terrain. And while it’ll happily handle standard suburban duties, since it’s built on the same platform as Toyota’s legendary Land Cruiser, it’s also unafraid to continue when the going gets rough. So for 2020 Lexus has decided to capitalize on that cred by offering an off-road package, which given the already-stout mechanical bits, comes largely in the form of electronic aids…

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Ford GT Automotive News Featured Ford 

Final Run: the Ford GT Wants to Win Again at LeMans

Even if you’re not a died-in-the-wool fan of sports car racing, you might be aware that the Ford GT has a fantastic history at the 24 Hours of LeMans. That’s because over the last couple of weeks, the trailer for the forthcoming film Ford vs. Ferrari has been lapping the internet at a blistering pace. Starring Christian Bale as driver Ken Miles, and Matt Damon as legendary American car designer Carroll Shelby, it’s the story of how after a business deal gone bad, Ford sought to end Ferrari’s era of…

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Ram 1500 Automotive News Featured RAM 

Specs on Latest V6 EcoDiesel for 2020 RAM 1500 Released

It’s no secret that truck fans love diesels. And soon, buyers will have a new choice, thanks to the 2020 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel. The 3.0-liter V6 pumps out 260 horsepower and 480 lb-feet of torque, and at press time, we don’t have figures on what kind of fuel economy to expect. What we do know is that the torque figure puts it ahead of the Ford F-150 diesel’s 440 lb-feet, and the Chevy Silverado diesel’s 460 lb-feet. Now, given how competitive the truck segment is, we expect you won’t forget that…

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CarPlay Alfa Romeo Automotive News Featured Toyota Volvo 

Apple Announces Big Redesign for CarPlay: Video

When Apple does anything, it’s big news. Of course, the company’s announcement that the new Mac Pro — which very much resembles a cheese grater — will start at a whopping $6,000 got loads of attention. As did the announcement that iTunes is officially being put out to pasture. But there’s also news to report about CarPlay, and it looks like Apple has made some big improvements to the already popular system. While we’ll have to wait to see how the new versions perform during test drives, what we’ve seen…

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Dashboard Lights Automotive News Featured Head to Heads & Advice 

A Guide to What 52 Different Dashboard Lights Mean: Infographic

It’s not secret that today’s vehicles considerably complicated than they were just a few years ago, and your dashboard lights offer a glimpse into just how much more advanced modern cars are. Because along with creature comforts like heated and cooled seats, Bluetooth connectivity, and navigation systems, there’s a host of electronic activity happening every time you turn the key. From traction control, to anti-lock brakes, to collision warning alerts, every system constantly checks to make sure it’s ship shape. And most of the time? We don’t have to think…

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