2020 MINI John Cooper Works GP Automotive News Featured MINI 

The 2020 MINI John Cooper Works GP Will Have 300 HP

Sure, the horsepower figures for virtually every vehicle have gone through the roof of late. But make no mistake: a MINI with 300 horsepower is a big deal. And that’s exactly what the 2020 MINI John Cooper Works GP will deliver. So if you’ve been looking for a hot hatch, but weren’t moved by the Honda Civic Type R or the Ford Focus RS, this petite, powerful little Brit could be exactly what you’ve been looking for. Aside from the power figure, and the fact that it’ll come from a turbocharged…

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Winter Driving Automotive News Featured Head to Heads & Advice 

Winter Driving Tips From Consumer Reports: Video

Right now, if seems like the entire country is dealing with extreme weather, with even generally mild places like Seattle seeing record snowfall. And while winter driving can be challenging, following a couple of simple rules can keep you safe if you need to venture out into a winter. Fortunately, our friends over at Consumer Reports have put together a great video which explains them all. And they also just posted an informative article about all the areas of your car you should keep clean, so all your vehicle’s driver…

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Toyota Supra Automotive News Featured Toyota 

Here Are All the TRD Aero Bits Coming for the New Toyota Supra

First off, none of the latest parts from TRD add any power to the new Toyota Supra. And to be honest? We think it’ll be a long time, if ever, before we see any factory-sanctioned components that’ll up the inline six’s output. Because the 5.0-liter V8, which sees duty in the Lexus RC F and LC 500, hasn’t gotten a measurable boost since its debut, and near-continuous calls for a more powerful Toyota 86 have also gone unanswered. That said, there’s more to a sports car than big power, and we…

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Winter Driving Automotive News AutoNation Best Practices Featured 

Winter Driving: Rally Driver Explains Different Drivetrain Options

With frigid temps gripping large parts of the nation, winter driving is a hot topic right now. Already this season, we’ve posted about the importance of winterizing your car, and getting proper winter tires. But we just stumbled across this great guide to how different drivetrains handle the snow, so if you’re curious about what you should be looking for in your next vehicle, it’s definitely worth watching. The host is Wyatt Knox of Team O’Neil Rally School, and when he isn’t tearing up rally circuits, he’s teaching students the…

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2019 RAM 1500 Automotive News Featured RAM 

Check Out the Split Taligate on the 2019 RAM 1500: Gallery

Trucks are more advanced than they’ve ever been, and in the transition from bare-bones workhorses to daily drivers, they’ve gained plenty of interesting and useful features. Case in point, the tailgate on the 2019 RAM 1500. It’s a pretty trick design which — similar to 60/40 rear seats — is split slightly off center. In the spirit of versatility, it can be opened from either side, or folded straight down, like a conventional unit. Importantly, the fancy tailgate doesn’t have any impact on the truck’s load rating, as it retains…

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