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Massive GM Recall Over Truck/SUV Brakes

A brake issue that first became apparent almost five years ago has resulted in a recall of almost 3.5 million General Motors large pickups and SUVs. So far, the brake problem has caused 113 accidents and 13 injuries. It has also been responsible for hundreds of complaints fielded by federal regulators at the NHTSA. You …
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New Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator Plagued by Odd Problems

There are some weird goings-on behind the scenes of the 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator roll out. Apparently, there have been multiple assembly problems with new Explorer and Aviator SUVs. This particular story has to do with new Explorers and Aviators that have been assembled or delivered to dealers but not yet sold. There’s …
Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 Safety Questioned After Failing Moose Test

In my years (OK, decades) of reporting on cars, I’ve never heard of the “moose test.” So if it’s the first time you’re hearing about it, you’re not alone. Now you also know it has something to do with the Toyota RAV4‘s safety. But before we get to that, let’s back up. There is a …

The “Sweedest” Sleeper SUV You’ve Never Heard Of

It’s true—every car enthusiast has a favorite sleeper car or sleeper SUV.  The arrest-me-red Chevrolet Camaros and grabber blue Ford Mustangs may bring in the hardware at car shows, but their reputation certainly precedes them. They’re not particularly rare, unique, or unsuspecting. Their aggressive styling oozes the aura of speed and performance. Everybody knows these …
2020 Land Rover Defender

New Land Rover Defender Finally Revealed

After being dropped in 1997 in the US and in 2016 for many other countries, the new Land Rover Defender is back for 2020. It’s more advanced, upscale, and also more expensive, but it looks almost like an off-road concept vehicle.  The new Defender still has the cues of its predecessor but in a much …

There’s a New Nissan Juke, just not for the U.S.

The Nissan Juke gained a cult following for its bug-like oddball styling, and for many years it sold over 35,000 per year before falling off of a cliff in 2017. Introduced in 2010, it has been hard to categorize but is popular nonetheless.  Two years out of production, Nissan is ready to introduce an all-new …
Ford Bronco Teaser

The New Ford Bronco Will Spawn an Entire Family

In a world where sedans have all but been abandoned by every major automaker, it should come as no surprise that Ford is attempting to leverage every bit of SUV mojo it can muster by reviving the Bronco nameplate. Gone are the days of pretending that a Taurus is actually being raced around the oval …

2020 Porsche Macan Turbo Revealed with 435 HP

Back for 2020 is the Porsche Macan Turbo with more power and improved braking from the previous version. Power The new engine replaces the previous 3.6-liter twin-turbo V6. It is the capable 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V6 used in the Panamera and Cayenne. The 2.9 comes through with 435 hp and 405 lb-ft of torque. The top …
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SCG’s Baja Boot Looks Ready to Dominate the Baja 1000

Steve McQueen was a legend in more ways than one: American heartthrob, 1960’s counter-culture icon, and avid race car driver and adventure seeker. By 1974 Steve McQueen was the highest-paid actor in America. He’d also already made his mark on the racing scene, having entered the 12 Hours of Sebring, the 24 Hours of Le …

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Revealed with 302 HP

As we get closer to the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show in October we are seeing more new-model releases, so it’s a great time to check back with MotorBiscuit. Yesterday was the 2021 Mercedes GLE and today it’s the 2021 Mercedes AMG GLB 35.  As Mercedes closes in on every niche possible, the 2021 GLB gets …
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More Proof the 2020 Ford Bronco Will Have Detachable Doors

One of the persistent rumors about the 2020 Ford Bronco is that it will harken back to one of the unique features of the original: removable doors. Thanks to the folks at AutoGuide we get the first evidence that this might actually be true. Poking around recent patent applications they discovered this one from FoMoCo …

Genesis Promises Luxury SUVs Starting in 2021

The Genesis brand is poised to launch a number of new models starting in 2020. Here are some of the concepts that Genesis wants to bring to market over the new couple of years. GV70 GV80 Two new SUVs are in the pipeline for release. The Genesis GV80, a midsize SUV, will be in showrooms …

Mercedes Will Debut 2021 GLE Coupe At Frankfurt Show

Mercedes-Benz has just announced the new 2021 GLE Coupe. It will make its debut at the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show in October. The unique SUV coupes are expected to be on showroom floors in the spring of 2020.  These large four-door coupes have met with mixed success from other manufacturers. BMW just recently killed …