What Do You Want To Know About The 2015 Subaru Outback?

This weekend we're releasing a 2015 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited to its natural habitat, Vermont, to get the last scraps of the ski season. That should give us an opportunity to suss it out on highways, country roads, and figure out whatever "X-Mode" does. So what do you want to know about it? » 3/20/15 9:30am 3/20/15 9:30am

Hit-And-Run Driver Caught On Camera At Infamous 11 Foot 8 Bridge

We Drifted Over 1000 Horsepower Of Performance Cars In The Snow

Here was the plan: take a $112,000 Mercedes E63 AMG S Wagon, a Subaru STI, a BMW 228i, and a 1973 Volkswagen Baja Bug, and blast sideways on a snow-covered private test track hidden in the woods of Connecticut. Simple, right? » 2/19/15 12:00pm 2/19/15 12:00pm

Kia's Newest Concept Car Is A Station Wagon Because Wagons Are Cool

Further proof that wagons are cool hip and trendy these days: Kia's new Sportspace concept car, built to preview their next family car, is a longroof. » 2/17/15 9:32am 2/17/15 9:32am

[In America, we think of the Skyline being nothing but GT-Rs, but the name covers all kinds of models. Here's a 1970s Skyline delivery van/station wagon thing. Photo Credit: Nissan] » 11/13/14 5:30pm 11/13/14 5:30pm

Idiot Stunt Drivers Give Amazing Explanation For Their Idiot Stunt

The stunt is simple: take one heavy-duty Peugeot wagon and jump it in the desert. The stunt drivers: perfectly prepared for the task at hand. » 9/22/14 1:05pm 9/22/14 1:05pm

The Buick Loadmaster Is The Ultimate Autocross Machine

Who says you need a Miata to autocross? Not this guy. Meet the Buick Loadmaster, a Roadmaster pickup that takes autocrosses and spits at them. » 5/06/14 1:00pm 5/06/14 1:00pm

2015 Subaru Outback: This Is It

The 2015 Subaru Outback has shed the outgoing fifth generation's gentle curves of baby fat and exposed an imposing, chiseled face. The new model has a better engine and more space for your dogs, slack lines, commercial quantities of kale, and whatever else you hippies carry in your off-roady wagons. » 4/17/14 11:14am 4/17/14 11:14am

On the Origin of Automotive Taste: Wagon Lust and Nostalgia

The Plymouth Voyager. A 1995 model. Three rows of seats, a 3-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission, and an inline-four churning out a nice, round 100 horsepower. The lower end member of the trifecta of Chrysler minivans, the Voyager was never intended to turn heads. Unexciting and forgettable by design, with no… » 6/04/13 2:48pm 6/04/13 2:48pm

There Are No Volvo Wagons In Los Angeles And That Ain't Right

Walk around Volvo's LA Auto Show display for a few minutes, like I did, and there's one noticeable omission. Pasadena moms and Santa Monica and Santa Barbara surfer dads who run around in turbo V70s and are coming to the show will be disappointed: There are precisely zero wagons on the stand. » 11/29/12 6:00pm 11/29/12 6:00pm

What Makes A Wagon A Wagon?

The other day I posted about why we call station wagons "station wagons", and in the comments I noticed a fair amount of discussion in the comments about whether or not certain cars were officially wagons, or just hatchbacks. Sure, it's a question a child might ask, but it's not a childish question. » 1/03/12 2:00pm 1/03/12 2:00pm

Why is it called a 'Station Wagon'?

The body style we in the US call a "station wagon" seems to have more variants on what to call it than almost any other body style, with manufacturers often using their own idiosyncratic names, much more so than they do for, say, a coupé or a sedan/saloon. But why? » 1/02/12 8:30am 1/02/12 8:30am

What currently affordable car is a future collector vehicle?

Before many collector vehicles were collector vehicles, they were just used cars. Besides obviously rare and exotic cars chances are there was a time when someone thought the collector car of your dreams was just a cheap old car. With this in mind we want to examine the cars that are currently just old cars but will… » 12/17/11 5:00pm 12/17/11 5:00pm

For $3,000, go as the Roadmaster this Halloween

Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat is a common demand heard from pirates, hobos, or this season's political candidate de jure, this being Halloween. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Buick Roadmaster has a 6-speed conversion that's pretty trick, and which should make driving it a treat, but is… » 10/31/11 8:00am 10/31/11 8:00am

2012 Audi A6 Avant: Aluminum und Kinder

See, it's not that hard. Every time Audi updates its middle-range A6 sedan, it also comes out with a wagon version, offering the same amenities with more aluminum-und-steel hauling. Here's the 2012 edition of the A6 Avant. » 5/18/11 2:45pm 5/18/11 2:45pm

The Evolution Of The Volvo Wagon

Volvo announced the death of the venerable V70 Wagon recently, but we're looking forward to the upcoming V60 wagon joining this chart. The more things change the more they stay the same. [JulieGabrilska] » 5/21/10 5:30pm 5/21/10 5:30pm