World's Worst SUV Gets Blown To Hell By German Journalist

Germany's AutoBild magazine really has it in for the Shuanghuan CEO. No, not the actual CEO of Shuanghuan Auto, I'm sure he's lovely; the CEO is their SUV, which happens to be a very blatant Chinese knockoff of the BMW X5. It is, according to the Germans, the worst SUV in the world. » 10/22/14 9:54am Yesterday 9:54am

Land Rover Is Sending Piss-Drinking Bug-Eater Bear Grylls To Space

British Special Forces reservist turned guy-who-eats-gross-things on TV Bear Grylls will be flying to outer space on Land Rover's tab, thanks to the company's affiliation with private space-travel outfit Virgin Galactic and Bear's role as Land Rover's spokeswildman. » 10/03/14 11:41am 10/03/14 11:41am

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport Has A Pillow For People It Runs Over

Good news for those of you who can't be bothered to take your eyes off your phone when driving through a mall, music festival, or [other crowded place cars don't belong]: the 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport has a pedestrian airbag and autonomous braking to coddle distracted drivers. » 10/02/14 1:17pm 10/02/14 1:17pm

Testing The 2014 Jeep Cherokee On & Off-Road: What Do You Want To Know?

For the next few days, we'll be torturing a 2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4x4 on the hairpin roads of LA county and dusty desert tracks to the east. It's not the lifted Trailhawk variant and it's riding on Continental all-season tires, but you know we've gotta test that "SAND" setting on the dash somehow. » 9/17/14 11:06am 9/17/14 11:06am

Will The 2015 Chevy Suburban Z71 Get Some Off-Road Ability Back?

GM has just announced they're reviving the Z71 package to the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe. They're scheduled to divulge details next month; so we'll see if it's an aesthetics-only kit or include the Rancho shocks and skid plates the Z71 Silverado and Colorado pickups get. » 8/30/14 4:38pm 8/30/14 4:38pm

Report: New Land Rover Defender Design Is Done, Looks Nothing Like DC100

Land Rover has been threatening to mess with the design of the timeless (archaic) Defender for years, and now rumor has it they've settled on a new look that we'll see in 2015. But apparently it won't look anything like the Power Wheels/FJ Cruiser lovechild "DC100" concept we saw in 2011. » 8/21/14 6:42pm 8/21/14 6:42pm

This Gruff Old Army Truck Has The Perfect License Plate

The K5 Chevy Blazer was a sweetheart of the US Army in the 1980's, but since then pretty much all of them have been sold as surplus to find their way into the hands of regular folks. Regular folks who love America, and are cool with being mistaken for the military everywhere they roll up. » 8/21/14 4:59pm 8/21/14 4:59pm

You Can Shoot This BMW X5 With An AK-47 And Drive It Away

The 2015 BMW X5 Security Plus, set to be revealed at the Moscow Auto Show later this month, is the next iteration of the company's armored SUV line. Sure looks like a standard X5, but all the body panels and windows have all been replaced with a variety BMW claims is "AK-47 proof." » 8/19/14 2:41pm 8/19/14 2:41pm

Some 40,000 Land Rovers Recalled Over Confused Air Bag Systems

2012 to 2013 Land Rover Evoques and 2010 to 2015 Land Rover LR2s, as many as 40,551 SUVs, are being recalled because the cars can't tell if someone's sitting in the front passenger seat. With that system not working correctly, the passenger airbag might not go off in a crash. » 8/15/14 5:30pm 8/15/14 5:30pm

Why criticising the SUV is a blinkered view

I find it quite amusing that while the world has gone SUV crazy, those that position themselves as hardcore car enthusiasts seem to have universally adopted a negative stance towards the Sports Utility Vehicle. I liken it to the music snob that goes out of their way to express just how terrible the tracks on the Top… » 8/14/14 2:49am 8/14/14 2:49am