Is Fernando Alonso The Aston Martin Taylor Swift Sings About On ‘Tortured Poets?’

Is Alonso the Aston of Taylor’s eye? Photo: Bryn Lennon – Formula 1 (L) Ashok Kumar/TAS24 (R) (Getty Images) It’s a big day. Taylor Swift just released her heartbreaking new album and surprised fans by making it a whopping double release with 31 songs and more than two-hours of new music. Have you listened yet? … Read more

At $39,500, Is This 2006 Aston Martin DB9 A Good Deal?

You can count the car makers that have offered V12s without even having to take off a shoe. Today’s Nice Price or No Dice DB9 was Aston Martin’s second foray into that market. Let’s see if it’s now worth a new owner delving into. Behind The Scenes of “007: Road To A Million” The present … Read more

2024 Aston Martin DB12 Volante Finally Nails The Brief

Aston Martin has had a shaky few years. From canceled models to new leadership and some much-maligned tech and ergonomics, the 111-year-old British company has been struggling to cement its place and purpose in the modern world. The recent cars have been gorgeous and in many ways great to drive, but up against more fully … Read more

I Want Something With Speed, Style, And Exclusivity! What Car Should I Buy?

Nik has a 2010 Aston Martin Vantage that he really likes, but he is getting the bug for something different. He wants something with style and exclusivity like the Aston and therefore doesn’t want to get one of the typical brands. With a budget of around $100,000 what car should he buy? The Little Car … Read more

Fisker Can’t Even Get The Ocean’s Doors Right

Photo: Fisker Auto safety regulators have apparently opened a preliminary probe in the very troubled Fisker Ocean because of complaints the doors of the electric crossover sometimes don’t open when you want them to. This is less than ideal if you are familiar with the functionality of doors. Man, Fisker really cannot catch a break. … Read more

$56,300 Polestar 4 EV Is The Cheapest Car You Can Buy Without A Rear Window

There have been a handful of cars with no rear window in recent years, whether it be for aerodynamic or pure styling reasons, they instead use a high-def camera and digital rear-view mirror to give you a view behind. But all such cars have been high-end supercars or limited-run specials, like the Ferrari 812 Competizione, … Read more

This Jet-Powered Kei Truck Has Fired Its Way Into My Heart

The bed may be no use, but this might be the ideal pickup truck. Screenshot: Live & Learn via YouTube If money was no object, what would be the first car you bought? Would you opt for a slick new Aston Martin DB12, or perhaps a lovely electric vehicle from a company like Lucid? What … Read more

Plug-In Hybrid Sales Are Outpacing EVs

Good morning! It’s Friday, March 22, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. New York Joins California, Banning Non-Electric Vehicles After 2035 1st Gear: Plug-In Hybrids Are Outpacing EV Sales Electric … Read more

Fisker Was A Coachbuilder Before He Started His Own Car Company

By all other accounts, Henrik Fisker has been pretty successful. He had a hand in designing some of the most iconic cars ever made, like the original BMW X5 and Z8, Aston Martin DB9, and Vantage. However, after years in the auto design business, Fisker decided to leave to pursue making cars. Since then he’s … Read more

McLaren Sold Its Soul To Bahrain To Fund Its Supercars

McLaren has been on increasingly rocky ground in recent years as it struggled to find funding to secure its future. The British supercar maker previously put its headquarters up for sale and turned to the sovereign wealth fund of Bahrain for a cash injection. Now, the Middle Eastern country has taken full ownership of McLaren … Read more