Renowned Rolls-Royce And BMW Designer Murdered In Apparent Car Theft

Image: Rolls-Royce Ian Cameron, the man essentially single-handedly responsible for the renaissance of Rolls-Royce design following its purchase by BMW in 2003, was stabbed to death at his Lake Ammer home in Bavaria on July 12. Authorities suspect the unknown assailant, who fled the scene, was attempting to steal a valuable car from Cameron’s extensive … Read more

This Impeccably Clean Ford Escort Wagon Parked After Just 358 Miles Is Now Up For Sale

Image: Bring A Trailer Sometimes it seems as if Bring A Trailer is slowly turning into a crooked used car lot where low-mileage, basic cars go for big prices. It keeps happening and it’s happening yet again, this time with a Ford Escort from 1991 with just 358 miles on the clock. Cedric The Entertainer … Read more

These Are The Most Comfortable Cars Ever Built

2004 Lexus LS430 by Southampton Water.Photo: National Motor Museum/Heritage Images (Getty Images) As we get older and our brains fully mature, we become more risk averse and more comfortable being comfortable. Some folks have always aspired to a cushy and pampered lifestyle, and others learn to appreciate the comfy things in life as the youthful … Read more

Now It’s The Replacement Airbags That Are Killing Americans

Good morning! It’s Friday, July 12, 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. We Hope Steve Never Has to Test This Motorcycle Airbag Vest 1st Gear: NHTSA Warns Millions Of Cars … Read more

Nissan Will Kill Both The Altima And Versa: Report

The Nissan Versa isn’t necessarily the best car you can buy, but it is a car, and with a base price of $16,680 it’s the least-expensive new car that you can buy in the United States. It’s also seen a massive increase in sales through the first half of this year, selling 61 percent more … Read more

Watch Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya Slide Hyundai EVs Around A Track

If you’re familiar with the Drift King, Keiichi Tsuchiya, you know he loves to take very cool cars and get them slideways on track. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 N is a very cool car, as are the RN22e and Vision N 74 concepts. So naturally, when Hyundai handed Tsuchiya the keys to all three, he … Read more

This Manual-Swapped Lexus IS300 SportCross Might Be The Perfect Wagon

Photo: Facebook Marketplace If you could assemble the perfect car from parts, what would you put together? A cargo-hauling wagon body maybe, with a stout inline-six that loves boost and a manual transmission. If that sounds like your ideal enthusiast car, then you’d be well served by this absolutely gorgeous manual-swapped IS300 SportCross. What Car … Read more

This Ford Focus Concept Had The Heart Of An Escort RS And A Body By Ghia

The Focus was the small car that took Ford into the 21st century. Ford wanted to replicate the success of the Escort, which sold well around the world throughout the ’80s and ’90s. A few years before Ford settled on making the Focus its world car, the name graced a concept car in 1992. The Ford … Read more

One Of Just 230 Lincoln Continental Coach Door Editions Is Currently Up For Auction

Image: Bring A Trailer Lincoln doesn’t make sedans anymore, instead following parent Ford’s lead and going all-in on luxury SUVs and crossovers. The brand’s last crack at a sedan was the tenth-generation Continental that debuted for the 2017 model year. Unfortunately it was a flop, but just before the model was dropped from production, Lincoln … Read more

I Think Ford Copied BMW’s Key From A Decade Ago

Photo: Andy Kalmowitz / Jalopnik I just had a 2024 Ford Maverick Tremor dropped off for a week of testing, and when I was handed the key I was taken aback by how familiar it seemed. This was very odd considering the fact I’ve never tested a Ford before – therefore I’ve never seen the … Read more