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2019 Genesis G70 First Drive: Image is Everything

Rumor has it that the traditional four-door sedan is in the throes of a prolonged death spiral, squeezed into irrelevance by crossovers on one end and EVs on the other. But apparently Genesis hasn’t gotten the memo. Although its own SUVs are right around the corner, the 2019 G70 comes ready to stake a claim […]

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How Genesis’ Dream Team Could Reinvent the Luxury Car – The Lohdown

It all started back in 2006 when Kia Motors announced that Peter Schreyer would become its new Chief Design Officer. At the time, this move seemed equally audacious and puzzling: smart hire by Kia boss Eui-sun Chung, the son of Mong-koo Chung, the billionaire chairman and CEO of Hyundai Motor Group (HMG), but perhaps foolish […]

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Refreshing or Revolting: 2019 BMW 8 Series Coupe vs. 2018 Lexus LC

The 2019 BMW 8 Series revives a nameplate that hasn’t been seen in this market in 20 years. But the idea of a flagship coupe isn’t new. Other automakers have launched big, luxurious two-door grand tourers of their own before and since—including Lexus, which has the seductive-looking and surprisingly fun-to-drive LC 500. How does the BMW’s […]

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Roborace Proves Human Drivers are Optional in Goodwood Hillclimb

Technology firm Roborace succeeded at making history at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Its Robocar was the first autonomous race car ever to climb the hill at the event, and as you can see in the video below, it did a pretty good job. Automated computer systems and a variety of sensors give the […]

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Video: Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign Runs the Goodwood Hillclimb

Over the years, the Nissan GT-R has become a bit dated due to a lack of a full redesign. Now, a collaboration between Nissan and Italdesign has resulted in a fresh reinterpretation of the sports car. The Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign debuted at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, where it was recorded running the famous […]

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