First Drive: 2022 Infiniti QX55

First Drive: 2022 Infiniti QX55

Infiniti is rolling out some fresh machinery, and the first one up is the QX55. It's a coupe-ified version of the QX50 crossover. And those are selling well right now. Can Infiniti bite into some of that luxury/premium coupe crossover market space? It's a strong... maybe, from us on this ...
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The News for March 19th, 2021

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Kia reveals updated Stinger, BMW shows off ugly i4 and iX EVs, Acura gives us a hint at TLX Type S pricing, and Audi ...
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Hooniverse Asks: Does your car sound good during a cold start?

When you first fire up your car in the morning, does it get all wonderfully growly and snarly? Or does it just whir-whir-whir-sputter-cough-bang and chug to life? Regardless of what your car does, you're aware that some cars sound delightful upon that twisting that key or pressing a starter button ...
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Lyn Woodward Returns – Off The Road Again Podcast: Episode 61

Welcome back to the Off the Road Again podcast! We’ve missed you. The focus is on the off-road adventure but we also dabble in all things SUV, truck, and van, maybe even some rally cars. Ross & Chris welcome Lyn Woodward back to the show. Lyn does video car reviews for Kelley Blue Book and writes automotive pieces for ...
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Sabine Schmitz will be missed

Sabine Schmitz will be missed

The Queen of the Nurburgring passed away at 51-years-old. She had been battling cancer since 2017. Here are some of our favorite Sabine moments from Top Gear and her racing career. Sabine will be missed. Her passion Destroying the Competition Top Gear - Nurburgring Van Challenge Top Gear - King ...
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Hooniverse Asks: Is the Lamborghini Sian ugly?

Hooniverse Asks: Is the Lamborghini Sian ugly?

Dating back ten years, the Lamborghini Aventador is one of the oldest supercars on the market. While this lifespan may seem like eons in the car world, it's typical of a V12 Lamborghini. The four flagships that came before the Aventador -- the Miura, Countach, Diablo, and Murcielago -- reigned ...
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Ford F-150 PowerBoost: The hybrid work site command center

Ford F-150 PowerBoost: The hybrid work site command center

The 2021 Ford F-150 Powerboost is a hybrid pickup truck. It pairs a twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine with an electric motor and battery pack to deliver power and driving range. You can still tow and haul plenty, but you can also power up your work site when you need to ...
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The False Neutral Podcast #110 – Discount City!

Eric was in the broadcast booth this past weekend. He announced the Daytona 200 for the trackside crowd and the NBC Sports streaming broadcast. We recorded this episode before he left Michigan for Florida and we talk about his (at the time) upcoming broadcast. Garrett is back in good health! ...
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For Sale: Perfect #VanLife platform? A school bus!

For Sale: Perfect #VanLife platform? A school bus!

There are a lot of choices out there for vehicles that you can turn into weekend adventure camping rigs. My personal favorite right now would have to be the Ford Transit with the EcoBoost engine and all-wheel-drive setup. Those are spendy though, and my shopping routine is more akin to ...
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HEMTT vs Ford F-350 drag race

The racing we need; OshKosh HEMTT faces off against a Ford F-450 towing 3 vehicles

No, despite what Hoonigan's gentle giant wants you to think OshKosh Truck and OshKosh B'gosh are not the same company. They were both founded in that same-named town in Wisconsin, but one focuses on children's clothes (and is now owned by Carter's) while the other focuses on industrial equipment and ...
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Hooniverse Asks: Can you sell me a bad car?

Hooniverse Asks: Can you sell me a bad car?

I'll often get asked about the best cars for sale right now. Rarely, I'm also asked about the worst cars for sale or if there are any bad cars right now. The answer is really that it all depends on what you want out of your vehicle. But at the moment, ...
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Land Rover wants to honor non-profit groups with specially outfitted Defenders

Land Rover is launching a new effort that aims to honor and help non-profit groups. It's called the Defender Above and Beyond Service Awards. There are seven categories for groups to fall into for recognition, and winners in these categories will ultimately receive specially kitted-out Defender SUVs. The groups are ...
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The "future of the commuter car" is a featureless box on wheels and you can buy it

The “future of the commuter car” is a featureless box on wheels and you can buy it

Old concept cars offer a fascinating look into how society in the past envisioned the future. With their radical styling, pioneering technology, and lack of real-world production constraints, concepts offer designers an unusual amount of freedom to express their visions. Usually, when a concept car becomes irrelevant, it's shoved into ...
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The News for March 12th, 2021

Welcome to the Hooniverse News! As always, this is a weekly recap of the biggest stories in the automotive industry without the fluff or bull. This week: Jeep reveals ridiculously luxurious Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer, Canoo shows off radical cabover EV pickup concept, Hyundai gets us antsy with Kona N renderings, ...
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Hooniverse Asks: Are you DIYing any modifications to your vehicle?

Hooniverse Asks: Are you DIYing any modifications to your vehicle?

The mudflaps on my Montero are not in great shape. Well, the rear ones aren't there and the fronts have been hacked so just a portion remains that contains the bracket. I've been searching for stock replacements for quite some time now. I've found a few that are too expensive. I ...
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Levi Shirley – Off The Road Again Podcast: Episode 60

Welcome back to the Off the Road Again podcast! We’ve missed you. The focus is on the off-road adventure but we also dabble in all things SUV, truck, and van, maybe even some rally cars. Ross & Chris welcome Levi Shirley to the show. Levi races in Ultra4. "Loretta" is his LSX-powered #81 rear-engined ride that is able to ...
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