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Mil-Spec Creates a Hummer H1 Alpha in a Tuxedo

Mil-Spec Automotive, a company specializing in high-end bespoke custom builds located in Birmingham, Michigan, is at it again with another luxuriously menacing AM General Hummer H1. Consistent with all of the company’s builds, the finished product—it has a customer—is packed with finely crafted details that slightly bewilder by their appearance in an H1: plush leather, […]

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Audi Q4 E-Tron Sportback Shows the Sleeker Side of the Concept SUV

At the 2019 Geneva Auto Show a little over a year ago, Audi showed us the Q4 E-Tron concept, a preview of its upcoming compact electric SUV. We’ve still got a while to wait for the production Q4 to hit showrooms—it’s not due until 2021—but Audi has just introduced a little something more to whet […]

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Key Fobgoblin’s Grand-Theft Fobbery of 2,000 New-Car Key Fobs Solved Via eBay

In February 2018, Detroit’s Big Three automakers began noticing something strange with many of the new vehicles shipped out of Southeast Michigan to dealerships: They were missing one of the two key fobs they’re delivered with. The Great Key Fob Caper of 2018, as we’re calling it, was on—and it would last a full six […]

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Building Engines at Home With Roadkill’s Freiburger and Finnegan

Racers, start your engines! One thing first, though—build them! If you’ve been following David Freiburger’s Instagram and watching MotorTrend Working from Home, you know he’s been cleaning out his garage packed full of engine parts and memorabilia while we’ve all been in quarantine. Along the way, he decided to assemble a 350 small-block Chevy, dubbed […]

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2021 Lexus LS Lands in Japan, Portends U.S.-Market Changes

Lexus has updated its flagship LS sedan for the Japanese home market—so while it’s not exactly the model we’re sure to be sent soon, it offers a good preview of the forthcoming refreshed U.S.-market LS luxury four-door. Of note, the LS is not an all-new model, but rather the sort of honing of an existing […]

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