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JR Chocco

Car fanatic journalist living in the PNW covering all things automotive.

Mark Webber drives a Porsche Mission E

Mark Webber Porsche Mission E

Porsche has yet to officially reveal the production version of the Mission E electric car, but it recently let Porsche brand ambassador and former FIA World Endurance Champion, Mark Webber get some time behind the wheel of a prototype. Webber was able to put a thinly disguised Mission E prototype on Porsche’s test track at Weissach to get his...

Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol is ready for an adventure

Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol

Sorry this isn't just your typical soft riding crossover. Nissan has unveiled the ultimate SUV for a fun overlanding trip- the Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol. As its name suggests, the Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol is ready to tackle whatever you can throw at it, but unlike some other rugged SUVs, you can take your whole family along for the...

2019 BMW M2 Competition priced at $58,900

2019 BMW M2 Competition

The 2019 BMW M2 Competition will officially arrive in July and when it does, be prepared to pay a premium. The 2019 M2 Competition will start at $58,900, which is $4,400 more than the current M2. That extra $4 grand does get you the same S55 engine as the M3 and M4, a long list of other performance...

Rolls-Royce to switch to an all electric lineup by 2040

2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan

With several automakers expected to switch to all-electric lineups in the not too distant future, it's only a matter of time until the arrival of electrified powertrains will force the extinction of massive combustion engines. Rolls-Royce loves its 12-cylinder engine, but even Rolls-Royce expects that it will soon be extinct, since it predicts that by 2040, its entire lineup...

2019 Audi A8 priced at $83,800

2019 Audi A8

The completely revamped 2019 Audi A8 flagship sedan will officially arrive in the U.S. this fall and we're now hearing some details about its pricing, which starts at $83,800 before the destination fees. That means that the 2019 Audi A8 starts at about the same price as the BMW 7 Series, but comes in thousands cheaper than the Mercedes-Benz...

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster arrives with 515-hp

2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled another new member of the GT family - the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster. The new GT S Roadster sits in between the standard GT Roadster and the 550-hp GT C Roadster. The 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT S Roadster is powered by a 4.0-liter V8 biturbo that generates 515 hp and 494 lb-ft. of torque. The V8 is...

2018 Fiat 500 is now a lot more expensive

2018 Fiat 500

Fiat is giving the 2018 Fiat 500 a series of updates, with the biggest change being the addition of a turbocharged engine across the lineup, but it comes at a cost. The 2018 Fiat 500 is now $1,500 more expensive than last year's model, which could hurt the small hatchback's sales. According to Cars Direct, the 2018 Fiat 500 Pop...

Ford Focus and C-Max production officially ends

2017 Ford C-Max Energi

Ford quietly ended production of the Focus sedan and C-Max Hybrid at its Michigan Assembly plant last Friday. Last month Ford announced that it would be killing off its slow selling car models and now its official. The sad news is that Ford didn't even announce the last day of production. The end for both models has been a long...

Audi e-tron electric SUV will debut on August 30

Audi e-tron electric suv

Audi has announced that its first fully electric model, the e-tron SUV will have its world debut on August 30 at the Audi Summit in Brussels. The e-tron SUV is just the first of many electric models that Audi is planning as it hopes to sell 800,000 electrified vehicles a year by 2025. Audi also recently confirmed that the e-tron...

2019 BMW M5 Competition debuts with 617-hp

2019 BMW M5 Competition

We're just coming off the debut of the M2 Competition and now BMW has upped the ante with the M5 Competition. The 2019 BMW M5 Competition may not look too different from the standard M5, but what you get is more power, an even sportier suspension setup and some styling updates. Lets start with the fun. The 2019 BMW M5...




2018 Chevy Cruze TD Hatchback Review

2018 Chevy Cruze TD Hatchback Review: A TDI successor

Ever since Volkswagen made the word "diesel" a dirty word, the diesel-powered segment has been questionable in the United States. Luckily not every automaker...
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