Brandon Turkus,

Brandon Turkus

Orion charter Township, MI, United States

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Past articles by Brandon:

Subaru Viziv-7 Concept is AWD done XXL

Autoblog brings you original footage of the Subaru Viziv-7 Concept from every angle at the 2016 LA Auto Show. Check back for more Autoblog Beauty-Roll of the big debuts in Los Angeles. → Read More

Revology recreates the 1966 Shelby GT350 with modern comfort and power

The Ford Shelby GT350 is one of the most iconic of American muscle cars, and now, it's available without all the compromises inherent in a 50-year-old car. → Read More

Who can save Top Gear? 50 Cent

Rapper Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson says he's the man to save Top Gear after its uneven 23rd season, arguing that the show is "unrecognizable" with the new cast. → Read More

Next Nissan Juke to get new platform, hybrid option possible

Nissan is making big changes for its second-generation Juke, but as long as it's still fun to drive, we aren't going to complain that much. → Read More

BMW is 'watching the pickup space closely'

Sure, BMW is now building front-wheel-drive cars. But they'll never build a pickup... right? Right? → Read More

China bans autonomous vehicle tests, for now

China is working on new autonomous drive regulations, which could be bad news for fast-advancing auto companies. → Read More

NHTSA could finally start using rear-seat crash-test dummies [UPDATE]

Despite the increases in front-seat safety, passengers riding in the back seat lack some of the most basic protection systems, like pre-tensioners. → Read More

5 essential dos and don'ts of off-roading in a 4x4

When do you select low-range? What's the right time to switch from two- to four-wheel-drive? What shouldn't you do if you get stuck? The answers are all here. → Read More

The Ford F-150 Raptor is going to China [UPDATE]

We talk to Ford Performance Marketing Manager Henry Ford III – yes, Henry Ford's great-great grandson – about his division's push in the People's Republic. → Read More

Mercedes-AMG GLC43 sets the Audi SQ5 in its sights

The Mercedes-AMG GLC43 matches up a 362-hp V6 with a nine-speed automatic and a rear-wheel-biased all-wheel-drive system, for a 4.8-second run to 60. → Read More

Chevy preparing new Camaro ZL1 Convertible?

Chevrolet looks to be prepping a new high-performance ZL1 Camaro that could pack up to 640 ponies from a 6.2-liter, supercharged V8. → Read More

2016 Ford Explorer Sport Review [w/video]

The 2016 Ford Explorer Sport has a punchy, 365-horsepower, twin-turbocharged engine. But that can't compensate for a number of longstanding issues. → Read More

Alfa Romeo realigns product onslaught (again)

Alfa Romeo has reshuffled its product strategy and pushed back the launch date for multiple models, originally slated for 2018, to the mid-2020s. → Read More

Evolutionary Rolls-Royce Phantom replacement captured for first time

The new range-topping Rolls-Royce won't change its style that much, but its aluminum-intensive construction should result in a much lighter luxury sedan. → Read More

Do training and maintenance cuts endanger troops?

Three times as many servicemen were killed in helicopters in 2015 as in 2014, raising questions about the impact of cuts to maintenance and training budgets. → Read More

2016 GMC Sierra All Terrain X is cool but no Raptor threat

GMC builds a brawnier Sierra All Terrain model. The All Terrain X special edition gets more power, knobbier tires, and blacked-out wheels. → Read More

Angry French taxi drivers block Paris road to protest Uber

French taxi drivers protesting Uber set fires on Parisian freeways Tuesday in the midst of a larger public sector strike gripping France. → Read More

Next-gen Porsche Panamera loses its buttons

Our spies have captured some of the first images of the next Porsche Panamera's interior, showing touch-capacitive controls and a 918's steering wheel. → Read More

Someone built an adorable, working V8 engine out of paper

The pistons and crankshaft work, and when plugged into a → Read More

European authorities angered by VW's North American compensation program

Volkswagen is under attack by European legislators after refusing to expand its US compensation program to EU consumers. → Read More