Designing The 2021 Jeep Wagoneer Concept

Chris Benjamin and Tim Aness on reimagining a classic, inside and out

Originally produced from 1963 to 1993, the Jeep Wagoneer oozes nostalgia—from the boxy shape to its wood paneling. Redesigning such an icon guarantees backlash, but the 2021 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer Concept balances retro Americana with contemporary style, courtesy of curvier lines and premium materials. A sophisticated and significant design choice, there’s no Jeep insignia anywhere on the vehicle—inside or out. But the lack …

Highlights from the 2020 Beijing Auto Show

Originally set for March, the Beijing Auto Show is on now and marks the first large-scale trade show for the industry since the onset of the pandemic. It makes sense that this be the first, given the industry’s reliance on Chinese buyers to rebound the global economy—and especially the car market. There were a handful of notable unveilings—Kiwigogo’s flying concept, Citroën’s smart tire prototype and …

Introducing the Magnificent Maserati MC20 Supercar

For the first time, a vehicle conceived, designed, engineered, prototyped and tested entirely in Modena, Italy

In our first public (but socially distanced) event since the beginning of the pandemic, our Italian correspondent was on site in Modena, Italy for the launch of Maserati‘s MC20 supercar. Within a vast racetrack and in front of a screen more reminiscent of an open-air cinema, dozens of historic Maseratis were on view along with the newest member of the prestigious automaker’s family. After videos …