Unveiling The Polestar 3 Electric SUV

Digging into the design of the Swedish carmaker's new anchor vehicle

“The Polestar 3 is the anchor, the car that is the core of our brand,” says Thomas Ingenlath, the company’s CEO, in Copenhagen this week at the vehicle’s world premier. While Polestar is now five years old and this is their third production model, it’s really the first to be designed and built entirely within the company as previous models were germinated at Volvo before …

Designing the Retrofuturistic 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 6

The brand's chief designer SangYup Lee tells us about the much anticipated follow-up to the Ioniq 5

“I’m excited and nervous,” says SangYup Lee, Hyundai’s design chief and a star within the auto design world. “It’s been three years of hard work.” This is just before the silk slips off of his latest creation: the culmination of a thousand days of countless micro-decisions, renderings, adjustments, collaboration, effort and toil, all tucked under a veil in London’s Shoreditch Studios. The Ioniq 6 arrives …

Test Drive: 2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 Cabriolet

This luxurious grand tourer encourages drivers to take their time, rather than race

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 Cabriolet could be described as a drop-top isolation chamber: it’s a luxurious grand tourer, bringing a suite of top-flight comforts to top-down driving. More importantly, this Benz fully delivers the premium experience one expects from the brand. It’s classically handsome and crisp in design. Its grille looks like a grille, its fascia doesn’t shout, and its sheetmetal doesn’t resemble a metallic interpretation …