Author: Joe Donaldson


Ford Rolls out the Rear Wheel Drive 2020 Explorer Ahead of the Detroit Auto Show

Ford is getting an early jump on the 2019 Detroit Auto Show debuts with the unveiling of the 2020 Explorer. The new Explorer is an important debut for the company… Read More »

Own a Pair of Wild Coachbuilt Supercars From Designer Ken Okuyama

Automotive design is a tricky thing. There are regulations to meet and aerodynamics to consider, all while taking into account what looks good. However, sometimes designers can throw caution to… Read More »

Hyundai's New Elevate Concept Will Walk Rescue Workers to Disaster Sites

At what point is a car no longer a car? This is the question we’re asking ourselves after Hyundai unveiled its new Elevate Concept at CES 2019. The Elevate seems… Read More »

Modifying Your Consoles in Japan Could Now Cost You Dearly Under Revised Law

If you live in Japan and like to tinker around with your game saves or consoles, listen up. Thanks to a new law, you could find yourself in some hot… Read More »

Ford Sold an F-Series Every 35 Seconds in 2018, While Camaro Withered Away

2018 was an excellent year for all things automotive. So, just who were the big winners and losers? With the release of the 2018 sales data, we can finally answer… Read More »

Bertone Comes Back From The Dead; Could Its Vision GT Car Finally Follow?

Bertone is looking to make an automotive comeback, five years after it went out of business. Back in 2014, Gruppo Bertone filed for bankruptcy. Bits and pieces of it held… Read More »

Start Your New Year off Right and Get Behind the Wheel of a Race Car

If we have one suggestion for a New Year’s resolution, it’s to buy a race car. Why? Because race car of course! If you share the same sentiment as us,… Read More »

Drift 19 Looks to Give Gamers an Authentic Drifting Simulator

A new drifting simulator is on the horizon. Called Drift 19, it hopes to be the most realistic smoking and sideways experience around. Taking the reigns on the development is… Read More »

GTPlanet's 2018 Automotive Year in Review

It seems like just yesterday we were looking at the 2017 Automotive Year in Review. Now in a blink of an eye, we’re closing in on the ending of 2018.… Read More »

Euro Truck Simulator 2, The Crew 2 Top Steam's Top Sellers of 2018

Gaming 9 Dec 30, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Back in July, Steam gave an update on the best selling games through the mid-point of the year. Now that 2018 is coming to a close, it’s released a list… Read More »

Now's Your Chance to Own the Gran Turismo Award-Winning Art Morrison 3G Corvette

Car Culture 9 Dec 26, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

If you want to own a piece of Gran Turismo history, now’s your chance. At the upcoming Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, the Art Morrison Enterprises (AME) 3G Corvette will… Read More »

Toyota Tops the List of 2018's Most-Googled Automotive Brands

Purchasing a vehicle has never been easier than it is today. You simply go to Google, type in what you’re looking for, and you end up with a mountain of… Read More »

You Can Now Play "Pole Position" With Your Tesla

Car Culture 14 Dec 22, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

When it comes to sim racing wheels, you’re presented with a ton of options. Now there’s a new wheel out but there’s a bit of a caveat… It only works… Read More »

Steve McQueen's Pontiac Trans Am From The Hunter Emerges From a Barn

Car Culture 0 Dec 20, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Earlier this year Ford showed off the original 1968 Mustang GT-390 from Bullitt it found on a farm in California. Now, another classic Steve McQueen film car has resurfaced. Unlike… Read More »

Have Some Fun With Caterham's First-Ever Car Configurator

You can hardly accuse Caterham of being progressive. It’s a company whose core business is a car effectively designed in 1952… and you make it yourself. Caterham is old school… Read More »

The MG Metro 6R4: A Little-Known Group B Era Monster

Car Culture 28 Dec 19, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

This week’s Wednesday Want once again zeros in on one of our favorite automotive genres, Group B rally cars. In the past, we’ve showcased the Porsche 959, Peugeot 205 T16,… Read More »

"Wrench", VR-Enabled Mechanic Simulator, Begins Early Access December 19

Gaming 9 Dec 18, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

With only days to spare, it looks like Wrench will meet its autumn release date. Heading to Steam Early Access on Wednesday, December 19, it beats the Winter Solstice by… Read More »

Ken Block's Farewell Tour Lets Him Hoon the Globe in Gymkhana 10

Car Culture 13 Dec 17, 2018 by Joe Donaldson

Pull out the flat brim hat and crack open a Monster, it’s time for the latest edition of Ken Block’s Gymkhana videos. This year’s installment marks the 10th anniversary of… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Getting the Venturi Atlantique? According to Instagram, Yes

Is Forza Horizon 4 getting an additional bit of French flair? An Instagram post from Modern Classics Magazine (MCM) suggests it is. According to the post, MCM was touring the… Read More »

Toyota to Auction the First Production Supra for Charity

The wait is nearly over for the first Toyota Supra to hit the market. However, it won’t arrive at a dealership. Instead, it will cross the auction block at the… Read More »