October 10, 2014: The mid-engine Corvette rumors have started again, only to be joined by word that Ford is about to launch a new GT and take it to Le Mans in 2016. And there’s even talk that Cadillac will get in on the act with its own version of he C8 Corvette. We analyze the rumors, and add some fuel to the fire. These supercars will have tons of tech, but so will your next car as emissions and fuel economy regulations push automakers and suppliers to get more from less. We speak with the folks from Mahle about the changes you can expect to see in the coming years. When Kia redesigned the Soul for 2014, it greatly improved nearly every aspect of the car, but did it go too far and eliminate too much of its charming personality? VW, meanwhile, is losing market share and has declining sales in the U.S., but isn’t this the company that boasted it would sell 800,000 VW’s in America by 2018? We take a look at what’s been going on behind the scenes. On the lighter side, Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and Southern Comfort Automotive have hooked up to build a bad-ass Chevy Silverado called “The Reaper” that can be mild or wild. And Al Vinikour has his own take on monster trucks, and the most important accessory your monster truck needs.