Stefan Ogbac

Stefan has been writing about the auto industry since 2014. Even though he owes the Dodge Viper for turning him into an avid car enthusiast, he’s found his niche on Japanese and Korean autos. Based in Los Angeles, you’ll find Stefan in the kitchen whipping up delicious food when not tinkering with cars or cruising on Angeles Crest.
Stefan Ogbac
2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo S track review: Tackling Porsche’s Experience Center Los Angeles

Performance is key to Porsche’s DNA. Every one of its vehicles, regardless of what’s powering it, must be capable on a track and a winding road. It gives their cars an identity, a distinguishing factor that you won’t mistake for anything else. Driving the Taycan Turbo S at the Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/2/2021
Mercedes-AMG outlines E Performance hybrid, all-electric powertrains

Mercedes-AMG has revealed its next-generation of electrified powertrains. Dubbed E Performance, these include a range of hybrid and all-electric powertrains developed in-house. The hybrid systems, which are based on four- and eight-cylinder engines, will be paired to AMG’s latest 4Matic+ AWD system and the Speedshift nine-speed automatic transmission. The lightweight battery is mounted just above […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/31/2021
Genesis X Concept is a near production ready all-electric grand tourer

Genesis has unveiled the X Concept, showing off the next evolution of the brand’s design language. This all-electric coupe follows the New York, GV80, Essentia, and Mint concepts, all of which previewed where Genesis was headed in terms of looks. The X previews what Genesis’ battery-electric models could look like. You won’t mistake the Genesis […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/30/2021
Lexus will add 10 electrified models by 2025

Lexus has announced that it will add more electrified vehicles to its lineup. Among the 20 new or improved models, 10 of them will be either a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or battery-electric. The rollout will vary by region and access to infrastructure. By 2025, every vehicle in the Lexus range will have an electrified variant […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/30/2021
Lexus LF-Z Electrified concept previews the brand’s future

The Lexus LF-Z Electrified Concept has arrived to give us a glimpse of the brand’s future design direction. This next evolution takes into account the fact that certain Lexus models will be pure battery-electric vehicles. Take the front fascia, which is instantly recognizable thanks to its thin headlight clusters and spindle grille. However, the latter […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/30/2021
2022 Kia EV6 lineup revealed with a high power GT version

The second vehicle on the Hyundai Motor Group’s E-GMP architecture has been revealed, the 2022 Kia EV6. This is the first battery-electric vehicle for the brand and it’ll even come in a hot performance variant. In total, Kia will have seven EVs on the E-GMP platform while another four will be on existing ones. The […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/30/2021
Genesis teases new electric sports coupe in YouTube video

Genesis dropped a quick 16-second teaser of what appears to be a svelte all-electric sports coupe. This could be hinting at the production version of the Essentia concept from a couple of years ago. Based on what the short video shows, this vehicle appears to be a two-door, four-seat coupe. A lot of Genesis’ current […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/29/2021
Mercedes-Benz EQS interior — including Hyperscreen — shown off in all of its glory

The official debut of the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS isn’t too far away and the brand has shown off the battery-electric sedan’s interior in all of its screen-packed glory. Mercedes’ new MBUX Hyperscreen dominates the cabin, flaunting one display after another. In total, the whole system covers 56 inches’ worth of curved glass housing three massive […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/29/2021
2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV review: Do you need to wait for the new generation?

The Chevrolet Bolt EV was a pioneer when it arrived five years ago. It was one of the first battery electric vehicles to offer over 200 miles of range on a single charge. Since then, the Bolt EV received consistent updates including a 21-mile range increase to 259 miles for the 2020 model year. Is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/29/2021
2021 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring PHEV gets fuel economy rated and EV range documented

The EPA has posted the fuel economy and range ratings for the 2021 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid. This is the third powertrain option on the smallest crossover in Lincoln’s lineup. In EV mode, the Corsair Grand Touring is rated for 28 miles. With a full tank and battery charge, the Corsair Grand Touring […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/26/2021