Sunday, 19 January 2020

2020 Hyundai Palisade vs. 2020 Kia Telluride

As platform-mates, the DNA profiles of both the 2020 Hyundai Palisade and the 2020 Kia Telluride are so closely related that a 23andMe genetic test would struggle to tell the two apart.

Kia Telluride and Hyundai Palisade

  • Kia and Hyundai are rolling out price increases for the Telluride and Palisade three-row SUVs.

Porsche's Macan Turbo Is Back with 434 HP

  • The Porsche Macan Turbo rejoins the Macan lineup for 2020 after a one-year hiatus.

301-HP Countryman JCW

  • The 2020 Mini Countryman JCW All4 sprinted from zero to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds in our testing.

Porsche's New 911 in Germany

"I don't think I'd vacation in Germany," declared our British photographer and now German resident, Tom Salt, as we poured along the A7 autobahn in a 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S at a blissful 130 mph.

Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Hyundai's Hydrogen Semi-Truck Concept

  • Hyundai rolled out its concept for a hydrogen-powered semi that is designed to meet both U.S. and European regulations.

Hyundai's 45 Concept

  • Hyundai has pulled the wraps off the 45 concept at this year's Frankfurt auto show.

2020 Land Rover Defender Is Back and Better

  • It has been years since we've seen a Defender, but Land Rover is introducing this all-new version at the Frankfurt auto show.

Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS Concept

  • Mercedes-Benz unveiled a sporty vision of the future at the Frankfurt auto show: the Vision EQS electric concept car, which previews an EV S-class.

Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR Concept Inspired by 2009 Film Avatar

  • Apparently, Mercedes-Benz thinks the 2009 movie Avatar is the right inspiration for CES in 2020.

Saturday, 4 January 2020

VW Says Final Goodbye to Beetle with Touching Tribute Ad

  • Volkswagen says its final goodbye to the Beetle with a touching tribute video to air on New Year's Eve 2019.

2020 Subaru Outback vs. 2019 Honda Passport

Americans continue to avoid traditional station wagons like an infectious disease, yet they buy the lifted, long-roof Subaru Outback at a considerable clip—roughly 152,000 of the things so far this year.

2020 BMW X1 vs. 2019 Audi Q3

Compact premium SUVs have become red hot, with virtually every luxury manufacturer now playing in this rapidly growing segment.

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid vs. 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

This electrifying comparison features two of the best-selling SUV nameplates in the United States, competing in what is arguably the most popular market segment.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC300 vs. 2019 BMW X3

It's perhaps best to think of the Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X3 as the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 of the luxury SUV world.

2020 BMW 3-series vs. 2020 Genesis G70

Hyundai’s Genesis luxury brand is still pretty green, and its lineup continues to lack an all-important SUV.

2020 Genesis G70 vs. 2020 Volvo S60

Despite the influx of SUVs and crossovers, the compact luxury sports sedan remains a thing.

2019 BMW X7 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

This comparison test is more than a decade in the making.

2020 Toyota Supra vs. 1994 Toyota Supra Turbo

Dressed up like Lance Armstrong and pedaling a pricey carbon-fiber road bicycle for all it's worth, a cyclist somehow finds the breath to compliment Aron Meystedt's 25-year-old Toyota Supra.

Everything about Our 2019 Long-Term Ram 1500 Except for One Annoying Flaw

20,000-Mile Update
With 23,000 miles on the odometer of our long-term 2019 Ram 1500, we remain convinced that this is the ultimate truck for a world where pickups are used as commuters and family haulers.

Wednesday, 1 January 2020

Tesla Cybertruck's Odd Shape May Deserve This Equally Angular Garage Design

In all the hullabaloo over the Tesla Cybertruck—from the supposedly bulletproof windows to the stainless-steel sheetmetal to the polarizing design—people may forget that the monstrosity is a big truck, albeit one that can hit 60 from a standstill in 2.9 seconds.

2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV

"On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run about fifty more miles if you have the right music very loud on the radio."

2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 3.0L Duramax

Given the EPA's full frontal assault on diesel-powered anything and the exhaustive scrutiny it applies to diesel-engine certification in the wake of Volkswagen's Dieselgate scandal, it's a wonder this oil-burning 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 exists at all.

2020 Subaru Outback Touring Wagon

Ask an enthusiast to name the most iconic Subaru and they're likely to say the WRX.

2020 Toyota Avalon TRD

The 2020 Toyota Avalon TRD is something new, at least for Toyota.

2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

Christopher Bullock couldn't have known his thought was incomplete when, in 1716, he wrote, "'Tis impossible to be sure of anything but death and taxes."

2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo

If you just plunked down your Black Card on a 2020 Corvette Z51, heed this warning: Do not challenge a Lamborghini Huracán Evo to a race.

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S Coupe

Spawned from Mercedes-Benz's popular GLC-class compact luxury SUV lineup, the high-performance 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 S coupe pegs the absurdity meter in nearly every metric.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE350 4Matic

The cheapest form of vehicle customization long has been done with a hair dryer and a plastic ruler.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB250 4Matic

Let's do some free associating. When we say "compact," you say—well, honestly, this is kind of hard to do from inside a magazine.

Sunday, 29 December 2019

2020 Audi RS Q8

Ask marketers what’s in a name and you’ll suddenly find yourself in a meeting where you’ll be informed that the future-proofing of a product’s rationalization cycle as it pertains to branding is at its core a consumer call-to-action activation and a mission-focused key-performance indicator factoring SEO key words from the global research of the monetization structure critical to ROI.

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 4Matic Coupe

The first rule of customer service is that the customer is always right. If that's true, then the world's upmarket car buyers are to blame for the boom of fast SUVs and the decline of the sedans and coupes that usually make for a more rewarding driving experience.

2020 Nissan Sentra Sedan

It's an almost winter day in Southern California, and the tourists in their campers have all returned home, so we're sailing along Pacific Coast Highway in the 2020 Nissan Sentra.

2020 Toyota Highlander

The third-generation version of the Toyota Highlander stills sells in the hundreds of thousands annually, which makes the cautious, calculated approach that Toyota took in fully redesigning its mid-size three-row SUV for the 2020 model year rather unsurprising.

2021 Kia Optima Will Make You Look Rich and Feel Even Richer

Remember when Kia's lineup was a forgettable fleet of cheap transportation? If you can't recall those rental-counter bottom-feeders, trust us, you're not alone.

2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo Is an Evolutionary Masterpiece

What do the Apple iPhone 11, Lucky Charms with the new unicorn marshmallows, and the 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo have in common?

Ferrari sf90-stradale

Starting at
$600,000 est.

2020 Ferrari Roma

Starting at
$225,000 est.

2020 Porsche 911 Carrera vs. 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT Coupe

The one upside to being stuck in a four-hour-long traffic jam is that it gives you more than ample time to think. We were stranded in just such a jam on I-75 in the middle of Ohio cornfields during this comparison test.

2020 GMC Sierra HD Is a Hot Rod of a High-Tech Workhorse

That GMC expects more than half of its redesigned 2020 Sierra HD pickups to be sold as top-level crew-cab Denali models tells you something: