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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan First Drive

On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan The Volkswagen PR team euphemistically says it has been “fairly underrepresented” in the SUV market. That’s perhaps an understatement: thanks to the crossover boom and falling sedan sales, VW’s US deliveries are down some 25 percent from 2012 to 2016, the decline beginning even before the diesel scandal. But a pair of new VW SUVs ...

2018 Volvo XC60

On Monday, July 17th, 2017
2018 Volvo XC60 What does a once down, but fast recovering, global automaker do to replace its top-selling vehicle when its size-larger, three-row luxury CUV has scored multiple awards and strong sales since its 2016 debut? Especially when that vehicle is a segment leader in Europe, but still a fairly minor player in burgeoning North American premium midsize ...

Mercedes Pickup Truck Ready To Roll, But Not In U.S.

On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
Mercedes-Benz X-Class You wouldn’t throw a ton’s worth of gravel in the back of a shiny new Mercedes, unless that Mercedes starts with the letter X. After showing two concepts last October, Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser video of the production model that debuts next week. The automaker calls it the “first of a new kind,” although ...

Bugatti Displayed 9,404 Horsepower At The 2017 Goodwood Festival Of Speed

On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
Bugatti Much like Pebble Beach, Villa d’Este, and Amelia Island, the Goodwood Festival of Speed brings some unbelievable cars out of the woodwork. It’s a celebration of everything fast, interesting, and rare, so every automaker was peacocking the greatest cars to ever wear their respective badge. It’s no surprise then that Bugatti was out in full ...

2017 Toyota 86 Test Drive

On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
2017 Toyota 86 The Scion FR-S was one of the best affordable sports cars in the world when Toyota killed it, along with the rest of its youth-oriented brand, last year. Along with a fresh set of Toyota badges, the two-door, 2+2 coupe gets redesigned front and rear bumpers that improve aerodynamics; a retuned suspension to improve its ...

2018 Toyota Camry: Why Keep the V-6?

On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
2018 Toyota Camry GM, Hyundai/Kia, and Mazda have all ditched six-cylinder engines from their midsize sedan offerings in favor of turbo or hybridized four-bangers, and Honda is about to follow suit with its blockbuster Accord. A transverse inline-four weighs less and packages much tighter than a V-6, so the entire lineup can benefit from weight and space savings ...

Here’s Our Best Look Yet At The 2018 Audi A8

On Saturday, June 17th, 2017
2018 Audi A8 Coming up on the reveal of the new 2018 Audi A8 in Barcelona in July, Audi has dropped a video showing how the new flagship sedan can park itself in an enclosed garage. Though details on the car are currently scarce, the new video does give us a decent look at both its exterior and ...

2018 Lexus LC 500 First Drive Review

On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
2018 Lexus LC 500 The Lexus LC coupe design is bold and aggressive, replicating almost exactly the style of the Lexus LF-LC concept — a stunning coupe that won the EyesOn Design award for best concept when it debuted in 2012 at the Detroit Auto Show. Four years later when the production Lexus LC coupe debuted at the 2016 ...

2018 Chevrolet Equinox 1.5T Premier First Test

On Monday, June 12th, 2017
2018 Chevrolet Equinox The Chevrolet Equinox was one of the lesser-known compact crossovers in the market, and it didn’t really help that, in terms of size, it was slightly larger than most of its competitive set. Now sized appropriately and packing more tech, the all-new 2018 Equinox is looking to take a bite out of the rapidly growing ...

2019 Volkswagen Arteon

On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
2019 Volkswagen Arteon For a few years after its 2008 launch, the Volkswagen Passat CC enjoyed a respectable level of sales success in the U.S. that peaked at 29,502 in 2011, when it accounted for 9 percent of the brand’s volume. Despite a facelift and a name change to just CC, its momentum receded rapidly; in 2016, the ...