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2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet First Drive Review

On Monday, March 11th, 2019
2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet When it comes to numbers on the new 2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet, how does 12 seconds grab you? No, not the quarter mile (which the S model makes in 11.9 seconds), but the time it takes the convertible to shed its fabric top. The new 911 is beginning its long rollout of model variants. In ...

2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Drivers’ Notes Review

On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe is totally new at just the right time to soak up all the sweet, sweet crossover love out there now. We get bolder styling on the outside with Hyundai’s new cascading grille, and a classier interior with vastly updated technology to boot. We have the top Ultimate trim level with ...

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus First Drive Review

On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
2019 Nissan Leaf Plus The 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus is one of those “ask and you shall receive” situations. The company has lagged behind in the range discussion for too long — the redesigned 2018 Leaf has only a 150-mile range, after all. This is plenty for some people, but the competition offers more. Nissan heard the cries, and ...

2019 BMW M2 Competition Drivers’ Notes Review

On Monday, February 25th, 2019
2019 BMW M2 The 2019 BMW M2 Competition is a revised version of BMW’s smallest performance car. The updated model uses a detuned version of the S55 turbo inline-six from the BMW M3 and M4. Unlike the old N55, it’s a proper M engine, at least as much as that means today. The S55 makes 405 horsepower between ...

Ford Mustang Could Get More Powerful Ecoboost Option For 2020

On Monday, February 18th, 2019
2020 Ford Mustang Carmakers file paperwork with the National Highway Transportation Administration every year that parse VINs for coming models. Hagerty discovered a VIN decoder document for the Ford Mustang suggesting a more powerful engine on the way for the 2020 pony car. According to Bozi Tatarevic, who wrote the Hagerty piece, “sources at Ford say we’re looking ...

2018 Kia Stinger GT Long-Term Update

On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
2018 Kia Stinger GT I look forward to the Detroit Auto Show almost every year. I moved out west, so traveling back for the show offers me a chance to visit the place I grew up, to see what some automakers are bringing to the roads in the upcoming year and to drive some of the long-termers that call ...

AAA Research Finds Icy Temperatures Cut Ev Range Nearly In Half

On Monday, February 11th, 2019
Tesla-Model-S As freezing temperatures plague much of the country, electric vehicle owners may experience a decrease in driving range, compounded by the use of the vehicle’s interior climate control. New research from AAA reveals that when the mercury dips to 20°F and the HVAC system is used to heat the inside of the vehicle, the average ...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Sedan First Drive Review

On Thursday, February 7th, 2019
2020 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S Gotta hand it to AMG. Though the vast majority of the carmaker’s clientele are likelier to eat glass than track their high-powered sedans, we sampled the 2019 AMG GT sedan at the epic 3.4-mile Circuit of the Americas course. Once the tire smoke subsided, we decided the GT is a potent, if slightly less track-worthy ...

Hyundai Tucson N Due In Two Years With ‘At Least 340 Hp’

On Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
Hyundai Tucson N Almost one year ago, Auto Express quoted Hyundai’s global head of sales as saying that a Tucson N “is under development, and other models will come after that.” The same publication says it can confirm the Tucson N will appear within two years, bringing an N-tuned powertrain with it that corrals 340 horsepower. AE says ...

Porsche Taycan Owners Will Get 3 Years Of Free Charging

On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
2019 Porsche Taycan One of the perks of owning a Tesla is access to the Supercharger network of fast chargers, and especially the early offer of free charging there with certain models. So it’s not entirely surprising that Porsche will provide a similar program to buyers of the Porsche Taycan electric sports sedan. For the first three years ...