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Mclaren 720s Spider Debuts With New Roof, Colors, Glass Flying Buttresses

On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Mclaren 720s Spider McLaren Automotive’s special gift to attendees at the company’s Winter Ball was the reveal of the 720S Spider. Coming about 18 months after the launch of the 720S Coupe, McLaren has made a few specific changes compared to the hardtop, like frameless doors and new rear spoiler programming, along with wide improvements over the last ...


2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata Drivers’ Notes Review

On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata The Mazda MX-5 Miata is nearly 30 years old. The current car — dubbed the ND — is in its fourth iteration and packs a number of updates for 2019, most notably a bump of 26 horsepower and 3 pound-feet over the 2018 model. The car now makes 181 horsepower at 7,000 rpm while redline ...

2019 Chevy Volt Drivers’ Notes Review

On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
2019 Chevy Volt What a week. When we took delivery of this 2019 Chevy Volt just before the Thanksgiving break, we didn’t think it might just be the last time anyone on staff would get behind the wheel. Green cars are the future, and GM’s plug-in hybrid was one of the first to market roughly 10 years ago. ...


2019 Volvo S60 Polestar Engineered First Drive Review

On Monday, November 26th, 2018
2019 Volvo S60 To help set off the introduction of the Volvo S60 – the last piece of Volvo’s top-to-bottom revamp of its lineup — is a special, limited-edition S60 Polestar Engineered. It’s not a full Polestar model; it’s analogous to the relationship between AMG Line and full AMG models. But it does bring a wealthy of upgrades ...

2019 Toyota RAV4 First Drive Review

On Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
2019 Toyota RAV4 The 2019 Toyota RAV4 replaces a vehicle that sold 400,000 units last year despite being a lame duck riding on a 13-year-old platform. It’s the best-selling vehicle in the country that’s not a pickup. Playing it safe would be expected, it would be understandable, it would be exactly what Subaru did with the Forester. And ...

Refreshing Or Revolting: 2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan

On Monday, November 19th, 2018
2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan The Toyota Corolla hatchback returned to the U.S. market earlier this year, bringing with it a sleek exterior design, modern interior, and all the benefits that come with the TNGA platform. Now, Toyota has taken that car and tweaked its body to create the 2020 Corolla sedan. With the obvious exception of the trunk, the ...

Subaru Wrx Sti Diamond Edition Is The Most Powerful Ever Offered

On Thursday, November 15th, 2018
Subaru WRX STI The U.S. is no stranger to seeing Subaru create special-edition WRX STI models that are significantly more potent than what it sells here. Just in the last few years, we saw the W208 and the Type RA-R with over 320 horsepower, compared to the 300 in the standard American STI. That latter one particularly stung, ...

2019 Mazda Cx-5 Signature Debuts With Turbo Engine

On Monday, November 12th, 2018
2019 Mazda Cx-5 Mazda has confirmed key information about the CX-5 we learned last month from a leaked product bulletin. The Mazda CX-5 will indeed get a new top-of-the-line Signature trim, as well as a 2.5-liter turbocharged engine. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature debuted today at the Seattle auto show, packing the turbocharged engine and six-speed automatic found ...