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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 ...

Ford Plans New Wireless Technology For Connected Cars In 2022

On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
Ford plans new wireless technology Ford said on Monday it plans to roll out a wireless technology for its new vehicle models in the United States, starting in 2022, that will allow direct communication between connected devices. The new technology, called C-V2X, or cellular vehicle-to-everything,  would augment sensors used in self-driving cars making the vehicle’s view from radars and cameras ...

2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility First Look: Previewing The 2020 Explorer

On Sunday, January 6th, 2019
2020 Ford Police Back in October Ford gave us a sneak peak and shared some police-department test results for its latest police pursuit Interceptor vehicle, which is based on the forthcoming 2020 Explorer. To review, the 2020 Police Interceptor Utility’s standard drivetrain is a 3.3-liter V-6 hybrid. Optional engines include a non-hybridized 3.3-liter V-6 and a 3.0-liter EcoBoost ...

2019 Honda Pilot Drivers’ Notes Review

On Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
2019 Honda Pilot The Honda Pilot three-row crossover was refreshed for 2019 with updated exterior styling and a few tweaks to the interior and tech. The Pilot shares a platform with the upcoming two-row Honda Passport and Ridgeline pickup truck. Our tester is the top-tier Elite trim, meaning it’s loaded with plenty of goodies like leather, heated and ...

2018 Audi Q5 Drivers’ Notes Review

On Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
2018 Audi Q5 It’s been a few years since we’ve been behind the wheel of the 2018 Audi SQ5. The car made its debut back in 2016, slotting right into the middle of Audi’s ever-expanding crossover lineup. Direct competitors include the BMW X3, Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class and Lexus RX. Even though the second-generation model is only a couple of ...

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 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 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 ...

2018 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance Drivers’ Notes Review

On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
2018 BMW 740e The 2018 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance is the plug-in hybrid variant of BMW’s flagship sedan. Rather than using an inline-six, V8 or V12 like past 7 Series, the 740e mates a potent turbocharged inline-four with an electric motor. This test car (actually two, we drove the 740e in both Detroit and Seattle), was fairly light ...