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Hands on: SNES Classic Mini review

OUR EARLY VERDICT Our early impressions suggest the SNES Classic Mini is every bit as lovingly designed as its predecessor, while removing its single biggest

Hagerty’s 10 New Cars That Will Become Future Classics

So far, 2017 is panning out to be an exciting year for new cars. On top of a few high-profile new ’17 models, some automakers

Amazing Facts You Never Knew About the Honda Civic

More often than not, the best-selling cars out there aren’t the most interesting things on the road. Most mass-market cars are affordable, reliable, and not

2018 Honda CRF250R First Look

Honda’s 2017 CRF250R has been a perennial contender that has come up just shy of its peers when in the engine performance and suspension departments.

2018 Suzuki GSX-S750 First Ride Review

We reject the accumulated knowledge of our forefathers at our own peril: Case in point, the 750cc inline-Four, the motorcycle that made Japan Japan nearly

Skoda Kodiaq v Mazda CX-9 comparison

For many family buyers, a conventional people-mover like the Kia Carnival or Honda Odyssey is the ultimate manifestation of apathy. A sure path to social death.

Casio G-Shock Mudmaster GWG-1000 review

OUR VERDICT The Mudmaster GWG-1000 is a premium looking Casio G-Shock that is practically impervious to the harshest conditions, but asks a good price too.

5 Reasons Why Toyota Needs to Make a TRD Corolla

While sedan sales aren’t what they once were, the four-door automobile will never disappear, as Chevrolet turns the Malibu into a sleek turbo cruiser, and Jaguar

Small car megatest

For all the hoo-ha about booming sales of SUVs, the so-called ‘small car’ segment remains the market’s most popular, still accounting for almost 20 per

20 Affordable Cars a Trump Tax Would Make Expensive

To back up anti-trade rhetoric and an “America first” slogan, President Donald Trump threatened automakers with a border tax on any vehicle assembled in Mexico. The idea

Essential Phone: Price, release date, and everything you need to know

Essential, the company set up by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, has unveiled the Essential Phone. This Android-powered smartphone is going after the major flagships. It

2017 Subaru XV First ride review – price, specs and release date

The latest Subaru XV is a new car from the ground up, and it needed to be: the previous one was a poor effort in

2017 Honda CB1100EX Review

One of the most famous taglines in motorcycle history is “You meet the nicest people on a Honda.” And when it comes to nice motorcycles,

Coming soon: new cars for 2017 – Don’t buy a new car until you’ve read

There’s a whole raft of interesting cars going on sale later this year, so before you sign on the dotted line at your local dealer,

10 Future Classics to Buy Right Now

A funny thing happens on the way to adulthood: The cars of our youth transform seemingly overnight from late-model beaters to classics. To qualify for classic car

Nissan X-Trail ST v Mazda CX-5 Maxx comparison

You’re looking at two of the most popular and recognisable SUVs on the market, the just-launched second-generation Mazda CX-5 and the newly updated Series II Nissan X-Trail.

25 Snapshots of the Mazda Miata Through History

The basic concept of the Mazda MX-5 Miata sounds simple. Make a lightweight, two-seat convertible sports car that is fun to drive, and make it affordable

2018 Honda Accord Prototype First Drive: All-new 2.0 Turbo packs a surprise

That’s right folks, Honda’s turbocharging the all-new model year 2018 with a new 2.0-liter direct injection turbo-four. In a recent event held at Honda’s R&D

10 Reasons Why We Buy Japanese Instead of American Cars

It’s hard to remember now, but a generation ago, Japanese cars transformed from being a cheap, laughable alternative to full-size American cars to the preferred daily drivers for millions

Toshiba 65X9763 Hands-on Review

KEY FEATURES 65-inch OLED TV Native 4K resolution Wide colour support Claimed 1ms of input lag Proprietary smart TV system Manufacturer: Toshiba Review Price: to

2018 Kymco Like 150i ABS Review

Scooters are big in European and other markets – around here, not so much. “Scooters and soccer,” Kymco PR rep Peter Jones tells us, “they’re

2017 KTM Duke 250 Review

When the first Duke hit the streets a few decades ago, it was not here to make friends. The bike changed the game and re-wrote

10 Discontinued Car Brands We Want to See Revived in the US

Variety is the spice of life, especially when we’re talking about Pontiac GTOs, AMC Pacers, Saab 900s, and Checker Marathons. Car brands come and go;

Yamaha XSR900 Abarth Review

When the best of two worlds meet, something spectacular is always bound to happen. And this is what the Yamaha XSR900 Abarth all about. The

Subaru’s 15 Fastest Cars of All Time

Subaru has long been known for building some of the most capable and versatile vehicles in the world. Popular models like the Impreza, Forester, and Outback

Casio Pro Trek Smart WSD-F20 review

PROS Plenty of sensors Great hiking features Versatile two-layer screen CONS A bit bulky Typical Android Wear battery life Low-end CPU KEY FEATURES Android Wear

10 Vehicles That Will Become Classic Cars in 20 Years

Like fine wine, rich Wisconsin cheese, James Bond flicks, and kimchi, certain cars age extremely well. But that’s not true for the majority of the

Canon EOS 800D Expert Review

Pros Significant updates since the 750D White priority white balance (great for product shots) Improved continuous shooting speed (6fps) Improved battery life (600 shots) Impressive

Google I/O 2017: Latest news, keynote highlights and analysis

GOOGLE I/O 2017 KEYNOTE: HIGHLIGHTS, LATEST NEWS AND ANALYSIS The annual Google I/O 2017 developer conference is underway, and the keynote has already been and

10 Fastest Motorcycles in the World

For years, there was no point to making a list of the fastest motorcycles. Bike makers agreed to limit speeds at 186 miles per hour