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2017 Holden Spark LT v Suzuki Ignis GLX comparison

The market’s smallest vehicles aren’t selling quite as well as they used to, but you can’t attribute this decline to any lack of quality on

2017 SSR Motorsports Razkull 125 Review

Pit bike, monkey bike and even ankle-biter has been used to describe the Razkull 125 from SSR Motorsports. I suppose arguments could be made for

Analogue Nt Mini Review

Trying to play an NES cartridge on Nintendo’s original, 30-year-old hardware can be an exercise in frustration. The console’s ancient composite cables offer terrible image

Five Fun Facts About The 2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000

We tour Suzuki’s factory and test track before riding the new Gixxer Thou On our way to Phillip Island in Australia to ride the baddest

Best high-resolution digital audio player : Which DAP reigns supreme?

While TVs have become better and better over the past 15 years, audio has taken several steps backwards. Many of us have sacrificed fidelity in

HDR TV : What is it? How can you get it?

High Dynamic Range (HDR) is the latest buzz-phrase in the TV world, with manufacturers and content creators alike suggesting it could bring noticeable leaps in

Focal Dôme Flax 5.1 Speaker System Review

PRICE $1,999 AT A GLANCE Plus Flax cone woofer Aluminum-magnesium inverted-dome tweeter Wall-hugging sub Minus Limited bass from sats THE VERDICT Unique driver materials, overall

2017 GMC Yukon Denali Review : All Truck, All Luxury, No Compromises

At a Cadillac event not too long ago, I mentioned our Buy This, Not That feature that pit the Cadillac Escalade against the GMC Yukon Denali

15 Risky Vehicles Automakers Gambled On

There’s a big difference between a sporting concept car and an automobile set to see production. Innovative real-world cars and trucks take years of product development and

2017 Benelli TNT600 Review

The Benelli brand name has fallen under the Qjian Jiang Group umbrella since 2005, and has subsequently gone from strength to strength in the Asian markets,

These Are the 10 Best Engines You Can Get for 2017

We drove many incredible cars in 2016, and 2017 is shaping up to be even better with cars like the Honda Civic Type-R, Mazda Miata RF,

Casio G-Shock MR-G MRGG1000B-1A Watch Review: The Luxury Beater

Casio recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the MR-G family of top-grade G-Shock watches. The MR-G, or “Mr. G,” as Casio’s Japanese contingent calls it,

2016 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR ABS Review

Aprilia isn’t a brand you see zipping around Smalltown, U.S.A., but European superbike race fans (and competing manufacturers) know the name all too well. Operating under the

5 Reasons Why the Redesigned Subaru Impreza Is Outstandingly Good

You can call the all-new 2017 Subaru Impreza a lot of things, but for heaven’s sake, please don’t call it a WRX. Regardless of whether

Who Should and Shouldn’t Buy a 2017 Subaru Impreza

After dropping over $1 billion on overhauling 95% of the Impreza platform, Subaru cashed in big time, as it recently took home the prestigious award for Japan

7 Things You Never Knew About Honda

It’s a frigid March morning, and I’m standing outside of Honda’s corporate office in Aoyama, nestled deep in the heart of Tokyo, Japan. Less than

2017 Lexus LC500 review

(+) All-new front engine rear-drive platform that’s stiffer than an LFA supercar; superb dynamics on-and-off the track; premium build quality and stunning craftsmanship; it’s fast

Battle Of The 125cc Ankle Biters – Part 2

Now the real fun begins… By now, we’ll assume you’ve read the Part 1 of the Ankle Biters test, wherein we asked some newer riders

Sony 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* replacement coming soon

Sony is rumored to update the 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* prime lens soon. The A-mount optic currently removed from the official Sony listing. According

The best kids trackers : Using wearables for child safety

Never lose track of your little ones again with GPS trackers for kids big and small Thanks to advances in GPS technology, keeping track of

Zeiss Milvus 135mm f/2.0 Apo Sonnar T* Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness throughout No flare evident Apo chromatic Weather resistance Electronic control of aperture Beautiful bokeh Excellent ergonomics Cons Manual focus only Very high

Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8 Distagon T* Lens Review

Pros Excellent sharpness No flare evident Virtually no CA Weather resistance Filter use possible Electronic control of aperture Nice bokeh Excellent ergonomics More compact than

Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* Review

Pros Excellent sharpness No flare evident Virtually no CA Weather resistance Filter use possible Electronic control of aperture Nice bokeh Excellent ergonomics Cons Manual focus

10 Forgotten Automakers That No One Remembers Anymore

It may sound obvious, but running an automaker is no small undertaking. Designing, engineering, building, selling, and servicing cars takes thousands of people and millions

How to set up and use Apple Pay on your Apple Watch

Apple Pay is now available in the US and the UK (along with Canada, France, Australia and more), which enabling you to pay using your

Canon Rebel T7s and Rebel T7i coming in early 2017

Canon is rumored to unveil new entry-level products in the beginning of 2017. Canon Rebel T7s and Rebel T7i are the next DSLRs on the horizon. These models will

Casio G-Shock Master Of G Gulfmaster GWNQ1000-1A Watch Review

The Casio G-Shock “Master of G” Gulfmaster collection is unique for a few interesting reasons. Sort of a dive watch, and sort of a hardcore

Quick Drive Review : Getting in Touch With Nature in the Subaru Outback 3.6R

After touring Subaru’s zero-landfill plant in Lafayette, Indiana last year, where vehicles like the Outback and the new Impreza are built, it’s interesting testing out the

October 2016 VFACTS : New vehicle sales numbers, winners and losers detailed

A pair of light commercial vehicles, the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger, topped the charts in a fairly flat October, today’s industry car sales revealed.

Mazda MX-5 Generations Review : We drive every generation, from NA to ND

I never had posters of the Mazda MX-5 on my bedroom walls as a kid. I had a Ferrari F40, Lamborghini Diablo, and McLaren F1,