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The Lexus NX300h Is for Aspiring Suburban Royalty

Let’s face it, building a car for enthusiasts is easy. Every day, around the clock, small but vocal groups of car-crazed maniacs broadcast exactly what they want

10 Things You Need to Know About the 2018 Ford F-150

Americans loooove the Ford F-Series. ( … how much do they love it?) Great question! Enough to buy over 820,000 of them in 2016. Believe

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,

2017 Infiniti QX50: Suburban Snoozer or Performance Bruiser?

The compact luxury crossover segment has become an oversaturated open air market, as wealthy buyers find themselves overwhelmed with options when shopping for the ideal upscale automobile. With selections ranging anywhere from

2016 – 2017 BMW R 1200 GS / R 1200 GS Adventure Review

BMW continues its GS legacy into 2017 with the R 1200 GS and R 1200 GS Adventure. With a new cooling concept integrated into the muscle-up-front design

8 Project Cars Beginners Should Steer Clear of

As cars age and wear, they lose value. Sure, it’s a nightmare for a seller, but for car buyers, the depreciation curve is their best friend

The 2017 Ford Raptor Is a Desert-Dwelling, 3-Ton War Hammer

The Ford Raptor is the kind of truck that should come with its own heavy metal soundtrack and a set of Kevlar-reinforced hiking boots. It’s got

Little Tweaks Add Up to Big Changes in the 2017 Infiniti QX60

Infiniti, never one for being loud or ostentatious, has been quietly collecting feedback from customers and critics over the years while keeping an eye on

Hyundai Sonata vs. Kia Optima: Buy This, Not That

The holidays are now officially over, and all of us at Autos Cheat Sheet hope you had a good one. If you’re lucky, it was

2015 – 2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle Review

Back in 2001, Harley-Davidson introduced its VRSC “V-Rod” to the motorcycle world to compete with both imported and domestic (U.S.) muscle bikes The factory teamed up with Porsche

Luxury diesel sedan comparison : Audi A6 v Mercedes-Benz E220d v Volvo S90

While large luxury European sedans are modest showroom performers Down Under, it’s been action stations at key carmakers’ product planning departments at their foreign HQs.

Lexus RX vs. Toyota Highlander: Buy This, Not That

In its 16 years on the market, the Toyota Highlander has been a stylish if inoffensive people mover. For the past quarter century now, Toyota

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Offers Off-Roading Fit for Royalty

If we were going to sum up the Trailhawk trim of the Jeep Grand Cherokee in a slogan, it would probably sound something like this: “The Grand

2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport 400 Review

PROS Best looking Infiniti design today Red Sport engine has plenty of power High-quality interior Grand Tourer suspension CONS Drive-by-wire steering is uncommunicative Infotainment system

2016 BMW 330e Review: The secret plug-in hybrid

PROS Green driving without sacrificing fun Practical trunk space Plenty of useful tech CONS All-electric range is minimal Expensive, especially with options Infotainment system is

Review: Sell a Kidney and Buy a Dodge Challenger Hellcat

Cars are cool, but they don’t make you cool. Think of every paunchy retiree you see in a Corvette, every divorce attorney driving a Lamborghini, or

5 Things You Should Know About the 2018 Lexus LC500

Every time an automaker launches a new model, it’s up to its PR team to convince the automotive media that this new car matters. As

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

First Drive Review : The 2018 LC500 Will Kill the Idea of a ‘Boring Lexus’

It may be one of the most worn out cliches around, but the line from The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance bears repeating here: When the legend

The Lexus RC 350 Is the Luxury Coupe Compromise That Isn’t

Lexus is in a state of change. A big and rapid state of change. Chained to a reputation of making bland, sedate, albeit reliable luxury

2017 Lotus Exige Sport 380 Review

Lotus was undergoing a bit a crises when its current CEO, Jean-Marc Gales, came onboard in 2014. But after spending nearly forty years in the

Small SUV Mega Test : CarAdvice readers join us at MotorWorld to test 11 small SUVs

At the recent MotorWorld Sydney event at Sydney Motorsport Park, we assembled 11 small SUVs under $50,000 with the aim of comparing not only the

First Drive Review : The Volvo S90 Sedan and V90 Wagon Are Swedish for ‘Sexy’

The Volvo S90 sedan and V90 wagon aren’t the vehicles that will save the Swedish automaker from the same fate that befell its former rival,

The Prius Plus Four Is Toyota’s Big Green Middle Finger to the Haters

Here’s the Toyota Prius paradox: Everything you’ve ever heard about it is true. It’s a green car landmark, but it’s also a threat to our

The 2017 Toyota 86 Feels Naked Without Its TRD-Tailored Clothes

The updated and rebadged Toyota 86 earned its keep and then some a few months back when we were out in the mountains of California,

2017 Audi SQ7 TDI review

(+) Fantastic ‘electro-compressed’ turbo-diesel V8; solid handling and grip; as spacious and well-finished as Audi’s excellent Q7 range (-) It’s pricey; sportiness robs some of

2017 BMW X5 XDRIVE40E IPERFORMANCE REVIEW

HIGHS Tranquil ride quality Upscale design inside and out Stupendous seats Efficiency without sacrifice LOWS Limited cargo capacity for its size Lofty base price Driving

2017 Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta Review

LOVE IT Tremendous power and performance Unlimited headroom Very exclusive model LEAVE IT Very, very expensive Likely already sold out Available only to select Ferrari

Review : The 2017 Kia Cadenza May Be the Best Luxury Car No One Is Talking About

Ask yourselves this simple question: What is luxury automotive engineering? We’re not talking about the overtly bespoke wooden and precious gem encrusted kind of sumptuousness

Sorry Z06, the 2017 Grand Sport is the Best Corvette You Can Buy

The Corvette is a strangely complex thing. On the one hand, it’s “AMERICA’S SPORTS CAR,” the unimpeachable icon that will never be unseated, whether you like