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2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody First Drive: Unabashed Muscle

At some point in the past ten years, the folks behind the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro got it into their heads that sports cars

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R First Drive: Don’t Be Intimidated

The 2020 Ford Shelby GT350R is an imposing mass of wings and splitters and flared wheel arches. It’s not just visually loud, it’s audibly so,

2020 Bentley Flying Spur First Drive – Speed and Obsession

Little more than two minutes behind the wheel of the 2020 Bentley Flying Spur, an opportunity to test its 626 horsepower presents itself. The narrow,

2020 Audi Q5 TFSI E first drive review

Driving a hybrid can feel like commuting in Harry Potter’s light blue Ford Anglia; some feel like they have a mind of their own. The

2020 Lincoln Corsair First Drive: Upending your crossover preconceptions

The Navigator and Aviator have a baby brother, but while the 2020 Lincoln Corsair may be smaller on the asphalt, it arrives with an outsized

2019 Roush F-150 Nitemare First Drive: Wicked Quick

No one needs the fastest, best, most expensive, or prettiest of anything. We can all get by with much less. But we silly humans, we

2019 Subaru STI S209 First Drive: S Marks the Spot

For over 20 years, Subaru fans in the United States have looked upon the Japanese domestic market market with envy. Sure, we (finally) got the

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo S First Drive: Culture Shocked

There is no pause as pregnant as the quiet before this storm. After twisting the mode dial into Sport Plus mode and standing on both

2020 Audi RS7 Sportback First Drive Review

If you’re driving something special, you want it to look the part, and so when Audi was creating the second-generation 2020 RS7 Sportback it put

2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost HPP First Drive: The Anti-Mustang

Like most muscle cars, the Ford Mustang has always been about one thing: Straight-line speed. And yes, while the company still emphasizes the importance of

2020 Hyundai Venue First Drive: Who Needs Used?

Would you rather have a new car or a used one? It’s one of those simple questions that yields wildly varying answers. Hyundai is gambling,

2020 Ford Escape Hybrid First Drive: A Smart Buy, But For How Long?

Replacing a car is not easy and rarely practical, which makes its obsolescence a far more pressing concern. And that brings us neatly to the

2020 Ford Escape First Drive: Strategically Strong

Ford is killing its line of cars. The new Focus isn’t coming to the U.S., and the Taurus recently disappeared from the automaker’s website. The

2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport first drive: Modern classic

The Gran Hotel La Florida sits high on Tibidabo mountain, looking out over the hustle and bustle of Barcelona. From its patios and terraces, 1,700

2020 McLaren GT First Drive: I Dream Of GT

McLaren is not one to follow norms. Whether it’s the iconic F1 supercar from the ‘90s with its race-car-like center-mounted driver’s seat, the more recent

2020 Toyota 86 TRD Handling Package First Drive: Almost Perfect

If there’s one thing people criticize the Toyota 86 for, it’s power. Or, lack thereof. In nearly a decade (counting the Scion FR-S), this sports

2020 Toyota Camry TRD First Drive: Undercover Fun

A lot has changed since the first Toyota Camry showed up in 1982. Today, this mid-sizer is no longer the bland butt of jokes. Rather,

2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo First Drive: Ferrari As It Used To Be

The Ferrari F8 Tributo, as its name suggests, is a tribute to its award-winning 3.9-liter eight-cylinder engine. But it’s more than just a pseudonym. With

2020 BMW 330e first drive review: A plug-in 3 Series without compromise

Meet the BMW 330e. This plug-in hybrid has all the advantages of a combustion-engined BMW sedan, along with the benefits of electric power in a

2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered first drive review: Almost Super Trouper

Volvo’s second-generation XC60 has earned its bones as one of the industry’s most well-rounded compact luxury SUVs since coming on the scene for the 2018

2020 Subaru Legacy First Drive: Unassuming Improvement

Subaru is a brand best known for off-road-ready crossovers and tasty performance sedans. But buried in this popular lineup is a humble four-door sedan, the

2020 Volvo XC60 Polestar Engineered First Drive: Electric Everyman

It’s easy to get confused by the badging on the 2020 Volvo XC60 Polestar Engineered. Once a separate tuning firm for Volvo, Polestar then got

2020 GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 Diesel First Drive: Off-Road Rich

The rumors of the diesel engine’s demise are greatly exaggerated. Case in point: the half-ton truck market, where every America brand now offers the option

2020 Volvo XC60 Polestar Engineered First Drive: Swede Emotion

For all the love that the current crop of Volvos get, nobody’s calling them the most exciting vehicles in their respective classes. The XC60 compact

2020 Volvo XC90 First Drive: T8 hybrid, T6, and smug Swedes

It’s been five years since the second-generation Volvo XC90 began the wholesale reboot of the automaker’s range, and it’s fair to say that the 2020

2020 Lincoln Aviator First Drive: Grand Touring hybrid is unapologetic 3-row SUV

Lincoln is taking luxury SUVs seriously, and the 2020 Aviator is fine evidence of that. Bringing another three-row option to the automaker’s range, it may

2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel First Drive: Best Gets Better

Once upon a time, trucks needed to do two things well: tow and haul. These days, towing and hauling fall somewhere toward the bottom of

2020 Lincoln Aviator First Drive: Sitting In First Class

There was a time when Cadillac looked like it might actually challenge the world’s luxury automakers with a distinctly American take on luxury. But while

2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid First Drive: Electrification Intensification

The 2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid follows a simple recipe: take one part Cayenne Turbo, another part Cayenne E-Hybrid, and stir. The resulting dish

Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Prototype first drive: Changes are only skin deep

Whatever the name night suggest, you can think of the new Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport as a five-seat alternative to the Atlas. Conceived primarily for