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2022 Volvo C40 Recharge First Drive Review: Imperfect Beauty

Volvo has committed to removing all tailpipe emissions from its cars by the year 2030, and it’s making good on that promise with the 2022

2022 Subaru Forester Wilderness First Drive Review: Explore Even More

There are millions of acres of dedicated wilderness in the United States – including the mass expanse that is Alaska. Oregon only makes up a

2022 BMW iX First Drive

German automaker BMW is making up for lost time by launching two all-electric vehicles simultaneously: the 2022 iX electric SUV and i4 Gran Coupe. Both

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge First Drive

I’ll confess, at first I was scratching my head over the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge. Volvo’s second BEV – and its first to be designed from

2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT First Drive Review: Blue-Oval Grand Tourer

Ignoring the controversy surrounding its storied name, the Ford Mustang Mach-E is a lovely electric vehicle, offering composed handling, quick acceleration, space for five passengers,

2022 Volvo V90 Cross Country first drive review: Android on board

Volvo is known for two things: An obsession with safety and station wagons. Safe and sensible Volvo wagons have dotted suburbia for decades, but the

2022 Volvo XC60 First Drive Review: Mild Not Wild

The 2022 Volvo XC60 is a mild but appetizing reworking of the Swedish automaker’s best-selling model SUV. The update is designed to keep pace with

2022 BMW i4 M50 First Drive Review: Something Old, Something New

BMW genuinely wowed us with the all-electric iX. While it may not be the prettiest flower in the field, the brand’s new electric SUV is

2022 Tesla Cybertruck Hot Wheels RC car first drive

It’s been a long time coming, but we’ve finally been able to get behind the wheel of the 2022 Tesla Cybertruck* on local soil. Of

2022 Mazda MX-30 First Drive Review: Flawed Beauty

The Mazda MX-30 debuted at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, and as it spun atop its turntable, happily revealing its thoughtfully shaped hatchback design, hopes

2022 Lexus NX First Drive Review: Poise, Power, Parsimony

Lexus used to make cars that were, in a word, fine. Offering practicality, reliability, and comfort, they neither excited your senses nor offended your sensibilities.

2022 Ford Maverick First Drive Review: All About That Base

Reviewing a new car that fits neatly into its market segment is simple. There is an easy quantitative formula to measure how it stacks up

2022 Ford Maverick First Drive – The 40 mpg pickup

The 2022 Ford Maverick may be a brand new pickup, but in the most important ways it feels like a throwback to a golden age

2022 Volkswagen ID. LIFE first drive review

Drive gets some track time behind the wheel of Volkswagen’s ID. LIFE concept, with our European correspondent Greg Kable sampling the new electric crossover shortly

2022 BMW iX First Drive Review: Bavaria’s New Blueprint

The all-electric BMW iX feels special from the moment you walk up to it. The futuristic SUV dazzles with a personal light show that manifests

2022 Rivian R1T First Drive – The Next Electric Benchmark

Here’s a spoiler: the 2022 Rivian R1T is really, really good. Not just “good for the first attempt of a brand new automaker,” or even

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 AWD First Drive Review: Crossover With Confidence

Pulling up to the Oak Ridge Pantry in Spencer, Tennessee, a small country store Volkswagen had chosen to be our turnaround spot, we were greeted

2022 Porsche 911 GTS First Drive – Choose Wisely

One GTS badge; two wildly different cars. The 2022 Porsche 911 GTS sees the return of what has quickly become a modern icon: three letters

2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed First Drive – An unlikely Nostradamus

The new Bentley Continental GT Speed may be helping close out a golden age of big gas engines with equally big personality, but its legacy

2022 Porsche Macan International first drive review

It might not appear like it, but there is a lot more about the 2022 model year Porsche Macan than immediately meets the eye. The

2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport First Drive Review: F Around And Find Out

The idea that muscle cars are some uniquely American creation is a bunch of automotive jingoism. Taking a pleasant car, shoving a great honking engine

2022 Polestar 2 Single-Motor First Drive Review

The year 2017 was massive for Polestar. The Swedish carmaker decided to announce its presence with a plug-in hybrid, carbon fiber–bodied supercar featuring a twin-charged

2022 Toyota Corolla Cross First Drive Review: Because Crossover

Although we live in a capitalist economy that, in theory, encourages competition, there are certain brands that we purchase by default. If you need aluminum

2022 Infiniti QX60 First Drive Review: Finding A Path To Luxury

In recent history, Infiniti has struggled to sand off the rough edges of its Nissan heritage. Vacillating between sporty luxury a la BMW and Lexus-like

2022 Polestar 2 Single Motor First Drive: Lower EV price, bigger appeal

When the Polestar 2 launched last year, the biggest criticism we could level at the Tesla Model 3 rival was that it was a little

2022 Toyota Tacoma First Drive Review: Democratizing Off-Roading

Toyota has earned a reputation for its long-lasting, rugged pickups, and part of that famous recipe is familiarity. The company rarely breaks the mold with

2022 Porsche Macan S First Drive Review: More Power to the People

The Porsche Macan is going electric. But not yet. That’s the future. A future filled with charging ports and range estimates. Right now the Macan

2021 Ford F-150 Raptor First Drive Review: Bird Of Prey

Time stops when the 2021 Ford F-150 Raptor’s tires leave the ground. Whether intentionally or by accident, the act of taking flight in a thing

2022 Subaru BRZ First Drive Review: Refining The Formula

The fact that a second generation Subaru BRZ even exists seems like a small miracle. But during an era that’s seen the public largely abandon

2022 Pininfarina Battista First Drive Review: Worthy Of The Name

The numbers boggle the mind: 1,900 horsepower, 60 miles per hour in 1.8 seconds, and 186 mph in under 12 clicks, or about as much