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2017 Jaguar F

Love it or hate it, one thing that’s undeniable about Los Angeles is that it’s a true car town. Though it wasn’t initially designed that way, the sheer size of L.A. combined with the lack of interconnected mass transit systems makes the use of an automobile essential for anyone who wants to check out the …

2018 Subaru WRX

The Subaru Impreza WRX is one of my favorite enthusiast sedans. It’s invigorating, just a bit raw and makes you want to drive it more and more. Our tester has subtle blue paint and aggressive black wheels, which strike the right tone. It’s sporty without being stupid. Inside is black leather, red stitching, and plastics …

2018 Volvo XC40

At first glance the 2018 Volvo XC40, which arrives in the U.S. in May next year, bucks the conventional wisdom about how a modern Volvo should look. There’s no studied elegance to the exterior surfaces, no calming Swedish zen to the interior ambience. Instead, there’s a pugnacious swagger to the XC40 inside and out, with …

2017 Civic Type R

A few months ago, we reported about Honda dealers applying insane price mark-ups, or, as they like to call them, “market adjustments,” to the cost of the limited-run 2018 Civic Type R. In a shocking revelation, it turns out that car dealerships seem to enjoy the act of getting “money” (which they can later exchange …

2018 Kia Stinger GT

The concept of “grand touring” has been around for centuries, and the moniker has been applied to cars since the 1940s, but it’s a term we tend to associate with exotic sports cars. The formula, though, is pretty simple: stylish, comfortable on a long drive, and plenty of power. But there’s no rule that says …

Tesla S

Hurricane Irma is quickly bearing down on Florida. People in parts of the peninsula have been issued a mandatory evacuation order. According to Electrek, Tesla has temporarily extended the range of some of its cars to help owners evacuate. The extra capacity is good for an extra 30 or 40 miles of range, not an …

2017 Alfa Romeo

American car enthusiasts have pined over Alfa Romeos for decades. The automaker stopped importing cars to the U.S. in 1995, with only a brief appearance with the beautiful but exotic 8C Competizione. The 4C followed along a few years later, but it too was a niche product, mainly intended to raise brand awareness than raise …

GT

Ford has taken an unorthodox approach to selling its latest flagship. The Ford GT is a highly anticipated vehicle for the automaker, its successor to the famous supercar released in 2005. Last year, it even brought the car back to Le Mans and won. Ford is serious about this car, but did it choose the …

Fiat Chrysler

Fiat Chrysler is joining forces with a project started by BMW and Intel to develop autonomous car technology. The companies are working on an off-the-shelf system that can be integrated into just about any vehicle, which would allow automakers to get into the driverless car game without the huge investment required by going it alone. …

2018 Ford F-150

The 2018 Ford F-150 offers updated engines for the new model year, and now we know just how efficient they are. Fuel economy has improved on F-150s equipped with the base engine, the 2.7-liter EcoBoost V-6, and the 5.0-liter V-8. The improvements come in part thanks to standard auto stop/start technology and a new 10-speed …