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At the New York Auto Show (March 30 through April 8, 2018), MINI-style electro mobility will conquer new terrain with the presentation of an exclusive model specially designed for extremely challenging routes. With its underpinnings taken from the brands first plug-in hybrid vehicle, the MINI Countryman Panamericana has been designed for a long-distance tour from …

The Ford Mustang GT

While Ford has very nearly covered the full gamut of great Mustang models of yore with remastered editions for today—and promised to resurrect the vaunted Mach 1 as some kind of electric crossover— The carmaker has found another name to bring back into play for its pony car: the GT California Special. Also known as …

Mustang Shelby GT500

Back in January, Ford revealed it would bring back the Shelby GT500, this time as a 700-plus horsepower monster. Well, here’s your first look at the car itself. Ford revealed a front-facing picture of the GT500 today at its “Ford Uncovered” media event in Michigan, along with information on the new Bronco and the newly-announced …

Land Rover Classic

Anyone can swap a big engine into a car—making it work like it’s from the factory is the difficult bit. That’s what makes the new Defender Works V8 from Land Rover Classic truly special. “All the traction aids work in conjunction with the powertrain, and as a conversion, no one other than JLR is capable …

Dyson's Plan to Build Three Electric Cars Dyson's Plan to Build Three Electric Cars

Dyson, a manufacturer famous for inventing new ideas for vacuum cleaners, hand and hair care, air treatment and lighting, has now taken its creativity to an entire new level. It would appear that Dyson has introduced plans to build not one, but three electric cars by 2020, which is a fantastic step forward for a …

Kia K 900

The South Korean car market is marked by fierce loyalty for domestic brands, bolstered by government policies restricting imported brands that have only eased during the past several years. The hometown crowd that packed the arenas to cheer the country’s Olympic speed skaters will no doubt prefer the second generation of the Kia K900, the …

Chevy Colorado ZR2

Chances are you’ve already heard of the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2. A smaller alternative to the high-speed desert-crushing Ford F-150 Raptor, it features a handful of fantastic off-road features and advanced suspension tech perfect for bombing down your nearest desert flatland. Here in the Northeast, where Road & Track’s online presence is based, we don’t have …

2018 Subaru BRZ

I had a 2018 Subaru BRZ Limited with a six-speed manual and half a day to play on wet, windy roads hemmed by pine trees in the foothills of a massive mountain range. But Michigan was on my mind. Some cars work everywhere. Michigan’s the perfect place to find those that do: The roads are …

The Mazda6

We know we sound like a broken record when we fawn over station wagons that we don’t get in the United States, but the Mazda 6 wagon is so enticing that we don’t care. This mid-size longroof is getting the same updates that the 6 sedan receives for the 2018 model year, and seeing it …

2019 Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon has never been particularly sporty, but it’s long been the car of choice for buyers who want something large, spacious, quiet, reliable, and comfortable. Unfortunately for Toyota, the near-luxury sedan segment has gotten increasingly competitive in the last few years. These days, large cars like the Dodge Charger, Chevrolet Impala, and Nissan …