The Italian plug-in electric car market is up 53% Year-on-Year, having registered 359 units in May, with the YTD tally now at 1,671 units, up 31% YoY. Last month, the Mini Countryman PHEV landed in Italy with an impressive 67 registrations, starting its career there as best-selling Model in May, ahead of the Mercedes GLC350e …

The do-it-all wondercar. Some folks search for it like Ponce De Len after the Fountain of Youth. Others declare the very concept anathema: The jack of all trades is master of none, they harp. Both are right, and both are wrong. The proof? The ten-cylinder, carbon-and-aluminum 2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder. As a cargo hauler, …

The 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport isn’t a high-performance car. It’s the new pint-size version of the increasingly popular Rogue crossover, and its surname means the same thing as when you say “Hey, sport!” to a small boy — or did back in the ’50s. Nissan calls it the Qashqai, the name of an Iranian ethnic …

The name tells you a lot about Ferrari’s muscular new front engine coup. It has 800 horsepower—well, 800 European horses, at least, which translates to 789 American ponies. It has 12 cylinders under the hood. And yes, it’s super fast. Ferrari claims a 060-mph time of about 2.8 seconds, with 124 mph coming up in …

The Nissan Qashqai is Europe’s best-selling urban crossover, and is now available with significant enhancements which further develop its premium character. The upgrades focus on four areas – a contemporary new exterior design; higher levels of interior quality; improved driving performance; and the addition of new Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies to deliver even greater levels …

The Prius nameplate has been inexorably tied to the green car scene for a long time now. When Toyota unleashed the Prius Prime upon the world, we said it was the best Prius yet. But this is no longer a world where Toyota’s hybrids are automatically crowned king. Our recent time with the Hyundai Ioniq …

Mitsubishi has revealed that it will eventually bring a successor to the legendary Lancer Evolution; however, that model won’t happen for another six years. Speaking withAustralia’s Motoring,Mitsubishi’s global boss, Trevor Mann, revealed that a new performance model is under consideration and will likely be a crossover instead of a sedan. According to Mann, the Evo’s successor …

Surprisingly, Porsche 911 Turbo S’ outnumber regular, non-S Turbos, at least in the States. Turbo buyers aren’t in the market to save money, so most walk in the dealership and simply request the best equipped, highest-marked 911 available, resulting in a set of keys to a Turbo S. Unfortunately for big spenders, outside of made-to-order …

During the 370Z’s nine-year tenure on sale in the U.S., we’ve tested several iterations of Nissan’s two-seat sports car. But this is the first time we’ve gotten ahold of a base model without any performance-enhancing options, which also made it the slowest Nissan 370Z we’ve tested. Defanged base models of high-powered sports coupes have been …

Think of the 2017 Lexus RC350 F Sport as James Bond without his trademark marksmanship or Frank Sinatra sans his famous low notes. It’s handsome, but handsome only takes you so far. Key to the Lexus RC350’s character is its Frankenstein’s Monster chassis that’s made up of pieces from three different Lexus models: The front …