2016 Nissan 370Z

Back-to-basics GT bargain. Other than swapping an ashtray for a cup holder and Datsun badges for Nissan medallions, the Z-car has harkened to the same formula for 46 years. A popularly priced two-seat GT with six-cylinders, a long hood, a short deck, a fastback roofline, and a rear hatch aptly […]

Mitsubishi e-Evolution Concept Eclipses Another Great Name

First Mitsubishi came for the storied Eclipse nameplate, previously applied only to sports coupes, and slapped it onto a crossover. Now it has repurposed its iconic Evolution moniker and applied it to this e-Evolution crossover concept, appearing on the Mitsubishi stand at the 2017 Tokyo auto show. It’s not as we couldn’t […]

2018 Lincoln Navigator

What hasn’t changed about the 2018 Lincoln Navigator is this: It’s still gigantic. Lincoln lists the shortest and lightest version of this body-on-frame beast at 210.0 inches long and one offensive tackle shy of three tons hefty. The long-wheelbase Navigator L with all-wheel drive comes in at 221.9 inches and well over […]

AUDI RS 3 FIRST DRIVE: LITTLE PACKAGE, BIG BOOM 2017

2017 Audi RS 3 BASE PRICE $55,000-$60,000 (est) VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, AWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan ENGINE 2.5L/400-hp/354-lb-ft turbocharged DOHC I-5 TRANSMISSION 7-speed twin-clutch auto CURB WEIGHT 3,450 lb (MT est) WHEELBASE 103.6 in LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT 176.3 x 70.9 x 55.1 in 0-60 MPH 3.8 sec (MT est) […]

BUGATTI CHIRON FIRST DRIVE 2018 REVIEW: THE BENCHMARK

2018 Bugatti Chiron BASE PRICE $2,998,000 VEHICLE LAYOUT Mid-engine, AWD, 2-pass, 2-door coupe ENGINE 8.0L/1,479-hp/1,180-lb/ft, quad-turbo DOHC 64-valve W-16 TRANSMISSION 7-speed automated manual CURB WEIGHT 4,400 lb (mfr) WHEELBASE 106.7 in LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT 178.9 x 80.2 x 47.7 in 0-60 MPH 2.4 sec (mfr est) EPA CITY/HWY/COMB […]

CHEVROLET EQUINOX 2018 FIRST DRIVE: BIG BET

2018 Chevrolet Equinox (1.5T) BASE PRICE $24,475-$35,330 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, FWD/AWD, 5-pass, 4-door SUV ENGINES 1.5L/170-hp/203-lb-ft* turbocharged DOHC 16-valve I-4 TRANSMISSIONS 6-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT 3,350-3,500 lb (est) WHEELBASE 107.3 in LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT 183.1 x 72.6 x 65.4 in 0-60 MPH 8.9-9.1 sec (MT est) EPA CITY/HWY/COMB […]

A SMALL PIECE FROM THE NSX 2017 ACURA MDX HYBRID FIRST DRIVE REVIEW

All 2017 MDX hybrids are equipped with AcuraWatch, a suite of safety and driver-assistance technologies that includes a collision mitigation breaking system, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, lane keeping assist, adaptive cruise control with low-speed follow and road departure mitigation, auto high-beams, and blind-spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert. […]

MERCEDES-AMG GT ROADSTER AND GT C ROADSTER FIRST DRIVE 2018 REVIEW

A commentary on both the universal nature of music and its lasting power, “The Song Remains the Same” launched Led Zeppelin’s experimental, controversial, wildly successful, and now widely overlooked fifth album, Houses of the Holy. Virtuoso performances from Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and John Bonham combined with Page’s technical […]