HONDA RIDGELINE AWD FIRST TEST 2017 : THE TRUCKLET, REVISED

2017 Honda Ridgeline AWD (RTL-E) BASE PRICE $42,270 PRICE AS TESTED $42,270 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, AWD, 5-pass, 4-door truck ENGINE 3.5L/280-hp/262-lb-ft SOHC 24-valve V-6 TRANSMISSION 6-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST) 4,510 lb (58/42%) WHEELBASE 125.2 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 210.0 x 78.6 x 70.8 in 0-60 MPH […]

GENESIS G90 3.3T AWD FIRST TEST 2017: FUNCTION OVER FORM

2017 Genesis G90 3.3T (AWD Premium) BASE PRICE $71,550 PRICE AS TESTED $71,550 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, AWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan ENGINE 3.3L/365-hp/376-lb-ft twin-turbo DOHC 24-valve V-6 TRANSMISSION 8-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST) 4,693 lb (52/48%) WHEELBASE 124.4 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 204.9 x 75.4 x 58.9 in […]

CHEVROLET CAMARO ZL1 FIRST TEST 2017: BRUTE SQUAD GOALS

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 POWERTRAIN/CHASSIS DRIVETRAIN LAYOUT Front-engine, RWD ENGINE TYPE Supercharged 90-deg V-8, alum block/heads VALVETRAIN OHV, 2 valves/cyl DISPLACEMENT 376.0 cu in/6,162 cc COMPRESSION RATIO 10.0:1 POWER (SAE NET) 650 hp @ 6,400 rpm TORQUE (SAE NET) 650 lb-ft @ 3,600 rpm REDLINE 6,500 rpm WEIGHT TO POWER […]

FORD GT FIRST DRIVE: THE RIGHT STUFF 2017

2017 Ford GT BASE PRICE $450,000 VEHICLE LAYOUT Mid-engine, RWD, 2-pass, 2-door coupe ENGINE 3.5L/647-hp/550-lb-ft twin-turbo DOHC 24-valve V-6 TRANSMISSION 7-speed twin-clutch auto CURB WEIGHT 3,050 lb (mfr) WHEELBASE 106.7 in LENGTH X WIDTH X HEIGHT 187.5 x 78.9 x 43.7 in 0-60 MPH 2.8 sec (MT est) EPA CITY/HWY/COMB […]

HONDA ODYSSEY FIRST DRIVE REVIEW 2018

“We’re already all connected to the Wi-Fi,” Miguel Cortina Sr. tells me through the open window as I approach the scarlet red minivan. He’s speaking for himself; his wife, Cecilia; his daughter, Fernanda; and his eldest son and Motor Trend en Español editor, Miguel Jr. They’ve been in the van […]