2014 Audi SQ5  -  First Drive, September 2013

2014 Audi SQ5: First Drive

Is the Audi SQ5 a bona fide performance model, or is it a great pretender? We've wondered about the SQ5's credentials ever since the brand confirmed this performance version of the Q5 crossover, its 354-horsepower output, and its 5.1-second 0-60 time. And in the absence of established head-to-head... read more

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2011 Acura RL Advance

2011 Acura RL: Driven

What makes the RL distinct or alluring among luxury cars? How is it much different than the same-sized TL? And shouldn't a brand flagship feel a little more exclusive, a... read more May 27, 2011 by 

2012 Audi A7 3.0T

2012 Audi A7: Driven

The 2012 Audi A7 has been a long time coming to the U.S. We first learned about the car from the official release nearly a year ago, in July 2010. It wasn't until last... read more May 10, 2011 by 

2011 Volvo C70

2011 Volvo C70: Quick Drive

It's spring, and what could be more pleasant than putting the top down in a stylish European four-seat convertible? We got the chance to drive the 2011 Volvo C70 recently... read more May 3, 2011 by 

2011 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet

2011 Mercedes-Benz E550 Cabriolet: Driven

The E550 Cabriolet looks the part of luxury convertible cruiser in every way. It's not the sort of luxury convertible that you'd take the family to the Whippi-Dip; rather the... read more December 30, 2010 by 

2011 Land Rover LR4

2011 Land Rover LR4: Driven

To anyone who's driven a Land Rover in the past—or a Mercedes-Benz Gelaendewagen, or even an old Isuzu Trooper—the LR4's appearance can be misleading. The LR4... read more December 22, 2010 by 

2010 Lotus Evora

Inside Line Suggesting Lotus Esprit To Get LFA V-10

 The Lotus Elise and its siblings are probably the closest thing to street-legal go-kart that can be driven every day. The bigger Evora is a great grand tourer offering... read more August 27, 2010 by 

2010 Audi A4

Driven: 2010 Audi A4

If you've driven the A4 in the past, and crossed it off your list in favor of another compact sport sedan, you owe it another chance. Last year, for 2009, Audi completely... read more August 17, 2010 by 

Monster Fiesta Rally Car

Ford Donates Fiesta Movement Cars To Rally School Program

 Before being available to purchase, Ford loaned out 100 Fiestas for the public to try out and talk about on social media. Now the Fiesta can be ordered from your local Ford... read more July 19, 2010 by 

McLaren retail environment concept rendering

McLaren Coming Up With F1 Successor For 2012

 Even with the arrival of the Bugatti Veyron, the McLaren F1 considered by some to be the best supercar of all time. Where the Veyron is practical and luxurious to drive... read more July 7, 2010 by 

2011 Chevrolet Camaro

Camaro Z/28 Possibly Confirmed, But Ignores Roots

 Motor Trend’s recent interview with GM Vice President of Global Vehicle Engineering, Karl Stracke, The article pretty much announced that the Z/28, though with no real... read more June 1, 2010 by 

2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8

Driven: 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8

There’s no question: The $43,655 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8 is challenging. Challenging to certain male egos; challenging to judgmental mothers-in-law; challenging to... read more February 4, 2010 by 

2010 Volkswagen GTI

2010 Volkswagen GTI: The Greenest Hot Hatch?

The front-wheel-drive Volkswagen GTI is a blast to drive. It’s fun slow, it’s fun fast. It’s a lot like a MINI Cooper in that regard, but less cute, way more practical... read more February 2, 2010 by 

2010 Jaguar XK

Driven: 2010 Jaguar XKR

I’m an intrepid sort of test driver. And not how you think. I try very hard not to get arrested testing the limits of a car’s performance on public roads. (More on that... read more January 27, 2010 by 

2009 Ferrari California

First Drive: 2010 Ferrari California

  When you conjure images of California in your mind, you might see something markedly different from a generation before ours. Golden beaches? How about pollution? The... read more December 11, 2009 by 


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