First Drives

 
2015 Aston Martin Vanquish

2015 Aston Martin Rapide S & Vanquish Meld Old With New

Both the Aston Martin Rapide S and the Vanquish have a handful of things in common. As they should, considering they're both from the same automaker: styling cues can be traced between each machine; the guttural growl of the 6.0-liter V-12 engine cuts through traffic as quickly as the cars... read more

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2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe first drive

2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe First Drive

Life is good. Life is especially good when you’re in Tuscany behind the wheel of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Coupe. Life gets downright magical when threading your... read more June 30, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ferrari 458 Spider  -  Quick Drive

2014 Ferrari 458 Spider Quick Drive Video

Even in today’s supercar-rich automotive landscape, Ferrari stands out as special and awe-inspiring. Look at the critical numbers for the 2014 458 Spider that we just... read more June 26, 2014 by 


 
2015 Alfa Romeo 4C

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C First Drive Video

Quick--ignore these unabashedly erotic images, pretend you never saw a thing...and name this car. It’s a mid-engined two-seater not from Germany or Japan. It flaunts a... read more June 21, 2014 by 


 
2015 Bentley Flying Spur V8

2015 Bentley Flying Spur V8 First Drive

When last we left the Bentley Flying Spur, we were wending our way through Beijing traffic, hurtling toward the Great Wall and dodging an Olympian course of randomly placed... read more June 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 first drive, South Haven, Michigan

2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28: First Drive Video

Al Oppenheiser can rattle off from memory the Chevy Camaro's many brushes with doom. Let's not even count the one that threatens overhead--a blanket of thick, low clouds... read more June 12, 2014 by 


 
2015 Nissan GT-R  -  Quick Drive, June 2014

2015 Nissan GT-R Quick Drive

The Nissan GT-R is outrageous. Even if your exposure to seeing one has been limited to watching one race by on the street, or to choosing it in Gran Turismo, you know that... read more June 9, 2014 by 


 
2015 Lincoln MKC

2015 Lincoln MKC First Drive

With the 2015 MKC, Lincoln finally has a model that's going to play well in California. Let’s face it: Those in Dearborn focus so much on doing the right thing for... read more June 5, 2014 by 


 
McLaren 650S first drive. Photo by Michael Crenshaw Photography.

McLaren 650S First Drive

There are those who harp on the 650S, somehow deriding it for being an updated, more P1-like version of the 12C. Those people are missing the point entirely. The 650S... read more May 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volvo V60 Polestar - quick drive

2015 Volvo V60 Polestar First Drive

The Volvo V60 Polestar, we were told before getting behind the wheel for the first time, should not be judged against traditional competitors. Instead, says Volvo, it should... read more May 17, 2014 by 


 
2015 Lamborghini Huracán first drive

2015 Lamborghini Huracán First Drive

You slide into the low, bolstered seat, flip up the aircraft-style cover, press the start button, and hear the V-10 engine roar to life. Bump the steering wheel mode selector... read more May 7, 2014 by 


 
2015 Jaguar F-Type R Coupe

2015 Jaguar F-Type Coupe R First Drive

When last we left the Jaguar F-Type, it was hustling substantial ass somewhere on some choice, shall-remain-unnamed mountain roads of north Georgia. Locked in close... read more May 5, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8, test drive around Malibu, CA,

2015 BMW i8 First Drive

The 2015 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports coupe is a striking design that draws attention wherever it goes. Park it on the street, and you'll be swarmed by pedestrians with... read more April 26, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Genesis  -  First Drive, April 2014

2015 Hyundai Genesis First Drive

The Hyundai Genesis arrived more than five years ago, true to its name, at the genesis of a new era for luxury. At the time, the luxury market only had what amounted to a... read more April 7, 2014 by 


 
2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder First Drive

It’s not often you’re behind a professional race car driver who’s pushing flat out in a Porsche 911 Turbo S, and you think to yourself, “I wish this... read more April 2, 2014 by 


 
2014 MINI Cooper S

2014 MINI Cooper First Drive

The essence of the classic Mini Cooper is easy to define: it's endearingly small. What happens when you mess with the "small" part? In more than a decade since Mini... read more March 17, 2014 by 


 
 

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