First Drives

Four-motor Honda CR-Z, Honda R&D Center, October 2015

Honda Studying Four-Motor EV, We Drive A Prototype

Since the rebirth of the electric car movement this century, several automakers have toyed with the idea of powering a car by positioning a motor at each wheel. Honda may be the closest to realizing the concept. We spent a day at Honda's R&D campus a couple of days before the 2015 Tokyo Motor... read more

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2016 Lexus GS F

2016 Lexus GS F First Drive

For going on a decade now, Lexus has been on a mission to convince enthusiast buyers who might gravitate toward European cars that it, too, can build world-class sports cars... read more October 13, 2015 by

2016 Mercedes-Benz G Class

2016 Mercedes-Benz G-Class First Drive

For almost every vehicle on the market, product cycles typically last six to eight years. At the end of that run, the vehicle gets a redesign with either a new or... read more September 22, 2015 by

2017 Audi A4

2017 Audi A4 first drive review

The arrival of an all-new Audi A4 is no small occasion. It's the profit powerhouse, the "center of gravity" for Audi of America, as product manager Filip Brabec puts it. Cars... read more September 21, 2015 by

2016 Rezvani Beast Speedster

2016 Rezvani Beast Speedster first drive review

Remember when you used to order your chassis or vehicular platform, and then find someone else to build your body? No? That's not a surprise because the art of coachbuilt... read more September 21, 2015 by

2016 Lexus RX 350 F Sport

2016 Lexus RX 350 F Sport first drive review

In a market in which luxury brands are seeming queuing up to change naming strategies for their vehicles—Infiniti, Mercedes-Benz, and Cadillac, for example—the... read more September 11, 2015 by

Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS by Joseph Yoon

Kawasaki Vulcan S ABS: The Motorcycle For Car Guys And Gals

If you've been thinking about buying a motorcycle, but haven't yet, there may be any number of reasons for your delay. Whatever the holdup, the Kawasaki Vulcan S is here to... read more September 8, 2015 by

2016 Jaguar XF V6 S AWD

2016 Jaguar XF first drive review

E-Class, 5-Series—some of the best luxury cars in the world are mid-size sedans. But the battle for hearts and minds, and roads, isn't just between those epic... read more September 7, 2015 by

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R first drive review

Blame it all on notorious badass Carroll Shelby. The man was a goddamn prophet. Back in 1965 he knew what was wrong with the Mustang—it needed more power. It doesn't... read more August 31, 2015 by

2016 BMW 7-Series

2016 BMW 7-Series first drive review

The Monticello Motor Club is a country club with a racetrack instead of a golf course. Performance car owners in the New York metropolitan area join to take advantage of the... read more August 27, 2015 by

2016 Cadillac CTS-V

2016 Cadillac CTS-V first drive review

The Germans. Always the Germans. Their brands have been the benchmark for luxurious motoring since Nixon left the White House in disgrace. But it wasn’t always that... read more July 31, 2015 by

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata first drive review

What’s an automaker to do when it’s time to redesign a car that is universally loved? Simple, give its fans more of what they love. In the case of the Mazda MX-5... read more July 27, 2015 by

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class  -  First Drive, July 2015

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC first drive review

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class will arrive later this year, as a new nameplate with a look that’s entirely different than that of its predecessor. And behind it... read more July 18, 2015 by

2017 Audi R8

2017 Audi R8 first drive review

“The R8 is born at Le Mans.” So said “Mr. Le Mans,” now-retired race driver and nine-time 24 Hours of Le Mans winner Tom Kristensen in a promotional... read more July 13, 2015 by

Harley-Davidson Street 750 by Alvin Dharmawan

Riding Harley-Davidson's New Street 750 In SoCal: Video

Calling the Harley-Davidson Street 750 crucial to the company's survival might be a bit of an overstatement. But not by much. ALSO SEE: 2016 Bentley Continental GTC Speed... read more July 7, 2015 by

2016 Bentley Continental GT Speed

2016 Bentley Continental GT Speed first drive review

Before the Internet became the refuge of the world's trolls, Norway was their spiritual home. We contend they're mythical creatures, but lots of Norwegians to this day... read more July 6, 2015 by


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