Aaron Cole, Managing Editor

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The Great American Race: Hellcat vs. Raptor around and over a mountain

The Great American Race: Hellcat vs. Raptor around and over a mountain

Spoiler alert: America wins. Motor Authority editors Andrew Ganz and yours truly took a 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor and a 2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat to Boulder, Colorado, for the least "green" race that city has ever seen. At stake was a point of pride for gearheads: Is the ability to conquer...

April 27, 2017
 
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

Motor Authority's hits, misses at 2017 New York auto show

Automakers deepened their benches at the 2017 New York auto show with a long line of performance and luxury offerings. Sadly, this year's show lacked big surprises—who... read more April 13, 2017


 
2017 Honda Civic Si Coupe, 2017 New York auto show

2017 Honda Civic Si video preview

It's hard to believe that the Honda Civic Si has been with us now for more than 30 years. In the three decades it's been on sale, the sporty Civic has stood for affordable... read more April 12, 2017


 
2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe, 2017 New York auto show

The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 and GLC63 Coupe are your insane compact SUVs

Performance SUVs appeal to a subset of people who are into naked base jumping, bear wrestling, and punching kangaroos. Mercedes-AMG doesn't mind those people skipping their... read more April 12, 2017


 
Subaru Ascent concept, 2017 New York auto show

New Subaru Ascent aims to climb busy hill of crossover SUVs

Growing up from the Subaru Outback doesn't mean growing out of the Subaru brand anymore. On Wednesday, the automaker revealed the near-production version of its 3-row... read more April 12, 2017


 
Infiniti QX80 Monograph concept, 2017 New York auto show

Infiniti previews next-gen QX80 with Monograph concept

Gone is the idea that a luxury brand's flagship for design and tech must be a sedan. Infiniti's full-gainer into the design deep-end with its QX80 Monograph concept should be... read more April 12, 2017


 
2018 Audi S4/S5 First Drive

2018 Audi S4/S5 video review: making our own music at Coachella

We have a tough time nailing down what “performance” means anymore. Automakers work really hard telling us that every car has sporting potential—right down... read more April 6, 2017


 

 
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