Autos: Reviews

First Drive: 2019 BMW X5 40i xDrive

Sunday  10:26,   30 september 2018

BMW earns its "SAV" stripes thanks to a rich options listHowever, as much as I was impressed, I was also shocked about how specific one must option an X5 to get exactly the vehicle we assessed. Take my overwhelmingly positive review with a grain of... >>>

An Epiphany in a Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Sport

Sunday  10:25,   30 september 2018

Revisiting a feeling I’ve experienced long agoThere was the time I piloted a Lamborghini Aventador Roadster, roof off and cockpit open to the cobalt sky above, up Going-to-the-Sun Road in Montana's Glacier National Park, the narrow two-lane... >>>

Ultra-Luxurious Audi A8 Facelift To Bring Back Horch Moniker

Friday  23:51,   28 september 2018

Audi's answer to Maybach is expected to boast the mighty W12 engine.Because he did not hold the rights to the “Horch” name, he had no other way but to rename the second company. He decided to go with “Audi” following a suggestion made by a son... >>>

First Drive: 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 Cabriolet

Friday  19:06,   28 september 2018

Fast, topless, and now with AMG’s 4Matic+ all-wheel driveThe big news is Benz's all-new inline six engine, which marks the first time in some 20 years the automaker has made one available for its lineup. Like the entry-level four-door AMG GT 53, the >>>

2018 Land Rover Range Rover / Range Rover Supercharged

Friday  17:10,   28 september 2018

Over the course of the past five decades, the full-size Range Rover has evolved from an off-road workhorse to a refined, ultra-luxury... >>>

2019 Nissan Altima First Drive: Good Where It Counts

Friday  16:26,   28 september 2018

Driving the Other Rival of Camry and AccordThe heart of Nissan's redesigned midsizer beats more like a Camry than an Accord, as the Altima's base engine is a 188-hp 2.5-liter naturally aspirated I-4 and not a small turbocharged powerplant. A CVT... >>>

Refreshing or Revolting: 2019 Cadillac XT4 vs. The Competition

Thursday  23:00,   27 september 2018

Which crossover has the right look?All four crossovers take design risks, and usually this starts up front. The Cadillac XT4 has a conventional-looking grille, but the vertical headlights add visual interest. Like the rest of the vehicle, the front... >>>

2019 Ram Rebel 12 is a luxurious off-road truck named for... its touchscreen

Thursday  19:06,   27 september 2018

New version of the Rebel gets tech and luxury enhancements.The new model is more than just a screen, though. Ram is using it to throw in a few different tech and luxury options that we don't see in the more barebones Rebel. For one, it gets a... >>>

2018 Lexus NX: What You Need to Know

Thursday  18:55,   27 september 2018

The 2018 Lexus NX’s bold styling, long list of standard features, and spacious cabin may appeal to some shoppers. However, its hard-to-use infotainment system and small cargo hold contribute to its place in the bottom third of our rankings.  Is the... >>>

2018 Volvo XC60: What You Need to Know

Thursday  18:30,   27 september 2018

The fully redesigned 2018 Volvo XC60 ranks in the middle of the luxury compact SUV class. Top attributes include a massive amount of safety features (most of which are standard) and a sophisticated, serene interior. The Volvo XC60 is a... >>>

2019 Nissan Frontier

Wednesday  22:55,   26 september 2018

In spite of being virtually unchanged for more than a decade, the Nissan Frontier continues to sell well. Meanwhile, its mid-size pickup competitors have improvedIn spite of being virtually unchanged for more than a decade, the Nissan Frontier... >>>

2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class First Drive

Wednesday  20:05,   26 september 2018

'A' for effort and executionIntended to be Mercedes' newest bargain-basement model and slotting beneath the CLA, the A-Class sedan is a revelation in the democratization of luxury. The styling borrows heavily from the elite CLS—with few... >>>

The 2019 McLaren 600LT Brings Halo-Car Flavor to the Value Menu

Wednesday  19:25,   26 september 2018

McLaren's track-fortified 600LT brings Senna intensity to the Sports Series.Derived from McLaren's entry offering, this so-called Longtail adds 1.9 inches to the rump and 1.1 inches to the nose of the 570S coupe. The geometry is secondary to the >>>

Drivers over-rely on safety tech they don't understand, AAA finds

Wednesday  18:30,   26 september 2018

Researchers say new- and used-car buyers need more education.Researchers say the findings highlight the importance of educating new- and used-car buyers about how the safety technologies work and what their limitations... >>>

BMW Wants Automakers to Unite and Create Autonomous Driving Tech Coalition

Wednesday  18:05,   26 september 2018

BMW's Klaus Fröhlich said the company is open to industry-wide collaboration on self-driving technology in order to split risks and cost.BMW is entirely open to the idea of forming an industry-wide coalition of automakers that would lower... >>>