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2019 Honda Pilot review

2019 Honda Pilot first-drive review

2019 Honda Pilot first-drive review

The current generation Honda Pilot excels by all measures, but is hindered by a modest design. For 2019, Honda steps up the Pilot’s style game while adding features and functionality to conquer the midsize crossover segment. Our first drive review tests the updated three-row on and off-road.
2018 Kia Niro PHEV EX Premium review

2018 Kia Niro PHEV EX Premium review

2018 Kia Niro PHEV EX Premium review

The 2018 Kia Niro PHEV joins the existing Niro hybrid in Kia’s lineup. It attempts to split the difference between more focused plug-in hybrid hatchbacks and ever-popular crossovers. But can Kia straddle that line and deliver a green car that is genuinely good, and not just compromised?
2019 GMC Sierra

2019 GMC Sierra first drive review

2019 GMC Sierra first drive review

The Digital Trends 2019 GMC Sierra first drive review focuses on the exclusive new features that set the 2019 Sierra apart from the competition. From the industry-exclusive multi-function tailgate to the available carbon fiber bed and head-up display, we cover what’s new and significant in detail.
2019 Mazda Miata

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata first drive review

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata first drive review

We hike up the California coast in Mazda’s updated MX-5 Miata, from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco, to experience first-hand the updates made to the roadster for the 2019 model year. With a revised four-cylinder engine and more power on tap, the already awesome Miata becomes an even better driver's car.
2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback review

2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback first drive review

2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback first drive review

Audi expanded the RS 5 family with a high-performance sedan named Sportback. It stands out from rivals like the BMW M3 with a shapely fastback-like silhouette. While the previous RS 5 used a V8, the new model surfs the downsizing wave and gets a twin-turbocharged 2.9-liter V6. We put it through its paces in Germany.
2019 Chevrolet Silverado Full Line review

2019 Chevrolet Silverado Full Line first drive

2019 Chevrolet Silverado Full Line first drive

Our 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Full Line first drive review covers all the bases, from new trim levels and exciting new engines to features that make trailering and loading easier. The new Silverado is bigger, more powerful, more comfortable, and has more of everything you want in a multi-purpose truck.
2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody review

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody first drive

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack Widebody first drive

With a wide footprint, track-tuned suspension, and a naturally-aspirated Hemi, the R/T Scat Pack Widebody proves to be the nimblest Challenger Dodge has built to date.
2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody review

2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody review

With competitors closing in on the Hellcat’s power, Dodge fires back with the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody, a better handling version of its ferocious feline. Wider tires and a stiffer suspension help the Hellcat fight the Ford Mustang GT350 and Chevy Camaro ZL1 on their home turf: the racetrack.
2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt review

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt first drive review

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt first drive review

The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt is a serious performance car. Where most special editions are just vulgar paint and stickers packages, the Mustang Bullitt offers real performance enhancement that shows careful attention to detail by Ford’s engineers. It’s old school muscle with new technology.
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2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera first drive review

2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera first drive review

Aston Martin’s new DBS Superleggera assumes the mantle of flagship model, succeeding the beloved Vanquish S and taking Ferrari’s 812 Superfast head-on. The rear-drive coupe boasts phenomenal power, sultry design, and long-haul comfort to shame today’s best luxury vehicles. Long live the Super GT.
2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS450 4Matic review

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS450 4Matic first drive review

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS450 4Matic first drive review

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS450 4Matic “four-door coupe” is an excellent luxury car that straddles the line between coupe and sedan. But instead of offering the best of both worlds, the redesigned third-generation Mercedes CLS fails to bring anything new to the luxury-car game.
2018 Audi RS 5 review

2018 Audi RS 5 review

2018 Audi RS 5 review

We get behind the wheel of Audi’s latest top-spec sports coupe.
2019-Audi-TTS

2019 Audi TTS first drive review

2019 Audi TTS first drive review

Audi celebrated the TT's 20th birthday by updating it inside, outside, and beneath the sheet metal. In our 2019 Audi TTS First Drive Review, we explore the visual changes and travel to the Isle of Man to see the kind of driving experience delivered by the 292-hp engine and the new seven-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Lexus RX350L review

2018 Lexus RX350L review

2018 Lexus RX350L review

We tour Nashville proper in the latest evolution of the best-selling Lexus, the 2018 RX 350L. This RX is a little bit different as it gains some extra length to offer more trunk space and an extra row of seating.
2018 Jaguar XF S Sportbrake Review

2018 Jaguar XF S Sportbrake review

2018 Jaguar XF S Sportbrake review

Though SUVs were once responsible for the slow demise of wagons, their overwhelming popularity may now be the cause of a wagon resurgence. To compliment its growing SUV lineup, Jaguar re-introduces a long-roofed XF (dubbed Sportbrake) to take on the Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon.
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster review

2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster review

The GT C is the hottest drop-top in Mercedes-AMG’s portfolio. How does the 550-horsepower roadster stack up against other topless terrors like the Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet, Jaguar F-Type SVR, and Audi R8 V10 Spyder? Read our 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster Review to find out.
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2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack 2 review

2018 Ford Mustang GT Performance Pack 2 review

Armed with stickier tires, more aggressive suspension tuning, and a revised aero package, Performance Pack 2 is the Mustang GT’s most track-focused package to date, and it puts Chevrolet’s Camaro SS 1LE square in its sights.
2018 Toyota C-HR review

2018 Toyota C-HR review

2018 Toyota C-HR review

We bond with Toyota’s latest crossover arrival, the subcompact, front-wheel-drive-only C-HR. It arrives as an entry-level model to battle the Honda HR-V, Mazda CX-3, Kia Niro, Chevrolet Trax, Hyundai Kona, Nissan Kicks, Jeep Renegade, and the Ford EcoSport
2018 mini countryman s e all4 review plug in hybrid 10

2018 Mini Countryman S E ALL4 review

2018 Mini Countryman S E ALL4 review

The 2018 MINI Countryman S E ALL4 is the latest to receive a plug-in hybrid electric powertrain. It performs well, but its high price premium and short driving distances in both gas hybrid and electric mode make it only best for intercity transport.
2019 BMW X4 M40i review

2019 BMW X4 M40i first drive review

2019 BMW X4 M40i first drive review

We hoon and bond with the 2019 BMW X4 in its top-specification M40i at and around BMW’s Performance Center in South Carolina to learn that the X4 still can boogey. But the ride is better and it overall does well to succeed upon its previous successes with more style and better performance all around.
2018 Audi R8 V10 Coupe RWS S tronic review

2018 Audi R8 V10 Coupe RWS S tronic first drive review

2018 Audi R8 V10 Coupe RWS S tronic first drive review

For the first time in the company’s history, Audi Sport goes rear-wheel drive with the limited production R8 V10 Coupe RWS S tronic. Designed for the sports car purist, the combination lowers the price and raises the fun.
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2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4Matic+ first drive review

2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4Matic+ first drive review

Nuttier than the Project One hypercar and GT R track monster, the 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S 4Matic + Wagon is the fusion of practicality and brute force. Is a 603-hp station wagon a doomed concept or the most incredible family hauler ever conceived? We find out with some road and track testing in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet

2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet review

2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Cabriolet review

2018 bmw x3 m40i review

2018 BMW X3 M40i review

2018 BMW X3 M40i review

Some would argue that BMW is not the automaker it once was – that its hunt for luxury market share has clouded its original vision, to build the “ultimate driving machine.” To uncover the truth, we saddle up in BMW’s X3 M40i for a week of corner carving, cruising, and cargo hauling.
2019 honda insight

2019 Honda Insight first drive review

2019 Honda Insight first drive review

The 2019 Honda Insight hides its hybrid nature behind conventional sedan styling. Honda’s latest hybrid offers impressive fuel economy, but without the quirkiness of some of its rivals. It’s pitched as a nice sedan that just happens to be a hybrid, but is that the right approach? Read our first drive review to find out.
2018 Kia Forte5 SX front right

2018 Kia Forte5 SX review

2018 Kia Forte5 SX review

It’s not a true hot hatch, but the Forte5 SX comes awfully close to being one. And with loads of standard features at a reasonable price, you’ll be too busy enjoy your heated seats and Apple CarPlay to mind the missing power or sloppy shifts.
2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Review

2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro review

2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro review

Toyota’s range-topping Tacoma combines beefier hardware with smarter software for impressive off-road capability, but is it enough to keep up with Chevrolet’s Colorado ZR2 and Jeep’s new Wrangler Rubicon. In this 2018 Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro Review, we put the hardcore taco to the test.
2018 Porsche 718 GTS Review

2018 Porsche 718 GTS first drive review

2018 Porsche 718 GTS first drive review

Porsche’s historical GTS nameplate appears once again on its mid-engine Boxster and Cayman GTS models, promising enhanced performance at a high-value price. We strap into the dynamic duo on the twisting roads of Napa, California, to learn more about these two-door sports cars.
2018 bmw m5 review

2018 BMW M5 review

2018 BMW M5 review

Lighter, more powerful, and now packing all-wheel drive, the latest M5 is the fastest road-going sports sedan BMW has ever made. But is it the best? We get behind the wheel of BMW’s latest top-spec sports sedan.
2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo review

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo review

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo review

The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo is a vehicle of sheer excess – of sheet metal, horsepower, sophisticated technology, premium details, and characters in its name. Taking on the Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon and Jaguar XF Sportbrake, Porsche’s wagon must prove its excess is worth its excessive price.
Nisssan Kicks

2018 Nissan Kicks first drive review

2018 Nissan Kicks first drive review

The 2018 Nissan Kicks aims to compete with subcompact crossovers like the Honda HR-V and Hyundai Kona, but with better fuel economy and value. To do that, the Nissan sacrifices many traditional SUV qualities. Read our first drive review to see whether that strategy paid off for Nissan.
2019-Lexus-ES-300

2019 Lexus ES Lineup first drive review

2019 Lexus ES Lineup first drive review

We get first-driving impressions behind the wheel of the all-new seventh generation 2019 Lexus ES in all forms in Nashville to see if the new model’s changes go more than skin deep. They do, making this the best driving, most dynamic, and most stylish Lexus ES ever.
2019 Acura RDX review

2019 Acura RDX first drive review

2019 Acura RDX first drive review

The 2019 Acura RDX aims high with sporty driving dynamics and lots of new tech. But is the third generation of Acura’s compact luxury SUV ready to take on the German establishment? Read our first drive review of the 2019 RDX and see how it compares to Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz rivals.
2018 Nissan Maxima review

2018 Nissan Maxima first drive review

2018 Nissan Maxima first drive review

Nissan’s Maxima wants to be the sportiest full-size sedan in the land. But can Nissan’s flagship recapture its past “4-Door Sports Car” glory, and measure up to competitors like the recently redesigned Toyota Avalon? Read our 2018 Nissan Maxima first drive review to find out.