Stephen Edelstein

Stephen Edelstein

Stephen Edelstein graduated from Clark University in 2011 with an M.A. in American History. He was the Editor in Chief of Clark's student newspaper, The Scarlet. Stephen enjoys all things historical, science-fictional, and transportation-related.
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814-horsepower McLaren Senna GTR can only be unleashed on a racetrack

As if the McLaren Senna wasn't extreme enough, here comes the track-only GTR version. McLaren says the Senna GTR is quicker around the track than any of its previous production models.
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The 15 best front-wheel-drive cars will make purists swallow their smirks

Enthusiasts often scoff at the idea of driving a front-wheel drive car, but it doesn't have to be a dull experience. Luxurious, efficient, or fast, here are the 15 best front-wheel drive cars on the market today.
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Jaguar’s all-electric 2019 I-Pace has Tesla in its sights

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV is a serious attempt to take on the Tesla Model X, and electrify Jaguar's future. The I-Pace's sleek styling makes a good first impression, but is this SUV more than just a pretty face?
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Land Rover’s SV Coupe elevates the iconic Range Rover to new levels of luxury

The Land Rover Range Rover SV Coupe is a limited-edition model built to celebrate Land Rover's 70th anniversary. With a luxurious interior and a price tag of nearly $300,000, it's no ordinary SUV.
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Volvo’s all-new V60 wagon is a stylish, high-tech SUV alternative

The 2019 Volvo V60 makes the case for station wagons with styling, technology, and mechanical bits borrowed from other recent Volvos, as well as the expected complement of safety tech.
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The limited-edition Abarth 124 GT tries to channel its inner race car

Debuting at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, Fiat's Abarth 124 GT sports a carbon-fiber hardtop, lighter wheels, and other cosmetic bits meant to give the retro-styled roadster a more hardcore feel.
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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan gets an extra dose of power and tech

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan isn't a clean-sheet design, but it does get some notable upgrades over the 2018 model. Look for it at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show in a few weeks.
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GM's ride-sharing service is expanding beyond the U.S. and into Toronto

General Motors' Maven "personal mobility brand" is adding car-sharing services in Austin, Texas. The fleet in the south will be entirely electric, and boasts free charging for a limited time.
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Porsche exec disses Tesla in anticipation of Mission E arrival

The Porsche Mission E will offer more consistent performance than the Tesla Model S, Porsche electric-vehicle boss Stefan Weckbach said in a company-conducted interview. It looks like we have a fight on our hands.
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Take a virtual ride in one of Waymo’s self-driving cars with this video

Ever wondered what it's like to ride in one of Waymo's autonomous minivans? This video offers a taste of the experience, plus an explanation of how self-driving cars avoid crashing.
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Voitures Extravert is converting vintage 911s into all-electric cars

Voitures Extravert is a Dutch company that takes old Porsche 911 sports cars and updates them with electric powertrains. The company's founders see it as a way to preserve classic cars in an age of stricter emissions standards.
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The svelte Lexus UX is an entry-level crossover that’s easier to park

Compact proportions and a low center of gravity are meant to give the Lexus UX more agile handling. But can Lexus' latest compete against mini-crossovers from Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz?