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2019 Jaguar I-Pace First Drive Review | The future is now

Jaguar beats the Germans in bringing a Tesla-fighter to market

Jaguar beats the Germans in bringing a Tesla-fighter to market.

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2019 Volvo V60 First Drive Review | The wagon is ace

Volvo doubles down on wagons, and this one's a winner

Volvo doubles down on wagons, and this one's a winner

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2018 Aston Martin DB11 AMR Review | A private world of comfort and speed

An intimate bubble of fun outside of our normal, average reality

An intimate bubble of fun outside of our normal, average reality.

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2018 Porsche 718 Boxster/Cayman GTS Quick Spin Review | The right move

Solid suspension and the best go-fast parts shine in new package

A six-speed manual transmission gloriously is standard. Porsche's intuitive PDK double-clutch automated manual is optional, and infuriatingly better at everything shifty than you'll ever be.

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Aston Martin lead designer doesn't fear the future

Marek Reichman sees sports cars as technology's cutting edge

Reichman is cautiously optimistic about the future of the traditional sports car.

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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo: How Porsche shifted with the market

Porsche answered crossover craze even while EVs were still in development

"We are big believers that pure electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids can be real Porsche cars like those with an internal-combustion engine."

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How the Toyota Supra embraces and rejects its performance heritage

Toyota once again attempts to build a fun car.

"As we started, we made sure to listen to the Supra fan base in the U.S."

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Why Mercedes-AMG believes in the notion of a GT 4-Door Coupe

Hint: It's more than just style.

It'll debut later this year with a twin-turbocharged V8 making 630 hp, with hybrid variants likely.

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Volvo spinoff reveals first car in Geneva: How will Polestar find its way?

How it plans to navigate the car business as an elite subscription brand

The Polestar 1 is a four-seat, plug-in hybrid performance coupe with two electric motors and a twincharged four-cylinder that combine for 600 hp of all-wheel potency.

Test-driving the new Mercedes-Benz inline-six engine | Straight but not narrow

The new 3.0-liter inline-six engine is a quiet customer.

It's not the rip-snorting 4.0-liter biturbo V8, but it's not meant to be.

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2019 VW Jetta, Toyota Avalon get buzz in moribund U.S. sedan market

These sedans generated a surprising amount of interest in Detroit

Who says nobody cares about sedans anymore? These stories got huge readership.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class: designing a stout icon without reinventing the wheel

A status symbol of haute bourgeois boulevardierism gets a redo.

Mercedes has to be extremely careful when redesigning such an important nameplate.

Detroit
2019 Ram 1500: FCA design boss discusses truck's 'well-dressed' new look

'We’re in the middle of a truck war. And the public wins.'

An all-new Ram pickup has to fit in with the heritage of the vehicle.

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Mercedes-Benz infotainment system hopes to be Siri of cars

MBUX, based on artificial intelligence, will first be installed on the entry-level A-Class.

It has a new nav display with augmented reality (AR) technology that allows for intensely precise positional accuracy.

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2018 Volvo XC40 First Drive Review | The Masspirational crossover

Peppy crossover offers all of the essentials for daily driving, including safety tech

Volvo's driver assistance package gets extra credit for being smooth and highly functional. It instills confidence that you are actually driving, but it asserts that it can help when you want it to.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe/Cabriolet Review | Creamy goodness

A strong contender for our favorite modern Mercedes-Benz.

The 12-cylinder S65 Cabriolet is a stately boulevardier, a cavalier cruiser, meant to dominate via the sheer prodigiousness of output.

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BMW is ready for our inevitable EV future  

Is "rolling lithium" a thing, yet?

"We are seeing growing interest from customers to bring electrification to the heart of the brand."

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Why Mercedes is still betting on the CLS four-door coupe

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS: Inside the Design.

Benz believes this elegant design has a future.

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All-new Aston Martin Vantage turns up the volume

Menacing machine gets a 503-horsepower Mercedes 4.0 twin-turbo V8. Could a V12 be far behind?

A 503-hp, 513-lb-ft variant of the 4.0 twin-turbo V8 is specially mapped and tuned for a more trilling and less bombastic engine note.

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Subaru Viziv Performance Concept | Next WRX ... with driver assist?

A muscular, flare-fendered, four-door sport sedan.

This Viziv is a muscular, flare-fendered, four-door sport sedan.

Tokyo
Nissan makes everything a Nismo — but why?

From the Leaf to a minivan, Nismo'ing is superficial, but a return to performance may be coming.

Nissan slaps the Nismo treatment on everything from the Nissan Leaf to the Serena minivan, "even without any great performance boost."

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