824 Articles by Seyth
Mazda returns to rotary with RX-Vision Concept, crowd goes wild

Skyactiv-R Announced, We're Stoked

Mazda's new concept car looks great, but its the announcement of a next-generation rotary engine that has us buzzing (and adding just a bit of oil).

NSX, S660, and a 4-motor CR-Z EV that goes like hell

Forget The Fuel Cell, Honda Meeting 2015 Had Plenty For Drivers

We let AutoblogGreen handle the hydrogen, and tell you all about the fun on wheels at the Tochigi R&D center.

Quick Spin
2016 Lexus IS 200t Quick Spin

Turbo Makes The Base Better

In the last generation, the most basic Lexus IS sedan was a letdown. This new IS 200t is a lot easier to to have fun with, while still very livable.

Has the Mercury Marauder gotten better with age?

In a recent Retro Review, MotorWeek reminds us why Mercury was cool for a hot second in the early aughts.

Daily Driver: 2016 Nissan 370Z

Senior editor Seyth Miersma takes a back-to-basics Nissan 370Z for a thrilling spin.

First Drive
2016 McLaren 570S Coupe First Drive

Don't Say It Ain't Super

McLaren calls its new 570S a sports car. Based on reaction from the public and the coupe's stellar reflexes, we're arguing for stronger language.

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2016 Honda Civic First Drive [w/video]

A Return To Form

Honda built its tenth-generation Civic new from the ground up, and the result is set to lead the class.

IIHS says teens should drive safe, mostly boring cars

IIHS has ranked the safest cars to buy for you teenage driver. As you might guess safety systems play a big role, and fun character does not.

Daily Driver: 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybird

We spend the day driving Acura's RLX Hybrid, to see if there's actually some "sport" in this Japanese luxury car.

Autoblog In Cuba: 1957 Chevy Bel Air Review

Reviewing An American-Cuban Classic From The Right Seat

What to do if you can't find a car to rent and drive in Cuba? Rent an old Chevy and enjoy the ride.

Video Brunch: Autonomous Cars, VW Scandal, Mini Clubman, New Altima

All the video that good to watch from Autoblog, for the week of September 20, 2015. Notably: the world exploded around the VW diesel scandal, the Ford F-250 Super Duty and Nissan Altima debuted, and we got to drive the all-new Mini Clubman.

Daily Driver: 2015 Volkswagen CC

Senior Editor Seyth Miersma takes Volkswagen's four-door coupe out for a test drive. Does the top-level Executive trim make this pricey VW worth it?

2016 Nissan Altima gets SR model, 39 mpg, 3 press releases [w/video]

Nissan has revised its midsize Altima for 2016. The styling updates focus on the nose, while a new SR trim promises warmed-up performance.

Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo is the future, now [w/video]

The latest Bugatti concept car maybe built for a video game, but elements of the winged ship might see work on Veyron's replacement.

BMW CEO faints on stage at Frankfurt press conference

Harald Krüger collapsed while presenting for BMW at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Watch VW Group Night kick off the Frankfurt festivities

VW is previewing its Frankfurt Motor Show lineup the night before the event officially opens. We're in the stands shooting video.

Autoblog In Cuba: How (not) to rent a car

A Frustrating Look At Scoring Wheels At CubaCar

With two CubaCar rental agencies within spitting distance of my hotel lobby, I figured renting a car to drive in Havana would be easy. Naturally, I was wrong.

First Drive
2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport Td6 First Drive

The Competence Of Quiet

The newest addition to the Range Rover family, this Td6 diesel is perhaps the most refined SUV in the world, right out of the box.

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2016 Jaguar XF First Drive [w/video]

Does Cool Britannia Finally Make Sense?

Jaguar's all-new XF is a more competent car than before, and will be priced in the heart of the midsize luxury segment. As Seyth Miersma learns in Spain, there's a whole lot to like here.

Autoblog In Cuba: Streets of Havana in hyperlapse

We take an hour's worth of Havana street-side footage and boil it down into a two-minute snapshot of Cuban driving.

Quick Spin
2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK250 Quick Spin [w/video]

Driving Into The Sunset With A Basic Benz Convertible

The SLK250 may be on its way out of Mercedes showrooms, but with an available manual transmission, it might be worth a look in next year's used market.

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