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Behind the wheel of BMW’s ragtop Hail Mary effort

Behind the wheel of BMW's ragtop Hail Mary effort

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The M3 CS is ready to play, and loves to be hurled into any corner

It has exquisite balance, responds accurately and quickly to steering inputs, and its performance envelope takes both gentle and heavy-handed drivers and gives them similar point-to-point speed, no frights, and lets them gorge on giggles.

Mercedes goes high-tech in a market where it’s hip to be square

Sprinter vans in the United States will be offered with these two diesel engines, along with a gasoline-powered 188-hp, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder. We'll have a choice of rear- and all-wheel drive, though the front-wheel-drive model available in other markets will be a no-show stateside.

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Don’t call it a hatchback, but admire its versatility.

The 2018 Buick Regal Sportback is a serious driver's-car contender that can compete against our favorites.

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Aging model adds power in fight against other high-end, go-fast sedans.

The Jaguar XJR's premium trim lends a bit more modernity to the familiar cabin.

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Jaguar gambles on a wagon hunch for the States.

Folding the Sportbrake's rear seats down produces a nice, flat expanse for cargo, with no obtrusive humps or bumps on the side.

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Sleeker look, more power, greater range highlight the popular EV.

2019 Nissan Leaf EV offers more power, better looks and less noise.

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Now, with wireless charging.

A smaller engine is a bigger play this time around.

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It's absurdly fast and ridiculously comfortable.

So, so very fast.

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The superlative engine can't carry the day.

We test this executive sedan in Bavaria.

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Godzilla goes to finishing school.

The Nissan GT-R's appeal has always stemmed from its violent acceleration and singular focus on forward motion. For 2017, it also learned some manners.

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More power, with a grand touring vibe.

Fiat's roadster hails from Hiroshima, but it doesn't subscribe to Mazda's low-power philosophy. It's truly its own car, but is it better than the MX-5?

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The big goal for Ford on this refresh is: Don't. Screw. It. Up. It hasn't. This is a sweet natured car with a good ride and an interior that's easy to like.

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The Malibu of compacts.

Comfortable and efficient, the new second-generation 2016 Chevrolet Cruze is the Malibu of compacts.

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Because not every California T buyer wants a softer Ferrari.

The HS package turns the California T into something that's stiffer and faster and more fun. The trade-off is a slightly firmer ride.

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Unparalleled luxury with a view.

The arrival of a new convertible Rolls-Royce is an occasion unto itself. We head to South Africa to tour the Western Cape swiftly and in great comfort.

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An Aspirin In Place Of Open-Heart Surgery

Mitsubishi is updating its compact Outlander in the middle of a crossover boom. But too little might be too late, in this case.

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That Difficult Second Album

Ferrari's successor to the amazing 458 Italia, the 2016 488 GTB, is wicked fast, but lacks the aural and visual thrills of its predecessor.