Behind the wheel of BMW's ragtop Hail Mary effort
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.
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.
It's even a bit of fun.
The 2018 Buick Regal Sportback is a serious driver's-car contender that can compete against our favorites.
The Jaguar XJR's premium trim lends a bit more modernity to the familiar cabin.
Folding the Sportbrake's rear seats down produces a nice, flat expanse for cargo, with no obtrusive humps or bumps on the side.
2019 Nissan Leaf EV offers more power, better looks and less noise.
A smaller engine is a bigger play this time around.
We test this executive sedan in Bavaria.
It's not necessarily sporty, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
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.