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Musing on Maserati's SUV chops | 2017 Levante S Quick Spin

Life with the Italian Labrador hauler.

Prancing Horse power, Maserati style.

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2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 Quick Spin

Come for the torque, stay for the economy.

Jaguar Land Rover seems untroubled by the winds blowing against diesel engines. The Td6 is establishing a beachead for a compression-ignition salvo.

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2016 Toyota Land Cruiser Quick Spin [w/video]

An Eight-Passenger Anachronism

The 2016 Toyota Land Cruiser is an uncompromising reminder of what SUVs used to be, and that's both good and bad.

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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.

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2016 Jaguar F-Type S Coupe Quick Spin [w/video]

A Firm Handshake Goes A Long Way

Jaguar's F-Type was just about perfect. But with the addition of a six-speed manual, it comes closer to hitting motoring nirvana.

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2015 Porsche Cayenne S Quick Spin

More Than Just A Sporty SUV

The Porsche Cayenne S gets a new 3.6-liter twin-turbo V6 for 2015. We take one out for a spin in California to see if it's still as engaging as the old V8 model.

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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Custom Sport Quick Spin

A Spot Of Luxury Camping To Reminds Us How Good Trucks Have Become

The American pickup truck has become one of the great "do-everything" vehicles of all time. We sample a Silverado Custom Sport model to detail what the good life is like.

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2017 Jaguar XE 20d Quick Spin

Jaguar's Different Take On The Base Model Has Plenty Of Appeal

The entry-level Jaguar XE comes with a diesel engine, but you wouldn't know from the way it drives. We take one for a Quick Spin.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS400 [w/video]

She's No Lady, She's A Machine

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS400 has squared off some of its feminine curves, and sharpened its demeanor to boot. Not unlike a certain 1980s 'Russian' ice princess we grew up admiring.

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2015 Ford Edge Sport [w/video]

Overlook At Your Own Risk

The Ford Edge is redesigned for 2015, and we take it for a Quick Spin to see how the new model measures up.

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2016 Mazda CX-5 [w/video]

Rounding Out The Package Without Dulling The Edges

Mazda's CX-5 has always been a small crossover with driverly appeal. The newest refresh may push it into the sweet spot of the segment, for everyone.

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2015 Subaru Forester tS Quick Spin

STI Banishes Body Roll In Its JDM-Only Hauler

If you don't think that stiffened SUVs with bigger rubber and brakes can be a good time at the track, well, we'd encourage you to drive this Forester. Faster.

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2015 Fiat 500C Abarth Automatic

Losing A Pedal Doesn't Mean Sacrificing Thrills

Is a car with an automatic less fun the same car with a manual gearbox? Well, not if the vehicle in question is a Fiat 500C Abarth and its six-speed auto.

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2015 BMW 740Ld xDrive

A Smooth Diesel Covers Up Some Wrinkles

Will a beloved diesel engine be enough to kickstart the heart of BMW's aging flagship luxury sedan?

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2015 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

More Power, More Efficiency

Porsche's plug-in hybrid gets every adjective we expect of a successor from Stuttgart: more complex, more efficient, more powerful, and faster. We put the 2015 Panamera S E-Hybrid through its paces in Southern California.

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2015 Dodge Challenger SRT 392

Driving Through Texan History Books In The Second-Banana Challenger

The Hellcat may have stolen the Challenger 392's thunder, but a trip from Austin to Johnson City, Texas teaches us that 485 horsepower isn't all bad.

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2016 Volvo XC90 T8 [w/videos]

World's First Three-Row Plug-In Hybrid Has The Makings Of A Sleeper Hit

Volvo's new XC90 is an impressive luxury utility vehicle in any trim, but with the T8 plug-in hybrid powertrain it has the potential to shake up the segment. We drive the thing in Spain and report in.

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2015 BMW 228i Convertible

Drop The Top And Raise The Bar

The 2015 BMW 228i Convertible is a more grown-up take on the small premium convertible than was the outgoing 128i... though it may be a bit less special, too.

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2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk [w/video]

What's The Price Of Compact Capability?

We take to the trails of Hollister Hills for our test of the all-new Jeep Renegade's off-road variant – the Trailhawk.

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2015 Ram ProMaster City Wagon [w/video]

Ram's Five-Seater Is Ready To Fight Ford

We've already dropped our First Drive of Ram's new entry in the light-commercial van segment, the ProMaster City. Now we go back for a quick second look; this time focusing on the five-passenger Wagon instead of the cargo variant.

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