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2016 Ford Focus RS Review

Quite possibly the world's greatest hot hatch

2017 Land Rover Range Rover HSE Td6 Review

Real SUV luxury and fuel economy in one pricey package

2018 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring Review

Driving enthusiasts need apply

2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR AWD Convertible Review

The madness of King George, now with windblown hair

Unsung Hero: Suzuki Kizashi

One seriously good sedan with an unfortunate name

Not long before Suzuki went under in the U.S. it made one of its best cars ever, the Kizashi. This midsized sedan had the goods to compete with Honda and Toyota and should be remembered fondly.

The Polestar 1 is a 600 Horsepower Exotic Hybrid Volvo Beauty

Boring Volvos are officially long gone

Now the new Volvo-based Polestar 1 exotic hybrid is official, offering even more proof that Volvo is not only thinking differently, they're doing it differently, too.

This 1979 Pontiac Trans Am Has Only 65 Miles On It

A pristine top-spec muscle car from a bygone era

This beautiful example of a 1979 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am has barely been driven in its near-40-year history. Its story is unique, and its spec sheet enticing.

Tesla Fires 400 Employees When It Needs to Ramp Up Model 3 Production

It could be due to performance issue, it could be budgetary...

Tesla has let go of a huge amount of people, this last week. No one from the associate level to supervisor level, and possibly beyond that, was safe.

The Right Time to Install Your Snow Tires

Let the first real temperature drop be your cue to get it done

Putting off actually installing snow on your car is part in parcel of the denial we employ when we don't want to deal with winter, but you don't want to get stuck the morning after the first snowfall

Rumor Mill: Will The Nissan 390Z Be a Sports Car or a Crossover?

Is this the end of a long era for the brand?

Nissan is known by many for its Z sports cars. These small coupes offer plenty of fun in a rear-wheel-drive sports car package. Nissan may change that and offer a Z crossover.

Everything You Need to Change Your Oil Yourself

You can't do maintenance without the proper supplies and tools

Changing your own oil is a great way to save some money. However, you have to have the right tools and supplies to get the job done. Here's a list of what you'll need.

The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Sporty S Appearance Package is For Batman With a Beer Belly

A fully black outfit doth not cool a minivan make

FCA has made a new S Appearance package available for the Pacifica, and it is, in a word, dark. The rather affordable $595 S package adds a bunch of blackness.

California May Allow Autonomous Car Testing Without Drivers

Can we expect these new practices to truly be safe?

Many Californian companies are only allowed to test their autonomous vehicles with a human behind the wheel in order to take control if something goes awry. That is likely about to change.

The Best American Drifting Schools

Here's where you learn how to burn rubber and get sideways

Are you interested in making a lot of tires smoke, sliding sideways, and having a really good time? Yeah, drifting is fun, but you better learn how to do it properly.

The 2018 Acura TLX A-Spec is Here. This is How We'd Spec It

Acura's midsize luxury sedan gets sporty

We drove the Acura TLX A-Spec back in June. Ever since then, we've been thinking about how we'd configure on if we were going to buy it. Here are the choices we'd make.

The Toyota Tj Cruiser Concept is a Minivan We Just Can't Hate

The best kind of four-wheeled bread box

Our friends who own minivans keep trying to convince us that we must buy a one we now have three kids. We refuse. That is until we saw the Tj Cruiser. We're now in full minivan lust.

The GMC Envoy XUV Was the Best of the Worst

GMC got funky with a power retractable roof

The GMC Envoy XUV sounds like a smart idea: combine the practicality of an SUV with the utility of a pickup into one vehicle. Unfortunately, good ideas don't always pan out.

The Hyundai Shopper Assurance Program is Brilliant

It looks like the carbuying game is changing.

Hyundai just announced what's known as Shopper Assurance, a new program whose goal is to make the rather antiquated car shopping experience into the 21st century.