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2021 Acura TLX Looks Good ... Really Good

By Brian Normile on May 28, 2020

Competes with: Cadillac CT4, Genesis G70, Infiniti Q50 Looks like: A more practical version of the Type S concept Powertrain: 272-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder; turbocharged 3.0-... Read More
2020 Mini Cooper SE Hardtop Review: Electric, Fun and Priced for Its Modest Range

By Joe Wiesenfelder on May 28, 2020

The verdict: An electric runabout in the traditional mold that’s true to Mini’s reputation for motoring fun, the SE Hardtop is priced appropriately for its modest range. Versus the competition: Mos... Read More
2020 BMW 228 Gran Coupe Review: Little, and of Little Point

By Brian Normile on May 22, 2020

The verdict: The 2020 2 Series Gran Coupe is an adequate subcompact sedan so unlike traditional BMWs you’ll wonder if the Bavarians have created a new sub-brand. Versus the competition: More expens... Read More
2020 Honda Civic Type R Review: Same Lovable Type R With One Caveat

By Joe Bruzek on May 21, 2020

The verdict: The Type R’s on-track credibility is boosted for 2020, but a new augmented engine sound is a head-scratcher.  Versus the competition: Exuding poise, balance and loads of grip, the fron... Read More
2021 BMW Alpina XB7: Big SUV, Big Performance, Big Price

By Brian Normile on May 19, 2020

Competes with: Mercedes-AMG GLS63, Mercedes-AMG G63, BMW X7 M50i Looks like: A really fast tiny house Powertrain: Twin-turbocharged 4.4-liter V-8 producing 612 horsepower and 590 pounds-feet of tor... Read More
2020 BMW X6: 6 Things We Like (and 4 Not So Much)

By Lauren Leazenby on May 15, 2020

BMW has redesigned its X6 SUV for 2020, adding an attractive level of power under the hood — that is, if you can look past the exterior. Related: 2020 BMW X6 Review: Ignore the Why, Enjoy the HowTh... Read More
2021 Toyota Supra Review: More, and Less, Power Make Up Sophomore Changes

By Joe Bruzek on May 13, 2020

The verdict: The 2021 Toyota Supra’s new four-cylinder makes the sporty coupe more accessible, but the six-cylinder’s attitude and raucousness is the best way to get the Supra experience.  Versus t... Read More
2020 Lincoln Aviator Plug-In Hybrid: 5 Pros and 4 Cons

By Nick Kurczewski on April 20, 2020

The Lincoln Aviator plug-in hybrid is a mid-size luxury SUV that offers three rows of seating, a long list of standard comfort features and safety equipment, plus the bonus of electric-only driving... Read More
2020 Hyundai Palisade Vs. 2020 Toyota Highlander: Family SUVs Duke It Out

By Kelsey Mays on April 8, 2020

Before coronavirus-spurred losses for all auto sales, three-row SUVs were all the rage. In sales tallies over the final months of 2019, shoppers demonstrated a clear preference for such haulers ove... Read More
Has the 2020 Volvo V60 T8 Polestar Fixed What Plagued Other Polestars?

By Brian Wong on March 30, 2020

The 2020 Volvo V60 T8 Polestar Engineered seems to have been perfectly bred to my tastes as a fan of wagons and performance vehicles. But for the V60 T8 Polestar Engineered to really be the car of ... Read More
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