When Acura Engineering announced the exit of V6 power from their RDX SUV offering I had my doubts as to the benefits of turbocharging the best selling compact 2-row SUV in America.
Afterall, how sporty could a two row SUV be?
The 2018 Dodge Durango SRT is the first proper high performance SUV from the modern muscle car brand and it arrives as the perfect 3-row vehicle for daily driving – with gobs of power, solid towing capabilities, a premium interior and the kind of handling performance you would expect from an SRT model.
We don’t often experience a civilized drive and ride experience behind the wheel of a car priced well below $18,000. In rolls 2018 Hyundai Accent. An economy sedan that offers a bigger car ride at a very attainable price point. What?
I recently had a chance to spend a week behind the wheel of a 2017 Kia Niro Touring and I came away from the experience impressed with the driving dynamics and the loaded cabin of the roomy hybrid hatchback.
In case you haven’t heard, the current Toyota Camry is offered with a 3.5-liter V6 that delivers 301 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque, marking the first time that the bestselling sedan has offered more than 300 horsepower – and it makes the Camry a whole lot more enjoyable to drive.
I recently had a chance to travel to Southern California to drive the 2019 Toyota Corolla and after spending a few hours behind the wheel, I find this to be the most exciting Corolla ever from a driver’s perspective – providing the fun of a “hot hatch” without the big price tag that comes with many high performance compacts.
Last week, I spent a day driving the 2018 Ford F-150 with the new 3.0-liter PowerStroke and I am here to tell you that this is the half-ton diesel that the truck community has been asking for over the course of the past few decades – combining functionality, performance and efficiency.
2018 Hyundai Ioniq PHEV comes to market with a conventional, yet progressive hatchback look, generating a broad based appeal among former hybrid car haters. Hyundai effectively “normalizes” the plug-in electric hybrid experience making it fun to drive and fuel efficient. How does Ioniq deliver?
In a world of $100,000 premium performance cars lives one Lexus Hybrid that leaves me contemplating refinancing the house to buy one. The total package that is 2018 Lexus LC 500 H almost justifies this car guy’s supercoupe obsession.
While the 2018 Genesis G80 Sport is far more capable of showing off its performance-inspired design on a cool summer night, this rear-wheel-drive, twin turbocharged luxury sedan does a great job of battling Old Man Winter’s fury - reminding me why the Genesis models deserve to be in a brand of their own rather than a model in the Hyundai lineup.
When I was a kid, my dad owned a powder blue metallic MGA Roadster, mom hated the thing! Dropping in behind the wheel of Mazda Miata Club is a memory blast from the Ragtop glory days of last century, with a high tech twist.
On first look, 2018 RAV4 Adventure conjures thoughts of off road adventure, lite trailer hauling, and that extended road trip to destinations unknown. We drop in behind the wheel of Toyota's latest RAV4 offering and walk away with a n opinion or two, mostly positive. Torque News takes a closer look.
Honda Motor Company drove to the forefront of the auto industry behind the wheel of fun to drive and affordable subcompact hatchbacks and sedans. 2018 Fit Sport reminds us of why we migrated in mass to the brand to begin with.
2018 Toyota presents a RAV4 that currently sets the bar for all compact 2-row Hybrid SUVs to follow, it’s that good. But there’s much more to this hybrid than initially meets the eye. This Hybrid family hauler has a sporting side.
Without question there’s a lot of hype circulating these days as to the eminent future of the electrified car. 2018 Honda Clarity is the maker’s portal to a primarily electric-car future. Torque News takes a closer look.
Out of all fairness to Genesis, our 2018 G80 test vehicle shows 11,000 miles on the odometer. It’s been driven. And frankly, this review could be titled “Used Genesis G80 holds up well under abuse,” knowing that this ultimate sport sedan has been beaten and abused by the press corp.
It’s not often that we find a bargain priced 3-row SUV that dives as good as it looks, in rolls Mazda's SUV flagship. Fuel Sensitive 2018 Mazda CX-9 presents an interesting fuel related variable horsepower option while holding MSRP on overall package value, and much more. Torque News takes a closer look.