Autos: Reviews

Motorcycle Review: 2017 Ducati Multistrada 950

Tuesday  17:52,   08 august 2017
driving.ca

The lighter, less powerful of the Multistrada family proves perfect for carving up the mountain passes of its Italian homelandNow, you might be thinking to yourself, thanks for the update, Captain Obvious, for an alert noting an Italian bike being[...]

Car Review: 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid

Friday  21:22,   04 august 2017
driving.ca

Kia's updated Optima Hybrid boasts great fuel economy without sacrificing the rideBooth pretty much nailed it in a recent column, in which he surmised that far from going pure electric — prompting hysterical headlines about ‘the death of the[...]

Exclusive: Tesla Model 3 First Drive Review

Thursday  17:57,   03 august 2017
motortrend

Hyper Scoop: Motor Trend gets the first extended drive in a Tesla Model 3Yes, the hyperbole is necessary. The original Tesla Model S was a proof of concept—it was possible to make a long-range electric vehicle. The Model X showed that you could make [...]

2018 Subaru WRX First Test Review

Wednesday  18:47,   02 august 2017
motortrend

Updated Car, Same Great Turbo AWD TasteIf you're having trouble seeing what's changed for 2018, you're not alone. I thought our WR Pearl Blue WRX Premium tester was a 2017 model, not the refreshed car, during my first night in it. There aren't many[...]

First Drive: 2018 Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio

Wednesday  18:44,   02 august 2017
automobilemag

BRESCIA, Italy — Like Chuck Taylors, the Beatles, or Ray-Bans, some things just don’t go out of style. They stick around not because of nostalgia, but because they’ve stood the test of time. Peeking out over the delicately sculpted hood of the 2018[...]

2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro First Test: Off-Road Overkill

Wednesday  18:44,   02 august 2017
motortrend

Utilitarian and Rugged in All the Right WaysAt the track, it's clear that the 4Runner TRD Pro is a purpose-built off-roader. Testing director Kim Reynolds observed "lots of big elephantine movements" on the figure-eight course and commented that the [...]

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

Wednesday  18:43,   02 august 2017
caranddriver

A turbocharged and electrified glimpse of Porsche's future.Of course, we may be biased. We were at the new Canadian road course specifically to make “racetrack noise” in Porsche’s new 680-hp four-seater, the $185,450 Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.[...]

2017 GMC Canyon Denali First Test: Small Truck, Fancy Package

Wednesday  18:42,   02 august 2017
motortrend

A smaller, luxurious alternative to the full-size segmentThe Canyon nameplate returned to the GMC lineup for the 2015 model year, and for 2017, the truck got the Denali treatment. Before we get to the fancy-pants options in this luxo-truck, how do[...]

First Drive: Lotus Evora Sport 410

Wednesday  18:41,   02 august 2017
automobilemag

HETHEL, NORFOLK, England—I’ve just spent a couple hours lapping the new Lotus Evora Sport 410 around the legendary Norfolk sports-car maker’s 2.2-mile test track. As you might suspect, it is more than a mildly pleasant diversion on a gray English[...]

Spider bite: new McLaren 570S drop-top driven

Saturday  08:36,   29 july 2017
motoringresearch

Europe’s best roads and the new McLaren 570S Spider: the drop-top supercar that takes on the Audi R8 and Lamborghini Huracan. Sometimes work is toughMcLaren, with its OCD about details, technology and motorsport – the Ron Dennis effect, if you will[...]

What You Learn Driving the Panamera Sport Turismo

Friday  21:10,   28 july 2017
roadandtrack

Porsche's first wagon is a dream come true.To suit these lofty Teutons of industry, Porsche built the first Panamera, a luxury sedan featuring an interior crammed with technology, and an exterior crammed with ugly. The GTS and Turbo models were[...]

The 2017 Honda Civic Dilemma: Si or Sport?

Friday  21:10,   28 july 2017
consumerreports.org

Although the Si has long been considered the iconic 2017 Honda Civic performance choice, it finds itself now as the middle child, flanked below by the nearly-as-capable Sport ($2,600 less), and a bove by the fire-breathing, 305-hp Type R ($12,600[...]

What You Learn Driving the Panamera Sport Turismo

Friday  21:09,   28 july 2017
roadandtrack

Porsche's first wagon is a dream come true.To suit these lofty Teutons of industry, Porsche built the first Panamera, a luxury sedan featuring an interior crammed with technology, and an exterior crammed with ugly. The GTS and Turbo models were[...]

The 2017 Honda Civic Dilemma: Si or Sport?

Friday  21:09,   28 july 2017
consumerreports.org

Although the Si has long been considered the iconic 2017 Honda Civic performance choice, it finds itself now as the middle child, flanked below by the nearly-as-capable Sport ($2,600 less), and a bove by the fire-breathing, 305-hp Type R ($12,600[...]

The Loneliest Ferrari

Friday  21:09,   28 july 2017
roadandtrack

Escaping America's Din by way of its great wide empty.ON MARCH 9, 2017, IN THE MIDDLE OF NEVADA and at least 20 miles from any living individual not belted into its cockpit, Ferrari GTC4Lusso No. 223367, build date November 2016, did something[...]