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2018 Audi RS 5 Review: The German Camaro

Put your foot into the throttle of the 2018 Audi RS 5, and there is a great, glorious engine racket that represents the full measure of the 2.9-liter biturbo’s 444 hp and 443 lb-ft. If you quickly glance down at the tachometer nestled amid Audi’s renowned Virtual Cockpit, you’ll see green-yellow-red cues alight as you […]

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2018 Porsche Macan GTS Review: Let it Snow

April in Maine can reveal any number of meteorological scenarios. Frequently they involve a late snow that makes folks rue they prematurely unshod the winter tires from their cars. So it made perfect sense for me to ring Porsche and request a Macan GTS with winter tires still affixed as part of a late March […]

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The XE SV Project 8 Wasn’t Quick Enough, So Jaguar Made it Quicker

Back in 2016, before the Giulia had even gone on sale in the U.S., Alfa Romeo made a big announcement. The Quadrifoglio had officially lapped the Nürburgring in 7 minutes and 32 seconds, a record for sedans. At least it was at the time. In November of last year, Jaguar claimed it had broken Alfa’s […]

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Honda’s First Mass-Production EV Will Be This Chinese-Market Crossover

Honda may have been one of the first automakers to offer a gasoline-electric hybrid, introducing the original Insight for the 2000 model year, but it hasn’t been as quick to add battery-electric vehicles to its lineup. Even Honda’s lease-only Clarity EV is only available in certain regions of the U.S. But at Auto China 2018, Honda revealed […]

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2019 BMW M850i xDrive Coupe Prototype Review

Released in 1976, Aerosmith’s fourth album, Rocks, is considered by my counterparts in music journalism to be the band’s rawest and most influential. The same year, BMW was replacing its company-saving Neue Klasse cars with the first-generation 3 and 6 Series coupes, each a major follow-up and wildly influential in its own right. By 1984, […]

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