First Drive: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

We recently got a chance to take the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica for a very short test drive here in my hometown of Phoenix. Now minivan has been a dirty word, but Chrysler is actually wearing it on their sleeve. ...

Test Drive: 2016 Subaru BRZ Series.HyperBlue

For 2016 the Subaru BRZ gets is limited edition Series.Hyperblue of which some 500 copies will be made. It accompanies its brother the WRX STi in the same scheme that will have 700 made. It's a welcome edition that...

First Drive: 2016 Mazda CX9 Signature

Arriving at dealerships now is the all-new 2017 Mazda CX9 three-row crossover. Replacing the oldest model in the Mazda showroom, this one brings a ground up redesign that shares nothing with the one it replaces. In...

First Look: 2017 RAM 2500 HD 4×4 Off-Road Package

The 2017 RAM 2500 will offer a new off-road package comparable to the FX4 and Z71's of the world, beefing up the ride and handling off pavement, for the occasional off-roader who might not want to go all the way with ...

Under The Hood: 2016 Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S

The Subaru BRZ and its companion Scion FR-S (soon to be Toyota 86 in the States) uses a unique version of the brand's horizontally opposed four-cylinder Boxer engine. The 2.0-liter engine we have here features Toyota'...

Closer Look: 2016 Infiniti QX50

The Infiniti QX50 has also been somewhat of an also ran in the brand's lineup of crossover SUV's even when it was originally introduced as the Infiniti EX35. This is at least in terms of sales volume, because when...

Detailed Look: 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Tralhawk

Earlier this year Jeep unveiled the new off-road version of their popular and perennial top-line SUV, the Grand Cherokee Trailhawk. Now that they're coming to a showroom soon, we're taking a closer and more detailed l...

Closer Look: 2016 Infiniti QX50

The Infiniti QX50 has also been somewhat of an also ran in the brand's lineup of crossover SUV's even when it was originally introduced as the Infiniti EX35. This is at least in terms of sales volume, because when...

First Drive: 2016 Mazda CX9 Signature

Arriving at dealerships now is the all-new 2017 Mazda CX9 three-row crossover. Replacing the oldest model in the Mazda showroom, this one brings a ground up redesign that shares nothing with the one it replaces. In...

First Look: 2017 RAM 2500 HD 4×4 Off-Road Package

The 2017 RAM 2500 will offer a new off-road package comparable to the FX4 and Z71's of the world, beefing up the ride and handling off pavement, for the occasional off-roader who might not want to go all the way with ...

Under The Hood: 2016 RAM 1500 5.7 HEMI V8

The RAM's 5.7 liter HEMI V8 is one of the most powerful in in the half-ton class, with 395 horsepower and 401 pound feet of torque. It red lines at 5,800 rpm which is relatively low but it's plenty happy to rev up to ...

First Tease: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD DuraMax Trucks

When they are unveiled later this year, the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD DuraMax powered pickup trucks will feature a new functional air-intake scoop in the hood, above the front grille. The new intake shown in phot...

2017 Chevrolet Camaro 50th Anniversary Edition to pace Indy 500

At the end of May, a special version of the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro 50th Anniversary Edition will be the pace car for the 100th running of the Indy 500 race, piloted by none other than Roger Penske. We've got a full rev...

First Look: 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

GM has successfully kept their promise of lighter weight and more power with their new 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, a track car they're already taunting rivals with by saying Camaro ZL1 vs Everybody. Given the arena ...

Test Drive: 2016 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack

The 2016 Dodge Charger R/T is a great place to start, but until recently was a big step down in performance from its big brother the SRT and the SRT Hellcat. But in a stroke of retro genius, Dodge saw fit to bring ...

Under The Hood: 2016 Subaru BRZ / Scion FR-S

The Subaru BRZ and its companion Scion FR-S (soon to be Toyota 86 in the States) uses a unique version of the brand's horizontally opposed four-cylinder Boxer engine. The 2.0-liter engine we have here features Toyota'...

Test Drive: 2016 Subaru BRZ Series.HyperBlue

For 2016 the Subaru BRZ gets is limited edition Series.Hyperblue of which some 500 copies will be made. It accompanies its brother the WRX STi in the same scheme that will have 700 made. It's a welcome edition that...

First Look: 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF

Having owned a couple Mazda MX-5's, I was pretty fascinated by a new version of the iconic sports car unveiled at the New York Auto Show, the Mazda MX-5 RF. We've been waiting for the next hard top MX-5 design. Wou...

Under The Hood: 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid uses essentially the same powertrain you will find in the Toyota Camry Hybrid up front, comprised of a 2.5 liter Atkinson Cycle four-cylinder engine with 150 horsepower. It's mated to Toyota...

First Drive: 2016 Lexus RX450h Hybrid

When it comes to luxury crossovers, the Lexus RX has been at the top of sales charts both in its class and in Toyota’s luxury brand showrooms. Adding to its gravitas, its hybrid offering the RX450h has been a signific...

Under The Hood: 2016 Toyota Prius

The 2016 Toyota Prius is the first all-new one in several years, with a host of new technicals under its hood. While its engine designation is still 2ZR-FXE, the engine is heavily revised for this year and hybrid driv...

Quick Drive: 2016 Mazda6 Grand Touring

Mazda has always traded on their talent for building true driver's cars in a world where dull and bland are king. As we found on a short drive recently, the midsize 2016 Mazda6 sedan wears its “Driving Matters” cr...

Preview: 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

Things are about to spice up in the compact sedan segment this fall when the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport arrives, giving the Honda Civic Si and Volkswagen GLI something to compete with. Unveiling the 2017 Hyunda...

First Drive: 2017 Hyundai Elantra

In driving the all new 2017 Hyundai Elantra this week, we are shown that the brand from Korea is not only getting better at building cars, but maturing in their craft. Almost all-new for 2017, the Hyundai Elantra r...

Preview: 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

Things are about to spice up in the compact sedan segment this fall when the 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport arrives, giving the Honda Civic Si and Volkswagen GLI something to compete with. Unveiling the 2017 Hyunda...

Under The Hood: 2017 Hyundai Elantra 2.0

For 2017 the Elantra received two all-new engines, a 1.4 liter turbocharged Kappa engine for the ECO model and a new 2.0 liter Nu naturally aspirated Atkinson Cycle four cylinder for the rest of the model range such a...

First Drive: 2017 Hyundai Elantra

In driving the all new 2017 Hyundai Elantra this week, we are shown that the brand from Korea is not only getting better at building cars, but maturing in their craft. Almost all-new for 2017, the Hyundai Elantra r...

Test Drive: 2016 Volkswagen Golf SEL

The 2016 Volkswagen Golf comes to us with a host of tech updates on top of all that was new with the 2015 model. And this is good, because the Golf lost a vital engine option in the 2.0 liter TDI due to the Dieselgate...

Test Drive: 2016 Dodge Charger R/T Scat Pack

The 2016 Dodge Charger R/T is a great place to start, but until recently was a big step down in performance from its big brother the SRT and the SRT Hellcat. But in a stroke of retro genius, Dodge saw fit to bring ...

In-Depth Test Drive: 2016 Nissan Titan XD Cummins

The Nissan Titan XD is Nissan's first reach past the ½ ton class, but not all the way up to ¾ heavy-duty status. With a longer wheel-base and a thicker frame than their own half ton model to be introduced soon, the Ti...