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The 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider Is a Ruthless, Roofless Wonder

Mercedes-Benz has AMG, BMW has M and Cadillac has V-Series. Surely McLaren of all companies has transcended this need for even sportier and more exclusive versions of already very sporty and exclusive cars? Evidently not, because its Longtail-treated models exist, the latest of which is the 2019 McLaren 600LT Spider. Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country Is The Anti-Crossover

The sedanapocalypse, it must be acknowledged, is upon us. We’re all getting bloated crossovers and SUVs because they are “just as good” and yet have “all-wheel drive” and “extra ground clearance.” But while crossovers have more advantages for some buyers than a lot of enthusiasts would like to admit, we don’t all need…Read more… Continue […]

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The 2019 Mazda 3 Is Smoother, Quieter and Still Fantastic to Drive

Since its inception, the Mazda 3 has been a fun, affordable and fuel-efficient car that stood out for its driver-focused experience. The all-new 2019 Mazda 3 has the challenge of pushing that fun and engaging experience into a premium space, and it’s pretty much hit it out of the park.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2020 Porsche 911 Is Truly a GT Car That Can Do It All

The 2020 Porsche 992 911 is finally here. It continues a relatively gradual evolution since 1963 into a car that’s heavier than the one it replaces, and still turbocharged pretty much across its whole range. The good news is that it’s still brilliant to drive, though. Did you expect any less?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The 2019 Lamborghini Urus Drives Like the Vengeful King of Crossovers

At some point during my lap in the 2019 Lamborghini Urus at the Thermal Club in Southern California, I hit 131 mph. That alone wasn’t terribly noteworthy—I was on a race track, after all. It was the fact that it had happened so quickly, so easily and so casually that I briefly forgot that I […]

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The 2019 BMW 3 Series Is Back to Being a Great Driver’s Car Even Without the Manual 

Where the outgoing car was dinged for a harsh ride, tight interior, vague steering and diminishing appeal, the all-new 2019 BMW 3 Series has an overhauled suspension, is stretched longer and wider, features reworked steering and has boosted both power and torque. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 Is a Glorious Return for the Straight Six Engine

Back in 2004, Mercedes defined the modern four-door coupe with the very first Mercedes-Benz CLS, which was basically an E-Class intentionally bent out of shape in a tragic styling exercise incident. Now there’s a third generation with an exciting new straight six engine, and it’s a hoot to drive and much easier on the…Read more… […]

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The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace Doesn’t Punish You For Wanting An Electric Vehicle

The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace is quite an achievement. While the entire automotive industry is scrambling to get electric vehicles out by the end of the decade, Jaguar will begin delivering its new EV crossover before the end of this summer with the performance, style and range to challenge Tesla and everyone else. Read more… Continue […]

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The 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman And Boxster GTS Feel Like Baby Supercars

Both the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS and its convertible sister the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS are built around angry little mid-mounted engines juiced to make more noise and power than they have a right to. If that sounds like a good recipe for great driving… Yes. Yes it is.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The 2019 Subaru Ascent Is The Three-Row SUV That Actually Feels Like A Subaru

Though Subaru’s sales game has been unstoppable in recent years, even as it keeps making fun and good things for us to drive, there’s one lucrative segment it has yet to conquer—the big three-row crossover one. The 2019 Subaru Ascent aims to change that, and unlike the black sheep Tribeca it actually looks and feels…Read […]

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The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Is Good But It Tries To Do Too Much

It used to be with The Cars, you got in, turned the key, and drove, stopping for gas on occasion. You had one driving mode, and life was simple. The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid is different. You have six driving modes, and life can be very complicated. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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