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The 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Is A Promising Start For A New Type Of Halo Car

The 2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo updates the weird three-door front-wheel drive hatchback, pouring on even more stylish flourish over the first generation inside and out, and laying the groundwork for the upcoming even-hotter Veloster N. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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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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Here’s Why The 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon Is Still The God King Of Cars

The 2018 Mercedes AMG E63 S is wrought from the middle of your Venn diagram of desires. You want a car with power and personality; you need a car that can carry kids and cargo. You want a 600 horsepower hot rod; you need safety and subtly. You like wagons, because you have good taste […]

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The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Towed My Classic VW Race Car Across The Country

When a 24 Hours of Lemons team offered me a free Volkswagen Type 4—the largest air-cooled car VW ever made—I had to haul it more than 2,000 miles from California to Texas. Seemed like a perfect opportunity to find out if the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas can haul families and one of its ancestors, right?Read more… […]

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The 2019 Porsche GT3 RS Is The Exception To The Rules Of Physics

For those who say a Porsche 911 Carrera S, GTS, Turbo or Turbo S are simply not enough, there are the GT2 and GT3 models. They’re insane, overpowered, meant for the race track and come with the six-figure price tags to match. And the 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, somehow, is on a whole other […]

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The 2018 Volvo S90 Is The Thoughtful Luxury Sedan

The 2018 Volvo S90 will make you feel fancier just by sitting in it. Between its clean Swedish lines and ornamental buttons, you may leave this car wondering why any other luxury car exists. If it’s not as fancy as the Volvo, just take it away. It is unworthy of carrying you. Read more… Continue […]

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The Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled Is Fun To Ride But It’s Best At Looking Cool

The 2018 Ducati Scrambler Desert Sled, aesthetically, feels like the ultimate motorcycle for right now. It bullseyes a Venn diagram space between “retro,” “modern,” “performance” and “adventure.” Aimed at established enthusiasts and new riders seeking a kind of hipster aesthetic, it’s torquey and sounds great. But…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Netflix’s Fastest Car Shows That Speed Can Be For Everyone

If you’ve been hunting around for something to watch on Netflix while your dinner cools in front of you, you might have noticed a new, Netflix original series called Fastest Car. Its eight episodes bring viewers a fascinating exploration of tuner car culture outside of the usual Porsche and Ferrari chatter. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Driving A 1999 Honda Prelude Will Make You Miss Honest Cars

The fifth and final Honda Prelude was objectively the best, and this particular 1999 Honda Prelude Type SH with less than 400 miles on its odometer is inarguably the finest left. Its simple design has aged gracefully, and the driving experience makes you realize what cars have lost in the last two decades.Read more… Continue […]

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A Bentley Continental GT Is The Best Party You Can Throw Yourself For $245,000 

Not many of us end up spending more on a car than on the typical mortgage, but still, there is no shortage of high performance super luxury cars to indulge every qualified buyer’s tastes. Yet this gives some cars, like the Bentley Continental GT, an air of snootiness—or nouveau riche dipshittery. Trust me, friend.…Read more… […]

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The $460,000 740 HP Lamborghini Aventador S Is Barely A Car

“That thing looks like a fighter jet,” “…spaceship,” “…Cigarette boat.” Few people in the presence of a 2018 Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster can bring themselves to call it a car. It’s the manifestation of immature and indulgent fantasies. And it is magnificent.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Why The 2017 Cadillac ATS-V Haunts My Dreams Six Months After Driving It

I drove the 2017 Cadillac ATS-V so long ago I had to check and make sure the car’s still in production. The six-speed manual, six-cylinder twin-turbo, two-door, rear-drive car has been lauded so much on Jalopnik already I almost didn’t bother writing about it. But! It’s been stewing in my mind since and I can […]

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How The 2018 Ford Mustang GT Really Compares To The Last One

The 2018 Ford Mustang GT let out a glorious, guttural belch as I rolled into the gas through a long sweeping turn. There was nothing else on the road but tire marks and tumbleweeds until I caught a twinkle in the rear-view mirror: another Ford Mustang GT, this car’s direct predecessor.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The 2018 Toyota 4Runner Is Almost The Ultimate SUV

About 50 miles from nowhere and four hours to daybreak, I squinted through the steep windshield into a soup of sand and fumes while our 2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium plowed across open desert. We were hunting the horizon for adventure or trouble and rest assured, this truck loves to find both.Read more… Continue […]

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The 2019 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo Is The Dream Wagon That Keeps Up With Supercars

The 2019 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo is a dream car in more ways than you might think. Of course it’s expensive; something many of us can only fantasize about buying. But it’s also the literal stuff of dreams. Something that shouldn’t exist in real life. Something that feels impossible.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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