When it updated the F-Type, Jaguar replaced the supercharged V6 in the middle of the lineup with a V8. This, it turns out, was a good decision. Jaguar calls it the P450 and it’s the Goldilocks of the F-Type range, according to Carfection’s Henry Catchpole. It is, simply put, fun. Although Catchpole wouldn’t begrudge you
What kind of SUV is the 2021 Land Rover Discovery Sport? What does it compare to? The Discovery Sport scales down the classic Land Rover look and adapts it to a five- or seven-seat crossover cabin. It’s practical, affordable, and comfortable, but it’s not as ruggedly capable as other Landies. Compare it to a Mercedes
BMW is supposed to build the Ultimate Driving Machine(s), but according to Matt Farah, the 2021 M440i xDrive does not live up to that slogan. A look at the specifications of the M440i xDrive would make you assume it is the next best thing to an M4. It is powered by BMW’s B58 3.0-liter turbocharged
Until Ferrari launches its Purosangue SUV, the Maserati Levante Trofeo will remain the king of performance-focused SUVs from Italy and as discovered by CarWow, it’s capable of some very impressive feats. The SUV is powered by a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V8 that’s been built by Ferrari and is rated at 582 hp and 538 lb-ft (730
What kind of car is the 2021 Kia Rio? What does it compare to? The Rio’s a car in the most basic, dutiful sense. It’s a frugal sedan or hatchback with an excellent warranty and good infotainment but it needs to adopt standard automatic emergency braking. Cross-shop it with the Nissan Versa and Hyundai Accent.
Since 1984, the BMW M5 has been rightfully regarded as one of the finest performance sedans on sale and Magnus Walker recently had the opportunity to drive a particularly nice example. The latest-generation M5 is an absolute beast thanks to its 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine. However, it is not the current car that is the
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Mini Cooper? What does it compare to? The 2021 Mini Cooper small hatchback can be had as a two- or four-door hardtop, or in two-door form as a convertible, electric SE, or performance-oriented John Cooper Works (JCW). It doesn’t have many natural competitors left, but parent company BMW
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Porsche Taycan? What does it compare to? The Porsche Taycan is the performance-car brand’s first four-door sedan and first fully electric car. It’s one of the top-performing regular-production fully electric cars in the world, with a 0-60 mph time of less than three seconds. Is the 2021 Porsche
Every single car to roll out of Koenigsegg’s factory in Sweden is special, but the limited-run One:1 is certainly one of the most remarkable. Based on the Agera, the One:1 was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 2014 as the ultimate expression of what a Koenigsegg could be at that time. Just six customer
What kind of car is the 2021 Porsche Cayenne? What does it compare to? The Porsche Cayenne kicked off the idea of the luxury performance SUV. It’s a five-passenger mid-size crossover offered in standard and coupe body styles. Is the 2021 Porsche Cayenne a good car? Review continues below Porsche pours excellence into the Cayenne.
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 GMC Canyon? What does it compare to? The 2021 GMC Canyon is a mid-size pickup truck that shares DNA with the Chevy Colorado. It competes with the Toyota Tacoma, Ford Ranger, Honda Ridgeline, Nissan Frontier. Is the 2021 GMC Canyon a good truck? Review continues below It is
The Germans continue to have a stranglehold over the sports sedan segment, but there is a new player in the segment in the form of the 2021 Acura TLX. To see if the Acura is up to the task, the guys over at Throttle House put it to the test at their test track and
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Honda Clarity? What does it compare to? The Clarity is an efficiency-focused vehicle that aims to provide several options for environmentally conscious car shoppers. The lineup currently includes the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid and the hydrogen-powered Clarity Fuel Cell, while the Clarity Electric has been discontinued. Is the 2021
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport? What does it compare to? The 2021 Range Rover Sport is a luxurious SUV equally at home on- or off-road. Shop it against the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class, BMW X5, and Volvo XC90. Is the 2021 Land Rover Range Rover Sport a good car/SUV? Review
With deliveries of the Ford Mustang Mach-E now commencing, buyers in the United States have an exciting and well-priced electric vehicle at their disposal that promises to be just as good as the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y. Eager to see how the Ford compares with its Tesla rivals, Engineering Explained jumped behind the
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport? What does it compare to? The 2021 Outlander Sport is a small crossover SUV sized for city use and priced accordingly. It competes with the Subaru Crosstrek and Kia Seltos. Is the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport a good car/SUV? Review continues below The Outlander Sport
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage? What does it compare to? The Mirage is America’s second-cheapest car. It’s a hatchback or sedan, and it’s best shopped against the Chevrolet Spark, Hyundai Accent, and Kia Rio. [embedded content] Is the 2021 Mitsubishi Mirage a good car? Review continues below You get what you
In the world of modern 911s, few are as desirable as the 911 GT3 RS, and of those produced over the years, it is the 997.2-gen 4.0 variant that’s the most prized of them all. Porsche launched the limited-run GT3 RS 4.0 back in 2011 as a way to send off the 997.2-generation model. It
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Land Rover Range Rover? What does it compare to? Perched at the top of the SUV mountain, the 2021 Land Rover Range Rover is an ultra-luxurious SUV. Compare it to the Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class, BMW X7, and Cadillac Escalade. Is the 2021 Land Rover Range Rover a good car/SUV?
Not long ago, Doug DeMuro picked up the keys to an awesome Audi RS2 and he has now had the opportunity to compare it to the limited-edition RS6 RS Tribute Edition. Audi took off the covers to the RS Tribute Edition in September and will produce just 25 units for the U.S. market. It is
The Taycan is currently Porsche’s headline-grabbing model, but could you be actually better off buying the Panamera 4S E-Hybrid? Powering the Panamera 4S E-Hybrid is a 2.9-liter twin-turbocharged V6 that delivers 434 hp paired to a 134 hp electric motor, bringing the combined output up to 552 hp and 553 lb-ft (750 Nm) of torque.
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Nissan Kicks? What does it compare to? The 2021 Nissan Kicks small crossover is the entry-level SUV in Nissan’s lineup. It competes with subcompact crossovers such as the 2021 Kia Seltos, 2021 Chevrolet Trailblazer, 2021 Mazda CX-30, and 2020 Hyundai Venue. Is the 2021 Nissan Kicks a good
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series recently set a new production car lap record around the Nurburgring and Top Gear’s Jack Rix had the chance to test it out for himself. The Mercedes-AMG GT was launched in 2015 and has progressed quite a bit over the years. In 2016, the German car manufacturer released its
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Cadillac XT4? What does it compare to? The 2021 Cadillac XT4 is a stylish, small luxury SUV worth shopping against the Audi Q3, BMW X1, Mercedes-Benz GLB-Class, and Volvo XC40, among others. Is the 2021 Cadillac XT4 a good car/SUV? Review continues below It’s good-looking and has excellent
Despite diversifying its lineup with SUVs and EVs, Jaguar hasn’t given up on its sports car, the F-Type, which was given a mid-life cycle refresh late last year. The 2021 F-Type brings a new front end with a bigger grille, slimmer headlamps and redesigned bumper, as well as new taillights. Adorned with premium materials, the
It’s not very often that I would recommend the dual-clutch or automatic version of a performance car over a six-speed manual. However, in the case of the 2020 Renault Megane R.S. Trophy, I would absolutely recommend the EDC (Efficient Dual Clutch) over the stick shift. Roughly seven months ago, when much of the world was
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Chevrolet Colorado? What does it compare to? The 2021 Chevrolet Colorado is a mid-size pickup truck competing in an increasingly crowded segment, with new or redesigned entrants ranging from the Jeep Gladiator and Honda Ridgeline to the forthcoming Hyundai Santa Cruz and electric trucks such as the Rivian
The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E has started to land in the hands of customers in the United States and journalists had the opportunity to check it out. In this video from Jason at Engineering Explained, we find out about 10 of the EV’s intriguing features. Not everyone will like them, but they do all influence
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Cadillac XT5? What does it compare to? The 2021 Cadillac XT5 is a compact luxury crossover SUV. Shop it against some big-name Germans such as the BMW X3 and Audi Q5, plus the Lincoln Nautilus and Lexus RX. Is the 2021 Cadillac XT5 a good car/SUV? Review continues
There are some pretty incredible pickup trucks that you can buy in the United States, such as the Ford F-650. However, few can hold a candle to this 2004 Mercedes-Benz Unimog U500 featured in a recent video from Doug DeMuro and listed up for auction. This particular Unimog has been registered in the United States