Ever since the maniacal Dodge Challenger SRT Demon arrived in a cloud of hoopla and tire smoke, pundits both amateur and professional have been gabbing about the sheer irresponsibility of Mopar’s street-legal drag car, a monster in the grand tradition of the 1968 Hemi Dart. Of course, the legal environment…""
In its attempt to court U.S. buyers, Volkswagen has tried on size big—the spacious, made-for-America versions of the Jetta and Passat sedans—and size tall—the Tiguan and Touareg SUVs. Both approaches have found mixed success on our shores. Now VW finally has figured out that we Americans like our cars big…""
The Volkswagen Golf family is large and diverse, with a model for every life stage. Just starting out? Buy a Golf. Have a little money and a taste for fun? Buy a Golf GTI. A bigger budget and rally-driver tendencies might point you toward the all-wheel-drive Golf R. But what if you…""
To take advantage of tax credits currently being offered on the purchase of electric or hybrid vehicles, first—obviously—you must buy or lease an electric vehicle or a plug-in hybrid for your own personal use. If it’s an EV, the potential tax credit can be factored into a lease, so you can…""
The new Acura NSX is a helluva high-end sports car, with captivating performance balanced by impressive civility. We thoroughly enjoyed our full road test of one in sunny California. But for the sake of fun—and to show off the prowess of the hybrid’s launch-control system—Acura invited us to Milan Dragway…""
Refreshed for 2018, Subaru’s stalwart Legacy sedan and Outback wago-ute now have prices to go with their revisions. The reworked Legacy begins at $23,055 for a 175-hp four-cylinder–powered 2.5i model, while the freshened Outback with the same trim and powertrain starts at $26,810. Both are due in dealerships this summer. The…""
This is a simple hypermiling test. Take a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze diesel, turn off the A/C, keep the windows rolled up, get on a California freeway, set the cruise control at 55 mph (10 mph under the limit), and see what sort of fuel economy results. Touch the brakes and throttle…""