2018 Chevrolet Camaro In-Depth Review: The Purest Pony-Car Experience ""

Few cars can capture the joy of driving as well as the iconic Chevrolet Camaro, which is a triple-crown 10Best winner. Its energetic engines and exceptional chassis create an experience that only more expensive sports cars can match. The Camaro is motivated by one of three engines, most notably a…

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Wendy Sullivan

2019 Volvo XC40 First Drive: Make Room for This Small Luxe-UV ""

Aren’t we full? Do we have the appetite for yet another subcompact luxury crossover SUV? After all, human civilization survived all the way to 2010 without any of these things. By our count, there are more than 10 brands competing in a 160,000-vehicle segment. Yet sales growth is forecast because,…

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Wendy Sullivan

BMW Is Burning Cow Pies on the Road to Renewable Energy ""

Cow poop and chicken droppings? You might not expect to find those among the fuel sources automakers are tinkering with. But BMW is among a number of automakers harnessing the power of biowaste—not to power its cars, but the factories that build them. The Bavarian carmaker’s Rosslyn factory near Pretoria,…

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Wendy Sullivan

The Advantages of Front-Wheel Drive ""

If engineers had had their way, front-wheel drive would have dominated automotive design from the beginning. But, in a victory for right-brain thinkers, stylists and enthusiasts actually have a say in the car-development process. Few can deny, though, that eliminating the large, heavy, costly, and inefficient rotating parts driving the…

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Wendy Sullivan

What I’d Do Differently: Otis the Avocado ""

C/D: Many who were on staff back in 1989 claim they weren’t aware of the plan to photograph you in the seat of the Buick Reatta roadster for the cover. In fact, most of the staff was pretty embarrassed by the whole thing. OtA: Look, there were certain, shall we say,…

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Wendy Sullivan

2019 McLaren Senna Hypercar Revealed: It Certainly Has a Name to Live Up To ""

We’ve been telling you about McLaren’s plans for a new Ultimate Series hypercar for some time, a project heretofore known only by its P15 internal project code. This is the stripped-out super-performer that insiders promised would be faster around a racetrack than the seminal P1. The fundamental ingredients—an overabundance of…

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Wendy Sullivan