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What you need to know about the 2017 Audi RS7 Performance

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: The Audi RS7 Performance is the top version of the company’s sleek A7 sportback. It gets the most powerful 4.0-liter V8 in the lineup and loads of space for cargo under the huge rear hatch. Key Competitors: BMW M6 Gran Coupe, Cadillac CT6 TT, Mercedes-AMG CLS63 Base Price: $130,450 As ...

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Why the diesel makes sense

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email What is it: A luxury compact crossover with an efficient (and fun) diesel engine combined with the already nimble F-Pace chassis Key Competitors: Porsche Macan, Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Audi Q5, BMW X3 Base Price: $55,895 As-Tested Price: $55,895 Highlights: The Jaguar F-Pace midsize SUV gets either a 380- or 340-hp V6 or the ...

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An electric motorcycle can be a lot of fun

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Volvo is going all-electrified, France is banning the internal combustion engine and everybody has been freaking out about a certain electric carmaker in California lately. But amid all the hullabaloo about electric cars, Zero motorcycles has quietly been plugging away (get it?), making perfectly wonderful electric motorcycles. A couple years ago, I rode the ...

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Everything you need to know about Lincoln’s midsize SUV

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email The Lincoln MKX was completely redesigned for 2016, offering a surprisingly compelling alternative to favorites like the Audi Q5 and Lexus RX while remaining distinct enough not to be confused with them. Even though the MKX remains on the Ford Edge platform, the two share no body panels or interior designs; this is ...

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We review Dodge’s top-dog SUV

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email The Dodge Durango is the plush, three-row version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, and it doesn’t get any plusher than the Citadel trim paired with the 5.7-liter Hemi V8. This is pretty much Dodge’s most luxurious model, and just like the range-topping Grand Cherokee it throws in everything and the kitchen sink to ...

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Everything you need to know about Honda’s family hauler

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email The Odyssey of the Mind is an international youth competition focused on developing inventive solutions to arcane technical, structural or engineering problems and presenting them in a compelling and performative manner. Honda’s all-new, fifth-generation Odyssey minivan is similarly mental. Its development demonstrates an obsessive deep dive into vexing issues, and the answers it ...

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The Autoweek Podcast ep. 6 with guest Ian Callum

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email On this episode of the Autoweek Podcast, host Rory Carroll dives into the annual Autoweek 30 & Under issue with age-appropriate editors Graham Kozak and Wesley Wren. Autoweek editor Wes Raynal talks with ace Jaguar designer Ian Callum about life as a Jaguar designer and what influences his pen. The group also talks about ...

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2017 VW GTI review: Still the top dog

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email I’ll never say no to a Volkswagen GTI drive. It’s one of the few cars on the market I’d happily drive every day — most of the other ones are trucks and SUVs. Is it the best small car on the market? If not, it’s damn close  — can’t think of a better ...

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2017 Toyota Sienna review: The perfect race-weekend ride?

Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Welcome back to the Race Organizer Review series, in which I put new vehicles through their paces as I do my job as an organizer for the 24 Hours of Lemons race series. Last time, I took a soulful-yet-impractical machine — the Fiat 124 Spider Lusso — to a brain-boilingly hot weekend at Thunderhill Raceway ...

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