Month: January 2019

The Honda CR-V is not only Honda’s best-selling vehicle but was also our 2018 SUV of the Year. We crowned this spacious crossover because it does so much so well, from its intelligently designed interior and segment-best driver-assist technology to its exceptional road manners. Our 2019 CR-V EX-L tester features the optional 1.5-liter turbocharged mill
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The first-generation Porsche Cayenne—you remember, the vehicle that purists said would be the death knell for Stuttgart—rode on a platform engineered by Porsche, and it was incredible. Honest-to-goodness sporty handling and mountain goat–like off-road-ability. The similar-vintage first-gen Volkswagen Touareg was built on the same platform, and I can’t remember driving a machine that felt more
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McLaren is planning ahead—way ahead—to grands prix in the year 2050 with its vision of a fully electric and shape-shifting race car called the MCLExtreme. In the future, McLaren says Formula 1 fans will be treated to closer looks at the race car’s plugged-in drivers as well as their cars thanks to AI-enhanced technologies and
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Barrett-Jackson has claimed its largest-grossing Scottsdale auction in the company’s history this year, raking in a total of $131.6 million in vehicle and memorabilia sales over the week-long auction. Over 1,800 vehicles traded hands, representing more than $118 million and a sell-through rate of over 99 percent, helped along by Barrett-Jackson’s no-reserve policy on most
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The RDX’s A-Spec badges promise sportier performance than the average luxury crossover, connecting the new model to the original RDX better than the previous generation ever did. A 272-hp 2.0-liter turbo-four powers every 2019 RDX, but it’s not the engine’s extra 20 horses over Accord 2.0s that intrigues us. Multiple editors have complimented the RDX’s
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Waymo, which recently launched its autonomous ride-hailing service in the Phoenix area, is betting big on traditional sensing technologies—including cameras, GPS, radar, and those super-expensive spinning lidar sensors on the roof. These Waymo cars are essentially beta-testers, which means they are not fail safe. (Remember Uber?) If Waymo happens to have an accident and the
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According to Dunne’s ZoZo Go automotive consultancy, there are 36 legitimate Chinese automakers with series production. The leaders are the Big 6 (which have Chinese government backing): SAIC, Beijing, First Auto, Dongfeng, Guangzhou, and Changan, which account for 75 percent of China-market sales. Then there are the Big 3 private companies (Geely, BYD, and Great
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As with its exterior styling, the 718 Cayman weaves Porsche’s current design language into its cabin design, too. Analog gauges lend a more traditional vibe to the interior, but the 7.0-inch touchscreen integrated into the center stack makes it clear this is a modern Porsche. View 22 Photos Go-Fast Goodies At least at first, Toyota will offer only one
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