Car Reviews

The Corvette C8 is Mid-Engine Masterpiece

Since 1953, Corvettes that have made it into production have been two things: Front engine-rear wheel drive, and relatively affordable. Since 1959, designers and engineers in the young program have flirted with the idea of sticking the motor behind the driver. Many design studies, from Chevrolet Experimental Research Vehicles (CERV), to open wheel racer development vehicles, the ‘Vette has ...
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Is the Range Rover Velar Style over Substance?

Land Rover Range Rover Velar (180 S and 380 HSE Dynamic Tested)... The Range Rover Velar wowed the world with its sleek lines and elegant interior at its unveiling in 2017, but does it still feel special today? Looking through the current Land Rover model lineup it’s clear that many of its offerings fulfill the same needs and solve the same problems. So why pay more for a Range ...
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Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review: Little to Complain About

The other day, while working on a review of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS, a couple of little guys came by the driveway and stared at it. After a time, the kids started running around yelling “VROOM! VROOM!” Do you want to know something? That pair of kids pretty much spelled out what the mystique of the 911 GT3 RS is: it’s about fun, performance, and hugely great engine sounds.   GT3’s ...
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Lincoln Navigator L Raises the Bar for Big Luxury SUVs

The other day, we had a chance to look closely at the 2019 Lincoln Navigator.  It is one of the largest – if not biggest – full-sized SUVs on the road. Yes, the GMC Yukon and the Chevy Suburban and Ford Expedition are big SUVs, but the Navigator-L still stands out at the top of the ladder.  There are two members of the Navigator family, the standard and the L, which stands for, as you might ...
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Why You Need an Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

The first time you drive the DBS Superleggera it takes you by surprise.  You expect it to be good, the DB11 has something of the feel of a well-tailored suit.  The DBS is like finding out the suit is being worn by a heavyweight boxer.  Use the 12 cylinders to their full potential and gearing up through the transmission with the wheel mounted paddles results in a crescendo of noise.  And ...
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The Marvelous 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63

Just one month after unveiling the 2019 G-Class, Mercedes dropped the first AMG iteration of the model during the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. However, if at the time the G 63 AMG was just sitting there to be admired, now it was time to actually see what the timeless design off roader is actually capable of. It’s been 40 years since Mercedes released the first G-Class. Back in 1979, the ...
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Small But Deadly: Mazda Miata MX-5 RF

It is said that all good things come in small packages. The Mazda Miata MX5 is no exception. The tiny roadster has been the center of attention of the automobile world for many years. The car has created a legacy of its own over the years and remains one of Mazda’s most successful projects to date. There is a good reason why every motorhead knows about the Mazda Miata and despite its compact ...
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Tesla Model X Review – An Electrifying Experience

What do you get from mixing falcon-wing doors, giant panoramic screen, unexpected amounts of power and a crazy amount of party tricks and Easter eggs? The Tesla Model X – an all-electric SUV that aims to fulfill your transportation (and enjoyment) needs while making the world a more habitable, less-polluted place.  So, how well does it perform? Let’s have a detailed look at what the Tesla ...
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2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – America’s Supercar Slayer

Being in full control of a very powerful car is just like eating whatever you please and never getting fat – it doesn’t really happen. You know a car has a lot to offer when upon pressing the throttle, it makes you question your ability to manage the output. .  The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 encapsulates an amazing amount of power. The previous generation of the ZR1 ‘Vette packed a punch, ...
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2018 Kia Stinger GT Review: Performance To Back Up The Looks

Stepping Up To The Stinger If you told me Kia would make a car capable of competing with the German and Japanese offerings a decade ago, I would have laughed. Although Korean cars were never truly bad, they were never good either. Simply put, manufacturers like Hyundai and Kia designed and built simple and affordable economy cars for the masses. They were inexpensive for a reason. The build ...
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