Last week, I got to spend some quality time behind the wheel of the new for 2018 Volvo XC60. It’s a great car filled with the sort of neat little details that used to be called “character” in the 70s, and it’s powered by an absolutely bonkers little 316 HP four-cylinder engine that is both […]
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An all-new electric McLaren P1 supercar is set to appear before 2020, and it will be significantly less expensive than the old P1!
I know, I know- that little silver hatchback up there is a 2016 Scion iM, but it won’t be for long. That’s because Scion, as you may know by now, is dead. To fulfill Scion’s initial mission of reaching younger buyers, Toyota plans to simply offer “more exciting” Toyotas, instead- starting with the recently announced […]
How do the eco-friendliest versions of the Kia Optima and Toyota Camry stack up to one another? After two weeks of driving, we have a clear winner.
We love the 1000 HP McLaren P1 Hybrid Hypercar, but it’s going away. Help McLaren celebrate its life by checking this blue carbon farewell.
What happens to performance and fuel economy when you “fix” a Volkswagen diesel that can’t pass emissions? As this video shows: it ain’t good.
My week-long test drive of the good-looking, well-equipped 2015 Lexus NX 300h starts off with a good first impression- but can it live up to expectations?
The 2014 Kia Optima Hybrid got a few updates this year, and they work together to make the car look really, really good- but does it go as good as it looks?
The McLaren P1 Hybrid is a package that redefines the amount of grip, power and performance a road-legal car can produce- and AutoExpress gets to drive one!
When the refrigerator white Mitsubishi Outlander Sport arrived in Oak Park, the area was still recovering from the record-cold of the “Polar Vortex” that had swept through days before. There was enough snow in the alley behind the house, still, that the wife’s Hyundai Tucson needed digging out more than once just to get in […]
The last time I drove a Toyota Camry Hybrid was back in June, and I ended up sick on the side of the road in Texas- was it the Toyota‘s fault, or was it my third Whataburger? I reached out to Toyota after my return to Chicago in order to give them a shot at […]
I went to a recent Honda hosted event in San Antonio and compared the new accord to the 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid. It seemed nice enough, then I threw up.
Mercedes’ S400 hybrid luxury sedan has received a lot of attention this month after a Canadian market study of 16 hybrids singled out the big Benz as the “only” cost-effective hybrid option on the market. Let’s face facts, though: the S400’s clients are less interested in what’s cost-effective, and more interested in what they’re being […]