Behind the wheel, this new Corolla is tight and nimble. While it isn’t powerful by any measure, it rewards every attempt at maintaining momentum.
Subaru’s rally heritage can still be felt within the STI. The car responds better the harder you work it. And that’s the appeal of a rally-inspired road car.
If there’s one impression that the Mustang left with us, it’s that Ford has engineered a spectacular performance car that hasn’t yet been stretched to its full potential. That was our final judgement of the 2015 Mustang GT, a little too soft and a little too quiet. The […]
The wait, enthusiasts, is over. We watched helplessly as Ford’s European division launched the first Focus RS in 2002 and greedily kept it to themselves. Again, we were spurned with the launch of the European-only second generation Focus RS in 2009. Ford’s return to a single, all-new Focus […]
You can’t build an opinion with one data point. After a mostly-successful week with our first-ever electric vehicle test, Kia wanted to know if we’d like to try another. Without much consideration, we decided that yes, we would. After all, once you’ve driven the world’s most affordable EV, […]
Halfway up the mountain, I remembered. I remembered the pleasure of honest steering as I sliced into a hairpin. I remembered the confident click of a well-tune gear lever as I powered up the next incline. I remembered the proper balance of a well-sprung sports car as I […]
There are few cars that are more synonymous with the enthusiast. This isn’t a car bought to go from A to B. It’s not perceived as a sensible car for a family. It probably won’t impress your lady-friend. Subaru didn’t design this car to please a focus group […]
There’s always been something about the Corvette. It draws people, captures their attention. This new Corvette is no exception. But capturing attention is only half the equation. Is the new Corvette as good to drive as it is to look at? We spent a week with the new […]
Dr. Jekyll: a respectable and well-established man known for his good intentions. Mr. Hyde: a repugnant and secluded man with violent tendencies. Simultaneously the same being, Jekyll and Hyde differ in appearance, action, and character. This might not appear to be an equitable comparison. Just as it was […]
With every redesign, Kia becomes increasingly enticing, and the 2014 Forte is no different. For 2014, Kia worked on addressing the bland interior and road noise concerns of consumers and critics. The question remains, how victorious were they in their efforts? Our Forte arrived in head-turning Abyss with […]