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2024 MotorTrend New Car Buyer's Guide: Ferrari - Lucid
SF90 XX STRADALE Drawing from its XX racing-program heritage, this new SF90 roadgoing variant is the most potent production car Ferrari has ever built. Compared to the base SF90, the XX Stradale features more total system horsepower from its already
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Arrival: 2022 Kia EV6 Wind AWD
Base Price $52,695 As Tested $55,500 EPA City/Hwy/Comb Fuel Econ 120/98/109 mpg-e With the arrival of our long-term Kia EV6, you’ve probably noticed a trend: Our garage is stacked with electric vehicles. Seven to be exact. In the past year, we’ve add
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First Look: Porsche Mission X
Porsche celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, so it’s no surprise the Stuttgart company is looking to make a splash. The Mission X supercar concept certainly does, and if it hits its target—to become the quickest road-legal car on the Nürburgrin
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2024 MotorTrend New Car Buyer's Guide: Ram - Volvo
PROMASTER EV The upcoming ProMaster EV work van is the first planned all-electric Ram vehicle for the U.S. market; it’s slated to go on sale in the second half of 2023, a full year before the more mainstream Ram 1500 REV pickup truck. Expect it to ca
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First Test: 2023 Lamborghini Urus Performante
There are two models in the 2023 Urus lineup—the S is the new entry trim, and the aptly named Performante represents the even higher performance variant. Both get a 16-hp bump compared to their predecessor (now 657 hp), with power routed through an e
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Fight Back! How Toyota Is Finally Going To Take On Tesla.
The tipping point, insiders say, was when data from the first quarter of this year showed Tesla’s Model Y had usurped Toyota’s Corolla to become the world’s bestselling car. That’s when what Honda CEO Toshihiro Mibe had earlier called “Tesla shock” t
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Update: 2022 Volkswagen ID4
Service Life 7 months/8,736 miles Average Fuel Econ 3.9 miles/kWh Unresolved problems None Maintenance cost $0 Normal wear $0 Base price $42,525 As tested $42,525 EPA City/Hwy/Comb fuel econ 116/98/107 mpg-e The drive from L.A. to Sacramento usually
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First Look: 2024 Lexus GX
The Lexus GX has a well-earned reputation for rugged reliability, performance on the trail, and luxurious appointments. It’s also been roughly the same for a long time. The second-generation GX was introduced way back in 2010 as a body-on-frame luxur
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Your Say…
As a retired union electrician and owner of an electric car for eight and a half years, I want to express my appreciation for Eric Tingwall’s article on EV chargers and charging in the August issue. The massive number of backorders for EVs indicates
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Update: 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz
Service Life 6 months/7,371 miles Average Fuel Econ 19.6 mpg Unresolved problems None Maintenance cost $0 Normal wear $0 Base price $37,425 As tested $38,020 EPA City/Hwy/Comb fuel econ 19/27/22 mpg If your towing needs involve lugging big campers or
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First Drive: 2024 Kia EV9
South Korea is dotted with mountains that spawned a road network featuring miles of tunnels, so a road trip from Seoul to the Sea of Japan offers a chance to marvel at the engineering behind it. Making the trip in the new Kia EV9 allowed us to also m
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First Look: 2024 Toyota Tacoma
Long in the tooth. Older than dirt. Past its prime. These clichés can easily apply to the Tacoma on sale now. Some elements of Toyota’s ubiquitous midsize truck date back to its 1995 launch in America. That’s Stone Age history in the modern automotiv
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2024 MotorTrend New Car Buyer's Guide: Maserati - Porsche
GHIBLI The 334 Ultima edition arrives as a final send-off to the trident brand’s Ferrari-derived twin-turbo V-8—the numerals refer to its top speed in kph. That’s 208 mph in freedom units, which makes it the fastest four-door in the world. The engine
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How Close Is It?
After our first drive last fall of the new Porsche 911 GT3 RS on the U.K.’s Silverstone circuit, we suggested a need for “a new metric for evaluating cars like this. Sure, the GT3 RS will produce solid figures in our traditional testing, from 0–60 an
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2024 MotorTrend New Car Buyer's Guide: Acura - Dodge
Welcome to our annual look at virtually every model from every major manufacturer. If you’ve been in the market for a new ride, you already know the landscape has changed. Prices can be eye-watering, and even finding the vehicle you want can be diffi
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MotorTrend Masthead
Digital Director Erik Johnson Executive Editor Mac Morrison Deputy Editor, Daily Content Alex Stoklosa Daily Content Team Justin Banner, Andrew Beckford, Monica Gonderman, Alex Kierstein, William Irvin Lewis, Matt Rodriguez, Justin Westbrook Buyer’s
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Making Sense Of Today’s Upside-Down Market
Automakers can’t build ’em fast enough, yet there are also too many cars. Somehow trains are involved? Used car prices are down, but if you zoom out, they’re way up. Oh, and our 2023 SUV of the Year, the Hyundai Ioniq 5, went for above-MSRP prices ye
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Update: 2022 Kia Carnival
Service Life 5 months/12,688 miles Average Fuel Econ 23.2 mpg Unresolved problems None Maintenance cost $141.23 (oil and filter change, tire rotation, inspection) Normal wear $0 Base price $39,055 As tested $39,940 EPA City/Hwy/Comb fuel econ 19/26/2
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Rear View
Our annual Buyer’s Guide led with a prediction that GM would sell 5 million cars in ’74, following record sales in ’73; we didn’t know the OPEC oil embargo was about to change the entire industry. But clouds were gathering, as witnessed by our articl
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Does Torque Still Matter? Not As Much As Before, SAE Says.
You’ve probably noticed how, for years now, our spec panels describing hybrid vehicles endeavor to list the peak output (power and torque) of the engine and each motor that helps propel the vehicle, along with a peak combined output. The numbers seld
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Verdict: 2021 Ram 1500 TRX
Service Life 16 mo/27,488 mi Avg Econ 10.8 mpg Base Price $72,020 As Tested $91,185 Options TRX Level 2 ($7,920: heated leather seats, ventilated front seats, parking-distance and blind-spot monitoring, remote start, power tailgate release), beadlock
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Ford, GM, And Rivian’s Blindingly Obvious Move.
During a recent road trip, I watched the driver of a $160,000-plus Lucid Air attempt to charge his car at a broken EV charger, in the rain, behind a gas station off Interstate 5 between Los Angeles and Sacramento. I was inside a fast-food restaurant
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First Look: 2024 Aston Martin DB12
As Aston Martin celebrates its 110th anniversary, what better way to party than to launch a new DB—especially as the famed DB moniker is itself 75 years old this year? Meet the new DB12, which Aston says is “the world’s first super tourer. Grand is n
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First Drive: 2024 Porsche Cayenne
Many folks want one car that can do everything. If that’s your goal, it’s hard to find a better fit than the 2024 Porsche Cayenne. For this heavy refresh, Porsche engineers refined the Cayenne’s personality to a singular essence that permeates every
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First Look: 2025 Volkswagen ID Buzz
We’ve been buzzing about the ID Buzz—the all-electric return of VW’s iconic Microbus—for so long we expected the novelty to have worn off by now. Yet we were genuinely thrilled to see the long-wheelbase, three-row version. The big news: It’s 9.8 inch
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Driving 60 Years Of Lamborghini History
As part of its 60th anniversary celebration, Lamborghini invited us to its Sant’Agata Bolognese factory for a day of driving in a half-dozen of its most iconic cars. Here’s what they were like. Complex and enigmatic, like Ferruccio Lamborghini himsel
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The Ferrari Taunt That Inspired Lamborghini? Maybe.
The legend differs widely in the telling, and it usually goes like this: Ferruccio Lamborghini had problems with the clutches in his Ferraris. After driving repeatedly to Maranello to have them replaced, he demanded to see Enzo Ferrari. Some say Ferr
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Like Driving Fast Cars Fast? Meet The Man With A Job To Die For.
What’s it like to have one of the best jobs in the world? Jérôme Haslin smiles. “You think my job is one of the best?” Well, if you love fast cars and consider that for the past 32 years Haslin’s work days consist of taking supercars and hypercars to
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If You Know, You Know
I’m heading for the hills near Modena, Italy, in a screaming yellow Lamborghini Jalpa, chassis No. 419, the final one built and bearing Ferruccio Lamborghini’s fading signature on its blue leather dash. I’m squirming around to get comfortable—Lambos
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First Test: 2023 Toyota Prius Prime
Is it worth considering the 2023 Prius Prime, given how good the standard car is? Abso-freakin’-lutely. This plug-in hybrid drives great, and with up to 44 miles of electric driving range, it could use vastly less fuel than its non-plug-in counterpar
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