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2017 Maserati Quattroporte
2017 Maserati Quattroporte

The 2017 Maserati Quattroporte is always a surprise. Few spring for the luxe four-door grand tourer, but those who do should be considered public servants. Its stop-traffic curves and Ferrari-sourced heart make the sedan a thrill to see and hear; its pedigree and price tempt only the...Read More»

2017 Maserati Levante
Maserati Levante

The Maserati Levante is the Italian automaker's first SUV. It was unveiled at the 2016 Geneva auto show and released in North America roughly six months later for the 2017 model year. Available in base Levante or Levante S configuration, the four-door crossover is also sold with a diesel engine in...Read More»

2018 Ford Expedition
Most capable full-size SUV for towing? The 2018 Ford Expedition, again

One of the last provinces for full-size SUVs are its ability to haul, tow, drag, or lug myriad toys up and down interstates, from one campsite to the next. After all, car-based seven-seaters can offer the same interior space with better fuel efficiency and a better ride. Eager to hold the high...Read More»

2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class serves as the most affordable luxury model from the brand and also as a statement for what entry luxury cars can be nowadays. Its looks punch above its starting price, but the Mercedes-Benz CLA250 doesn’t stay affordable for long—many of the...Read More»

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Bear Mountain, May 2014
Diesel Ram, Jeep models resubmitted to EPA; closer to sale now?

Jeeps and Ram pickups with the company's 3.0-liter diesel engines are one step closer to going back on sale in the U.S. after the automaker announced Friday it would resubmit those vehicles to federal testers. In a statement, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said that it filed an application to sell 2017...Read More»

2017 Hagerty Teen Drive Golden
Teaching the classics: how young drivers are discovering manuals

When Danielle Clayton pictures her next car, she doesn't think of luxury SUVs or even anything made this century. "I want a Volkswagen Bug," the 20-year-old college senior said. "It's a fun little, unique car. All my friends...have brand new cars. I want the car with a story behind it." Just one...Read More»

2018 Infiniti QX30
2018 Infiniti QX30

Luxury compact crossovers are an outward statement of taste as much as they are a conveyance around town. The competition for the 2018 Infiniti QX30 is thick and fierce. Nearly every luxury auto marque has an entry, and more are in the works. Infiniti’s QX30 has a secret...Read More»

2017 Genesis G80 3.8L AWD Angular Front Exterior View
Genesis G80

The Genesis G80 may be a new name for the nascent luxury automaker, but it's not a new car. The G80, a rebadged Hyundai Genesis, was one of two luxury cars launched by the new brand in 2016. The other was a full-size G90 that served as a replacement for the Hyundai Equus. The G80 made waves in its...Read More»

2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 First Drive
2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 first drive video

The pickup arms race has given us a 450-horsepower full-size truck already this year. Now, the war is spreading to the small artillery division, and Chevy is bringing heavy metal to bring to the fight. Who wants to get some? The differences between the ZR2 and a standard Colorado are clear. Beyond...Read More»

2017 BMW 5-Series
2017 BMW 5-Series

For all that BMW has done for sport sedans in the past decades, it's clear the future is decidedly high-tech. For that, the new 2017 BMW 5-Series doesn't pull any punches. The mid-size luxury sedan comes equipped with a flotilla of self-driving assistants and integrated apps; five...Read More»

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