It's an extremely accomplished vehicle... as long as you're an extrovert.
Vehicle Style: Medium sedan Price: $45,990 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 120kW/340Nm 2.0 turbo diesel 4cyl | 6sp automatic Fuel Economy claimed: 5.7 l/100km | tested: 8.9 l/100km OVERVIEW Updated for 2015 with a sharper snout and more...Show More Summary
I estimate that I’ve been loaned around $8 million worth of vehicles by car companies to review. These are called “press cars” and the total cost of delivering these vehicles to me is somewhere in the low six-figures and I’ve done about five figures worth of damage to them. How does giving me a free car make sense to automakers? How is this a real thing? Read more...
A sidecar isn’t like any other vehicle. The design dates back to pre-WWII technology sharing between the Nazis and Soviet Union and the bikes are still made in the same factory that was located out of bomber range way out on the Siberian steppe. This is what they’re like to ride today. Read more...
Ford’s F-150 is an important vehicle for Ford and it’s not too much of an exaggeration to say it’s an important vehicle for America. In 2014, the F-150 was not just the most popular truck in America, it was the most popular anything in America, selling more than 740,000 examples. Show More Summary
In Mark Duplass' latest vehicle, the trope of a “wolf in sheep’s clothing” is made almost hilariously literal.
What’s Hot: Value for money buying, straight-line power, a classier interior. What’s Not: Traction issues, squeezy seats. X-FACTOR: Now with an interior update, the Focus ST delivers plenty of kilowatts-per-dollar. Vehicle Style: Small...Show More Summary
I spent a day in a $750,000 Rolls-Royce motor car, and now I think I have ruined the experience of sitting in and driving just about any other vehicle. This is what three quarters of one million dollars, about the median price of a Sydney apartment, will buy you in outright motoring bliss. More »
Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations prepares a special State Review vehicle for Queen Elizabeth II, used for the first time to present new colors to the Royal Welsh Regiment in Cardiff, Wales. Continue reading The Queen gets a newShow More Summary
What’s Hot: Still grabs attention, perky engine and a 'fun fling' on the right road. What’s Not: Interior practicality falls short, starting to feel a little old. X-FACTOR: All the charm of a MINI without the retro baggage. Vehicle Style:...Show More Summary
The 2015 BMW 1 Series represents a philosophy of vehicle manufacturing that is fast becoming extinct, for the sake of cost cutting. Small, entry priced luxury-badged cars are going front-wheel drive for a multitude of reasons, the main being the cheaper cost of manufacturing. So then, being the only rear-wheel drive luxury car on the market starting […]
It’s never established exactly how old the protagonist of The 11th Hour actually is, but it’s a safe bet that she’s at least 15 years younger than the actress playing her. At 61, Kim Basinger doesn’t look a day—or even an hour—over 50. Show More Summary
As just about every review of the weekend’s No. 1 movie has noted, the Melissa McCarthy vehicle Spy is a delightfully smart and feminist take on the espionage genre. Writer-director Paul Feig’s comedy “lampoons sexism without abandoning...Show More Summary
If you have a growing family and need a good all-weather vehicle to transport the kiddos safely, you’ve come to the right place. What about a vehicle that’s also good for weekend excursions to the beach or mountains? Yep, the 2015 Toyota Sienna is perfect for that too. Over the weekend we drove the top of […]
Just when you thought it was safe to invest in Tesla. A May 14 article that appeared in the Harvard Business Review has received some media attention over the last month or so. The premise: golf-cart-style electric vehicles -- as one example -- are the truly disruptive EV technology, not cars from Tesla Motors. "When [...]
The latest Melissa McCarthy vehicle is a fun twist on the spy genre, despite some dips into bad taste. mpaa rating:R (For language throughout, violence, and some sexual content including brief graphic nudity.) Genre:Action, Comedy Directed...Show More Summary
Before we get to today’s story, let’s have a quick review from three days ago, shall we? Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi told state TV on Sunday that Iraq’s government lost 2,300 Humvee vehicles when Islamic State insurgents seized the city of Mosul in June 2014. The Islamic State, also known as ISIS, took over […]
Last year, in the Bill Murray vehicle "St. Vincent," Melissa McCarthy did something she'd never done before in the movies. She did less.
The terrain where I usually shoot clays is not suited to automobiles. The land is muddy, marshy and without trees to attach a winch. Having gotten stuck there a couple of times in the past I now leave the vehicles at a safe spot and go on by foot. Show More Summary
Intricately detailed and highly personalized stories and opinions have been the stock and trade of Mark Kozelek and his regular vehicle Sun Kil Moon for years. He’s never been one to shy away from digging into both the small and large details of his own life, or of sharing his truest, most unfiltered opinions with a larger audience. Show More Summary