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Backfires • The joyful noise of the commentariat, rebutted sporadically by Ed.
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Port Authority • By opening its Supercharger network to other automakers, Tesla may appear to be forfeiting its biggest advantage, but it has plenty to gain.
Different Stroke • Could the light and compact e-REX from the Spanish company INNengine be the EV range extender of the future?
Cadillac Escalade IQ • Escalade IQ designers Robin Krieg and Aaron Stich share what went through their minds as they designed this big electric SUV.
1-5-3-6-2- Forever • BMW still builds a naturally aspirated inline-six engine, but it only powers a motorcycle.
Rent Is Too Damn High • As impressive as a $200,000 supercar might be, I’m more impressed by a $20,000 car that’s actually good.
A Sizable Problem • Trucks keep getting bigger, but what are owners even hauling with them? For your next purchase, consider buying smaller.
ZERO-SUM GAME • HITTING 150 MPH IS TOUGH. STOPPING FROM 150 MPH IS EVEN MORE PUNISHING. WHICH IS WHY WE DECIDED TO DO BOTH, BACK TO BACK, IN OUR SECOND-EVER 0-TO-150-TO-0 CHALLENGE.
HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF
THE BASICS • With 25 years having passed since our last 0-to-150-to-0-mph test, we gathered a wide range of vehicles to measure the current state of straight-line performance.
MOVING THE GOAL POST
HEROIC ELECTRICS • The 0-to-150-to-0 leaderboard of the future seems destined to be battery powered.
cloud Nine • KIA BOLDLY LEAPFROGS ITS OWN TELLURIDE WITH AN IMPRESSIVE NEW ELECTRIC MODEL THAT’S A FUTURISTIC EVOLUTION OF THE THREE-ROW SUV.
2024 KIA EV9 GT-LINE
RATTLE AND HUM • The Lotus Emira is both a first and a last from its maker, and it wrestles with its brand’s mythology. We wrung out this new car on a stretch of North Carolina blacktop that has some lore of its own.
2024 LOTUS EMIRA FIRST EDITION
LIVE WIRES • THE TOYOTA PRIUS AND HONDA ACCORD PROVE THAT THERE’LL BE A PLACE FOR HYBRIDS FOR A LONG TIME TO COME. BUT WHICH MAKES THE CASE BETTER?
NO WORK ZONE • THREE EDITORS RECONFIGURE AN OUT-OF-SIGHT CUBICLE, SET UP A STEERING WHEEL AND PEDALS, AND GO SIMULATOR RACING FOR SIX HOURS IN HOPES OF FINDING SOME VIRTUAL GLORY.
Four-mula Ford Mustang • Highs: Goes like stink, stellar handling, impressive highway mpg. Lows: Sounds like stink, CVT-wannabe 10-speed auto, incongruent digital dash.
Ante Up • Nissan’s track-ready Z-car comes at a cost to driver and wallet.
The Spoiler • The new 911 S/T ruins what was heretofore considered the best of the breed.
Fast, Focused, and Fun • Highs: The quickest GR Corolla, sharp and agile handling, keeps the manual alive. Lows: It’s a $50K Corolla, harsh ride for daily driving, you can only bring one friend.
This i Has It • The BMW i5 is every bit as compelling as its bigger brother the i7.
Donkey Strong • Highs: Well sized for trails and parking garages, mulelike off-road ability, stout turbo four. Lows: Interior is basic, rear seat is child-size, engine is loud and...