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Backfires: • The joyful noise of the commentariat, rebutted sporadically by Ed.
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BY POPULAR DEMAND • PORSCHE’S CAYMAN GT4 AND SPYDER BRING A SIX-CYLINDER BACK TO THE 718 FAMILY.
MANIFEST DESTINY • THERE ARE 673 RACETRACKS ON THIS PAGE. GO VISIT ONE.
POISON CONTROL • YOUR VEHICLE IS OUT TO HURT YOU. HERE’S HOW IT WILL TRY.
SWAP MEET • A CHINESE EV-MAKER TRIES ITS HAND AT A TECHNOLOGY THAT FLUMMOXED TESLA.
I, FARMER • FARMS ARE FERTILE PROVING GROUNDS FOR AUTONOMOUS TECHNOLOGY.
In which we enlist Pfizer to help install wiper blades.
The mother tongue of our vehicular lives.
Taking the scariest Ferrari for a quick spin.
TAIL OF THE GATOR • WE BLITZ FLORIDA’S ONLY GREAT ROAD IN A SUPERCHARGED 610-HP RENTAL CAR, LAYING TIRE TRACKS FOR YOU TO FOLLOW.
CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE
MANUAL LABOR • Five manual hatchbacks for those who insist on bucking trends.
Dude, Where’s My Car? • HOW THE WINDY CITY TAKES ITS CITIZENS’ CARS.
The Government Wants Your Stuff
MALLRATS • The luxury-SUV segment continues to evolve and grow into something that can handle more than the maze of the mall parking structure.
2018 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA QUADRIFOGLIO • Arrival: Mar/2018 Departure: May/2019
Service Timeline: • Alfa Romeo and Giulia, a Shakespearean tragedy.
WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM ITS FRIENDS
2018 ALFA ROMEO GIULIA QUADRIFOGLIO
The Long Game • The 2020 Ford Explorer switches to a longitudinal powertrain layout and—predictably—improves.
Soldier of Fortune • Mahindra’s Roxor is a war hero in utility-vehicle guise. It’s also a lot of fun.
Name Games • Mercedes-AMG’s GT53 4-Door offers performance that’s easy to swallow.
More Style, Less Space • We make peace with a practical SUV that’s been made less practical—the 2020 Porsche Cayenne coupe.
X and M • BMW’s X3 M comes with the latest M engine coupled to an M5 drivetrain, all in the service of domestic speeds.
S58: THE LATEST M ENGINE
Serene, Swift, and Soft • BMW’s X7 xDrive50i is as large as it is luxurious.
What if… DeLorean had succeeded? • Imagine for a moment a world where John Z. DeLorean and his eponymous car company hadn’t gone down in a puff of white powder. What if the brand had survived the ’80s and thrived? What would it be building and what would DeLorean’s lineup look like? We asked designers from Ford, Acura, and FCA to sketch their visions for the 2020 DeLorean. Here’s what they sent in.