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Backfires • The joyful noise of the commentariat, rebutted sporadically by Ed.
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Tracking Progress • Porsche’s new 911 GT3 adopts two race-bred ideas in pursuit of faster laps.
The Chrysler Brand Cull Is Coming • In the sprawling new Stellantis empire, some must die so that others may live.
Formula Woke • Extreme E uses dirt-slinging off-road racing to advance a cause.
Flying Blind • An SUV or truck can give you a commanding view over the road—as long as you’re not concerned with what’s immediately in front of you.
Minivan Man • I avoided the stigma of sliding doors for a decade. Now I’m righting my wrongs as a proud minivan owner and influencer.
Phoenix Rising • Was it one guy’s dream to turbocharge the Trans Am or just a bad couple of years at the end of an era? Only way to find out is to ask.
THE LAST SHIFT • CADILLAC’S CT4-V BLACKWING AND CT5-V BLACKWING PACK BIG POWER, TRACK CAPABILITY, AND STANDARD MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. THEY WILL BE THE LAST Vs TO RUN ON GAS.
ICEBERG, RIGHT AHEAD! • ASTON MARTIN’S FIRST SUV STEERS THE COMPANY AWAY FROM CERTAIN DISASTER.
JUMPMASTER ~ PROFESSIONAL DAREDEVIL TRAVIS PASTRANA SCHOOLS US IN THE ART OF AIRING IT OUT.
How to Pull a Dirt-Bike Wheelie
RIDE THE WAVE ~ A PERSONAL WATERCRAFT TRANSFORMS LAKES AND OCEANS INTO YOUR PLAYGROUND.
GETAWAY CAR ~ THE CAMPERIZED MERCEDES-BENZ METRIS GETAWAY SEATS FIVE, SLEEPS FOUR, AND FACILITATES LIGHT ADVENTURE.
GROUND GAMES ~ THE RIGHT TOY LETS YOU EXPERIENCE A ROAD OR TRAIL WITH FRESH EYES.
THE CAR AND DRIVER QUARANTINE TOY PICKER • Do you need a new toy in your life?
SPL iT / PERSONALiTY • CAN A SINGLE VEHICLE SIMULTANEOUSLY CAPTURE THE BRONCO ETHOS AND CONQUER THE SUBURBS? WE PIT THE FORD BRONCO SPORT AGAINST TWO BOOKENDS TO SEE WHERE IT LANDS ON THE COMPACT-SUV SPECTRUM.
GENESIS G70 • AFTER TRACKING EVERY FILL-UP, SERVICE, PROBLEM, COMPLAINT, DENT, AND DOG HAIR, CAR AND DRIVER PRESENTS THE 40,000-MILE EVALUATION.
Rants and Raves
A lasting first impression.
Fleet Files • HERE’S HOW OUR OTHER LONG-TERM VEHICLES ARE FARING IN THEIR 40,000-MILE TRIALS:
SHIP HAPPENS • IN SEPTEMBER 2019, A CARGO SHIP CARRYING 4200 VEHICLES CAPSIZED OFF THE COAST OF GEORGIA. NINETEEN MONTHS LATER, AS THE MASSIVE SALVAGE EFFORT NEARS ITS END, WE FINALLY HAVE AN IDEA OF WHAT WENT WRONG.
Drift Analyzer • With an available six-speed manual or optional all-wheel drive, the M3 has one foot in the past and the other in the future.
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Family Values • The refocused MDX gets bigger and more agile.
Out There • No windshield, no problem.
Fresh Prince • Highs: Strong performance, terrific value, looks and feels unique. Lows: Gritty engine noise and vibrations, middling fuel economy.
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