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Backfires • The joyful noise of the commentariat, rebutted sporadically by Ed.
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Air Apparent • Porsche’s latest GT3 RS trades top speed for top-speed stability.
Game of Thrones • A look at the evolution of the driver’s perch in the Mercedes-Benz S-class.
DEALER’S CHOICE • In a market of high prices, some dealers are losing their minds.
Colorado, Grand • Take your favorite car to the mountains for vacation.
Tesla’s New Reality • Once the unrivaled leader in electric vehicles, Tesla seems unconcerned that the Supercharger network is its last big advantage.
Motoring with Manners • Do smart-car drivers need to be on their best behavior? Artificial-intelligence experts weigh in on what vehicles that think might feel.
EV OF THE YEAR • IT’S BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND. WE SPEND WEEKS TESTING, CHARGING, DRIVING, CHARGING, MEASURING, AND (DID WE MENTION?) CHARGING ALL THE NEWEST EVs TO DETERMINE THE BEST.
Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo • A GREAT CAR THAT HAPPENS TO BE ELECTRIC.
BMW i4 M50 • A modern Bimmer that should reassure the brand faithful.
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT • THE ELECTRIC PONY PUTS MORE SPRING IN ITS STEP.
Chevrolet Bolt EV/EUV • SENSIBLE SHOES, IN SIZES SMALL AND SCHMEDIUM.
HYUNDAI KONA ELECTRIC • A low-key EV that nails the basics.
Ford F-150 Lightning Platinum • FORD’S ELECTRIC PICKUP FOR THE MASSES.
RIVIAN R1T LAUNCH EDITION • A truck like no other.
STATE OF TOW • YANKING HEAVY TOYS WITH AN EV IS NOW POSSIBLE BUT STILL FAR FROM PRACTICAL.
Audi e-tron GT • A PRICEY SPORTS SEDAN THAT PRIZES PERFORMANCE.
LUCID AIR GRAND TOURING • We can feel it coming—oh, Lord.
GMC Hummer EV Pickup • BIG-TRUCK ENERGY.
PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE • CADILLAC’S FIRST ELECTRIC EMBRACES THE BRAND’S PAST.
GENESIS GV60 PERFORMANCE • This buzzworthy EV has plenty to talk about.
Mercedes-AMG EQS 4Matic+ • MERC’S TOP ELECTRIC SEDAN FALLS SHORT OF FLAGSHIP STATUS.
Genesis Electrified G80 • THE UNDERCOVER EV.
BMW iX xDRIVE50 • Why be normal?
Kia EV6 Wind AWD • HARD TO DEFINE BUT EASY TO LIKE.
State of Recharge
VOLVO C40 RECHARGE • It takes more than Scandinavian style to make a great EV.
Tesla Model S Plaid • BEYOND LUDICROUS.
EXTENSION CORD • AMONG THE PUBLIC CHARGERS LISTED ON THE EV APP PLUGSHARE, WE FOUND SOME PRIVATE HOMES, SO WE SET OFF TO VISIT SOME PURVEYORS OF ELECTRIC GENEROSITY.
EV OF THE YEAR
How Formula 1: Drive to Survive turned F1 racing into must-binge TV and packed fans in the stands.
THE RUNDOWN • An expert look at the newest and most important vehicles this month.
Money and Power • Cadillac’s new top SUV attempts to justify a $149,990 price with 682 horsepower.
When Less Definitely Isn’t More • The extra-sportified new C-class rushes headlong into AMG’s downsized future.
Battle of the Badges • The Durango SRT 392 and MDX Type S are three-row family haulers adorned with famed performance badges, but only one truly lives up to its legacy.
INTERVIEW WITH AN ELECTRIC CAR • WE SIT DOWN...