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The People’s Republic of EVs • Five Chinese carmakers ready to upset the automotive world order.
Movie Night • The success of Ford v Ferrari seems to have revved up Hollywood’s automotive imagination. Start your engines… and your Jiffy Pop.
Loose Connection • The public charging network is frustrating and unreliable, but so was buying kerosene from your local pharmacy in the 1880s.
Eyes Up • Once reserved for fighter planes and luxury cars, headup displays are expanding to more makes and models—and more of your windshield.
Looney Tunes • Modifications can bring unanticipated challenges. Just ask the engineers who build factory hot rods.
On the Count of Three • It’s not a motorcycle, nor is it a proper car. Is there a place on the road for the three-wheeler? Scherr drives one for a month to find out.
LIGHTING LAP16 • THIS IS THE 16TH TIME WE’VE MIGRATED TO VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY TO JUDGE CARS BY NOTHING MORE THAN WHAT THEY CAN DO ON AMERICA’S MOST CHALLENGING 4.1 MILES OF RACETRACK.
Stand at attention, because laid out over the next 10 pages is a second 10Best list. From a long list of contenders, we chose the best trucks and SUVs for sale in a crowded market. Each choice delights, satisfies, and exceeds expectations. • THE OTHER CONTENDERS: Acura MDX Type S / Audi SQ7 / BMW iX / Cadillac Lyriq / Chevrolet Bolt EUV Chevrolet Silverado 1500 / Ford F-150 Lightning / Genesis GV60 / Genesis GV80 / GMC Sierra 1500 / Honda HR-V Honda Ridgeline / Hyundai Kona N / Hyundai Palisade / Hyundai Santa Cruz / Jeep Grand Cherokee / Jeep Grand Wagoneer Kia Carnival / Kia Niro / Kia Sportage / Land Rover Range Rover / Lexus RX / Mazda CX-5 / Mazda CX-50 Mercedes-Benz EQB / Nissan Ariya / Nissan Rogue / Rivian R1S / Toyota Corolla Cross / Toyota Sequoia / Toyota Tundra
Three years in, the Ford Bronco still shows it’s worthy of the hype.
The just-enough-truck Ford Maverick proves to be just right.
The Genesis GV70 shines bright.
It’s easy to recommend the Honda CR-V to friends and relatives.
With quick charging and fun style, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 busts EV stigma.
A high-performance version hoists the Kia EV6 to greatness.
The Kia Telluride elevates the everyday.
The Porsche Macan is an SUV that drives like a sedan—a very sporty sedan.
The Ram 1500 is the picture of modern American luxury and versatility.
The great-driving and fully capable Rivian R1T is a perfect pickup.
Speed Complex • AMG’s new C63 shuns tradition with an F1-inspired four-cylinder plug-in-hybrid powertrain.
A Little X-tra • Highs: No big-nose BMW grille, intriguing interior design, good ol’ gas burner. Lows: Novocained steering and brake feel, challenging screen-based climate controls, some slack in the throttle response.
Air Apparent • Highs: Abundantly quick, range still impresses, expansive rear seat. Lows: Less expensive but still expensive, skip the $10K driver-assist pack.
Call Me by My (New) Name • Audi gives its flagship electric SUV a more fitting moniker, along with...