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First Spin: 2022 Infiniti QX60

First Spin: 2022 Infiniti QX60

2022 Infiniti QX60 Autograph The product-planning teams at major automakers typically develop detailed demographic profiles of the consumers they’re targeting with their new vehicles, sometimes going so far as to create a hypothetical ideal target customer. Infiniti...

Forgotten Concept: Mercury Marauder Convertible

Forgotten Concept: Mercury Marauder Convertible

Mercury Marauder Concept This is an installment in a series of posts looking back on show cars that we feel deserved a little more attention than they got. If you have a suggestion for a Forgotten Concept topic, please shoot us a line or leave a comment below. Mercury...

Favorite Car Ads: 1976 Ford Mustang II

Favorite Car Ads: 1976 Ford Mustang II

1976 Ford Mustang II I had this ad taped up in my high-school locker during my senior year. Not because I was a Mustang II fan—I was not—but because this ad so plainly laid bare how desperately Ford wanted their pony car to perceived as European and high tech, which...

What Happens When Your Car is Repossessed?

What Happens When Your Car is Repossessed?

By Jim Flammang Should we be scared of the “repo man?” In caper films and comedy TV series, the fellow who shows up at your driveway to snatch your car is typically depicted as a nefarious intruder, laughing at the law as he speeds away with your vehicle in tow. All...

First drive review: 2022 Genesis G70 ramps up the style as it grows up

First drive review: 2022 Genesis G70 ramps up the style as it grows up

Genesis is done with understated designs. The South Korean luxury brand has metaphorically moved into its toddler years with the associated kicking, screaming, and demand for your attention right this very second. Sounds like my five- and seven-year olds. For the 2022...

Test Drive: 2021 Toyota Sienna Platinum AWD

Test Drive: 2021 Toyota Sienna Platinum AWD

2021 Toyota Sienna Platinum AWD in “Cypress” green 2021 Toyota Sienna Platinum AWD Class: Minivan Miles Driven: 1492 Fuel Used: 42.5 gallons Real-world fuel economy: 35.1 mpg Driving mix: 15% city, 85% highway EPA-estimated fuel...

Test Drive: 2021 BMW 430i xDrive Coupe

Test Drive: 2021 BMW 430i xDrive Coupe

2021 BMW 430i xDrive Coupe in Portimao Blue Metallic (a $550 option) 2021 BMW 430i xDrive Coupe Class: Premium Sporty/Performance Car Miles driven: 265 Fuel used: 9.8 gallons Real-world fuel economy: 27.0 mpg CG Report Card Room and ComfortB-...

First drive review: 2022 Porsche Macan and Macan S emphasize the drive

First drive review: 2022 Porsche Macan and Macan S emphasize the drive

There’s no point fussing about: if you want the best driving small luxury SUV full-stop, then you’re buying a Porsche Macan.  Dynamically, it’s the most satisfying vehicle to drive in this segment, and a day spent in Los Angeles testing out the refreshed 2022...

Car Stuff Dead Pool: 2021-2022 List

Car Stuff Dead Pool: 2021-2022 List

As consumers continue to reject cars in favor of crossovers and SUVs, and auto manufacturers begin to consolidate their product portfolios to make space for electric vehicles, slow-selling models are being trimmed from carmaker lineups at an impressive clip. Peruse...