First Drives Archive

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					    It's more comfortable, more efficient, and easier to live with than traditional pickups. But will it sell?Continue reading ​2017 Honda Ridgeline First Drive
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    ​2017 Honda Ridgeline First Drive

    Filed under: Honda,First Drives,Truck It's more comfortable, more efficient, and easier to live with than traditional pickups. But will it sell?Continue reading ​2017 Honda Ridgeline First Drive ​2017 Honda Ridgeline...

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  • Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Videos, Dodge, First Drives, New Car Reviews

Darrell Waltrip once said, "If the lion didn't bite the tamer every once in a while, it wouldn't be exciting." The sentiment behind that aphorism is causing my adrenal gland...

    2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat [w/videos]

    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Videos, Dodge, First Drives, New Car Reviews Darrell Waltrip once said, "If the lion didn't bite the tamer every once in a while, it wouldn't be exciting." The sentiment behind that aphorism is causing my adrenal gland...

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  • Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Videos, Dodge, First Drives, New Car Reviews

Darrell Waltrip once said, "If the lion didn't bite the tamer every once in a while, it wouldn't be exciting." The sentiment behind that aphorism is causing my adrenal gland...

    2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat [w/videos]

    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Videos, Dodge, First Drives, New Car Reviews Darrell Waltrip once said, "If the lion didn't bite the tamer every once in a while, it wouldn't be exciting." The sentiment behind that aphorism is causing my adrenal gland...

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  • Filed under: Hybrid, Hatchback, Audi, First Drives, Electric

Over the years, we've had a chance to test a lot of Audi E-Tron vehicles, from very early all-electric prototypes (back then we only got to sit in the passenger seat) to the A6 L E-Tron PHEV...

    2015 Audi A3 E-Tron [w/video]

    Filed under: Hybrid, Hatchback, Audi, First Drives, Electric Over the years, we've had a chance to test a lot of Audi E-Tron vehicles, from very early all-electric prototypes (back then we only got to sit in the passenger seat) to the A6 L E-Tron PHEV...

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  • Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Aston Martin, First Drives, Luxury

Only one thing is going through my mind as I blast down the Autobahn at 170 miles per hour: If someone were to give me $100,000 today, I'd go buy a new Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT tomo...

    2015 Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT

    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Aston Martin, First Drives, Luxury Only one thing is going through my mind as I blast down the Autobahn at 170 miles per hour: If someone were to give me $100,000 today, I'd go buy a new Aston Martin V8 Vantage GT tomo...

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  • Filed under: Sedan, Hyundai, First Drives, New Car Reviews

Completely redesigning a vehicle competing in a fiercely contested segment requires delicately balancing styling, performance, safety, efficiency, innovation, passenger comfort and pricing, wh...

    2015 Hyundai Sonata

    Filed under: Sedan, Hyundai, First Drives, New Car Reviews Completely redesigning a vehicle competing in a fiercely contested segment requires delicately balancing styling, performance, safety, efficiency, innovation, passenger comfort and pricing, wh...

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  • Filed under: Performance, Wagon, Jaguar, First Drives, Luxury

We'd consider giving up vital organs for the opportunity to drive any number of vehicles on the Nürburgring: supercars, racecars, track cars, even hot hatches... but a station wagon? T...

    2014 Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake

    Filed under: Performance, Wagon, Jaguar, First Drives, Luxury We'd consider giving up vital organs for the opportunity to drive any number of vehicles on the Nürburgring: supercars, racecars, track cars, even hot hatches... but a station wagon? T...

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  • Filed under: Minivan/Van, Truck, Work, Ford, First Drives, Diesel

As a segment, fullsize vans are stealth-fighter invisible on most consumers' radar. Visit a dealership for any of the four brands that offer them and you'll be lucky to find even one on...

    2015 Ford Transit

    Filed under: Minivan/Van, Truck, Work, Ford, First Drives, Diesel As a segment, fullsize vans are stealth-fighter invisible on most consumers' radar. Visit a dealership for any of the four brands that offer them and you'll be lucky to find even one on...

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  • Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Ferrari, First Drives, Luxury

I'll never forget the day I bought my very first Ferrari. It was a bright-red F40, I'd saved up for it for what felt like an eternity and I couldn't wait to get home so I could park ...

    2015 Ferrari California T [w/video]

    Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Ferrari, First Drives, Luxury I'll never forget the day I bought my very first Ferrari. It was a bright-red F40, I'd saved up for it for what felt like an eternity and I couldn't wait to get home so I could park ...

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  • Filed under: Performance, Hatchback, Volkswagen, First Drives

The whine of the turbocharger. The gentle whoosh of the hatchback's hydraulic lift supports. The mechanical ratcheting and clack of the parking brake. The growling exhaust note with that oc...

    2015 Volkswagen GTI

    Filed under: Performance, Hatchback, Volkswagen, First Drives The whine of the turbocharger. The gentle whoosh of the hatchback's hydraulic lift supports. The mechanical ratcheting and clack of the parking brake. The growling exhaust note with that oc...

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  • Filed under: Sedan, Subaru, First Drives

Subaru has a problem on its six-starred hands, but you wouldn't know it at first glance. Sales are up; in fact, the Japanese automaker has recorded 28-straight months of increased sales in the United States, le...

    2015 Subaru Legacy

    Filed under: Sedan, Subaru, First Drives Subaru has a problem on its six-starred hands, but you wouldn't know it at first glance. Sales are up; in fact, the Japanese automaker has recorded 28-straight months of increased sales in the United States, le...

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  • Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Lamborghini, First Drives, Luxury

It was probably the best headache I've ever had in my life. A spicy combination of Lamborghini's superlative new 2015 Huracán LP 610-4, fast-as-you-can-drive laps of the tricky ...

    2015 Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4

    Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Lamborghini, First Drives, Luxury It was probably the best headache I've ever had in my life. A spicy combination of Lamborghini's superlative new 2015 Huracán LP 610-4, fast-as-you-can-drive laps of the tricky ...

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