quickspin Archive

  • Filed under: Performance, Crossover, Hatchback, Nissan

As a point of love-it or hate-it styling, the Nissan Juke is king. As a weird, samurai-bullfrog-looking compact crossover with handling chops and a gutsy powertrain, it also has one of the bravest...

    2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS

    Filed under: Performance, Crossover, Hatchback, Nissan As a point of love-it or hate-it styling, the Nissan Juke is king. As a weird, samurai-bullfrog-looking compact crossover with handling chops and a gutsy powertrain, it also has one of the bravest...

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  • Filed under: Performance, Crossover, Hatchback, Nissan

As a point of love-it or hate-it styling, the Nissan Juke is king. As a weird, samurai-bullfrog-looking compact crossover with handling chops and a gutsy powertrain, it also has one of the bravest...

    2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS

    Filed under: Performance, Crossover, Hatchback, Nissan As a point of love-it or hate-it styling, the Nissan Juke is king. As a weird, samurai-bullfrog-looking compact crossover with handling chops and a gutsy powertrain, it also has one of the bravest...

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  • Filed under: Performance, Crossover, Hatchback, Nissan

As a point of love-it or hate-it styling, the Nissan Juke is king. As a weird, samurai-bullfrog-looking compact crossover with handling chops and a gutsy powertrain, it also has one of the bravest...

    2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS

    Filed under: Performance, Crossover, Hatchback, Nissan As a point of love-it or hate-it styling, the Nissan Juke is king. As a weird, samurai-bullfrog-looking compact crossover with handling chops and a gutsy powertrain, it also has one of the bravest...

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  • Filed under: Performance, Europe, Hatchback, Renault, Quick Spins

America may be better known for its muscle cars than its hot hatches, but those who prefer their power sent to the front wheels with a liftgate at the back aren't exactly hurting for ch...

    2014 Renault Clio RS 200 Turbo

    Filed under: Performance, Europe, Hatchback, Renault, Quick Spins America may be better known for its muscle cars than its hot hatches, but those who prefer their power sent to the front wheels with a liftgate at the back aren't exactly hurting for ch...

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  • Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Bentley, Luxury, Quick Spins

There are few things in this world I enjoy more than an enthusiastic drive down tree-lined backroads on a warm summer evening. If you're familiar with the geographic location of Detro...

    2014 Bentley Continental GT V8 S Convertible

    Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Bentley, Luxury, Quick Spins There are few things in this world I enjoy more than an enthusiastic drive down tree-lined backroads on a warm summer evening. If you're familiar with the geographic location of Detro...

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  • Filed under: Sedan, Bentley, Luxury, Quick Spins

Despite Bentley's reputation as a holier-than-thou, ultra-luxury brand, at the end of the day, the Big B is still a business. As such, ongoing trends like powertrain downsizing and model range expansion...

    2015 Bentley Flying Spur V8

    Filed under: Sedan, Bentley, Luxury, Quick Spins Despite Bentley's reputation as a holier-than-thou, ultra-luxury brand, at the end of the day, the Big B is still a business. As such, ongoing trends like powertrain downsizing and model range expansion...

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  • Filed under: Coupe, Sedan, Performance, BMW, Luxury, Quick Spins

It's hard to say what a coupe is anymore. Is it merely a car with two doors? Does it have to have an arching roofline? Do frameless windows count for anything? Can a five-door hatchback ...

    2015 BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe

    Filed under: Coupe, Sedan, Performance, BMW, Luxury, Quick Spins It's hard to say what a coupe is anymore. Is it merely a car with two doors? Does it have to have an arching roofline? Do frameless windows count for anything? Can a five-door hatchback ...

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  • Filed under: Sedan, Performance, BMW, Luxury, Quick Spins

Alpina has been lovingly modifying BMWs for half a century, but as we learned during a tour of the company's HQ in Buchloe, Germany, Alpina has been in the wine distribution business for nearly...

    2015 BMW Alpina B6 xDrive Gran Coupe

    Filed under: Sedan, Performance, BMW, Luxury, Quick Spins Alpina has been lovingly modifying BMWs for half a century, but as we learned during a tour of the company's HQ in Buchloe, Germany, Alpina has been in the wine distribution business for nearly...

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  • Filed under: Hatchback, Scion, Quick Spins

Once upon a time, the Scion brand sought to bring more youthful buyers into the Toyota stable. In the early 2000s, Scion launched with its plucky xA and xB hatchbacks, and a lot of people bought into its affo...

    2014 Scion tC

    Filed under: Hatchback, Scion, Quick Spins Once upon a time, the Scion brand sought to bring more youthful buyers into the Toyota stable. In the early 2000s, Scion launched with its plucky xA and xB hatchbacks, and a lot of people bought into its affo...

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  • Filed under: Sedan, Volvo, Luxury, Quick Spins

For those not paying attention, Volvo has updated its S60 sedan range for 2015 with a new range of engines under the Drive-E label. Wearing the same T5 and T6 badges to note the relative levels of power u...

    2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E

    Filed under: Sedan, Volvo, Luxury, Quick Spins For those not paying attention, Volvo has updated its S60 sedan range for 2015 with a new range of engines under the Drive-E label. Wearing the same T5 and T6 badges to note the relative levels of power u...

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  • Filed under: Hatchback, Audi, Diesel, Luxury, Quick Spins

If you're a frequent reader of car reviews (my money says you are), you've no doubt come across prose about how a car "checks all the right boxes." It's a common phrase - I'm guilty of using it...

    2014 Audi A7 TDI

    Filed under: Hatchback, Audi, Diesel, Luxury, Quick Spins If you're a frequent reader of car reviews (my money says you are), you've no doubt come across prose about how a car "checks all the right boxes." It's a common phrase - I'm guilty of using it...

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  • Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Audi, Luxury, Quick Spins

Drivers are either droptop people or they're not. As most usually aren't - at least as far as the willingness to buy one is concerned - all convertibles tend to remain strictly niche car...

    2014 Audi S3 Cabriolet

    Filed under: Convertible, Performance, Audi, Luxury, Quick Spins Drivers are either droptop people or they're not. As most usually aren't - at least as far as the willingness to buy one is concerned - all convertibles tend to remain strictly niche car...

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