Test Ride: 2021 Aprilia Tuono 660

An impressive Italian machine imbued with emotion

Many motorcycle companies share a common history of having started out manufacturing bicycles—many before World War I, others in the years leading up to World War II. Founded in Noale, Italy in 1946 as a bike manufacturer, Aprilia is one of the younger companies out there and they didn’t start producing motorcycles until Ivano Beggio took the reins from his father in 1968. Even then, …

Royal Enfield’s Versatile, Enjoyable + Accessible Himalayan Motorcycle

This dual-sport machine provides plenty of bliss on and off the pavement

It’s important to understand that Royal Enfield bikes are not typically designed for the American market. With the exception of the INT650 Twin and GT650 Twin, Royal Enfield makes single-cylinder, low-displacement motorcycles well-suited to heavy urban use and the occasional longer jaunt. Globally speaking—and certainly in India, where Royal Enfields have been entirely manufactured since 1962—this approach makes sense as the populations of dense cities …

Test Drive: 2020 Porsche 718 Cayman

Carving up our favorite canyon roads in the Los Angeles area in the automaker's second least expensive vehicle

We’ve been (temporarily) handed the keys to some remarkably exclusive and outrageous sports cars, but the truth remains: we’re most satisfied by simplicity. And nobody does simple like German automakers, especially Porsche. The brand has a very particular way of making entertainment a function of all their cars, from entry-level to ultra-luxury. Such is the case with the 2020 718 Cayman, the second least expensive …