Test Drive: 2020 BMW M8 Competition Coupe

This sporty car's exaggerated dimensions work harmoniously

Sometimes a car can hit your eye exactly right; the 2020 BMW M8 Competition is one of those cars. At nearly 16 feet long, and with only two doors, its stretched-out proportions look like something a talented 10-year-old car fanatic might draw: exaggerated in such a way that the dimensions are simply right. We don’t always feel that way about current BMW designs—the M3 sedan …

Jaguar’s Revised F-Type Surprises on the Back Roads of Portugal

Test-driving reveals much about two variations of the new-generation vehicle

In Portugal, driving two variations of the new-generation Jaguar F-Type, we remembered that sometimes a car will surprise you. The F-Type R, with a 5.0-liter V-8 engine, has a starting price of more than $103,000. The other is a four-cylinder model—less interestingly named the P300—which starts at a more approachable $61,600. It’s that one—the less obvious example—that brings us the surprise. We’re on back roads …

Torching Arctic Ice in Porsche’s First All-Electric Car

A vehicle that dominates what would otherwise be an unforgiving environment

“The amount of torque in this car will simply obliterate the ice,” an instructor at the Porsche Ice Experience tells us. “So please try not to stomp on the accelerator.” We’re in the Taycan Turbo S, Porsche’s first ever all-electric vehicle. This is a revolution for the Stuttgart-based automaker—a four-door sedan using two electric motors that individually power the front and rear axles. If maximum …