Test Drive: 2023 Nissan Z

Nostalgia and modernity combine in this appealing new sports car

When driving the 2023 Nissan Z at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway and through the surrounding mountains, we’re called back to the era when the 240Z and later the 280Z were all the rage in the US. It’s been a long time since then and the entire landscape of car-making has changed considerably, yet there’s a prevalent nostalgia for the 1980s and ’90s. It makes …

Designing the Sonus Faber Omnia Speaker System

With two trademarked technologies, this sophisticated device marries digital and organic elements within one elevated object

Italian speaker manufacturer Sonus Faber has been hand-making audio equipment for over 40 years and their very first speaker, called the Snail, was an all-in-one unit. The pioneering brand made a second iteration of the Snail in 2016, but the Omnia wireless speaker system—launching today—marks a new phase for a company that’s mostly been for serious audiophiles. We tested the Omnia in advance of the …

The Approachable, Accessible 2022 Honda Navi

This practical mini moto is less intimidating and more affordable

The 2022 Honda Navi is a new breed of motorcycle. Priced at $1,800, it’s less expensive than a lot of electric bicycles, but can go 45mph and gets 110 miles per gallon. It’s also more affordable than a lot of scooters that happen to be far slower. And, because Honda wants to push the Navi as user-friendly transportation, there’s no clutch: this bike gets a …