Test Drive: 2018 Ford Mustang

A leaner, meaner and more athletic update to the iconic car

When it was first introduced in 1964, the Mustang quickly became a hero and inspired a new class of sporty coupe; the “pony car” was soon chased down the track by followers that included the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, and Pontiac Firebird—all of which gained notoriety for their low prices and high performance. Now in its sixth generation, the 2018 Ford Mustang, this iconic sportscar …

Test Drive: 2018 Audi TT RS and RS3

We drive both models on the track at Lime Rock Park

Driving around Lime Rock Park, we think we’re fast. But then we sit with Hans-Joachim Stuck. He’s fast. The Le Mans racer knows how to push the five cylinders of the new 2018 Audi TT RS coupe and RS 3 sedan to carve the edges of sweeping and undulating tarmac. With 400 horses and 354 lb.-ft. of torque and no turbo lag, it’s a blisteringly …

Bollinger Motor’s B1 Electric Sport Utility Truck

An entrepreneur's solution for the high-tech vehicle he couldn't find

The global reveal of Bollinger Motors‘ B1 sport utility truck (SUT) at the Classic Car Club of Manhattan wasn’t simply an opportunity to showcase the world’s first all-electric SUT, but also the culmination of a childhood dream of Bollinger Motors’ founder Robert Bollinger. The clean-cut entrepreneur, who just turned 50, described the “emotional journey” as he detailed the inspiration for the innovative prototype that was …

Test Drive: 2018 Volvo XC60

Scandinavian-influenced design meets high-tech safety and luxury in this new model

Motoring along a two-lane roadway in Catalonia that coils through small Spanish villages, the views of Montserrat—a majestic, multi-peaked rocky range located near the port city of Barcelona—are dramatic. The Scandinavian-inspired interior of the car we’re driving, the 2018 Volvo XC60, is also splendid. The aim of the vehicle is to shelter its driver and passengers in a sanctuary of tranquil luxury (with plenty of …

Test Drive: 2018 Audi SQ5

This sporty SUV is premium and powerful, and ultimately practical

Vancouver Island, BC—situated in the Pacific Northwest—is a picturesque location to test drive German automaker Audi’s newest small, upscale SUV. The island is rich with history and culture, and its landscape is nothing short of breathtaking. We drove the 2018 SQ5 from Victoria to the scenic fishing village of Tofino, located at the northern tip of the peninsula and a popular tourist destination for outdoor …