Test Drive: 2020 Cadillac XT6

A three-row luxe alternative to the brand's more truck-like Escalade

Pulling away from Washington DC’s National Mall toward the green woods of Northern Virginia, there’s a calming near-silence in the cabin of the 2020 Cadillac XT6. The ride is smooth too, the result of a lot of chassis engineering ensures road vibration doesn’t translate to the cabin. New Cadillac-specific Bose speakers offer noise-cancelling technology. Details like these matter most to buyers of Cadillac‘s new three-row crossover, …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Packaging made from soap, a seesaw at the border, the women who invented popular music and more

Bright Pink Seesaw Unites People at US-Mexico Border A set of neon pink seesaws along the US-Mexico border (in Sunland Park and Ciudad Juárez, respectively) have been installed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello—who work together as Rael San Fratello. The installation—called “Teetertotter Wall”—is playful and powerfully defiant. Rael calls it the “literal fulcrum for the US-Mexico relations” where it’s blindingly clear that “the …

Test Drive: Lamborghini Huracan EVO

The company's smartest iteration yet blends masterful performance with intelligent design

Just 2.5 miles of asphalt make up the road circuit known as Big Willow at the classic high desert track, Willow Springs, but they’re certainly not for the faint of heart. Affectionately dubbed the “fastest track in the west” and revered for its demanding old-school layout, Big Willow features not one, but two sweeping double apex corners, each with undulations that must be respected. It …