The First-Ever Toyota GR Corolla

The high-performance hatchback is clear about its sporty intentions

When Akio Toyoda took control of the company that bears his family name his stated goal was to transform Toyota from a rational brand to an emotional one. Toyota, he decided, would need to push its product into new frontiers of performance, design and technology to achieve it. The brand’s newly announced sports car—the first-ever GR Corolla—does all three. Toyota’s first sports all-wheel-drive in 20+ …

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 …

Ethan Lipsitz’s Custom Painted Porsche 928

The LA-based artist's four-wheeled canvases combine two of his greatest passions

After being diagnosed with stage three brain cancer after a sudden seizure in 2017, LA-based visual artist Ethan Lipsitz adjusted his outlook and focus. His main concern was healing. Surgery came first. The tumor was removed but the diagnosis remained. Radiation and chemotherapy followed, and Lipsitz was forced to step down from his job. After a friend asked him to describe his perfect day, and …