Test Drive: 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave

Barreling over the mud and rocks of the Poconos in this fun new truck

Barreling through a mud pit filled with dark, soupy water is a bad idea. Particularly if you’re in a convertible. While that’s common knowledge, the particular convertible we do this in is a Jeep pickup: the 2020 Gladiator Mojave, a special model designed to blast over ruts and rough ground at high speeds. And like its close cousin, the Wrangler, the top comes off. From …

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 …

Test Drive: 2020 Audi S4

The impressive sedan hustles along Southern California's meandering desert roads

Look around a shopping center parking lot, residential city street or multilane highway and you’ll see a multitude of crossovers and traditional SUVs. The delineation between segments and body styles has become increasingly blurred with every new generation of these vehicles as automakers try to both anticipate what buyers want and serve each niche within a niche. While there are obvious benefits to crossovers intended …