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 …

Test Drive: 2022 All-Electric Kia EV6

The company's first dedicated electric vehicle, this compact crossover feels familiar and brand new

It’s been fascinating to watch the evolution of Kia, especially over the past 10 years. For those who remember the brand’s introduction in 1992, it almost defies belief that the same company that brought us the Sephia now brings us vehicles that are stunning, powerful and desirable. It would be easy to give all the credit to Peter Schreyer (the former VW designer credited with …

Test Drive: 2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1

The fastest pickup truck ever made

Billed as the first “electric super-truck,” the Hummer EV Edition 1 is different than its original from the ’90s—thanks to its 24-module Ultium battery pack—but it’s still a humungous, street legal rollercoaster. Unlikely as it may be as an everyday car, the 4.5-ton vehicle is exciting to be in. Never mind the much-publicized numbers associated with it (1,000hp, 1,200 lb-ft torque, zero to 60 in three …