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First Look: 2019 BMW M2 Competition

BMW is no stranger to slicing a pie into ever-thinner pieces, as evidenced by its prolific (some might say confusing) lineup of numerically inconsistent body styles, and its practice of applying coupe terminology to practically anything with four wheels. Now, BMW has taken that power of multiplication to its performance lineup. M Competition is a […]

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Bad Vibrations: More Unfortunate Luck for Our Volvo V90 Long-Termer

El Segundo, California—Our resident long-roofed Scandinavian long-termer, a 2019 Volvo V90 T6 Inscription, has been remarkably unlucky during its stay. Having already suffered the indignities of a parking-lot bumper bash and a stone-cracked windshield, the Volvo now has a new malady caused by forces outside its control: a pair of bent wheels. Fate can be […]

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Five Ways to Tell You’re Driving the 2019 Subaru Forester

The new design isn’t much of a giveaway, even though the 2019 Subaru Forester switches to the Subaru Global Platform that made its debut on the 2017 Impreza. One way to tell you’re driving the fifth generation of this SUV icon is to check your calendar to see if it’s Autumn of 2018, when it […]

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The Two-Rotor, Wankel-Powered Mid-Engine Chevrolet Corvette that Never Was

Though a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette is now headed for production, the idea of a Corvette with such an exotic engine location is nothing new. Several such concepts were created, and at the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance this March, showgoers will be treated to the display of General Motors’ 1973 XP-987 GT—a Corvette concept with […]

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Why the Lamborghini LM002 SUV Might Be the Most Insane ’80s

In the 130-odd years of the automobile’s existence, there really hasn’t been anything quite like the wacky, wild, and wonderful Lamborghini LM002. Leave it to Lambo to out-crazy its own Countach with a gargantuan, V-12–powered, military-spec rock crusher that was as likely to be spotted on Rodeo Drive as in the deserts of Saudi Arabia. […]

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Audi Confirms A4-Sized e-tron GT Electric Sedan

Audi is in the middle of an EV push—many more details on which can be found in our recent report on the state of the brand—and it’s now confirmed it will add an A4-sized electric sedan, according to a report in Autocar. As we’ve reported, the car won’t arrive until 2023 at the earliest, though, […]

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The Nissan Rogue Sport Will Get You There

The 2018.5 Nissan Rogue Sport SV—the .5 denotes a mid-year upgrade with more safety features; the 2019 model is basically the same—is a tweener that slots between the Kicks and the regular Rogue in Nissan’s lineup. As such, it doesn’t really have a direct competitor, instead looking to capture people who might think the subcompacts […]