First drive review: 2020 Toyota Camry and Avalon TRD inject fun into the family sedan

10 Sep
2020 Toyota Camry TRDIt’s 102 sweltering degrees at Texas Motor Speedway and I’m driving a 2020 Toyota Camry family sedan on an autocross. Not only that, but the next car I’ll toss from sharp, chalk-outlined corner to corner is a 2020 Toyota Avalon, a car with a famously elderly audience. What world is this? It’s a world where Toyota has found...

First drive review: 2020 Toyota Camry and Avalon TRD inject fun into the family sedan

10 Sep
2020 Toyota Camry TRDIt’s 102 sweltering degrees at Texas Motor Speedway and I’m driving a 2020 Toyota Camry family sedan on an autocross. Not only that, but the next car I’ll toss from sharp, chalk-outlined corner to corner is a 2020 Toyota Avalon, a car with a famously elderly audience. What world is this? It’s a world where Toyota has found...

2020 Chevrolet Camaro

29 Aug
2020 Chevrolet CamaroThe 2020 Chevrolet Camaro has graduated from pony/muscle car to true sports car. It uses a premium architecture shared with Cadillac that helps provide not only agility but feel. All of its engines are powerful, and its V-8s are the stuff of gearhead dreams. Outward visibility and interior space are drawbacks, but they are offset by retro cool...

2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD

27 Aug
2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD AT4The 2020 GMC Sierra HD is meant for work. It tows, it hauls, it carries passengers and cargo from one destination to the other, and it does it with a combination of brutish strength and upscale luxury. Redesigned for 2020, the Sierra HD is bigger than ever, more opulent than ever, and can haul more than ever. It also offers a series of cameras and...

2020 Chevrolet Corvette preview

19 Jul
2020 Chevrolet Corvette StingrayThe father of the Chevrolet Corvette, engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov, had the idea in 1957. Some 62 years later it’s become a reality: The Corvette is now a mid-engine car. The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, the so-called C8 generation, has switched to a mid-engine design in a quest to elevate America’s sports car to supercar...

2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 4-Door Coupe

7 Mar
2019 Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door CoupeThe 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT 4-Door Coupe isn’t a coupe or even a sedan. It’s a hatchback or a fastback, and it’s one of the fastest, best-performing four-doors on the planet. The third car developed specifically for Mercedes’ AMG performance arm, the AMG GT 4-Door Coupe is a rival for the Porsche Panamera and BMW M5. It...

2019 Chevrolet Corvette

28 Feb
2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette is an American icon and a performance bargain that is offered in a variety of flavors. It comes in Stingray, Grand Sport, Z06, and the new ZR1 models, as well as coupe and convertible body styles. Performance rises as you move up the ladder. We rate the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette a 7.2 out of 10. It scores well for...

2019 Chevrolet Camaro

22 Feb
2019 Chevrolet Camaro Turbo 1LE first driveForget what you know about the Camaro’s pony car and muscle car past. The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro is now a full-fledged sports car. Based on an architecture shared with Cadillac, the Camaro is light and nimble, and it offers a variety of powertrains that vary from perky to thunderous. It even rides pretty well for a sports car, though the...

2019 Porsche Macan

6 Feb
2019 Porsche MacanThe Porsche Macan is a compact luxury crossover that’s related to the Audi Q5, or at least it was. The Q5 moved onto a new platform while the Macan stuck with its existing underpinnings despite a 2019 update. This year, base and S trims stick around with improved connectivity, engines, and handling. That works in its favor since the 2019...

2020 Porsche 911

26 Jan
2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S, Valencia, Spain, January 2019 The Porsche 911 is a sports car icon and one of the longest-running nameplates in automotive history. It delivers near-supercar performance and only improves with the introduction of the eighth-generation model for 2020. The “992-generation” 911 debuts first as 911 Carrera S and 4S models in coupe and convertible body styles. Base, T...