Tag: compact cars

2018 Audi A4 Allroad, A5 Coupe, A5 Sportback named Top Safety Picks by IIHS

A trio of Audis drove home with safety accolades from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety earlier this week. Though the three cars bearing the four-ring badge didn’t earn the highest marks from the institute, the 2018 A4 Allroad and redesigned 2018 Audi A5 Coupe and A5 Sportback performed admirably […]

Video: Chevrolet reveals Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition Camaro sports car

Next year marks Chevrolet and Hot Wheels 50th anniversary of working together to create some of the flashiest finger powered vehicles the toy industry has ever seen. To celebrate, General Motors has decided to reverse its role in that partnership as the inspiration for the toy maker’s cars. This week […]

First Look: Reflective of true luxury, the 2019 Genesis G70 saves you time and simplifies your life

Genesis is now a three-sedan luxury brand in a world voracious for SUVs. The long-awaited 2019 Genesis G70, an entry-level sport sedan sharing its platform and powertrains with the arguably more compelling 2018 Kia Stinger, debuted overnight in Seoul at a “festival” attended by 15,000 people and headlined by Gwen […]

First Look: BMW gets sporty and stylish with refreshed 2018 i3 and all-new i3s

As federal emission regulations tighten in the U.S. and around the world for that matter, electrification isn’t so much an option for global automakers as it is an unofficial mandate that they’re being arm-twisted into accepting. Despite the ravenous excitement around Tesla’s Models S, X and 3, mainstream manufacturers still […]

First Drive: Redesigned for 2018, the Kia Rio proves cheap doesn’t mean crap

The last year has been a busy one for Kia. The South Korea-based automaker has introduced an all-new version of its full-size Cadenza sedan, put a new turbocharged engine in its top-selling Soul multi-activity vehicle, and is slowly launching the head-turning Stinger sports sedan. Not to be ignored is the […]

Flash Drive: Does the 2019 Genesis G70 Sport have what it takes to compete in the entry-luxury sport sedan segment?

Genesis revealed its luxury compact 2019 G70 sedan in Seoul this week, and I had a front row seat for the festivities. Following introductions of an array of executives with exotic names and luxury-brand pedigrees (Bentley, Lamborghini, Mercedes are all mentioned in the intros), the BMW 3 Series fighter was […]

The 2018 Mustang GT with the Performance Pack Level 2 levels the playing field against the Camaro SS 1LE

Never has there been a better time to be a red-blooded American car enthusiast. The Chevrolet Camaro, the Dodge Challenger, and the Ford Mustang, nameplates that date back half a century give or take a few years, are faster, better to drive, and more technologically sophisticated than ever before. And […]