Swede Deuce: Polestar 2 EV Adds Base 2WD and Mid-Level AWD Trims

It’s safe to say the Polestar 2 wasn’t the Tesla competitor we hoped it would be. As we discovered during our 2021 Car of the Year testing, we found the Polestar sedan cost too much compared to its competition, rode rather harshly, and offered limited driving range relative to the similarly sized Tesla Model 3. …

2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Manual First Test: Don’t Call It Hot

Hot hatchbacks get all the love. Rightfully so; hot hatches such as the venerable Volkswagen Golf GTI and Honda Civic Type R can deliver enthusiasts a driving experience that rivals “proper” sports cars, without sacrificing the usable versatility of a roomy hatchback. The GTI and Type R are excellent vehicles, but plenty of drivers are …

2020 Mazda 3 Hatchback Yearlong Review: The Verdict

What a difference a year makes. We’ll admit that some of us struggled to immediately embrace the fourth-generation Mazda 3, which marked the automaker’s pivot from its sporty image to a viable alternative to established luxury brands. But after 14 months and 19,283 miles with our 2020 Mazda 3 hatchback, we close its logbook filled …

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Leaves Car Event, Immediately Tips Over Chevy Silverado

At a Cars and Coffee meet in Loveland, Colorado, a Dodge Challenger Hellcat driver decided to let loose the full power of the car’s supercharged 6.2-liter V-8. What happens next won’t surprise most car enthusiasts. Maybe a few hundred feet from where the driver opens up the throttle, the rear tires lose traction and the …

Essentially Brand-New 1983 Volkswagen Beetle from Mexico Asks Fifty Grand

Only on Craigslist can you find a pile of junk for free, a lost and found advertisement for a cat named “Taco,” an apartment rental, and a haiku discussion forum. Often the place of strange listings, Craigslist also is where a 1983 Volkswagen Beetle with only 122 miles on the odometer is currently listed for …

Hyundai Heritage Series Pony First Look: The 1980s Hatch Remastered

Grab a saddle, because Hyundai’s got a Pony that’s just begging for a ride. The company’s Heritage Series Pony is a chic and contemporary take on its first foray into the automotive space. This Pony hatchback, though, is more than just a restomod with a modern electric heart—it’s also a piece of art. Yes, Heritage …

How Does the 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV Compare to an H2?

Hummers are big, right? Duh, you’re thinking, that’s not news. Always were, always will be. It’s not, and you’re right: the 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV is a big, big vehicle—just like its unabashedly, proudly oversized predecessor, the 2003–2009 Hummer H2. Debuting just a few years after the first-generation Toyota Prius, the first non-military Hummer …

MG Shows Off Electric Cyberster Sportscar Concept for Shanghai Show

So far the EV revolution has largely resulted in the electrification of practical vehicles, with most new debuts taking the shape of sedans, SUVs, or trucks. Since the original Tesla Roadster, we haven’t seen much in the mainstream two-seater department. British automaker MG, known by enthusiasts for its heritage as a maker of small convertible …

2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible First Look: A Million Miles of Headroom

The 200-mph barrier is a big deal. While the recently announced Bentley Continental GT Speed coupe can break that barrier with ease, it now can do so with its top down thanks to the arrival of the Continental GT Speed Convertible. <!– –> Mechanically, the GT Speed ‘vert is identical to the coupe that broke …