Author: Zac Palmer

The 2025 BMW M2 is here, and with it comes the two-door M automobile’s first big update since launching for the 2023 model yr.  For starters, the 2025 M2 gets a slight power bump from its 3.0-liter twin-turbo inline-six. Output now stands at 473 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque for the six-speed manual, which represents a 20-horse boost. The eight-speed automatic-equipped M2 gets a fair larger boost, as output rises to 473 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque, making the automated a torquier proposition. In consequence of the additional power, each the manual and automatic versions shave 0.1 second…

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Pros: Design is upscale and attention-grabbing; interior space is spectacular; it’s a tech powerhouse Cons: Transmission might be unsmooth at times; no sporty intentions; meager cargo space when using third row The 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe is a legitimately cool vehicle. That isn’t something we’ve been in a position to say about any Santa Fe up until now, and it’s all due to the Hyundai design department putting in some astounding work with this latest iteration of the three-row SUV. Its resemblance to Land Rovers of years past is uncanny, but regardless that it reminds of other SUVs, the box-like…

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MIAMI – Continuing in the identical form he’s had all weekend, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen takes pole for the Miami Grand Prix. With a time of 1:27.241, he’s just over a tenth quicker than Charles Leclerc who finds himself starting in second as he did for the Sprint. Fan favorite here in Miami, Sergio Perez, managed to snag fourth to round out the primary two rows. Daniel Ricciardo could have been the talk of the paddock after the Sprint, but just a number of hours later, he was knocked out in Q1 and can ultimately start dead last due to…

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The 2025 Mercedes-AMG E 53 Hybrid picks up where the previous E 53 left off, but adds an additional electrified spice. That electrified spice is available in plug-in hybrid form, which suggests the medium-rung E-Class AMG comes with each stellar sport sedan performance and an eco slant. Under the hood of this four-door is an updated version of the three.0-liter turbocharged inline-six that now produces 443 horsepower by itself, a rise of 14 horsepower over the previous generation because of a brand new turbo, revised engine software and increased cooling capacities. Nevertheless, that engine is now augmented with a 161-horsepower…

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The Pininfarina Enigma GT just landed on the 2024 Geneva Motor Show, and Enigma is a fairly good name for this funky grand tourer. As you may tell from the photos, the Enigma GT may be very much an idea automobile. It’s here as a preview for more to return by Pininfarina in 2025 where the corporate intends to rejoice its ninety fifth anniversary. This 2+2 Pininfarina gets its motivation via a hydrogen-powered internal combustion engine, which isn’t unheard of, but still not the standard for hydrogen-powered cars lately. Pininfarina says it’s a mid-rear engine layout, which puts the two.5-liter…

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The 2025 Aston Martin Vantage is here, and it’s essentially the most substantial update we’ve seen for the model in quite a while. And in case you thought this was a Super Bowl tie-in due to the timing, we’re sad to say that no, there won’t be an Aston Martin Super Bowl ad that coincides with this release – Aston just decided it was an excellent time to disclose its automotive … a couple of minutes after the large game kicked off. With that said, say goodbye to the old styling and hello to the brand new look that already…

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The 2024 Audi Q8 E-Tron is just one among the nicest, most straightforward luxury EVs you’ll be able to buy. It’s not a whiz-bang, party-trick powerhouse of tech, but that’s completely high quality. Its virtues comparable to an ultra-quiet cabin, sumptuous materials and wonderful tactile surfaces mix to make it a automotive that I’d like to commute in, run errands with or otherwise just enjoy being inside. Audi refreshed this model for 2024, going thus far as to vary its name from E-Tron to Q8 E-Tron. I went on the primary drive to ascertain out Euro-spec versions of the brand…

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — I’m undecided there’s one other latest vehicle on the market that permits you to make an entrance comparable to the 2024 Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600. When ostentatiousness and an expression of wealth are king, absolutely nothing does the trick higher than pulling up within the Maybach’s “Free Driving Assist” mode. For the uninitiated, that’s the bounce mode that uses the SUV’s advanced E-Lively Body Control tech to quite literally bounce you up and down in quick order for a pre-determined period of time. In fact, there’s a slim-to-zero probability anybody uses this mode as originally intended: to…

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Pros: Stellar exterior design; easy-to-use and modern tech; epic ZR2 off-road variant Cons: Interior feels low cost on lower trims; low-output engine is a bummer The 2024 Chevrolet Colorado stands tall as our favourite midsize pickup truck this yr for a number of reasons. For one, it drives exceedingly well with a stout engine, solid ride and superb off-road variants for whatever use case. The inside is jam-packed with tech that each looks great and works even higher. And sure, the lower trims feel a bit low cost, but a base Colorado Work Truck may be had at a respectably…

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Pros: Stellar exterior styling for all trims; punchy powertrain; outstanding AT4X off-road trims; great tech and interior amenities Cons: Just one cab/bed combination; gets expensive quick; firm ride for many trims The 2024 GMC Canyon is a superb midsize pickup. So is the Chevrolet Colorado, its bowtie-branded twin, though with the brand new generation, the Canyon does a greater job than ever of differentiating itself. It starts with the styling where GMC offers a pick-your-own-adventure amongst the varied trims. You may go classy and upscale with a Denali or rugged and mean with the AT4. Off-road junkies can find all…

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