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Backfires • The joyful noise of the commentariat, rebutted sporadically by Ed.
Jessica Lynn Walker
NOW WE WAIT
Car and Driver
Speed Shop • A roundup of the top new radar detectors so you don’t have to spend $1600 to figure out which one best suits your needs.
Aston Martin V8 Vantage (2006-16)
These Tiny Parts Are Causing Big Issues for Automakers
Spark of Genius • Maserati’s new V-6 burns fuel faster in the pursuit of efficiency and incredible power density.
We Love the ’90s • Interest in cars from the 1990s is booming, and 2021 could be their biggest year yet.
Salvaging Saab • A dealer in Winnabow, North Carolina, keeps Saab’s orphaned cars and avant-garde spirit alive.
Adult Education • The freedom of a driver’s license thrills at any age.
GOOD DOG • DO WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO TO BLOCK OUT THE GRILLE AND JUST DRIVE THE BMW M4.
the new normal • VOLKSWAGEN BUILDS AN ORDINARY COMPACT CROSSOVER FOR THE ELECTRIC AGE.
OUT RAGE MACHINES • AUDI, BMW, AND MERCEDES STIR UP DRAMA WITH CRAZY-EXPENSIVE AND INSANELY QUICK FOUR-DOORS MASQUERADING AS COUPES.
2020 KIA TELLURIDE • Long-Term Test AFTER TRACKING EVERY FILL-UP, SERVICE, PROBLEM, COMPLAINT, DENT, AND DOG HAIR, CAR AND DRIVER PRESENTS THE 40,000-MILE EVALUATION.
Rants and Raves
A Remarkably Unremarkable Stay
Fleet Files • HERE’S HOW OUR OTHER LONG-TERM VEHICLES ARE FARING IN THEIR 40,000-MILE TRIALS:
Hydrogen’s Bombshell • Hydrogen fuel-cell technology has been pitched as a cleanenergy solution that could free us from the inconvenience of charging battery-electric vehicles. But for the Californian early adopters who bought or leased hydrogen-powered Hondas, Hyundais, and Toyotas, the most abundant element in the universe has become maddeningly hard to find.
Already Taycan • Audi’s new e-tron shares a lot with Porsche’s EV.
Participation Trofeo • A Ferrari-bred V-8 in a mid-size sedan.
Operatic Themes • Jumping on the bandwagon, Infiniti gives its compact SUV the low-roof treatment.
Spin Class • Highs: Fierce acceleration, fun dual-clutch, solid value. Lows: Lack of traction, no all-wheel drive, did we mention it needs more traction?
Sizing Up • Chevy stretches the Bolt into a crossover.
CAR 1990 LEXUS LS400 AND DRIVER NATASHA ADAMS