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2020 Audi Q8

2020 Audi Q8The 2020 Audi Q8 didn’t need to wait long to be crowned the king (or queen) of the automaker’s lineup. After just one year on sale since its introduction last year, the Q8 full-size crossover will be joined in 2020 by fire-breathing performance variants that will help cement its position as the aspirational Audi to buy. The Q8 is...

2021 Jaguar F-Type

2021 Jaguar F-Type R first driveWe’ll skip the tired, “sex on wheels” cliches and titilating metaphors and get right to the point: The 2021 Jaguar F-Type coupe or convertible is highly satisfying and hugely sensual. Dang it. Even we can’t escape the F-Type’s attraction. And we try really hard. With the 2021 F-Type, Jaguar has an aspirational car to...

Genesis tops dependability study, 2021 Toyota Supra gets a boost, 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid MPG: What's New @ The Car Connection

2017 Genesis G90Genesis, Lexus, and Buick top most dependable brands: J.D. Power Hyundai's upstart luxury brand out-Lexuses Lexus in its first full year on a noted dependability survey. New crossover SUVs starting under $30,000 Although nearly every automaker has a new or significantly updated crossover on the way, only a few are expected to start for less than...

Genesis, Lexus, and Buick top most dependable brands: J.D. Power

2020 Genesis G70The most dependable new vehicles are made by Genesis, Lexus, and Buick, according to J.D. Power's annual vehicle dependability study released on Wednesday. The premium brands received far fewer complaints by owners in the first three years of ownership than from owners of other makes. “There’s no question that three-year-old vehicles...

2020 Alfa Romeo 4C

Limited-Edition 2020 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Italia, 2019 Chicago Auto ShowThe riotous 2020 Alfa Romeo 4C snorts like a baby Ferrari and drives like a souped-up Miata. For its incredible handling, ample turbo power, and sizzling Italian style we give it 5.8 out of 10 overall, with points shaved off for the iffy interior, lack of comfort, and rough ride. (Read more about how we rate cars.) For 2020, the 4C (or 4C Spider...