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Review: Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

(Alternate Title: Let's Take a Break from Car Company Scandals For a Second and Actually Talk About Some Cars.)

Fast Times in the All-New Mazda Miata

The fourth-generation MX-5 is a return to basics, with reduced weight (and a smaller-displacement) but more power and lots of go-for-it gutsiness. 

E-Golf Revisited: 2200 Miles Later

Has the e-Golf managed to win over a skeptic? Jamie Kitman checks in 2200 miles later.

The E-Golf Test Drive

"Nor should we forget that whatever the naysayers might think, moving emissions to a remote location that’s not directly in another motorist’s face is a signal good and positive courtesy in its own right. To test this proposition, ask yourself: would I, riding on an airplane, like to be sitting next to the guy who’s cutting mega-farts or at the other end of the cabin? I rest my case."

I Sing the Golf Electric. And the New GTi, Too.

The Volkswagen Golf, neé Rabbit, turns the big 4-0 in the United States and VW is marking the occasion with the launch of a series of Golfs manufactured in its new Mexican plant. Some are roomier, somer are cheaper...and some are even electric.

McLaren Reboot

McLaren aims to rebound from the disastrous sales it posted of 2011's MP4-12C with that car's newer, prettier, more talented sibling, the 650S. Jamie Kitman reports from the 2014 NAIAS.

Jaguar's One-Percent Solution

Jamie Kitman's rich for a day... and lovin' it, driving Jaguar's new F-Type. Added bonus? Watch as he takes, "The journalist's line."

J aguar F-type Coupe R
Jaguar F-type Coupe R

Volvo V60 Diesel Hybrid: The “It” Car that Isn’t

This plug-in diesel hybrid gives devotees of Volvo wagons a million reasons to celebrate. But don't pop the champagne cork just yet...there's a big catch.

Think Smaller: Driving the XL1

When Dr. Ferdinand Piëch says, "Jump", VW asks, "How high?" The result: A car that is capable of driving 100 km on 1 liter of fuel...and then some.

Driving VW's Astonishing 200 MPG XL1

It's the most aerodynamic, fuel-efficient car in the world, and $145,000 buys you bragging rights. But only in Europe, alas.


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