Tag: reviews

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Apr 07, 2016

At One with the Rain in a Polaris Slingshot

Jim Motavalli

This three-wheeled motorcycle/sports car thingy is serious fun--until the skies open up.

motorcycles reviews

Hyundai Elantra brake problems
Apr 21, 2016

This Week's Turd of the Week

Car Talk Car Complaints

Brake problems, suspension issues, and electrical woes won this week's top dishonor for this surprise contender. Find out which car is Car Talk's Turd of the Week, right here.

reviews brakes Hyundai Elantra 2013

2017 Mini Cooper Clubman is a small wagon
Mar 31, 2016

The New Mini Clubman: Bigger Than Ever

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

The redesigned Mini Clubman. For better or worse, the small wagon is bigger than ever. Read the full review here. 

reviews wagons MINI Cooper Clubman 2017

Car reviews from real people.
Mar 14, 2016

Car Talk Owner Reviews

Staff Blog

Car Talk fans talk about their cars. The funniest comments from actual reviews, right here.


2016 Volkswagen e-Golf
Feb 17, 2016

E-Golf Extended Test: Can It Hack a New York Winter?

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Volkswagen -- the company -- has 99 problems, conservatively speaking. But VW’s electric car, that is to say the silk blue metallic e-Golf SEL premium we’ve been testing for the past eight months and 11,080 miles, isn’t one of them.  

winter reviews electric vehicles Volkswagen e-Golf

Dec 07, 2015

"Bikes vs. Cars": A Film That Fights the Tyranny of the Tailpipe

Jim Motavalli

In Toronto, a biker or pedestrian is hit in traffic every three hours; someone is killed every seven hours. Los Angeles and São Paulo, Brazil are no better, but Copenhagen is paradise for two wheelers, the new movie says.

bicycles infrastructure reviews

FCA Alfa Romeo 4C
Oct 02, 2015

Review: Alfa Romeo 4C Spider

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

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

reviews Alfa Romeo 4C

Elgin Park: Visual Memories of Midcentury America at 1/24th Scale
Sep 09, 2015

Book Review - Elgin Park: Visual Memories of Midcentury America at 1/24th Scale

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Jamie Lincoln Kitman reviews Elgin Park: Visual Memories of Midcentury America at 1/24th Scale by Michael Paul Smith and Gail K. Ellison.


Jul 28, 2015

Fast Times in the All-New Mazda Miata

Jim Motavalli

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. 

reviews Mazda Miata 2016

Bosch charger for the Volkswagen e-Golf
Jul 16, 2015

E-Golf Revisited: 2200 Miles Later

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

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

electric vehicles reviews Volkswagen e-Golf