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The XE SV Project 8 Wasn’t Quick Enough, So Jaguar Made it Quicker

Back in 2016, before the Giulia had even gone on sale in the U.S., Alfa Romeo made a big announcement. The Quadrifoglio had officially lapped the Nürburgring in 7 minutes and 32 seconds, a record for sedans. At least it was at the time. In November of last year, Jaguar claimed it had broken Alfa’s […]

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Honda’s First Mass-Production EV Will Be This Chinese-Market Crossover

Honda may have been one of the first automakers to offer a gasoline-electric hybrid, introducing the original Insight for the 2000 model year, but it hasn’t been as quick to add battery-electric vehicles to its lineup. Even Honda’s lease-only Clarity EV is only available in certain regions of the U.S. But at Auto China 2018, Honda revealed […]

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2019 BMW M850i xDrive Coupe Prototype Review

Released in 1976, Aerosmith’s fourth album, Rocks, is considered by my counterparts in music journalism to be the band’s rawest and most influential. The same year, BMW was replacing its company-saving Neue Klasse cars with the first-generation 3 and 6 Series coupes, each a major follow-up and wildly influential in its own right. By 1984, […]

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Jaguar XJ50 Celebrates 50 Years of XJ Glory

The original Jaguar XJ Series first graced the automotive market in 1968 with the straight-six powered Series 1 luxury sedan. In honor of the flagship’s 50th anniversary, Jaguar released a limited-edition model called the XJ50. Available exclusively in long-wheelbase form, the XJ50 is powered by a 340-hp 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 or a 470-hp 5.0-liter supercharged […]

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Ford Cutting Car Lineup to Two Vehicles for North America

Cost cutting at Ford also means car cutting. “The company will not invest in next generations of traditional Ford sedans for North America,” Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett announced today in releasing the company’s first-quarter earnings that expand the breadth of cost-cutting in many areas, including the paring of the car lineup. That means […]

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