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We won’t lie, the Lexus IS is in need of a tech update, and the engine lineup doesn’t quite make sense. But fun-to-drive dynamics and attractive styling mean we like this petite lux-level sedan any way.
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The Lincoln Aviator steps up the luxury game in the midsize SUV class. The base vehicle is commendable but add on some options such as Air Glide and some amazing Perfect Position seats and you have a recipe for comfortable cruising.
The Audi A8 L is completely redesigned for the 2019 model year, and it gets a lot of new gadgets and a decidedly decadent interior. However, where it gains in luxurious amenities, it loses a little something on the sportiness scale.
The 2020 Volkswagen Passat gets a redesign, inside and out. But rather than a drastic change, this midsize sedan evolves an already-classic design. With comfort and a sub-$24K base price, the Passat is a nice place to start shopping if you’re looking for a fun-to-drive, yet “grown up” vehicle.
The Lexus LFA originated from a dream and a conversation over drinks in a bar. While it ended up being a pricey halo car with limited production, it signaled that luxury wasn’t Lexus’ only goal, and it brought more affordable performance to the mainstream.
Though the Honda Civic Hatchback lacks the movie-star looks of its Type R sibling, it falls on the warm-fuzzy side of the spectrum with solid reliability, excellent fuel economy and just the right amount of maneuverability for urban driving.
Sometimes we get a test vehicle that inspires violently opposing opinions among our staff. The 2020 Lexus NX 300 F Sport is one such vehicle, so we offer a full review with a brief counterpoint. So, is the Lexus NX a poorly tricked-out Toyota RAV4 or a comfortable vehicle that only shares a platform with the RAV4?
The Rebel Blue paint signifies something special in 2016 Volvo S60 Polestar, even though the actual styling looks normal. With 345 horses under the hood and 80% stiffer springs, we found this vehicle to be a hoot to drive – both in the city and on wending canyon roads.