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2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Review

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Review

Why buy a hybrid when gas is cheap? To go faster, of course. A bit more speed is among the benefits you’ll get if you buy the new plug-in hybrid version of the 2019 Crosstrek. It gets to 60 one full second sooner than the non-hybrid version of Subaru’s very popular littlest crossover. It can […]

2019 Lexus LS500 Review

2019 Lexus LS500 Review

Lexus did something daring when it redesigned the LS — its top-of-the-line luxury sedan. It gave it an engine the same size as a Camry’s — Toyota’s mid-sized family sedan. And no longer offers the LS with anything bigger than the Camry’s V6. But sometimes, size doesn’t matter. Horsepower — and torque — does. What […]

The Airbag Body Count Upticks – And Will Again

The Airbag Body Count Upticks – And Will Again

Sixteen actual Americans have been killed by Takata air bags so far. The latest victim in Buckeye, AZ. As opposed to the hypothetical Americans not actually killed by VW’s “cheating” on Uncle’s emissions certification tests. More actuals are going to die, too — from the air bags. It’s inevitable; the odds are heavily stacked. There […]

2019 Hyundai Ioniq Review

2019 Hyundai Ioniq Review

What does it take to outdo the Prius at hybridness? Hyundai — and the Ioniq hybrid. By just about every metric other than who got there first, the Hyundai is the pick of the litter. It costs less — and it uses less gas. It is roomier — both for people and cargo — but […]

The Last Diesel

The Last Diesel

Jaguar has decided — and just announced — it will no longer offer a diesel engine in the XE sedan, which was one of the last passenger cars still available in the U.S. with a diesel engine. Mercedes, BMW, and Audi having dropped their diesel offerings well ahead of Jaguar. The reason why they dropped […]