Toyota Yaris GRMN Review

  Gazoo Racing tuned by the Meister of Nürburgring’. That’s the rather convoluted meaning of that four-letter initialism affixed to the back of this particular Toyota Yaris – the subject of this week’s road test. Bit of a mouthful, isn’t it? Say it a couple of times and you’ll soon appreciate why the […]

All-New 2019 Toyota RAV4

NEW YORK, March 28, 2018 – All the stops have been pulled for the world debut of the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4. The vehicle that created the small sports utility vehicle (SUV) segment makes its fifth-generation debut at the New York International Auto Show. Over the years, Toyota has listened to […]

TOYOTA SEQUOIA 4×4 PLATINUM FIRST TEST 2017: SIZE MATTERS

2017 Toyota Sequoia 4×4 Platinum BASE PRICE $66,310 PRICE AS TESTED $66,724 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, 4WD, 6-pass, 4-door SUV ENGINE 5.7L/381-hp/401-lb-ft DOHC 32-valve V-8 TRANSMISSION 6-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST) 6,081 lb (50/50%) WHEELBASE 122.0 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 205.1 x 79.9 x 74.6 in 0-60 MPH […]

2018 TOYOTA C-HR FIRST DRIVE REVIEW

You can tell just by looking at it. The C-HR was supposed to be a Scion, right up until Toyota put the brand out of its misery. Like the rest of the survivors, it found asylum in Toyota, but it remains firmly a child of two worlds. As a result, […]

Abarth 124 GT 2018 review

FIRST DRIVE Abarth 124 GT 2018 review This carbonfibre-clad version of the Abarth 124 Spider looks the part, but does its detachable hardtop make much of a difference?  What is it? This GT is the latest version of the lively little Abarth 124 Spider, which itself is the hot sibling of the Fiat […]

Lotus Evora GT410 Sport 2018 UK review

What is it? Both a racier version of and a replacement for the 410 Sport, the Evora GT410 Sport wins its ‘GT’ prefix mainly by way of weight savings, added aero and more focused running gear, taking cues from the range-topping GT430. Carbonfibre parts including the roof and gratifying one-piece louvred tailgate […]

THE HIDDEN MESSAGE IN VW’S ATLAS PICKUP TRUCK

Regardless of its design, Volkswagen’s (now somewhat spoiled, thanks to Automotive News) surprise reveal of a unibody pickup concept at the New York auto show Wednesday provides two important proof points for the future of the German brand in the United States and its aspirations to grow much, much bigger. The first is easy to […]