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Quiet Riot • Part electric and part V-8, the 2024 Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray’s powertrain may have a split personality, but this car is all about performance.
The Please and Thank You of Plugging In • As public EV charging becomes mainstream, it’s clear there’s a need for a class in common courtesy.
Unsolicited Advice to Infiniti • Our friendly know-it-all directs his pointed suggestions to Infiniti senior vice president and chairman Peyman Kargar.
Listen Up • Automotive podcasts can shorten a long drive, ease a commute, or just keep you company in the car.
WHERE TO START? ONCE YOU’RE CAUGHT UP ON ALL THE EPISODES OF CAR SHOW!, HERE ARE A FEW OTHER C/D STAFF FAVORITES:
Bugatti’s New Boss • Mate Rimac wants to build cool cars and change the world, but he knows he can probably do only one of those things.
Where It Begins • There’s something about getting behind the scenes at a shop visit that makes you feel like you can travel through space and time.
hatchbacks that go grrr • THESE THREE TEETH-BARING FOUR-DOORS ARE AMONG THE HOTTEST HATCHBACKS EVER, AND THEY REPRESENT A SWEET SPOT AT THE INTERSECTION OF USABLE PERFORMANCE, PRACTICALITY, AND PURE DRIVING JOY.
A GOOD SPORT • The 2023 Range Rover Sport SE P360 looks the part for those who aren’t tempted by more powerful models.
SECOND COMING • WITH FEWER CYLINDERS AND LOTS OF NEW PARTS, INCLUDING A HYBRID SYSTEM, THE ARTURA USHERS IN THE NEXT GENERATION OF MCLAREN. WE FIND OUT WHE THER IT’S UP TO THE ROLE.
REALIITY CHECK • A MORE RATIONAL 2023 HONDA ACCORD EMBRACES HYBRIDIZATION TO IMPROVE WHERE IT COUNTS.
Fine Tuning • AT VIR, HOME OF OUR ANNUAL LIGHTNING LAP TEST, TECHNICAL EDITOR DAN EDMUNDS SITS IN WITH LUCID DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERS AS THEY TWEAK THE 1200-PLUS-HPTRI-MOTOR AIR SAPPHIRE.
SAPPHIRE VS. PLAID
Drawing Lines in the Sand • Even more than its far-distant cousin the VW Beetle, the Porsche 911 makes one helluva dune buggy.
Breaking the Minivan Mold • With newfound refinement and off-road chops, the redesigned Pilot buries its minivan roots and becomes a more desirable mid-size SUV.
Playing Catch-Up • Highs: Sharp new duds, quicker than before, tows up to 6000 pounds. Lows: Tight third row, firm ride on 20-inch wheels, not far enough removed from its Nissan counterpart.
Too Much of a Good Thing • Highs: Crushing top-end acceleration, awesome on the track, grip for days. Lows: Intolerable seats, tiresome on-road ride, steering has mind of its own.
PRINCE OF THREES
Racing for the Podium but Falling Short of a Win • Highs: Looks tough but pretty, howls like a wolf pack, firmed-up ride. Lows: Scraping the front splitter, outdated infotainment, lacks daily-driver convenience.
Goes Fast, Saves Gas, Bring Cash • Highs: Undeniably luxurious, the quickest new Grand Cherokee, a plug-in hybrid that can tow ORVs is our kind of contradiction. Lows: Uncertain handoff between gas and electric at low speeds, test-car issues, an expensive way to save gas.
TEST C/D DIGEST • KEY PERFORMANCE METRICS FROM RECENT ISSUES, ALL IN ONE PLACE. COMPARE AWAY.
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