2018 Porsche 718 Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

Bring your wallet and an iron stomach to the 2018 Porsche 718. Although the models start at $56,350 for a 718 Cayman, or $58,450 for a 718 Boxster, their prices rise quickly. Customization options or performance add-ons can tack on tens of thousands of dollars to the bottom line. Paying more doesn’t always get more, […]

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2018 Jaguar XJ Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The 2018 Jaguar XJ starts out well-equipped like other full-size luxury sedans. The XJ doesn’t offer as many extravagant features as the competition and top-end pricing doesn’t reach as high. Its large touchscreen grows from 8.0 to 10 inches this year, and the Jaguar XJ also stands out for its exceptional warranty. It earns a […]

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2019 Jeep Cherokee driven, Cadillac wins Daytona, EVs in Georgia: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2019 Jeep Cherokee first drive review: more conventional, more power, still rugged Jeep didn’t get it right with the Cherokee when it revived the revered name in 2014. 2019 Ram Laramie Longhorn Edition belts out country blues Pickup truck-builder Ram has announced a Laramie Longhorn Edition of its 2019 Ram 1500 pickup that’s dripping with […]

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2019 Ram Laramie Longhorn Edition belts out country blues

Pickup truck-builder Ram has announced a Laramie Longhorn Edition of its 2019 Ram 1500 pickup that’s dripping with western kitsch. The 2019 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn builds on the rest of the Ram 1500 lineup unveiled less than a month ago at the 2018 Detroit auto show. Though it boasts no mechanical changes, the equipment […]

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2018 Lincoln Navigator review, MSO 570S racer, Ford Model T mpg: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2018 Lincoln Navigator Review With its 2018 Navigator, Lincoln takes a swing at smaller, more prestigious luxury SUVs that stole its sales crown a couple of decades ago. 2018 Buick Regal TourX first drive: slightly rugged, very muddy The 2018 Buick Regal TourX is a muddy vehicle. Not just because it is aimed at the […]

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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The Santa Fe Sport draws power from 4-cylinder engines, with or without a turbo. Given the big power gap and slight gas-mileage disadvantage, we’d stick with the turbo-4. In that configuration, the Sport lives up to its potential. We give it a 7 out of 10 for performance. (Read more about how we rate cars.) […]

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2018 Genesis G80 Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

Loaded with a huge amount of standard equipment, an impressive roster of optional luxuries, and one of the best warranties and service arrangements in the business, the Genesis G80 earns 9 out of 10 points on our features scale. (Read more about how we rate cars.) The stunning warranty offers three years of valet service—someone […]

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BMW’s Apple CarPlay subscription could open Pandora’s box

Jeff Haas commutes to downtown Denver each morning from suburban Englewood, Colorado. The first thing he does? He plugs his Apple iPhone into his 2018 BMW 340i’s USB port. The central screen on the dashboard switches from BMW’s proprietary iDrive software to a page of icons familiar to any Apple user. Jeff didn’t choose his […]

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2018 Lincoln Navigator Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

The 2018 Lincoln Navigator carries a base price of $73,250. From base Premiere trim through the Select, Reserve, and Black Label models, it’s possible to jack the price up over $100,000. The Escalade and Range Rover rival is no longer the bargain it once was. Still, we revel in its big-ticket features and functionality, so […]

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