Tag Archives: Coupes

Lexus LC 500 video road test

Concept cars can be beautiful, but they're ideas. They're not always made to be real cars. Sometimes an automaker takes a chance and builds that concept. This time, it's Lexus, and the result is this beauty. Want to find out if this 2018 Lexus LC 500 drives as great as it looks? We slid behind the wheel to find out. Before we do...

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Porsche 911 GT2 RS first drive review: fierce and focused

ALGARVE, PORTUGAL – The most fearsome, trackworthy Porsche is no longer the naturally aspirated GT3. If Nürburgring Nordschleife lap times mean anything to you, the wondrously capable 918 Spyder has also been eclipsed. The latest King of the ‘Ring and sharpest weapon in the Porsche lineup is the $294,250 911 GT2 RS, a twin-turbocharged, 700...

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Aston Martin DB11 V8 first drive review: with a little help from friends

Aston Martins are known for two signature traits: drop-dead gorgeous looks and bad-ass soundtracks. But how do you maintain the band's identity when you have to play a cover tune? If he were still alive, I'd tell you to ask Joe Cocker. Sometimes you get by with a little help from your friends and make someone else's song your own. In the case of...

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Chevrolet Corvette preview

Corvette fans have a lot to look forward to in the coming months and years, with our sleuth spy photographers in the recent past capturing both a Corvette ZR1 and a long-awaited mid-engine Corvette out testing. Chevrolet understandably is tight with details on the new cars as the current C7 Corvette has only been on the market for four years. And it's...

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Volvo’s Polestar 1 flagship could cost as much as $177,000

Volvo's upcoming Polestar 1 flagship performance coupe will launch as a subscription-only vehicle, but the automaker said on Wednesday that if it does eventually decide to sell the shapely two-door to consumers, it could ask in the neighborhood of $150,000 to $177,000. "If a customer wanted to purchase the car outright, this is something we would assess...

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Polestar 1 was originally a flagship Volvo coupe

Former Volvo tuner Polestar on Tuesday unveiled its first car, the aptly named Polestar 1, but if you're thinking you've seen the design before it's because you have. Yes, the Polestar 1 is just a slightly massaged version of Volvo's Concept Coupe which was presented at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show to introduce Volvo's current design...

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New Porsche 718 Boxster GTS, Cayman GTS are here; are surprisingly reasonable

Follow us on this one Porsche fanatics. On Tuesday, Porsche announced the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS and 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS models complete with a handful of upgrades, including a slightly more powerful 2.5-liter turbocharged flat-4 that makes 365 horsepower. The Boxster GTS starts at $80,850, including destination, or $82,950 for the Cayman GTS...

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Volvo’s Polestar 1 is a carbon-fiber bodied 600-hp hybrid coupe

Volvo was among the first automakers to announce intentions to phase out the internal-combustion engine and move to an all-electric and electrified portfolio of cars. In the process, Volvo's former in-house tuning division, Polestar, parted ways to become a standalone brand within Volvo Cars Group. Its mission? Build electrified performance cars. Its first...

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Polestar cuts the crap with new electric performance coupe teaser

Polestar is being blunt with the latest teaser for its upcoming electrified performance coupe. In the new video, the former Volvo in-house tuning division explains its ethos and says, "we [will] reveal a car that we would want to drive ourselves. Because when you build something for yourself, only the best is good enough." The video doesn't show any new...

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Living with the 2017 Honda Civic Si: the good and the bad

The latest Honda Civic is also the best Honda Civic. That's an easy statement to make, but it's not quite as simple when you add the "Si" designation on the end. Because despite a raft of bad Civics for the current model to overshadow, the reality is that the Si range has been a much more consistent entry, offering fantastic driving dynamics in...

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