• 2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

    Luuk Lijten

    It’s a good thing you can’t see the gorgeous, flowing Superleggera script adorning each of the Aston Martin DBS Superleggera’s hood strakes from the driver’s seat. Catching a glimpse of that chromed cursive while piloting Aston’s newest flagship might clash with the other stimuli tickling your senses. This 715-hp coupe throws plenty at you from its perch above the…

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  • 2018 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

    Luuk Lijten

    Caught flat-footed by the OPEC oil embargo and inspired by the success of Mercedes-Benz’s charming and bulletproof diesel engines of the 1970s, General Motors took a stab at passenger-car compression ignition—but the results were a series of engines so aggressively awful that they effectively killed the diesel car in the U.S. market until Volkswagen’s aggressive…

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  • The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

    Luuk Lijten

    Just as Bob Dylan went electric, so, too, is the Porsche Panamera. The Turbo S E-Hybrid is a 680-hp gasoline-electric beast that now sits at the top of the lineup as the most powerful Panamera model currently sold. Like the non hybrid Turbo, the Turbo S E-Hybrid features a 550-hp twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8. The hybrid, however,…

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  • 2018 Buick Regal GS

    Luuk Lijten

    Don’t get too excited—the latest Regal GS isn’t what you think it is. Yes, it has torque-vectoring all-wheel drive, a 310-hp 3.6-liter V-6, and knockout good looks, all of which are sure to flash as hot pings on most people’s performance-car radar. In actuality, the Regal GS is merely a nice near-luxury car with a V-6 engine.…

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  • The 2019 GMC Sierra 1500

    Luuk Lijten

    For decades, General Motors’ Chevrolet and GMC lines of pickups have been textbook examples of badge engineering. Although GMC in recent years has touted the Sierra 1500 using terms such as “luxury” and “premium,” the truck has been virtually identical to its Chevrolet sibling. But the brand finally branches out with the completely redesigned 2019 Sierra, which…

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