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2022 Subaru Ascent review: Maestro of mainstream

The Subaru Ascent is not always handsome, but it certain is handy.


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Subarus are seldom the best in their segment. Competing motor vehicles are inclined to glimpse nicer, offer more capabilities and have far better interiors. But damn if these functional Japanese vehicles and crossovers are not normally a bedrock-reliable option, uncomplicated suggestions thanks to conventional all-wheel push and exemplary crash-exam scores. For drivers in need of a practical 3-row SUV, the 2022 Ascent correctly epitomizes the Subaru manufacturer.

Like

  • Regular all-wheel generate
  • Stellar protection rankings
  • Spunky acceleration

Do not Like

  • Spastic lane-preserving aid
  • Meh interior good quality
  • Not great to travel

Blackluster

The Onyx Version trim is new for 2022, falling ideal in the center of the Ascent’s five-trim lineup. Spicing points up, this variant will come with a selection of visible enhancements such as a blacked-out grille, black window trim, black badges and black mirror caps.

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2021 Lexus RC F Fuji Speedway Edition review: Exclusive doesn’t always mean good

At minimum this auto seems to be neat.


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The assumed of spending a 7 days with a hyper-minimal, track-focused, unique-edition vehicle with a big, significant-revving, obviously aspirated V8 is pretty damn exciting. That’s the stuff that motor vehicle lovers aspiration about, appropriate? Regrettably, truth not often life up to our desires, and that is absolutely the circumstance with the 2021 Lexus RC F Fuji Speedway Version.

Like

  • Great develop high-quality
  • Strong carbon-ceramic brakes

Don’t Like

  • Lazy drivetrain
  • Tough experience
  • Also high-priced

On paper, the RC F Fuji edition appears to be great. It’s acquired tons of carbon fiber, carbon-ceramic brakes and the 5.-liter 2UR-GSE V8 you’ll discover in overall performance vehicles like the Lexus LC 500, the beloved IS F and the new IS 500. That engine generates a respectable 472 horsepower at 7,100 rpm and 395 pound-ft of torque at 4,800 rpm, but it is

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2021 Hyundai Elantra Hybrid review: Where style meets efficiency

You will not miscalculation the redesigned Hyundai Elantra for any other sedan on the street these days.


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As the aged declaring goes, there’s a lot more than one way to skin a cat. Whatsoever vitriol the man or woman that coined this adage had from felines is unfamiliar, but their logic is audio, especially if you happen to be looking to conserve revenue at the pump. There are plenty of tremendous-thrifty vehicles to opt for from and you never even have to get a plug-in design or something which is thoroughly electrical. You could grab a Toyota Corolla Hybrid or even Honda’s affordable Insight. And then there’s the Prius, a household identify and a confirmed performer. But have you viewed as the Hyundai Elantra Hybrid? If not, you totally should.

Like

  • Roomy, nicely-produced inside
  • Unexpectedly performant
  • Excellent fuel effectiveness
  • Unique styling

You should not Like

  • Occasional
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2021 Mazda MX-5 Miata review: Simply the best

Why get the Miata in white when Mazda provides its wonderful Soul Purple?


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What can I say about the Mazda MX-5 Miata that has not been explained right before? It’s the finest-advertising two-seat athletics motor vehicle in record, with much more than 1 million offered all around the earth. It really is been called the remedy to every little thing and the best car or truck ever designed. We at Roadshow like it so substantially we have five in our private-car or truck fleet, and I own two: a 2004 Mazdaspeed Miata and Buddy, my lifted 2001 Miata. Suffice it to say, I really like this car.

Like

  • Fantastic managing
  • Satisfied, higher-revving engine
  • Oodles of smiles for each gallon

Really don’t Like

  • Lackluster infotainment
  • Taller motorists are left out of the enjoyable

But the Miata is not ideal. If you benefit the most recent tech, ergonomic comfort

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2022 Infiniti QX60 first drive review: A long overdue upgrade

Long overdue for an update, the 2022 QX60 marks the first major redesign for Infiniti’s luxury three-row SUV since it debuted as the JX35 way back in 2012. The new QX60 is a handsome reimagining of its predecessor’s design matched with a total overhaul of the interior. New tech and more standard safety and convenience features round out the second-generation changes, making for an all-around better SUV.

The 2022 QX60’s exterior keeps the broad strokes and proportions of the previous model intact, but massages the details for a more modern and streamlined look. I particularly like the new hidden D pillars and horizontal chrome accents, which create a profile that’s much cleaner than before. Combined with the available two-tone colorway’s black roof, the new QX60 looks leaner, longer and lower — all good things.

The new QX60 is about 2 inches shorter than before, measuring 198.2 inches from bumper to

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