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A Miami-born car fanatic, Jeff began writing and attending auto shows while still in high school. As much as he loves the run-of-the-mill supercar, his dream would be to compete in a bare-knuckle rally stage behind the wheel of a Lancia Stratos.

2016 Camaro SS vs Grand Cherokee SRT: Can Jeep Hang Tough?


Put a Camaro SS up against a Ford Mustang GT, or a Dodge Challenger SRT, and those would both be pretty amicable races. Similar horsepower, weight, and performance out of the box. But put the Camaro SS up against a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, and that’s when things get weird. Continue Reading »

A Viper, A Track, and the Racing Spirit of Bob Bondurant

The Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving in Chandler, Ariz. is now "The Official High Performance Driving School of Dodge/SRT"

“Left, right, left—gun it!” All 645 horsepower roared from underneath the hood of the track-focused Viper GT I was driving. Mumbling to myself, trying to remember everything I had been taught just a few hours earlier. The rugged Tarmac bounced the car up and down like it was riding on jello, my foot 3/4 of the way down, trying to get to 100 before having to slam the brakes and quickly pitch it into a right turn. Continue Reading »

The 2016 Jaguar XF S is a Car You Can’t Live With…Or Without: Review


2016 was a big year for the Jaguar XF, but you might not have noticed. Though it now quietly falls in line with the rest of the lineup thanks to its handsome makeover, it’s what’s underneath and inside that makes the new XF something you hate to love—or love to hate. Continue Reading »

ICON Wants You To Bid on its Beautiful Electric Bicycle


We all know ICON builds some of the most stunning 4x4s on the planet; case in point, the FJ44 Petersen Special. But did you know that the California-based custom shop also builds a museum-worthy electric bicycle? You do now. Continue Reading »

Gibbs is Selling Off 20 of Its Aquada Amphibious Sports Cars


Like the flying car or the autonomous vehicle, the dream of owning a car that works practically both on land and on sea has been around for decades. The Amphicar kicked off the hype train in the early ‘60s, but Gibbs kept the dream alive in 2003 with the introduction of the Aquada. Continue Reading »

Is Cadillac Considering a Cruze-Based Hatchback for the U.S.?


Chevrolet has finally given in. The Cruze is getting a hatchback version for the U.S., much to the chagrin of a few wagon-happy automotive journalists and enthusiasts. But questions still linger around this new(ish) vehicle—including the possibility of a Cadillac variant. Continue Reading »

Volkswagen Axes Golf R400, But It’s Not All Bad News


Will it be built? Won’t it be built? The past two years have seemingly been like a never-ending wheel of speculation surrounding the hotted-up Golf R400. But today we know the truth: Volkswagen will not build the Golf R400. Sad face. Continue Reading »

This Electric Three-Wheeler Defies Conventional Thinking


When you set out to build an electric car—especially in today’s marketplace—the thinking has to be different, dare we say, defiant. One team of creatives in Tennessee took that unconventional thinking to an entirely new level with the aptly named Defiant EV3. Continue Reading »

Jaguar Has Officially Given Up on Wagons, As It Should


“Why don’t car companies build more wagons?! Everybody loves wagons!” The enthusiast community loves to shout it out from the mountain tops. And to be completely honest, I do love wagons, in a weird, obscure sort of way. Continue Reading »

Watch Matt LeBlanc Thrash an Ariel Nomad, Get Dirty


Matt LeBlanc. An Ariel Nomad. Do I really need to continue? If you thought the new Top Gear sans Clarkson was going to be one big mess, you might want to check yourself—the latest trailer looks like a bunch of fun. Continue Reading »