Test Drives

2018 Volvo XC60 T8 Review: Performance And Green In One

Volvo’s bimodal crossover is fast and fascinating, but who’s it for? – Denver, Colorado With power, luxurious appointments, and technology to spare, the revised Volvo XC60 is a crossover that should offer a hearty challenge to the German competitors that really run this premium, plug-in hybrid segment. But the top-level…

7 days ago by Seyth Miersma 14

Long Range Skoda Vision E First Drive Review…Kinda

Skoda made the Vision E concept available for Autocar to check out, but in typical “VW Group fashion”, speed was limited to just 15 km/h (9 mph) for over 200-meters, so it wasn’t a typical test drive…to say the least. The production version, that will be much toned down (the…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 5

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV First Drive

Plug-in electric utility vehicles aren’t reserved for luxury buyers, starting now. – Catalina Island, California There is a small audience for Mitsubishi vehicles in the U.S. While sales have been increasing – the company has experienced 75 percent growth since 2012 – Mitsubishi is still small potatoes in these parts….

2 weeks ago by Sebastian Blanco 53

2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Test Drive Review

The newest plug-in Panamera is quicker, faster, and more fuel efficient than its non-hybrid progenitor. – Stuttgart, Germany Buying a plug-in hybrid does not mean giving up on driving excitement – in fact it might mean the opposite. We’ve already detailed the furious performance of the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid…

3 weeks ago by Jake Holmes 4

Zero FX Electric Motorcycle Amazes Autogefühl – Video

Autogefühl switched from its usual four wheel electric coverage to two wheels while testing the Zero FX electric motorcycle, which turned out to be exceptionally fun to ride. Autogefühl’s Thomas, with his motorcycle backgroud in hand (who knew?), was simply amazed by the Zero FX, and turned in his usual 2…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 7

Plug-in hybrid EV

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Test Drive Review

Adding a plug and a cord makes this the best version of the Prius you can buy. – Cleveland, Ohio The plug-in hybrid Toyota Prius Prime has often been panned because its all-electric drive range is less than half that of the Chevrolet Volt. While the newly named Prime has…

2 months ago by John Neff 86

Volkswagen I.D. Buzz First Drive

It’s electric, it’s super cool, and it’s finally, actually happening. – Pebble Beach, California With a maximum speed of 25 miles per hour, the Volkswagen I.D. Buzz is one of the slower cars cruising 17 Mile Drive in Pebble Beach during Monterey Car Week. Indeed, the lineup of cars trailing…

2 months ago by Steven Ewing 26