550bhp Golf R review – can this modified Golf take on an A45 S?

It might be time to revisit the summary of the 296bhp Mk7.5 Volkswagen Golf R published in our Knowledge section published in evo magazine each month. It currently reads ‘Outrageous but accessible performance’. Outrageous? Those words obviously predate the arrival of the 415bhp Mercedes-AMG A45 S, still the most powerful production hot hatch more than … Read more

Vinfast prices 2023 VF 8 and VF 9 around mandatory battery leasing: Here’s how it works

At the New York auto show last week, Vinfast released updated pricing information for both of its forthcoming VF 8 and VF 9 electric SUVs and offered new details on its battery subscription program, which will be the first of its kind for the US market. The battery subscription program will be offered in lieu … Read more

Used car deals of the week

The global pandemic has done some odd things to all sorts of industries, but its effect on the used car market has been astonishing. The values ​​of many second hand performance cars previously at accessible price points have been firming and even rising against all odds. Finding a pre-owned bargain has, as a result, become … Read more

NASCAR’s Nex Gen Car Could Set the Stage for Carnage Saturday Night

Chase Elliott grabs his first pole since Phoenix in 2020. Ty Gibbs leads 196 of 261 laps and loses Xfinity race in double-overtime finish. William Byron wins Truck race in his first start in that series since 2016. Martinsville Speedway in Virginia has a well-earned and long-recognized reputation as a body man’s nightmare. More than … Read more

Radical Rapture 2022 review – 478bhp/ton road racer tested

My focus grimly hangs on to the vanishing point, a flickering blur of green meeting gray through the visor, while the slipstream creates a cacophony of white noise around my crash helmet that threatens to overwhelm everything. Hunkered down, compressed by the harness, peering over the turreted center section of the Rapture’s small cockpit, sunlight … Read more

Mercedes wants your next Amazon delivery to arrive in an electric eSprinter van

Driving a battery-powered commercial panel van may not sound exciting to you—but to Mercedes-Benz and the likes of Amazon and UPS, it promises to be a bellwether moment. As the Mercedes engineer driving me for a short stint in the prototype eSprinter suggests, there’s very little difference between this box van and the gas- and … Read more