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2018 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T Tested: Worth Taking a Pass At?

What It Is: Volkswagen’s entrant in the fiercely competitive mid-size-sedan segment. A 174-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission and comes standard in the S, R-Line, SE, and SEL Premium trim levels of the 2018 Passat. Those in search of more power can opt for the available 280-hp 3.6-liter V-6 in the […]

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-class Coupe and Cabriolet in Depth: Relaxing in Style

As with the four-door sedan on which they are based, the Mercedes-Benz C-class coupe and cabriolet offer style that mimics that of the larger E- and S-class models. The svelte junior Benz two-doors serve as an entry point to the motoring high life, where sleek lines and luxurious cabins mean more than practical considerations such […]

2018 Buick Regal GS First Drive: Buick Adds Some Muscle to Its Sportback

Fifty-three years ago, Buick introduced the Riviera and Skylark Gran Sports to the world, packing big Nailhead V-8s and more style than just about anything else General Motors built at the time. By 1970, the zenith of the muscle-car era, the 455-cubic-inch GSX, wearing a wild stripe package and a distinctly un-Buick-like rear spoiler, was […]

Massive Takata Airbag Recall: Everything You Need to Know, Including Full List of Affected Vehicles

The automotive world and beyond is buzzing about the massive airbag recall covering many millions of vehicles in the U.S. from nearly two dozen brands. Here’s what you need to know about the problem; which vehicles may have the defective, shrapnel-shooting inflator parts from Japanese supplier Takata; and what to do if your vehicle is […]