Sunday, July 12, 2020

Browsing the "Driven" Category

Maserati 3500 GT Spyder Touring prototype

Carrozzeria Alfredo Vignale in Turin built 242 Spyders based on the Maserati 3500 GT coupé between 1959 and 1964. In 1958 Touring from Milan built three prototypes. I took the third one for a drive. [...]

May 26, 2019 GT/Sports Car

Maserati Quattroporte V6 Evoluzione

Maserati uses a simple description in their native language to name their 4-door models and have been doing so for six generations since 1974. We drove the fourth generation Evoluzione with the famous biturbo V6. [...]

May 26, 2019 Luxury

Porsche 912

Was the Porsche 912 the best of both worlds or simply a hasty stopgap between the retiring 4-cylinder boxer 356 and the new 6-cylinder boxer 911? Decades after the fact, I finally get to find out for myself. [...]

May 25, 2019 GT/Sports Car

Ford F-150 Power Stroke King Ranch

After FCA launched the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel in the light duty truck segment, Ford didn't hesitate and followed with the F-150 Power Stroke. To experience this truck on home soil, we drove it around east Texas. [...]

May 21, 2019 Truck/SUV

De Tomaso Longchamp GTS vs Maserati Kyalami

Calling the Maserati Kyalami and De Tomaso Longchamp identical is both true and false. They share many similarities as well as differences, but which are more prominent? [...]

April 29, 2019 GT/Sports Car

Bentley Continental R & Azure

Before both brands broke-up, the Continental range was the ultimate proof that Bentley had overtaken Rolls-Royce in the sales statistics and ultimately performed a palace revolution. [...]

April 29, 2019 Luxury

Kia K900

The second generation K900 is completely redesigned for 2019 and Kia made significant changes to lift their luxury sedan to an even higher level. [...]

March 1, 2019 Luxury

Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring

Mazda's little roadster became an icon since it was first launched in 1989. The fourth generation was already much better than the second and third, but recent improvements made it better than ever. [...]

February 1, 2019 GT/Sports Car

Lexus LC 500h

The LC 500h looks like a concept car that should be pirouetting on a platform at an international auto show. Yet it is a production car and even has the potential to scare manufacturers of both sports cars and GTs. [...]

September 30, 2018 GT/Sports Car

Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro

"You think we can get up there?” I asked Joshua Burns, Product Communications Analyst at Toyota Motor North America. “I’m not sure, nobody did it yet, but why don’t you try it?” he replied. [...]

May 22, 2018 Truck/SUV