2018 FORD F-150 RAPTOR ...

What is it: The 2018 Ford F-150 Raptor Supercab is the top tier of Ford’s F-150 lineup and is about as close to a trophy truck as you’re going to get from a dealership. There’s enough engineering tech to tackle most of your off-roading without flipping through any aftermarket catalogs...

2018 AUDI RS5 ESSENTIAL...

What is it: The 2018 Audi RS5 is a subcompact car inside, but its exterior footprint is within a couple of inches of a Ford Mustang in every dimension. For what it’s worth, Mustangs are also subcompacts. Fastback coupes just aren’t very big inside. The RS5 is the top trim available in...

Porsche Mission E Cross...

The Mission E Cross Turismo concept that debuted at the Geneva auto show this spring will join the Porsche Taycan in the near future — the automaker has just approved the model for production. The small crossover — more of a station wagon — looked like it got the Audi...

A summer with the 2018 ...

Supercar makers have a habit of saying the latest million-mph hybrid flamethrower “can be driven all year! It has a soft suspension mode and a nose lift,” they say. That may be technically true in some cases, but in most, it’s more supercar hyperbole. This Mustang, though, might be the...

Here’s how Volksw...

Volkswagen intends to re-assert itself as builder of the people’s car, now with electric propulsion, so it’s probably fitting that the company plans to do so with rear-drive, rear-motor vehicles — just like the original Beetle. In the wake of Dieselgate, and maybe partly because of...

Skijoring: Get towed on...

Skijoring started as a Norwegian winter sport in which a skier is towed behind a horse. It’s usually a horse. Sometimes it’s a dog. Sometimes several dogs. Winter is long in some small towns, and often there is no adult supervision. But in the Austrian ski resort town of Zell am See,...