First Drives

First Drives2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC: Refreshed and Rejuvenated4.0/5
FRANKFURT, Germany— Don’t think for one second that Mercedes-Benz is going to rest on its laurels when it comes to compact luxury SUVs, a market segment that’s still growing rapidly. The GLC is the venerable automaker’s most popular SUV and a class leader everywhere in North America. After four years …
First Drives2020 Lamborghini Huracán Evo: Electronic-driven Performance4.0/5
The new, more evolved version of the Lamborghini Huracán, aptly named Evo, joins the furious and extreme Huracán Performante by using advanced electronics to offer a more balanced performance proposition. Take a seat as we hit the Willow Springs International Raceway in California! The growl of the naturally aspirated 5.2-litre …
First Drives2020 Kia Soul: Owning the Boxy Wagon Niche4.5/5
TORONTO (Ontario)— When the Kia Soul first hit the market in 2009, it not only carved its own niche, but also ushered in a new era for the Korean brand following the arrival of German designer Peter Schreyer. Back then, Kia was still trying to build a reputation in North …
First Drives2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe: Sportier Looks and Dynamics4.5/5
Graz, Austria— Coupe-like sport utility vehicles have almost become commonplace since BMW launched the X6 more than a decade ago. The Bavarian manufacturer alone has three—the X6 along with the smaller X2 and X4 —all derived from traditional SUVs. Mercedes-Benz jumped on the bandwagon with Coupe versions of the GLC …
First Drives2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC Put to the Test in EV Land4.5/5
After developing its EV expertise with the SLS AMG Electric Drive and the smart fortwo electric drive over the past decade, Mercedes-Benz is now ready to play the mass production game with the introduction of the EQC, the first official member of its new EQ family. When it arrives in …
First Drives2019 Porsche 911 Speedster: Fast, Ferocious, Exclusive4.5/5
There are more than 25 variations of the Porsche 911, and there’s at least one that’s bound to tickle any sports car enthusiast’s fancy. The German manufacturer is launching yet another version, the very last one based on the 991-generation car, and it’s called the 911 Speedster. We got the …
First Drives2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350: I Will Never Change4.5/5
DETROIT (Michigan) – If you came here to read about autonomous, electric or sensible cars, you’re at the wrong place. We invite you to read other articles published by The Car Guide . What you have here is the 2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, a car born from a desire …
First Drives2020 Toyota Corolla: The Beige Corolla is Dead… Almost4.5/5
Toyota has completely redesigned and improved the Corolla sedan for 2020, a year after introducing the new Corolla Hatchback. The Japanese automaker aimed to make the Corolla more dynamic and more attractive to young drivers. And to ensure no one ever calls it “beige” again, the PR staff at the …
First Drives2020 Kia Telluride: Think Big, Korean Style4.0/5
Long considered a stronghold of American manufacturers, the three-row midsize SUV segment is now populated by companies from all over the globe. This year, it’s Kia’s turn to think big. Meet the largest vehicle ever offered by the Korean brand, the 2020 Telluride. Make no mistake, though: apart from the …
First Drives2019 Volkswagen Arteon: The Rebirth of the Sedan?4.0/5
For the average Joe, art essentially comes down to one question: do you like what you see or not? Historians, meanwhile, can spend countless hours analyzing creations and developing complex theories to explain their origins and meaning. After a hiatus of several years, Volkswagen has finally hit the market with …
First Drives2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA: Trying Hard to Stay Relevant4.0/5
While American manufacturers are eliminating most of their cars to focus on trucks and SUVs, Mercedes-Benz keeps diversifying its portfolio. Just a few days ago at the New York Auto Show, the brand unveiled the next-generation GLS and announced its intention to produce a slightly more rugged and adventure-ready compact …
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