Performance Bargain or Over-Powered, over-priced Performance?
Yesterday at TFL HQ special guest MotoMan and Tommy gave a rundown on their top 5 picks for lesser powered, cheaper cars that they believe are the better value and driving experience than their tricked out, factory super-tuned performance variants. Some of their choices had
Tesla Model X and S Get Faster
Buried in today's news from Tesla regarding updates to the company's vehicles this month was this nugget: an automatic software upgrade instantly made the Model S sedan and Model X crossover EV's one second faster from 0-60. Here's the short, but sweet notice below:
How Fast is the Cheapest SL 450 at altitude?
Yesterday, TFL's Roman Mica took the newest car in our garage to the track, a 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL 450, for our signature Mile-High 0-60 test. Even with a twin-turbo 6-cylinder power plant unleashing 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft. of torque through a
Contrary to popular belief, the 5-Series was the first numbered BMW Series – not the 1 or 3-Series. The 2017 BMW 5-Series lineup of sporty performance sedans launches the seventh generation of the iconic 5-Series vehicles and is code-named G30, replacing the earlier F10 code designation. Though launched in Europe
Hot or Not, The souped-up Ford Fusion Sport
In this episode, TFL's test driver, Paul Gerrard, takes Ford Fusion Sport with performance summer tires and a BMW 340i xDrive with all-season tires to TFL's mile-high test track to see which sport sedan wins. On paper, the two cars appear evenly matched. Check out
Is the LR4 the answer? Ask TFLcar
This week, TFLcar reader Yanina A. wrote to us from the desert in California with this question:
I work for a non-profit organization focused on the Mojave Desert. My job is to survey the entire Mojave Desert, monitor, protect and restore the desert. It is a
The refreshed Kia Forte5 for 2017 was unveiled early this year with subtle visual changes at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Other improvements included the addition of a new 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that delivers better fuel economy along with enhanced performance.
My test vehicle was a 2017 Kia
The 2018 BMW 530e costs just $1,200 more ($52,400 base MSRP, $54,700 for xDrive) than its non-hybrid brother ($51,200 base price). The EPA says you should be able to get 67 MPGe, an improvement of over 30 MPG from the gasoline only model. So, Andre and I took the car
More often than not, we are able to find many upcoming prototype vehicles testing in the Rocky Mountains. Fortunately, when that doesn't happen we have some very keen eyed viewers who are able to help us out. Very special thanks to TFL viewer Rick Dlouhy for sending us these images.
The Honda Fit is in its third generation, and since its introduction in the early 2000's the entry level Honda has earned a reputation as a fun-to-drive versatile platform. The current model is now three years old and according to Honda is the second best selling car in its segment.
What is the most efficient compact crossover out there? The answer is the 2018 Chevy Equinox with the 1.6L turbo-diesel engine (FWD model), according to Chevrolet. The company reports an EPA-certified 39 MPG rating on the highway. This rating is just shy of the 40 MPG estimate that Chevrolet initially made.
On this episode of TFLlive we had the incredible opportunity to show you one of the most comprehensive Shelby collections in the world. The Shelby American Collection is located in Boulder, Colorado right by our office. We met with museum co-founder and volunteer Steve Volk who showed us through the
This title, " Green Day vs Subaru " is no exaggeration as an electric guitar was smashed against a brand -new 2017 Subaru Impreza - mid-concert - several times by the band's frontman Billie Joe Armstrong. This attack didn't appear to be a staged or pre-planned by the concert organizers.
Upcoming Jeep Wrangler JL's 4x4 system?
Executive coupe under $15K?
Why is it so hard to meet you guys?
This first question comes from a fan who wants to know our opinion on the upcoming Jeep Wrangler 4x4 system.
I've asked a couple of questions in the past and
Honda announces details on the Clarity Electric as part of the Clarity Family. But with only 89 miles of range, should we have expected more?
New cars these days come with a plethora of technology features to make your life easier. However, companies don't always have the time to advertise every feature they come out with. In the case of new Nissans, you may have technology that you didn't know about. Specifically, I am