• The Manual Transmission: Dying Breed or Beacon of Automotive Expression? [News]

    Subaru BRZ 6-speed manual transmission

    The manual transmission seems to be a contentious thing these days in the automotive world. Enthusiasts like myself cannot fathom life without three pedals. Fortunately, there are a fair number of manufacturers still producing cars for our breed. However, there is also an industry trend that is leaving the manual

    2018 Genesis G80 3.3T Sport: Another Take [Review]

    2018 IIHS Top Safety Pick+

    Hyundai is making a concerted effort to establish Genesis as its luxury division. Thus, the new Genesis G80 AWD 3.3T Sport sedan I tested with all-wheel drive (AWD) didn’t have the Hyundai name on it. Rather, it had a prominent Bentley style “Genesis” badge near its grille and the Genesis

    2019 Genesis G70: Is This the Next BMW Fighter?

    2019 hyundai g70 prototype

    This rear-drive-biased, slick looking vehicle is (we think) the 2019 Genesis G70 test-mule. Destine to be a BMW 3-Series fighter, this vehicle may be powered by a 2-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder, a hybrid system mated to a four-cylinder engine and, possibly, a twin-turbocharged V6 like the unit used in the 365