Joyful weekend, Roadshow readers. At the least I believe it is the weekend. On this time ofpandemic and shelter-in-place orders, time has no that means. It may very well be Tuesday for all I do know, wherein case, I am late for work.
Anyway! The previous seven days have been busy. We spent prolonged time with the bottom 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera, 2020 Honda Accord sedan and extra. Cadillac additionally confirmed us its new Blackwing-badged (however not Blackwing-powered) CT4-V and CT5-V sedans, and Porsche rounded off the week with an announcement concerning the Taycan 4S’ less-than-stellar EPA ranking.
This is a recap of our most essential tales from April 12 to 18.
2020 Honda Accord
The Honda Accord is a staple of the midsize household sedan section, and one in every of America’s best-selling automobiles. Nevertheless it’s additionally a good selection for people who actually love driving, as evidenced by this Sport 2.0T mannequin, full with a handbook transmission. Let evaluations editor Jon Wong inform you why, right here.
2020 Porsche 911 Carrera
Following my take a look at of the, I hopped into the usual Carrera to see if that stable 911 framework carries over to probably the most primary model of this sports activities automotive. Seems, it most actually does. This automotive is really the ace of base.
2020 Subaru WRX
Generally, a automotive simply makes you smile. That is the case with the Subaru WRX. It isn’t the flashiest or most trendy sport compact automotive on the market, however its turbocharged engine, all-wheel drive and handbook transmission are a recipe for backroad enjoyable. It isn’t the brand new child on the block, however we like it all the identical.
Some digital shifters are horrible
An increasing number of automobiles are being supplied with shift-by-wire know-how. There are many advantages, certain, however evaluations editor Craig Cole explains why, more often than not, these shifters are simply annoying.
Ford F-150 Raptor vs. Jeep Gladiator Mojave
The brand new Gladiator Mojave is Jeep’s model of a quick desert-running off-roader. Thus, it is solely pure that we check out the way it compares to its closest rival, the Ford F-150 Raptor.
Hear these Blackwings roar
No, the brand new CT4-V Blackwing and CT5-V Blackwing do not have Cadillac’s Blackwing V8 engine beneath their hoods (sure, actually), however it certain feels like there’s one thing candy on supply. Have a hear.