It’s no secret that Volvo has stepped up its game in the looks department. They’ve been subtly refining a shape that gets better with each iteration. In 2015, the S90 got a face lift. The aggressive looking grille and predatory looking headlights were a departure from the handsome but relatively sedate aesthetic of the previous model.
Remember when, almost a decade ago now, Hyundai came out with a four door luxury sedan with a V8 of their own design? Fast forward to 2015 and Hyundai spun the Genesis brand off into a standalone company.
The ES300h is the hybrid variation of Lexus’ ES sedan line. It’s large and luxurious without sacrificing efficiency. It’s a handsome hybrid that you’ll want to drive. It’s hard to find faults with the spacious interior of the ES300h. Driver and passengers are swaddled in beautiful, high-quality materials and excellent fit and finish.
The 2017 GS-F is the most powerful sedan Lexus has ever built. It’s longer, wider and lower than the standard GS. The 467 horsepower dual overhead cam 5.0 liter V8 launches the car from zero to 60 in four and a half seconds.
25 years ago Mazda decided to create their rendition of a classic sports car in the vein of the old MGs and Triumphs. Japanese engineering and reliability blended with the original drop top fun of the early English cars, turned out to be the perfect recipe for the world’s best-selling sports car. How good is the car after a quarter century?