Jorge Luis Salmeron

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Honda Seems Serious About New CR-Z to Fight BRZ, FR-S

Honda awakes from slumber after return of Toyota's GT86.<p>Might there be a more economical, but just-as-much-fun offshoot of the Honda Civic Type R that just blasted around Germany’s famed Nuburgring in under 8 minutes, crushing the Renault Megane RS’s record (for fastest lap by a front-drive car)? …

2014 Porsche 911 Turbo First Drive

Just Your Everyday Cruiser, Whether Your Commute Is the Autobahn or the Nürburgring – Or Both<p>It’s the midrange. That eye-opening, grip-tightening, “My God”-inducing midrange. Pick an rpm level and open the throttle. Doesn’t matter where, the expletives will come — quickly. The last 911 Turbo S we …

2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec First Drive

One Lap of Oregon on 26 gallons<p>Shortly after Mercedes-Benz launched the new four-cylinder 2014 E250 Bluetec twin-turbodiesel in Portland, I borrowed one for a longer jaunt to better assess whether this four-banging oil-burner was up to the task of lugging three adults and their abundant luggage up …

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL350 BlueTEC 4MATIC Arrival

Continuing the Best of the Best Theme<p>My last long-term vehicle was the Volkswagen Passat TDI, Motor Trend’s 2012 Car of the Year. To continue the best of the best theme, I begrudgingly pried myself out of the frugal and efficient Passat and stepped up, figuratively and literally, into our new …

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid First Drive

Finally, the hybrid experience everyone expected<p>The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid made a high-pitched whirring sound as I scooted down a suburban street in Columbus, Ohio.<p>It was in EV mode and my goal was to max out the Accord’s fuel economy. It’s a typical challenge from a carmaker that is touting a …

2014 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Exclusive First Test

Finding Its Place in the Overachiever's Club<p>It’s not easy being the new kid, especially at the high-performance prep school. With a few notable exceptions, Ferrari doesn’t really make bad cars. Many are among the best performers of their generation, and here comes the 2014 F12 Berlinetta, ready to …

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Scion FR-S Sedan in Toyota’s Pipeline

Optional hybrid powertrain could produce 270 hp<p>It is no exaggeration to say that the Scion FR-S / Toyota GT86 has single-handedly succeeded in injecting some sparkle into Toyota‘s lackluster lineup. And according to a source close to Toyota, there’s plenty more where that came from.<p>That’s right …

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2014 Infiniti Q60 Convertible First Test

Slow, Stylish, and Loud<p>The 2014 Infiniti Q60 convertible is disappointingly slow, but the car’s standard 325-hp engine is most definitely not at fault. Formerly known as the G37 convertible, the Infiniti hard-top convertible offers more than 100 hp more than the base models of the Lexus IS C …