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2022 Mini Cooper SE: The Best Sporting EV You Can Buy?

2022 Mini Cooper SE: The Best Sporting EV You Can Buy?

In this video we discuss the Mini Cooper SE and go through the logic of why it might be the ideal EV.

By Peter Nelson | August 26, 2022
Driven: 2022 Mini Cooper Hardtop

Why not treat those who very much want to live the three-pedal life? Still, the base 2022 Mini Cooper is a great all-around subcompact, and any enthusiast would get a kick out of putting it through its paces on a winding mountain road.

By Peter Nelson | September 13, 2022
Driven: 2022 BMW M340i

The 2022 BMW M340i sits in an interesting spot in the Bavarian brand’s beloved 3 Series lineup. After spending a full week with it, we really enjoyed its ability to be both a mild and comfortable, daily a-to-be cruiser, yet also transform into a fast, athletic, and thrilling sports sedan.

By Peter Nelson | July 13, 2022

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Review: 2020 Lexus RC F — Underrated All-Around Performer?

The F in F Division stands for “flagship”, as well as the legendary Fuji Speedway, their chief test facility for all performance vehicles. Because of this, it should be no surprise that their current F car, the 2020 RC F, provides a thrilling experience with great power and excellent handling. Though, it kind of is a surprise. Lexus is still burned into most consumers’ judgement as a brand of luxury, value, a smooth ride, and generally not being engineered for fun. They’re more known for small SUVs and big sedans engineered for, well, normies. The RC F on the other hand, we’re happy to report, marches to the beat of a different, more performance-oriented drum.

By Peter Nelson | February 17, 2020
2020 Hyundai Elantra Limited: Great Value In A Tech-Filled Package

Wear headphones! The audio in this video was recorded with in-ear binaural microphones. With headphones or earbuds on, you’ll feel like you’re actually sitting in the driver’s seat.

By Chris Amos | February 08, 2020
Review: 2020 Toyota 86 Hakone Edition — Still A Fun, RWD Bargain For Enthusiasts?

The Toyota 86 is a composed, quick-turning, planted, low-body-roll driving experience, and proves that adhering to the basics of what makes a sports car fun is a major sigh of relief in 2020.

By Peter Nelson | January 31, 2020
2020 Mini Cooper Clubman S — Spacious, Quirky, And Full Of Tech

Wear headphones! The audio in this video was recorded with in-ear binaural microphones. With headphones or earbuds on, you’ll feel like you’re actually sitting in the driver’s seat.

By Chris Amos | January 26, 2020
Spacious, Well-Appointed, And Beautiful Design: The 2020 Mazda CX-9

Mazda’s top of the line SUV in its highest trim. As expected, it’s quite well executed.

By Chris Amos | January 10, 2020
Video: Honda Civic Hatchback Track Battle At VIR

Check out how it all goes down when two friends with Civic hatches that are a generation apart, with similar engine swaps, and similar suspension and tire mods, decide to have a friendly competition on track.

By Peter Nelson | January 07, 2020
Video: POV Drive Of The New 2020 Nissan Versa SV

Wear headphones! The audio in this video was recorded with in-ear binaural microphones. With headphones or earbuds on, you’ll feel like you’re actually sitting in the driver’s seat.

By Chris Amos | January 03, 2020
Video: POV Drive Of The New 2020 Lotus Evora GT

The best-sounding Evora ever? Feast your eyes upon this video that Tedward had the privilege of making!

By Winding Road Staff | December 20, 2019
Video: POV Drive Of A 2019 Aston Martin Vantage

Tedward takes the beautiful 2019 Aston Martin Vantage for a spin, beautiful exhaust note and all.

By Winding Road Staff | December 15, 2019
The Top Five Modifications For The Ford Mustang

Let’s take a look at the five best mods to enhance one of America’s favorite performance vehicles, the Ford Mustang. We won’t go into detail about each generation of Ford’s iconic muscle/sports car since the mods can be customized to suit every generation. Rather than listing aesthetic-only mods like LED headlights, most wings out there, or even body kits, we’ll dive deeper into the performance side of things.

By Guest Contributor | December 05, 2019
Video: Speed Academy Reviews A Nicely-Prepped 996 911 C4

This week we’d like to feature a recent review by the good folks over at Speed Academy: Dave Pratte stretches a 996 911 C4’s legs on Toronto Motorsports Park.

By Peter Nelson | December 03, 2019
Video: POV Drive Of The 2020 Ford Explorer ST

Follow along as Chris Amos takes the new, powerful, Ford Explorer ST for a spin. Does it live up to the ST badge?

By Chris Amos | November 30, 2019
Video: POV Drive Of The 2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera Volante

Follow along as Tedward drives this hefty-yet-proper-fast British sportscar!

By Winding Road Staff | November 23, 2019
Flat Out At 50: Andrew Frankel Looks Back At His Drive In The Fearsome 917/30

Earlier this year, world-renowned motoring journalist Andrew Frankel experienced the “best 10 minutes of his working life” driving the legendary Porsche 917/30. Here’s how it played out.

By Guest Contributor | November 15, 2019
Video: POV Drive Of The 2020 Jeep Gladiator Overland 4×4

We go for a spin in the much-anticipated 2020 Jeep Gladiator Overland 4X4; one of the big 4-door’s best trims in our opinion! Check it out!

By Chris Amos | November 15, 2019
Why Making A Street-Driven 991.1 Porsche GT3 More Cup Car-Like Is A Solid Decision

The GT3 is the closest one can get to a loud, stiff, purpose-built 911 GT3 Cup Car without having to put on a helmet, slither into a roll cage, and snap a 6-point harness together. Or is it? What if one wanted to go a tad further and build something even closer to a Cup Car, to see how much they could tolerate before it became too much to bear for street driving?

By Peter Nelson | November 13, 2019
Video: POV Drive Of A 1981 BMW M1

Follow along with Tedward behind the wheel of this Bavarian legend!

By Winding Road Staff | November 09, 2019
Video: POV Drive Of A 2019 Lexus RC F

Wear headphones! The audio in this video was recorded with in-ear binaural microphones. With headphones or earbuds on, you’ll feel like you’re actually sitting in the driver’s seat.

By Chris Amos | November 02, 2019
Driven: 2019 Hyundai Veloster N — The Perfect FWD All-Rounder For Enthusiasts?

If there’s one quick, simple way to describe driving the 2019 Hyundai Veloster N, it’s that this powerful little hot hatch would be an absolute blast through any N-shaped section of track.

By Peter Nelson | October 29, 2019
Video: POV Drive Of A 2019 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS Manual

Wear headphones! The audio in this video was recorded with in-ear binaural microphones. With headphones or earbuds on, you’ll feel like you’re actually sitting in the driver’s seat.

By Winding Road Staff | October 27, 2019
Video: POV Drive Of An 1969 Alpine Renault A110 1600S

We’re jealous of Tedward for having the opportunity to drive this rare classic. Follow along and enjoy the soundtrack!

By Winding Road Staff | October 19, 2019

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