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Study: Toyota Prius is the cheapest car to maintain (Ford Mustang, on the other hand…)

Car buyers are often so focused on sticker prices that they forget about longer-term maintenance costs. And when it comes to maintenance, data collected from YourMechanic’s network of garages proves that not all cars are created equal: Cars that initially…

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A short video tour of the Tesla Gigafactory

Construction of Tesla’s massive, battery-producing Gigafactory is well underway in the middle of the Nevada desert. So far, CEO Elon Musk and others in the company have been reluctant to give the press much access to the site, but as…

2016 Jaguar XF-S
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2016 Jaguar XF-S projects a balanced roar

A Jaguar is about proportion and balance – and an understated roar. There’s the long hood, prone stance, sumptuous cabin, and a powertrain bred to leap up and scat away. Think of the classic E-Type, XJS, XK8, and today’s F-Type….

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New use for the Porsche Cayenne: beach waterslide

Beaches are breeding grounds for dangerous pastimes. Flyboarding, freediving, kite-surfing: as if the sea weren’t already trying to kill you with sharks and irukandji, it clearly instills death-wishes in all who draw near its sandy shores. As yet another example of dumb…

2016 Chrysler 300

The 2016 Chrysler 300 hauls class

Once referred to as a “Baby Bentley”, the Chrysler 300 has certainly come into its own and is no longer viewed as the poor man’s copy of the definitively British, hoity-toity automobile. Can the luxurious and boldly American-made 300, with…

2016 Lexus IS 200t

2016 Lexus IS 200t, you have been weighed, you have been measured, and have been found wanting

The all-new 2016 Lexus IS 200t sport sedan has donned a sleeker design, with some changes that include a bigger front end, restyled wheel design, and other aggressive tweaks.  It’s done all of this to take on its rivals in…

Road rage (photo by Ben Murray)

Steer clear of summer road rage: remember to ‘woosah’ during hot weather driving

Baby, it is blisteringly hot outside! When the thermometer rises, tempers tend to shoot through the roof and if you’re a motorist and someone tailgates you, suddenly swerves in front of your vehicle, or prevents you from changing lanes, you…

Bentley Continental GT Cabriolet

Travel guide: A car-photographer’s paradise in the Adriatic Sea

Hello to all Gaywheels readers from very hot Croatia! Today, it’s my day off from work, so I decided to pour myself a huge glass of lemonade (no, I am not Beyonce fan) and write a brief travel guide to Pag–an island…

2016 Volkswagen Passat

2016 Volkswagen Passat is a big German car–in all that once meant

Nobody ever called a 1980s Mercedes S-Class “beautiful”, but nobody would deny it conveys presence. It’s a big car with a big interior, and when it moves into the left lane, people move out of its way – because it…

2016 Nissan Murano

2016 Nissan Murano turns owners’ friends into hatahs!

The mid-sized crossover 2016 Nissan Murano with its mean mug and overall aggressive styling has been snatching stares since it was fully redesigned last year. Ever since the Murano shed its once anonymous looks and donned its new sheet metal,…