Car and Driver, January 2023 Issue

Car and Driver, January 2023 Issue


Editor’s Letter: The Setup
Customizing a car’s controls is probably best left to the engineers, but sometimes I can’t resist.
By Tony Quiroga

Ezra Dyer: The Automotive Wisdom of the Crowd
By rigorously observing my fellow drivers, I’ve learned a bunch of new tricks that help me every time I get behind the wheel.
By Ezra Dyer

Elana Scherr: The Perfect Line of Code for Drivers
Are autonomous-vehicle engineers the enemies of driving enthusiasts, or can we share the road and the track?
By Elana Scherr



⬆︎2023 Toyota Prius Amazes with a Hot New Body and 220 Horsepower
Even the base Prius hybrid now has a healthy 194 hp, and the 220-hp plug-in Prius Prime offers solar panels and a hands-free driving mode.
by Joey Capparella

Driving in London Is a Right Good Time on the Wrong Side of the Road
Another in our series of great places to take a road trip.
by Mike Duff

Car Designers Just Can’t Resist Messing with Automatic Transmissions
What the P-R-N-D-L are some automakers thinking?
by Steven Ewing

⬇︎We Take the EarthRoamer LTi Expedition Vehicle on a Roamin’ Holiday
We bug out like a billionaire through Colorado in EarthRoamer’s $837,597 carbon-fiber camper, which started out life as a Ford F-550 Lariat dually.
by Austin Irwin

earthroamer lti

Marc Urbano|Car and Driver

Britain’s Auto Industry Is Down but Not Out
Thanks to a little help from their friends, U.K. automakers Jaguar Land Rover, Rolls-Royce, Mini, Lotus, and even Morgan and Morris are hopeful for the future.
by Jamie Kitman

What To Buy: 2000–2009 Honda S2000
The sweet-handling, rev-tastic Honda roadster makes an ideal collectible.
by James Tate

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Phil/|Car and Driver

⬆︎10Best Cars for 2023
Our annual awards cut through the clutter to find the 10 cars that live up to their purpose while delivering incredible value and a great driving experience.
By Car and Driver

2023 BMW i4
2023 Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing
2023 Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing
2023 Chevrolet Corvette
2023 Honda Accord
2023 Honda Civic
2023 Porsche 718 Boxster/718 Cayman
2023 Subaru BRZ and Toyota GR86
2023 Toyota GR Corolla
2023 Toyota GR Supra


Long-Term Vehicle Wrap: 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Earned Its Keep
Equal parts workhorse and plaything, our 702-hp Ram pickup seemingly did it all during its 40,000-mile test.
by Mike Sutton

⬇︎Tested: 2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Brings the V-8 Fury
The Raptor didn’t really need an additional 250 horsepower, but we’re glad the truck got it.
By Ezra Dyer

2023 ford f150 raptor r doing a burnout

Marc Urbano|Car and Driver

Tested: 2022 Audi Q4 50 e-tron Quattro Is the Brand’s Accessible EV
The compact SUV is an upscale sibling to the VW ID.4.
by Dan Edmunds

2023 Lamborghini Urus Performante Is More of a Track Monster
The ultra-high-performance version of Lambo’s high-performance SUV excels in an unlikely arena.
by Mike Duff

2023 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty Rebel Trades One Kind of Capability for Another
Diesel power and abundant towing/hauling capacity are the highlights of Ram’s latest off-road model.
by Derek Powell

2023 BMW i7 xDrive60 Seamlessly Integrates Its Electric Powertrain
Bigger and more luxurious than ever, the new BMW 7-series now also comes in EV form, though it doesn’t shout about it.
by Csaba Csere

Tested: 2023 Kia Niro EV Takes On the Chevy Bolt
The electric Niro isn’t as compelling as its EV6 sibling, but it delivers an EPA-rated 253 miles of range with distinctive style.
By Tony Quiroga

2022 subaru wrx gt automatic

Michael Simari|Car and Driver

⬆︎Tested: 2022 Subaru WRX GT Is a Mature WRX
Subaru’s fanciest WRX brings solid performance and additional features at a questionably upscale price.
by Mike Sutton

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