2018 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD

The redesigned Volvo XC60 T6 scoots to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds and hangs on to a cloverleaf at a very carlike 0.87 g, but it’s not built for those feats. A less expensive, base-engine BMW X3 will easily keep up while a similarly priced Porsche Macan S will embarrass the Volvo on a winding two-lane. Buying an XC60 for its performance is like purchasing a Rolex for the way it keeps time. No, you get the XC60 to salve the right part of your brain: You buy it for its quiet, comfortable, and all-around stunning…

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Car Seat Headrest: Twin Fantasy Review

To understand the new Car Seat Headrest release, you first have to understand Car Seat Headrest’s origin story. That story has been told many times before, so let’s keep it brief: In 2010, Virginia teenager Will Toledo started recording songs and posting them to Bandcamp under the name Car Seat Headrest. He posted six full-length albums in about 18 months, the last of which was called Twin Fantasy—a lo-fi concept record about the dizzying highs, terrifying lows and confusing in-betweens of a romantic relationship. Its themes highly relatable, Twin Fantasy attracted lots of…

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2018 Nissan Leaf review, test drive

They say ‘What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas’. I wholly subscribe to the notion, but as a conscientious auto journalist I’m forced to make an exception here. With me is the second-generation Nissan Leaf and I think it’s prudent to talk about the car in some detail. Not only because it’s the follow-up to the world’s best-selling electric car, but also because this is a model that you just might see on sale in India in the not-too-distant future. The plan is to drive out of Las Vegas to…

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