Ford Explorer, farewell to a fallen good friend and extra: Roadshow’s week in assessment


A midsize crossover SUV with 400 horsepower? Signal us up.


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Welcome to Roadshow’s week in assessment, the place we have a look again on the largest tales from the previous seven days. The week started with evaluations of not one, however two new Ford Explorers, crammed a great deal of enjoyable into a couple of minutes with the 150-mile-per-hour Honda Imply Mower, however ended on a somber word with a tribute to a beloved, fallen colleague.

This is a have a look at our most essential tales from June 16-22, 2019.

Prime evaluations

2020 Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer enters its sixth era for the 2020 mannequin 12 months on new, rear-wheel-drive structure. Opinions editor Emme Corridor has been a busy bee reviewing each the brand new hybrid variant and the 400-horsepower ST model, which you’ll be able to try right here. If final 12 months’s Explorer wasn’t already broadly interesting sufficient, this new one ought to communicate to the plenty maybe like by no means earlier than.

Click on right here to learn our 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid first drive assessment.

2019 Honda Ridgeline

Most pickup truck patrons use their rigs not for working, however for commuting. Whereas adept in each these parts, the 2019 Honda Ridgeline is arguably one of the best in its section for the every day slog. Consequently, evaluations editor Manuel Carrillo III is scratching his head as to why extra individuals aren’t shopping for this unbelievable, commuter-carpool-friendly pickup.

Click on right here to learn our 2019 Honda Ridgeline in-depth assessment.

Honda Imply Mower: Terror distilled

Opinions editor Manuel Carrillo III had by no means been scared by any machine with wheels till he met the Imply Mower. A 150-mile-per-hour menace which will provide supercar acceleration, however is nothing like a supercar to drive. Ever marvel what a barrel trip down Niagara Falls is like? Getting the Imply Mower to triple-digit speeds is the internal-combustion equal.

Click on right here to learn our Honda Imply Mower first drive assessment.

Prime information

  • 2020 BMW eight Sequence Gran Coupe revealed: We’re fairly smitten with the 2019 BMW eight Sequence Coupe and Convertible, however for the upcoming 2020 mannequin 12 months, BMW is introducing a extra sensible Gran Coupe model that has our curiosity additional piqued.
  • Tesla Mannequin Three Pickup: Are you able to imagine a Tesla Mannequin 3-based pickup is already right here? Effectively, not so that you can purchase, however one so that you can take pleasure in watching on-line. YouTuber Simone Giertz is the mastermind behind this construct, and we will now worship at her altar.
  • Bentley goes electrical: The flying B will quickly be getting a heap of electrical energy beneath its wings. By 2023, all the British model’s lineup will provide hybrid variants.
  • 2020 Kia Seltos debuts: The Kia Seltos is a brand new, tiny crossover that could be small in footprint, however massive on type.
  • Order Domino’s by way of your Chevy’s infotainment display: We welcome a less complicated method to order pizza, even when that does imply spending extra time on the health club.
  • Remembering Davey G. Johnson: Our hearts are heavy this week as we replicate on the lifetime of our expensive good friend and esteemed colleague, Davey G. Johnson. Relaxation in peace, you infinitely curious and everlasting adventurer.

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