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Driven Car Reviews

The New York Times automotive contributor Tom Voelk looks at all things automotive. Driven is the first podcast to ever win an Emmy Award. That and nearly unanimous 5 star reviews are a good sign this is worth your time. Subscribe today!

Oct 15, 2021

The Porsche 911 is available in coupe, cabriolet and Targa models. But the GTS version of the 992 has been missing in action. That wrong will be righted in early 2022 when the GTS returns to slot in perfectly between the Carrera S and Turbo S. A bit of a bargain (for a Porsche) it’s available in all three body...


Oct 11, 2021

Chevy’s Bolt has always been a solid compact electric car with great range. The 2022 model fixes the details that bothered owners and kept some from buying in the first place. There’s a new front and back, more comfortable chairs and a dashboard that doesn’t look like it’s made from white Styrofoam. Plus...


Oct 8, 2021

Lexus is about to roll out its first handsfree driving technology called Teammate. It will debut on the Lexus LS 500h hybrid. Teammate advanced driving system uses cameras, radar, and lidar in combination with high resolution map data. Like General Motors’ Super Cruise and Ford’s Blue Cruise, it’s intended...


Oct 4, 2021

There aren’t many affordable rear-drive sports coupes on the market so the 2022 Toyota GR 86 is a gift to enthusiasts. Generation two gets what the faithful asked for- added power, a more usable torque curve, improved manual shift action and a stiffened body structure. The 2-liter 4-cylinder boxer engine grows to...


The 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz Surfs The Line Between Pickup And SUV

Sep 30, 2021

First of all, Santa Cruz is not a pickup. Hyundai is adamant that it’s a Sport Adventure Vehicle designed for urban dwellers to get their chores done. With a 52-inch molded composite bed, it’s much smaller than Honda Ridgeline and easier to garage than any mid-sized pickup. Tom Voelk drives to (where else?) Santa...