2013 Lexus LS600h L: Plenty of Tech, but Short on Value
Jul 18, 2014 - in Reviews
We spent a week with Lexus' flagship hybrid executive sedan to judge its infotainment system and amenities. Do the Japanese have what it takes to tackle compelling German competition, or has the company lost its way? Join us as we look at the LS600h L.
2014 Mazda5 Sport: Say Hello To Tom's Hardware's Project Car
Jun 13, 2014 - in Reviews
We love reviewing the latest and greatest automotive technology. But when the factory toys don't evolve fast enough, we turn to the aftermarket. A new 2014 Mazda5 will serve as our platform for testing third-party technology moving forward.
The 10 Best And 10 Worst Automotive Technologies
Apr 25, 2014 - in Picture Story
You've been seeing Tom's Hardware coverage of automotive technology for a couple of years now. Given our enthusiast-oriented approach, it's no surprise that I now have an exhaustive list of implementations I love and implementations I downright despise.
2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan: Android, Atom, And More
Apr 7, 2014 - in Reviews
Hyundai is updating its luxury sedan with a new platform and design for 2015. We flew out to Arizona for a first drive of the 2015 Genesis.
2014 Equus Review: Are You Ready For A $70,000 Hyundai?
Feb 28, 2014 - in Reviews
Would you be willing to spend close to seventy grand on a high-end Hyundai? Loaded down with a 429-hp V8 engine, heads-up display, numerous driver aids, and a back seat full of amenities, the automaker wants to give value-seekers something to think about.
Bentley Continental GT V8: Some Cool Tech, And Loads Of Class
Feb 14, 2014 - in Picture Story
Rather than flying into Vegas for CES last month, we drove. In Bentley's Continental GT V8. After a week of sprints on the highway and cruising The Strip, we figured out what makes this decadent land yacht tick. What goodies can you expect for $227,000?
2013 Audi A8L: Nvidia Graphics, Wi-Fi, LED Lights, And Google Earth
Jan 24, 2014 - in Reviews
One week with Audi's flagship A8L just isn't enough. This car is loaded with smart technology, driver aids, awesome lights, and a beefy motor. We go through as many of its subsystems as possible in an effort to find something wrong...but really can't.
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Refined Just Right; Raw Where It Counts
Sep 9, 2013 - in Reviews
The iconic American brand blends luxury, technology and off-road capabilities into a single 5-passenger SUV. We spend a week putting it through its paces on and off road.
2014 Jaguar F-Type: Smartly-Integrated Tech And Almost 500 Hp
Aug 15, 2013 - in Picture Story
Jaguar invited us to its North American F-Type launch event. Naturally, we accepted and spent a day cruising around in the company's first sports car in almost 40 years. The F-Type integrates technology where necessary, and horsepower quite liberally.
Parrot Asteroid Smart Review: Android In Your Car's Dash?
Jul 9, 2013 - in Reviews
Parrot combines Android 2.3 with a double-DIN head unit to create an advanced infotainment system for automotive enthusiasts. We hook it up in two difference vehicles, side-load apps, root it, and let you know whether it's worth the $600 Parrot is asking.
Mudfest 2013: Tom's Hardware Helps Test 23 SUVs
Jun 13, 2013 - in Reviews
Tom's Hardware spent two days at DirtFish Rally School testing 23 different SUVs and crossovers with 30 other automotive journalists. At the end of the event, we helped crown one contender the Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of the Year.
2013 Nissan GT-R Black Edition: The Gran Turismo Car
Apr 30, 2013 - in Reviews
Nissan let us borrow its 2013 GT-R Black Edition press car for our trip to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. We were blown away by its performance, even if the car doesn't include much of the convenience-oriented tech we've grown accustomed to.
2013 Subaru Legacy Sedan: A Mid-Size Ride With Practical Tech
Apr 9, 2013 - in Reviews
Subaru gives its Legacy a mid-life refresh with styling tweaks, a new motor, and Eyesight driving assistance technology. We spent a week with the car in the rainy Pacific Northwest to see how well Subaru's Eyesight system and Symmetrical AWD work.
2013 Infiniti JX35: Getting Us One Step Closer To A Driverless Car
Jan 29, 2013 - in Reviews
Infiniti tossed us the keys to its 2013 JX35 crossover, loaded with driver assistance technologies that almost have the vehicle driving itself. We took it out for a week and tested all of the company's innovative extras. Which ones do you really need?
Tom's Hardware Talks To Champion Rally Drivers About Technology
Jan 7, 2013 - in Reviews
Subaru invited us out to attend the 2012 Olympus Rally, so we went and watched the race, took some pictures, and interviewed some of big names in rally racing, including Ken Block, concept director of the viral Gymkhana Five video on YouTube.
2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid XLE: Technology In A Mid-Size Sedan
Oct 15, 2012 - in Reviews
Toyota's Camry is America's best-selling mid-size vehicle. But it didn't get there by making any bold statements. We spent a week with a hybrid model to see if the car's technology could snap us awake from the boredom of an uninspired driving experience.
2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 Track: Telematics And Infotainment
Sep 18, 2012 - in Reviews
Hyundai takes a shot at creating a rear-wheel-drive sports car, complete with navigation, infotainment, and telematics. We spent a week with the 2013 Genesis Coupe to gauge whether its technology package lives up to its improved 348 hp Lambda V6 engine.
Kia UVO: Mainstream Infotainment In The 2012 Soul
Jul 18, 2012 - in Reviews
Kia and Microsoft come together to bring you UVO, a Windows Embedded Automotive-based infotainment system. We spent a week with Kia's 2012 Soul, armed with UVO, and have a full run-down of what we did and didn't like about the mainstream tech package.
SYNC With MyFord Touch: Automotive Infotainment For All
May 30, 2012 - in Reviews
Automotive infotainment systems are becoming smarter, and more powerful, featuring some of the same hardware as popular smartphones and tablets. It's time to apply our own unique analysis to technology finding its way into the automotive segment.
Chris Angelini On Tom's Hardware In 2012
Jan 16, 2012 - in Reviews
I just got back from CES 2012. And although I’ve attended a great many Consumer Electronics Shows, Computexes, and Comdexes (never a CeBIT), this year’s show was by far the most intense. It wasn’t that there were tons of really awesome products. In fact,