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2020 Cadillac CT5 road test

Sized, contented and priced to conquest new customers — but its timing suffers from the syndrome known as “It’s not an SUV” BY MARK MAYNARD Cadillac has one foot on the gas and the other on a power inverter as it transitions to be General Motors’ electric vehicle division. And all this arrives with the release this year of two new gasoline-powered sedans that replace two very competent sedans. The new models, the CT5 and...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250: Charmed and ready

More utilitarian in its mission, the GLB introduces a different style from what might be expected of a Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz is working its way through the alphabet for its lineup of SUVS, with nameplates of GLA, GLB, GLC, GLE, GLS and the mighty G-Class. Including the so-called “coupe” body-style variants, there are eight SUVs in the lineup, from subcompact to compact, midsize, full-size and full-size plus. Globally, one in three Mercedes-Benz cars is now an...

2020 Porsche Cayenne S Coupe road test: Cut to the chase

Midsize SUV will take corners with sports-car finesse and bring home a load of firewood The Cayenne SUV is now Porsche’s top seller in the U.S. and fortifying its position this year is the four-door, fastback Coupe model. Sharing a foundation and mechanicals with the squared-off Cayenne, the hunky stance of the Coupe is a fusion of style and skill. And so what if this variant costs about $8,500 more than its donor for a...