Speed, handling, looks, capability and luxury shouldn’t be accessible only to folks who can drop 100 Large on whatever hot premium car just rolled out of a fancy showroom. These five cars are among the most impressive we’ve encountered this year, and all of them hit well below what enthusiasts might expect to pay for a new vehicle that gets the blood pumping: the very real price point of $35K. Consider this an endorsement for affordable fun.
VW Jetta GLI Review: GTI With a Trunk, Or 3-Box Pretender?
Volkswagen's Jetta GLI aspires to stand tall alongside the iconic GTI. But does it have what it takes to be a true performance sedan? Or is it just riding its big brother's coattails?
Toyota 86 GT Black Review: Is the New Looks Package Really Worth It?
That's where the GT Black is special: it takes an admittedly cult-classic car and ups the nerd cred a bit within its own circles.
This Is the Most Important Car Toyota Has Built In the 21st Century
The 2018 Toyota Corolla is not a performance car for the people. It's a car for the people that just happens to have performance.
This All-New, American All-Wheel-Drive Wagon Costs $15,000 Less than an Audi Allroad
The brand has come full circle: Buick wagons are back.
Mazda6 Signature Review: A New Approach to Affordable Mid-Sized Sedans
Earlier this year Mazda announced it was 'moving upmarket.' But what does that even mean? The answer is the Mazda6 Signature.