Drive it! presents a new electric car, a speedy station wagon and a blast from the automotive past.
The Focus Electric is Ford's first all-electric car. The automaker says it can go up to 160 kilometers on a single charge, and that its battery can be recharged in just 3 to 4 hours using high-voltage current. The Focus Electric is to be the first of an entire fleet of electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid models that Ford has planned.
Audi RS models are all the top performers in their respective segments. The RS 4 Avant was launched 12 years ago. Now Audi presents the third generation of the executive sports station wagon. Its 4.2-liter V8 engine generates 331 kW and powers the car to to 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds. Top speed is 250 km/h.
The A-Class celebrates the birth of a new generation with an all-new body. It's now 70 cm longer, 6 cm wider and 14 cm flatter. The result is a sportier and more dynamic look than previous editions. Drive it! checks out the new A-Class.
Sea to Sky is one of the world's craziest enduro races. This motocross event includes three stages, on the beach, through the forest and up a mountain. The competition is held in Kemer, Turkey.
The car bears the VW logo but this 1954 convertible is no run-of-the-mill Volkswagen. Built on a VW chassis by the Beutler brothers in Switzerland, its elegant, light alloy body is a fine example of prestige craftsmanship.