Guest Chad Kirchner gets a ride in the 2020 Ford Bronco R, the 'Raptor' version of the upcoming SUV, and dives deep into the details on what to expect from the heritage-inspired model. Benjamin is back from Texas after driving the 2020 Aston Martin Vantage, which marries a German heart to a British body. Sami and Chad both attended the Infiniti at 30 celebration, which generated some surprise EV-related news for the brand, and finally the trio debate the merits of the upcoming electric Ford Mustang SUV, before trying to decide whether Benjamin need to buy a Release Series 1.0 Scion xB.
- 2020 Aston Martin Vantage review: Freethinkers welcome — The Porsche 911 is the obvious choice in this space, and though it offers many flavors, it’s still the de facto uniform of early-career conspicuous consumption. Aston Martin would like to make a dent in this rear-engine hegemony with the Vantage, the newest, and most accessible way for buyers to tap into a sports car lineage that dates back to nearly the beginning of the internal combustion engine. No, it’s not a 911. It’s a properly sporting English GT car, and that’s exactly the point.