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Kristin Shaw

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Kristin Shaw has worked in the automotive industry as a freelance writer since 2012. Her first review was about a Ferrari F430, which is a great place to start for a lifelong enthusiast. She has tested and reviewed hundreds of vehicles over the past decade, and some of her favorites include the C2 and C8 Corvette, Lamborghini Aventador S, BMW X5 and Toyota GR86. Her dream car is a restomod 1957 Chevy Bel Air in turquoise. She's competing in her first Rebelle Rally, an all-female off-roading competition, in the fall of 2022 in a lifted Hyundai Santa Cruz. Her work has also been seen in The Drive, AutoWise, GearJunkie, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes Wheels, Today, The Washington Post and more.

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The 2025 Acura MDX continues to shine in the luxury midsize three-row segment, with key improvements for this model year.

By Kristin Shaw

2025 Acura MDX Brings an Edgier Look and Updated Technology

The 2025 Polestar 4 Will Start at $56,300

Mar 27, 2024 3:50 PM GMT+0000

Car News

Polestar today announced that pricing for the 2025 Polestar 4 will start at $56,300. Read more details here.

By Kristin Shaw

The 2025 Polestar 4 Will Start at $56,300

This Is Why You'd Pick a Diesel in 2024

Mar 24, 2024 3:00 PM GMT+0000

Car News

The EPA says diesel fuel is cleaner than ever, and the low-torque power is great for towing. We break down the pros and cons.

By Kristin Shaw

This Is Why You'd Pick a Diesel in 2024

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Rivian owners can now charge their EVs at Tesla Superchargers, expanding the overall network substantially.

By Kristin Shaw

Rivian Gains Access to Tesla Supercharger Network

Car News

Mercedes-Benz announces pricing for 2024 AMG GT coupe, starting at $136,050. Read more here.

By Kristin Shaw

2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Coupe Prices Start at $136,050

Car News

The new 2025 Ram 1500 is available with a high-output inline six-cylinder engine that maxes out with premium fuel. But you don't need it.

By Kristin Shaw

The 2025 Ram 1500 Hurricane HO: Premium Fuel Optional

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The IIHS has a new rating system for partial automation driving systems, and the poor results are surprising. Read more here.

By Kristin Shaw

IIHS Gives Most Advanced Driver Assistance Systems a Failing Grade

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The 2025 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N is the brand's first all-electric performance variant, specializing in speed and handling.

By Kristin Shaw

The 2025 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N Starts at $67,475

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It's the last call for Dodge's venerated Hellcat V8. This is what we'll miss about it.

By Kristin Shaw

A Hellcat-Sized Goodbye to One of Our Favorite Muscle Cars

Car News

Jeep is now offering hands-on and hands-free semi-autonomus driving features on select models of the Grand Cherokee, with the 2025 Ram 1500 adding it soon.

By Kristin Shaw

Jeep's Hands-Free Driving System Is Now Available in Select 2024 Grand Cherokee Models