Kurt Niebuhr

Kurt Niebuhr

Vehicle Test Editor

Kurt Niebuhr routinely exceeds 130 mph on an L.A.-based test track. But, it's all part of being a performance test driver. Kurt got his start in the auto business as a photographer, but now he rates, tests and writes content on as many cars as he can get his hands on every year. When he's not behind the wheel of the newest vehicles, he spends his time cursing at his 1966 Mustang.

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The 2021 Jeep Rubicon 392 combines the off-road prowess of a Wrangler with the engine of a muscle car. It is sometimes terrifying but always fun. Read on for all the details of our full track test of the Jeep Wrangler 392.

By Kurt Niebuhr

TESTED: 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 392 - How Fast Is the Wrangler V8?

TESTED: 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4

May 19, 2021 7:00 PM GMT+0000

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We tested the 2021 718 Cayman GT4 at our test track and came away thinking it's the best sports car you can buy. Read on for all the numbers and our expert analysis.

By Kurt Niebuhr

TESTED: 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4

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The 2022 Genesis G70 adopts the young brand's bold, new style and makes a strong case to be a class leader.

By Kurt Niebuhr

The 2022 Genesis G70 Gets a New Look and New Features

TESTED: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1

May 13, 2021 7:00 PM GMT+0000

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The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 combines the best of the current Mustangs to make the best current Mustang. How do we know? Because we tested one at the track. Read on for all the numbers and our expert analysis.

By Kurt Niebuhr

TESTED: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1

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We plug in the Tesla Model Y, Ford Mustang Mach-E and Volkswagen ID.4 to find out which brand makes public charging easiest for owners. Read on for an EV charging comparison that sheds some light on what it's like to take a road trip in today's electric cars.

By Kurt Niebuhr

EV Charging Comparison: Tesla vs. Ford vs. Volkswagen

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The 2021 Kia Sorento stretches its wheelbase, and along with it, our definition of a compact SUV. Our First Drive has our impressions on this updated three-row.

By Kurt Niebuhr

Kia's New Sorento Driven: Just How Good Is It?

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We know it's hard to wait for the new 2021 Ford Bronco. But don't rush out and buy an original Bronco just to get your fix. Here's why nostalgia isn't always what it's cracked up to be.

By Kurt Niebuhr

New Ford Bronco vs. Original Ford Bronco: The Case Against Nostalgia

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As good as the redesigned 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class will be, the Maybach version will rightfully hold extra appeal for buyers who demand exclusivity and competence. Here's why we think the new Maybach sedan is more than just a gussied-up S-Class.

By Kurt Niebuhr

Why the 2021 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Actually Makes Sense

Why the Basic 2021 Ford Bronco Makes Us Happy

Nov 12, 2020 11:30 AM GMT+0000

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The 2021 Ford Bronco, even in its most basic trim level, offers the right options and rugged capability. See why the new base Bronco has more than enough going for it to get our vote.

By Kurt Niebuhr

Why the Basic 2021 Ford Bronco Makes Us Happy

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The next-generation 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is almost here, and you probably don't know enough about it. Here are three facts you absolutely must know about the latest S-Class sedan.

By Kurt Niebuhr

The Three Things You Should Know About the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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Honda has sought to further refine its 2021 Accord Hybrid and in doing so has created a front-running midsize sedan that just happens to get 48 mpg.

By Kurt Niebuhr

The 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Gets a Minor Styling Refresh and a Major Dose of Refinement

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The 2021 Ford Bronco has three features that will really help it stand out from the SUV crowd. Read on to find out what those features are and why we think they're so great.

By Kurt Niebuhr

2021 Ford Bronco Owners Will Love These Three Features

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The 2021 Ford Bronco has a lot of cool features, no doubt, but it also has some pretty useless ones that we think are gimmicks. Here are the three 2021 Bronco features that are frankly just pointless.

By Kurt Niebuhr

These Three 2021 Ford Bronco Features Are Pointless and Here's Why

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The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is determined to make you forget that you're in a car. See why two interior features in particular make the new S-Class a different breed of luxury sedan.

By Kurt Niebuhr

Two Interior Features That Make the 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class So Good

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The 2021 Ford Bronco Warthog looks to be a mini-Raptor version of the new Bronco, featuring flared fenders, huge tires on beadlock-capable wheels, adaptive shocks and more. Check out our full breakdown of these Bronco Warthog spy photos showing a prototype driving on the street.

By Kurt Niebuhr

2021 Ford Bronco Warthog Spied Looking Ready for Dirty Things