Comparisons

2021 Ford Bronco vs The Original Bronco

2021 Ford Bronco vs The Original Bronco

We compare the 2021 Ford Bronco to its 55-year-old grandfather

Ford revived the Bronco for the 2021 model year and brought the iconic nameplate back on the market after 25 years. And even though it had five generations to consider, four of which competed in the full-size segment, Ford opted to design the 2021 Bronco as a spiritual successor to the original compact SUV.

The sixth-gen hauler is clearly inspired by the first Bronco that was unveiled in 1965, with the most notable difference being a four-door version for the modern SUV. Granted, these vehicles arrived 55 years apart so they’re radically different when it comes to interior features, technology, and powerplants, but the 2021 Bronco is a cool tribute to the original SUV on the surface. So let’s find out what makes them similar and what sets them apart.

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Ford Bronco vs. Jeep Wrangler

Ford Bronco vs. Jeep Wrangler

Is the new Ford Bronco better than the mighty Jeep Wrangler?

The highly anticipated Ford Bronco is finally here. Discontinued after five generations in 1996, the Bronco nameplate returned after almost 25 years. That’s big news for SUV enthusiasts, but it’s equally important that Ford finally offers a competitor for the Jeep Wrangler.

The latter is by far the most popular option when it comes to rugged, off-road-ready SUVs, so the Bronco has a very difficult mission upon its return. Does it have what it takes to compete with the Wrangler? Is it better than Jeep’s tried-and-true off-roader? Well, these are questions that will get solid answers once the Bronco starts rolling off the assembly line and we get our hands on one. But until that happens, here’s a thorough comparison that reveals how they stack against each other on paper.

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The Lotus Evija is So Fast That It Puts the Ferrari SF90 and Bugatti Chiron to Shame

The Lotus Evija is So Fast That It Puts the Ferrari SF90 and Bugatti Chiron to Shame

British all-electric hypercar could change the performance car segment as we know it

The Lotus Evija is a monster all-electric hypercar that Lotus is developing to turn the performance car industry on its head. With potential rivals like the Rimac C_Two, Tesla Roadster, and Pininfarina Battista all in varying stages of development, Lotus is moving along with its development of the Evija, determined to set the bar in a segment that technically doesn’t exist yet.

As the development of the Evija continues, the folks over at Top Gear got to slip behind the curtain and get precious information regarding the Evija’s ungodly performance capabilities. Expectations are already running high, but this early in the hypercar’s development, it looks like the Evija will have the performance chops to not only live up to the hype but far exceed it, too.

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The Toyota RAV4 Prime Is Somehow Quicker Than the 2021 Toyota Supra 2.0

The Toyota RAV4 Prime Is Somehow Quicker Than the 2021 Toyota Supra 2.0

The wonders of instantaneous torque never ceases to amaze

In the 20-plus years that it’s been around, the Toyota RAV4 has evolved from a humble crossover that was looking to break into a small but fledgling segment to one of the most popular models in what is the most popular segment in the industry today.

When was the last time you heard a RAV4 beat a full-blown sports car like the Supra in a sprint-to-60-mph time? What’s that? Never? Well, consider this the first of what looks to be repeat performances from the suddenly performance-oriented Toyota RAV4.

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Ford Actually Believes That the Focus ST Is Better Than the Volkswagen Golf GTI

Ford Actually Believes That the Focus ST Is Better Than the Volkswagen Golf GTI

But will it become more popular than the best-selling Golf GTI?

Ford has been working to dethrone the Volkswagen Golf GTI with the Focus ST for more than a decade now. Needless to say, it wasn’t exactly successful at it, as the Golf GTI is still the best-selling hot hatch in nearly every market. But Ford Performance Europe boss Stefan Meunzinger thinks that the latest-generation Focus ST finally has what it takes to overtake its rival.

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2021 BMW i4 vs 2020 Tesla Model 3

2021 BMW i4 vs 2020 Tesla Model 3

It looks like the i4 has what it takes to beat the Tesla Model 3

BMW unveiled thei4 Concept at the 2020 Geneva International Motor Show, well, virtually. It previewed what we can expect from the production-spec i4 that will release some time in 2021.

The concept proved that there is a lot more to the i4 than its polarizing looks. We put it up against the Tesla Model S recently, but how does it fare against Tesla’s best-seller and most likely cheaper Model 3? So, let’s compare them both and see what are the differences between the Tesla Model 3 and BMW i4, and why do those differences matter.

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2020 BMW M8 vs 2019 Mercedes-AMG S63

2020 BMW M8 vs 2019 Mercedes-AMG S63

When it comes to super-fast luxurious German coupes, it all boils down to the BMW M8 and the Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe

Until recently, BMW didn’t offer a righteous rival for the S-Class Coupe. Subsequently, the Mercedes-AMG S63 was ruling the realm without a competitor in sight, but that changed when the M8 was born.

Although the S-Class Coupe/AMG S63 is a shorter, two-door version of the larger S-Class sedan and the M8 was designed as fully-blown coupe right off the bat, it fits nicely into the same ballpark as the juiced-up Mercedes-AMG S63. So in our quest to see which is better, we’re taking a good close look at what they have to offer on paper.

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2020 Ferrari 812 GTS vs. 2020 Mercedes-AMG S 65 Cabriolet

2020 Ferrari 812 GTS vs. 2020 Mercedes-AMG S 65 Cabriolet

As far as grunty open-top luxury cars go, the 812 GTS and the S 65 can be considered the creme de la creme

They might share the same engine configuration, but the 2020 Ferrari 812 GTS and the 2020 Mercedes-AMG S 65 Cabriolet are two very different dishes. One’s naturally aspirated while the other uses the magic of forced induction. One is a purpose-built supercar while the other is the open-top version of one of the most luxurious full-size sedan you can buy today.

But here at Top Speed we have a knack for dissecting things, so we thought an in-depth comparison between the 812 GTS and the Mercedes-AMG S 65 Cabrio would be equally useful and interesting, even as they come from two different worlds.

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How Does the 2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E Compare to Its Main Competition?

How Does the 2020 Ford Mustang Mach-E Compare to Its Main Competition?

Ford’s new all-electric crossover will have stiff competition to face

The Ford Mustang Mach-E has arrived, and now it’s time to see how the Mustang Mach-E compares to the competition. Name issues notwithstanding, the Mustang Mach-E enters a market that’s teeming with competition from models that are just as new and exciting as the new Ford crossover. How does the Mustang Mach-E compare against its new rivals? Let’s go find out.

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Why the Tesla Cybertruck Will Be Better Than the Rivian R1T

Why the Tesla Cybertruck Will Be Better Than the Rivian R1T

You have Elon Musk as the face of the company; isn’t that enough already?

The war of electric pickup trucks is hot right now and, while there are multiple players in the segment like Fisker, Atlis, and Bollinger, all eyes are on Rivian and Tesla. The former has already announced most of the features and specs for its R1T pickup, but there’s not much we know about the Tesla pickup. We’ve yet to even see the actual truck, and despite this, there are a lot of reasons to believe that the Tesla pickup truck, called the Cybertruck for now, will be better than the R1T.

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The 2020 BMW M2 CS Dethrones the M2 Competition In ALMOST Every Way

The 2020 BMW M2 CS Dethrones the M2 Competition In ALMOST Every Way

We’d Like to Say You Can Have Your Cake and Eat it Too, But the M2 CS Isn’t Built That Way

The 2020 BMW M2 CS is finally here, and it comes with BMW’s legendary S55, 3.0-liter inline-six, which now boasts 444 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. It’s also gleaming with carbon fiber outside and packed full of Alcantara with contrast stitching inside. It’s certainly lighter and faster than the M2 Competition, but by how much?

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Volkswagen Golf Mk8 vs Mk7 - a design comparison

Volkswagen Golf Mk8 vs Mk7 - a design comparison

Is the 2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 the better looking car?

After seven successful years on the market, the Golf Mk7 was retired to make way for the eighth-generation hatchback. Unveiled at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show, the Golf Mk8 brings a new design to the table. However, much like all recently introduced new-generation Volkswagens, the new Golf is an evolution of the outgoing model. Is the new design different enough to be considered a new generation? Let’s find out in the comparison below.

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