March 30, 2017

2018 Audi Q5 now has the highest MPG in its segment

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Audi has announced that the 2018 Q5 now has the highest mpg in its segment. With a 25-mpg city/highway combined fuel economy rating, the 2018 Q5 achieves a +3 mpg improvement over the 2017 Q5.

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March 29, 2017

Toyota FT-4X concept teased. Is Toyota working on a Bronco rival?

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Toyota has released a teaser of the new FT-4X concept that it is going to debut next month in New York Auto Show. While we only have a look at its rugged wheel, right now we can only speculate that it's a new SUV/ truck concept.

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Refreshed 2018 Lexus NX to debut in Shanghai

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Lexus has announced that the 2018 Lexus NX crossover is getting a refresh and that the updated model is going to debut next month at the upcoming Shanghai Motor Show.

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March 28, 2017

2018 Acura TLX to debut its new face in NYC

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Acura has announced that the updated 2018 TLX is going to debut next month at the New York Auto Show. From the front, the new TLX is going to get a face that is inspired by the Acura Precision Concept that debuted last year in Detroit.

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Chevy Volt arrives in China as the Buick Velite 5

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Buick has announced that it is going to sell a rebadged version of the Chevy Volt in China as the Buick Velite 5.

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Lincoln debuts a new head-up display on the Continental

Lincoln has announced the release of a new head-up display that will be available on the new Lincoln Continental. Lots of automakers now offer the technology on their vehicles, but Lincoln says that its new system is the brightest display available - you can even see it with polarized sunglasses on.

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March 27, 2017

2018 Honda Civic Si will have 192 lb-ft. of torque

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Honda has yet to officially release the specs for the new Civic Si, but an email from Honda may have released the torque spec for the Civic Si's new turbocharged engine.

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2017 Nissan GT-R Track Edition starts at $129,585

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Nissan has unveiled a new third model for the 2017 GT-R lineup: the GT-R Track Edition. The new Track Edition will slot in between the Premium and Nismo models in the lineup.

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March 24, 2017

Tesla reveals Model 3 release candidate (Video)

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has released a video of a Model 3 release candidate on the move. The video doesn't release any other details about the Model 3, but the video is meant to prove that the automaker is closer to production than some analysts believe.

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2017 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster (Review)

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In the not too distant future, words like "autonomous" and "electric", will likely replace words, like "throaty exhaust" and "redline." So is now the time to stop and find some driving enjoyment? Yes! Today the roads are littered with boring SUVs and sedans, but there are a few options left on the market if you want to actually feel the road, enjoy the sounds of the engine and at the same time have a hell of a lot of fun. Yes you can look at anything from a Camaro to an M4 or even a Toyota 86, but what about a roadster? There are a few good options, especially the Mazda MX-5 Miata and Porsche 718 Boxster.

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March 23, 2017

Hear how awesome the 2017 Honda Civic Type R sounds!

Honda unveiled the all-new 2017 Civic Type R a few weeks ago. The 306-hp Civic Type R is powered by a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder engine, which sounds great on paper - but now Honda is letting you hear how awesome it sounds.

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2018 Ford Edge SEL Sport Appearance package revealed

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Ford is introducing a new Sport Appearance package for the 2018 Edge SEL Sport. The Sport Appearance package follows the latest trend that almost ever other automaker is doing with their blacked out packages.

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March 22, 2017

McLaren teases the BP23 its most powerful car yet

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McLaren has released this teaser photo of its new 'Hyper-GT' car, that is codenamed BP23. The new BP23 will be the most powerful and most aerodynamic road-going McLaren ever produced.

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Restyled 2018 Toyota Sienna and Yaris to debut in NYC

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Toyota has revealed the updated 2018 Sienna and Yaris ahead of their debut at the New York Auto Show next month.

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March 21, 2017

BMW to release 40 new or revamped models over the next 2 years

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BMW has announced an ambitious plan to compete with Mercedes-Benz, which will include releasing 40 new or updated models over the next two years. Part of the new introductions will be the small X2 crossover and finally a model larger than the X5, dubbed the X7.

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Mitsubishi delays the next-generation Outlander and Outlander Sport

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Mitsubishi has reportedly delayed work on the next-generation Outlander and Outlander Sport models as the automaker looks for ways to share parts with Nissan. The news is an obvious blow to dealers who have been begging for new product and the first negative of the new Mitsubishi-Nissan pair up.

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March 20, 2017

VW confirms small T-Roc crossover for the U.S.

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Volkswagen has confirmed that it will introduce a production version of the T-Roc crossover concept in the U.S. The T-Roc (name may change) compact crossover will slot in below the Tiguan in VW's lineup when it arrives in 2019.

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Battle of the fuel cell vehicles: 2017 Honda Clarity vs 2017 Toyota Mirai (Review)

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Electric cars and plug-in hybrids are becoming more common everyday, especially with the introduction of the new Chevy Bolt - the electric car for the masses, but what's next. Although hybrids, plug-in hybrids and fully electric vehicles are becoming more popular, there is one future technology that has yet to take off, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Honda originally started leasing its Clarity FCX fuel cell vehicle in 2008 and since then we've seen the limited release of other fuel cell vehicles from GM, Hyundai and most recently Toyota, but is the technology now ready for prime time? For the 2017 model year, Honda and Toyota have released two vehicles, which they hope will finally improve public perception of fuel cell vehicles and prove that they are just as easy to operate and as safe as conventional vehicles. With that we have our first head to head battle of the 2017 Honda Clarity and 2017 Toyota Mirai!

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March 18, 2017

Tesla kills the Model S 60 due to poor sales

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Tesla has announced that it is ending production of the Model S 60 and 60D models due to poor sales. Most buyers ended up choosing the Model S 75, so to simplify things the 60 kWh option will be removed from the options list.

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March 17, 2017

2018 Ford Focus Electric goes for the green

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We already know that the Ford Focus Electric is a "green" car, but now it's even greener with the debut of the new Outrageous Green color. The 2018 Focus Electric's Outrageous Green Metallic paint hue is inspired by nature and renewal and is also validated by Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year, Greenery.

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Is the Lexus GS about to go bye bye?

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Just a few months ago, Lexus unveiled the all-new LS flagship sedan, which is now ditching the old V8 engine in the last generation for a twin-turbocharged V6. The twin-turbo V6 may sound like a nice upgrade to the LS, but it will come at a cost. It's being reported the new LS may lead to the death of the smaller GS sedan.

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March 16, 2017

Lexus UX crossover concept headed to production

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Lexus has confirmed that the small UX crossover concept is going to enter production, as the brand looks for ways to attract younger buyers. Lexus executive Yoshihiro Sawa revealed the news during an interview with Motoring last week at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

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Audi Q4 crossover confirmed and will arrive by 2019

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Audi has confirmed plans to add another crossover to its lineup, which will be called the Q4. As the name suggests, the Q4 will slot in between the existing Q3 and Q5 models, but with a sportier look - think BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe rival.

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March 15, 2017

2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid priced at $52,935

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Acura has announced the pricing for the first ever MDX hybrid, the 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid, which starts at $52,935. Acura is quick to point out that, that starting price is only $1,500 more than the non-hybrid MDX.

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Buick to unveil a new Regal wagon next month!

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It's been rumored and now we'll see if its true! Buick is reportedly going to reveal a new Regal wagon next month at the New York Auto Show. The Regal will be a rebadged version of Opel's Insignia Sports Tourer wagon that is sold in Europe.

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March 14, 2017

2018 Buick Enclave teased ahead of its New York debut

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Buick is going to unveil the all-new 2018 Enclave SUV next month at the New York Auto Show. In anticipation for its debut, Buick has released a teaser sketch of the new Enclave, which will continue to share its platform with the also new Chevy Traverse.

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2017 Toyota 860 Special Edition unveiled

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Toyota has unveiled a new special edition of the 86, dubbed the 860 Special Edition. The special 86 gets some unique exterior upgrades, an upgraded interior and some new performance tech features.

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March 13, 2017

Honda Clarity Electric and Plug-in Hybrid to debut in New York

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Honda has announced that both the Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will debut at the 2017 New York Auto Show, which kicks off next month. Honda has released this teaser photo of the new Clarity models, which will look almost identical to the Fuel Cell version.

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March 7, 2017

2017 Honda Civic Type R debuts with 306-HP!

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Honda has finally unveiled the 2017 Civic Type R, which is going to arrive in the U.S. later this spring! The much anticipated halo model for the Civic lineup is debuting this week at the Geneva Motor Show.

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March 4, 2017

Here's your first look at the Mercedes-AMG GT sedan concept

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Mercedes-AMG has released a teaser photo of its new sedan concept that is going to debut next week at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The sedan concept borrows many styling cues from the Mercedes-AMG GT, but its four-door layout would give the brand a rival to models like, the Porsche Panamera and BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe.

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