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Marc Carter is the Editor-in-Chief and founder of The Torque Report. When he's not writing news or reviews for The Torque Report, he also contributes to Inhabitat.com.

Land Rover has finalized the design of the next Defender

Land Rover Defender

Ever since the last Defender rolled off the line in 2016, Land Rover has been bombarded with details about the next-generation Land Rover Defender. We're about year or so away from the debut of the new Defender, but Gerry McGovern, Land Rover's chief design officer recently provided some small hints about what we can expect. Speaking at the press preview...

2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS debut with 365-hp

2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 718 Cayman GTS

Porsche is expanding the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman lineup with the debut of the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS and 718 Cayman GTS. The GTS versions of the 7187 Boxster and 718 Cayman now sit at the top of the lineup with a bit more power than the 718 S models. Both 718 GTS models are powered by the...

Polestar 2 will rival the Model 3 in 2019, followed by an electric SUV

Polestar 1

This morning Polestar took the wraps off its first model, the plug-in hybrid Polestar 1 coupe. While the Polestar 1 will be a limited production model when it goes on sale in 2019, the brand is already working on two other electric models. Following up the debut of the Polestar 1 in mid-2019, the Polestar 2 will go into production...

2018 Nissan Rogue gets ProPILOT assist and starts at $25,655

2018 Nissan Rogue

Nissan has announced the updates to the 2018 Nissan Rogue, which gets a few trim changes, but the biggest update is the availability of the ProPILOT Assist technology. The ProPILOT Assist technology makes it easier for drivers to drive on the highway, since it assists with the steering, braking and acceleration. The ProPILOT Assist system is being offered on several...

Next-Gen MINI Cooper coming in 2021

2017 MINI Cooper

MINI's design chief Oliver Heilmer recently sat down with Autocar, where he revealed what MINI is currently working on and where the brand may go in the future. With the arrival of the MINI electric car in 2019, MINI's current lineup will be complete, but could MINI add more models? Maybe. MINI is currently committed to its five "superheroes" lineup,...

2019 Hyundai Kona EV will have two battery options

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Hyundai's next electric car, the Kona EV will debut in a few months at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. Hyundai hasn't given too many details about the Kona electric SUV, but we do know that it will have a driving range around 210 miles. Now we've learned that the 2019 Kona EV will be offered with a choice of two...

Toyota Concept-i Series can interpret your emotions

Toyota Concept-i Series

Following the debut of the Concept-i earlier this year at CES, Toyota has now unveiled two more Concept-i models that now expand the concepts into a series. The Concept-i Series now includes the Concept-i Ride and the Concept-i Ride. The Concept-i Ride is smaller than the original Concept-i with a footprint that is aimed more for an urban environment. It...

Cadillac Super Cruise Review

Cadillac Super Cruise Review

In a few years we'll see the introduction of several self-driving cars that will forever change the way we get from point A to point B, but what options are there today to make your daily commute a little less tedious? Over the last year or two several automakers have introduced new driver assistance technology, like adaptive cruise control...

2018 Jeep Wrangler owner’s manual leaks online

2018 Jeep Wrangler Brochure

The next-generation 2018 Jeep Wrangler (JL) is literally the worst kept secret for the 2018 model year. After leaked photos, leaked NHTSA documents and even a few early tidbits of info, we now have a leaked owner’s manual for the new 2018 Wrangler. The leaked owner’s manual/ user guide is brought to us by JL Wrangler Forums, the site that...

Toyota to begin testing Project Portal fuel cell semi truck

Toyota Project Portal

While Tesla is intent on introducing an electric semi truck, Toyota is also testing a zero emissions semi truck that uses a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain. Toyota is set to begin testing its new Project Portal zero-emissions truck later this month around the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The Project Portal heavy-duty truck concept generates more than 670...

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