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Marc Carter is the Editor-in-Chief and founder of The Torque Report.

2024 Toyota Highlander Hybrid gets the Nightshade treatment

2024 Toyota Highlander

Toyota has announced the updates to the 2024 Highlander, with the biggest update being the addition of the Highlander Hybrid Nightshade edition. Just like other Nightshade editions in Toyota's lineup, it blacks out many of the design details, like the wheels, grille, mirror caps and badging. Inside the Nightshade adds black cloth seats on the LE and black Softex-trimed seats...

2024 Subaru WRX TR teased ahead of its Oct 7 debut

2024 Subaru WRX TR

Subaru is getting ready to introduce a new "sharper and more enthusiast-focused" WRX, called the 2024 WRX TR. Subaru will reveal the hotter WRX at Subiefest Florida on October 7. We don't have a lot of details about the WRX TR, but Subaru has released this single teaser photo, which shows off its Brembo brakes and unique alloy wheels. Subaru will...

2024 Toyota GR Corolla gets a new Premium trim

2024 Toyota GR Corolla

The Toyota GR Corolla has definitely added some more excitement to the fun hot hatch segment and now Toyota has made a few updates for the 2024 model year. A few months ago Toyota revealed that the 2024 GR Corolla has received some chassis updates to improve its performance with mounting bolt changes to the steering gear, rear suspension, and...

2024 Nissan Sentra pricing starts at $21,725

2024 Nissan Sentra

The 2024 Nissan Sentra has received a facelift for the new model year and now Nissan has announced the pricing, which starts at $21,725. The 2024 Sentra gets a reshaped front fascia with a new V-motion grille, updated headlights and a new 16-inch alloy wheels. The Sentra SR adds a slightly sportier look with red SR badges, a new 18-inch...

Hyundai N74 trademark might be for an electric sports car

Hyundai N Vision 74 Concept

Last summer Hyundai unveiled the N Vision 74 concept, which was an electric concept that was inspired by the 1974 Hyundai Pony coupe. The retro concept was powered by two electric motors that generated a combined 670 horsepower, which definitely excited us about Hyundai's electric future. Now we may have proof that Hyundai is going to introduce a production...

Lexus will introduce a new EV in 2026

2023 Lexus RZ Review

Lexus has been slow to adopt battery electric vehicles, since it currently only offers the RZ electric crossover in the US. Well that's about to change, since Lexus has announced that it will introduce a new EV in 2026 that will be based on a new modular platform. Lexus will give us a preview of what the new EV might...

2024 Kia Niro PHEV pricing starts at $35,615

2024 Kia Niro PHEV

Kia has announced the pricing and updates for the 2024 Kia Niro plug-in hybrid. Since it was redesigned last year, the Niro PHEV carries over into the 2024 model year without any big changes. The only change is that the color Fire Orange Metallic has been deleted from the color options. The Niro PHEV is available in two versions: EX...

2024 Mazda CX-90 PHEV Review: The family’s plug-in hybrid

2024 Mazda CX-90 PHEV Review

It's no secret how disappointing Mazda's first EV, the MX-30, was with its short driving range and cramped cabin. Well the good news is that Mazda is continuing its goal of electrifying its entire lineup by 2030 and its second electrified model is quite good. While the MX-30 was designed more as a small commuter EV, the CX-90 PHEV...

2024 Kia Niro pricing starts at $28,165

2024 Kia Niro

Kia has announced the pricing for the 2024 Niro hybrid, which starts at $28,165. The Kia Niro was redesigned last year, so the changes to the 2024 model are minimal. The 2024 Niro gets a dual-level cargo floor on all trim levels, except the base LX trim. The only other change is that Fire Orange Metallic has been deleted from...

2024 Hyundai Kona First Drive Review: Looking to the Future

2024 Hyundai Kona Review

The Hyundai Kona has been a popular small SUV, especially for buyers that live an urban environment, thanks to its small footprint. Now we have the second-generation Kona, which is all-new for the 2024 model year. Hyundai has thrown out nearly everything from the first generation Kona, since it's now a bit bigger, more stylish and has a more...