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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.

Maserati GranTurismo Zéda celebrates the end

Maserati has announced the end of production of the current GranTurismo and GranCabrio models and it's celebrating the occasion with the debut of the GranTurismo Zéda. Before you get too sad, Maserati has already confirmed that a new GranTurismo and GranCabrio is in the works. According to Maserati, the...

2021 Kia Optima revealed

Kia has released the first images of the next-generation Kia K5, which is the KDM-spec version of the Optima. We don't know when Kia plans to reveal the US-spec 2021 Optima, but at least now we have a pretty good idea of what it will look like. Just like...

2020 VW Passat starts at $23,915

Volkswagen has announced the pricing for the restyled 2020 Passat, which starts at $23,915, including the destination fees. With a starting price under $24k, the updated Passat starts over $2k below the 2019 model. The revamped 2020 Passat is still based on the same platform as the 2019 model,...

Lexus teases its first electric car

Lexus EV Teaser

Lexus is going to reveal its first electric car later this month on November 22 in China at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition. Lexus hasn't revealed that much about its first EV, but it did state with this teaser that the new EV is, "specifically crafted to suit the needs of audiences in China...

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric debuts with 170 mile range

Hyundai is bringing the redesigned 2020 Ioniq lineup to the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show. Hyundai hasn't revealed the specs for the 2020 Ioniq Electric, but the EPA has revealed that it has a 170 mile driving range, 46 more than the 2019 model. The 2020 Ioniq Electric has a longer driving range, thanks...

2020 Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition priced at $34,190

To celebrate the US Military and Veterans Day, Jeep has unveiled the 2020 Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition. The Wrangler Freedom Edition is based on the Wrangler Sport S and features an American flag placed above the Jeep brand logo on both the driver and passenger side near the front fenders, a new hard “Oscar...

VW ID. Space Vizzion concept teased ahead of its LA debut

Volkswagen has announced that it is going to reveal a new electric concept later this month at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show. It's called the ID. Space Vizzion concept and it's a preview of a larger electric crossover that VW is planning to release in 2021. The ID....

2020 Hyundai Venue starts at $18,345

Hyundai has announced the pricing for its newest crossover, the 2020 Hyundai Venue, which starts at $18,345, including the destination fees. The 2020 Venue is Hyundai's new entry-level SUV. It's five inches shorter than the Hyundai Kona, but it's a little taller thank to its boxier shape. It's powered...

2020 Ram 1500 “Built to Serve Edition” honors the military

Ram is honoring the US military with the release of the 2020 Ram 1500 "Built to Serve Edition" trucks, which coincides with Veterans Day. Each of the five military service branches will be honored by Ram with two specially selected exterior paint colors and one of each branch’s “Built to...

2020 Porsche 718 Boxster T and Cayman T are ready for fun

We already love the Porsche 911 T and now Porsche has unveiled new T versions of the 718 Boxster and Cayman, which bring even more performance to the table on top of what the base models already offer. The 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster T and 718 Cayman T come...

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