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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.

Toyota Prius V is done in the U.S.

2017 Toyota Prius V

The Toyota Prius V has come to the end of the road, since the 2017 will be the last model year for the hybrid in the United States. After six years, Toyota Prius V sales have declined thanks to the introduction of the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. Prior to the RAV4 Hybrid's arrival, Toyota sold 28,300 units in 2015, but when...

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS teased ahead of its LA debut

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS Teased

Mercedes-Benz has released the first official teaser photo of the brand new 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS, which will debut this month in LA. Mercedes-Benz hasn't released any official info about the new four-door coupe, but we do know that it will share its platform with the E-Class. Under the hood we can expect the CLS to borrow its engines from the...

2018 Aston Martin V8 confirmed with just over 500 horsepower

2018 Aston Martin Vantage Teaser

Aston Martin is going to unveil the new Aston Martin Vantage in a few days, but Aston Martin has released probably its last teaser video of the new Vantage. The big news with this latest teaser is not only do you get to see what it can do on a track, but the automaker also reveals some of its...

Tesla Roadster “Founders Edition” requires $250k deposit now

Tesla Roadster

Last night Tesla unveiled the new Roadster, which will arrive in 2020. If you want to get one you can reserve it now for $50,000, but if you want to be one of the first to get it, you'll want to reserve the "Founders Edition." But there's a catch, the Roadster Founders Edition requires you to pay the whole...

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid priced at $34,290

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid

Honda has announced the pricing for the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, which goes on sale on December 1. The 2018 Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will be offered in two versions, with the base model starting at $34,290 and the top Touring trim level priced at $37,490. The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid is available for the full federal tax credit of $7,500,...

Tesla unveils its new Roadster, which arrives in 2020

Tesla Roadster

Tesla decided to bring us a surprise tonight at the debut of the Tesla Semi with the unexpected debut of its new Roadster. Tesla has been pretty quiet about its plans to introduce a new roadster, but now we know that the Tesla Roadster will arrive in 2020. With a driving range of 620 miles thanks to a 200 kWh...

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro is ready for the track

Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro

Aston Martin has released teaser sketches of the insane Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro, which is a track-only version of the upcoming Valkyrie hypercar. When Aston Martin announced the Valkyrie, it said that it would produce 150 units that you can drive on the street and an additional 25 that would show off exclusively on the track. Aston Martin hasn't...

Tesla Semi teased in a new video ahead of tonight’s debut

Tesla Semi Teaser

Tonight Tesla will finally reveal its latest model, the Tesla Semi. The Tesla Semi will debut at 8pm PST, but if you can't wait to see it, Tesla has released a quick teaser video of the electric truck on Instagram. A post shared by Tesla (@teslamotors) on Nov 15, 2017 at 11:16am PST You'll be able to livestream...

Chevy Bolt-based electric crossover teased

chevy electric crossover

General Motors hopes to produce 1 million electric cars a year by 2026, which will see the introduction of a long list of new EVs. At yesterday's Barclays 2017 Global Automotive Conference in New York, GM CEO Mary Barra revealed that within the next 18 months GM will introduce two new Chevy Bolt-based crossovers, with one wearing a Buick...

Hyundai is planning eight new crossovers by 2020

Hyundai crossover

Hyundai has announced that it is working on eight new or redesigned crossover models that will be introduced in the U.S. by 2020. The first of the new crossovers is the Kona, which was unveiled earlier this year. Hyundai hasn't revealed all the details, but a new A-segment crossover that's smaller than the Kona is planned, plus a large eight-passenger...




2018 Toyota Camry XLE

2018 Toyota Camry 4-Cyl Review

For years the Camry has been a wallflower in the midsize sedan segment, it's reliable and priced well, but it's never really been that...
2018 Lexus LC 500 Review

2018 Lexus LC 500 Review