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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.

Hyundai confirms an N halo sports car is coming

Hyundai RN30 Concept

Hyundai's new N performance brand is just getting started with recent introductions like, the Veloster N and i30 N. Now Hyundai has confirmed that it's working on a new halo model for the N brand. Speaking to Auto Express, Thomas Schemera, Hyundai's Vice President of high-performance and motorsport vehicles confirmed that a standalone N brand vehicle is in the works....

Dodge Journey, Caravan, and Chrysler 300 may not stick around

2018 Dodge Journey Crossroad

Last month Fiat Chrysler Automobiles revealed its five year plan for brands like Jeep, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and Ram, but for some reason Chrysler and Dodge were left out of the presentation. While we still don't know everything that FCA has planned for the either brand, it looks like some models might disappear. Motor Trend recently spoke to Steve Beahm,...

Tesla received over 5,000 Model 3 and 2,000 Model S and X orders last week

Tesla Model 3 Performance

Tesla has its critics, but even with its production issues it looks like electric car buyers are still flocking to the brand. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed that last week Tesla received over 5,000 new orders for the Model 3 and 2,000 orders for the Model S and Model X. While Tesla is getting a fair share of Model...

2019 Porsche Panamera GTS and Cayman T might be coming

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

It looks like Porsche is cooking up some new additions to its lineup. Porsche has submitted VIN decoder guides to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which reveals that three new models are headed to the US for the 2019 model year. AutoGuide dug up the files that were submitted to NHTSA, which reveal that Porsche will introduce the 2019...

200-Mile range BMW i3 might be coming soon

2018 BMW i3 and i3s

When the BMW i3 arrived in 2014 it was a ground breaking new entry in the EV segment, but since then BMW has only given it small updates to keep it fresh, with the last big update being the introduction of the i3s. With only a 114 mile driving range, the i3 has been overshadowed by newer models, like...

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 is drag strip ready

2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320

Dodge has unveiled the 2019 Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320, which is designed specifically for the drag strip, hence the "1320" part of its name (quarter mile is 1,320 feet). The 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 is a drag-oriented, street legal version of the Challenger. While it would be nice to see the Hellcat engine underneath the hood,...

2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid starts at $34,135

2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid

Hyundai has announced the pricing for the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid, which starts at $34,135 with the destination fees. That starting price for the 2018 Sonata Plug-in Hybrid is $1,350 lower than the 2017 model. The 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid not only gets a lower starting price for the new model year, but also gets a refreshed exterior...

Hyundai i30 N-Line arrives in Europe

Hyundai has unveiled a slightly sportier version of the i30, which is sold as the Elantra GT in the US. The i30 N-Line amps up the style of the i30 in Europe, but without the performance upgrades that you get with the hotter i30 N. The Hyundai i30 N-Line is the first model to get the new N-Line trim level....

Nissan Leaf Nismo goes on sale in Japan this month

Nissan Leaf Nismo

Nissan has revealed the production version of the Nissan Leaf Nismo, which is going to go on sale in Japan on July 31. This marks the introduction of the sportiest Leaf ever offered and is just one of two new versions of the Leaf that are on the horizon. The Nissan Leaf Nismo gets several upgrades to not only make...

Lamborghini has built 8,000 Aventadors and 11,000 Huracans

Lamborghini Aventador and Huracan production

Lamborghini is celebrating a production milestone for both the Aventador and Huracan. The Lamborghini Aventador was introduced seven years ago and since then Lamborghini has built 8,000 Aventadors. The 8,000th Aventador was an Aventador S Roadster in Grigio Telesto that's headed to its new owner in Japan. After only four years Lamborghini is celebrating the production of the 11,000 Huracan,...

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