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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.

2009 Lexus RX350 Spy Photos…The Popular SUV Will Not Get Radical Changes

Lexus' best-selling SUV is due for a redesign for the 2009 model year. Spy photographers have caught a test mule of the SUV that looks pretty much the same as the current generation. Upon closer examination it is apparent that this is not the current version of the RX350. There are quite a few differences on this SUV compared to...

Spy Photos of The Next 2009 Acura TSX or is it the Next TL?

Spy photographers have caught a new Acura sedan testing in the California desert. It is obvious that the sedan in the pictures is a new Acura sedan (front grille), but it is unclear which sedan it actually is. The prototype in these photos looks bigger than the current TSX, so it could be the next TL. Both sedans are due...

Toyota Lowers the Price of the 2008 Prius by $1,225…Is it Due to Less Consumer Interest?

Toyota has announced the pricing for the 2008 Toyota Prius, which now has a lower starting price than the 2007 model. This is due to the introduction of a new standard model that will start at $20,950. The new standard model has less standard features, which allows it to come in at a lower price. The Limited model has gone...

Cadillac is Going to Stop Making the STS and DTS to Improve its Image and to Go After BMW

Cadillac hopes to rejuvenate its lineup by killing off its large slow selling STS and DTS sedans. For years Cadillac has had an image of a producer of large luxury barges, for example the Escalade XL SUV. The automaker hopes to change that image by discontinuing its largest sedans and introducing a new small RWD sedan. In 2011 Cadillac is...

2009 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart Spy Photos…Mitsubishi Takes on the WRX

Brenda Priddy's crew has managed to catch some spy photos of a very special Mitsubishi Lancer. This prototype is different than the upcoming EVO since it doesn't have the same flared fenders and spoiler as the EVO version. This version does have 18 inch wheels, an intercooler for the turbo and dual exhaust pipes. Brenda Priddy believes that this version...

What are the 20 Most Dangerous Vehicles For Sale Today? Hopefully You Don't Have One!

Forbes has put together a list of the top 20 most dangerous vehicles on the road. The Buick Rendevous SUV/ Minivan topped their list as possibly the worst car to buy right now in terms of safety. Compared to other minivans the Rendevous is up to three times more likely to cause a fatality. Forbes analyzed crash test results, fatality...

2010 Audi A7 Official Sketch Leaked…Are Four-Door Coupes the Next Big Thing?

Earlier this week Car Online released a few official sketches of the upcoming Audi A1. Now they have posted an official photo of the upcoming Audi A7 that was also leaked. The new A7 is Audi's answer to the Mercedes CLS, Aston Martin Rapide and Porsche Panamera. The big four door coupe will be based on the next A6 when...

2008 MINI Clubman Specs and Photos Released

MINI has finally released the full specs and photos of the upcoming 2008 MINI Clubman. We've already seen spy photos of the car, but now we have the first official photos of the new "bigger" MINI. There will be two engine choices for the new Clubman. Non S models will be powered by a non-turbo charged 1.6L 4-cylinder engine that...

2010 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid Will be Able to Drive at 70mph Using Only the Electric Motor

When the new Porsche Cayenne Hybrid comes to market in 2009 or 2010 it will feature the ability to travel at 70mph without the use of the gas powered motor. The gasoline engine will help propel the SUV up to 70mph and once it achieves that cruising speed the engine will shut off and the electric motor will be used...

2009 Audi Q5 Spy Photos…The Upcoming SUV is Nearly Undisguised

Audi's answer to the BMW X3 and upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLK is the Q5 SUV. We've seen spy photos of the SUV before, but this is the first time we are seeing it this naked. This SUV is built on the same MLP (Modular Long Platform) as the A5 and upcoming A4 sedan. There will be a variety of diesel and...

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