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

2025 Volkswagen Jetta gets a facelift

2025 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen has unveiled the updates to the 2025 Jetta and Jetta GLI. The big news is the 2025 Jetta gets updated front and rear fascias, an updated interior and a lower starting price. At the front there are new upper and lower grille designs, new LED headlights and an available light bar. At the rear there's a new trunk lid...

2025 Infiniti QX80 pricing starts at $84,445

2025 Infiniti QX80

The redesigned 2025 Infiniti QX80 SUV is slated to go on sale at the end of July and now Infiniti has announced the pricing details for its biggest SUV. The pricing for the 2025 QX80 starts at $84,445. The 2025 QX80 is powered by a 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine that generates 450 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, which is...

2025 Kia Carnival Hybrid pricing starts at $41,895

2025 Kia Carnival Hybrid

Kia has announced the pricing for the refreshed 2025 Carnival minivan, which as received a facelift, updated tech and most importantly, an available hybrid powertrain. On the outside, the 2025 Carnival gets a new grille, headlights and taillights and new wheel designs. Inside Carnival is available with either a 4.2-inch TFT screen that's integrated with a 12.3-inch infotainment system, while...

2025 BMW X5 Silver Anniversary Edition celebrates 25 years of the X5

2025 BMW X5 Silver Anniversary Edition

The first BMW X5 rolled off the production line at BMW South Carolina plant on September 1, 1999. BMW has sold 3 million X5 models since then and to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the X5, BMW has unveiled the 2025 X5 Silver Anniversary Edition. It's based on the X5 xDrive40i, but it stands out thanks to the styling details...

Jeep Wrangler 392 Final Edition sticks around for 2025

Jeep Wrangler 392 Final Edition

A few months ago Jeep made us all sad when it announced that the V-8 powered Jeep Wrangler 392 would disappear from its lineup at the end of this year, but now things have changed. Jeep has announced that the Wrangler 392 Final Edition will stick around for the 2025 model year. “When news broke in March that Jeep Wrangler...

2024 Lexus TX 500h Review: Luxury for the Whole Family

2024 Lexus TX 500h Review

Lexus has long been a leader in luxury SUVs, but until now, it lacked a three-row crossover with a truly usable third row. The previous RX L attempted to fill this gap but fell short with its cramped third row. Enter the 2024 Lexus TX, a big SUV designed to comfortably accommodate the whole family. Unlike the RX L, the...

2025 BMW X3 gets more adventurous styling with more power

2025 BMW X3

BMW has unveiled the redesigned 2025 BMW X3, which gets more aggressive styling that features a look that designed with the same design language as the smaller X1 and flagship XM. The new X3 is now larger than before, since it's length as increased by 1.3-inches, it's 1.1-inches wider and sits 1.0-inch lower. At the front there's a new...

2025 Audi E-Tron GT now packs more power, up to 912 HP

2025 Audi RS e-tron GT

Porsche unveiled the updated Porsche Taycan EV earlier this year and now we the news about its cousin, the Audi E-Tron GT. The 2025 Audi E-Tron GT gets more power, an updated suspension and an upgraded battery pack. The 2025 E-Tron GT is now available in three versions: S E-Tron GT, RS E-Tron GT and the RS E-Tron GT Performance....

2025 Bentley Continental GT has 771 HP

2025 Bentley Continental GT

Bentley has already teased the new Continental GT and now it's confirmed that it will debut on June 25. The fourth-generation 2025 Continental GT is the first Bentley to be powered by the brand's new "Ultra Performance Hybrid powertrain" which will have 771 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque on tap. This means that the new Continental GT will be...

2024 Hyundai Kona Review: Perfect for the City

2024 Hyundai Kona Review

The 2024 Hyundai Kona is an exceptional small SUV tailored for city living. With its compact footprint and modern updates, it's the ideal urban companion. The second-generation Kona brings a fresh design, more interior space, and enhanced features, making it a top choice for city dwellers. Hyundai has refined the Kona, making it slightly larger, more stylish, and spacious than...