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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.

2021 Infiniti QX50 gets a few more features

2021 Infiniti QX50

Infiniti has announced the updates to the 2021 Infiniti QX50. The QX50 is now entering its third model year since it was introduced for 2019, so there aren't a lot of changes. The 2021 QX50 gets a few more standard features, like rear seat-mounted side airbags, Automatic Collision Notification with emergency call, acoustic laminated...

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross gets a facelift

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

Mitsubishi has pulled the covers off the 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, which is slated to arrive in the US in the first quarter of 2021. The updated Eclipse Cross gets new styling and an upgraded interior. On the outside the 2022 Eclipse Cross gets a new, more expressive face that is an evolution of...

Tesla Model S price dropped to $69,420, seven-seat Model Y arrives in December

Tesla Model S

Yesterday we reported that Tesla dropped the price Model S by $3,000, but it looks like Tesla is dropping the price again. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced on Wednesday on Twitter that the starting price of the Model S has been dropped to $69,420. This is great news, since that means that Tesla has...

Acura MDX Prototype previews a more stylish MDX

Acura MDX Prototype

Acura has unveiled the MDX prototype, which is a preview of the fourth-generation MDX, which is going to arrive in early 2021. Acura says that the new MDX is the "most premium and performance-oriented SUV" in its history. The new MDX has a more muscular look than its predecessor with a more sculpted body...

Lucid Air starts at $77,400

Lucid Air

Lucid has announced the pricing for the Lucid Air electric sedan, which starts at $77,400 before the $7,500 federal tax credit. After you apply the credit, that drops the price down to $69,900 before any available state tax incentives. With a $77,400 starting price that means that on paper...

2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 starts at $52,915

2021 Mustang Mach 1

If you've been waiting to hear how much the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 is going to cost, we have good news for you today. The Mustang Mach 1 starts at $52,915, including the destination fee, which makes it around $4,000 more expensive than the outgoing Bullitt, but also almost $9,000 cheaper than the GT350.

2022 Volkswagen Taos is a new entry-level crossover

2022 Volkswagen Taos

Volkswagen recently expanded its crossover lineup in the US with the introduction of the Atlas Cross Sport and now it's added another crossover, the 2022 Taos. The Taos is a new entry-level crossover that slots in below the Tiguan in the lineup. It's easy to see that the Taos...

Audi launches three plug-in hybrid models in the US

2021 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid

Lately Audi's electrified news has been focused on the e-tron, e-tron Sportback and the upcoming e-tron GT, but for buyers that aren't ready to go fully electric, Audi has announced three new plug-in hybrids for the US. The 2021 Audi Q5 Hybrid, A7 Hybrid and A8 Hybrid are now on sale as part of the brand's commitment...

Tesla Model S gets a price cut

Tesla Model S Long Range Plus

Lately all of the attention has been on the Model 3 and Model Y, which explains why sales of the Tesla Model S are down so far this year. To help boost sales of the Model S, Tesla has lowered the price of the Model S Long Range Plus and Performance models. Tesla has...

2021 Nissan Altima starts at $25,225

2021 Nissan Altima

Nissan has announced the pricing and updates for the 2021 Nissan Altima. The Altima is now in its third year since it was last redesigned, so there aren't any significant updates to the popular midsize sedan. The only two big changes for the 2021 Altima are that the SR...