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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.

2019 Ford Ranger gets up to 26 mpg, sales start next month

2019 Ford Ranger

The 2019 Ford Ranger is now the most fuel efficient gas-powered midsize pickup. The 2019 Ranger 4x2 is rated at 21 mpg city, 26 mpg highway and 23 mpg combined. If you need the capability of four-wheel drive, you'll also be happy to hear that the Ranger 4x4 is rated...

Next-Gen VW Jetta GLI will zoom into the Chicago Auto Show

2019 VW Jetta

If you like the latest VW Jetta, but you've been hoping for something a little sportier, then you're in luck. It's being reported that VW will unveil the next-generation Jetta GLI in February at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. According to Autoblog, VW is going to reveal the next...

2019 Hyundai Nexo fuel cell SUV starts at $59,345

2019 Hyundai Nexo

The 2019 Hyundai Nexo is slated to go on sale soon in California and now we have the initial pricing for the fuel cell SUV. The 2019 Nexo starts at $59,345, which means that it's only $60 more than the Toyota Mirai. The base Hyundai Nexo Blue starts just under $60k...

VW I.D. Lounge seven passenger electric SUV to debut in Shanghai

VW I.D. Crozz Concept

It's being reported that Volkswagen will give us a preview of its future flagship electric SUV in April, with the debut of the I.D. Lounge. VW hasn't released any big details about the I.D. Lounge, but according to Autocar, it will debut at the 2019 Shanghai Motor Show. The...

The BMW 3 Series Wagon is done in the US

2020 BMW 3 Series Touring

This bit of news isn't too surprising, but BMW has confirmed that the next-generation BMW 3 Series Wagon is not coming to the US. So if you're looking for a German wagon in the US you're options now just got even slimmer. A BMW spokesman confirmed to CarBuzz, “BMW of...

Toyota GR Supra Super GT concept teased

Toyota GR Supra Super GT concept

We're still waiting for the debut of the 2020 Toyota Supra, which is finally going to happen next month in Detroit. In the meantime, Toyota has released a teaser of the GR Supra Super GT concept, which is going to also debut next month, but at the Tokyo Auto Salon. The...

McLaren 720S Spider debuts with a $315,000 price tag

McLaren 720S Spider

McLaren has officially unveiled the 720S Spider, which it describes as its "most accomplished convertible supercar ever." With its carbon fiber body structure and new retractable hard top, the 720S Spider only weighs 108 lbs more than the 720S Coupe. The 720S Spider's retractable hard top (RHT) is made...

2020 VW Golf teased ahead of its debut next year

2020 VW Golf Teaser

The next-generation 2020 VW Golf is slated to debut next year, but VW recently showed off a teaser for the eighth-generation Golf. The new teaser doesn't reveal too much, but the design sketch does give us a preview of the eight-generation Golf's profile, which was showed off in a recent presentation. As we can...

Honda is testing fluoride-ion batteries for future EVs

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid

While some automakers are looking at solid-state batteries as the next big breakthrough for electric cars, Honda has announced that it's testing new fluoride-ion batteries as an alternative to the current lithium-ion batteries. Honda has teamed up with researchers at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and NASA's Jet Propulsion...

Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign is ready for production

Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign production design confirmed

Nissan has officially unveiled the production version of the Nissan GT-R50 by Italdesign, which is basically unchanged from the prototype we saw in July at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The biggest change you'll see now is that the production version seen here is painted in a unique bright blue...


2019 Lexus RX 350L Review

2019 Lexus RX 350L Review: Three-rows, but not much else

Three-row crossovers have quickly become the family vehicle, easily replacing minivans, wagons and large sedans. While Acura and Infiniti have offered three-row crossovers for...