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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.

BMW i7 teased giving us an early look at the next-gen 7 Series

BMW i7

The next-generation BMW 7 Series is coming soon and when it arrives it will come with a new electric version called the i7. BMW has now given us our first look at the i7 with the first batch of teaser photos of a camouflaged i7 prototype testing in Arjeplog, Sweden. The i7 will be based on BMW's CLAR platform, just...

2022 Nissan Murano gets the Midnight Edition package

2022 Nissan Murano

Nissan has announced that the 2022 Murano is now on sale, with a price starting at $34,085, including destination. The Murano doesn't get a lot of changes for the new model year, other than the addition of a new Midnight Edition package. The Midnight Edition package adds a blacked-out grille, lower fascia, trim and unique black 20-inch wheels. The package...

2022 Mazda CX-5 starts at $27,125

2022 Mazda CX-5

Mazda has announced the pricing for the 2022 CX-5, which now starts at $27,125, an increase of $580 over last year's model. Although the base price for the new CX-5 has increased, it's actually a better value now because it comes standard with all-wheel drive, it was previously a $1,400 option. The 2022 CX-5 also gets new trim levels,...

2022 Honda Civic Si First Drive Review: Even More Fun

2022 Honda Civic Si Review

The 2022 Honda Civic Si is here and just like the standard sedan, it now looks more grown up and refined. When Honda unveiled the new Civic Si, some were disappointed that it has less horsepower than the last one, but power complaints aside, the new Civic Si is an improvement over its predecessor. Starting with the engine, the 2022...

BMW Concept XM previews a standalone M model

BMW Concept XM

The BMW M sub-brand has churned out several hotter versions of the standard BMW cars for years, but it's only ever built one standalone model, the M1. Now BMW M is about to get its second model, a new high-performance SUV, which we're getting a preview of with the Concept XM. We've been hearing rumors about a new range-topping...

2023 Genesis G90 stands out

2023 Genesis G90

We like the current Genesis G90, but it's conservative looks are easily forgotten. Well that has now changed, since Genesis has unveiled the first photos of the 2023 G90 and all we can say is wow. Genesis says that the new G90's styling "is the most elegant interpretation of the brand’s design philosophy of Athletic Elegance yet, showcasing to customers...

Jeep Gladiator 4xe Plug-in Hybrid reportedly coming in 2024

2021 Jeep Gladiator

Earlier this year Jeep confirmed that it will introduce an electrified version of the Gladiator, but it did not give us a timeframe for the plug-in hybrid truck's arrival. We're still waiting for the official announcement, but a new report claims that the Gladiator 4xe will arrive for the 2024 model year. Mopar Insiders is reporting that an anonymous source...

Porsche expands its “Paint to Sample” program with over 160 colors

Porsche Paint to Sample

Porsche has announced that it is expanding the number of colors in its Paint to Sample program with over 160 colors for buyers to choose from. The PTS program is also now available on every model in Porsche's lineup, with the Cayenne and Taycan being the newest additions. The additional color options are available thanks to an expansion of Porsche's...

Nissan looks to the future with Chill, Surf, Hand and Max Out electric concept cars

Nissan EV concepts

Nissan has some big changes coming by the end of the decade as part of its Nissan Ambition 2030 plan, which will see the brand add 23 electrified models. 15 of the new models will be fully electric and at least one of them will feature solid-state batteries by fiscal year 2028. In addition to announcing its future plans,...

2023 Kia Niro debuts in Seoul

2023 Kia Niro

Kia has unveiled the second-generation Niro crossover in Seoul, South Korea. Just like the last one, the new Niro will be offered in hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric versions. This time the Niro now has a lot more style. The 2023 Kia Niro is inspired by the Habaniro concept that debuted in 2019, which gives it a bolder look. At...