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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 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...

2021 Honda HR-V starts at $22,140

2021 Honda HR-V

Honda has announced the pricing for the 2021 Honda HR-V, which largely carries over into the new model year without any significant changes. The only big changes are new wheels for the Sport, EX and EX-L trim levels and privacy glass for the Sport trim level. Under the hood...

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe arrives with a new face and powertrains

2021 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai showed off the updated 2021 Santa Fe a few months ago, but now Hyundai has announced all the details about it. You'll immediately notice the Santa Fe's new face, but there' also some big changes under the hood as well. The 2021 Santa Fe's base 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine has been replaced by a...

2021 Honda Accord gets a new grille and updated tech

2021 Honda Accord

We've been waiting to see what updates Honda has planned for the 2021 Accord and now it's here. Honda has unveiled the 2021 Accord, which gets some small styling changes and updated tech features. On the outside the Accord now has a wider, restyled grille, which also better integrates...

Toyota Land Cruiser is reportedly done in the US after 2021

2021 Toyota Land Cruiser

We're big fans of the Toyota Land Cruiser, but the truth is that the rugged SUV barely even registers on Toyota's sales charts in the United States. There have been lots of conflicting reports about what Toyota has planned for the Land Cruiser and now a new report claims that it will exit the US after the...

Fourth-Generation Acura MDX gets a more upscale interior

Acura MDX Prototype

Acura is going to unveil the fourth-generation MDX prototype next week on October 14 and after recently teasing its exterior, Acura has now released the first images of its revamped interior. https://youtu.be/zh-uhzKtrzw Acura says that the new MDX will be "the most premium and performance-focused MDX in Acura history"...

2021 Audi R8 RWD Coupe and Spyder are here to stay

2021 Audi R8 RWD Spyder

The rear-wheel drive Audi R8 was a limited series model and now Audi has announced that the R8 RWD Coupe and Spyder will be permanent additions to the R8 lineup. The 2021 R8 RWD Coupe and Spyder stand out from the rest of the R8 lineup with a high gloss black front blade, side...

2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid gets an XLE Premium trim level

2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid just got a bit better for the 2021 model year thanks to the addition of a new XLE Premium trim level. Plus the 2021 RAV4 TRD Off-Road is even more ready for the trails with a new TRD stainless steel front skid plate. The new XLE Premium trim level comes...

Mazda MX-30 will get a rotary engine in 2022

Mazda MX-30

Earlier this year Mazda hinted at the return of the rotary engine as a range extender in the MX-30 EV and now it's been confirmed. In a recent video, Mazda CEO Akira Marumoto confirmed that the MX-30 will get a rotary engine (skip to 7:34 in the video). https://youtu.be/VA7wGH8XB9s

2021 Chevy Silverado HD can tow up to 36,000 pounds

2021 Silverado 2500 HD Custom

The Chevy Silverado HD was redesigned last year, but Chevy has already given its workhorse some updates for the 2021 model year. The max tow rating has been increased to 36,000 pounds and several new towing technologies have been added to make towing easier. The 2021 Silverado HD gets a jackknife alert system that...