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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.

VW Tarok concept could preview a pickup for the US

vw tarok concept

Volkswagen has announced that it's bringing the Tarok pickup concept to the New York Auto Show this week. The VW Tarok concept originally debuted at the Sao Paolo Motor Show last year and now VW wants to see how much interest there is in the US for a VW compact pickup.

2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost 2.3L High Performance Package revealed

2020 Ford Mustang EcoBoost

As expected, Ford is giving the 2020 Mustang the 2.3L turbocharged four-cylinder engine from the recently departed Focus RS. To celebrate the Mustang's 55th birthday, the 2020 Mustang EcoBoost is now available with a new 2.3L High Performance Package that puts a nice 330 horsepower under the hood. “The...

Chevy Bolt EUV might be the brand’s electric SUV

chevy bolt euv trademark

General Motors recently announced plans to introduce a second Chevy electric vehicle that will share its platform with the Bolt EV, but no other details were given. Now we may know what the new electric vehicle might be called, the Chevy Bolt EUV. General Motors filed a trademark application...

2019 Acura NSX sets a record in Long Beach

acura nsx long beach record

Acura has announced that the 2019 NSX has set a new record leading up to the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach. The 2019 NSX set a production car record by lapping the 1.968 mile street circuit in only 1:35.663. https://youtu.be/xlNVeQ_PVmE Peter Cunningham, SCCA Hall-of-Famer and long-time Acura racing...

VW I.D. Roomzz concept previews a three-row electric SUV

vw i.d. roommz concept

Volkswagen is giving us a preview of a future flagship electric SUV with the debut of its latest concept, the I.D. Roomzz. The all-electric VW I.D. Roomzz concept is debuting this week at the Shanghai Motor Show. The I.D. Roomzz concept is based on the same modular electric drive...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS leaked ahead of its New York debut

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS

Mercedes-Benz is going to reveal the next-generation 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS next week at the New York Auto Show, but here it is before you're supposed to see it. Mercedes-Benz Switzerland has already posted a whole bunch of photos of the 2020 GLS. The 2020 GLS rides on the brand's...

Genesis is bringing something small to New York

genesis new york concept car

Genesis has released a few teasers of its new concept car that is going to debut in a few days at the 2019 New York Auto Show. https://www.instagram.com/p/BwLgxXUF9Ya/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link We don't know that many details yet about the new concept car, but Genesis says that "Sometimes the biggest surprises come...

VW Atlas Coupe leaked again ahead of its Shanghai debut

vw atlas coupe

Last year VW unveiled the Atlas Cross Sport concept, which previewed a more coupe-like version of the Atlas crossover. Well here it is. Photos of the VW Teramont Coupe, which will be sold here as the Atlas Coupe, have leaked online ahead of its debut next week in Shanghai next week.

2020 Nissan Versa looks like a mini Altima

2020 Nissan Versa

The Nissan Versa has always been cheap, basic transportation, but no one would ever describe it as stylish. Now that has changed with the debut of the 2020 Nissan Versa, which basically looks like a scaled down Altima and that's a good thing. The 2020 Versa is now lower,...

Tesla Model 3 lease starts at $504 a month

Tesla Model 3 Performance

Tesla has finally announced the leasing program for the Tesla Model 3, which starts at $504 a month for up to 36 months. All Model 3 leases have a 36 month term and require at least a $3,000 down payment, with the final drive off being just over $4,000...


2020 Kia Soul GT-Line

2020 Kia Soul Review: Still funky

While we like to apply the "iconic" label to lustworthy sports cars, like the Ford Mustang and Porsche 911, every once in...