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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.

300-hp MINI John Cooper Works GP teased

MINI John Cooper Works GP

MINI has announced a that the John Cooper Works GP will arrive next year with 300 horsepower. The MINI John Cooper Works GP was originally previewed as a concept back in 2017. The MINI John Cooper Works GP concept looked far more muscular than the rest of the MINI lineup, thanks to more aggressive front and rear fascias, wider fenders and a...

Amazon and GM might invest in Rivian

Rivian R1T

Rivian shocked the industry last fall when it unveiled its electric truck and SUV at the LA Auto Show. Rivian is hoping to start building its new electric R1T and R1S vehicles by 2021 and now it may get some help from Amazon and GM. It's being reported that...

Honda Tomo EV concept is cute mini electric truck

Honda Tomo EV Concept

Honda is slated to debut its updated Urban EV prototype next month at the Geneva Motor Show, which is a preview of its first electric car for Europe. Well it's not the only EV Honda is bringing to the show, since it has released the first photos of its new Tomo EV concept.

Toyota 86 British Racing Green Limited is perfect

Toyota 86 British Racing Green Limited

Here we go again! Another great car that isn't coming to the US. Toyota has unveiled the 86 British Racing Green Limited, which is sadly only available in Japan. On the outside, the special 86 is painted in British Racing Green and its exterior is finished off with a...

2020 Kia Soul is now more fuel efficient

2020 Kia Soul

Kia unveiled the all-new 2020 Kia Soul late last year at the LA Auto Show and although we don't have the pricing yet, the EPA has released the fuel economy specs for the new Soul. The good news is that the 2020 Soul is now more fuel efficient than before.

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid gets up to 53 mpg

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid

If you're looking for a fuel efficient compact sedan, Toyota is getting ready to introduce the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid. The new Corolla Hybrid is the perfect alternative to the Prius, since it's rated at 53 mpg in the city and 52 mpg on the highway. With those specs...

2019 Lexus UX gets bespoke tires inspired by the John Elliott x Nike AF1 shoe

Soul of UX

To celebrate the launch of the 2019 Lexus UX, Lexus has partnered with John Elliott to create a special set of tires for the brand's newest crossover. Lexus partnered with John Elliott to create the “Sole of the UX,” which is a custom set of tires inspired by his John...

2020 Alpina B7 arrives this fall starting at $142,695

2020 Alpina B7

BMW has unveiled the ultimate 7 Series, the 2020 Alpina B7. The updated Alpina B7 gets many of the styling updates as the standard 2020 7 Series, which includes its updated front fascia. At the front the 2020 Alpina B7 gets the larger kidney grille, which is flanked by...

VW Jetta R could rival the Subaru WRX STI

2019 VW Jetta GLI

Last week VW took the wraps off the 2019 VW Jetta GLI, which borrows several parts from the VW GTI, including its 228-hp turbocharged engine. If you want an even more powerful Jetta, it might happen in the form of the Jetta R. Motor Trend spent some time with...

Toyota Supra Performance Line Concept TRD revealed

Toyota Supra Performance Line Concept TRD

Last month Toyota finally took the wraps off the 2020 Toyota Supra at the Detroit Auto Show. The 2020 Supra is slated to arrive this summer and now Toyota's racing division, Toyota Racing Development (TRD) has unveiled the Toyota Supra Performance Line Concept TRD, which shows off some of the accessories that will be available for the...


Mazda MX-5 Miata vs Fiat 124 Spider

2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata vs 2018 Fiat 124 Spider Abarth: Battle...

The Fiat 124 Spider and Mazda MX-5 Miata may have different badges on the hood, but these two fraternal twins are two...