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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.

2023 Kia Sorento Plug-in Hybrid gets a streamlined lineup

2023 Kia Sorento PHEV

Kia has announced the updates to the 2023 Sorento PHEV, which for the new model year, is only available in one trim level SX-P. The SX-P is the "range topping" trim and now comes standard with rear door sunshades, a 115-volt inverter that can charge household items such as a laptop, and standard Homelink. The Sorento PHEV has an electric range...

2023 Nissan Maxima enters its final year, pricing starts at $39,235

2023 Nissan Maxima

The Nissan Maxima is entering its final production year, since Nissan has announced that it will disappear from its lineup after 2023. Although it only has one year left, Nissan has given the 2023 Maxima a few small updates as we get ready to say goodbye. The 2023 Maxima now sports Nissan's new logo, while the Platinum trim level adds...

2023 Honda HR-V Review: More Refined

2023 Honda HR-V Review

The Honda HR-V competes in the increasingly competitive small SUV segment, but Honda is hoping that the revamped 2023 HR-V will continue to win over buyers. For starters it is a lot bigger than the last generation, with a larger interior and a more powerful powertrain under the hood. Will it be able to rival, its crosstown rival, the...

2023 Lexus IS gets new Appearance Packages

2023 Lexus IS 350 F Sport

Lexus has announced the updates to the 2023 Lexus IS, with the biggest update being the addition of new Appearance Packages and a new Molten Pearl color. The IS 500 F Sport gets a new Appearance Package that's offered on the Premium trim level, which is painted in Molten Pearl with special 19-inch matte black BBS wheels. Inside there's a...

2024 Subaru Crosstrek gets updated styling and better tech

2024 Subaru Crosstrek

A new Subaru Crosstrek is coming for the 2024 model year, but today Subaru unveiled the Japanese spec version of the updated Crosstrek. What we see here is updated styling and some tech upgrades. In the past Subaru has used either the "Crosstrek" or "Subaru XV" names for the small crossover, but going forward it will be called Crosstrek globally....

2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse arrives with 500 horsepower

2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse

The seventh-generation 2024 Ford Mustang is slated to arrive next summer. And while the EcoBoost and GT models return without any really big changes under the hood, there's one new version that we're all excited about - the Mustang Dark Horse. The 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse is a track focused version of the GT. It borrows parts from both...

2024 Ford Mustang debuts in Detroit

2024 Ford Mustang

The seventh generation Ford Mustang is here with the debut of the 2024 Mustang, which has been unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show. It was rumored that the new Mustang would debut with hybrid powertrains, but that's not the case. The base engine is an updated version of the current 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and 5.0-liter Coyote V8 engine. Ford hasn't...

2023 Maserati GranTurismo revealed

2023 Maserati GranTurismo

Maserati has been teasing the next-generation GranTurismo for a while by showing us several camouflaged models. Now Maserati has unveiled the 2023 GranTurismo coupe, which has an evolutionary redesign that doesn't stray too far from its predecessor. We can see that the new GranTurismo does borrow some styling cues from the MC20 supercar, especially its headlights and taillights. The version...

2023 Dodge Charger King Daytona is inspired by the 60s and 70s

Dodge Charger King Daytona

Dodge has unveiled its next "Last Call" model, the 2023 Dodge Charger King Daytona. Dodge says that this special Charger draws inspiration from the 1960s and 1970s West Coast drag scene. Specifically the Charger King Daytona, gets its name from "a famous monarch of the 1960s and 1970s West Coast drag-racing scene: William “Big Willie” Robinson, who nicknamed his 1969...

2023 Toyota GR Corolla First Drive Review: A GReat hot hatch

2023 Toyota GR Corolla Review

The Toyota Corolla hasn't really sparked the interest of enthusiasts since the days of the AE86, but lately Toyota has been trying to improve the Corolla's image, by adding more sport to the equation. With the latest generation, Toyota has introduced the sportier Corolla Apex and even put a manual in the Corolla hatchback. But now Toyota has finally...