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Car fanatic journalist living in the PNW covering all things automotive.

2021 Infiniti QX55 sport utility coupe teased

Infiniti QX55

Infiniti has announced that it will introduce a new sport utility coupe next year, which will be called the QX55. The Infiniti QX55 will arrive sometime in 2020 and compete with a growing number of crossover coupes. Infiniti has released a single teaser photo of the QX55, which it says has "a roofline inspired...

2020 Dodge Charger Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition packs 717-hp

Dodge continues to amp up the performance of the Charger and its latest creation is the best yet, the 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition. The limited-edition Charger packs 717 horsepower, which is an increase of 10 over the standard Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody. As...

Ford Ranger FX2 Package takes 2WD models off-road

Ford has announced the availability of a new FX2 Package for the Ranger, which increases the off-road capability of the two-wheel drive models. The Ranger FX2 Package adds an electronic-locking rear differential, off-road tires, off-road-tuned suspension, front underbody guard and an off-road cluster screen. “FX2 expands Ranger’s options for...

2020 Porsche Cayenne plug-in hybrid models pack up to 670-hp

Porsche is expanding its number of plug-in hybrid models with the addition of the new Cayenne E-Hybrid and Turbo S E-Hybrid models for both the standard and Cayenne Coupe models. Porsche already introduced the standard Cayenne E-Hybrid last year, but now it's expanding it to the Cayenne Coupe. The...

Porsche Taycan to debut on September 4

We've been eagerly awaiting the debut of the Porsche Taycan electric car and now we have a date. It's being reported that the Taycan will debut on September 4, just ahead of its public debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. According to Taycan EV Forum, the Taycan will...

Audi A3 Cabriolet is dead

2019 Audi A3 Cabriolet

Well convertible buyers now have one less option, since Audi has decided to kill the A3 Cabriolet after the 2019 model year. Audi confirmed the news to Car and Driver. This means that the 2020 A3 lineup will only consist as a sedan going forward in the US. Although...

2020 Toyota Yaris hatchback starts at $18,705

2020 Toyota Yaris Hatchback

The Toyota Yaris hatchback is getting a big revamp for the 2020 model year. Toyota has already sold the Yaris sedan, which is a rebadged Mazda 2 for a few years and now it's decided to sell a rebadged version of the hatchback as well here as a replacement for the old Yaris hatchback.

2019 Lexus LS 500 Review: The relentless pursuit of perfect refined

The 2019 Lexus LS pampers like few other luxury sedans. From its lofty perch at the top of its lineup, the 2019 Lexus LS sedan can see the future coming. The world of leather-lined four-doors snaking their way up driveways of the well-heeled is coming to an end, with crossover SUVs ready to take over. Even Lexus has...

2019 Subaru WRX Review: What boring commute?

2019 Subaru WRX Review

The 2019 Subaru WRX doesn’t brag about its rally lineage, at least until its turbo spools up and all four wheels scrabble for traction on a winding dirt road. What the 2019 WRX does well is go fast regardless of terrain while carrying four passengers in reasonable comfort. Luxury and style are not its fortes, going fast...

2019 Audi Q5 Review: Stylish Restraint

Luxury compact crossovers like the 2019 Audi Q5 are automotive smartphones now: they do it all, store it all, and are seemingly everywhere. Nowadays sedans are like old school pagers. It’s easy to see why buyers increasingly pick luxury compact crossovers like the 2019 Audi Q5; it’s comfortable and quick with plenty of room. We’re constantly reminded...

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2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Review: A Good Prius Alternative

With all the focus lately on electric cars, some buyers might have forgotten all about conventional hybrids. For years the Prius has...