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Preview Lincoln Model L100 Concept +VIDEO

Preview Lincoln Model L100 Concept +VIDEO

Paying homage to the 1922 Model L – Lincoln’s first luxury vehicle – the Model L100 Concept takes inspiration from the brand’s design heritage while advancing its vision for mobility in the future Celebrating 100 years of Lincoln, the Model L100 takes center stage this week at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Eleg ... Continue reading

See Why Kia EV6 GT Shocks Performance Car Fans

See Why Kia EV6 GT Shocks Performance Car Fans

Most powerful Kia production vehicle ever: 576-HP all-electric Kia EV6 GT accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds, with a top speed of 161 mph1 Engineered to compete with supercars: AMCI-certified winner of drag race against Ferrari Roma and Lamborghini Huracan Evo Optimized for performance: 77.4 kWh battery with a ... Continue reading

2022 Honda Passport AWD Trailsport Review - Truth In Naming

2022 Honda Passport AWD Trailsport Review - Truth In Naming

Special To The Auto Channel By John Goreham has fiercely brand-loyal owners. If you need any proof of that, consider that 7 of 10 vehicles traded in for Honda’s Passport SUV are Hondas. ... Continue reading

Test Drive 2022 KIA Carnival MPV - It Is What It Is - Review by Bob Gordon +VIDEO

Test Drive 2022 KIA Carnival MPV - It Is What It Is - Review by Bob Gordon +VIDEO

Why are you hearing about my family when I am supposed to tell you what I thought about the brand new 2022 Kia Carnival (Nee Sedona)? It's important that you know that my review included a crowd of Gordons that needed to be shuttled around San Diego ... Continue reading

Hyundai Ionic 5 EV Wins Car Magazine Award

Hyundai Ionic 5 EV Wins Car Magazine Award

The 2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5 earned Car and Driver’s EV of the Year Award, adding another coveted honor to its trophy case. ... Continue reading

2022 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo AWD Premium Plus Package – Review by David Colman

2022 Mazda CX-30 2.5 Turbo AWD Premium Plus Package – Review by David Colman

Here are three reasons why I would buy the Mazda CX-30 over any other compact SUV: (1) It looks better than the others. (2) It's more fun to drive than the others. ... Continue reading

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone CrewMax HV 4x4 - Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone CrewMax HV 4x4 - Review by Mark Fulmer

I knew I'd get you to read this if I mentioned "ballistic nylon" because TACH readers have what Rudyard Kipling called "insatiable curiosity." ... Continue reading

2022 Nissan Pathfinder - Review by Larry Nutson

2022 Nissan Pathfinder - Review by Larry Nutson

Nissan’s midsize three-row utility vehicle, the Pathfinder, has been around for 35 years. The original Pathfinder was introduced in 1987. ... Continue reading

Rimac Nevera Electrifies Monterey Car Week

Rimac Nevera Electrifies Monterey Car Week

Game-changing 1,914hp all-electric Rimac Nevera will make its U.S. debut at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering during Monterey Car Week on Friday, August 19. The unveiling follows the start of production and the delivery of car #001 to the first customer – the 2016 F1 World Champion and sustainability entreprene ... Continue reading

Growing Electric Vehicle Market Threatens to Short-Circuit Public Charging Experience, J.D. Power Finds

Growing Electric Vehicle Market Threatens to Short-Circuit Public Charging Experience, J.D. Power Finds

The growth of electric vehicle (EV) sales during the past year has been remarkable but has added stress to an already beleaguered public vehicle charging infrastructure. In this growth spurt, owners in high EV volume markets like California, Texas and Washington, for instance, are finding the charging infrastructure in ... Continue reading

2023 Mazda CX-50 2.5 Turbo W/Premium Plus Package - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss

2023 Mazda CX-50 2.5 Turbo W/Premium Plus Package - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss

You want to know what was so remarkable about the CX-50? That it was unremarkable; it just did its job well. ... Continue reading

2023 KIA K5 Preview, Pricing and Specs

2023 KIA K5 Preview, Pricing and Specs

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 16, 2022 -- Entering its third model year, the boldly styled K5 sport sedan largely carries over into 2023 with minor enhancements to badging, packaging and feature content. ... Continue reading

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Ultimate - Review by Mark Fulmer

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge Twin Ultimate - Review by Mark Fulmer

With a snazzy design and simplified enhanced tech that has quicker charging and a 226 mile range, the 2022 version looks to be very popular during these days of politically driven fuel prices. ... Continue reading

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL 1.5T S-AWC - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss + VIDEO

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SEL 1.5T S-AWC - Review by Bruce Hotchkiss + VIDEO

At first I couldn't make up my mind about this Mitsu. It is a good-looking, nicely sized SUV. But... I'll get to the buts further down... ... Continue reading

2022 Acura RDX SH-AWD A-Spec ADV – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2022 Acura RDX SH-AWD A-Spec ADV – Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Virtuous but not without a fault. Acura's latest take on the RDX is an impressive hunk of SUV. The base price of the unadorned RDX is $39,300. ... Continue reading

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