Monthly Archives: April 2017

Acura TLX preview

The Acura TLX is a safe choice for buyers looking for a mid-size sedan with a bit of luxury thrown in, though it doesn't manage to conjure much excitement. Acura is hoping to fix that with a substantial update for the 2018 model year. Revealed ahead of its debut on Wednesday at the 2017 New...

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New Subaru Ascent aims to climb busy hill of crossover SUVs

Growing up from the Subaru Outback doesn't mean growing out of the Subaru brand anymore. On Wednesday, the automaker revealed the near-production version of its 3-row crossover SUV, now officially dubbed the Subaru Ascent. The 3-row Ascent made its debut at the 2017 New York auto show alongside the...

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Toyota FT-4X concept is an FJ Cruiser for the urban jungle

Toyota's FT-4X concept made its debut on Wednesday at the 2017 New York auto show, and the vehicle isn't quite the rugged off-roader we were hoping for. It features a design inspired by the FJ Cruiser which itself was inspired by the legendary FJ40 Land Cruiser, but the new concept is...

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Jaguar F-Type gains 296-horsepower inline-4

Jaguar has been hinting at adding an inline-4 to its F-Type range since the car's debut, and now the automaker's finally done it. The engine is the turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4 found in other Jaguar models, and in the F-Type it has a specific tune of 296 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of...

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Infiniti previews next-gen QX80 with Monograph concept

Gone is the idea that a luxury brand's flagship for design and tech must be a sedan. Infiniti's full-gainer into the design deep-end with its QX80 Monograph concept should be proof enough of that. It made its debut on Wednesday at the 2017 New York auto show and is a preview of the design of the...

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Audi adds a second R8 race car, the R8 LMS GT4

Audi has revealed a second R8-based race car for it's customer racers, the R8 LMS GT4. Built to worldwide GT4 spec like the Ford Mustang GT4, Chevrolet Camaro GT4.R, and McLaren 570 GT4, among others, this racer is a step down from the R8 LMS GT3 (shown below) that competes in higher levels of...

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