Tag Archives: 2019

5 things to know about the 2019 Ram 1500

Behind the 2019 Ram 1500's muted styling update lies a wholesale rethink of the full-size pickup. We've already previewed the Ram 1500, but we sat down at the 2018 Detroit auto show after the new truck's debut with some of the automaker's engineers and spokespeople to find out more. Here's what we learned. Safety first FCA...

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2019 Jeep Cherokee video preview

Don't call it a mistake but a mulligan. The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is the brand's second take. Jeep had a simple brief with the new Cherokee, with designer Mark Allen telling us that his team didn't want to take all the weirdness out of it. The result is a blend of the Cherokee's polarizing design with the much more attractive looks of the...

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2019 Toyota Avalon debuts in Detroit

Demand for mainstream sedans may be waning but not at Toyota it seems. A year on from redesigning its Camry, the Japanese firm has taken the covers off a redesigned Avalon. The new 2019 Avalon was presented for the first time on Monday at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The car rides on the longest version of the Toyota New...

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2019 Hyundai Veloster N video preview

Hyundai has pulled off the surprise of the 2018 Detroit auto show, introducing the first North American member of its N performance line. The most-powerful Veloster ever, the N's stats read like an enthusiast's dream—a turbocharged 275-horsepower 2.0-liter 4-cylinder sends power to the front wheels via a 6-speed manual transmission with...

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2019 Jeep Cherokee makeover reveals prettier face, turbocharged power

The 2019 Jeep Cherokee is a course correct for the iconic off-road brand, softening the polarizing style introduced in 2014 for something more in line with the brand's other offerings. In refreshing the crossover, Jeep design boss Mark Allen told Motor Authority his team “didn't want to take all the weirdness out of Cherokee,” adding...

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta revealed: compact sedan pushes for mid-size taste

The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is taking a page from small-size competitors with big ideas. Volkswagen pulled the wraps off its newest Jetta sedan Sunday at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The next-generation sedan is larger with more creature comforts, with a sharper style that more closely aligns it with the automaker's European...

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Surprise! 2019 Hyundai Veloster lives on with redesign

The Hyundai Veloster seemed like a safe bet in the automotive death pool. Here was an odd, not very useful hatchback that wasn't very good to drive from a brand that desperately needed crossovers and SUVs. Killing it seemed like a no-brainer. Instead, it has been redesigned. The 2019 Hyundai Veloster that bowed at the 2018 Detroit auto show on Monday...

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2019 Toyota Avalon debuts in Detroit

Demand for mainstream sedans may be waning but not at Toyota it seems. A year on from redesigning its Camry, the Japanese firm has taken the covers off a redesigned Avalon. The new 2019 Avalon was presented for the first time on Monday at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The car rides on the longest version of the Toyota New...

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2019 Ram 1500 first look: big rig turns the page

The 2019 Ram 1500 broke cover Monday and revealed a new face for the full-size pickup that pushed the hauler further into family detail. The new truck is longer—about four inches, added entirely to the cab—lower by about an inch, and wider by a half-inch. All three dimensions were stretched to better hold people, not necessarily cargo. It lacks...

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Efficiency meets performance in AMG’s new 53 series

Mercedes fans looking for something sporty but not quite ready to step up to a fully fledged AMG product have another option in the form of the “AMG sport” range, which at present are those cars with a 43 in their titles. Soon, though, AMG will start to replace these with a new series with 53 in their titles The first 53 series include a CLS53...

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