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  • Mazda Drops A New Powertrain for the CX-50!

    Mazda Drops A New Powertrain for the CX-50!

    Borrowing a hybrid system from Toyota, three new hybrid trims join the Mazda CX-50 line-up, delivering 38 MPG combined and extending driving range by over 100 miles to a single tank. For the 2025 model year, Mazda added a Hybrid to the CX-50 line-up. Excluding the mild-hybrids in the line-up, this is the only non-plug-in-hybrid…

  • Stand Back in Awe of the new Porsche 911!

    Stand Back in Awe of the new Porsche 911!

    The 2025 Porsche 911 Carrera received subtle styling changes with its 992.2 refresh. You get more power, more tech, and only one transmission to choose…for now. Check it out! It’s the new, refreshed 2025 Porsche 911 Carrera. It’s an update to the 992.1, which first arrived in 2020. The 992.2 generation Carrera stands out with…

  • Turn Heads in the New Porsche 911 Hybrid!

    Turn Heads in the New Porsche 911 Hybrid!

    The 2025 Porsche 911 GTS T-Hybrid makes use of two electric motors and a compact, 400V, 1.9kWh battery to deliver over 500 horsepower and under 3.0 seconds runs to 60mph! For the 2025 model year, Porsche welcomes the 992.2 911. This is a mid-cycle update, but a significant one. As it includes the GTS T-Hybrid.…

  • Rumbling through in the New Porsche GTS SUV!

    Rumbling through in the New Porsche GTS SUV!

    The 2025 Porsche Cayenne GTS sports an energetic, twin-turbo, 4.0-liter V-8 twisting out 493 horsepower and 487 lb.-ft of torque. And a sport suspension, too. Why a new GTS? Last year, Porsche updated the third-generation Cayenne for the 2024 Model Year and we saw the revival of the V-8 for the Cayenne S, among other…

  • Acura Swoops In with a New SUV! The ADX.

    Acura Swoops In with a New SUV! The ADX.

    Expected in early 2025, the ADX will slide in under the RDX and act as an SUV shaped gateway to the Acura line-up. Think of it as a tall Integra, hopefully. Acura recently announced that we will see a new, entry level SUV added to the line-up, beneath the RDX, MDX, and ZDX models. Its…

  • Sharp! See How Acura Improved the MDX.

    Sharp! See How Acura Improved the MDX.

    Updated and coming soon. The 2025 Acura MDX gets a refreshed front-end, new tech inside, and more insulation to keep the noise outside. The fourth-generation, Acura MDX, which debuted for the 2022 model year, just received a mid-cycle update for the 2025 model year. As refreshes go, Acura stuck with the basics here: new front…

  • Tame the Wild with the new 4Runner!

    Tame the Wild with the new 4Runner!

    Toyota introduced a new generation 4Runner. It’s built from the global F-Platform and stays body-on-frame. But the powertrain is all new and turbocharged. Here it is! The sixth-generation, 2025 Toyota 4Runner. After 15 years, Toyota brings us a new and different SUV, but, on paper at least, it definitely stays true to the SUVs ethos.…

  • Epic Performance! Check out this New AMG GT

    Epic Performance! Check out this New AMG GT

    The 2025 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance brings a whole new meaning to the Plug-in hybrid category. This is the 2025 Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E Performance. A mega hybrid sports car with V-8 muscle and oodles of tech. It comes off the back of the new for 2024, second-generation AMG GT. The 63…

  • Go Green with the New Civic Hybrid!

    Go Green with the New Civic Hybrid!

    New information trickles in about the 2025 Honda Civic Hybrid. And the direction Honda will take all Civics going forward My latest news video covers what’s happening with Honda’s perennial compact car offering, the Civic. The 2025 Honda Civic Hybrid will come later this year as part of an update to the entire model line.…

  • Stand Out with these Two New Carbon Alfa Romeo Models!

    Stand Out with these Two New Carbon Alfa Romeo Models!

    The Quadrifoglio versions of both the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV and Giuila sedan will now have Carbon Editions. Only 130 examples—combined—will be built. Do you love Alfa Romeo style, especially the high-output Qualrifoglio versions, but feel they look a bit, I don’t know, tame? Good news! The Italian brand will now sell both Giulia and…