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  • All New Porsche Macan Completely Electrified!

    All New Porsche Macan Completely Electrified!

    For 2025, the second-generation Porsche Macan grows and eschews internal combustion, opting for two electric motors and a 100 kWh battery pack. On the 25th of January 2024, Porsche revealed the second-generation, 2025 Porsche Macan crossover SUV. It marks the Stuttgart brand’s first battery-electric SUV and second ever BEV, after the Taycan that arrived in…

  • 2025 Mazda CX-70 Revealed: Large yet Only Two Rows

    2025 Mazda CX-70 Revealed: Large yet Only Two Rows

    Mazda built its latest SUV, the Mazda CX-70, on the same large platform as the CX-90. It offers more space for fewer passengers. Mazda lifted the covers off its latest SUV, the Mazda CX-70. It looks just like its platform sharing stablemate, the three-row Mazda CX-90, the brand’s flagship. Mazda kept details scarce, like horsepower…

  • Updated Kia Telluride Review: Tweaked. But is it Better?

    Updated Kia Telluride Review: Tweaked. But is it Better?

    Kia updated the Telluride for 2023, offering subtly different styling, larger screens, and two new trims that offer a higher ride height and off-road prowess. What’s GoodSubtle tweaks to the styling keep the Kia Telluride contemporary and attractive. Smooth operating V-6. Plenty of space inside. Dig the heated and ventilated 1st and 2nd row seats.…

  • Make Way for the Bold and Boxy 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe

    Make Way for the Bold and Boxy 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe

    The fifth generation 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe takes a boxier, Land Rover Defender kind of look. It’s bigger, taller, and jumping on the outdoor enthusiast bandwagon. If the Land Rover Defender costs too much for you, Hyundai just may have a solution. Jumping on the boxier, more rugged, off-road friendly bandwagon, the fifth generation 2024…

  • Feast Your Eyes! It’s the 2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ

    Feast Your Eyes! It’s the 2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ

    A massive 200 kWh battery pack delivers up to 450 miles of range. Two electric motors provide up to 750 horsepower and AWD. And a 12 cubic foot frunk will win all arguments at the bar. As Cadillac’s fast-moving transition to selling only EV products continues, we just got a big one: The brands first…

  • Volvo Shrinks and Electrifies with Latest EX30 SUV

    Volvo Shrinks and Electrifies with Latest EX30 SUV

    Measuring 166.7-inches nose to tail, the EX30 is more than eight inches shorter than the C40 Recharge. But with up to 422 HP, it’s no slower. Starts at $34,950. Volvo recently debuted the EX30 to North America: an all-new, itty bitty, least expensive BEV crossover SUV. The first units will arrive as 2025 model year…

  • 2024 Toyota Land Cruiser Reboot to the U.S.

    2024 Toyota Land Cruiser Reboot to the U.S.

    Shorter and narrower than before, the latest U.S. bound Land Cruiser returns at a much lower price point, “starting in the mid-fifties,” according to Toyota. More inherent off-road prowess too. After deciding not to bring the J300 generation Land Cruiser to the U.S., Toyota instead just debuted a different, smaller, and less expensive version that…

  • The Toyota Land Cruiser Name Returns to the U.S.

    The Toyota Land Cruiser Name Returns to the U.S.

    But perhaps not the Land Cruiser as we have known it. Not one built from the J300 Chassis, like the rest of the world, anyway. But what does that actually mean? In many ways, we already have the new Toyota Land Cruiser here on our shores. Toyota built the 2022 Tundra from the Toyota New…

  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4Matic Review: New for this Year!

    2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4Matic Review: New for this Year!

    The 3rd generation GLC 300 evolves nicely from its outgoing, best selling counterpart. You get mild hybrid power, an engaging chassis, and next level refinement. What’s GoodNext level refinement. Closer to E-Class and S-Class in luxury feel. Efficient powertrain. Engaging drive. What Could ImproveBase price is above 50K. On the plus side you get more…

  • The Latest Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG Uses F1 Tech!

    The Latest Mercedes-Benz GLC AMG Uses F1 Tech!

    From an electrically spun turbocharger, to rear axle steering, the GLC 43 and GLC 63 S E Performance bring mega capability to the crossover SUV space. The 2024 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 and GLC 63 (now called 63 S E Performance) return to the compact crossover line-up, but as hybrids. And with almost unbelievable levels of…