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A Base 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Costs More Than A Kia Stinger

2019 Volkswagen Arteon

After what felt like years of delays, Volkswagen announced earlier this month that the Arteon would finally go on sale in the U.S. by summer. The fastback sedan looks great, and in our first drive, we enjoyed its quiet, comfortable ride. But would it really cost $38,000 as early estimates suggested? Not quite. But it’s still quite a bit more expensive More...

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Hyundai Tucson N
By Heather Platt On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Hyundai Tucson N Line Brings Suspension, Cosmetic Upgrades

We’ve heard rumors that Hyundai will introduce a high-performance Tucson N making as much as 340 hp. Still no official word on that front, but we do know Hyundai is rolling out a less aggressive but still More...

2019 Kia Forte
By Heather Platt On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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2019 Kia Forte Second Drive Review

The 2019 Kia Forte is one of those cars that impresses and pleases with its well-rounded goodness. It has few foibles, its engineers and designers capably checked as many boxes as they could, and after a week spent More...

2020 BMW M2 CS
By Heather Platt On Thursday, March 14th, 2019
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2020 BMW M2 CS Spied Up Close In Winter Testing

BMW isn’t resting on its laurels with the spectacular 2019 M2 Competition, and here’s some physical proof. We’re looking at photos of the 2020 BMW M2 CS, and there isn’t much left to the More...

2020 Mercedes-Benz Cla
By Lawana Perkins On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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2020 Mercedes-Benz Cla Shooting Brake Is Another Wagon We Can’t Have

The iconic old Volvo 850 T5R might’ve been available in other colors, but in our minds, it was always yellow. So too was the original Audi A4 Avant and a particularly awesome custom order Mercedes-Benz E55 More...

Aston Martin Valkyrie Hybrid V-12
By Heather Platt On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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The Aston Martin Valkyrie’s Hybrid V-12 Powertrain Makes 1,160 HP

We’ve known for a while that the Aston Martin Valkyrie will have a hybrid powertrain. Aston Martin has been surprisingly open about the fact that the engine will be a 6.5-liter V-12 that makes an even 1,000 More...

Lincoln Corsair
By Lawana Perkins On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Lincoln Corsair Reportedly Getting A Phev Among Three Engine Options

What’s a Lincoln Corsair, again? That would be the forthcoming replacement for the current Lincoln MKC compact crossover, and we know little about it besides its name change and the fact it’ll be related More...

2020 Kia Soul EV
By Heather Platt On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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The 2020 Kia Soul EV Has A Range Of 243 Miles

Kia recently showed off the newly redesigned third-generation Soul, and one of the most interesting changes had to do with the fully electric version. Using a 64-kWh lithium-ion battery borrowed from the Hyundai More...

Rivian EV Truck
By Lawana Perkins On Saturday, February 16th, 2019
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Rivian EV Truck Maker Gets Big Money From Amazon

While Amazon was shocking New York this week by ditching its plans to place a second headquarters there, it has been spending lavishly on another front: the automotive sector. U.S. electric pickup truck maker Rivian More...

2019 Hyundai Genesis G70
By Heather Platt On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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2019 Hyundai Genesis G70 2.0T Drivers’ Notes Review

Over the past few months, we’ve spent a lot of time behind the wheel of the Genesis G70. We first drove the car in New England last fall. We also spent some time on the West Coast in pair of G70s, one fitted More...

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