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Lexus' First EV to be Previewed in Tokyo

Lexus is expected to preview the brand's first production battery-electric vehicle at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show. The preview is expected to be in the form of an urban hatchback concept, though this concept is expected to be mostly production-ready.  Thus far Lexus parent Toyota has been slow to roll out pure electric vehicles. Their slowness is going to have…

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Audi Bringing 591 HP Wagon to the U.S.

Well chalk this up as something unexpected. Audi has confirmed plans to bring the 2020 RS 6 Avant to the United States. In case you're not already aware, Avant means wagon. Oh, and this wagon has 591 horsepower under the hood.  News the 2020 RS 6 Avant is coming stateside isn't just unexpected, it's shocking. Wagons notoriously do not sell…

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Electric Porsche Taycan Interior Revealed

Porsche has offered up its first official look at the upcoming battery-electric Taycan. The sneak peak comes just a month ahead of the Taycam's slated reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show.  The photo is certainly more than the typical new car teaser image. This full-on dashboard shot shows off an overall interior design that is similar to other recent Porsche…

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Electric Crossovers to Replace Lincoln Continental Production

Ford Motor Company is planning to produce two new midsize battery-electric crossovers at an assembly plant near Detroit. The plans correlate with previous announcements about the automakers electrification plans and may signal the lack of future for the Lincoln Continental.  Citing three different sources, Automotive News reports Ford will produce the two new crossovers at the company's Flat Rock Assembly plant. The…

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2021 Infiniti QX55 will be Brand's Crossover Coupe

BMW and Mercedes-Benz originally made crossover coupes a thing by adding derivative models of nearly every SUV in their respective portfolios. Years after the trend commenced, Infiniti has confirmed plans to enter the crossover coupe game now too with the 2021 QX55.  Infiniti has confirmed plans for the QX55 by releasing the above sketch, which shows off the QX55's side…

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2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel a $4,995 Option

After taking a break from the market, Fiat Chrysler's EcoDiesel V-6 is back in the 2020 Ram 1500. Ram has formally announced pricing for the 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, which will allow Ram to say it offers the cheapest diesel offering in a now crowded segment.  The cheapest Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will come in at $38,885, which includes destination charges.…

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Chinese Buick Enclave Breaks Cover

While North America has had a new Buick Enclave since 2018, the brand's largest market is still waiting on an SUV with the Enclave badge to arrive. Buick is planning to launch a smaller SUV with the Enclave badge for the Chinese market, and it has leaked out ahead of its debut.  For China Buick is turning to General Motors'…

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2020 Corvette Stingray Starts at $59,995

Most assumed the Chevrolet Corvette would lose some of its attainability with its move to a mid-engine layout. Well, this morning Chevrolet has confirmed the 2020 Corvette is losing nothing when it comes to attainability, because it starts at $59,999.  The sub-$60,000 price figure includes destination charges, meaning there will be 2020 Corvette Stingray models with sticker prices under $60,000.…

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Chevrolet Readying EV Crossover for China

As the Chinese government implements strict emissions standards, automakers are readying many new China-only electric vehicles. One such vehicle being prepped by SAIC-GM is a new Chevrolet crossover that is powered exclusively by electric.  Found on a Chinese government website by CarNewsChina, the Chevrolet Menlo has officially broken cover. The Menlo is unique from a design perspective in the fact it…

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