The Sleuth is scratching his head over this one. The automaker will launch its first electric vehicle for the United States this fall and it will only be sold in California for the time being. For a $34,650 sticker price, the front-wheel-drive MX-30’s motor is rated at 144 horsepower and 200 pound-feet of torque. Mazda […]

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With the departure of the basic Golf hatchback after 2021 (leaving only the sporty GTI and R versions, which are being redesigned), the Jetta becomes the starting-point four-door car model in Volkswagen’s lineup. Changes for 2022 include new front and rear designs and new alloy wheels. Interior mods consist primarily of a revised digital instrument […]

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What child of the 1980s didn’t have a poster of this V-12-engined supercar on the bedroom wall? The Countach was in production for nearly 20 years, until 1990. Nearly 2,000 examples were built. It has now been revealed that the Countach name will return, but this time attached to a much-modified Lamborghini Aventador with design […]

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That appears to be a definite yes, although Honda’s premium division is tight-lipped about what form the vehicle will take. Only a teaser image has been released by the automaker at this time. The original Integra two- and four-door models were sold in North America from 1986 until 2001, when they were replaced by the […]

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Acura’s all-wheel-drive hybrid supercar is going out with a bang and not a whimper. Practically hand-built in its own dedicated facility in Ohio, the current-generation NSX has never been a huge seller —128 cars sold in 2020 in the United States, and 238 in 2019. It has been, however, a superb driver’s car and an […]

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It would seem the automaker wants to demonstrate its all-wheel-drive fleet is capable of extreme off-road agility. The previously announced 2022 Outback Wilderness edition has one inch more ground clearance, retuned suspension and transmission, and it gets all-terrain tires. It has also been revealed that a Forester Wilderness model with similar off-road adaptation will also […]

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While sales of the Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger have remained relatively healthy over the past few years, the same cannot be said for the Chevrolet Camaro. It currently lags far behind, so much so that General Motors is rumored to be axing it after the 2024 model year. Potential replacements include an electric model, […]

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Of the many electric startup automakers that have recently emerged, California-based Faraday Future appeared to be on shaky ground financially. Until recently, that is. A recent cash infusion through an investment company — and Faraday’s listing on Nasdaq — injected new life into the company. The result is the FF91 that will reportedly launch sometime […]

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It’s no secret that sales of four-door models with trunks continue to weaken. For North American buyers, the latest casualty is the midsize Volkswagen Passat, which has been built at the automaker’s Chattanooga, Tenn., factory since 2011. For its final hurrah, there will be exactly 1,973 Passat Special Edition models The number represents the year […]

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Hyundai’s three-door hatchback has been affordable and sporty. The 2019 Veloster became available in an N performance version rated at 275 horsepower, and for 2022, the N will be the only Veloster available. Based on 2021 pricing, that means buyers will have to cough up $33,250, which is thousands more than lesser trims. Hyundai isn’t […]

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