Tag: future models

First Mazda EV to Bow Next Month

<img data-attachment-id="1623898" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-e1525374010414.jpg" data-orig-size="1550,1163" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 mazda cx-3 front" data-image-description=" Mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1623898 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> Mazda, a manufacturer with exactly zero electric or hybrid vehicles in its lineup, plans to join the gas-free fray at the Tokyo Motor Show in October. The hesitant automaker recently announced plans […]

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New Land Rover Defender’s Teasing Begins in Earnest

With less than two weeks to go before its Frankfurt Motor Show debut, Land Rover has sent its upcoming Defender SUV on a road trip to the Rhineland. Kicking off the continental slog in a remote and cinematic valley near the China-Kazakhstan border, the Defender will presumably score some rough-and-tumble bragging rights — as well […]

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Get Yer Freak On: Next-gen Hyundai Tucson Appears in Camo Dress, but Can It Match the Hype?

<img data-attachment-id="1680760" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front.jpg" data-orig-size="5551,3701" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1558845863","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"116","iso":"250","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Hyundai Tucson front" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1680760 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 Hyundai Tucson front” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-Hyundai-Tucson-front-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> You’re probably thinking two things right […]

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Next-generation Land Rover Defender Leaked on Film Set

<img data-attachment-id="1686380" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/alr.jpg" data-orig-size="870,502" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Land Rover Defender" data-image-description=" View this post on Instagram I’m not going to get in trouble for this — because it’s all over #facebook at the moment! Here is what looks like the first uncovered #defender2020 — straight (apparently) from the film set of the new #bond movie! […]

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Forbidden Fruit No Longer: Audi’s RS 6 Avant Is Headed to America

Months of teasing gave way to an admission of intent late Tuesday. After dangling Avants wagons of yesteryear in front of social media watchers since the spring, Audi finally came out and admitted the beastly RS6 Avant wagon will make its way stateside. Sporting all-wheel drive, a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8, and endlessly customizable drive settings, […]

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Rivian Opens Up About Opening Up

<img data-attachment-id="1650796" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv.jpg" data-orig-size="840,560" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="rivian suv" data-image-description=" rivian ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1650796 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/rivian-suv.jpg 840w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> If everything goes as planned, electric utility vehicle startup Rivian will start production on its RT1 pickup and […]

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Acura Type S Concept: It Feels Like the First Time?

Acura pulled the digital wraps off its Type S Concept two days ahead of its public debut at Monterey Car Week, heralding the Type S designation’s return to the brand’s model line. The car seen here hints at what to expect of the looming next-generation TLX and its confirmed Type S performance variant. “Performance.” That […]

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Report: Future Jags, Land Rover Could Boast Bimmer Baby Daddy

Eager to reduce R&D costs, Jaguar Land Rover and BMW forged a cross-channel bond earlier this summer, but the increasingly cozy relationship between the Anglo-German rivals likely won’t end with the mere sharing of electric drive units and internal combustion engines. A number of JLR vehicles poised to drop from the product pipeline could come […]

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Why the Hell Not? Bugatti Mulls Building the Pinnacle of all Crossovers

<img data-attachment-id="1590068" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_chiron_dynamic_front_print.jpg" data-orig-size="1013,675" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Bugatti Chiron" data-image-description=" Image: Bugatti ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_chiron_dynamic_front_print-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_chiron_dynamic_front_print-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1590068 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_chiron_dynamic_front_print-610×406.jpg” alt=”Bugatti Chiron” width=”610″ height=”406″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_chiron_dynamic_front_print-610×406.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_chiron_dynamic_front_print-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_chiron_dynamic_front_print-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_chiron_dynamic_front_print-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_chiron_dynamic_front_print-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04_chiron_dynamic_front_print.jpg 1013w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Bentley has one. Rolls-Royce has one, too. Lamborghini has one, and so does Maserati. The idea […]

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Cylinder Diet: 2020 Buick Encore GX Brings a Brace of Triples

Like its Chevrolet division mate, Buick plans to spend the 2020 model year filling white space in its lineup, hauling the tweener Encore GX from overseas to plug the gap between the existing subcompact Encore and the larger Envision. Beneath its hood, however, the Encore GX is anything but larger — at least when displacement […]

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Genesis Draws Ever Closer to Desperately Needed Crossover

A mainstream brand in 2019 without a crossover? It’s almost unthinkable, though not in the context of a fledgling marque and a rapidly changing automotive landscape. Genesis Motors, the luxury ying to Hyundai’s everyman yang, is still recovering from a tumultuous 2018 in which its confused dealer strategy gradually became clearer. And it’s still taking […]

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Oil Is Out: Nissan Readies a Refreshed, Diesel-free Titan Line

Far from being the first choice among full-size truck buyers, the Nissan Titan and Titan XD are at least earning attention from their builders — and the latest alteration will earn a chorus of boos from those who worship at the altar of all things Cummins. With a refreshed lineup on the way, Nissan has confirmed […]

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Flurry of Trademark Applications Points to Ford Ranger Trim Buffet

Do you find yourself wishing Ford turned up the heat on the Ranger pickup, perhaps offering customers a choice of powerplants and greater diversity in appearances? You’re likely in luck. According to U.S. trademark applications filed late this month, the Blue Oval has just gotten started with its new midsizer, though anyone waiting patiently for […]

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Jaguar Land Rover Readies XJ Successor, New SUV

<img data-attachment-id="1678610" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/jagxjhistoricconvoytoparis021018071-resize-1024×682.jpg" data-orig-size="1023,682" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="jag historic convoy toparis021018071-resize-1024×682" data-image-description=" JLR ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/jagxjhistoricconvoytoparis021018071-resize-1024×682-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/jagxjhistoricconvoytoparis021018071-resize-1024×682-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1678610″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/jagxjhistoricconvoytoparis021018071-resize-1024×682-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/jagxjhistoricconvoytoparis021018071-resize-1024×682-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/jagxjhistoricconvoytoparis021018071-resize-1024×682-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/jagxjhistoricconvoytoparis021018071-resize-1024×682-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/jagxjhistoricconvoytoparis021018071-resize-1024×682-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/jagxjhistoricconvoytoparis021018071-resize-1024×682-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/jagxjhistoricconvoytoparis021018071-resize-1024×682.jpg 1023w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With Jaguar’s XJ sedan on its way out, the company is actively working on a replacement […]

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Raptor Meets Godzilla?

<img data-attachment-id="1626400" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/3A1A4286_C1-e1527185283389.jpg" data-orig-size="4000,2515" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"13","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"Ford is making its iconic F-150 Raptor \u2013 the ultimate high-performance off-road pickup \u2013 even better with upgraded technology including class-exclusive, electronically controlled FOX Racing Shox, new Trail Control\u2122 and all-new Recaro sport seats.","created_timestamp":"1527169560","copyright":"","focal_length":"142","iso":"160","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"2019 Ford F-150 Raptor","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Ford F-150 Raptor" data-image-description=" ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/3A1A4286_C1-e1527185252215-450×283.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/3A1A4286_C1-e1527185252215-610×384.jpg” […]

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Please Notice Me: Kia’s Oft-overlooked Cadenza Gains a New Face for 2020

Often referred to as a “Korean Buick” (sometimes, a “better Buick“), the Kia Cadenza sits in a corner of the vehicle theater where audience attendance is way down. The brand’s largeish midsize sedan gained a new generation for 2017, upping the model’s style and content, and it looks like Kia’s not ready to let a […]

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When ICE Isn’t Enough: Mazda’s First Electric Still on Track for 2020, Plug-ins to Follow

<img data-attachment-id="1623898" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-e1525374010414.jpg" data-orig-size="1550,1163" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 mazda cx-3 front" data-image-description=" Mazda ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1623898 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2019-mazda-cx-3-front-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> Despite the recent development of a high-MPG, low-emission gasoline four-cylinder, Mazda’s future depends on lowering its emissions footprint even further. With regulators — especially those in Europe — backing ever more stringent […]

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Jaguar to End XJ Production; Company Promises a Resurrection

Once the sedan of choice for discerning Anglophiles and 1980s crime-fighting New Yorkers played by Edward Woodward, Jaguar’s XJ has seen a long fall from grace. This summer, the stately model officially hits the ground. Amid tanking sales for both it and its sedan stablemates, the Jaguar XJ will cease production in a matter of […]

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