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​2017 Mercedes-Benz SL Video Preview
​2017 Mercedes-Benz SL Video Preview

Mercedes has a true sports car in its lineup now with the AMG GT--but for decades, its SL two-seat roadster filled the bill. This year, the Benz SL is back with some new styling hooks and uprated hardware as it lifts its grand-touring game. The first thing you'll notice with the new SL is the new...Read More»

2017 Lincoln MKZ, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
2017 Lincoln MKZ Video Preview

Lincoln is in a battle for its future. Is it going to be a premium nameplate, with just-above Ford features and prices? Or will it be a true luxury brand, with its own powertrains and technology? The 2017 Lincoln MKZ answers some of those questions. MORE: Follow all our 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show...Read More»

Scion C-HR Concept
Toyota's Next Crossover Is The Scion C-HR Concept

Toyota's brand-within-a-brand is growing once more, and it's doing so by adding more small cars. A new small crossover SUV, based on the C-HR concept on display at this year's Los Angeles auto show, is headed for production as the fourth member of the Scion lineup. When it launched in the 2004...Read More»

2017 Ford Escape
2017 Ford Escape Video Preview

The Ford Escape is one of the best-selling crossover SUVs, and one of the best handling utility vehicles, too. It's due this year for a mid-life refresh--and that updated crossover was introduced at the LA Auto Show before it goes on sale next year. The 2017 Ford Escape's good looks are still in...Read More»

2016 Honda Civic Coupe, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
2016 Honda Civic Coupe Video Preview

The new 10th-generation Honda Civic sedan just went on sale a few weeks ago, and now it's time for the rest of the lineup to roll. Next up: the new 2016 Honda Civic Coupe. The new Civic Coupe is much sleeker and sportier than the previous version, with a long roofline like its four-door...Read More»

2016 Infiniti QX50
2016 Infiniti QX50 Video Preview

Look familiar? This luxury crossover’s been with us since 2007, but it’s been through a few names changes on its way to the 2015 New York Auto Show. ALSO SEE: 2016 Lexus RX Video Preview The QX50 isn’t brand-new, not exactly. In its original form, it was launched back in 2007 as...Read More»

2016 Lexus RX 350 F Sport
2016 Lexus RX Video Preview

Back in 1990, Lexus launched with the world-beating LS sedan. Since then, it’s been the RX crossover SUV that’s kept the doors open and the buyers buying. This year, a brand-new RX arrives, ready to take on rivals like the Audi Q5, BMW X3, and Volvo XC60. This is our first look at the...Read More»

2016 Scion iA  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos (preview event)
2016 Scion iA Video Preview

Scion is Toyota's youth brand, but its lineup's grown old over the past few years. It's finally time for a trio of new models Scion promised last year--and this one is the most practical. It's the new 2016 Scion iA sedan. The first thing you’ll note is that the iA is the first sedan ever to...Read More»

2016 Scion iM  -  live photos, 2015 NY Auto Show
2016 Scion iM Video Preview

]Scion has been starved for product over the past few years. Last year it said it would get three new vehicles, and previewed one of them with a concept. Now, we have the production version of that concept--the new 2016 Scion iM hatchback. Unveiled alongside the new Scion iA sedan at the New York...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos
2016 Nissan Maxima Video Preview

For the past decade, the Nissan Maxima has been having an identity crisis. Originally it was Nissan's family sedan, then it became its so-called "four-door sports car." Today it shares most of its running gear with the less expensive Altima. So how does the Maxima move forward? It's all about...Read More»

2016 Kia Optima, 2015 New York Auto Show
2016 Kia Optima Video Preview

The Kia Optima has been a surprise—well, maybe not to Kia, but to the rest of the world. In the past it was an anonymous four-door forever in the shadow of the Camry and Accord. In 2011, a complete rethink made it one of the best-looking values in the family four-door class. This year...Read More»

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e Plug-In Hybrid, 2015 New York Auto Show
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Video Preview

The Mercedes M-Class was the German automaker’s first American-made vehicle, and over three generations, it’s been a rousing sales success. This year, the M-Class is no more. But there’s a good reason: it’s being renamed and updated while it adds a sleeker new version. This...Read More»

2016 GMC Terrain Denali, 2015 New York Auto Show
2016 GMC Terrain Video Preview

GMC’s known for its big and brawny trucks and SUVs, but its crossovers are booming too. The mid-size Terrain was new for 2010—and this year it’s getting a quick update before an all-new version comes along in a couple of years. We took a first look at the 2016 Terrain at the New...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos
2016 Hyundai Tucson Video Preview

Here in America, we’re hitting peak crossover. It’s not enough to have one or two family-friendly SUVs—better to have three or four, and one of them better be small. That’s been the job of the Hyundai Tucson since it was new in 2010. It’s the entry into Hyundai’s...Read More»

2016 Cadillac CT6, 2015 New York Auto Show
2016 Cadillac CT6 Video Preview

Cadillac has spent the past 15 years reclaiming its turf as one of the world’s most respected luxury brands. Until now, it’s left the story unfinished at the mid-size CTS. Now it’s time for the ultimate Cadillac—a full-size luxury sedan set to take on the Mercedes S-Class...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Malibu launch - 2015 New York Auto Show
2016 Chevy Malibu Video Preview

If you’re shopping for family sedans, we know a few good names. Legacy. Fusion. Accord. Well this year, Chevrolet wants a place on that list, too—it’s introducing a brand-new Malibu that it says could be the best mid-size car ever. Well, is it? We take a look in this 2016...Read More»

New York City skyline (by Flickr user AngMoKio)
NY Auto Show Roundup: Live Photos Of 11 Production Models That Matter

The New York International Auto Show has the the best-attended public days of any of the nation’s car shows. It’s also the end of what we call “auto-show season,” and it leads into the typically busier springtime, when dealerships and auto malls bustle with shoppers. The NY...Read More»

New York City skyline
2015 New York Auto Show

New York City might seem one of the most car-hostile environments on the planet, but it really isn't. Take the city's annual auto show as irrefutable proof of the opposite: New Yorkers love cars so much, they'll endure a subway ride to get to the Jacob Javits Convention Center to see cars they...Read More»

Infiniti QX30 Concept
2017 Infiniti QX30: With Rugged-Lux Style, Set To Woo Young Urbanites

Infiniti is rapidly and dramatically remaking itself, and the upcoming 2017 QX30, as previewed by the QX30 Concept shown this week at the Geneva Motor Show, will be one of the harbingers of this sea change. They’re important agents of youth, too, for a brand that’s taking better aim at...Read More»

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