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2013 Lexus ES 300h Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show
2013 Lexus ES 300h Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

Already in the 2013 model year, Lexus is shipping its new GS sedans--the GS 350 we like best as an F Sport, and the GS 450h we're finagling more time in for a future road test. The follow-up act? A pair of ES sedans making their world debut at the 2012 New York auto show, including a first-ever...Read More»

2013 Toyota Venza
2013 Toyota Venza, 2013 Buick Enclave Preview: 2012 New York Auto Show

In the scheme of things, what automakers term a “refresh” or “mid-cycle refresh” doesn’t usually translate into anything mind-boggling or radical. It can’t, because then it would be an all-new design, and generally inside and out. Still, a few changes here and...Read More»

2012 Ford Expedition
Republicans Go Big And Thirsty, Democrats Go Small And Green

The differences between Republicans and Democrats extend beyond mere political ideology. When it comes to buying cars, party loyalists on both sides have distinctly different tastes, but their respective vehicle choices don’t always play to stereotypes. As the latest survey from Strategic...Read More»

2013 Cadillac XTS
Pay Attention To That Buzz Below: Cadillac’s New Safety Alert Seat

With the proliferation of chimes and warning lights to alert drivers of potentially dangerous safety situations, it’s easy to understand the tendency to become somewhat complacent and ignore what these alerts are trying to prevent. Some drivers even turn off audible alerts, finding them too...Read More»

New York City skyline
2012 New York Auto Show Preview

Less than a week remains before the start of the 2012 New York Auto Show's press days, with a bounty of new cars, crossovers, SUVs, and trucks ready for their global debuts. Most focus on improving gas mileage and onboard technology, while updating their looks--or cutting completely new figures...Read More»

2013 Buick Enclave teaser
2013 Buick Enclave: A Teaser Photo That’s Just That

Consumers may be somewhat used to teaser photos released by automakers in advance of major auto show debuts of new products, but the latest in this nebulous array of “sneak peeks,” that of the 2013 Buick Enclave, is anything but revealing. And that’s probably the point. With the...Read More»

2013 Lexus RX 350
2013 Lexus RX Luxury Crossover Preview

Among the product introductions making news at the Geneva Motor Show, the full reveal of the redesigned 2013 Lexus RX luxury crossover line includes the RX 350, RX 450h, and a new model, the RX 450h F-Sport. Our sister publication MotorAuthority has the straight scoop direct from the show floor in...Read More»

2005 Infiniti Q45 - front
2003-2005 Infiniti Q45: Recall Alert

Nissan is recalling certain 2003-2005 model year Infiniti Q45 full-size luxury sedans over concerns about a defect in the wiring connector of seat-mounted side airbags. A notice in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site indicates that “a wiring connector for the...Read More»

2012 Nissan Juke
2011-2012 Nissan Juke, Infiniti QX, Infiniti M: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a voluntary safety recall campaign of certain 2011-2012 model year Nissan Juke subcompact crossovers, 2011-2012 Infiniti QX large luxury SUVs and Infiniti M luxury sedans over concerns of a possible fuel leak. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Read More»

2012 BMW M135i Concept
Cayenne Recall, BMW M135i Concept, Volt Chain Letter: Car News Headlines

The 2011-2012 Porsche Cayenne is being recalled--for headlights that may spontaneously detach from the fender, resulting in impaired nighttime visibility. BMW has released a new M135i concept, potentially previewing another M-tuned 1-Series--but it's not for the U.S. Snopes takes on a Chevy Volt...Read More»

2013 Acura RDX
2013 Acura RDX Priced From $35,205

Styled conservatively, but handsomely, the 2013 Acura RDX made its public debut at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show earlier this month. Today, Acura announced the new RDX will start from $34,320 plus an $885 for a base price of $35,205. That price will buy the base RDX, rated by the EPA at 20 mpg city...Read More»

Four-door SLS AMG patent images
Tesla's Bricks, 2013 SRT Viper, Four-Door SLS AMG: Today's Car News.

Today at High Gear Media, Tesla's Roadster has been the subject of a healthy debate on its battery quality courtesy of an aggrieved owner, the 2013 SRT Viper may have been previewed by a leaked Hot Wheels car, patent drawings show what appears to be a four-door Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG--with gullwings...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX - job one at Nissan's Smyrna, TN vehicle assembly plant
2013 Infiniti JX Production Begins

It was a very important day for the employees of the Nissan Smyrna (Tennessee) Vehicle Assembly Plant as the first luxury vehicle and the first Infiniti to be built in the state, the all-new 2013 Infiniti JX seven-passenger luxury family crossover, decked out in a rich Emerald Green, rolled off the...Read More»

2012 BMW X3
2013 BMW X3 Gets New Turbo Four-Cylinder Engine

BMW calls it a “return to its roots” and with the announcement that the 2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i SAV arriving in dealerships this May will sport a new 2.0-liter “TwinPower” turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the news may well be welcome for family car buyers looking for a more...Read More»

2014 Porsche Macan teaser
Porsche Macan SUV To Debut In 2013

If you like luxury SUVs but have a difficult time choosing from the selections already in showrooms, we have bad news: Porsche is about to make your decision a little tougher. The squad from Stuttgart is finally set to debut its newest SUV, which should roll off the assembly lines late next year...Read More»

2013 Acura ILX
All-New 2013 Acura ILX Sedan, Redesigned 2013 RDX Crossover: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Acura teased with concepts of its all-new 2013 ILX compact luxury sedan and redesigned 2013 RDX compact luxury crossover at the Detroit Auto Show in January. Now, the automaker has unveiled the final production versions at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. The two Acura models launch this spring. 2013...Read More»

2013 Acura RDX
2013 Acura RDX Preview: 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Honda is giving us the first glimpse of the all-new 2013 Acura RDX, at the Chicago Auto Show, and it really isn't much different than the concept form shown at last month's Detroit auto show. The turbocharged four-cylinder engine is gone from the lineup—an odd decision, really, at a time when...Read More»

2013 Lexus LX 570
2013 Lexus LX 570 Gets A Price Increase

If you’re in the market for a full size luxury SUV with legitimate go-anywhere credentials, the Lexus LX 570 has historically been a solid choice. Based on Toyota’s esteemed Land Cruiser, but fitted with a club-room-like interior, the Lexus LX 570 outsold its Toyota cousin by nearly 2:1...Read More»

2013 Cadillac ATS
2013 Cadillac ATS Walkthrough: Video

Cadillac finally revealed the new 2013 ATS compact luxury sedan at the Detroit Auto Show. Cadillac has equipped the new ATS, which is set to go head-to-head with the luxury compact sedans from Germany, with seriously competitive levels of style, power, and technology. The new ATS sports Cadillac's...Read More»

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