2016 Toyota Prius, 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe, Hennessey Venom GT: What’s New @ The Car Connection

April 11, 2016

From The Car Connection:

2016 Toyota Prius Crash-Tested, Earns Top Safety Ratings

The fourth generation of the Toyota Prius has only been on sale for a few months. Yet with the release this week of federal crash-test results, and of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) test results just last week, we now have a pretty good picture of the safety of this new model.

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe review

For 2017, Hyundai significantly overhauled the larger, three-row Santa Fe and smaller two-row Santa Fe Sport to help bring those SUVs in line with the rest of the automaker's cars.

Tesla Model 3: What we know so far about the production electric car

Just over a week ago Tesla Motors opened the reservation books for its Model 3 electric car, which is expected to be delivered in production form by late 2017. About 115,000 refundable pre-order deposits, at $1,000 each, had already been placed for the Model 3 even before it was shown on the evening of March 31.

2016 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder

2016 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder

From Motor Authority:

1,451-horsepower Hennessey Venom GT sets world record

Hennessey’s Venom GT has entered the record books, although the company remains quiet on what record the 1,451-horsepower supercar has actually achieved. An announcement is coming as part of the Texan firm’s 25th anniversary celebrations.

2018 Audi RS 4 Avant spy shots

Audi’s new A4 is just arriving in showrooms, in standard and sporty S4 variants. Now we have spy shots of a prototype for the high-performance RS 4 variant, specifically an RS 4 Avant wagon.

Kahn Design to show Vengeance at 2016 Top Marques Monaco

Hot on the heels of its debut in Geneva a month ago, Kahn Design’s brooding WB12 Vengeance is now headed to the south of France for an appearance at the 2016 Top Marques Monaco.

2016 Tesla Model X

2016 Tesla Model X

From Green Car Reports:

Today you can spec any Tesla Model X version online

Once again Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has released some new product information, this time on the 2016 Tesla Model X electric crossover utility vehicle. And he did it via his most frequent method of communcation: Twitter.

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for April 2016

It's once again time to look at the best deals on green cars for the month. As always, some incentives and rebates carry over unchanged, while others are new and may be available for a more limited time.

BMW ReachNow car-sharing service offers i3 electric cars in Seattle

After a brief hiatus, BMW is once again offering a car-sharing service in the U.S. The German carmaker shut down its DriveNow service in San Francisco, but is now re-launching the service—with a new name, ReachNow—in Seattle.

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