2016 Jaguar XF, 2016 Lexus IS 200t, 2017 Honda Accord: What’s New @ The Car Connection

April 21, 2016

From The Car Connection:

Chinese-built 2016 Buick Envision: priced against BMW, Audi, Mercedes?

GM’s Chinese-assembled vehicle for the U.S. market, the 2016 Buick Envision, faces more than its country of origin when it begins arriving at dealerships by June of this year: Those who encounter some of the first Envision models are bound for a bit of sticker shock.

2016 Jaguar XF review

Some of the world's best luxury cars are mid-size sedans—E-Class, 5-Series, A6, and CTS—by our yardstick. Those cars will need to make room for another four-door soon. With the 2016 XF, it's Jaguar's turn to join those elite ranks.

Mitsubishi lied about fuel economy stats for the past three years

Another automaker has confessed to deceiving consumers and regulators: Mitsubishi says that, for the past three years, it fudged fuel economy stats on some 620,000 new cars.

2016 Lexus IS 200t F Sport

2016 Lexus IS 200t F Sport

From Motor Authority:

2016 Lexus IS 200t F Sport first drive review

Automotive quiz question: Which automaker has had the worst engine on the market for, oh, the last decade or so? Surprisingly, the answer is Lexus.

2017 Honda CR-V spy shots

These are our first spy shots of a prototype for the new Honda CR-V. This will be the fifth generation of the popular compact crossover SUV, and it’s shaping up to be the most radical redesign yet.

Faraday Future’s Chinese backer unveils Tesla Model S-rivaling electric sedan concept

Chinese tech giant LeEco has unveiled a striking concept previewing a new electric car that could potentially rival the Tesla Model S or its successor.

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

From Green Car Reports:

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid on sale this spring with 48-mpg gas mileage rating

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan was unveiled yesterday, ending a one-year hiatus in the model that will now offer the highest EPA gas-mileage ratings in the Honda lineup. The new model uses an updated version of the two-motor hybrid powertrain fitted to earlier hybrid Accords, which were sold as 2014 and 2015 models, but the plug-in hybrid Accord will not return.

2018 Honda Clarity electric versions: first details, including 40-plus-mile range for plug-in hybrid

The 2017 Honda Clarity will arrive in showrooms late this year with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain, one of three hydrogen-powered vehicles that will be sold in limited numbers in specific California regions that have hydrogen fueling stations up and running.

Tesla Model S, Model X owners get offer for free month of Autopilot

Every Tesla electric car built since late 2014 has the necessary hardware for Tesla's "Autopilot" suite of semi-autonomous driving features. But not every customer opts to pay the $2,500 to enable the system as they order their car—although owners can still pay $3,000 to add Autopilot after they take delivery of their new electric car.

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