2016 Buick Cascada, 2017 Honda Ridgeline, retro Porsche 911: What’s new @ The Car Connection

May 9, 2016

From The Car Connection:

2016 Buick Cascada second drive review

To a great number of Americans, the quintessential spring break involves cruising a Miami Beach, taking in the sun with the top down, picking up some friends, and maybe heading out to Key West.

2017 Honda Ridgeline first drive review

Some of the best pickup trucks are full-sizers, but how big is big enough? If you’re not pulling a big horse trailer or building a big house, a mid-size truck might be the right tool to get the job done.

2017 Kia Sportage video road test

Kia has made quite a name for itself with its Soul compact hatchback, Optima mid-size sedan, and Sorento crossover; yet one must not forget the Sportage compact crossover.

Zolland Design retro conversion for the 991-series Porsche 911

Zolland Design retro conversion for the 991-series Porsche 911

From Motor Authority:

Zolland Design comes out with tasty retro kit for the 911

Prices for older Porsche 911s have risen along with those of numerous other classics as more and more purchases are made with a view for investment rather than purely interest or collectability.

Lexus LX 570 convertible shows up at Dubai dealership

A convertible version of the 2016 Lexus LX 570 has shown up at a dealership in Dubai. According to its listing, the vehicle is priced at approximately $353,000 and has zero miles on its odometer.

This is what it looks like at the base of a tornado

Most will be familiar with the idea of a tornado and the devastation one can cause. However, few are likely to have ever seen one in person.

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

From Green Car Reports:

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid preview

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan was unveiled in April 2016—ending a one-year hiatus in the model that will now offer the highest EPA gas-mileage ratings in the Honda lineup.

Tesla projects total 2016 sales of 80,000 to 90,000 electric cars

Tesla Motors projects sales of 80,000 to 90,000 electric cars in 2016, and now believes it will produce 500,000 cars per year by 2018, rather than 2020. Those two goals were revealed during Tesla's first-quarter earnings call last Wednesday, and would take the company a long way from the 50,000 cars it delivered in 2015.

Another study confirms electric cars have lower carbon emissions, in Minnesota this time

It's a very reasonable question: electric cars themselves have no tailpipe emissions, but what about the power plants used to recharge them? After more than a dozen studies and five-plus years of plug-in car sales, we know the answer.

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