Love for SUVs, 2017 Ford Fusion, 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport: What’s New @ The Car Connection

July 13, 2016

From The Car Connection:

Our renewed love for SUVs is all part of OPEC's cheap oil strategy

If you're like most car-owners, you're of two minds when it comes to gasoline. Obviously, part of you is happy about today's low fuel costs.

2017 Ford Fusion Review

The 2017 Ford Fusion mid-size sedan remains a comfortable, spacious, and good-looking entries in a competitive class. It competes with the Honda Accord, Hyundai Sonata, Toyota Camry, and a brand-new and much improved Chevrolet Malibu.

Honda HR-V, Jeep Wrangler, Nissan Rogue, and other small SUVs have poor headlights, says IIHS

When most people go shopping for a new car, they go with a list of criteria--features that they absolutely must have in their new ride. These are typically things like good fuel economy, high-tech safety features, intuitive infotainment systems, and, according to some people, cup holders.

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport

From Motor Authority:

2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport comes with 200 hp, 6-speed manual

Hyundai’s new Elantra has received its Sport variant and this time the car is packing a turbocharged engine. The engine is a turbocharged 1.6-liter 4-cylinder that delivers 200 horsepower and 190 pound-feet of torque.

2018 Lamborghini Huracán Superleggera spy video

Lamborghini’s Huracán is probably the best-driving car ever launched by the Italian marque, and in rear-wheel-drive trim it’s even bordering on reasonable value. Soon Lamborghini will turn up the performance dial a few notches.

After failing to sell, wrecked Porsche 918 Spyder starts new auction

You may recall a Porsche 918 Spyder with just 92 miles on the clock was involved in a major crash and subsequently put up for sale via a salvage auction. That was back in March.

2016 Nissan Murano

2016 Nissan Murano

From Green Car Reports:

2016 Nissan Murano Hybrid slips quietly into lineup, minimal volume expected

What if a car is launched, ever so quietly, and no one notices at first? Does it exist?

Toyota seeks to stop investing in diesel engines altogether: exec

Diesel cars are starting to lose popularity. The Volkswagen diesel scandal has turned off many potential U.S. customers, while stricter global emissions standards will make it more challenging for carmakers to certify diesels for sale in the coming years.

Tesla Autopilot crash probe highlights NHTSA weakness in electronic systems

The May 7 fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S driving on Autopilot and ensuing National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) investigation have generated intense discussion regarding autonomous-driving systems.

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