It wasn't that long ago that rear-wheel-drive mid-size luxury sedan shoppers basically had two options: German or German. Infiniti or Lexus have always been around, but neither had sporty pretensions—one of the reasons you pick a rear-drive sedan in the first place.
Honda hasn't sold a hatchback version of its Civic compact car range in the United States in more than a decade, but that's all set to change this fall when a decidedly more upmarket Civic Hatchback arrives in dealers as a 2017 model.
According to us, the 2017 Subaru Legacy is the best mid-sizer you're probably not buying.
In the beginning, Honda created Acura. Toyota and Nissan looked upon it and saw it was good, and they beget Lexus and Infiniti. Many years later, Hyundai looked upon these luxury makes, saw they were good, and beget the Genesis coupe and sedan followed by the Equus sedan.
Volkswagen will kick off an SUV onslaught later this year starting with the arrival of a new mid-size, 3-row SUV built in the United States. The 3-row SUV will be followed in quick succession by at least four more high-riding models, one of which will be a successor to the current-generation Touareg.
Portuguese racing driver Carina Lima has been revealed as one of the seven owners of a Koenigsegg One:1.
2017 BMW i3
It's a litany you hear often from the most ardent electric-car owners and advocates. "Old car companies don't get it; they won't offer electric-car battery upgrades with higher capacity, so I'll never buy from them."
The proposed $15 billion settlement between Volkswagen and regulators over its emission-cheating diesel cars is winding toward final approval, but VW's miseries are far from over. U.S. attorneys have been investigating the company and its introduction of "defeat device" software to pass EPA emission tests since that story broke last September.
European automakers have attacked proposed emissions standards that would place greater restrictions on cars, as well as large commercial vehicles like heavy-duty trucks and buses, as unrealistic.