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2022 Honda Step WGN minivan is a sad reminder of what we’re missing

2022 Honda Step WGN minivan is a sad reminder of what we’re missing

Japanese automaker Honda has released a few details about its 2022 Step WGN minivan. The first-gen Step WGN debuted at the 1995 Tokyo Auto Show and featured Civic underpinnings, a single rear sliding door, and seating for eight occupants. However, the newest sixth-gen variant is longer, taller, and broader than its predecessors without altering its compact footprint.

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2023 Kia Niro debuts with quirky styling and sustainable construction

2023 Kia Niro debuts with quirky styling and sustainable construction

The all-new 2023 Kia Niro made a cracking debut at the 2021 Seoul Mobility Show. And as expected from a new Kia vehicle, the newest Niro has quirky styling cues highlighted by its blacked-out C-pillar, harking back to the innovative and radical design of Kia’s HabaNiro concept car unveiled back in 2019.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class PHEV gains AWD and a leather-free interior

2022 Mercedes-Benz S-Class PHEV gains AWD and a leather-free interior

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class PHEV went on sale in Europe a few months ago. Despite having the S 580 moniker, the S-Class PHEV made do minus the standard car’s 4.0-liter bi-turbo V8 engine. Instead, the S 580 e has a 3.0-liter inline-six gas engine, a single electric motor, a 29 kWh battery pack, and a rear-wheel drivetrain.

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2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid debuts at LA Auto Show packing a 226HP electrified powertrain

2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid debuts at LA Auto Show packing a 226HP electrified powertrain

The 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid is making a grand entrance at this year’s LA Auto Show. The newest Sportage Hybrid is the latest variant of the all-new, fifth-gen Sportage introduced a while back, and it’s packing a similar hybrid powertrain as its Tucson Hybrid cousin. However, the Sportage Hybrid has a couple of tricks up its sleeve to deliver a sportier and more engaging driving experience.

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV unveiled ahead of its official release date

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV unveiled ahead of its official release date

Japanese automaker Mitsubishi promised a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of its newest 2022 Outlander near the end of this year. Mitsubishi has officially unveiled the 2022 Outlander PHEV ahead of its October 28 release date, staying true to its word. The all-new Outlander PHEV model will go on sale in Japan this December, while the first US deliveries will trickle down beginning the second half of 2022.

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2022 Acura NSX Type S breaks the production car lap record at Long Beach

2022 Acura NSX Type S breaks the production car lap record at Long Beach

The 2022 Acura NSX Type S is bowing out with a bang. The most potent iteration of Acura’s NSX hybrid supercar has established a new lap record for a production vehicle on the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach race circuit.

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2022 Toyota Tundra enters the pickup fray with a turbo V6 motor and independent rear suspension

2022 Toyota Tundra enters the pickup fray with a turbo V6 motor and independent rear suspension

The 2022 Toyota Tundra is finally ready to replace the longstanding second-gen model sold since 2007. The all-new, third-gen Toyota Tundra rides on a new F1 platform featuring a fully-boxed, high-strength ladder frame with aluminum in vital areas to reduce weight. In addition, the bold, new fascia is something worth considering as the new Tundra has inherited the new Land Cruiser’s humongous front fascia.

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Fering Pioneer is an electric SUV with a range-extender biodiesel engine

Fering Pioneer is an electric SUV with a range-extender biodiesel engine

Fering is a relative newcomer in the EV space. Still, the British auto builder insists its Pioneer electric SUV is the ideal solution for off-roaders, adventure seekers, and quirky people who want to stand out amidst the burgeoning electric off-roading crowd.

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Von Mercier Arosa is a sport-luxury hovercraft with a hybrid powertrain

Von Mercier Arosa is a sport-luxury hovercraft with a hybrid powertrain

The Von Mercier Arosa is not a car. The Von Mercier Arosa is aiming to be the world’s first sport-luxury hovercraft. It may resemble a small track car like the Morgan three-wheeler, but those wheels are rotors for the fans.

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2022 Acura NSX Type S debuts at Monterey Car Week with 600HP V6 engine

2022 Acura NSX Type S debuts at Monterey Car Week with 600HP V6 engine

The 2022 Acura NSX Type S made its debut at Monterey Car Week on a rather blissful note. The most potent iteration of Acura’s hybrid supercar commemorates the NSX’s final year of production. Despite this, it intends to leave an indelible mark in the eyes and hearts of enthusiasts worldwide. It is, after all, a Type S.

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Czinger 21C laps Laguna Seca two seconds faster than McLaren Senna

Czinger 21C laps Laguna Seca two seconds faster than McLaren Senna

The Czinger 21C has proven its merits around Laguna Seca Raceway by completing an entire lap two seconds faster than the previous record holder. Piloted by American racing driver Joel Miller, the Czinger 21C has set the fastest lap record at Weathertech Laguna Seca Raceway with a GPS-verified time of 1 min 25.44 seconds (1:25.44), enough to beat the McLaren Senna’s previous lap record of 1 min 27:62 seconds (1:27.62).

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McLaren Albert Speedtail took 12 weeks to paint

McLaren Albert Speedtail took 12 weeks to paint

The McLaren Albert Speedtail is one of the final 106 Speedtails to be made. The 'Albert’ moniker pays homage to the first Speedtail prototype from 2018, with the Albert name derived from the McLaren F1 test mules of 1992. McLaren named the original MVY02 Speedtail prototype ‘Albert’ as a tribute to the original F1 supercar test mules.

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