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2019 Acura RDX reboots the SUV with touchpad tech and SH-AWD

2019 Acura RDX reboots the SUV with touchpad tech and SH-AWD

Acura may be calling this 2019 RDX Prototype just a "first look" at the design of its upcoming third-generation RDX, but make no mistake, there's more here than simply hints and teases. The SUV, unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 today, is Acura's most extensive redesign in a decade, and brings previously concept-only features like the Acura Precision Cockpit infotainment system into production.

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Infiniti Q Inspiration Concept aims to make sedans cool again

Infiniti Q Inspiration Concept aims to make sedans cool again

Infiniti promised something special when it came to its new Q Inspiration Concept, and the seductively curvaceous sedan certainly delivers. Officially revealed at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 today, the sleek four-door wraps around the Japanese automaker's latest VC-Turbo engine. In the process, Infiniti insists, it presages what's coming next for its production style, powertrains, and infotainment systems.

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Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept hints at super-luxe crossover to come

Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept hints at super-luxe crossover to come

Lexus has revealed its new vision of a luxury crossover, the Lexus LF-1 Limitless Concept, and the idea is all about flexibility. Revealed today at the Detroit Auto Show 2018, the LF-1 Limitless is longer and wider than the current Lexus RX SUV, and even more aggressively proportioned, with a long hood and steeply raked rear glass.

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Mercedes-AMG 53-series CLS, E-Class Coupe and Cabrio debut

Mercedes-AMG 53-series CLS, E-Class Coupe and Cabrio debut

Mercedes has pulled the wraps off three new AMG models that slot into the AMG 53-series. The new models include the AMG 53 CLS, AMG 53 E-Class Coupe, and the AMG 53 E-Class Cabriolet. All three of these new AMD models run the same inline six under the hood.

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2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 official: Iconic luxury SUV goes high-tech

2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 official: Iconic luxury SUV goes high-tech

This is it: the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class, the latest reinvention of the G Wagon. One of the most recognizable SUVs - indeed, one of the most recognizable vehicles, period - on the road, it may only now be entering its second generation, but that comes after almost forty years in production. Still, finding yourself custodian of an icon can prove to be a double-edged sword. Mess it up - at least, in the eyes of your most loyal fans - and it can be an expensive, legacy destroying mistake.

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2019 Mercedes G-Class proves it’s no off-road wimp

2019 Mercedes G-Class proves it’s no off-road wimp

The auto industry has plenty of cars that want to be considered icons - and plenty of arguments about which actually are - but few would dispute the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class will qualify. Officially revealed in fetching camouflage wrap today, the new SUV may not look much difference from its lengthy line of predecessors, but that's because what's important is Mercedes demonstrating it still has off-road prowess.

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Porsche Mission E specs spill as Tesla rival forms

Porsche Mission E specs spill as Tesla rival forms

Porsche's big Tesla rival is expected to come in three flavors, with insiders suggesting the Mission E sedan will run up to 670 horsepower as it tries to eat into Model S sales. First shown off as a prototype in late 2015, a wildly positive reception for the curvaceous electric four-door prompted Porsche to give the production version the green-light only a few months later.

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Acura RDX Prototype previews all-new path for SUV best-seller

Acura RDX Prototype previews all-new path for SUV best-seller

SUVs are big business for Acura, and so all eyes will be on the all-new Acura RDX Prototype when it breaks cover at the Detroit auto show next month. Billed as the "most extensive Acura redesign in more than a decade," the new SUV concept will preview what we can expect from the production model later in the year, both inside and out.

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2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class first drive: From Maybach to S65 AMG

2018 Mercedes-Benz S Class first drive: From Maybach to S65 AMG

The Mercedes-Benz S Class represents the commitment to build the best car in the world, so you can't accuse the German automaker of having low ambitions. Then again, with more than four million sales of the "Sonderklasse" - or "Special Class" - and its variants under its belt since 1972, it seems there's a market out there for obsessive attention to detail and a price tag to match. That makes the 2018 S Class line-up not only important to Mercedes-Benz, but to the industry as a whole.

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Mercedes’ Millennial-friendly A-Class sedan is coming to US

Mercedes’ Millennial-friendly A-Class sedan is coming to US

America may be in the midst of a crossover love affair, but Mercedes-Benz is set to offer something very different in 2018, in the shape of a new small luxury sedan. The automaker plans to launch the A Class sedan in the US next year, having long resisted calls to bring one of its smallest models to the country. That change of heart comes as the A Class itself undergoes one of its most significant changes.

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Jaguar’s I-PACE is on the prowl in prime Tesla territory

Jaguar’s I-PACE is on the prowl in prime Tesla territory

Tesla's Model X may be the all-electric SUV to have right now, but Jaguar is keep to usurp that crown, sending its I-PACE EV out in prime Tesla territory. The British automaker's final validation testing has taken it to some of the most electric-friendly streets in California, part of a 1.5m mile shakedown of its production prototypes.

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Lexus RX L First Look: Three row SUV asks legroom questions

Lexus RX L First Look: Three row SUV asks legroom questions

The Lexus RX may be the automaker's best-selling vehicles, but for some the full-sized luxury SUV just isn't quite big enough. Enter, therefore, the Lexus RX L launching at the LA Auto Show 2017, an extended version of the SUV with a choice of six or seven seats courtesy of an added third row.

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