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Ford Explorer Adds More Choice with New Enthusiast ST, Rear-Wheel-Drive Platinum, Platinum Hybrid Models for 2021

Ford Explorer Adds More Choice with New Enthusiast ST, Rear-Wheel-Drive Platinum, Platinum Hybrid Models for 2021 Ford adds new 2021 Explorer Enthusiast ST by Ford Performance for customers who want spirited fun, while also lowering the cost of entry for ST performance Explorer Enthusiast ST boasts the same specially tuned 3.0-liter EcoBoost® engine – making 400 horsepower and 415 lb.-ft. of torque – as Explorer ST Ford Explorer lineup also adds new lower-priced rear-wheel-drive Platinum and Platinum Hybrid options; all are available for ordering today DEARBORN, Mich., April 8, 2021 – Ford adds three new choices to America’s [...]

All-electric Volkswagen ID.4 EV completes cross-country drive

Volkswagen of America completed a drive across the U.S. last week with the all-electric Volkswagen ID.4 EV. Starting in New York City mid-March, the small team crossed the States on a predominantly southern route, wrapping up the drive on schedule in 18 days in Sacramento, California.

All-New Kona N Boasts Performance N Dual-Clutch Transmission for Enthusiasts

Hyundai Motor has revealed new technical details for the all-new Kona N SUV. The company’s first high-performance SUV will be available with an eight-speed wet-type dual-clutch transmission, known as N DCT, providing high-performance features for driving enthusiasts. N DCT provides the engaging experience of a sequential manual gearbox with the convenience of an automatic transmission.

The redesigned Mercedes-Benz CLS

The CLS will come to the starting line in April 2021 with a sharpened and sportier design. The front end in particular, with a new radiator grille and bumper, demonstrates an even stronger and more dynamic expression of the four-door coupe. At the same time, the interior has been upgraded with additional leather and trim combinations as well as a new-generation steering wheel. With its comprehensive refresh last summer, the CLS was technologically updated with the introduction of the MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) multimedia system and enhanced driver assistance systems. The modernized Mercedes-Benz CLS celebrates its world premiere in April and will arrive in U.S. dealerships in early 2022.

Toyota Presents World Debut of the New GR 86

Toyota City, Japan (April 5, 2021) – Toyota is proud to announce the newest addition to its Gazoo Racing lineup: The 2022 GR 86. Click here to read the press announcement on Toyota’s Global Newsroom. U.S. product plans for this exciting new vehicle will be provided at a later date.

2024 GMC HUMMER EV SUV Debuts during March Madness

GMC’s electric supertruck lineup expands with the addition of the 2024 HUMMER EV SUV making its debut during the NCAA’s Final Four in a new commercial film narrated by LeBron James. Fans can also watch the reveal and place a reservation at

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