Monday, February 21, 2022

2022 Subaru WRX Starts At $30,100 This Spring

The all-new fifth-generation 2022 Subaru WRX, powered by a new 271 horsepower 2.4-liter turbocharged Subaru BOXER® engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, starts at $30,100 (including $995 destination & delivery charge) and goes up to $42,890 for the GT model. The 2022 WRX arrives in retailers this Spring and is available in four trim levels: Base, Premium, Limited, and new GT. Standard on WRX is an all-new center information display with dual 7.0-inch high-resolution touchscreens. 

Mercedes-AMG EQE High Performance EV

The new Mercedes-AMG EQE is powered by two electric motors producing an output of 617 horsepower increasing to 677 horsepower with the AMG DYNAMIC PLUS Package and boost function, and is equipped with a 328-volt high-performance drive battery manufactured using lithium-ion technology. The new battery generation has a capacity of 90.6 kWh. The Mercedes-AMG EQE is equipped with rear axle steering as standard with the steering angle of up to 3.6 degrees. Early range expectations are 275 to 322 miles with U.S.-specific details to be announced closer to launch.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale

The all-new 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale, gets power from either 272 total horsepower PHEV that combines a 15.5-kWh lithium ion battery with a 90 kW electric motor and 180-horsepower 1.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with an electric range of more than 30 miles or a 256 horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission.

2023 Kia Sportage PHEV Coming In Third Quarter

The 2023 Kia Sportage PHEV, with a targeted all-electric range of 32 miles, is powered by a 177 horsepower 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, supplemented by a 66.9-kW electric motor and 13.8 kWh lithium polymer battery and a standard 6-speed automatic transmission with selectable drive modes and Downhill Brake Control. The Sportage PHEV is planned to go on sale in the third quarter of this year and pricing will be announced closer to the vehicle’s on-sale date.

2023 Range Rover P440e Extended-Range Plug-in Hybrid Starts At $106,250

The 2023 Range Rover P440e Extended-Range Plug-in Hybrid has a manufacturer estimated EV range of 48 miles and starts at $106,250 (including $1,350 destination and delivery) while the Range Rover SV, available in both Standard and Long Wheelbase, is powered by a 523 horsepower V8 Twin Turbo engine and is also available with a mild-hybrid six-cylinder powertrain, starts at $188,200. The first pure-electric Range Rover Land Rover will join the line-up in 2024.

2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe Starts At $59,495 This Spring

The all-new 2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe, powered by two electric motors, a 400-volt battery pack, 2.0-liter turbocharged, four-cylinder engine and TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission to deliver 375 horsepower and  25 miles of all-electric range with a rating of 56 MPGe. The price starts at $59,495 (including $1,795 destination and government incentives) when it arrives in dealerships this Spring.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Ferrari Flashback: Sergio Pininfarina, Legendary Car Designer

Sergio Pininfarina,
the late legendary car designer discusses Ferrari and his background at the 1997 Beverly Hills Rodeo Drive Concours D'Elegance.

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Ferrari Flashback: Piero Ferrari Interview

Piero Ferrari
, son the late founder of Ferrari Automobiles Enzo Ferrari, discusses the brand, the cars, his family and more at the 1997 Beverly Hills Rodeo Drive Concours D'Elegance.

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