2021 Lexus RX safety downgraded, Aston Martin soldiers ahead, Volvo launches C40 EV: What’s New @ The Car Connection

NHTSA downgrades 2021 Lexus RX 350 crash-test rating A change to the airbags in the 2021 Lexus RX has prompted the luxury brand’s first four-star federal NCAP rating since 2016.  2022 Mitsubishi Outlander starts at $26,990, peaks at $37,640 The revamped Outlander gets a value-packed base price and a sterling

2021 Volvo C40 Recharge unveiled – pure electric only, dual-motor P8 AWD with 408 PS, 660 Nm; 420 km range – paultan.org

Volvo has taken the sheaths off its latest electric car, the C40 Recharge. Despite sitting on the same CMA platform as the XC40, the new crossover coupe will only be available as a pure electric car. That makes it the first Volvo model in history to be designed as a

Say hello to the 2021 Mercedes challenger, the W12 | F1 News by PlanetF1

Mercedes have unveiled their 2021 title contender, the W12, releasing rendered images of the car they hope will carry the team to an eighth successive double. Mercedes emerged as the team to beat in 2014, powered by its superior hybrid V6 turbo engine. Taking the championship title away from Red

Say hello to the 2021 Mercedes challenger, the W12 | F1 News by PlanetF1

Mercedes have unveiled their 2021 title contender, the W12, releasing rendered images of the car they hope will carry the team to an eighth successive double. Mercedes emerged as the team to beat in 2014, powered by its superior hybrid V6 turbo engine. Taking the championship title away from Red

2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR First Drive: It’s the Little Things

“It’s the pinnacle of six years’ worth of tuning,” JLR Special Vehicle Operations vehicle dynamics manager Ross Restell says as he shows us around the 2021 Jaguar F-Pace SVR. And after a few hours behind the wheel on some quiet English back roads, we’re not about to argue. From a

Walk On Air: 2021 Cadillac XT5 and XT6 Get Mild Hybrid System in China

Good news! As of 2021, the Chinese-market Cadillac XT5 and XT6 will get a 48 volt mild hybrid system, new gold paint, and—if the above photo, which we swear on our mothers’ lives was actually included with the press release, is any indication—the ability to levitate. As of model year

2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 and Its V-8 Engine Costs Maserati Money

You just knew the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 was going to be skin-tinglingly expensive. When it’s fairly easy to load up a normal Wrangler with one of its gas four- or six-cylinder engines—not to mention its pricey diesel V-6 option—past the $60,000 mark, there was no way the long-awaited

2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo to debut soon – nearly 1 mil test kilometres done; off-road capable! – paultan.org

The Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo is nearing the end of its final test phase, and it is well on track for market introduction in the next few months. According to the automaker, the Cross Turismo has completed a total of 998,361 kilometres of testing, which is enough zero-emissions mileage to

2021 Buick Envision tested, 2021 Cadillac Escalade revisited, Outlander PHEV gets a boost: What’s New @ The Car Connection

2021 Buick Envision review The redesigned 2021 Buick Envision crossover SUV seats five, rides on a new platform with a 2.0-liter turbo engine, and comes with a sharper look, and top Avenir trim. Hyundai, Volvo, Mazda, Subaru top 2021 Top Safety Pick awards Volvo, Subaru, Mazda, and Hyundai/Kia/Genesis led all

2021 Buick Envision vs. Lincoln Corsair: Compare Crossover SUVs

Buick’s lovely new Envision crossover bristles with big spec-sheet energy, from its turbo-4 power to its wide-screen infotainment. Is it enough to dethrone the Corsair, Lincoln’s best small SUV yet? The 2021 Buick Envision five-seat crossover SUV enters this model year while it also enters its second generation. The body