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New Look for the 2023 Kia Sportage

Kia has redesigned the Sportage for the 2023 model year. On the exterior, the SUV features a clamshell hood with a full-width grille and matrix LED lights below. The interior is no slouch either and features a clean layout with a 12-inch infotainment display screen and a rotary dial for a gear selector. The car will be available in Europe…

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Next gen. AMG C63 to be a hybrid

Last month, Mercedes confirmed the rumors that the next C63 will be a plug-in hybrid. The new C63 will be available for sale by the end of this year or in early 2022. The car’s powertrain will consist of an inline-4 and three motor-generators combining to deliver 550 horsepower. Initial estimates reveal the C63 can do 62mph in 3.5 seconds!Read…

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Audi outfits plug-in hybrids with bigger batteries

Audi announced it will be outfitting the A6, A7, and Q5 plug-in hybrids with a 17.9 kWh battery, 30% more capacity than the existing 14.1 kWh battery. The bigger battery should increase the electric range of the vehicle. Read more

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2021 Range Rover Velvar switches to hybrid powertrain

Land Rover has revamped the powertrain for the 2021 Range Rover Velvar, ditching the 3L V-6 for a 3L turbocharged inline-6 with mild-hybrid technology. The 2021 Velvar is outfitted with the Land Rover’s latest infotainment system and can do over-the-air updates. The base model with 2L turbocharged straight-four engine comes at a price tag of $58,050.Read more

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Audi to release plug-in hybrid versions of all models

According to a new report from Motor Authority, Audi will release plug-in hybrid versions of each of its “core” models. The first vehicle to get the plug-in treatment will be the Q5 55 TFSI e. The vehicle will feature a 2L turbocharged engine in combination with an electric motor and 7-speed automatic transmission, achieving a total system horsepower of 367…

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Ford will debut PHEV Lincoln Corsair at New York Auto Show

According to a new report from Motor Authority, Ford will unveil its updated Lincoln Corsair models at the New York Auto Show late next week, and a plug-in hybrid option is in the line-up. Though Ford has been quiet about the full specs of the models, Motor Authority reports that the plug-in hybrid version will carry a 2.5L inline 4-speed…

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