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March, 2018

  • 21 March

    2018 Honda Accord Hybrid Base Price Slashed to $25,990

    The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid’s EPA fuel economy estimate may be lower than last year, but so is its base price. Honda announced that the 2018 Accord Hybrid, which goes on sale this week, will start at $25,990 including destination—a drop of $4,490 from last year’s model. That price gets you …

  • 20 March

    The Magnificent Seven: Jeep’s Assault on Moab for Easter

    AUBURN HILLS, Michigan – Jeep does this every year. Fiat Chrysler’s most storied, and most profitable brand manages to customize a handful of its production models to show off each year at the Moab Easter Jeep Safari. And by “show off,” we mean that Jeep brings these special models to …

  • 19 March

    Nissan Reportedly Planning to Turn the Leaf into an SUV

    The name “Tesla” may be synonymous with electric cars, but since the end of 2010, Nissan’s been quietly selling the fully electric Leaf hatchback. It was even popular enough to earn a second generation. But from the sound of it, Nissan thinks sales of its next electric car will blow Leaf …

  • 18 March

    Wrangler and Jeepster Concepts Gear Up for Jeep’s Easter Safari

    Every spring, Jeep builds a handful of wild concepts and heads to Moab, Utah, for the Easter Jeep Safari. Last year, we saw a Wrangler that had been modified to look like a ’60s gasser hot rod, a tastefully restored 1993 Grand Cherokee, and several others. Jeep hasn’t revealed which concepts …

  • 17 March

    2019 Ford Mustang Gets a Splash of Need for Green

    Move over Bullitt Mustang, there’s another shade of green in town—Ford is introducing an all-new color called Need for Green—that looks a lot like Kelly Green to us. The bright color is sure to stand out around town like the Incredible Hulk at a Thor convention and it definitely seems …

  • 16 March

    Lincoln Aviator SUV Preps for Relaunch

    Resurrecting a nameplate we haven’t seen since 2005, Lincoln will preview a new Aviator SUV at the New York auto show later this month. Lincoln last used the Aviator name on an SUV based on the Ford Explorer. Although short-lived, running from the 2003-2005 model years, the SUV provided Lincoln …

  • 15 March

    McLaren 570GT MSO Black Collection is an Under-the-Radar Supercar

    When picking the color of your next supercar, resist the temptation of bright, highlighter hues—go with black. A jet-black supercar is a sinister, menacing shape compared to the parodic Skittles-colored attention missiles that populate Miami. It looks like McLaren is happy to oblige the subtler enthusiasts among us, with a …

  • 14 March

    2018 BMW M5 is MotoGP’s New Official Pace Car with 592 HP

    BMW M’s relationship with the MotoGP motorcycle racing series goes way back—20 years to be exact. To celebrate its 20th anniversary as the “official car of MotoGP,” the M brand turned its latest and greatest, the new 2018 BMW M5, into a pace car for the upcoming season that starts …

  • 13 March

    Bonhams Gets World Record $169,120 for 1989 Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 Targa

    It was a good day for more modestly priced machinery at Bonhams’ Amelia Island sale. While Bonhams’ Amelia Island auction didn’t see the same strong sales numbers as Gooding & Company ($35.9 million) or RM Sotheby’s ($27.7 million), the U.K.-based auction house did shift 87% of its Amelia Island inventory …

  • 12 March

    2019 Acura RDX Headed to New York Auto Show

    a href=”http://www.automobilemag.com/news/2018-acura-rlx-debut-monterey-car-week/”>Acura will debut the third generation of its RDX midsize crossover later this month at the New York Auto Show. Finally, the RDX has a four-cylinder engine to compete with rivals such as the Lexus NX, BMW X3, Audi Q5, and Infiniti QX50. We don’t know how much power it …