Tag Archives: 2019

2019 Acura ILX debuts with brand’s new design language, safety tech

Acura's ILX enters the 2019 model year with a fresh set of clothes, representing the second time the compact luxury sport sedan has been updated since its 2013 debut. The latest tweaks inject the ILX with some much-needed aggression and adds the corporate “diamond pentagon” grille that we first saw on the Acura Precision concept unveiled in 2016...

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2019 Acura ILX debuts with brand’s new design language, safety tech

Acura's ILX enters the 2019 model year with a fresh set of clothes, representing the second time the compact luxury sport sedan has been updated since its 2013 debut. The latest tweaks inject the ILX with some much-needed aggression and adds the corporate “diamond pentagon” grille that we first saw on the Acura Precision concept unveiled in 2016...

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Hennessey’s 808-horsepower Heritage Mustang hits the dyno

Hennessey Performance Engineering in August unveiled the 2019 Heritage Edition Ford Mustang to celebrate hitting the 10,000-build milestone. The fiery red car, which features a design inspired by the livery of a 2018 Ford GT Heritage Edition supercar owned by Hennessey boss John Hennessey, is based on a Mustang GT and features the tuner's HPE800 performance...

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2019 Acura NSX: New color, new options, new tire

It took Acura 15 years to bring back the NSX nameplate in 2017, but the Japanese automaker is giving the hybrid supercar an update after just two years. On Thursday Acura revealed the revised 2019 NSX at Monterey Car Week. It will take a keen eye to discern the 2019 NSX from earlier second-generation cars. Exterior changes are limited to body-color trim on...

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New 2019 BMW Z4 roadster breaks cover with M40i First Edition

BMW showed the Z4 concept at Pebble Beach last year and further detailed it a month later at the Frankfurt motor show. This year, we finally see the production version. BMW unveiled the next generation of its two-seat roadster with a special 2019 Z4 M40i First Edition. The lines are now locked in and the look is low, aggressive, and perhaps a bit too busy...

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2019 Ford Shelby GT debuts at 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise

Visitors to the 2018 Woodward Dream Cruise on Saturday were treated to the debut of the latest offering from Shelby American: the 2019 Ford Shelby GT. After a brief hiatus, the Shelby GT returns to the market with revised looks and more power from its V-8. Available as a coupe or convertible, the car is based on the 460-horsepower Mustang GT but sports a...

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2019 Audi A4 and A5 lose manual transmission

Just as BMW aims to put the sport back in sport sedan with its redesigned 3-Series, Audi's A4 is losing the manual transmission for the 2019 model year. Audi made the manual available as a no-cost option on A4s equipped with all-wheel drive for 2017. It pointed out at the time that it was the only automaker offering a manual-equipped all-wheel-drive sedan...

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BMW swears its 3-Series is going to be a sport sedan again

BMW's 3-Series has traditionally been the benchmark for the executive sport sedan, however in recent years its top perch has been crowded out by impressive alternatives such as the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Cadillac ATS. The fact has not been lost on BMW, which is why the automaker is working extra hard to ensure its redesigned 3-Series, the G20, sets the...

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2019 Audi RS 5 Sportback first drive review: Faith at unholy speeds

Believe what you've heard about the blissfully open and unfettered stretches of the Autobahn. These long, gently curving and pencil-straight stretches of German highways are the last bastion for drivers to flex their figurative muscle and courage, directly proportional to the angle of their right feet. It's what Wyoming should be like if it...

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