Archive for the ‘Autoline Exclusives’ Category

2023 Audi Q4 eTron Sportback Quattro

November 23rd, 2022 at 12:52pm


Audi is pouring on the electrons. It now has 5 EVs in its lineup, which is more than any other automaker in the U.S. market. Those models account for 8% of its sales, which is slightly ahead of the overall EV segment. And the Q4 eTron Sportback is a good example of why customers are interested in Audi’s battery powered cars.

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2023 Hyundai Palisade

November 21st, 2022 at 3:40pm


We’ve reported a lot on the Palisade, and while its bone structure is still the same, Hyundai gave it a facelift for the 2023 model year. Here are the changes that are worth noting.

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2023 Nissan Z

November 9th, 2022 at 3:06pm

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When I first heard that Nissan was reviving the Z, I thought it was a good move. Nissan really needs to revive its brand image and its lineup of vehicles. And a sports car is a great way to get car enthusiasts really excited.

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2023 Lexus NX 350 AWD F-Sport

November 4th, 2022 at 2:23pm


The NX is the second best selling vehicle in the Lexus line up, but sales are down sharply this year, more than 37%. That’s probably due to supply constraints caused by the chip shortage and a variety of other problems. But even so, why not entice more people into the showroom with a performance version?

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2022 Mercedes-Benz E450 4MATIC Sedan

November 2nd, 2022 at 3:53pm

2021 Mercedes-Benz E 450 4MATIC Sedan (23)

There aren’t many luxury brands more iconic than Mercedes-Benz. But for the E-Class sedan it’s more than the 3-pointed star on the grille that imparts to its viewer that this is a premium machine.

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2023 Ford F-150 Lightning

October 21st, 2022 at 3:47pm

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

Truck buyers love their trucks. It’s like the Swiss Army Knife in their toolbox; it does everything they need. So, it’s going to be interesting how consumers react to their loved one going electric.

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2022 Mercedes Maybach S580 4Matic

October 18th, 2022 at 2:14pm

2021 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

Wow! That was my first reaction when I first saw it. There it was, sitting out in the Autoline parking lot, basking in the glow of its own imposing magnificence.

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Toyota North America Played a Bigger Role Developing the New Tundra – Autoline Exclusives

October 15th, 2022 at 12:00pm

We recently got a chance to do some off-roading in the new Toyota Tunda and while we love off-roading, we found ourselves more drawn to level of care that went into the development of the truck. Particularly, in terms of aerodynamics and towing. So, we invited Todd Hook, Senior Program Manager on the new Tundra, to come fill in the details.

2022 Jaguar F-Type P 450 RWD

October 11th, 2022 at 3:44pm

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It’s hard to screw up the design of a 2-seat sports car. It’s so easy to make them look good. Just stretch out the nose, chop off the rear, and keep the top of the car low to the ground.

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2022 Range Rover SV LWB

October 3rd, 2022 at 2:45pm


I came around the corner and stopped instantly in my tracks. There it sat gleaming in the sunshine, a sleek, dazzling white behemoth that almost took my breath away. I’ve driven various generations of Range Rovers over the years but none of them had the presence that this one does.

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