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The Rolls-Royce Cullinan Is Too Small

Recently, I pulled up to a hotel after a long, regrettable four-hour drive across the barren and highway-ridden land that is much of the state of Texas. Out front sat a slate-gray SUV, appropriately positioned for photos from passerby as soon as they noticed the emblem up front and confirmed its authenticity on Google.Read more… […]

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Domestic Brands Charge A Hefty Premium For Advanced Safety Features

Now that the American automakers have, for the most part, ceded the small car market to the import brands, you would think they would try to field competitive offerings in the crossover/SUV segment. However, when it comes to what most car buyers are really looking for in a family car, the domestic brands do not […]

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Nearly 60 Percent of Lamborghini’s Sales So Far This Year Have Been Urus SUVs

Lamborghini has been delivering the Urus, which you might pronounce “Yur-us” but Lamborghini definitely pronounces “Oo-rus,” for about a year now. In that year, the SUV has skyrocketed Lamborghini’s sales numbers, and currently makes up nearly 60 percent of its sales worldwide.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Aston Martin Thinks It Knows ‘What Women Want’

Generalizations about women in the car world aren’t limited to the back corners of Reddit or the comment threads, often absent of any actual female voices, about how women are “naturally inclined” not to like cars while men are the opposite, or the usual annoying stereotypes and gender-based assumptions about…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2019 BMW X5 Is What a Luxury Car Should Feel Like

When it comes to picking between serious driving performance and ride comfort, it might be time to admit I have chosen my side and so has the 2019 BMW X5 4oi—a big, cushy cruiser that’s competent enough in regular driving, but really shines more in everything else it does.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Kia Naming Its Concept SUV ‘Masterpiece’ Is a Bit Rich

Here’s the tricky thing with car names: Sometimes they mean things. And so people project those meanings back onto the object or person bearing the name and sometimes the two don’t always align. Like with Kia’s new Masterpiece concept. That is its name. It definitely aims high, to say the least.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Upcoming Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Could Make Over 670 HP

It wasn’t that long ago that the Lamborghini Urus was crowned crossover king of Volkswagen Group. But it appears that reign will be short-lived, because when the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid comes out, it’ll be the most powerful big car of the VAG lineup.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2020 Kia Telluride Is Really Big and Really Good

The 2020 Kia Telluride is a first for the automaker—a mid-size crossover truly big and beefy enough to compete with the Volkswagen Atlas, Toyota Highlander, Mazda CX-9, and other SUVs in its class. It’s highly competent, comfortable, and, dare I say, even fun. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I’m A Big Guy That Needs A Sporty Ride For Family Duty! What Car Should I Buy?

Joe is a tall guy who likes his sporty coupes, but now that he’s a dad he needs something a little bigger to fit the car seat and baby stuff. But he doesn’t want to give up something that can corner. Despite a healthy budget, he hasn’t found the right fit. What car should he […]

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Rolls-Royce Can’t Keep Up With Demand For The Cullinan SUV

In a twist that literally everyone saw coming, Rolls-Royce is working at capacity to fulfill orders for its new gargantuan SUV the 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan. Sales keep rolling in to dealers, so much so that Rolls has had to increase its staff to 2000 total employees (up 200 from last year at this time) to […]

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Electric SUV Racing Series Wants to Turn Races Into Environmental Documentaries

Electric SUV racing as a sport is a hard thing to sell, for obvious reasons. But a new series trying to make the idea cool, Extreme E, has a different approach in terms of appeal—competing in places like the rain forest, and televising races with “Blue Planet meets Dakar”-style documentaries.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Lexus Could Be the Next Automaker to Hop Onto the Performance-SUV Train

Wait, stop what you’re doing for a second. Did you hear that? That train whistle? No, it’s not Thomas, and it’s not the hype train every American is about to hop on for their annual Super Bowl bandwagon. That’s the performance-SUV train, which Lexus is about to join Lamborghini, Ford, Ferrari—well, everybody—on.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The 2019 Lamborghini Urus Drives Like the Vengeful King of Crossovers

At some point during my lap in the 2019 Lamborghini Urus at the Thermal Club in Southern California, I hit 131 mph. That alone wasn’t terribly noteworthy—I was on a race track, after all. It was the fact that it had happened so quickly, so easily and so casually that I briefly forgot that I […]

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