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Long-awaited Mazda CX-5 diesel arrives in New York

It’s been three years since Mazda promised Americans a diesel-powered CX-5, and on Wednesday, the Japanese brand fulfilled said promise. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel was revealed at the 2019 New York International Auto Show and the company provided power specifications, fuel economy, and availability details. The long journey from promise to fulfillment has seen many missed deadlines and little information on the CX-5 diesel. However, we now know Mazda will offer the 2.2-liter turbodiesel engine (Skyactiv-D) on one trim: the CX-5 Signature AWD. Thus, fans eager for more torque…

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Kia serves up HabaNiro electric crossover concept in New York

Kia envisions a future where electric cars aren’t appliances, but instead, they’re a do-it-all kind of vehicle. The Kia HabaNiro concept aims to be just that, and in fact, the brand even coined a new term for the concept car: the “ECEV,” or “everything car electric vehicle.” The HabaNiro concept made its debut at the 2019 New York International Auto Show on Wednesday and is meant to convey a similar message. Kia describes it as a four-seat crossover vehicle with the ability to carve corners, scoot around city streets, and…

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2020 Kia Stinger GTS coming to punish more tires with new AWD hardware, Drift mode

The Kia Stinger’s arrival two years ago vaulted the South Korean automaker into the performance realm with its potent turbocharged engine and capable chassis partly developed at the┬áN├╝rburgring Nodrschleife. The 2020 Kia Stinger GTS that arrived Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show promises to cement the automaker’s status as a competitor to high-minded German performance stalwarts. With the Stinger GTS, Kia adds heady driveline hardware to challenge super sedans from across the globe. The 2020 Stinger GTS will offer an all-wheel-drive system developed by Albert Biermann, the…

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2019 Audi Q3 preview

Sales of compact crossover SUVs are booming and Audi looks to have one of the strongest offerings in the form of its redesigned 2019 Q3. The new Q3 was unveiled last October at the 2018 Paris International Motor Show and on Wednesday was shown in the United States for the first time, at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. It will go on sale later this year with a base price of $35,695. Underpinning the vehicle is the Volkswagen Group’s flexible MQB platform that Audi also uses in its…

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