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Here TorqueNews covers the international auto and motor shows.

By Peter Neilson on November 12, 2019 - 7:53PM
The SEMA show was a blast. There were loads of amazing custom cars and trucks all over the place. One car that was not there was the Toyota Prius. Here is my take on why.
By Patrick Rall on November 12, 2019 - 12:40PM
Ford built the new GT500 Mustang to be an all-around performer, but the concept car from Shelby American at the 2019 SEMA Show is all about straight line performance.
By Patrick Rall on November 8, 2019 - 11:51AM
The Ford Mustang Lithium Concept looked great at the 2019 SEMA Show debut and with 900 horsepower, 1,000 lb-ft of torque and a 6-speed manual transmission, it has to be a blast to drive.
By Patrick Rall on November 7, 2019 - 7:34PM
Some enthusiasts were hoping for a new Dodge Challenger road car, leaving them disappointed with the new drag car.
By Patrick Rall on November 1, 2019 - 12:10PM
The 2019 SEMA Show starts next Tuesday and it looks as though Mopar will introduce a Dodge Challenger of some sort, although the picture of the covered car doesn’t offer many hints as to what we be unveiled in Vegas.
By Patrick Rall on October 31, 2019 - 7:20PM
We still don’t have the juicy details on the 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat widebody that features a full carbon fiber body, all-wheel-drive and a twin turbo setup, but the folks at Speedkore offered up this basic teaser image today, a few days ahead of the start of the show.
By Denis Flierl on October 31, 2019 - 8:43AM
Honda brings two custom built 2020 CR-V models to SEMA. See what the fully accessorized models bring for outdoor enthusiasts.
By Marc Stern on October 30, 2019 - 1:42AM
Ford continues to roll out models that will be featured on its SEMA show stand next week in Las Vegas. Ford has the largest OEM equipment display, featuring 50 concept models, at the show.
By Marc Stern on October 27, 2019 - 11:09PM
The SEMA Show this year in Las Vegas has Ford turning out many concept F-Series models, including special F350/450 trucks.
By Denis Flierl on October 25, 2019 - 7:26AM
Subaru unveiled the 2020 WRX STI EJ20 Final Edition and second-generation Levorg wagon this week. See what it reveals about the next-generation WRX STI.
By Marc Stern on October 24, 2019 - 2:38PM
LGE-CTS Motorsports is ready for the Specialty Manufacturers Equipment Association shindig in Las Vegas next month with what it calls for the "Swiss Army Knife" for outdoorspeople who like their overnighting.
By Marc Stern on October 21, 2019 - 3:20PM
Racer Ken Block not only runs a Ford F150 Raptor, he also runs a Ford F150 Raptor-powered ski boat. The difference between the Raptor and the Supra ski boat is the craft uses a first-generation Raptor motor.
By Marc Stern on October 19, 2019 - 2:25PM
Today most Ford F150s and Rangers are lifted by their owners as the first order of business. Countering this trend, a father-son team of designers has developed a low-rider from the Ford Ranger.
By Patrick Rall on October 10, 2019 - 12:34PM
Speedkore has built a 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody for the SEMA Show with a carbon fiber body, all-wheel-drive and a twin turbocharged Hemi.
By Denis Flierl on September 25, 2019 - 9:27AM
Subaru has announced the Tokyo Motor Show lineup and there is a new reveal, but it's not the next-generation 2021 Subaru WRX, WRX STI or BRZ. See what’s coming from the Japanese automaker.
By Patrick Rall on August 20, 2019 - 12:38PM
The 717-horsepower 2020 Dodge Charger Hellcat Daytona 50th Anniversary Edition made its first public appearance in the Woodward Dream Cruise display lot of the Modern Street Hemi Shootout series in Pontiac.
By Patrick Rall on August 15, 2019 - 4:20PM
The 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody in the new Frostbite Blue was all over the M1 Concourse during Roadkill Nights 2019, and the crowd was loving it.
By Denis Flierl on August 12, 2019 - 7:18AM
The next-generation 2021 Subaru WRX STI is coming, but when? A new WRX concept could be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show in October.
By Al Castro on June 17, 2019 - 12:12AM
For the last 26 years the City of Beverly Hills LA holds a Father’s Day treat for families by hosting a free classic car show on its own storied swanky 5 Avenue Main Street, on Rodeo Drive. This year’s theme was the 100th anniversary of the founding of Bentley Motors Ltd, and Bentley was in the house, and on the Drive!
By Marc Stern on June 12, 2019 - 10:39PM
Honda has an interesting Skunk Works, you know, the place where interesting automotive engineering issues are proposed. A couple of years ago, they put together the Mean Mower V1, a lawnmower that was supposed to his 100 mph and more very quickly. The automaker did, but someone else did an even quicker job. Now, Honda's back with an even quicker MM V2. It hits100 in a little over 6 seconds and tops out at 151. You have to wonder how long it would take to do your yard (you can, you know).
By Al Castro on May 23, 2019 - 8:32PM
Off to the Electric Chair! Unlike other legacy car companies with their so called 5 and 10 year plans toward electrification, this is how I know VW Group is pretty damn serious about meaning what it says about an electric future. Its lead luxury brand Audi plans on electrifying or eliminating some of its iconic signature vehicles way sooner, and in doing so, it’ll send a shakeup message to the luxury car market that electric cars are now the new marque to be judged.
By Patrick Rall on May 21, 2019 - 11:41AM
There are no other details, but a debut of a sporty Ford Mustang-inspired electric vehicle in Los Angeles makes perfect sense.
By Marc Stern on May 20, 2019 - 8:17AM
Bugatti may be adding a daily driver in the next few years. It will likely be an electric and it will top out in the seven-figure range, but, it will still cost less than the marque's bread-and-butter supercar line, the Chiron. And, it will have to be fast.
By Mary Conway on April 20, 2019 - 10:39PM
Lincoln unveiled its new baby Navigator at the New York Auto Show and it is aimed right at women and millennials. Lincoln has spent a lot of money upgrading the compact luxury SUV with female and younger buyers in mind.
By Marc Stern on April 18, 2019 - 1:55PM
After a trip around the world, the "World Car Awards" finally landed in New York, at its auto show, and Audi's A7 was named "World Luxury Car," by a distinguished jury.
By Mary Conway on April 17, 2019 - 11:03PM
Cadillac is replacing three of its current models with an all-new athletic-looking compact sedan. The CT5 is a little longer than the ATS and built for a smooth ride and great handling.
By Denis Flierl on April 17, 2019 - 4:57PM
The all-new 2020 Subaru Outback was just unveiled in New York. Will the SUV meet or beat your expectations?
By Marc Stern on April 17, 2019 - 12:39AM
With Volkswagen's commitment to electric vehicles rapidly and seriously expanding, the automaker is using every major show venue to tease its future wares. This time it is an addition to the I.D. electric family. It is a three-row SUV named the I.D. Roomzz.
By Denis Flierl on April 15, 2019 - 7:21AM
The all-new 2020 Outback will be one of the New York shows bigger debuts. What can customers expect?
By Patrick Rall on April 9, 2019 - 12:00PM
This modified 1968 M-715 is one of the coolest classic Jeep pickups we have ever seen, and only partially due to the Hellcat Hemi.