2024

Longstanding Q50 survives as lone sedan in Infiniti lineup



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmeica.com

(April 18, 2024) The Q50 sedan was an all-new model when it was introduced as a replacement for the G37 in Infiniti’s lineup, but despite its double-digit age, it has gone through no major modifications and remains part of the vehicle’s first generation, a rare shelf-life in the automotive world. Not only that, with the discontinuation of the Q60 after the 2022 model, the 2024 Infiniti Q50 is the only sedan offering in the company’s five-vehicle portfolio. Crossover SUVs bearing QX designations fill out the lineup.

2024 Infiniti QX60 — A stylish mid-sized crossover


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By Jim Meachen
Editor, MotorwayAmerica.com

(April 14, 2024) The mid-sized luxury SUV segment requires a stylish, technology-loaded, and performance-infused  vehicle to be competitive, and the Infiniti QX60 — which reached the marketplace as a 2022 model — makes its statement as a crossover that needs more than a passing glance. It might just have the right combination of luxury panache for the demanding customer.

Hyundai Tucson Hybrid — Good mpg, solid performance


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By Jim Meachen
Editor, MotorwayAmerica.com

(April 7, 2024) As car buyers are shying away from purchasing fully electric cars they are not abandoning electrified vehicles, voting with their pocketbooks for hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions that in addition to featuring electric motors and batteries are backed up by gas engines. Makes sense at least until the public EV charging infrastructure is expanded and the myriad of other EV concerns are put to rest.

BMW 7 Series gets fully electric drive capability in i7 sedan



By Paul Borden
MotorwayAmerica.com
 
(April 1, 2024) BMW began getting serious about electrifying its fleet of luxury vehicles a decade ago introducing the i3 hatchback as its first mass-produced zero-emission model. Last year the German automaker topped out its portfolio of sedan-configured EVs with the 2023 BMW i7. A big, powerful brute packed with a multitude of tech features and creature comforts (massage anyone?), the BMW i7 came in only one trim level for 2023
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Toyota GR Supra — A sports car bargain


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By Jim Meachen
Editor, MotorwayAmerica.com

(March 31, 2024) Slip into the 2024 Toyota GR Supra, crank up the healthy 382-horsepower turbocharged inline six-cylinder engine, and get ready for a true sports car experience. Because that's exactly what you are going to get — an outstanding sports car experience. The great thing about the current-generation Supra — which has been around since 2020 — is that its road-carving, off-the-line goodness can be had in GR guise for an affordable price starting under $57,000.

2024 Mercedes GLC Coupe



PHOENIX — Like the standard issue compact GLC SUV from which it's based upon, the second generation GLC Coupe tested here as a 2024 model is basically a smaller, sportier version that's grown a bit larger length and height, yet remains the same width. So slight is the visual change between the old and new would require them to be parked side by side to see the grille now favors the AMG variants along with the stylized propeller on either side and of course the enormous trim-star moniker.

Mercedes GLC 300 Coupe — Updated GLC gets larger, adds hybrid power



By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica.com

(March 28, 2024) Like the standard issue compact GLC SUV from which it's based upon, the second generation GLC Coupe tested here as a 2024 model is basically a smaller, sportier version that's grown a bit larger length and height, yet remains the same width. So slight is the visual change between the old and new would require them to be parked side by side to see the grille now favors the AMG variants along with the stylized propeller on either side and of course the enormous trim-star moniker. Designers have also tidied up the front fascia that together, gives the GLC a surprisingly more modern, updated look.

2024 Hyundai Kona N-Line



PHOENIX — Originally introduced and launched for the 2018 model year, Hyundai Kona, the subcompact crossover gets fully redesigned for its 2nd generation 2024 model year. The new Kona is larger with a dramatic new "love it or hate it" exterior styling, a roomier interior that offers an adult-friendly rear seat and significantly more cargo room.

Hyundai Kona N Line — Refined and more stylish, roomier, appealing



By Jim Prueter
MotorwayAmerica.com

(March 24, 2024) Originally introduced and launched for the 2018 model year, Hyundai Kona, the subcompact crossover gets fully redesigned for its 2nd generation 2024 model year. The new Kona is larger with a dramatic new "love it or hate it" exterior styling, a roomier interior that offers an adult-friendly rear seat and significantly more cargo room.

Kia EV9 — A three-row electric masterpiece


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By Jim Meachen
Editor, MotorwayAmerica.com

(March 24, 2024) The all-new Kia EV9 has already — in its infancy — received numerous accolades such as "World's Best Car for 2024," an award annually handed out by the judges for Women's Worldwide Car of the Year; and the "UK Car of the Year," which celebrates the "best new vehicles available to UK customers." More awards for the all-electric three-row SUV are likely to follow on this side of the pond.