Archive for 2022
Revealed today at the 2022 Los Angeles Auto Show, the redesigned 2024 Subaru Impreza is noteworthy for what it gains, and for what it loses. Gone is an available manual transmission, and more significantly a sedan variant. Returning for ’24 is the sporty RS trim level. An RS version of the Impreza was last offered in 2007.
Down to just a single model in the U.S., the Fiat Brand is showing signs of life. Revealed today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the 500e, an electrified version of Fiat’s 2-door subcompact hatchback, will return to the U.S. in early 2024.
Revealed at a private event in advance of the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Genesis X Convertible hints at what a production open-top car from the Korean luxury brand might look like—assuming such a thing were ever to be built. The X Convertible is third in a series of Genesis “X” concept cars, following the X Concept (2021), and the X Speedium Coupe (August, 2022).
2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge Twin Ultimate
Class: Electric Vehicle
Miles driven: 400
Battery capacity: 78 kWh
Hot on the heels of its 2023 Pilot launch, Honda officially debuted a redesigned Accord. This midsize sedan has been a staple of the brand for nearly five decades, and the revamped 2023 marks its 11th design generation with updated styling, tech, and a majority-hybrid model lineup.
2022 Infiniti QX55 Essential AWD
Class: Premium Compact Crossover
Miles driven: 200
Fuel used: 9.6 gallons
Though I was already reading car magazines in 1975, I have a clearer memory of the TV commercials for the Triumph TR7 than I do the print ads. That said, I recall the print ads, too, and they had a profound impact on my development as a car guy.
In case you haven’t heard, the Volkswagen Group has announced the formation of an all-new lineup of electric SUVs and pickup trucks to be marketed under the Scout brand.