The 2021 CX-30 2.5 S marries sporty and soulful offering its own Select, 2.5 S Preferred and 2.5 S Premium models. What’s so amazing about the new CX-30 is that it offers as much as some high-end crossover, like leatherette seating, efficient powertrain, big 8-inch infotainment touchscreen inside, big wheels and abundant safety features starting at less than $25k.
At a base $79k, the Ford Expedition, with its 8-passenger capability chromed-out character outside and superior functionality and luxury inside is a in a class by itself. Only higher-end SUVs like the Escalade can begin to compete. We reviewed the top-of-the-line 2020 Ford Expedition Max Platinum wide, stout and slick adorned with chromed inside and out. Not only did the 2020 Expedition turn heads it made Motorsports Correspondent Daryl want to trade in his H2.
Now under the Sensuous Sportiness design language the Sonata has a new identity, low slung with a sporty nose, big grille and muscle lines all around. The rear wing adds more sporty flair and aids spectacular aerodynamics. In the hood deep muscle lines enhanced by a chrome strip make the whip look like a premium sports car – like an Aston Martin or Jaguar
We’ve already seen the new 2020 Sonata all over Chicago .
In a big city like Chicago, the Hyundai Palisade and Kia Telluride can be spotted on the streets every hour, affirming their popularity in the Midwest. Editor Sommer and Motorsports Correspondent Daryl compare notes from their illustrious first drive reviews with the 2020 Kia Telluride SX V6 AWD and the 2020 Palisade SEL AWD to see which a lux lover and a sports-toy fiend would put on top.
Ford restarted operations on Monday, May 18, with strict new measures aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19, including new 24-hour testing protocols for employees in four regions and requiring temperature checks and wellness self-assessments before entering any facility. But efforts proved not enough to eliminate the threat the highly contagious virus poses if even one employee is sick.
If infections rates across North American plants are kept very low, FCA’s model of placing dividers within work stations along with requiring a health screening and installing temperature scanners to ensure no one entering has a fever could be a workable model for other essential manufacturing industries where COVID-19 rates have soared.
The all-new Genesis GV80 offers sleek European design cues outside and an innovative South Korean “whitespace” design inside. These days more brands are dropping affordable SUVs with luxury and premium perks. So the luxury SUV segment is even more competitive with new big-body whips from Genesis and Lincoln competing with classics from Acura and Lexus.