First Ride: 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-class ""

Even though we won’t get it in the U.S. market, the new 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-class hatchback is a big deal. That’s because it ushers in an entirely new generation of front-wheel-drive models from Mercedes-Benz, several of which will reach our shores. U.S.-bound variants will include a notchback-sedan version of the A-class,…

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2019 Kia Forte Revealed: It’s Bigger and Looks Great ""

The Kia Forte compact had its best year ever in 2017, with nearly 118,000 units sold, yet Kia is doing exactly the opposite of resting on its laurels by introducing an all-new version of the popular Forte. We’re seeing the 2019 model first in sedan form, but a reprise of…

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2019 Acura RDX Prototype: A Thinly Veiled Peek at the Production Model ""

If the first generation of Acura’s RDX was the crossover SUV equivalent of a college student—amped up, eager to party, daring—its 2013 follow-up had somehow woken up married with a mortgage. Gone was the original RDX’s high-strung turbocharged 2.3-liter inline-four engine, its torque-vectoring Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system, and its…

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