Monthly Archives: December 2015

2017 Lincoln MKC Release Date

2017 Linkoln MKC Redesign

Lincoln’s compact crossover is a relatively fresh model that made its debut in 2013 for the 2014 MY. Now, the 2017 Lincoln MKC is due to undergo a mid-cycle update that should help it to remain competitive in this rapidly expanding segment. There will be several subtle changes of the exterior and certain innovations inside the 2017 model.

2017 Toyota Venza Discontinued

2017 Toyota Venza

Toyota has recently announced its plans to axe the Venza CUV. While production aimed at North America has already ended, the model will be produced for other markets until September 2017. So, the 2017 Toyota Venza will be virtually identical to its predecessor. This mid-size CUV was first revealed in 2009 as a model that blends characteristics of an MPV and an SUV. However, it has become obsolete in this rapidly expanding segment and the company had no choice but to discontinue the model due to its terrible sales figures.

2018 Audi Q9 Debut News

2018 Audi Q9

German automaker Audi is set to launch its largest SUV model so far. It will be sold under the Q9 nameplate, likely to arrive sometime in 2017 as a 2018 model. Following the release of the brand new coupe-like Q8 crossover, the 2018 Audi Q9 is expected to join Audi’s „Q“ range as the new flagship model.

2017 Toyota Sequoia Redesign

2017 Toyota Sequoia Updates

Contrary to some announcements, the Toyota Sequoia is not likely to undergo a thorough design before 2020. However, this full-size SUV is due to receive certain updates that should help it soldier on for a few more years. The current generation was first revealed back in 2007, sharing its underpinnings with the Tundra pickup truck. As one of the few remaining traditional body-on-frame SUVs, the Sequoia competes with the likes of the Chevy Suburban, GMC Yukon and Ford Expedition. Now, the 2017 Toyota Sequoia is rumored to get several upgrades when it comes to the styling and fuel economy.

2017 Lexus RX 450h Extended Version

2017 Lexus RX 450h

While the all-new 2016 RX crossover is on its way to the dealerships, recently taken spy shots reveal that Lexus is currently working on a long-wheelbase version that is due to arrive at a later date. In other words, the 2017 Lexus RX 450h will introduce the third row of seats for the first time ever. This luxury crossover has been the brand’s best-selling model for years and the three-row version has been anticipated for a while. Moreover, the extended RX was first previewed back in 2003 as the HPX concept. Anyway, Lexus has finally decided to offer a more capacious cabin in order to satisfy huge demand for it. So, expect the RX 450h and its non-hybrid sibling, the RX 350, to arrive thoroughly redesigned both outside and inside, offering an extended-wheelbase variant for the 2017 model year.

2017 Suzuki Grand Vitara Replacement

2017 Suzuki Grand Vitara Replacement

According to Suzuki officials, the famous Grand Vitara SUV is very likely to be replaced by an all-new in a few years time. Although the current version of this mid-size SUV is still praised as a capable off-road vehicle, it’s beginning to show obvious signs of aging. The upcoming 2017 Suzuki Grand Vitara is expected to be based on the compact Vitara crossover that has recently made its global debut.