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JR Chocco

Car fanatic journalist living in the PNW covering all things automotive.

VW is considering an electric off-road SUV

Volkswagen I.D. Crozz Concept

Volkswagen has yet to release the first model from its new electric car family, but a new report claims that VW is considering adding an off-road ready electric SUV to the lineup. Auto Express is reporting that VW is looking at the idea of adding a rugged electric SUV to its lineup of I.D....

Audi will build the PB18 e-tron electric supercar

Audi PB18 e-tron concept

Last summer Audi unveiled the PB18 e-tron electric supercar concept during Monterey Car Week and although we haven't heard much about it since its debut, Audi has just confirmed that it plans to build it. Audi Holland's CEO Bram Schot reportedly told a group of journalists that the PB18...

Next-Gen Mercedes-Benz SL will be inspired by the 300SL

Mercedes-Benz SL550

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it is working on a new SL and its chief designer has confirmed that it will be inspired by the 300SL from the 1950s. 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Mercedes' chief designer, Gordon Wagner, confirmed this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that the brand...

2020 BMW 7 Series official photos leaked

2020 BMW 7 Series

After seeing leaked photos of the 2020 BMW 7 Series on Instagram and Twitter, we now have a bigger leak. Official photos of the revised 2020 BMW 7 Series have now surfaced online ahead of its debut, which was planned for next week. These photos appear to be taken...

Hyundai Elevate walking car concept is perfect for first responders

Hyundai Elevate Concept

Hyundai has unveiled its newest concept, the Elevate walking car concept at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. While Hyundai does offer a full lineup of cars and SUVs, none of them have the ability to literally walk on the terrain. Hyundai says that the Elevate concept is...

Toyota is bringing an automated driving Lexus LS 500h to CES

Lexus LS 500h P4 Automated Driving Test Vehicle

We're just two days away from the kick off of the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and Toyota has announced what it plans to show off - an automated driving Lexus LS 500h. The TRI-P4 automated driving test vehicle will be used in the development of Toyota's two automated driving systems: Guardian and Chauffeur.

Nissan confirms a new model will debut at CES, likely the Leaf E-Plus

Nissan at CES 2019

Nissan has already confirmed plans to introduce a second version of the Leaf electric car that will have a longer driving range. Earlier this month it was reported that Nissan is going to reveal it next month at CES and now Nissan has basically confirmed it. Nissan has announced...

Buick Enspire trademark hints at a new crossover

Buick Enspire Concept

General Motors recently trademarked the Enspire name and although automakers don't always use their trademarks, there's a good chance GM will, since it's the second time it's trademarked the Enspire name. What could it be used for? Well earlier this year Buick unveiled the Enspire concept at the Beijing...

Refreshed 2019 Nissan Maxima starts at $34,845

2019 Nissan Maxima

Last month Nissan unveiled the refreshed 2019 Nissan Maxima and now it's announced the pricing, which starts at $34,845. The 2019 Nissan Maxima has been updated with refreshed front and rear fascias. At the front there's new LED headlights and a restyled grille, while at the rear the 2019...

2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport leaked

2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport Leak

Next year Volkswagen is going to expand its crossover lineup with the introduction of the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport, which will be a shorter five-passenger version of the Atlas. VW recently previewed the Atlas Cross Sport with a concept, but now we have our first leaked photos of the production version.


2019 Toyota Sequoia Review

2019 Toyota Sequoia Review: Showing its age

Big, thirsty and comfortable are a few words we'd say about the 2019 Toyota Sequoia. The second-generation Sequoia has been around for...