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JR Chocco

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

2020 VW Golf R could have 400 horsepower

VW Golf R

The next-generation VW Golf is just around the corner and now we're hearing some hints about what VW has planned for the 2020 VW Golf R. According to the latest report, the next Golf R will be the fastest Golf R ever created, thanks to its 400 horsepower engine. Auto Express is reporting that VW is cooking up the most...

2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Landmark edition revealed

2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Landmark edition

Land Rover is celebrating the success of the Land Rover Discovery Sport with the debut of a new Landmark edition. Last year Land Rover sold 126,078 Discovery Sport models, more than any single model has sold in a year in Land Rover's 70 year history. The 2019 Land Rover Discovery Sport Landmark edition is available in three colors: Narvik Black,...

Genesis Essentia concept debuts at Concours

Genesis Essentia Concept Concours

This past weekend the Genesis Essentia concept made its debut at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The electric coupe took part in the concours parade on Saturday as well as the celebration at Villa Erba on Sunday. The Genesis Essentia concept also competed for the “Design Award for Concept Cars and Prototypes” contest. “With this project, we set-out to create an...

Nissan Leaf Open Car is a one-off electric convertible

Nissan Leaf Open Car

Ever wished that Nissan would release a convertible version of the Nissan Leaf electric car? Probably not. But Nissan has created one anyways with the Nissan Leaf Open Car. Fortunately the open-air version Nissan Leaf is a one-off version that was created to celebrate Nissan selling over 1,000 Leaf EVs in Japan. The Nissan Leaf Open Car was revealed at...

Dodge Viper might be coming back by 2021

2017 Dodge Viper GTC

Last year Chrysler ceased production of the Dodge Viper and at the time we thought it was done forever, but a new report claims that Chrysler is cooking up a new Dodge Viper. According to a report from Car and Driver, a new Viper is in the works and we could see it as early as next year. Not a...

2019 Subaru WRX and WRX STI Series.Gray editions announced

2018 Subaru WRX IIHS

Subaru has announced that the 2019 Subaru WRX and WRX STI will both be getting new limited edition Series.Gray versions, which will arrive this summer. The Series.Gray versions of the 2019 WRX and WRX STI will be extremely limited with production limited to 750 WRXs and 250 WRX STIs. The 2019 Subaru WRX Series.Gray is based on the WRX Premium...

2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 sedan arrives with 429-hp

2019 Mercedes-AMG E53

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the US-spec version of the 2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 sedan, which will go on sale late this year. The 2019 E53 sedan replaces the E43 and is powered by an electrified 3.0L six-cylinder engine with 429 horsepower and 384 lb-ft. of torque that's mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission. The 2019 E63's 3.0L engine has been electrified with...

Jaguar XK may return as four-door coupe in 2021

Jaguar XKR

The Jaguar XK coupe left Jaguar's lineup in 2014, but there's a new report that it is coming back, but this time it might be quite a bit different. The latest report claims that the next XK will transform into a four-door coupe that will be based on the same platform as the next-generation F-Type. According to Autocar, the new...

Mark Webber drives a Porsche Mission E

Mark Webber Porsche Mission E

Porsche has yet to officially reveal the production version of the Mission E electric car, but it recently let Porsche brand ambassador and former FIA World Endurance Champion, Mark Webber get some time behind the wheel of a prototype. Webber was able to put a thinly disguised Mission E prototype on Porsche’s test track at Weissach to get his...

Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol is ready for an adventure

Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol

Sorry this isn't just your typical soft riding crossover. Nissan has unveiled the ultimate SUV for a fun overlanding trip- the Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol. As its name suggests, the Nissan Armada Mountain Patrol is ready to tackle whatever you can throw at it, but unlike some other rugged SUVs, you can take your whole family along for the...




2019 Kia Sorento Review

2019 Kia Sorento Review: Crossing the luxury line

Kia continues to move upmarket, that some buyers may have not even noticed that Kia has basically turned itself into a more luxurious and...