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Review update: 2021 Toyota Avalon TRD refills the fountain of youth

2020 Toyota Avalon TRDWhen we first drove it on the track, we wondered out loud whether a car like the 2021 Toyota Avalon really needed the TRD sport-sedan treatment. The Avalon's prime directive has always been to coddle its passengers in a cocoon of sound deadening and sensory deprivation, without costing them too much: Lexus lite. That began to change with the last...

Toyota Avalon TRD revisited, Ghost bankrolls options, Polestar 2 retested: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Toyota Avalon TRDReview update: 2021 Toyota Avalon TRD refills the fountain of youth The TRD treatment for the 2020 Toyota Camry and Avalon adds a mean look and welcome handling upgrades. Lexus Teammate debuts as hands-free driving system on 2022 LS 500h The 2022 Lexus LS500h will be the first vehicle to get the Lexus Teammate driver-assistance system that allows...

Lexus Teammate debuts as hands-free driving system on 2022 LS 500h

2022 Lexus LS 500h with Lexus TeammateLexus throws its hat into the ring of driver-assist systems that let drivers take their hands off the wheel with its new Lexus Teammate hands-free driving system, Toyota's luxury brand announced Thursday. Lexus joins other hands-free driving systems such as GM's Super Cruise and Tesla's Autopilot, as well as Ford's forthcoming Active Drive Assist...

2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2022 Honda Odyssey: Compare Minivans

2022 Kia Carnival Who’d have guessed minivans would lead the 2022 new-vehicle parade? With the 2022 Honda Odyssey already on sale—now joined by the Sedona-replacing 2022 Kia Carnival—the early jump on the new model year brings more features, great value, and strong safety for both. Still, one outpoints the other on the TCC Rating scale. It’s...

Odyssey or Carnival? 911 GT3 tested, tougher emissions coming: What's New @ The Car Connection

2022 Kia Carnival2022 Kia Carnival vs. 2022 Honda Odyssey: Compare Minivans Kia’s Sedona replacement outpoints Honda’s road-trip special by a few inches and a few thousand miles. 2021 Ford Explorer offers less expensive ST and Platinum variants This summer, 2021 Ford Explorer buyers can get the ST's 400-hp twin-turbo V-6 for less in a new Explorer...