HYUNDAI SONATA HYBRID FIRST DRIVE

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid is the answer to a question that comes up quite frequently these days. What if a company offered a five-passenger, four-door sedan that is both sexy and capable of highway mileage to the tune of 52 miles-per-gallon? Your honor, Napleton.news offers exhibit “A.” The new Hyundai Sonata Hybrid sedan: Who […]

MAZDA3 2.5 TURBO AND ACCESSORIES REVEALED

Introduced in late July, the new 2021 Mazda3 2.5 Turbo has finally appeared for its closeup with a full-reveal held August 4, 2020. Already a favorite in its new skin, the Mazda3 2.5 is now available with a soon-to-be-legendary 2.5-liter turbocharged Skyactiv four-cylinder engine. Built to churn out 250 horsepower and 320 lb-ft of torque […]

DODGE CHARGER HELLCAT REDEYE JOINS THE PACK

FCA announced the Dodge Charger Hellcat Redeye as its latest addition to the SRT lineup. Starting at MSRP of $78,595 (plus destination), it will deliver the ultimate in high-performance, comfort and confidence. As it is, it’s the World’s Only Four-Door Production Muscle Car. This specially-built Dodge Charger caps the model’s lineup that begins with a […]

NISSAN MAKING SAFETY SHIELD 360 STANDARD ON 10 NISSAN MODELS

Nissan is making Safety Shield 360 standard on ten models for 2021. Just in time for National Teen Driver Safety Week, parents are urged to talk with their teens about new safety technologies available to them through the Nissan brand. The more experience a young driver receives behind the wheel, the better a driver they […]

JEEP SENIOR DESIGNER IS FLORIDA MAN

A Florida Man is a Jeep Senior Designer. That’s a phrase you don’t hear too often. And no, we’re not talking about Florida Man. Ludwin Cruz is a Florida Native, born and raised in Miami, who joined Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in November 2015. Since that time, he has been responsible for developing, coordinating, and […]

NEW VOLKSWAGEN TAOS ROUNDS OUT VW COMPACT SUV OFFERINGS

Volkswagen Taos resides under the Tiguan in the VW lineup Powered by new 1.5-liter EA211 Turbocharged four-cylinder engine with a choice of 8-speed automatic or 7-speed dual-clutch automatic and 4Motion AWD Bold design clearly shows a family resemblance to others in the Volkswagen lineup. Includes high-line features like standard VW Digital Cockpit. VW’s newest baby, […]

ASTON MARTIN VANTAGE

The Aston Martin Vantage is the latest version of the firm’s supercar that had been on the market for the past 11 years. Completely reinvented from the ground up, including a Mercedes-AMG-based powertrain, it can now capably aim directly at its German competition. It’s one of the rarest motorcars on the road today. For example, […]

2020 Lexus GX460

Like a fine wine, the 2020 Lexus GX 460 continues to improve with age. Sure, it’s a throwback and still relies on body-on-frame construction and a naturally-aspirated V8 engine. But even with its generally old-school reputation, this largish SUV still has what it takes. Hang out with Napleton.news as we put the new Lexus GX […]

2020 MAZDA MAZDA3 AWD PREMIUM

If the last time you looked at the Mazda Mazda3 AWD was when they offered the MazdaSpeed3, please come back for a second look. We think you’ll like what you see, with a caveat or two. Oh, and did we mention it has AWD, too? Previously, the MazdaSpeed3 included tons of Mazda’s trademark Zoom-Zoom magic […]

TOYOTA CAMRY TRD FIRST DRIVE

We’ve been waiting for the Toyota Camry TRD for quite a long time. The TRD suffix doesn’t wind up on just any Toyota vehicle. It is reserved only for the worthy. But is the Camry a worthy vehicle? Read on with Napleton.news for more. WHAT IS THE TOYOTA CAMRY TRD? The new Toyota Camry TRD […]