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2019 Cadillac XTS

2019 Cadillac XTSThe 2019 Cadillac XTS builds on the brand’s reputation for comfortable, modern big-car luxury. Unchanged from the 2018 model year, the 2019 XTS remains a capable full-size sedan that carries plenty of heritage without the stale nostalgia. We rate the 2019 XTS at 6.8 out of 10. (Read more about how we rate cars.) Trim packages carry over for...

2019 Toyota Avalon, 2018 Aston Martin DB11, Edd China's new show: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Toyota Avalon2019 Toyota Avalon first drive: full-size sedan with a sassy chassis First, the Toyota Avalon came for old luxury buyers with old-school ideas. It had stretch-out space, comfortable ride, and it was quiet like the No. 17 tee box at Sawgrass. 2018 Aston Martin DB11 Review The 2018 Aston Martin DB11 is a blockbuster effort after years of low-budget...

2019 Toyota Avalon first drive: full-size sedan with a sassy chassis

2019 Toyota AvalonFirst, the Toyota Avalon came for old luxury buyers with old-school ideas. It had stretch-out space, comfortable ride, and it was quiet like the No. 17 tee box at Sawgrass. Then it came for the rest of us. Lagging racier competitors, including the Nissan Maxima, the Avalon looks to shed a stodgy image for a younger, spicier audience. The 2019...

2019 Toyota Avalon

2019 Toyota AvalonThe 2019 Toyota Avalon trims its sails and heads for more adventurous waters this year. The full-size sedan has sportier looks now, and most of the hardware to match. It’s longer and lower than the outgoing version, and its superlative interior space hasn’t changed. A 9.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay compatibility is standard on...

Cadillac shakeup, Jaguar F-Type, Maybach SUV concept: What's New @ The Car Connection

2019 Cadillac CT6, 2018 New York auto showCadillac shake up: division chief out, strategy could shift General Motors announced Wednesday what could be the beginning of a major shift for its Cadillac luxury division—starting from the top down. 2019 Jaguar F-Type Review The 2019 Jaguar F-Type defines beauty without beastliness. This shapely two-door, available as a coupe or as a...