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How The 1986 Chevy Suburban Was Better Than The Current One

Thirty years ago a Chevy Suburban cost about $12,500, about twice that in today’s money, with a higher payload capacity and lower curb weight than a 2016 model. Today you’re hard-pressed to find a new Suburban under $50,000. Here’s an infographic to explain how the ultra-plush current model lines up to it’s…

The Volkswagen T-Prime GTE Previews The Big SUV America Demands

The gas plug-in T-Prime GTE Concept follows the diesel plug-in CrossBlue Concept as Volkswagen is getting ready to launch its full-sized three-row hybrid SUV. This time, we’re looking at a combined output of 375 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque with an electric range of 31 miles. Can it make SUV-crazed Americans…

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Audi's New V8 Is A Diesel With 663 LB-FT Of Torque And Zero Turbo Lag

Audi’s new SQ7 TDI comes with 429 horsepower and 663 lb-ft thanks to an electric compressor, two turbochargers and a trick 48‑volt electrical subsystem. They say this wonderdiesel is also “ideally suited for markets such as the United States.” The way things are going, we’ll see about that, but the SQ7 is still very…