2015 Lincoln MKC Automotive News 

Official: Lincoln pulls the sheets on the 2015 MKC compact luxury crossover

Lincoln just pulled the sheets off of their all-new compact and aesthetically pleasing MKC luxury crossover. Due as a 2015 year model with sales beginning next summer, Lincoln also boasts a brand new pairing of Ford’s 2.3L EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder with a premium crossover. The 2.3L mill is good for 275hp and 300 lb-ft of torque, both being the best-in-class horsepower per liter and torque per liter ratings, according to the manufacturer. The MKC also comes with a smaller motor for the lesser variants, which displaces 2.0L and is also…

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Automotive News 

Official: Jaguar showcases the C-X17 Concept at Dubai in silver

Jaguar has been under the limelight after they revealed their C-X17 Concept at Frankfurt earlier this year. It is their take on a mid-sized crossover to compete against what seems to be the Audi Q7 and the BMW X5. And while it debuted in Frankfurt already, Jaguar had a newly colored model debut at the Dubai Motor Show recently to gauge more market interest. And needless to say, Jaguar’s brilliance in the aesthetics department is hard to doubt. Check out the pictures below and a press blast here. – By:…

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2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid Automotive News 

Official: The 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid starts at $32,110

Nissan’s latest 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid was officially priced at a suggested MSRP of just $35,110 for the base SV Hybrid model. The starting Pathfinder Hybrid also only gets two-wheel drive, for those who live in more temperate climates. A similarly equipped SV with Nissan’s traditional VQ 3.5L V6 mill starts at $32,110 with two-wheel drive. Providing the hybridized forward motion for the 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid is a supercharged 2.5L four-pot mated to an electric motor. Electricity gets supplied from a lithium-ion battery back under the 3rd row seat. Combined power…

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Mercedes-Benz GLA Edition 1 Automotive News 

Official: Mercedes-Benz reveals Edition 1 GLA to kick off Europe’s sales of the new crossover

To make sure that Mercedes-Benz kicks off their all-new subcompact luxury crossover the right way, the Silver Arrow automaker revealed a new GLA Edition 1 for the introductory model year. Similarly to what they did with the CLA-Class Edition 1, the new 2015 GLA-Class Edition 1 gets some special treatment. Due for a launch in the European market in March of 2014, the Edition 1 GLA features standard bi-xenon headlights, 19-inch AMG alloy wheels painted in gloss black, a black radiator grille with chrome louver inserts, black-painted side-views, and more…

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Official: Nissan extends production for current Rogue crossover, renames it Rogue Select

Nissan has decided to extend production for the current generation Rogue compact crossover alongside the all-new 2014 model—it will be called the Rogue Select. Production was extended due to high demand, with the Rogue being the second best-selling Nissan in the US. The new, or current, 2014 Nissan Rogue Select goes on sale in January of 2014 with a starting price of less than $20,000. For full details, check out Nissan’s press release here. – By: Chris Chin

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