355-horsepower 2021 Acura TLX Type-S challenges what we thought we knew about sedans

A ground-up rethink for Acura’s mid-size sedan was in order. The Acura TLX occupied the dwindling white space between mainstream and luxury—if there were one, to begin with. 

The 2021 Acura TLX that made its debut in May steers away from that middle ground and does it quickly. Although the new TLX still has one foot firmly planted in traditional sedan economies, the 2021 version offers a racier shape, a stiff new chassis, and an all turbocharged powertrain menu with future performance potential. 

2021 Acura TLX

2021 Acura TLX

2021 Acura TLX

2021 Acura TLX

2021 Acura TLX

That’s punctuated by a promised Type S coming early next year with a turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 that will make an estimated 355 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque. A 10-speed automatic transmission will channel that power to all four wheels via an updated all-wheel-drive system with torque vectoring. The new transverse-mounted V-6 tips the TLX’s user-friendly architecture that

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2020 Jeep Wrangler: Iconic Style and Capability

Fun to Drive

In today’s world, technology plays a dominant role in our lives, and we rely on it to provide us with information and entertainment. This is true whether we’re at work or at play. It’s also true when we’re behind the wheel.

The Wrangler comes with an arsenal of tech features built to make life more pleasant for you and your passengers. Also, this Jeep makes it easy for you to stay connected when you’re on the road, seamlessly integrating with your smartphone. At the heart of it all is the Wrangler’s available Uconnect 8.4-inch touchscreen, an interface that gives you access to a wealth of amenities.

Of course, a vehicle’s fun-to-drive quotient is measured by more than just the quality of its technology. You also have to consider how well it performs in various driving situations, and the Wrangler is versatile enough to shine in diverse scenarios.

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Self-Driving Cars Will Make Life Better—For Some of Us

If you look back 15 years or so, before the smartphone went mainstream, it’s easy to see how a small difference—one small device—can have a monumental and lasting impact; in the smartphone’s case, it was spawning the always-on, social-media-fueled barrage of technology now plaguing pockets and purses everywhere. Looking around today, Tesla Motors is the most valuable carmaker in the world, and it’s not because it’s wildly profitable, or even profitable at all. It’s because investors are betting on the future, and they think the future will be electric and autonomous. They’re not alone.

MotorTrend’s Kim Reynolds wrote an article late last year detailing the promise and pitfalls of self-driving cars. In that article, he recounted a 2016 trip to the ribbon-cutting ceremony for Ford’s Research and Innovation Campus in Palo Alto, California, during which Ford’s then-CEO Mark Fields said, “The next decade will be defined by automation of

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