What you missed on 7.14.14

Filed under: Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, Etc., Crossover, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury

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Lexus NX 300hQuick Spin: 2015 Lexus NX 300h

Following our first drive of the turbocharged NX 200t, managing editor Jeremy Korzeniewski tells us about the version of Lexus’ new small crossover that might just be the one we’d buy. The hybrid NX 300h “is one of the more interesting hybrids on the market,” says Korzeniewski, thanks in part to its decent driving dynamics and innovative all-wheel-drive system.

Elio Motors Translogic Translogic 154: Elio Motors

Despite looking like the next big thing in EVs, the Elio is actually a small trike with a traditional internal combustion engine. It seats two and can achieve a remarkable 84 miles per gallon, thanks to its super-slick design and 900cc gasoline powerplant. What’s more, all of this uniqueness is expected to come in at just under $7,000. We check it out in the latest episode of Translogic.

2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG CoupeMercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe

What has 621 horsepower, 738 pound-feet of torque, two doors, and every luxury amenity you could ever dream of? The 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG Coupe. As associate editor Brandon Turkus writes, this car might be “the most opulent coupe in [Mercedes-Benz's] storied history.” And while pricing hasn’t been announced just yet, we’d be shocked if this thing came in at less than $220,000. Get the full scoop, here.

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