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Driven: 2023 Hyundai Palisade XRT

Driven: 2023 Hyundai Palisade XRT

We drove the Hyundai Palisade when it first came out and enjoyed its upscale styling, car-like handling, and plentiful technology package. For 2023, the Palisade has a spiffy new XRT model, which offers sporty black trim and everything you need for family adventures. We spent a week behind the wheel of this handsome and versatile SUV.

Driven: 2023 Jeep Grand Wagoneer L

Driven: 2023 Jeep Grand Wagoneer L

Measuring a garage-busting 226.7-inches-long, the Wagoneer L and Grand Wagoneer L are the long-wheelbase versions of an already big 3-row SUV. We loved the Grand Wagoneer Obsidian and are happy to report that the L model is just as comfortable and luxurious with added cargo space and new high-efficiency engine options.

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Polestar 3 SUV

Polestar 3 SUV

The Polestar 3 EV comes with dual-motor AWD, making up to 517 hp and 671 lb-ft. of torque. The 489 hp model gets 300 miles of range while the performance model goes 270 miles. It has air suspension and Brembo brakes, while its minimalist interior boasts sustainable materials and a 14.5″ screen with NVIDIA and Android tech.

Driven: 2022 Genesis GV70 Advanced AWD

Driven: 2022 Genesis GV70 Advanced AWD

Genesis continues to impress us with every one of its vehicles. The 2022 GV70 knocked our socks off with its deft balance of luxury, performance, vehicle dynamics, and technology. Even with the smaller of two engines, the GV70 is smooth, quick, and more than capable of keeping up with European luxury cars.

Driven: 2022 Lexus NX 350h Luxury

Driven: 2022 Lexus NX 350h Luxury

We recently spent some time driving the new Lexus RX. Now, we’ve been behind the wheel of its smaller sibling, the Lexus NX – specifically, the NX 350h hybrid AWD. It’s not the quickest of the NX family, but it is the most fuel-efficient, offering a combined 39 mpg while enjoying an engaging drive in the lap of Lexus luxury.

Ferrari Purosangue

Ferrari Purosangue

The Prancing Horse breaks the crossover mold with its first four-door four-seater. The Purosangue looks like a proper Ferrari, driven by a mid-front-mounted V12 engine that makes 715 hp. It has an 8-speed dual-clutch transmission, an innovative active suspension, and an impressive 49:51% front-to-rear weight balance.

Driven: 2023 Lexus RX 500H F SPORT Performance

Driven: 2023 Lexus RX 500H F SPORT Performance

The Lexus RX is the best-selling luxury SUV in the US. So when Lexus redesigned it for 2023, they set out to preserve what people love about it while also appealing to new buyers. There are four RX models in the works, but the powerful RX 500H F SPORT Performance was our hands-down favorite when given a chance to drive them all.

2023 Lamborghini Urus Performante

2023 Lamborghini Urus Performante

This high-performance Lamborghini Urus SUV has more power, less weight, and better aerodynamics. Its twin-turbo V8 makes 657 hp and 627 lb-ft. of torque. By shaving 104 pounds, it does 0-to-60 mph in 3.3 sec and has a 190 mph top speed. It rides 20mm lower and 16 mm wider than a standard Urus and has a new Rally mode.

C3 R/C Drink Coolers

C3 R/C Drink Coolers

C3’s remote-controlled coolers keep drinks chilled and look awesome doing it. They come in several body styles, including SUV, truck, and even a Zamboni, in numerous color schemes with stock or custom graphics. Each has a foam-insulated, 24-can cooler, Bluetooth sound, LED headlights, and can tow an add-on trailer.

Driven: Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit Reserve

Driven: Jeep Grand Cherokee L Summit Reserve

They say, “a rising tide lifts all boats.” That’s definitely the case with the Jeep Grand Cherokee L and its top-of-the-line Summit Reserve trim. The styling and refinement of the long-wheelbase SUV benefit greatly from the design, engineering, and technology of its bigger and pricier brother, the Grand Wagoneer.

Driven: 2023 Toyota Sequoia

Driven: 2023 Toyota Sequoia

The 2023 Sequoia has a muscular new look, drawing directly from its pickup truck brother, the Toyota Tundra. It has a powerful new hybrid drivetrain, excellent towing capacity, and offers a smooth and comfortable ride. Read on for our thoughts on this handsome full-size SUV from our first drive on the streets of Texas.

2023 Lexus RX

2023 Lexus RX

Lexus’ popular RX crossover gets a sleek new look. The spindle grille now morphs into the body and is flanked by integrated headlamps. It rides on a new platform with a lower center of gravity and is up to 198 pounds lighter. Powertrain options include a 2.4L turbo-4, a hybrid, a turbo-hybrid, and a future plug-in hybrid model.

2023 Land Rover Defender 130

2023 Land Rover Defender 130

Land Rover’s most capable SUV gets a three-row, 2+3+3 seat configuration. At 13.38″ longer than a Defender 110, it can hold up to 80.9 cubic feet of cargo with the seats down. It has standard electronic air suspension for everyday comfort and off-road prowess, plus a panoramic sunroof with a second sunroof above the third row.

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2023 Toyota 4Runner 40th Anniversary Edition

2023 Toyota 4Runner 40th Anniversary Edition

To celebrate 40 years of 4Runner, Toyota will produce 4040 of this special SUV with retro 1980s graphics in yellow, orange, and red. It rolls on 17″ bronze finish wheels and has a body-color grille with matching stripes. Inside, you’ll find bronze stitching and 40th Anniversary logos on the headrests, dashboard, and floormats.

2023 Hyundai Palisade

2023 Hyundai Palisade

The imposing, 3-row 2023 Hyundai Palisade means business when it comes to family transportation. The company’s flagship SUV has received a dignified sprucing up, inside and out, most notably with vertically connected LED headlights, a revamped instrument panel, multi-spoke alloy wheels, and heated third-row seats.

2023 Cadillac Escalade-V

2023 Cadillac Escalade-V

Cadillac’s full-size Escalade SUV now comes in a performance model. The $150K luxury SUV packs a supercharged 6.2-liter V8 that makes 682 hp and 653 lb-ft. of torque, launching the 6200 lb. beast to 60 mph in 4.4 sec. It has Brembo brakes, quad exhaust, 22-inch wheels, Magnetic Ride Control 4.0, and adaptive air suspension.

2023 Range Rover Sport

2023 Range Rover Sport

Hot on the heels of the smooth new Range Rover, drivers looking for a sportier SUV can now enjoy the 2023 Range Rover Sport. Its sleek styling is complemented by a performance all-wheel drivetrain. Engine options include 355 hp and 395 hp 6-cylinder, 434 hp PHEV with 48 miles of pure EV range, and a twin-turbo V8 with 523 hp.

Land Rover Defender 30th Anniversary Edition

Land Rover Defender 30th Anniversary Edition

This limited-edition Defender pays tribute to the 1993 Defender 110 First Edition. The loaded Defender 110 P300 S is painted in Fuji White with 18″ gloss white steel wheels, an Expedition roof rack, classic mud flaps, a deployable ladder, and more. Inside, you’ll find ebony leather seats and a white powdercoat cross-car beam.

Driven: 2022 Range Rover

Driven: 2022 Range Rover

The latest Range Rover takes SUV luxury to new heights. We headed to California’s wine country, where we put Land Rover’s ride through its paces and experienced its composure and refinement from its first, second, and available third-row seats. While it retains its off-road skills, this Range Rover is as sophisticated as ever.

Lotus Eletre

Lotus Eletre

UK sports car maker looks to the future with not only its first SUV but its first EV. The Eletre is a sharp-lined crossover with cutting-edge aerodynamics and modern technology like flush, pop-out door handles, a deployable rear spoiler, and cameras in place of side-view mirrors. It’s also fast, with a 0-to-60 time of 3 seconds.

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World’s Biggest Hummer H1

World’s Biggest Hummer H1

Because the gas-guzzling Hummer H1 wasn’t big enough, Sheikh Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan aka the “Rainbow Sheikh” commissioned the build of this monster edition that’s roughly three times the size of the original. It’s powered by four diesel engines – one for each wheel, and its interior serves as a conference room.

Cardboard G-Wagon

Cardboard G-Wagon

Normally, if you want a Mercedes-AMG G63, you’re looking at a six-figure price tag. Not so if you’re King of Crafts, who fabricated a drivable replica of the rugged G-Wagon out of cardboard. It rides on a homemade steel tube frame and can hit speeds up to 25 mph. It’s even amphibious… sorta.

2022 Ford Bronco Everglades

2022 Ford Bronco Everglades

This special edition Ford Bronco is right at home swimming with the gators. It’s ready for muddy adventures with a factory-installed snorkel, a ZEON 10-S WARN winch, and the beefy Sasquatch package. It’ll ford up to 36.4″ of water, and can pull up to 10,000 lb. with its winch. It comes in five colors including a limited-run Desert Sand.

2023 Toyota Sequoia

2023 Toyota Sequoia

Sharing the same platform as the 2022 Tundra and Lexus LX 600, Toyota’s great-looking, redesigned Sequoia SUV has three rows of seating and comes standard with a powerful i-FORCE MAX hybrid drivetrain that makes 437 hp and 583 lb-ft. of torque. It will come in SR5, Limited, Platinum, TRD Pro, and a luxurious new Capstone trim.

2022 Ford Bronco Raptor

2022 Ford Bronco Raptor

Ford Performance amps up the already impressive Ford Bronco with a model fine-tuned for high-speed desert hijinx and rock crawling. It packs a 3.0L twin-turbo V6 that makes at least 400 hp, a Raptor HOSS 4.0 suspension system, and rides on 37″ all-terrain tires. It’s also a whopping 9.8″ wider than a base 4-door Bronco.

Driven: 2022 Lexus LX 600

Driven: 2022 Lexus LX 600

Now in its 4th generation, Lexus LX 600 is everything the original LX was and more. More power, capability, technology, safety, comfort, and more luxury than ever. It’s powered by a new 3.5L Twin-Turbo V6 engine that makes 409 hp and 479 lb-ft. of torque that’s far more fuel-efficient than the outgoing V8.

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