New Large SUVs
Automakers are not ready to give a break to consumers and keep pushing new models to the market with ever growing intensity. To keep you updated, in this episode we will be reviewing the freshest entries in the fast growing class of SUVs, in particular the largest new models. What should you expect from these behemoths? New standards of practicality and comfort, even higher levels of luxury and innovative powertrains that should tame the gas guzzling nature of the giants!
2019 Honda Passport:
3.5L I-Vtec V6
Power: 280 HP
Towing: 3,500-5,000 LBS
FWD / IAWS / Apple / Android Compat. / Designed
Manufactured in the USA
Do not wonder why you have never heard of the name Passport in the Honda’s lineup. This is a new never existed model that will slot between the CR-V and Pilot in terms of size.
2020 Hyundai Palisade:
Release: Summer 2019
Seating: 8 People
3.81L V6 / 291 HP (214 KW) 262 LB-FT (355 NM)
FWD / AWD Option
Power-Folding 3rd ROW
2020 Palisade is a new 3-row flagship SUV from Hyundai that seats 8 passenger and offers high-tech, family friendly transportation.
2019 Range Rover SV Coupe:
999 Units / 4-Seat Coupe
5.0L Supercharged V8 / 21-23 Inch Wheels
Power: 558 HP (416 KW) / AWD
Top speed: 165 MPH (264 KM/H)
The moniker of a coupe SUV has been rather popular among automakers in the recent years, however, Land Rover, actually decided to refresh its SUV lineup and test out the preferences of automotive enthusiasts with a legitimate three door 4-seat SUV Range Rover SV Coupe.
2020 Kia Telluride:
3.5L V6 + Hybrid
Power: 400 HP Available AWD
Designed & Made in USA / Smart Health Sensors
2020 Kia Telluride is the largest SUV and the future flagship of the Korean company. The model is based on the concept presented back in 2016, and its production version will be officially presented at the 2019 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
2019 BMW X7:
3.0L Twin-power Turbo 1-6 / 4.4L Turbo V8 / 8-Speed Auto
Power: 335/456 HP (246/335KW)
Torque: 330/279 LB-FT (447/649 NM)
BMW X7 is a new flagship model from BMW that accommodates up to 7 people and is offered in two engine options, a 3.0L twin-turbo I-6 and a 4.4L twin-turbo V-8 with a starting price of $73,900 and $92,600 respectively.
Seating: 2+3+2 / 2XE-Motors
Power: 653 HP (480 KW)
Range: 220 MI
Torque: 620 LB-FT (840 NM)
0-60 PMH Time: 4.4 Sec / AWD
NIO ES8 is a new full-size all-electric sport SUV from the Chinese company of the same name. It has 653 horses under the hood and is currently exclusive for the Chinese market.
2019 SEAT Tarraco:
Engines: 4 Options (2-Gas,2-Diesel) Up to 187 HP (138 KW)
6-Speed Manual/ 7-Speed DSG
10.25 Inch Digital Cockpit
SEAT Tarraco is the first full-size and the biggest SUV of the brand to date that will enter the market in the first quarter of 2019, joining Seat’s smaller Arona and Ateca models.
Skoda Kodiaq RS and GT:
2.0l 4-Cyl TurboDiesel / 237 HP (174 KW)
Torque: 269 LB-FT (500 NM)
AWD/ Top speed: 136 MPH / 20-Inch Wheels
Even though racing capability is one of those specifications that are being overlooked when a driver is shopping for a 3-row SUV, the creators of the new Kodiaq RS still made sure to properly equip this model to conquer the Nurburgring track.
2020 Lincoln Aviator:
3.0L Twin-Turbo V6 + PHEV
Power: 400-450 HP
Torque: 400-600 LB-FT
3-ROW / &-Seater / 22-Inch Wheels
As it was expected the production version of the all-new Lincoln Aviator does not have a lot of difference compared to the previously presented concept. Landing between the Nautilus and the Navigator, it gets 3-row seating accommodating 7 passengers.
2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan:
Engine: 6.75L V12
Power: 563 HP
Torque: 627 LB-FT
Top speed: 155 MPH / Pneumatic Suspension / AWD
When Rolls Royce Cullinan comes out it will become the world’s most expensive SUV on sale. It combines the most sophisticated elements, superior sound proofing and amazing driving capabilities.