Cars Coming Soon: 2013 Ford Escape Goes All European

2013 Ford Escape

The Ford Kuga has had my attention for years.

The Europe-only crossover was one of the cars that ended up on my list anytime I complained about the cool cars not available in the United States but sold across the pond. In contrast to the clunky and boxy U.S. Ford Escape, the Kuga is sleek and good-looking and has better fuel economy. Why on Earth has it not been available here?

There are lots of reasons, but now, Ford has finally decided that customers on this side of the Atlantic are sophisticated enough for the Kuga. We’ll know it here as the all-new Ford Escape, but it’ll always be a Kuga to me.

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Cars Coming Soon: 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, Cadillac XTS Makes Unscheduled Appearance

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

At the Detroit Auto Show in January, the all-new 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe is set to debut, with much fanfare to be sure.

The current Genesis Coupe (terrible name, considering it’s nothing like the Genesis sedan) has been well reviewed and is even considered, in some circles, a keen competitor to the Ford Mustang. From the looks of things, the next version will sport a more menacing look and, probably, better performance.

We get this little foreshadow of things to come courtesy of the Hyundai Blog. While most of the words on that site might be in Korean, lucky for us pictures cross all language barriers.

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