08/27/13 05:03PM 2014 Ford F-150 Tremor, 2014 Land Rover, 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid, Audi A3 e-tron, New Cars

New Cars Coming Out This Holiday Season
Guest Blog

Holiday season and Christmas slowly nears by and we all now what it means to consumers in North America. Most of the large car manufacturers are also the ones who are preparing their new models for the shopping peak period, and here are the most anticipated vehicles by US customers:

Audi A3 e-tron
A plug-in hybrid, that is powered by a 1.4-liter, 4-cylinder, turbocharged engine, paired with an electric motor, with a total output of 204 horsepower, along with 258 lb-ft of torque. It has a dual-clutch, 6-speed automatic transmission, and it can go from 0 to 60 mph in seconds, with a top speed of 138 mph. Its electric range is rated at 30 miles. It will come out in early 2014, and it will cost about $40,000.

2014 Ford F-150 Tremor
The F-150 Tremor should come out in late 2013, and will cost a little over $35,000. It will be powered by a 3.5-liter EcoBoost twin-turbo direct injection, that will provide 365 horsepower, along with 420 lb-ft of torque. It's a pretty fast truck, going from 0 – 60 mph in 6.5 seconds, and it has a great towing capacity, capable to tow up to 7,700 pounds. It has a combined fuel economy rating of 18 mpg.

2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
This SUV is supposed to go on sale in December 2013, and will have a $63,495 price tag. It comes with a V6, supercharged engine, that delivers 340 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. The transmission is 8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode, and its fuel economy is rated at 14-17 mpg/city and 19-23 mpg/highway. It will have a top speed of about 150 mph, and will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in about 6 seconds.

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid This plug-in hybrid has a 71-kW electric motor, that works together with a 3.0-liter, V6 engine, delivering a total of 416 horsepower and 435 lb-ft of torque. It goes from 0 to 60 mph in 5.5 seconds, and has a top speed of 84 mph in all-electric mode. It's expected to cost a bit under $100,000.

Author bio:  
Jordan Perch is an automotive fanatic and “safe driving” specialist. His expertise includes subjects like traffic regulations and green car technologies. He is a writer for DMV.com, which is a collaborative community designed to help ease the stress and annoyance of “dealing with the DMV”.