The 2020 Chevy Corvette is affordable, Monterey Car Week and more: Roadshow's week in review

Here's what you missed for the week ending August 17, 2019.

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Steven Ewing spent his childhood reading car magazines, making his career as an automotive journalist an absolute dream job. After getting his foot in the door at Automobile while he was still a teenager, Ewing found homes on the mastheads at Winding Road magazine, Autoblog and Motor1.com before joining the CNET team in 2018. He has also served on the World Car Awards jury. Ewing grew up ingrained in the car culture of Detroit -- the Motor City -- before eventually moving to Los Angeles. In his free time, Ewing loves to cook, binge trash TV and play the drums.
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Acura Type S Concept

The stunning Acura Type S Concept made its debut during this week's Monterey Car Week festivities. 

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Welcome to Roadshow's week in review, where we take a look back at the biggest stories from the past seven days. This week began with reviews of the 2020 Hyundai Palisade and long-awaited 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel and ended with a number of debuts as part of the 2019 Monterey Car Week.

Here's a look at our most important stories from August 11-17, 2019.

Top reviews

2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel: Smooth, torquey and pricey

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2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel

If it feels like it's been a decade since Mazda first told us it'd bring a diesel engine to the US, well, that's because it has. But after such a long wait, is the new Skyactiv-D engine a worthy upgrade in the 2019 Mazda CX-5, especially considering its price premium?

Click here to read our full 2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel review.

2019 Ford F-150 is still a strong contender

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2019 Ford F-150

America's best-selling pickup truck is also America's best-selling vehicle, outright. And there's a good reason why. Reviews editor Emme Hall explains from behind the wheel of a 2019 Ford F-150 XLT.

Click here to read our full 2019 Ford F-150 review.

2020 Hyundai Palisade Limited: All that's missing is a Genesis badge

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2020 Hyundai Palisade

The Palisade is Hyundai's best-executed three-row SUV yet. In fact, it's so good, we think the folks at Genesis -- Hyundai's luxury division -- ought to be jealous they don't have their own version.

Click here to read our full 2020 Hyundai Palisade review.

Acura's Type S concept is the sexy shape of things to come

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Top news

Bugatti Centodieci celebrates 110 years of Bugatti by turning back time

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Top videos

Watch this: 2019 Lamborghini Urus: An everyday super SUV

2019 Lamborghini Urus: The supercar SUV

A Lamborghini SUV? No, it's not blasphemy. As reviews editor Emme Hall explains, this super-fast hatchback is still plenty worthy of the Lamborghini badge on its nose.

Watch this: Going hands-on with Apple's CarPlay update in iOS 13

Hands-on with Apple CarPlay in iOS 13

Apple CarPlay is getting a much-needed overhaul as part of Apple's iOS 13 update. Let associate editor Andrew Krok walk you through the finer points in this hands-on video.

Watch this: 2020 Subaru Outback is still capable, more comfortable

2020 Subaru Outback: Tech and trail mix

The 2020 Subaru Outback doesn't shake up the high-riding wagon's original formula, and that's just fine. As reviews editor, Antuan Goodwin finds out this is still one of the most well-rounded vehicles on the road today.