Buick’s Enclave is billed as the vehicle that ignited the brand’s renaissance, and in a sense that’s true considering its styling, premium-feel materials and technologies are still influencing some of the brand’s newer models. The Enclave has been with us since the 2008 model year, and it will be sticking around a little...
What’s Hot: Clean styling, added tech, 3.0 TDI is a pearler. What’s Not: Not terribly much, if we’re honest. X-FACTOR: Audi’s classy big four-doors have become just a little bit better. Middle-age has never looked this good. VehicleShow More Summary
It was at the New York Auto Show back in 2010 that Kia broke off the shackles of lame, design by committee styling when it unveiled its striking, third-generation Optima sedan. The vehicle quickly became the brand’s bestseller here, a title it’s held for the past three years, and now, five years later, Kia is returning to the New York...
During its annual press conference, Audi announced a fully electric sport activity vehicle to launch in early 2018. The company promised unique styling from its other crossovers and a claimed 311-mile range. Continue reading Audi confirms...Show More Summary
Watch Autoblog's Adam Morath deliver his early impressions of our long-term Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk, including thoughts on the vehicle's styling and nine-speed automatic transmission. Continue reading Daily Driver: Long-Term 2014 Jeep Cherokee Daily Driver: Long-Term 2014 Jeep Cherokee originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
Vehicle Style: Medium luxury SUV Price: $66,000 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 114kW/210Nm petrol; 105kW/270Nm electric | CVT automatic System output: 147kW Fuel Economy claimed: 5.7 l/100km | tested: 7.4 l/100km OVERVIEW There’s a new player in the medium Luxury SUV segment - the Lexus NX, a baby brother to the RX. Show More Summary
For a relatively small Japanese brand, Suzuki brought quite a bit to the Geneva Motor Show with its iK-2 and iM-4 Concepts. The vehicles show off the company's future styling, next-gen platform and two future powertrain ideas. Continue...Show More Summary
So I’m driving along the other day, and I get up behind a Saturn Relay. For those of you who aren’t familiar with this vehicle, imagine a minivan with 1992-era styling and a 1994-era interior and 1996-era switchgear, except it inexplicably came out in 2005. Show More Summary
The Jensen GT, which will debut at the 2015 Geneva motor show, will serve as a prelude to an all new vehicle due in 2016. With retro styling penned by Jonathan Gould, the new Jensen GT is said to based on the SV8 and will use a mix of new and old components, as well [...]
Vehicle Style: Dual-cab 4x2 utility Price: $25,990 (before on-road costs) Engine/trans: 110kW/320Nm 2.2 turbo diesel 4cyl | 5sp manual Fuel Economy claimed: 7.4 l/100km OVERVIEW Budget utes have found a slot at the lower end of the 'work-horse' market. Show More Summary
What's Hot: Brisk performance, stunning design. What's Not: Tiny rear seats, passenger is far removed from infotainment display. X-FACTOR: Beautiful to behold, a delight to drive. The new TT is nearly flawless. Vehicle Style: LuxuryShow More Summary
If ever there were a misunderstood style of motoring vehicle, it'd be the wagon. Sorry, minivans, some may look down upon you, but at least you still exist. The traditional wagon is all but gone for today's car shoppers with...
Apple is about to go head-to-head with Google on smartwatches and also encroaching on Google’s territory with research into electric and possibly autonomous vehicles, but what about virtual reality? Today we get a look at yet another area in which Apple might compete with Google as the US Patent and Trademark office grants a patent to Apple for a […]
The team at Holden Special Vehicles has injected an extra dose of aggression into its luxurious Senator Signature to create the special edition 2015 HSV Senator SV. Production of the stealthily styled HSV Senator SV begins this month, with 50 confirmed for Australian enthusiasts, priced from $83,990 before on-road costs (identical to the regular Senator [...]
Photos by author. Though I’m partial to muscle cars, I like a lot of different vehicles for more than just their performance potential. Much of what draws me to them are specific visual cues—the way a certain area is styled or particular components or attributes that make me react like Pavlov’s dog to a dinner […]
What’s Hot: Spacious rear seat, comfortable suspension, sharp interior design. What’s Not: Doughy CVT, flimsy parcel shelf, no integrated sat-nav. X-FACTOR: Honda's HR-V shows other compact SUVs how it's done. Vehicle Style: CompactShow More Summary
Vehicle Style: Large sedan Price: $40,110 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 176kW/353Nm 2.0 4cyl petrol | 6spd auto Fuel Economy claimed: 8.7 l/100km | tested: 10.8 l/100km OVERVIEW The EcoBoost Falcon could be ‘just the thing’, in fact should be just the thing - the kind of car to turn the tide on the large car sales slump. Show More Summary
Vehicle Style: 3-door performance hatch Price: $45,990 Engine/trans: 188kW/330Nm 2.0 turbo petrol 4cyl | 6sp manual Fuel Economy claimed: 8.1 l/100km | tested: 9.8 l/100km OVERVIEW If the Volkswagen Scirocco were to have a human analogue, it’d surely be Linda Evangelista. Show More Summary
Quick question: what was the number one factor in your most recent new vehicle purchase? Was it styling? Performance? Features? Financing? Price? Comfort? Practicality? Or that old stalwart, quality? If you answered in the affirmative to that last suggestion, you’re part of a shrinking bloc. Show More Summary
Vehicle Style: Large performance sedan Price: $54,690 (plus on-roads) Engine/trans: 335kW/570Nm 5.0 supercharged petrol V8 | 6sp auto Fuel Economy claimed: 13.7 l/100km | tested: 17.7 l/100km OVERVIEW Ladies and gentlemen, this is the last V8 Ford Falcon ever. Show More Summary