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High-Performance Ford Explorer Revealed 3.29.2012
The Ford Explorer is going high-performance. The Explorer Sport version of the popular SUV will debut at the New York Auto Show. Ford says it has the highest projected fuel economy among gasoline-engine-powered, high-performance SUVs - achieving up to 16 miles per gallon in city driving and 22 miles per gallon on the highway. “Adding an EcoBoost drivetrain to… Read More
Toyota is giving us a look at the back end of an all-new sedan to be unveiled at the New York Auto Show. The global premiere of the U.S.-designed car takes place April 5th. Toyota describes the sedan as featurning, "an elegant yet athletic look." Toyota says this is a production vehicle, not a concept. From what we see, this is a sleeker, sexier sedan than the bestselling Camry.
Ford is adding a new member to the Explorer family. From the looks of this teaser posted on Ford's YouTube page, it seems to be a high performance version of the popular SUV. Ford will reveal full details on Wednesday, March 28th, so stay tuned!
The New York Auto Show will host the world premiere of the BMW X1 Sport Utility Vehicle and the M6 Convertible. Available in the U.S. for the first time, the updated X1 will feature BMW's TwinPower turbo 4-cylinder engine which is designed to deliver high performance, as well as fuel efficiency. Look for the 2013 BMW X1 in showrooms this summer. The BMW M6… Read More
Subaru is expanding its family of crossover-type vehicles with the 2013 XV Crosstrek. The new, five-door XV Crosstrek will makes its North American debut at the New York Auto Show. Based on a modified version of the Impreza platform, the XV Crosstrek is powered by a 148-horsepower 2.0-liter boxer engine, with symmetrical all-wheel drive. There are two gearbox… Read More
The 2012 Kia Rio Sedan has just arrived here at MotorWeek. Our intern Greg shot this video to give you a Quick Look. Enjoy!
Honda will reveal the 2013 Honda Crosstour Concept at the New York Auto Show. No photos were released, so we will have to wait to get a look, but the design direction will most likely be based on the Accord Coupe Concept which debuted earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show. First introduced as the Accord Crosstour for the 2010 model year, Honda dropped the… Read More
Nissan to Revive Datsun Brand 3.20.2012
Three decades after the last Datsun rolled off the assemly line, Nissan is bringing back the brand. But don't expect to see any Datsuns in U.S. showrooms. At this point, Nissan says the focus will be on emerging markets such as Indonesia, India and Russia where Datsun is expected to go on sale in 2014. Nissan says reviving the Datsun namplate will help boost sales… Read More
GMC 2013 Terrain Denali Debuts 3.16.2012
GMC is expanding its Denali sub-brand with the debut of the 2013 Terrain Denali. The Terrain's optional 3.0-liter V6 will be replaced by a more powerful direct injection, 3.6-liter engine in model year 2013 that delivers 301 horsepower and 272 pound-feet of torque, but still has the fuel economy of its predecessor. “Denali is growing fast,” said Tony DiSalle,… Read More
Drivers who visit dealerships for service are considerably more satisfied with their experience than with service from independent shops.That's according to a recent survey by J. D. Power and Associates which looked at satisfaction among 84,000 vehicle owners and lessees who had their 2007 - 2011 model year vehicles serviced for maintenance or repairs. For the… Read More