2015 Kia K900 Review The 2015 Kia K900 large luxury sedan follows a time-honored tradition in the U.S. market: an up-and-coming brand introduces a larger and more luxurious model, and prices it somewhat below the traditional competitors. The goal is acquire buyers on the basis of good value for less money.
Once upon a time, Volvo was a force to be reckoned with. Can it rise from the ashes, or is it speeding irrevocably toward irrelevance?
BMW and Mercedes-Benz continue to be the front-runners in the luxury segment; yet Audi has been edging up surprisingly close. And what Audi still might be missing in cachet, it makes up for with charm--demonstrated well with its smart, thoroughly competitive A4.
Chevrolet Reaper from LingenfelterEnlarge Photo
For a few years now, Chevrolet has been left to simply stare at the tailpipes of the Ford Raptor as it leaves the pavement. Dirt, jumps, and serious fun are in store for Raptor owners that truly utilize and enjoy their vehicles properly.
Volvo is rapidly expanding its operations in China, including establishing new manufacturing facilities and co-developing vehicle platforms and new models with Chinese parent company Geely. Simply put, Volvo plans to build and develop more cars in China.
Leaked patent drawings that showed up last October weren’t revealing Ferrari’s replacement for the California but rather a one-off version of the FF developed under Ferrari’s ultra-exclusive Special Projects program. A photo of the completed car has now surfaced, revealing a design that blends elements of several contemporary Ferraris and an F1-inspired red and white paint job.
2014 Volkswagen PoloEnlarge Photo
Back in the early 1970s, Volkswagen hit something of a milestone: It had sold over 15 million examples of its evergreen Beetle compact car. At 14 million and counting, it isn't hard to see VW's Polo subcompact breaking that barrier in the coming years, and maybe even eclipsing the Beetle's 21-million-strong overall record.
Downsizing isn't just a concept reserved for road-going vehicles--the world of motor racing is adopting the theory too. Smaller engines, turbocharging and hybrid technology is all the rage, with this year's F1 grid adopting all three in an effort to remain relevant.
So far, the New York-to-Florida electric-car road trip in my 2013 Tesla Model S is progressing pretty much according to plan. That's not to say I haven't learned a few things in traveling via the newly-completed network of Tesla Supercharger DC quick-charging stations.