2015 Lincoln Navigator, Audi Super Bowl Ad, Minicar Safety: What’s New @ The Car Connection

January 23, 2014
From The Car Connection:

2015 Lincoln Navigator Review

Big SUVs came into vogue and went out of it swiftly, but that doesn't mean they're an extinct species. The diehards--Land Cruiser, Range Rover, GL-Class, and Escalade--live on, and in a couple of instances, are living better than ever.

Audi & Acoustic Guitarist Sarah McLachlan Ask: Won't You Please Pity The Doberhuahua?

With every passing hour, we edge closer to Super Bowl XLVII. And with every passing day, we encounter another teaser for a new Super Bowl ad. Today's teaser comes from Audi, which has asked folk temptress and Lilith Fair mastermind Sarah McLachlan to bring you a special message about a poor, misunderstood creature that needs your help: the Doberhuahua.

Minicars Cars Are Mega-Hot, But Only One Passes Tougher IIHS Crash Test

Minicars are big business nowadays. That's often because they earn good gas mileage -- nothing to sneeze at, given today's increasingly higher fuel prices. They're also easy to maneuver and park, which is a nice bonus for urban dwellers.

2015 Nissan GT-R

2015 Nissan GT-R

From Motor Authority:

2015 Nissan GT-R Priced From $103,365

When Nissan’s R35 GT-R first hit the scene back in 2008, it could be had for just under $70k. Today, you’ll need to pay $103,365 for entry to the GT-R owners club, as Nissan has raised prices on the car yet again. The $103,365 figure is for the 2015 Nissan GT-R Premium model and includes a destination charge of $1,595.

2016 Cadillac LTS Flagship Rear-Drive Sedan Spy Shots    

Cadillac's plans for a new, range-topping, rear-drive flagship sedan are no secret; the questions lie in the details. What will it be named? When will it arrive? And what will it look like? The last question, at least, we can give a partial answer to: it will look like this.

New Volvo XC90 To Debut This Fall, Hit Showrooms Spring 2015

Volvo’s current XC90 is long overdue for renewal, having been on the market since the 2003 model year. A successor is in the works and was previewed at the recent Detroit Auto Show by the striking Concept XC Coupe.

Elon Musk

Elon Musk

From Green Car Reports:

Should Everyone Lease Cars All The Time? Elon Musk Says Yes

Sometimes, it's nice to have a shiny new car sitting in your garage, knowing that you own it. At others, it's preferable to pay a modest amount for it each month knowing that, in two or three years, it will be taken away and is no longer your problem.

Temple Priest Reflects On Owning Nissan Leaf Electric Car: Video

With just over 100,000 units sold, the Nissan Leaf electric car is accumulating a diverse collection of owners. But Wasei Hirai isn't your average commuter.

Nissan, Metrocab Work On 2018 London Zero-Emission-Taxi Target

Starting in 2018, all new taxis in London will need to be capable of running as zero-emission vehicles--a policy recently announced by Mayor Boris Johnson. That's quite a promise, and a significant engineering push will be needed to make it happen.


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