2015 Audi S3, Too Obese For Seat Belts, 2015 Volvo XC90: What’s New @ The Car Connection

February 6, 2014
From The Car Connection:

2015 Audi S3 Review

"Sport sedan" is a squirrely noun that gives cover to a lot of wannabes. It's been mis-applied to cars with twenty more horsepower and some nicer wheels, all in the name of marketing.

With Obesity On The Rise, Do Seat Belts Need To Be Longer?

Waistline creep has become quite a bit more prevalent in the last decade--so much so, in fact, that one-third of the American population is obese and another third is overweight.

Missouri Judge Says, 'Yes, You Have A Right To Warn Other Drivers About Speed Traps'

Over the past couple of years, drivers in Florida and Texas have been ticketed for notifying their fellow motorists about speed traps. In Florida, Ryan Kintner simply flashed his high-beams to oncoming cars -- the international "Police ahead!" signal -- but in Texas, Ron Martin went so far as to create a warning sign and hold it while standing on the median, which resulted in his arrest. Both cases went to court.

2015 BMW X3

2015 BMW X3

From Motor Authority:

2015 BMW X3 Updates: Rear-Drive, Diesel, New Look, More

The BMW X3 is, or at least has been, a hard vehicle to get excited about. It's comely enough, and quite comfortable and capable, to be sure; it's just not all that moving, especially for a BMW. But there are a few new aspects to the updated 2015 X3 that just might get your enthusiast juices flowing.

2015 Volvo XC90 Spy Shots

These are the first spy shots of Volvo’s next-generation XC90 SUV, which is set to be revealed this fall and headed to showrooms next spring, most likely as a 2015 model. The XC90 is one of Volvo’s most acclaimed models but the current one is well overdue for a redesign, having been on the market since the 2003 model year.

Guy Fieri Lamborghini Thief Gets Life In Prison, Spy-Grade Theft Caught On Video

Three years ago, we brought you the news that spiky-haired bro-chef Guy Fieri's 2008 Lamborghini Gallardo had been stolen from a dealership. The thief had rappelled in, cut the lock, and driven away.

2015 Chevrolet Cargo Express

2015 Chevrolet Cargo Express

From Green Car Reports:

2015 Chevrolet City Express Small Van Launched At Chicago Auto Show

Chevrolet has announced full details of its 2015 City Express van, launched at this year's Chicago Auto Show. Basically a rebadged version of Nissan's NV200 van--best-known in its more fenestrated guise as New York City's "Taxi of Tomorrow"--the City Express promises greater fuel efficiency than full-size vans.

Electric Honda Fit EV Goes Ice-Racing Against Old Two-Stroke Saab

Given the recent cold snap, spending a day deliberately driving around on ice might not seem that appealing. Others, such as those from the Adirondack Motor Enthusiast Club, like nothing more than to take to a frozen lake in their cars.

2015 Tesla Model X Will Have All-Wheel Drive Only, Company Confirms

With less than a year to go before the first production Tesla Model X all-electric crossover utility vehicles are scheduled to roll off the assembly line, the company has confirmed that every Model X will come standard with all-wheel drive.


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