2016 Range Rover Sport, 2015 Audi A6, Tesla Auto-Steering: What’s New @ The Car Connection

March 24, 2015
From The Car Connection:

2015 Audi A6 Review

Audi’s A6 is a refined, civilized, smart, and capable sedan with the potential for a sporty side, too. For the 2015 model year, the A6 continues building its reputation for high-tech, if conservative, luxury.

Tesla To Introduce Auto-Steering Soon—Not Autonomous Driving

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has said that in the next several months, the company will enable technology in its Model S all-electric sedan that may allow you to take your hands off the wheel in some instances. But it won’t be, as has now been widely (and perhaps erroneously) reported, an autonomous-driving mode.

2015 Ford F-150: Insurance Rates Hold Steady, Despite Aluminum Body

Wise people often say, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it", and if ever there was a vehicle that wasn't broke, it's the Ford F-150. That pickup has been America's best-selling ride for nearly 40 years.

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition

From Motor Authority:

2016 Range Rover Sport HST Limited Edition: 2015 New York Auto Show Preview

The new generation of the Range Rover Sport is already a hot SUV thanks to the arrival of the new SVR model, which takes the Jaguar-Land Rover 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 and turns up the handling wick as well, rocketing to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds and around the ‘Ring in 8:14. Now there’s the HST.

American Startup Bringing 1,700-HP LM2 Streamliner Supercar To New York Auto Show

A lot of startups announce plans for wild, world-beating supercars but few manage to ever get to the concept stage, and even fewer still actually manage to show up at a major auto show to present their designs. Some that have been successful include names such as Koenigsegg, Pagani and more recently Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus, and perhaps in the near future we’ll be able to add America’s own Lyons Motor Car to that list.

2017 Aston Martin DB9 Successor Spy Shots

Aston Martin has started Nürburgring testing of a new modular platform that will underpin its next generation of sports cars, starting with a DB9 successor due in showrooms in late 2016 or early the following year. The new platform is concealed inside the makeshift body of a current-generation DB9, with only a slightly stretched wheelbase and ill-fitting front bumper giving away its identity.

2015 Kia Rondo [Canadian-spec]

2015 Kia Rondo [Canadian-spec]

From Green Car Reports:

Canadian Club: The Small Cars That U.S. Buyers Can’t Have

Canada is bigger than the U.S.; the distances are equally vast; and there’s way more land area per person. And yet Canadians tend to buy smaller cars.

Federal Government Will Buy Many More Electric, Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles

Through both regulations and incentive programs, the Federal government is making a concerted effort to lower the emissions of cars on U.S. roads. Every consumer walking into a showroom will notice the effects of these policies in better fuel-economy ratings and a wider selection of electrified models.

How To Drive A Tesla Model S Electric Car Free For 18 Months

The low cost of electricity compared to gasoline or diesel means driving an electric car typically comes with significant savings per mile, even if not necessarily in purchase price. What could be better than dramatically reduced operating costs?

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