From The Car Connection:
Call it a pint-sized invasion—a slew of small SUVs is hitting the streets. We’ve driven the Jeep Renegade and Chevy Trax, and soon we’ll see the Mazda CX-3 and Fiat 500X. But maybe the most anticipated small SUV is this one—the 2016 Honda HR-V.
The Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG and Subaru WRX aren’t so much sport sedans as four-door performance cars. Rather than putting the emphasis on balance of function and form, they’re both a little more deliberate—offering high-strung turbocharged engines, all-wheel drive, and some sophisticated chassis engineering to go with it all.
In 2013, Apple introduced something called "iOS in the Car", an infotainment system that could run on dashboards, mimicking the screens of our beloved iPhones. Early last year—nearly 14 months ago—Apple renamed the product CarPlay and said that it would become available on Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo models within days.
2016 Cadillac CTS-V live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
The order books are now open for the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V, which officially goes on sale this summer priced from $84,990, including a $995 destination charge. That’s a lot of coin for a GM product but recall that you’re getting a luxurious, lightweight sedan that also happens to pack a supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 churning out a massive 640 horsepower and 630 pound-feet of torque.
We’re now just a little over two weeks away from the debut of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro at GM’s May 16 celebration of the car at a public event being hosted at Detroit’s Belle Isle Park. And after several teasers showing the inner workings of the sixth-generation muscle car, GM has now finally given us a taste of the exterior.
Raise the prospect of owning a of houseboat among the nautically inclined, and you're sure to hear the famous phrase describing the perils of the—admittedly charming—residences: "Not a good house, not a good boat."
2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid
If you need to fit more than five into your vehicle—even just sometimes—and the thought of getting less than 25 miles per gallon in daily driving repulses you, the pickings for U.S. vehicle shoppers are still surprisingly slim.
As arguably the coolest, most cutting-edge car in the world, the Tesla Model S electric car attracts a lot of curiosity and envy from other drivers. What self-respecting car guy—or gal—wouldn’t love to take a Tesla out for a quick spin around the block, just to sample its acclaimed acceleration?
While hybrid cars have had a good 10-year run in North America as the most fuel-efficient alternative, Europe never warmed to hybrid-electric powertrains. With roughly half the passenger cars sold in the European Union being powered by more efficient diesel engines, the difference between hybrid and diesel economy figures was much lower than in the U.S.