2017 VW Tiguan, 2016 Subaru Legacy, 2016 Chevy SS: What’s New @ The Car Connection

September 16, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Preview Video

Small SUVs are big business in America, but for Volkswagen there's a lot of room to grow. The current VW Tiguan hasn't been a big seller--but with a new version, all that could change. At the 2015 Frankfurt auto show, VW gave us a first look at the 2017 Tiguan.

2016 Subaru Legacy Review

All-wheel drive for the entire lineup, a big back seat, and excellent gas mileage might be enough on their own to woo family-sedan shoppers; the 2016 Subaru Legacy has that, plus top safety, a smooth ride, and a design that fits right in.

If You Have A Fender-Bender On A Test Drive, Who's Liable: You Or The Dealer?

When you're shopping for a new ride, you always take a test drive, right? But what happens if you're in an accident during those 15 or 30 minutes? Who can be sued?

2016 Chevrolet SS

2016 Chevrolet SS

From Motor Authority:

Chevrolet SS Gets Refresh For 2016, May Vanish After 2017

The Chevrolet SS will get some performance-inspired exterior tweaks for the 2016 model year, including functional hood vents, LED lighting and new 19-inch wheels.

2016 Ford Focus RS: 0-62 MPH In 4.7 Seconds, Top Speed Of 165 MPH

The third-generation Focus RS has just gone on sale in Europe, and to help kick off the launch Ford confirmed some of the performance specs.

2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Spy Shots

Chevrolet is gearing up for the launch of its all-new, sixth-generation Camaro later this fall, with the most potent model at present being the 455-horsepower Camaro SS. However, for those buyers willing to wait on pulling the trigger, there’s an even hotter model in the works, one likely to bear the ZL1 moniker or something else from the Camaro’s past.

2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

From Green Car Reports:

2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio: Soft-Top Minicar Returns To Range Next Year

The hardtop 2016 Smart ForTwo underwent a full redesign, but the convertible version will keep the old body style for another model year. Buyers wanting the updated Smart platform as well as a convertible top will have to wait until the 2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio bows next year.

2016 Nissan Leaf Range: 107 Or 155 Miles? Why Test Cycles Can Be Deceptive

Suppose you could buy a new 2016 Nissan Leaf rated not at 107 miles but 155 miles. That would be a far more desirable car, wouldn't it? Well, you can--but only in Europe.

Next-Gen Cylinder Deactivation: V-8s Using Two Cylinders, 20 Percent MPG Boost?

Cylinder deactivation has become an important tool for squeezing better fuel economy out of larger-displacement engines. It allows engines to shut off fuel supply to some of their cylinders under light loads, effectively cutting displacement when extra power is not needed.

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