The average new car, Lambo Aventador S, Woz's Tesla: What's New @ The Car Connection

December 19, 2016

Did you buy a new car this year? If you answered "yes", chances are good that you paid around $34,077 for it, when all was said and done.

As we barrel past 13,000 miles in our long-term 2016 Honda Pilot you might say we've covered quite a bit of ground in the large, three-row crossover SUV. Before this, we spent more than our fair share of time behind the wheel of multiple Pilots in its run-up to being named The Car Connection's Best Car To Buy 2016.

Few brands have been through a turnaround quite like Volvo. The last bastion of Sweden's once-thriving car industry, Volvo is in the midst of a heck of a product renaissance. 

Lamborghini Aventador S

Lamborghini Aventador S

 

Lamborghini on Monday unveiled the Aventador S, an updated version of the firm’s flagship supercar boasting an aggressive new look, improved handling and, most important of all, more power.

Chevrolet will introduce a redesigned Traverse at next month’s 2017 Detroit autoshow.

Mercedes-Benz is working on the first full redesign of its G-Class since the nameplate’s launch almost four decades ago.

Steve and Janet Wozniak with new 2016 Tesla Model S, December 2016 [source: Steve Wozniak Facebook]

Steve and Janet Wozniak with new 2016 Tesla Model S, December 2016 [source: Steve Wozniak Facebook]

From Green Car Reports: 

In September, Chevy scored quite a publicity coup for its Bolt EV long-range electric car.

With its EPA-rated 238-mile range and a base price of $37,495, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is a serious foray by General Motors into mass-market, long-range electric cars.

Diesel cars can save you money, but only a few diesel trucks do: analysis

While diesel vehicles have received a black eye in the form of the Volkswagen emissions scandal, they often still deliver better fuel economy than comparable gasoline models.

 
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