Few vehicles have been served manufacturers better as a tool to placate the autotive media than the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution. I recall attending a press event for the underwhelming freshened 2004 Endeavor crossover that was comprised of a short drive to the racetrack in the Endeavor, followed by several hours of track time in the Evolution.
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2015 Lexus LS 460 for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.
When automakers began moving their promotional dollars away from traditional print media and toward more targeted digital advertising, the nature of the ads themselves changed.
2016 Audi A6 3.0T quattro
Class: Premium Midsize Car
Dates tested: 8/24/2015 – 8/31/2015
Miles Driven: 373
Fuel Used: 18.2 gallons
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4X4 EcoDiesel
Class: Midsize Crossover
Dates tested: 9/14/2015 – 9/21/2015
Miles Driven: 363
Fuel Used: 15.4 gallons
They long ago vanished from new-car option lists, and now they’re fading out of the aftermarket. Per Bob of Restyling Concepts, there isn’t much market for vinyl or cloth roofs anymore, so if you want one, plan ahead. “I don’t stock the kits anymore, so I need about a week to get one.”
Class: Premium Large Car
Dates tested: 9/09/2015 – 9/24/2015
Miles Driven: 475
Fuel Used: 29.6 gallons
Class: Subcompact Car
Dates tested: 8/06/2015 – 8/20/2015
Miles Driven: 405
Fuel Used: 8.1 gallons
Presented here is an unedited press release received by Consumer Guide today.
CHECKER MOTOR CARS™ TO MANUFACTURE SECOND GENERATION VEHICLES IN THE UNITED STATES
“Two New Models Combine Retro Appearance With Twenty First Century Automotive Technology”
Considering it’s a long-time member of the popular premium compact-SUV class, Infiniti’s QX50 sells in laughably small numbers. Whereas competitors Acura RDX and Audi Q5 both topped 42,000 units last year, the QX50 accounted for … 2727.
If you can’t picture the QX50 in your mind, you’re not alone. Infiniti renamed all its models back in 2014, and though the new designations follow a fairly logical pattern, many folks (including some journalists) are still struggling with the transition.