Archive for January, 2014
2014 Land Rover Range Rover Sport HSE
Dates tested: 1/13/2014-1/20/2014
Miles driven: 396
Fuel used: 11.8 gallons
Real-world fuel economy: 15.8 mpg
Lincoln today revealed the redesigned 2015 Navigator. Presented here is the unedited press release that accompanied news of the new luxury SUV.
The Lincoln Motor Company introduces the new 2015 Navigator, offering a fresh interpretation of a classic vehicle that has long defined the full-size luxury sport utility segment.
A famed Italian brand issues its first SUV to challenge the likes of Porsche Cayenne and Range Rover Sport. The premium-midsize Levante is a distant cousin of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, but promises to uphold Maserati’s reputation for style, performance, and luxury.
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2014 Dodge Durango Limited for a video test drive. What did they think of their Hemi-powered test vehicle? Watch and find out.
About a year ago I posted a blog featuring vanity-plate ideas for what I considered to be under-represented professions. It was my contention, then as now, that teachers, coaches, and real-estate agents comprise the bulk of all jobs touted on vanity plates.
2014 Buick Encore FWD-Premium Group
Dates tested: 1/06/2014-1/20/2014
Miles driven: 286
Fuel used: 11.8 gallons
Real-world fuel economy: 24.2 mpg
DETROIT — Replacing the BMW 1-Series Coupe and Convertible for the 2014 model year is the new 2-Series, which so far comes only in Coupe form. As the company’s entry-level car, it becomes the new spiritual successor to the famed 2002 of the late Sixties, something BMW isn’t shy about promoting.
DETROIT — GM is making a big deal of its industry-unique, three-truck lineup (compact, full-size, and heavy-duty) that will be realized this fall with the return of the compact 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. And GMC is making a big deal of the fact that its Canyon isn’t just a Colorado with a different face.
Americans bought about two million full-size pickups last year. To put that into perspective, consider this: Roughly one in eight vehicles sold in the U.S. last year was a big pickup. Yet, impressive as that sounds, there’s a vehicle class that handily outsells the pickup.
DETROIT — BMW has long been known for its sporting acumen, and the M3 has long been one of the sportiest of BMWs. Ever since the first example appeared for 1986, the M3 has been a legend among automotive enthusiasts.