Archive for May, 2014
2014 Cadillac ELR
Miles Driven: 390
Fuel Used: 4.3 gallons
Real-world fuel economy: 90.1 mpg*
Today we whisk you back to 1989, and an auto industry in transition. Your challenge is to determine which of the following cars was NOT available the year Michael Jordan scored his 10,000th point.
2014 BMW 328d xDrive Sport Wagon “Sport Line”
Miles Driven: 136
Fuel Used: 4.0 gallons
Real-world fuel economy: 34.0 mpg
Presented here is an unedited press release issued by Deltawing Technologies today. Images and captions were added by the CG Daily Drive team.
Hard as this may be to believe, Toyota has been selling the 4Runner Stateside for 30 years. Of course, that’s nothing compared to what Ford can boast, having marketed some form of F-Series truck since 1948. Toss in nameplates like Blazer, Bronco, and Wrangler, and you have a collection of models that has stood the test of time, and is now firmly cast in the annals of American truck lore.
First seen in 2005, the GM Daewoo-developed T250 architecture played host to more models than you can shake a stick shift at. The humble subcompact platform’s global family included the Daewoo General and Kalos, Holden Barina, Suzuki Swift, and the ever popular, produced under license, ZAZ Vida.
When the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive goes on sale in the U.S. this summer, some might see it as not only the first appearance of the company’s B-Class “tall wagon” in this country (it’s in its second generation in Europe), but also the company’s first electric vehicle to be sold here. Technically, neither is true, but the car still stands as a landmark vehicle for the German manufacturer.
Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2014 Toyota Corolla LE Plus for a video test drive. What did they think of their fully loaded test vehicle? Watch and find out.
From transmissions (Powerglide, Hondamatic) to suspensions (Iso-Strut, Hydra-Coil), automakers have branded and trademarked virtually every consumer-facing vehicle feature. Some branded features come and go with little fanfare (General Motors’ Quadrasteer) while others become part of the automotive lexicon (Ford’s EcoBoost).