Archive for November, 2014

Nov
20
1965 Buick Riviera

How many Buick model names can you find?

This time we made it hard, or at least tried to. Buried in the provided grid are the following:

30 Classic and contemporary Buick model names

2 Model names that appears twice

5 Varieties of cheese

Nov
20
Scion iM Concept

Scion iM Concept

At the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota’s Scion division unveiled a slicked-up concept version of a 4-door hatchback that it plans to release as a production vehicle in the near future. In overall size and shape, the Scion iM Concept recalls the recently departed Toyota Matrix, but with a more-aggressive look.

Nov
19
Lexus LF-C2 Concept

Lexus LF-C2 Concept

It had to happen … and today it did.

Lexus released the potent RC coupe earlier this year, and it surprised virtually no one that a convertible version was displayed as a concept at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Nov
19
2015 Volkswagen Golf R Variant

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Variant

Volkswagen unleashed a volley of Golf news at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, with the world debut of the Golf Sportwagen Hymotion and Golf R Variant and the announcement of pricing for the 2015 Golf R.

Nov
19
2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600

2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600

 

It was tried before … with less-than-stellar results. But apparently Mercedes still sees a market for an über Benz, and still feels its prewar Maybach moniker carries substantial luxury weight. 

Nov
19
2016 Honda HR-V

2016 Honda HR-V

After revealing photographs of a production version back in April at the 2014 New York Auto Show, Honda debuted its HR-V subcompact crossover at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The HR-V is based on the platform of the Honda Fit hatchback, which was redesigned for 2015. A 138-horsepower, 1.8-liter 4-cylinder is the HR-V’s lone powertrain; front-wheel drive models offer the choice of a continuously variable transmission (CVT) or a 6-speed manual transmission, while all-wheel drive versions come exclusively with the CVT.

Nov
19
2015 Chrysler 300

2015 Chrysler 300

Chrysler unveiled a freshened 2015 version of its 300 large sedan at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Exterior styling gets a mild facelift, with a look that Chrysler calls “more sculptural and expressive.” Highlights of the updated design are a more prominent grille with a “floating” Chrysler wing badge, LED fog lamps and daytime running lamps, and LED taillights.

Nov
19

2016 Kia Sorento

 Kia unveiled a redesigned 2016 Sorento at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The all-new version of Kia’s popular midsize, 3-row SUV wears some styling cues first seen on the company’s Cross GT concept that debuted at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. Most notable are narrower headlights that flank a taller, bolder grille, though the rest of the body looks familiar.

Nov
19

2016 Mazda CX-3

Mazda pulled the wraps off a new compact crossover at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The CX-3 slots in below the compact CX-5 in Mazda’s SUV lineup—its trim dimensions measure 168.3 inches in overall length, 101.2 in wheelbase, 69.5 in width, and 61 in height—all very close in size to a Buick Encore.

Nov
19

2016 Cadillac ATS-V

Cadillac introduced the anticipated V-Series performance version of its ATS model at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2016 Cadillac ATS-V will be offered in both coupe and sedan form, packing a twin-turbocharged 3.6-liter V6 that Cadillac rates at an estimated 455 horsepower and 445 pound-feet of torque. Two transmissions will be available: a 6-speed manual with Active Rev Match, no-lift shifting, and launch control, or a paddle-shift 8-speed automatic with launch control and Performance Algorithm Shift.

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