Archive for January, 2015
It isn’t Honda’s first fuel-cell vehicle, but the FCV concept revealed at the Detroit Auto Show is probably the most striking–and appears to be the most practical. The 4-door fastback concept is about the size of a midsize sedan, and Honda says it has a 300-mile range and can be refueled in 3 to 5 minutes.
An evolution of previous auto-show concepts, Volkswagen’s Cross Coupé GTE that debuted at the Detroit Auto Show supposedly indicates the styling direction future VW crossovers will head.
Already the more performance-oriented of the two Lexus midsize sedans, the rear-drive GS is set to get sportier still.
Cadillac’s performance-oriented CTS-V has been around for more than a decade now, but the 2016 model shown at the Detroit Auto Show is by far the hottest yet.
Following in the footsteps of its redesigned 2015 Ford Edge cousin is Lincoln’s midsize MKX crossover. The luxury make’s signature “winged” grille is backed by swoopier sheetmetal, a redesigned interior, and a host of new features.
Nissan’s Titan half-ton pickup gets its first major makeover as a 2016 model. Introduced at the Detroit Auto Show, it features a dramatically restyled front end, an upgraded interior, and new two new engine choices.
It seems a bit of an oxymoron, but Ram claims its new Rebel—introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit—boasts an “off-road sport package” that makes it distinctive in the Ram lineup.
Toyota has redesigned its compact (the company calls it “midsize”) pickup for 2016 in an effort to extend its 10-year stretch as the segment’s best seller in the face of stiff new competition.