Consumer Guide’s test 2015 Infiniti Q70L 3.7 arrived equipped with three pricey option packages. Including destination charge, our test car came to $60,605.
2015 Infiniti Q70L 3.7
Class: Premium Midsize Car
Dates tested: 2/18/2015 – 2/24/2015
Miles Driven: 331
Fuel Used: 19.1 Read more...
Consumer Guide’s test Mazda 6 i arrived in top-line Grand Touring trim. Including destination charge, our test car’s sticker price came to $33,395.
2016 Mazda 6 i Grand Touring
Class: Midsize Car
Dates tested: 3/05/2015 – 3/19/2015
Miles Driven: 893
Fuel Used: 27.5 Read more...
Lincoln resurrects a classic name for an all-new big car.
Presented here is an unedited press release from Ford Motor Company introducing the Lincoln Continental Concept in advance of the 2015 New York Auto Show.
NEW YORK, March 30, 2015 –Lincoln today introduces the Continental Concept, signaling an all-new full-size sedan coming next year and the future of quiet luxury.
Elegant, effortlessly powerful and serene, the Continental Concept blends meticulous craftsmanship and technologies designed to create better drivers and provide passengers with a more relaxing and entertaining environment inspired by first-class travel. Read more...
Although it’s not the first vehicle to have an aluminum body (Audi, Jaguar, and Land Rover have been building them for years), the redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 is the first pickup to have one. Companies that use magnetic sheets to advertise their businesses on their trucks are going to have to find a different way to adhere them, as they won’t stick to aluminum.
2015 Ford F-150 Lariat Crew Cab 4×4
Class: Large Pickup Truck
Dates tested: 3/16/2015 – 3/23/2015
Miles Driven: 484
Fuel Used: 28.0 Read more...
Do you remember how much this car cost?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, one 1984 U.S. dollar is worth $2.26 in 2015 money. Such is the impact of inflation on currency, and why we shouldn’t keep our money in the freezer wrapped in foil. Read more...
Consumer Guide’s test 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI arrived in base S trim with no additional options. Including destination charge, our test GTI came to $25,215.
2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI S
Class: Sporty/Performance Car
Dates tested: 3/09/2015 to 3/16/2015
Miles Driven: 266
Fuel Used: 9.9 gallons Read more...
Base prices of the redesigned 2015 Ford Edge are up only slightly, now starting at $28,995 including destination—and that’s for a fairly well-equipped vehicle. Pictured is the new luxury-oriented Titanium model, which starts at $36,495.
Since its introduction for 2007, the Edge has been a sales leader in the midsize SUV class. While that’s good for Ford, it’s tough on those tasked with its 2015 redesign. Read more...
The Goggomobil’s strange history includes a farm implement manufacturer in Germany and a factory in Punchbowl, Australia.
Note: This article is reprinted from the February 2015 issue of Collectible Automobile
By Jack Stewart
It was an unlikely chain of events: A farm-implement company in Dingolfing, Germany, making possible a sports car produced in Punchbowl, Australia. Yet, that’s the odd parentage of the Goggomobil Dart. Read more...
Consumer Guide’s test Lincoln MKC came packed with options. Including the optional 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine and destination charge, our test crossover came to $49,265.
2015 Lincoln MKC 2.3 AWD
Class: Premium Compact Crossover
Dates tested: 3/16/2015 to 3/23/2015
Miles Driven: 385
Fuel Used: 19.8 gallons Read more...