Archive for January, 2016

Jan
11
2017 Audi A4

2017 Audi A4

2016 Detroit Auto Show logoThe 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit marked the North American debut of the 2017 Audi A4 sedan and the world debut of its SUV-flavored station-wagon variant: the A4 allroad quattro wagon.

Jan
11
2017 Volvo S60

2017 Volvo S90

2016 Detroit Auto Show logoThe redesigned 2017 Volvo S90 full-size luxury sedan made its public debut today at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Jan
11
2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

2016 Detroit Auto Show logoThe 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit marked the public debut of the hatchback version of Chevrolet’s redesigned Cruze compact car.

Jan
11
2017 Chevrolet Bolt

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2016 Detroit Auto Show logo

After its debut at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Chevrolet again rolled out the 2017 Bolt EV hatchback wagon—the brand’s first mass-market pure-electric car—at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Jan
11
2017 Chrysler Pacifica

2017 Chrysler Pacifica

2016 Detroit Auto Show logoStrangely, Chrysler is abandoning the long-running Town & Country name for its minivan’s redesigned replacement due in late spring as a 2017 model. Instead, the company is going with “Pacifica” … odd, because the last vehicle to bear that badge – a sport-luxury 3-row crossover sold from 2004 to 2008 – was not exactly a resounding success.

Jan
11
Buick Avista Concept

Buick Avista Concept

2016 Detroit Auto Show logoOn the eve of the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Buick unveiled a low-slung concept car that suggests a renewed focus on performance in future production models. The Buick Avista Concept is a rear-wheel-drive  2+2 hardtop coupe that wears Buick’s typically elegant styling cues over some fairly aggressive long-hood/short-deck proportions.

Jan
10
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

2016 Detroit Auto Show logoOn the eve of the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Mercedes-Benz introduced the redesigned version of its popular E-Class sedan. Mercedes was light on technical specifics, but shared details of the new car’s autonomous capabilities.

Jan
08
2016 Honda Accord Coupe

2016 Honda Accord Touring Coupe

2016 Honda Accord Touring Coupe  2015 Audi Q5

Class: Midsize Car

Dates tested: 12/28/2015 – 1/04/2016

Miles Driven: 165

Fuel Used: 7.3 gallons

Jan
08
2016 Kia Sorento SX-L

2016 Kia Sorento SX-L Limited

Chicago radio legends Steve and Johnnie take the 2016 Kia Sorento for a video test drive. What did they think of their test vehicle? Watch and find out.

Jan
07
Slant 6 Engine

The Fifth Avenue was one of the last cars to be equipped with Chrysler’s long-lived Slant 6 engine.

It’s hard to shake a nickname. Assuming the tag is catchy enough, it may stick forever—especially if it’s in some way descriptive. Some 500 years on, about as many people refer to Shakespeare by name as the do The Bard. And I’m pretty sure we all know who Ol’ Blue Eyes is.