• BMW M5 AWD Confirmed in Spy Photos

    BMW M5 AWD Confirmed in Spy Photos

    How does an all-wheel drive BMW M5 xDrive sound to you? It appears that the German automaker is working on an M5 xDrive model as AutoGuide.com‘s spy photographers have caught this unsuspecting sedan testing on one of the ice tracks used by BMW. At first glance, it appears to be your everyday M5 but upon closer…
  • Top 10 Safest Affordable Midsize Cars of 2015

    Top 10 Safest Affordable Midsize Cars of 2015

    Safety should be an important consideration for anyone buying a new car, but it’s probably your top priority with a family to haul around. According to IIHS, there are six midsize cars that are moderately priced and have earned Top Safety Pick+ awards, while nine others have earned Top Safety Pick honors. But just because they’ve all earned…
  • Why Hyundai Will Build the Santa Cruz Pickup

    Why Hyundai Will Build the Santa Cruz Pickup

    A Hyundai pickup truck was one of this year’s big surprises at the Detroit Auto Show and while it might be a concept it’s far closer to becoming a reality than anyone might have guessed. “We’re very anxious to do something with the idea,” Mike O’Brien, Hyundai Motor America’s VP of product planning said. According…

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    2015 GMC Canyon Long-Term Review: Introduction

    2015 GMC Canyon Long-Term Review: Introduction

    Welcome to the first episode in our long-term evaluation of the 2015 GMC Canyon. The pickup truck world is full so of choices that many of the lines traditionally dividing segments are starting to blur. GM’s answer to the crowded marketplace is downsizing in the form of the new Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon. These…
    Do You Have to Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

    Do You Have to Change Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

    To quickly answer the inquiry posed in this article’s title, NO! Modern vehicles do not need to have their crankcase lubricant exchanged every 3,000 miles. However, there are caveats and you need to be aware of them. We’ll explore these in greater detail after the jump so go ahead and click the link. We’ll wait…

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    Continental Developing Augmented-Reality Diagnostics

    Continental Developing Augmented-Reality Diagnostics
    German supply giant Continental is working on a lot of cutting-edge technology, much of which is aimed at making things easier for drivers. But that’s not the limit of what they’re developing. The company has created a system that can make vehicle service faster and simpler. Their augmented reality diagnostics technology can help walk service…

    Most Watched Videos of the Week: January 18 – 25, 2015

    Most Watched Videos of the Week: January 18 – 25, 2015
    Car shoppers are flocking to AutoGuide.com‘s YouTube channel to help find the best vehicle to fit their budget. Our most watched videos of the week include our review of the new Land Rover Discovery Sport, a comparison between the 2015 Honda Fit and 2015 Toyota Yaris, while sedan shoppers took interest in the comparison between the…

    Top Viral News Stories of the Week: January 18 – 25, 2015

    Top Viral News Stories of the Week: January 18 – 25, 2015
    News of a track-focused McLaren 650S is creating a buzz on social media. Earlier this week, rumors of a McLaren 650S GTR started stirring and just a few days ago, the British automaker confirmed that it is bringing a track-focused 650S model to this year’s Geneva Motor Show along with sharing the above image. Other…

    Most Read Car Reviews of the Week: January 18 – 25

    Most Read Car Reviews of the Week: January 18 – 25
    Chevrolet’s new high-power Corvette Z06 managed to attract the most attention this past week on AutoGuide.  A massive 650-hp supercharged V8 powers the new Z06, allowing the car to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in less than three seconds. The 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is the brand’s new compact luxury crossover and we travelled…

    Porsche Pajun to be Dedicated Electric Car: Report

    Porsche Pajun to be Dedicated Electric Car: Report
    The baby Porsche Panamera model will be a dedicated electric vehicle in the automaker’s lineup. It is being reported that the German automaker has decided to not sell gasoline or diesel variants of its long-planned Pajun, instead it’ll be an electric vehicle set to take on Tesla. According to the report from auto motor und sport,…

    Porsche Cayenne, Panamera Recall Announced

    Porsche Cayenne, Panamera Recall Announced
    Two Porsche models are being recalled worldwide. The German automaker is recalling about 13,500 vehicles around the world in order to fix a seal that may allow fuel to evaporate. The company is recalling the Cayenne and Panamera models equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 engine and affects both hybrid and standard gasoline-equipped models manufactured from…

    Hyundai Skipping 2015 Super Bowl Ads

    Hyundai Skipping 2015 Super Bowl Ads
    Hyundai has joined other major automakers in sitting out of advertising during the Super Bowl. This is the first time since 2006 that the Korean automaker will forgo advertising in the Super Bowl and it’s not the only one. Other companies that have pulled out this year include Ford, Lincoln, Volkswagen and Audi though six…

    GM Halting Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano Production

    GM Halting Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano Production
    GM is shutting down one of its plants for two weeks to help trim inventory levels for two of its models. It is being reported that the American automaker will idle production at its Orion Assembly Plant in Orion Township the week of February 16 and April 6 as inventory levels for the Buick Verano…

    Watch the 2015 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Live Streaming Online

    Watch the 2015 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona Live Streaming Online
    Get ready as the 2015 international motorsports season kicks off at Daytona. The 53rd Rolex 24 at Daytona will start off the 2015 Tudor United SportsCar Championship season and if you aren’t close to a TV to watch the action unfold on Fox Sports, you’re in luck. Along with IMSA TV live streaming the event,…

    MINI Minor Rebirth Under Consideration

    MINI Minor Rebirth Under Consideration
    Years after the MINI Rocketman concept first debuted, the British automaker may finally bring a compact city car to market.  According to a recent report from Automobile, MINI is considering building a compact city car model with a source saying that new R&D board member Klaus Fröhlich had it on his agenda when he traveled to America…

    GM Trademarks ‘Z71 Trail Boss’

    GM Trademarks ‘Z71 Trail Boss’
    A new GM trademark filing is hinting at a new off-road model.   The company has trademarked, “Z71 Trail Boss,” presumably for a new off-road focused truck, as the trademark is specifically for “light-duty trucks.” The Z71 package is available on GM’s trucks and SUVs and boosts off-road performance with larger shocks, skid plates, a…

    Honda Civic Type R Spied on U.S. Soil

    Honda Civic Type R Spied on U.S. Soil
    Honda has been caught testing a Civic Type R in the United States.  The pictures were taken in Ohio, close to the brand’s Marysville assembly plant, by a forum user back in November of 2014. They clearly show the Civic Type R out on public roads, still covered in camouflage. The car’s new 2.0-liter turbocharged…

    McLaren Bringing Track-Focused 650S to Geneva

    McLaren Bringing Track-Focused 650S to Geneva
    The rumors are true. McLaren is preparing a track-focused 650S model for the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. The British automaker released what it’s calling a “teaser today of the new track-focused development of its 650S” that is making its debut alongside the McLaren P1 GTR in Geneva this year. Earlier this week, rumors surfaced that a more…

    Audi TTQ Crossover Coming in 2017

    Audi TTQ Crossover Coming in 2017
    Audi is bringing a new crossover to market based on the TT, but its name won’t follow standard Audi convention. It will be called the TTQ rather than the Q4 because Fiat Chrysler owns the rights to that alpha-numeric badge. Audi tried to trademark every badge from Q1 to Q9, but found that FCA owns both…

    NHTSA Promotes New Auto-Braking Systems

    NHTSA Promotes New Auto-Braking Systems
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has added two automatic-braking systems to its list of recommended safety features as part of the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP).  Both crash imminent braking (CIB) and dynamic brake support (DBS) are now NHTSA recommended technologies, a move that the organization hopes will spur automakers into widespread inclusion…

    Subaru, Lexus Take Best Resale Value Awards

    Subaru, Lexus Take Best Resale Value Awards
    Two Japanese automakers, Subaru and Lexus, both took top honors in the Kelley Blue Book (KBB) 2015 best resale value awards.  Subaru won the “best brand” category while Lexus took home top honors for “best luxury brand,” when it comes to resale value. To win these awards, KBB looks at current vehicle data, sales data, market…

    Independent Shops Outscore Dealers in Satisfaction Survey

    Independent Shops Outscore Dealers in Satisfaction Survey
    A new survey has found that, on average, customers looking for vehicle repairs are happier when they use an independent garage rather than a new-car dealership.  The survey, conducted by Consumer Reports, polled its subscribers about their satisfaction with repairs on more than 121,000 vehicles. Of those, 80,000 were fixed in a franchised dealership while about 41,000…

    Chevy Silverado Midnight Edition Heading for Chicago Debut

    Chevy Silverado Midnight Edition Heading for Chicago Debut
    Chevrolet has made its first Midnight Edition model official. Making its official public debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, the 2015 Silverado Midnight Edition builds off a standard black Silverado Z71, adding an all-black front end with body-matched grille, bumper, headlights bezels, tow hooks and fog lamps. In addition, the pickup gets black side moldings…
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    Escalading to the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

    Escalading to the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

    It’s said that the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Well, this is also true of plans cobbled together by automotive journalists. It was time once again for the AutoGuide.com yearly pilgrimage to Detroit for the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Living within a four-hour proximity to the motor city, as…
    2016 Kia Sorento Review

    2016 Kia Sorento Review

    We’re not quite sure how it happened, but the Kia Sorento has become a benchmark in the mid-size SUV market. Handsome and understated with a surprisingly upscale interior and a not-so-surprisingly high-value price, the Sorento has managed to find middle ground — no mean feat in a busy segment full of accomplished vehicles.
    2015 Nissan Micra S Review

    2015 Nissan Micra S Review

    Believe it or not, a sub-$10,000 brand new car exists in the land of colored money and strong beer (Canada). Starting at a price of $9,998 before destination charges, Canadians are able to pick up a brand new 2015 Nissan Micra S. It’s true that after destination charges are added the price jumps to $11,398,…
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