AutoGuide‘s compact crossover video comparison garnered plenty of attention this week, as we pitted eight of the market’s most popular crossovers against one another. Which one came out on top? Watch the video below, along with our other most popular videos of the week. Continue Reading...
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Compact crossovers are quickly becoming America’s one-size-fits-all automotive solution. Continue Reading...
Nissan will have a new GT-R for the 2016 model year, although details about the new supercar killer are sketchy. Continue Reading...
It was only a matter of time until Ford offered its turbocharged V6 in the taller of its two law enforcement specials. Continue Reading...
Crossovers and family sedans make up a huge part of the automotive market. These sensible, everyday vehicles are safe, spacious and efficient; in short they’re perfect for families, be them planned or… not. But for all their merits these cars are about as much fun as counting grains of sugar in a five-pound bag. Continue Reading...
Its lighter, more powerful and ridiculously luxurious. Mercedes officially unveiled its 2014 S63 AMG 4Matic today ahead of its in-person debut during the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. There won’t be any mistaking the 2014 S63 AMG when it reaches showrooms, even with its handsome new sheet metal. And while the brand’s biggest and newest… Continue Reading...
“First thing I do when I get in my car is turn off the stability control and traction control”. Many of us have heard someone, at some point, utter this. Or maybe we ourselves are the guilty party. When asked why it was turned it off, the typical response is along the lines of “’cause… Continue Reading...
All-wheel drive-equipped vehicle sales have increased in recent years with sales growing 53 percent since 2009 based on data from R.L. Polk. Continue Reading...
As Mercedes sits on the cusp of adding even more AMG models with its 4Matic all-wheel drive system and Audi’s quattro reigns supreme as a reputation booster, it’s hard not to wonder if BMW will capitulate. Continue Reading...
Dodge just announced its 2013 Charger AWD Sport models — a mechanically mild update that offers value by bundling previously separate options. Continue Reading...
Mercedes just announced its newly-developed 4MATIC all-wheel drive system which will supplement the brand’s new front-wheel drive vehicles. Continue Reading...
According to Jaguar’s global brand director, Adrian Hallmark, all future models will be developed with all-wheel drive capability. Continue Reading...
Subaru’s fourth-generation Forester crossover got its North American debut today during the L.A. Auto Show. Continue Reading...
Heading to the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show is the Nissan Hi-Cross Concept, a compact crossover we originally saw earlier this year at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Continue Reading...
Audi’s tiny TT sport coupe might be getting a serious performance boost soon, but not in horsepower. Continue Reading...
Off-roading usually conjures images of a gas-hungry monster with big tires but a concept Nissan brought to Paris this week aims to change that. Continue Reading...
BMW will showcase xDrive versions of its 1 Series during the upcoming Paris Motor Show meant for many markets worldwide, but not the U.S. Continue Reading...
Already a popular choice among law enforcement agencies, the mean-looking Dodge Charger Pursuit will add an active all-wheel drive system to improve traction under slippery conditions. Continue Reading...
Much can be said about Hyundai’s meteoric rise from being a bargain bin brand to one with respectable luxury and sport models, but there wasn’t much of a chance that those words would come from someone in a snowy climate. Continue Reading...
Utilizing a development of Nissan’s new Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) drivetrain, the Hi-CROSS combines a 2.0-liter gas four-cylinder engine with an electric motor and compact lithium ion battery system. The result is said to provide the performance of a 2.5-liter motor with the fuel economy and emissions of a much smaller engine. Continue Reading...
At this week’s SEA All-Wheel Drive Symposium in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, OEM supplier BorgWarner will show off its next generation of AWD systems including a new hybrid-electric setup. The system, known as eAWD, will be fitted to a Saab 9-3 and BorgWarner claims it will offer, “superior stability and traction with lower emissions and up… Continue Reading...
Ferrari will offer a special winter driving course in Aspen, Colorado, with the goal of elevating driver skill and enhancing appreciation for the all-season FF GT, which hits dealerships this fall. The program stems from the “Pilota on Ice” program recently offered in Italy, and the all-new and all-wheel drive FF will be the star… Continue Reading...
Yoichi Yokozawa, CEO of Mitsubishi Motors North America confirmed that a new Lancer SE model will be arriving this fall as a 2012 model. The SE model will receive all-wheel drive, like its Ralliart and Evolution siblings, however it will be powered by the naturally aspirated engine found in the DE, ES and GTS trims…. Continue Reading...
ZF, a leader in automotive tranmissions, has announced a new nine-speed automatic gearbox for passenger cars. This gearbox was designed for a transverse mounted engine and will provide up to 16 percent better fuel economy compared to a six-speed automatic transmission. The nine-speed is referred to as the 9HP and is extremely flexible, capable of… Continue Reading...