Most Watched Videos of the Week: August 24 – 31, 2014

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If you’re shopping for a sports car under $30,000 – AutoGuide.com has you covered. Continue Reading...

AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout – Part Two: Track Test Elimination Round

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AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout – Part Two: Track Test Elimination Round
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Yesterday we took eight fun-to-drive performance vehicles under $30,000 and put them through their paces on the street. After much deliberation, we chose the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST as the king of the street. Despite a somewhat harsh ride, nothing else matches the raw, hilariously fun driving experience behind the wheel. Continue Reading...

AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout

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AutoGuide Under $30,000 Performance Car Shootout
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Sporty cars are not dead. Rumors of their demise are premature. Thrill-packed machinery litters the automotive landscape, available to suit nearly every budget. When it comes to motoring fun, one of the most intriguing segments is the under $30,000 price bracket, where several enticing choices can be found in a variety of shapes and sizes. Continue Reading...

The 10 Most 1980s Car Features

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The 10 Most 1980s Car Features
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The 1980s was an important decade that shaped the world we live in today. During this period Madonna surged to stardom, personal computers revolutionized how people worked, Back to the Future burst into theaters and the Berlin Wall came a-tumblin’ down. Not surprisingly the automotive world was just as eventful. Continue Reading...

Honda Accord Coupe vs. Ford Mustang GT vs. Audi A5

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Honda Accord Coupe vs. Ford Mustang GT vs. Audi A5
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Ask AutoGuide is our community outreach program. Drivers in need of car-buying assistance call on us and we respond with a helping hand, a kind word or a stern warning; if they’re lost we can provide a map and some direction. Usually we recommend sensible sedans, handy hatchbacks or miserly mini-models, but this week we… Continue Reading...

Volvo’s Confusing New Trim Levels Explained

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Volvo’s Confusing New Trim Levels Explained
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Luxury automakers like to mess with us. That is the only conclusion we can come up with when looking at various manufacturer’s vehicle nomenclature. Continue Reading...

AutoGuide.com 2014 Car of the Year Finalist No. 5 – Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class

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AutoGuide.com 2014 Car of the Year Finalist No. 5 – Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class
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It is the final day of AutoGuide.com Car of the Year Award finalist nominees. Yesterday we presented the 2014 Mazda3 as our fourth finalist and today we we’re revealing the final car to make the cut: Mercedes’ new CLA-Class. Continue Reading...

BMW 1 Series Sedan to be Front-Wheel Drive

BMW 1 Series Sedan to be Front-Wheel Drive
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BMW fanboys, you may want to take a seat. The German automaker known for building the world’s very best rear-wheel drive performance sedans is planning to offer a new entry-level four-door with wrong-wheel drive. Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 9 – Scion FR-S vs. Ford Focus ST vs. Hyundai Veloster Turbo

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Ask AutoGuide No. 9 – Scion FR-S vs. Ford Focus ST vs. Hyundai Veloster Turbo
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Ah to be young again. AutoGuide’s nationally recognized, board-certified Oracles remember their youth vividly… it was terrible. People often say age is just a number and you’re only as old as you feel, unfortunately they were born wearing elastic-waist jeans and Science Olympiad fanny packs. Gingivitis arrived when they were in middle school. Continue Reading...

Why Front-Wheel-Drive Cars are More Efficient

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Why Front-Wheel-Drive Cars are More Efficient
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Front-wheel drive dominates today’s automotive landscape, powering everything from subcompact hatchbacks to full-size SUVs. However, it wasn’t always this way. Back in the day rear-wheel drive was king, but over the last 30-odd years carmakers have made a dramatic shift from back to front. Why the flip-flop? No, they weren’t impersonating John Kerry; in reality,… Continue Reading...

Cadillac Targets Livery Industry with Fleet-Focused XTS

Cadillac Targets Livery Industry with Fleet-Focused XTS
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Lincoln’s long-lived Town Car served fleet duty for decades, but the obsolete large sedan finally reached the end of the line about a year and a half ago. Now the competition is moving swiftly to fill the vacuum left behind by Ford’s departed “panther” car, including Cadillac.  Continue Reading...

Front Drive Not a Factor for Luxury Buyers Says Mercedes

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Front Drive Not a Factor for Luxury Buyers Says Mercedes
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Mercedes is going into uncharted territory with its cheapest model yet, the CLA-Class. Along with its low pricetag, the CLA is the first Mercedes in the US to be front-wheel drive. Continue Reading...

Future MINI Lineup Details Previewed

Future MINI Lineup Details Previewed
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Expected to enter production soon for a debut later this year as a 2014 model, the next-generation of MINI Cooper will bring with it a series of changes to kick off what will be a revamping of the entire brand. Continue Reading...

2014 Mercedes GLA Spied During Cold Weather Testing

2014 Mercedes GLA Spied During Cold Weather Testing
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Mercedes‘ new crossover based on its front-wheel drive platform, the GLA, was caught in spy photos during cold weather testing today.  Continue Reading...

Front-Drive BMW 1-Series to Debut at Paris Motor Show with 3-Cylinder Power

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Front-Drive BMW 1-Series to Debut at Paris Motor Show with 3-Cylinder Power
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Rumor has it that a front-wheel drive BMW 1-Series GT model will be heading to this year’s Paris Auto Show, giving BMW enthusiasts a new entry-level model. Continue Reading...
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