Tag: SUV

Jaguar “EV-Type” Trademark May Signal Tesla Electric SUV Rival


The grand reveal of the thinly-disguised 2016 Jaguar F-Pace comes in only a few short weeks at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, though word has surfaced that the new Jaguar crossover may not be alone.  Continue Reading »

The Acura RDX Is Like a Gucci Mountain Goat: Review


As I crept over the ledge, perched precariously only on two wheels, my wife and me dangling in the air, I thought to myself, “this is a CUV?!” With that thought, I inched our way forward until I hit the tipping point, and came back down to Earth with a gentle thud. The road, if you can call a dirt track at a 48-degree incline a road, was definitely not the type of setting you think of when it comes to luxury crossovers. Yet, here we were, in Acura’s RDX making our way up and down it look like child’s play.

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3 Reasons the Ford Bronco Could Return, And 3 Reasons It Won’t


Ford fans, rejoice. According to insider reports, production of a reborn Ford Ranger pickup may soon replace the Focus and C-Max at Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan. The news has struck a chord with Blue Oval truck fans, who have lamented the exit of the Ranger in 2011.  Continue Reading »

Meet the U.S. Military’s $6.7 Billion Humvee Replacement


Go back and find any coverage of the U.S. military since 1984, and you’ll likely see the AM General HMMVW, or Humvee. In times of peace and war, it has been the go-anywhere backbone of America’s armed forces. The U.S. military has stretched the usefulness of the Humvee well beyond its years, but now it’s time for a new vehicle-of-choice, and Oshkosh just inked a massive $6.7 billion deal to deliver it.

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Sorry One Percenters, Bugatti Won’t Build You An SUV

Bugatti 16C Galibier Concept

Bugatti is working hard on bringing the world a faster, prettier, and generally more insane vehicle in form of the upcoming Chiron; and that’s great. But one thing Bugatti won’t be doing is following Bentley and Lamborghini into the high-end SUV space. Sorry, spoiled soccer moms. Continue Reading »

Kalahari Edition: An ’02 Land Rover That Begs for Adventure


Beginning in 1996, Land Rover North America initiated its “TReK” challenge, a multi-day off-road competition between dealerships. It provided sales staff with hands-on vehicle training and a muddy way to build the team. The vehicles of choice? Specially-built Land Rover Discovery TReK competition models.

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Can Cadillac Become A True Global Luxury Car Manufacturer?

Cadillac Elmiraj

Cadillac is doing well at the moment, with the company enjoying much success due to its new cars and new attitude. The press has been greeting them with both open arms and loving reviews. Additionally, the quality of the brand has increased ten-fold in the last few years, following a miserable decade of bland cars that mostly gained support from the Florida cotton top crowd.

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This Ford Bronco Is a Beefed-Up Throwback to Old-School SUVs


All cars imbue a sense of time and place, but only the best of the best can mentally take you there. The first-generation Ford Bronco is one such vehicle. It was compact, designed to tackle the tough stuff, and it went on to establish America’s insatiable hunger for SUVs.  Continue Reading »

Mazda Koeru Concept Looks to Jazz Up the SUV Market


If you’re looking for a little zest in the family-friendly crossover market, Mazda would appear to have you covered. The automaker recently teased its upcoming crossover SUV concept car, the Mazda Koeru, which will debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.  Continue Reading »

Xzibit Pimps His Own Ride, A Custom Jeep Wrangler


For six seasons, Pimp My Ride, gave the world a view into extreme auto customization, while simultaneously giving car enthusiasts the guilty pleasure of asking, “Why would you do THAT?!” At the show’s core was its host, rapper Xzibit, who was always winking at the camera. Now, the pimpee becomes the pimped with his new tuned Jeep Wrangler.

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