Tag: SUV

Was the O.J. Simpson Trial to Blame for the Demise of the Ford Bronco?

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Earlier this week, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story aired to critical acclaim. It is shaping up to be one of the more talked-about series going into 2016 as we get a glimpse of the “Trial of the Century” which has not yet been seen. And we get to see contemporary actors go through all the most memorable moments of the case. It calls to mind one of the most iconic parts of the case- the White Ford Bronco. Continue Reading »

A Ferrari SUV Won’t Happen As Long As Marchionne is Still In Charge

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‘Outspoken’ is a relatively safe term to describe Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne. The Chrysler head and recently-appointed Ferrari boss spoke candidly on a recent phone interview with financial analysts in regards to an SUV. Continue Reading »

Nissan Has Built the World’s First Seven-Seat Bobsleigh

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When tuning in to watch the Winter Olympics, one thing you certainly won’t see is a bobsleigh with over four teammates onboard—competition is limited to just two and four-person teams. But that minor detail hasn’t stopped Nissan from building the world’s first seven-seat bobsleigh.  Continue Reading »

The Next-Gen Jeep Wrangler Gets Diesel and Hybrid Variants

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For many off-road enthusiasts, the popular Jeep Wrangler has been a last bastion for simple, rugged, all-terrain SUVs, amidst a sea of evermore car-like crossover vehicles. That rugged nature isn’t expected to change, but it will be a bit more high-tech in the coming years.  Continue Reading »

4 Things to Know About the 2017 Ford Bronco (When It Returns)

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If we’re lucky, 2017 could be the year of the Bronco (or Ranger, depending on what Ford decides). But with reports of a reborn Bronco swarming the web, the reality seems closer now than ever before. With that in mind, we called on rendering artist Gabriel Hantig to create a unique vision of the Bronco all our own. Continue Reading »

The 2017 GMC Acadia Closes in on the Yukon

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GMC was once the truck division of General Motors, selling only commercial vehicles, and eventually consumer pickups. Like many other brands, it eventually created more consumer-friendly vehicles like SUVs and crossovers. The latest evolution in that is the debut of the 2017 GMC Acadia, appearing at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week. Continue Reading »

2017 Honda Ridgeline is the Cure for Buying More Truck Than You Need

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You see them all the time. Parked in big box store parking lots, or squeezed into a space at the gym–trucks that are maybe a whole lot more than what the owner needs. Suburban weekend warriors that purchase a pickup simply because they might go to the hardware store or garden center twice a year. My friends, the antidote is here, and it is called the Honda Ridgeline. Continue Reading »

Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept: 5 Things to Know

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Fans of few compromises, Volkswagen has a new crossover SUV for you. Meet the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept—a sporty, hybrid SUV with genuine rough-and-tumble looks and true rock-hopping capability.  Continue Reading »

This Self-Driving Isuzu Vehicross is an eBay Surprise

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Depending on who you ask, the commercially available self-driving car is not far off on the horizon. Tesla continues to push the limits with its Autopilot features and the recently revealed Google-Ford deal could put the Blue Oval at the tip of the autonomous spear. All this, in time.  Continue Reading »

The Edgy Scion C-HR Could Show Its Production Skin in Detroit

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We were kind of enamored with the Scion C-HR concept when it showed up in LA (after its original debut in Paris, 2014). It was unique, it was creative, and it was something we very much wanted to see for sale. Now, it will be—or at least, after it shows up at the Detroit Auto Show next month. Continue Reading »