Archive for the ‘Audi’ Tag

Make Room, Escalade: Cadillac Readying Two New Crossovers

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 9:07 | News | 0 Comment

Cadillac, eager to boost its sales volume, is planning an expansion of its crossover and SUV lineup. Those ambitions will likely result in two new vehicles, one smaller than the Cadillac SRX and a larger, three-row utility vehicle that slots between that model and the Escalade. While the new car-based crossovers will certainly bolster the […]

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Audi TT Coupe (2015) review

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 7:01 | Editor s Picks, Reviews | 0 Comment

Audi’s TT has carved out a niche all of its own in the mainstream coupe heartland. The first-generation TT of 1998 was style personified – a goalpost-mover which recalibrated our ideas of what style meant, and at affordable prices too…. Read more from source:“carmagazine” Incoming search terms:2015 audi coupe, 2015 ...

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10 Green Cars that Don’t Suck: Eco-Excellence at All Price Points

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 17:46 | News | 0 Comment

Mix pious intentions with dreary mechanical bits and then stir in some driving misery, and the result is a “green car.” Green not in the color of its paint, but in the environmental virtue of its engineering and marketing. Green as in economical with fuel but stingy on fun, great with emissions but lousy to […]

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Connected Utility Vehicles: Chevy Adds Wireless Charging, 4G LTE to Suburban and Tahoe

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 16:13 | News | 0 Comment

The 2015 Tahoe gets some techy new options this fall. A burbdozer with a V-8 may not be the predominant family vehicle of choice anymore, but Chevrolet still makes a heavy margin on its Tahoe and Suburban SUVs. As such, it behooves GM to keep refining the tech plowed into what’s fundamentally a mid-twentieth-century design. […]

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2014 Volkswagen Touareg V-8 TDI First Drive: Torque on Torque on Torque

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 14:46 | News | 0 Comment

Until Audi came along with its incredible, 500-hp Q7 V-12 TDI, the Volkswagen Touareg V-10 TDI was the king of the segment. Discontinued in 2010, its final iteration—the R50—served up 350 horsepower and 627 lb-ft of torque. (A less-powerful version was sold in the United States.) But that thing disappeared from our shores years ago, […]

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Mercedes-Benz to Revise Nomenclature: M-class First Up, Becomes GLE-class Early Next Year

Monday, 25 August 2014, 15:55 | News | 0 Comment

We’ve learned that Mercedes-Benz will revise a large chunk of its nomenclature, with the first changes coming early next year. The vehicle at the top of the list is the current third-generation M-class; it is due to be face-lifted in early 2015, and the refresh will bring with it a change to the GLE moniker. The crossover-coupe […]

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More Photos of VW Golf–Based CC Four-Door Coupe Emerge from China

Monday, 25 August 2014, 15:28 | News | 0 Comment

Volkswagen’s newest and smallest four-door coupe will debut in China this week at the Chengdu Motor Show. The Mid-Size Coupe concept version of the car was unveiled in Beijing last April; we first saw leaked images of the production model in the aftermath of the debut, and now 163.com (a kind of Chinese MSN or AOL) has posted ...

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Audi Plans 48-Volt Car Electrical System

Monday, 25 August 2014, 12:16 | News | 0 Comment

Would allow for electric turbochargers. Read more from source:“automobilemag.com”

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2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport Long-Term Test Update: All Aglow in Opulent Blue

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 15:25 | News | 0 Comment

We still get a little tingly when we look at our long-term Opulent Blue Cadillac CTS Vsport test car, and the tingle sinks in deeper when we think about the power under that sultry hood. With its twin turbos, this car makes as much power as another high-profile four-door in our long-term fleet, the Audi […]

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2015 Audi S3 Sedan: Faster Than It’s Big Bro

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 9:55 | News | 0 Comment

So here’s a question for Audi’s marketing department: Why should anybody buy an S4 sedan? The new S3 is cheaper, quicker (4.4 seconds to 60!), and, although this won’t trigger a buying impulse in everybody, considerably cuter. Sure, it’s down a couple of cylinders compared with its bigger brother, and it has to make do […]

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