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On Track With a 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

Posted By MattKeegan 1795 days ago on Automotive - The latest rendition of a SportWagen theme. Take a Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, add lift to its ground clearance and imbue this vehicle with all-wheel drive, and what you have is the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack, a new model. Lifted wagons are nothing new — the Subaru Outback is a fine example of one. Even Volvo […]

Bigly Pickup Truck: Nissan Titan Crew Cab

Posted By MattKeegan 1690 days ago on Automotive - Nissan’s all-new Titan strikes a responsive chord. Of the six major automakers with a presence in the US, Nissan is easily outpacing the other five. General Motors, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota and Honda looked on in envy last year as Nissan posted double-digit sales gains. Even as the market begins to pull back slightly, Nissan […]

Ringmaster: 2017 Audi A4 Compact Luxury Sedan

Posted By MattKeegan 1855 days ago on Automotive - With Quattro all-wheel drive, the Audi A4 confidently displays its rings. The Audi A4 is a compact entry-level sedan, one of two such models offered by this German luxury manufacturer. It is sized slightly larger than the A3 and offers standard front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive, the latter based on the brand’s much-heralded Quattro […]

Second Look: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Posted By MattKeegan 1752 days ago on Automotive - Chrysler’s award-winning minivan continues to attract new customers. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. When crossover utility vehicles began to take hold early on in this century, minivan sales were expected to decline, then eventually disappear as models were canceled one by one. Manufacturers such as Ford and GM were among the early casualties, […]

SUV Rising: 2017 Nissan Rogue

Posted By MattKeegan 1837 days ago on Automotive - A compact crossover with a growing audience. The Nissan Rogue was a latecomer to the compact SUV segment, but has certainly made up for lost time. Introduced in 2008 and overhauled in 2014, the Nissan Rogue is now one of the top sellers in the segment, trailing only the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4, and […]

PHEV Minivan: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Posted By MattKeegan 1724 days ago on Automotive - The industry’s first-ever hybrid minivan has arrived. Chrysler arrived late to the hybrid game releasing 2009 MY Dodge Durango Hybrid and Chrysler Aspen Hybrid models in the summer of 2008. Sharing the two-mode hybrid system developed jointly with GM, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz, the Chrysler duo were discontinued a few months later as Chrysler’s survival was […]

Updated 2018 Ford F-150 Features New Gas and Diesel Engines

Posted By MattKeegan 1791 days ago on Automotive - A robust mid-product-cycle update for Ford’s big pickup truck. For 40 consecutive years, the Ford F-150 has been the best-selling pickup truck in America. Indeed, it has also been the best-selling passenger vehicle for most of that time too, a streak that goes back 35 years. Last overhauled in 2015, the 2018 Ford F-150 reflects […]

Driven: 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport

Posted By MattKeegan 1684 days ago on Automotive - An attainable luxury model from Britain’s iconic SUV maker. Consider the Discovery Sport your cost-effective Land Rover, the SUV you’ll want until you can afford a Range Rover. This five-passenger, all-wheel drive utility vehicle starts at under $40,000 and delivers a handsome product in an altogether tidy package. When you think of “Land Rover” there […]

Luxury Fervor: 2017 Jaguar XE

Posted By MattKeegan 1855 days ago on Automotive - If you don’t yet have Jaguar on your luxury vehicle shopping list yet, it is time to include it. Once considered an afterthought in the luxury segment, this distinctly British brand has made a name for itself. A string of new models, including the Jaguar XE, have effectively turned this marque around. A 2017 Jaguar […]

Performance Beast: 2017 Jaguar F-TYPE SVR Coupe

Posted By MattKeegan 1747 days ago on Automotive - When it comes to the F-TYPE, the SVR tops them all. Ever since the F-TYPE leaped upon the world stage in 2014, Jaguar’s sports car has turned heads and invited comparisons to other potent machines, including the BMW Z4, Porsche 911, and the Mercedes-Benz SLK Class, to name a few. Not only did Jaguar seek […]