Archive | 2014
2015 Toyota Camry

2014 NYIAS: Toyota Camry gets unveiled

Are we excited? No, but this isn’t meant to be an exciting car. Toyota has once again very quickly redesigned the Camry midsize family sedan to appeal to everyone and to offend no one. The resulting design is beige and reminiscent of Camries predating the previous incarnation. The massive grille up front ekes out all […]

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2015 Mini Countryman

2014 NYIAS: Mini Countryman revealed

The big Mini is finally out for everyone to squeeze into; fitted with optional ALL4 all wheel drive, the FWD-based chassis has its biggest assignment yet: a lifted hatchback that’s not exactly a crossover, and yet not exactly just a hot hatch either. As has been the case with the new Cooper and Cooper S […]

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2015 Audi A3 TDI Sportback interior

2014 NYIAS: We sniff the 2015 Audi A3 TDI Sportback

Due to what Audi calls an outpouring of enthusiasts’ support, the Ingolstadt-based marque will daylight the premium oil burning hatchback as a model year 2015 offering and will include Audi’s 150 horsepower 2 liter four cylinder mated to a 6 speed S Tronic automatic transmission. The new model will sit alongside the entry level A3 […]

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Report: Land Rover to build off-road biased Discovery based on new model

If you though that Land Rover has softened up the Discovery too much, fear not. Despite the fact that the full-size Range Rover has been riding on a unibody platform for over a decade, it has remained to be a very capable off-road vehicle. That said, the same could be expected for the new Discovery. […]

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Report: Production Volkswagen New Midsize Coupe Concept on the way

AutomotiveNews reports that Volkswagen will be producing the New Midsize Coupe Concept after speaking with representatives at this year’s Beijing Auto Show this past week. According to the report, the concept “closely” previews the production model, which will ride on the brand’s new MQB platform. Production is slated in 2016. The new Midsize Coupe Concept […]

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Report: Audi says Lamborghini Urus to be launched in 2018, considering Q8 SUV too

Audi’s chief, Rupert Stadler, spoke to¬†AutoCar recently, who learned that the production Lamborghini Urus is on track for a reveal in 2018. According to the report, the Urus was supposed to be ready by 2016, but was put on hold until 2017, and now 2018. The production model will resemble the concept greatly and won’t […]

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2014 Beijing: Honda introduces new Concept B in China

Honda brought a new compact five-door designed only for the Chinese market, known as the Concept B. It resembles a compact hatchback that will be geared towards the young Chinese audience when it goes on sale sometime in 2016. The compact five-door will receive a range of four-cylinder engines, including a hybrid powerplant. ¬†The Concept […]

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2014 Beijing: Kia introduces the K4 midsize sedan concept in China

Kia revealed a new midsize sedan at Auto China 2014, which poses as a sort of reengineered clone of our Optima. While there is no official documented connection within the press release, by virtue and intent, the K4 is a Hyundai Sonata competitor for China. Though according to Kia themselves, the new K4 is designed […]

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2014 Beijing: Honda showcases the Spirior Concept in China, hints at next-gen Acura TSX

Our beloved Acura TSX isn’t bespoke to our market by any means, as the compact luxury sports sedan has been sold abroad as the European and Japanese spec Honda Accord. Over in China however, it’s sold as the Spirior, which recently received a conceptual redesign for Auto China 2014. Not much is known about the […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz to possibly rival BMW X4 following Concept Coupe SUV

AutoExpress of the UK supposedly learned that Mercedes-Benz may also jump on the same bandwagon as the BMW X4, following the revealing of the Concept Coupe SUV, which is designed to rival the BMW X6. “Whether we build a car like the X4 depends on whether there’s enough customers,” said Andreas Zygan, a source within […]

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