Tag Archives: compact luxury SUVs
2014 Buick Encore

Buick Encore resembles a farm-fresh egg, sells quite well

As one of the first players in the entry level luxury crossover segment, Buick seems to have sent a compelling message about the segment and about the brand in general: the rebadged Chevy Trax sold 97,311 copies during 2013 and half of the buyers came over from another brand. Buick tries to cite exterior design as […]

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Report: Maserati Levante SUV will not be based on the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Though it could make sense monetarily, Fiat subsidiaries Jeep and Maserati will stay apart at least for a bit longer. Initial reports suggested that the Maserati Levante SUV would be based off the Jeep Grand Cherokee, but it would appear that it will be based off the Ghibli’s platform. In an interview with, Harald Wester, […]

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2010 Porsche 918 Concept

Report: Porsche CEO delays entry-level roadster project, hints at €300,000+ sports car

Not too long ago, Porsche’s CEO Matthias Mueller leaked word that the Zuffenhausen brand was in the works with an entry-level roadster that would slot itself below the Boxster. However, the approval and success of that project was dependent on the “economic” circumstances and climate. Now, apparently Porsche is delaying the project. ”Possibly we need […]

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BMW’s X1 not coming to US until after midcycle refresh in 2013

BMW of USA has just announced that the X1 definitely won’t be coming to US shores before the X1’s mid-cycle refresh in 2013. BMW said that this is due to a weak dollar to euro exchange rate. “It can be a positive to wait until the mid-cycle change and bring in a freshened vehicle,” said […]

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