Tag Archives: Crossovers

Report: Mercedes-Benz mulling a super-luxo GL SUV?

Australian media reports that Mercedes-Benz might be considering a more luxurious version of the GL-Class to follow in the footsteps of the new S-Class, which is anticipated to receive a larger and touted up version known as the Pullman. According to Motoring.com, rumor has it that Mercedes-Benz is developing a subdivision to their lineup that could […]

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Volkswagen confirms new SUV, to be produced in Chattanooga

Volkswagen recently confirmed that their new CrossBlue Concept-based SUV is to be built at the automaker’s assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, home to where the current Passat is also built. Click here for our original post on the 2013 Volkswagen CrossBlue Concept from the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. The new SUV is built on the automaker’s latest […]

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Audi build’s six millionth vehicle equipped with Quattro

Audi recently celebrated a major milestone by producing its sixth millionth vehicle ever to be equipped with the Ingolstadt automaker’s patented Quattro all-wheel drive system. Although the association of Quattro all-wheel drive with the Four-Ringed brand, Audi still produces two-wheel drive models in their most basic form. But today, more than half of all new […]

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Report: Volkswagen developing five- and seven-seat Tiguan

Volkswagen is apparently adamant about expanding its Tiguan lineup with an additional seven-seat model, next to the already preexisitng five-seater version. And this is a little bit confusing since Volkswagen already confirmed the arrival of their new seven-seat crossover based on the CrossBlue Concept, making it seem a bit redundant. AutoCar however says that the […]

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Volvo builds last of the current first generation XC90

Volvo officially announced to be building the last of the XC90 at their plant in Torslanda, Sweden, after 12 years in production–the old dog will be replaced next month by the all-new second generation XC90. Click here for more news on the Volvo XC90. The last model will be the 636,146th XC90 ever built in […]

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Report: New details surface for Infiniti QX30

Nissan’s current chief of planning, Andy Palmer, spoke with AutomotiveNews about Infiniti’s new compact entry-level crossover, the QX30. The new QX30 is destined to fulfill the role of competing against the Audi Q3, the BMW X1, and the Mercedes-Benz GLA. Expect the QX30 to also be sold globally after the Q30 entry-level sedan is launched, sometime in mid-2015. […]

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Report: 2017 BMW X3 to gain M40i and X3 M versions

Germany’s AutoBild reports that the BMW X3 will be getting some new variants added to its portfolio. Details are sparse, but so far, word is the next-generation X3 will be built on the same platform as the new and incoming X4. With that, in addition to the typical turbo-four and turbo-six engines with expected power boosts, […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz working on e-turbo engines

Australia’s Drive is getting the scoop on some apparent new powertrains with Mercedes-Benz, after speaking with AMG’s powertrain chief, Jochen Martin Schmid, who said the company may be working on electric turbochargers. Recently, Audi was rumored to be working with the same technology as automakers continue to onslaught on fuel economy. “There are many companies […]

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Report: The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be different for US

Mitsubishi has been remaining fairly quiet on the new car front with many of us wondering if they’re going to even last that much longer stateside. In a recent report from AutoBlog, word is that Mitsubishi is still working on an Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle and as of now, the small Japanese automaker is trying […]

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Volvo confirms 2015 XC90 “T8″ plug-in hybrid with 400hp turbo-four

Volvo is preparing to unleash one of its most crucial and highly-anticipated models: the 2015 XC90 crossover, especially since the current and first generation model has been with us for over 10 years. Despite its age, it remains to be a top and popular choice among the crossover SUV crowd. But the new second generation […]

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