Tag Archives: SUVs

Report: BMW X4 claims a $6K premium over the car on which it is based

Though it is a bit more interesting to look at than the X3, one must wonder about the attractiveness of this car to potential buyers. The four door coupe tact worked quite well when Mercedes brought about the CLS, and Audi damn near perfected it with the A7, BMW’s X6 might not have outsold the […]

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Jaguar CX-17 Concept

Report: New Jag SUV sets its sights on the Porsche Macan

Given the size of the CX-17 concept, this may not come as a shock. Furthermore, it would seem a little odd for Jag to crowd the market that their brother company, Land Rover is attempting to suck up with the latest Range Rover. In 2016, one should expect to see Jag’s entrance to the small […]

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BMW 7-Seater X7 SUV Confirmed, will be built in Spartanburg, South Carolina

In a move that will likely pay well for shareholders of BMW, the marque has confirmed that it will start producing a four wheel drive-only seven seater SUV named the X7.  Likely to go up against the likes of the Mercedes-Benz GL, the 7 seater will be the largest SUV ever made by the Munich-based […]

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Reviewed: 2014 Mazda CX-9 brings driving pleasure to the seven seat crossover genre

It’s March in Vermont, this is a time of maple sap running out of the trees, heavy snowfall, and life punctuated only by ski trips and trips to stoke the woodstove. Inoperable are the dirt roads, freezing and thawing with no interest in their summertime draining habits, rutted, sometimes frozen, sometimes wet, every car in […]

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Report: GM recall tally nears 5 million cars

The year has not started off well for GM or for the recent hire of their new CEO, Mary Barra, who will testify before the folks who green-lighted the bankrolling of the company in the first place: the US Congress. GM’s recall is significantly weighted towards the faulty ignition switch found the the Chevy Cobalt […]

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Report: Land Rover mulling an ultra-luxury model above Autobiography

Land Rover may be dipping their toes into the ultra-luxury crossover SUV market, according to IndianAutosBlog, suggesting that Land Rover may be interested in producing a model to compete against Bentley’s recently rumored luxury SUV. The brand’s current design chief, Gerry McGovern, reportedly said the range-topping model will sit above the Range Rover Autobiography. Currently, the most […]

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Report: Jeep CEO tells AutoCar, larger Jeep could be in the works

Following a recent report surrounding the possible reviving of the Grand Wagoneer as a flagship crossover, AutoCar in the UK reports that Jeep’s CEO, Mike Manley, also revealed that a flagship is on the way to replace the defunct Commander. This could bolster previous reports of the Grand Wagoneer return. Manley specifically said that a model will […]

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Report: 200 mph Bentley SUV on the way

Though it’s difficult whether to know to laugh or cry at Bentley’s foray into the SUV market, it would definitely be a shame to see Bentley beat Lamborghini to the 200 mph mark, though according to a new report, that is exactly what Bentley is doing. Lamborghini put out the wild, 7mpg, 126mph, LM002 in […]

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Report: GMC may be in the works with a Hummer-like model

Remember when General Motors tried to make Hummer into a successful SUV brand? While they did have a short-lived spurt, they still ended up kicking the bucket, amidst the recent political and financial climate surrounding oil and gas prices. But GMC doesn’t want to let go of Hummer and is apparently in the works with […]

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1987 Suzuki Samurai

Flashback Review: 1987 Suzuki Samurai: A clock is an optional extra

I cohabited with one of these for quite some time, and learned how to drive stick on it too during my other life in Hawai‘i. The decomposing car pictured lived in the rain forest, which receives 10 feet per year of acid rain. Could the body rust have been repaired? Absolutely. Would it involve a […]

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