Lexus LS+ Concept Is a Flagship Focused on Automated Driving

There are three things auto manufacturers are pretty much required to develop now to stay relevant: electric vehicles, crossovers, and autonomous-driving technology. As to that last one, the industry has decided it’s no longer a question of if driverless cars are coming; it’s a matter of when. Dozens of recent concept cars from all parts […]

VOLVO S90 T6 AWD INSCRIPTION FIRST TEST 2017 : SUAVE SWEDE

2017 Volvo S90 T6 AWD Inscription BASE PRICE $57,245 PRICE AS TESTED $66,105 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, AWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan ENGINE 2.0L/316-hp/295-lb-ft turbo-/supercharged DOHC 16-valve I-4 TRANSMISSION 8-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST) 4,148 lb (55/45%) WHEELBASE 115.8 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 195.4 x 74.0 x 56.8 in […]

NISSAN ALTIMA 2.5 SV FIRST TEST 2017 : STILL A WORTHY PLAYER

2016 Nissan Altima SV (2.5) BASE PRICE $26,295 PRICE AS TESTED $28,935 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, FWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan ENGINE 2.5L/182-hp/180-lb-ft DOHC 16-valve I-4 TRANSMISSION Cont variable auto CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST) 3,266 lb (60/40%) WHEELBASE 109.3 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 191.9 x 72.0 x 57.8 in 0-60 […]

LINCOLN MKZ 3.0T AWD FIRST TEST 2017 : THE SMOOTH SLEEPER

2017 Lincoln MKZ 3.0T AWD BASE PRICE $43,735 PRICE AS TESTED $59,740 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, AWD, 5-pass, 4-door sedan ENGINE 3.0L/400-hp/400-lb-ft twin-turbo DOHC 24-valve V-6 TRANSMISSION 6-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST) 4,293 lb (60/40%) WHEELBASE 112.2 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 193.9 x 73.4 x 58.1 in 0-60 […]

NISSAN TITAN XD V-8 PLATINUM RESERVE FIRST TEST REVIEW 2016

2016 Nissan Titan XD 4×4 Platinum Reserve V8 POWERTRAIN/CHASSIS DRIVETRAIN LAYOUT Front-engine, 4WD ENGINE TYPE 90-deg V-8, alum block/heads VALVETRAIN DOHC, 4 valves/cyl DISPLACEMENT 338.8 cu in/5,552 cc COMPRESSION RATIO 11.2:1 POWER (SAE NET) 390 hp @ 5,800 rpm TORQUE (SAE NET) 401 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm REDLINE 6,300 rpm […]

TOYOTA SEQUOIA 4×4 PLATINUM FIRST TEST 2017: SIZE MATTERS

2017 Toyota Sequoia 4×4 Platinum BASE PRICE $66,310 PRICE AS TESTED $66,724 VEHICLE LAYOUT Front-engine, 4WD, 6-pass, 4-door SUV ENGINE 5.7L/381-hp/401-lb-ft DOHC 32-valve V-8 TRANSMISSION 6-speed automatic CURB WEIGHT (F/R DIST) 6,081 lb (50/50%) WHEELBASE 122.0 in LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT 205.1 x 79.9 x 74.6 in 0-60 MPH […]