Vehicle Test Drives http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/66021/more en Will Navigator Help Lincoln Find Its Way? http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/will-navigator-help-lincoln-find-its-way <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Vehicle Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The refreshed Navigator comes with a stout new powertrain, advanced adaptive suspension, new seats, exterior cosmetic updates, a user-friendly interface and a leather-wrapped instrument panel with distinctive cross-stitching.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/will-navigator-help-lincoln-find-its-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/will-navigator-help-lincoln-find-its-way#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America North America - Regional U.S. Lincoln Gasoline Headliner Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Product Development Sales Results Suspension Turbocharger Vehicle Assembly Vehicle Interiors Vehicle Test Drives Cadillac Escalade continuously controlled damping EcoBoost fit-and-finish handling Lincoln Navigator V-6 V-8 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:02:00 +0000 1117251 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Refreshed Navigator goes on sale in October.</strong></p> ’15 Lincoln Navigator http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-lincoln-navigator <div class="node-body gallery-body">The upgrades to Navigator are appreciated, although there wasn’t much budget to change the overall aesthetic inside or out or to address interior fit-and-finish shortcomings, such as the substandard trimming of the headliner. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-lincoln-navigator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-lincoln-navigator#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America North America - Regional U.S. Lincoln Gasoline Headliner Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Instrument Panel Product Development Sales Results Seats Suspension Turbocharger Vehicle Assembly Vehicle Interiors Vehicle Test Drives Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:01:00 +0000 1117311 at http://wardsauto.com Range Sole Compromise With New e-Golf http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/range-sole-compromise-new-e-golf <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Vehicle Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Volkswagen’s first EV for the U.S. market comes with all the room, comfort and drivability of the standard Golf 5-door.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/range-sole-compromise-new-e-golf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/range-sole-compromise-new-e-golf#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Volkswagen Electric Vehicles Vehicle Test Drives Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:35:00 +0000 1097071 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Instant-on torque means e-Golf can outrun GTI to 30 mph.</strong></p> '15 Volkswagen e-Golf http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-volkswagen-e-golf <div class="node-body gallery-body">Some stylistic and aerodynamic tweaks separate the e-Golf from the conventionally powered model, but more impressive is how much the two cars are alike in packaging, ride and handling</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-volkswagen-e-golf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-volkswagen-e-golf#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Volkswagen Electric Vehicles Vehicle Test Drives Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:34:00 +0000 1097111 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Gets Rockin’ Down Highway http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/ford-gets-rockin-down-highway <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Vehicle Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ford Transit earns a standing ovation for its excellent 5-cyl. diesel engine, two wide-swinging rear doors, a side slider and a full-length vinyl floor covering that is heavy-duty, sweepable and easily cleaned.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/ford-gets-rockin-down-highway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/ford-gets-rockin-down-highway#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives Diesel Resource Center North America North America - Regional U.S. Ford Diesel Fuel Economy Vehicle Interiors Vehicle Test Drives Exhaust Tones Ford Transit 250 HR Van Ford Transit Connect Nissan NV 3500 Nissan NV200 Ram Cargo Van Ram ProMaster Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:33:00 +0000 1095471 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ford Transit van swallows up Exhaust Tones&rsquo; band gear</strong>.</p> ’15 Ford Transit 250 HR Van http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-ford-transit-250-hr-van <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ford Transit van is big enough to fit Keith Richards’ wardrobe and all of his on-stage amplifiers (a wall of nine speaker cabinets and amps) and guitars, as well as the medicine chest of tonics, pain killers and other substances necessary to keep him alive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-ford-transit-250-hr-van" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-ford-transit-250-hr-van#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives Diesel Resource Center North America North America - Regional U.S. Ford Diesel Engines Fuel Economy Product Development Vehicle Interiors Vehicle Test Drives Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:32:00 +0000 1095481 at http://wardsauto.com TLX: Acura’s New-Old Car http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/tlx-acura-s-new-old-car <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Vehicle Test Drive </font color="#8005</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The TLX is Acura’s new, technology-rich midsize sedan, but it looks a lot like the models it replaces, not a good thing when needing to stand out in a segment that is shrinking.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/tlx-acura-s-new-old-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/tlx-acura-s-new-old-car#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Acura Vehicle Test Drives 320i 328xi Acura BMW cars CUVs direct injection dual-stage intake ILX Lexus Mat Hargett MDX Mercedes RDX RLX sedan TL TLX TSX Type-S Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:33:00 +0000 1091291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Acura TLX on sale now in U.S.</strong></p> '15 Acura TLX http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-acura-tlx <div class="node-body gallery-body">On the outside, Acura's new midsize TLX sedan bears too close of a resemblance to the model it replaces. 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(See related story: The TLX: Acura’s New-Old Car.)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-acura-tlx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-acura-tlx#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Acura Vehicle Test Drives Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:32:00 +0000 1091511 at http://wardsauto.com ATS Coupe Another Compelling Cadillac http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/ats-coupe-another-compelling-cadillac <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Vehicle Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new 2-door variant of the brand’s midsize sport sedan is a winner, and should draw more attention to the struggling ATS lineup.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/ats-coupe-another-compelling-cadillac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/ats-coupe-another-compelling-cadillac#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicle Test Drives North America U.S. Cadillac Vehicle Test Drives 2-door 4-door ATS BMW 4-Series Cadillac Coupe Dave Masch direct injection General Motors gm Magnetic Ride Control sedan turbo turbocharged Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:45:00 +0000 1089041 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;15 Cadillac ATS coupe arriving at dealers now.</strong></p> '15 Cadillac ATS Coupe http://wardsauto.com/vehicle-test-drives/15-cadillac-ats-coupe <div class="node-body gallery-body">The wreath brand's newest 2-door is stylish and full of technology, with mixed levels of comfort and performance. 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