What may be the Cherokee’s most appealing facet is its macho design. Neither a CRV nor RAV4 – or many others in the segment for that matter – will want to be trapped in a dark alley with the Jeep. This thing just screams aggressive.
The impeccably crafted and smartly engineered Cadillac CTS now deserves a place at the table alongside the Mercedes E-Class and BMW 5-Series. In fact, the CTS might be the one slicing the turkey this year....More
The third-generation CTS deserves five Michelin stars. It gets bigger. It’s more powerful and perhaps most of all, the sport sedan boasts interior styling, technology and functionality superior to any other in its class.
Forgiving a few fit-and-finish issues, the new 2-door fastback delivers a remarkable interior that caters to younger entrepreneurs. The Wraith adds an important new dimension for the iconic British luxury brand....More
Far and away, the most astounding feature of the new Wraith interior is the matte-finish Canadel paneling, made of Brazilian rosewood and named for the cove in France where Henry Royce once vacationed.
When it takes two months to build a Mulsanne – to fabricate and paint the body, to bathe the cabin in finery, to have one guy (Bob Bishop) assemble the 6.75L twin-turbo V-8 – it becomes evident why this car is insanely expensive....More
With so much drooling on about craftsmanship and comfort, it’s easy to forget the Mulsanne is, in the end, a mode of transportation, built to splash through mud puddles, not a work of art to be adored in a museum.
The winners, which include three diesels, an EV, eight engines using direct fuel injection and six with forced induction, emerged from a field of 44 powertrains evaluated by WardsAuto editors in October and November....More
The brand’s North American chief says deliveries could hit 400,000 in fiscal 2016, as recently introduced models gain a firmer foothold and a new assembly plant in Mexico launches production in the spring....More
After four years at its Michigan tech center, IAV’s four dynamometer test cells are fully occupied, and the supplier wants as many as four more. The facility can run every engine test cycle used in every region of the world....More
“The human being is fantastic sensor and analyzer,” Klaus Kompass says. “He is probably the best we have today at analyzing a complete situation with the blink of an eye. We don’t have technical systems that can do that” yet....More