Test Drives http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/660921/more en Italian Stallion Stelvio Gallops Into Premium CUV Race http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/italian-stallion-stelvio-gallops-premium-cuv-race <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alfa Romeo ramps up its assault on the premium market with the all-new Stelvio CUV. Based on the same underlying architecture as the Giulia sports sedan, the Stelvio gives buyers a CUV option with Italian flair, engineering and driving dynamics.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/italian-stallion-stelvio-gallops-premium-cuv-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/italian-stallion-stelvio-gallops-premium-cuv-race#comments Public Test Drives Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:02:00 +0000 1900811 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Stelvio holds promise for brand embarked on global rebuilding plan.</strong></p> ’18 Alfa Romeo Stelvio http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-alfa-romeo-stelvio <div class="node-body gallery-body">Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' Italian-designed Giorgio platform spawns a second model, the Stelvio premium CUV, to join the Giulia sedan in the Alfa Romeo portfolio.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-alfa-romeo-stelvio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-alfa-romeo-stelvio#comments Public Test Drives Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:01:00 +0000 1900901 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota Hits Mark With More Driver-Oriented Camry http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/toyota-hits-mark-more-driver-oriented-camry <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Despite segment sales being off nearly 18% so far this year, Toyota is putting full firepower behind the new Camry’s launch, with plans for a record marketing spend that will be twice that for the previous model.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/toyota-hits-mark-more-driver-oriented-camry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/toyota-hits-mark-more-driver-oriented-camry#comments Public Test Drives Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:01:00 +0000 1899051 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Eighth-gen Camry best-performing, most dramatically styled.</strong></p> '18 Toyota Camry http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-toyota-camry <div class="node-body gallery-body">Toyota went to great lengths to distinguish the exteriors of its 4-cyl., V-6 and hybrid Camrys, with unique grille and fascia treatments.The goal set by designers was for each rendition to be recognizable from 200 yards away.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-toyota-camry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-toyota-camry#comments Public Test Drives Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:00:00 +0000 1898991 at http://wardsauto.com Volvo XC60 Attacks Hot Luxury CUV Market http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/volvo-xc60-attacks-hot-luxury-cuv-market <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo rolls out an all-new, second-generation XC60 with aspirations to grow its share of the midsize luxury CUV market similar to the sales gains seen by the Swedish automaker’s award-winning XC90 large luxury CUV.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/volvo-xc60-attacks-hot-luxury-cuv-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/volvo-xc60-attacks-hot-luxury-cuv-market#comments Public Test Drives Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:45:00 +0000 1894841 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Volvo&rsquo;s all-new &rsquo;18 XC60 features sporty lines, punchy powertrains.</strong></p> '18 Volvo XC60 http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-volvo-xc60 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Volvo replaces its best-selling XC60 with an all-new ’18 model that features upgraded powertrains shared with its larger XC90 sibling, fresh and athletic styling and a simple and refined Scandinavian interior. The 9-year-old first-generation model sold nearly a million units globally and was the best-selling premium midsized CUV in Europe.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-volvo-xc60" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-volvo-xc60#comments Public Test Drives Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:44:00 +0000 1893921 at http://wardsauto.com Acura Breathes New Life Into TLX http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/acura-breathes-new-life-tlx <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The near-luxury brand rights the wrongs of the first TLX, specifically by fixing its styling and in-vehicle technology.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/acura-breathes-new-life-tlx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/acura-breathes-new-life-tlx#comments Public Test Drives Tue, 30 May 2017 09:01:00 +0000 1881141 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Refreshed TLX on sale June 1 in U.S.</strong></p> '18 Acura TLX http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-acura-tlx <div class="node-body gallery-body">Acura refreshes the TLX with new diamond pentagon grille, better interior materials and a reworked center stack. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-acura-tlx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/18-acura-tlx#comments Public Test Drives Tue, 30 May 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1881151 at http://wardsauto.com ’17 Nissan Rogue Sport: Beard Preener’s Crossover http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/17-nissan-rogue-sport-beard-preener-s-crossover <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Rogue Sport occupies the fastest-growing segment of a CUV-crazy market where city-centric Millennial buyers want small crossovers with interior versatility and all-wheel-drive capability.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/17-nissan-rogue-sport-beard-preener-s-crossover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/17-nissan-rogue-sport-beard-preener-s-crossover#comments Public Test Drives Thu, 25 May 2017 09:30:00 +0000 1876661 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;17 Nissan Rogue Sport.</strong></p> '17 Nissan Rogue Sport in Nashville http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/17-nissan-rogue-sport-nashville <div class="node-body gallery-body">The all-new '17 Nissan Rogue Sport occupies the hottest segment of the most popular vehicle class in the U.S. and nails exactly what its targeted buyers are looking for in a small crossover.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/17-nissan-rogue-sport-nashville" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/17-nissan-rogue-sport-nashville#comments Public Test Drives Thu, 25 May 2017 09:29:00 +0000 1876411 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;17 Nissan Rogue Sport.</strong></p>