Test Drives http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/66281/more en ’16 Cadillac CTS-V Express Jet for Street, Track http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-cadillac-cts-v-express-jet-street-track <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A 640-hp 6.2L supercharged LT4 V-8 spins up so quickly and pins its passengers into their seats so firmly you’d expect to hear, “flight attendants, prepare for departure,” before taking off.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-cadillac-cts-v-express-jet-street-track" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-cadillac-cts-v-express-jet-street-track#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Cadillac Test Drives Fri, 14 Aug 2015 11:28:00 +0000 1324281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Third time charm for Cadillac CTS-V.</strong></p> '16 Cadillac CTS-V http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-cadillac-cts-v <div class="node-body gallery-body">'16 Cadillac CTS-V tackles legendary Road America course in Elkhart Lake, WI.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-cadillac-cts-v" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-cadillac-cts-v#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Cadillac Test Drives Fri, 14 Aug 2015 11:27:00 +0000 1324321 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 Cadillac CTS-V</strong></p> Road to MBS: Volvo XC90 Promises to Disrupt Premium CUV Segment http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/road-mbs-volvo-xc90-promises-disrupt-premium-cuv-segment <div class="field-deck"> 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Volvo is back in a big way with a groundbreaking vehicle, and everyone in the segment should take note. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/road-mbs-volvo-xc90-promises-disrupt-premium-cuv-segment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/road-mbs-volvo-xc90-promises-disrupt-premium-cuv-segment#comments Public Auto Makers Management & Strategy Dealers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives North America North America - Regional U.S. Sweden Volvo Car 2015 CAR Management Briefing Seminars Autonomous Vehicles Product Development Supercharger Suspension Turbocharger Vehicle Interiors Test Drives Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:41:00 +0000 1324901 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New XC90 offers strong design, great features.</strong></p> Susan Bamford Larger, More Loaded Tucson Stronger Competitor http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/larger-more-loaded-tucson-stronger-competitor <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A well-done interior and great real-world fuel economy offset a smallish cargo area and road noise infiltrating the cabin in the high-end Limited grade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/larger-more-loaded-tucson-stronger-competitor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/larger-more-loaded-tucson-stronger-competitor#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Hyundai Test Drives Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:57:00 +0000 1321811 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 Tucson on sale now at U.S. Hyundai dealers.</strong></p> '16 Hyundai Tucson http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-hyundai-tucson <div class="node-body gallery-body">New third-generation Tucson is bigger and better than its predecessor, with an ultra-luxe interior that clobbers the CR-V and RAV4's. But there are a few drawbacks, notably road noise and a small-ish cargo area.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-hyundai-tucson" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-hyundai-tucson#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Hyundai Test Drives Mon, 03 Aug 2015 09:56:00 +0000 1321771 at http://wardsauto.com Maybach Designed for Moguls, Not Enthusiasts http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/maybach-designed-moguls-not-enthusiasts <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Put yourself in the place of a wealthy businessman in China, who uses the car as a rolling office in giant, traffic-choked cities and it makes perfect sense. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/maybach-designed-moguls-not-enthusiasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/maybach-designed-moguls-not-enthusiasts#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Test Drives North America U.S. Mercedes Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Interior Product Development Seats Test Drives Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:52:00 +0000 1311101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Opulent rear seating area and ultra-quiet cabin distinguish Maybach S600.&nbsp;</strong></p> Mercedes-Benz photo '16 Scion iA and iM http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-scion-ia-and-im <div class="node-body gallery-body">The subcompact Scion iA sedan and compact Scion iM hatchback have a lot of standard goodies for $15,700 and $18,460, including high-quality interior materials and more standard tech and safety features than the competition.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-scion-ia-and-im" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-scion-ia-and-im#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Scion Test Drives Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:02:00 +0000 1305281 at http://wardsauto.com New iA, iM Fresh Blood Scion Needs http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/new-ia-im-fresh-blood-scion-needs <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New B- and C-cars have high-quality interior materials and scads of standard features most competitors lack, although their engines could benefit from more horsepower and torque.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/new-ia-im-fresh-blood-scion-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/new-ia-im-fresh-blood-scion-needs#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Scion Test Drives Mon, 29 Jun 2015 04:01:00 +0000 1304701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;16 Scion iA and iM on sale Sept. 1.</strong></p> Sonata Hybrid Doesn’t Raise MPG Bar, Plug-In Does http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/sonata-hybrid-doesn-t-raise-mpg-bar-plug-does <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The next generation of Hyundai’s midsize hybrid sedan is just on par with the Ford Fusion and Toyota Camry, and underperforms the Honda Accord. The plug-in, thanks to its class-leading range, is a winner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/sonata-hybrid-doesn-t-raise-mpg-bar-plug-does" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/sonata-hybrid-doesn-t-raise-mpg-bar-plug-does#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Hyundai Test Drives Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:01:00 +0000 1289701 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Sonata Hybrid on sale this summer in U.S.</strong></p> '16 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-hyundai-sonata-hybrid-and-plug-hybrid <div class="node-body gallery-body">New Sonata hybrid and plug-in hybrid models are very similar in appearance to the conventional Sonata, minus the addition of unique badging, aerodynamic tweaks. plus unique interior displays. (See related story: Sonata Hybrid Doesn’t Raise MPG Bar, Plug-In Does.)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-hyundai-sonata-hybrid-and-plug-hybrid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/16-hyundai-sonata-hybrid-and-plug-hybrid#comments Public Auto Makers Test Drives North America U.S. Hyundai Test Drives Wed, 10 Jun 2015 11:00:00 +0000 1289791 at http://wardsauto.com