Ford has made some bold moves when it comes to offering unique powertrains with vehicles. The Fiesta SFE EcoBoost is possibly the boldest powertrain offering for a subcompact vehicle. While the base Fiesta and most of its competitors offer standard 4-cylinder powertrains, the SFE EcoBoost is a unique option that cuts off one cylinder to […]
We tested the 2015 Acura RLX Advance and at $61,345 as equipped, it includes a lot of equipment that included the Tech, Krell Audio and Advance packages (all rolled up into the Advance model). Since the RLX is the flagship sedan in Acura’s lineup, we had high expectations and were not disappointed. Its refined ride and handling, and a roomy, smart-looking interior sets the RLX on a level that surpasses the old Acura RL it replaced.
Middleburg, Virginia is only an hour’s drive outside of metropolitan Washington, D.C., but it is a world apart from the hustle and bustle of our nation’s fair capital. Instead of crowded city streets where cabs, buses and bicycles vie for space between tall buildings, there are two-lane country roads meandering their way around horse farms […]
The 2014 Volvo XC60 is a mid-size crossover/SUV that has distinguished styling, an extensive list of safety equipment, and all-weather capability. Handsome and chiseled from almost any angle, the XC60 defies the stodgy look of its Swedish wagon brethren and carries a certain savoir faire attitude. The interior is distinctly Scandinavian — with its floating center stack, dial-operated console, and supportive leather seats that are comfortable for hours — it has a look and feel that can match up to the best European cabins on the road today.
The desert-racing-inspired SVT Raptor stands apart from all other pickup trucks and we go full throttle at Miller Motorsports Park doing jumps and rock climbing. At the opposite end of the Ford F-Series lineup is the F-150 FX2 Tremor which is configured for sporty driving on the street. Which do you prefer?
Likes: Off-road performance Powertrain Dislikes: Interior/exterior styling Fuel economy For the 2014 model year, Nissan hasn’t changed much of anything on the Frontier. However, you don’t fix what isn’t broken. And with the Nissan Frontier’s off-road performance, there is little to fix. Before we get to the review, let’s state the obvious, the current-generation Nissan […]