Our post-post-modern age is subject to all kinds of ambiguities, sub-niches, gender-bending and confusion. In that sense, the BMW X4 that we recently drove for a week is a product of our times. It’s a coupe-like luxury crossover. For us, as delightful as the acceleration and handling was—after all, it’s a Bimmer—we could never quite figure out what segment of vehicle we were driving.
The 2015 BMW X6 M is the baddest performance SUV or SAC (Sports Activity Coupe) on the market. With a combination of rabbit-like agility, turbo technology, high-performance braking and the intelligence of Apple’s iOS, this Bimmer Beast is more dominant than Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch on a go-kart. Acceleration? Check! Dynamic? Check! Technology? Check!
Looks like a truck, drives like a crossover, has four doors, and holds five passengers. Either Hyundai is introducing one confused vehicle or they have a vision to the future that we cannot see. The Hyundai Santa Cruz–a crossover truck concept under code name HCE-15–was revealed to the press at the 2015 North American International […]
Hot on the heels of its Golf being named the North American Car of the Year (having found out about the award literally three hours before the company’s presentation began), Volkswagen brought out a new vision of a future crossover at the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The Cross Coupé GTE […]
The Geolander H/T G056 is Yokohama’s long lasting all-season tire designed for small trucks and SUVs. With a 70,000 mile treadwear warranty, this highway terrain tire is engineered to provide years of trouble free driving, as well as exceptional all-weather handling. eBay Motors will be conducting an extended test of the all-season version of the Geolander H/T G056 tires with reports posted at three, six month, and 12 month intervals. Our test mule for this exercise is a trusty 2009 Ford Escape Hybrid.
The 2016 Kia Sorento made its North America debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show and marks the start of the crossover’s third generation. The latest Sorento features brand new exterior styling and a complete makeover of the interior. The new, more modernized look involves rounded corners, new headlights and taillights, a revised front […]
Sport-utility vehicles are the automotive world’s jacks-of-all-trades, combining a light duty truck’s work capability with family-friendly interiors and in some cases, four-wheel drive. The product strategy for SUVs is similar to that of light duty trucks: offer the customer a wide variety of powertrain options so he can spec out the vehicle to meet his […]