Porsche says Macan is the Indonesian word for tiger, which is more exotic than the German word — tiger. It’s also an improvement on the name many expected — Cajun.
The third-generation Sportage was the first Kia to get the former Audi designer Peter Schreyer’s deft touch. Closely guiding this one as well, Mr. Schreyer w
Visually, only eagle-eyed Porschephiles will spot the redesigned front and back fascia, doors and a rear air intake that gulps more air on the 2017 version. No
But my goodness, automakers hardly made them fashion-forward (looking at you, Odyssey and Quest). Chrysler’s new Pacifica, on the other hand, is like the men of Lake Wobegon: good looking. A surprising number of people, lured by the style, queried me about it. Informed that it replaces the breadbox-inspired Town & Country minivan, one woman responded: “It’s pretty. I’m glad it’s not a van anymore.”
Nowadays? When gas is cheap? This car might have to pull over to make way for the consumer rush back to S.U.V.s, pickups and big crossover vehicles.
This is not an automobile for the masses, given prices that begin at $132,125. But that’s a bargain of sorts considering it is about 70 grand less than the a
Want to know what it’s like to be Oprah? Buy one of these. Fingers point. People jump and scream. Hundreds of smartphone cameras bear down on the sensuous aluminum skin. You’ve been warned.
And this time Nissan is offering a new configuration. The XD model, which creeps up on the three-quarter-ton segment, is more than a foot longer than the stand
The more recent encounter was a new 2017 Turbo S model, in Lava Orange, at Thunder Hill Raceway Park outside of Sacramento. This one I drove. Hard.
All of which makes it easy to understand why Mercedes-Benz C300 Coupe buyers would skip the sedan version, if only for the feel of leaving adult responsibility in the slow lane. Then, too, one need not squint much to see contours of the S-Class Coupe in the C’s lines.