Designed at Toyota's Calty Design Studio in Newport Beach, California, the t2b--for "Tall Two-Box"--concept takes everything Scion knows about being hip, cutting-edge, and cool and combines it in one package. The exterior design is partially attributed to seni
Since its 2003 redesign, the Forester has been a popular choice among sensible soccer moms and outdoor enthusiasts, thanks to its rugged-ish styling, all-wheel drive, manageable size, and reputation for safety.
Designed at Toyota's Calty Design Studio in Newport Beach, California, the t2b--for "Tall Two-Box"--concept takes everything Scion knows about being hip, cutting-edge, and cool and combines it in one smart-looking package.
Lexus is adding another weapon to their green-leaning arsenal as they unveil the GS450h sedan, scheduled to reach dealerships in the spring of 2006. It joins Lexus's own RX400h SUV as the only luxury vehicles to offer the improved fuel economy and eco-friendliness of a hybrid powertrain.
The Concept-X2 previews a new smallish Suzuki SUV that will commence production later this year as a 2006 model. The concept more resembles an angry Ford Escape wearing athletic footwear than the Concept-X that Suzuki debuted ten weeks ago at the Detroit auto show.
Nissan continues to explore new opportunities to serve the burgeoning Gen-Y market, a group of customers the company covets but which it admits it currently does not serve well given that its entry-level car in the U.S. is still the dumpling-like Sentra sedan.
The 425-hp Dodge Charger SRT8 is a rockin' muscle car. It would be easy to dismiss it as yet another twin to the Chrysler 300C SRT8 and the Dodge Magnum SRT8, but the Charger establishes itself as the sportiest of its brethren with the firmest suspension calibration of the bunch and look-at-me spoil
Jeep's first entry into the SRT8 club has a lot in common with fellow members--the orange and black paint covering a 6.1-liter Hemi V-8, the SRT racing bucket seats, and the massive exhaust tips poking out in back, for example--but the Grand Cherokee is a stand-out in many ways, despite a ten horsep
SUV buyers who need a third seat have been shut out at Jeep, but that will change with the arrival of the Commander this fall. Essentially a re-bodied Grand Cherokee, the Commander will come with a standard third-row seat, but its accommodations are child-sized.
Jaguar adds some much-needed bling-bling to its XJ sedan with the new top-of-the-line XJ Super V8 Portfolio, which goes on sale in August. The Portfolio takes the Super V8--the supercharged, extended-wheelbase version of the XJ--as its starting point.
SVT, and Carroll Shelby, get back in the Mustang tuning business with the Shelby Cobra GT500, which should arrive in showrooms next spring. In place of the standard Mustang GT's 300-hp, 4.6-liter V-8, the GT500 uses a 5.4-liter engine, supercharged for an estimated 450 hp and 450 lb-ft of torque, ho
Cadillac's two-seat XLR roadster has hardly set Mercedes-Benz aquiver with its sales success, but the high-performance XLR-V might have the chops to win a few sales away from the SL by offering SL55 AMG pace for loaded SL500 money.