Skip to main content

all-wheel-drive

  • 0
    Report: Thirty-percent of new car sales will be AWD by 2015
    1304506620

    All-wheel-drive continues to infiltrated a range of new vehicles as the added traction and improved capability now appeals to more than just crossover and SUV buyers. The Detroit Free Press reports that AWD is growing exponentially in the U.S., as buyers are increasingly associating the system ...

  • 0
    Rumormill: All-wheel-drive BMW M5 in the cards
    1304447460

    The times, they are a changin'... and so is the BMW M5. Since it hit the streets back in 1985, the M5 has always been a beastly Bavarian that sends power solely to the rear wheels, but now, new reports are stating that the all-new F10 M5 may be available with all-wheel drive. Exact details of ...

  • 0
    Rated M for "Matured" - Nissan readying kinder, gentler GT-R Spec M?
    1237915680

    2009 Nissan GT-R (regular strength version) – Click above for high-res image gallery
    So, you've fallen in love with Godzilla, but the bumps and bruises of everyday life with a stiff-riding supercar matched to a dour (if tech-happy) interior might be too much to bear over the long haul. Well, ...

  • 0
    What's in a Name? BMW to roll out sDrive for rear-drivers
    1228350420

    Remember the good old days when at least BMW nomenclature was straightforward? The first digit designated the series and the second and third the displacement of the engine. Maybe an extra letter would be tacked on, but that was it. Then they started with M this, Z that and X for the SUVs with ...

  • 0
    VW Group's next small-car platform to get AWD across the board
    1210100340

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Audi metroproject quattro Concept.Buyers of the next generation of Volkswagen-developed small cars will have one more option box to tick when placing their order: all-wheel-drive. The new platform, dubbed PQ25, will find its way underneath a handful of new ...

  • 0
    Haldex developing AWD system for Hyundai
    1196084040

    The Swedish engineers at Haldex can finally add an Asian automaker to the ever-expanding list of companies using the firm's all-wheel-drive systems. Haldex currently supplies systems to the entire Volkswagen consortium (from Audi to Bugatti), as well as Land Rover and Volvo. Additionally, the ...

  • 0
    BMW adding all-wheel drive to 3-series coupe
    1187306820

    Reports are coming in that BMW will be launching an all-wheel-drive 335xi Coupe sometime in the first half of next year. It will be the first time all four wheels will be powered on a 3-Series coupe, and the car will stand as a direct competitor to Audi's A5 Quattro coupe. Being coupled with ...

  • 0
    Enter the (drivetrain) rumormill: V6, AWD Corolla on the horizon?
    1180013220

    Our friends over at the Authority of all things Motored came across an interesting interview with Soichiro Okudaira, a Toyota technician, who maintains that the next Corolla may have a large enough engine bay to fit a 3.5-liter V6. The idea is being batted around ToMoCo's executive washroom, along ...

  • 0
    VIDEO: "Not in this Weather" Mercedes ad
    1163550900

    This is a bit of an old commercial, but it's a good one, and since it's resurfaced on the net, we thought we'd give you a chance to enjoy it again... for the first time. The ad is for Mercedes' proprietary 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system and its astonishing homewrecking capabilities. Will the ...

  • 0
    Report: Volkswagen Scirocco green-lighted
    1150373040

    After a seemingly interminable number of artist renderings and computer-generated 'spyshots' (including the shot seen above), AutoWeek says that Volkswagen has given the neo-Scirocco the go-ahead.According to the magazine's sources, buyers can expect the coupe to command $28,000 in base spec ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle