Skip to main content

awd

  • 0
    2010 Suzuki SX4 SportBack takes more to the streets, less to the fields
    1251135060

    2010 Suzuki SX4 SportBack - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've praised Suzuki's SX4 Crossover in these pages before. With its quasi-softroader abilities, surprisingly direct steering, segment-exclusive all-wheel drive and generous equipment levels, the cheap n' cheerful hatchback has ...

  • 0
    Review: 2010 Volvo XC60 delivers on looks and lux - handling, too. Nav? Not so much.
    1249401360

    2010 Volvo XC60 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volvo has seen better days. Just a few short years ago, the Swedish automaker was the lone bright spot in Ford's European luxury operation, boasting impressive sales and actual profits. Fast-forward to 2009, and the situation couldn't be ...

  • 0
    The all-wheel drive Mini has arrived... sorta [w/VIDEO]
    1248802080

    The Mini Tec AWD Mini – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you want a chunky Mini CUV, you don't need to wait for the Mini Countryman – you can have this Frankenstein'd love child of a vintage Mini and a Honda engine and all-wheel drive powertrain instead. The folks at Mini Tec ...

  • 0
    REPORT: 2010 Suzuki SX4 to gain front-drive SportBack trim, power boost
    1247668200

    Suzuki SX4 Crossover – Click above for high-res image gallery Suzuki's upstart SX4 Crossover has continually surprised and delighted the automotive press with perky driving dynamics and nifty features like standard pop-up navigation. While we enjoyed the SX4 Sport we tested last year, we ...

  • 0
    First Drive: 2010 Subaru Legacy improves commercial appeal, retains character
    1246290900

    2010 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For one reason or another, we've always thought that if you delved deep enough into the history of Subaru, you'd discover the Japanese automaker is, in fact, Swedish. One can imagine rifling through the company's dusty ...

  • 0
    2010 Subaru Legacy to start from $20,690*
    1241024400

    2010 Subaru Legacy – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Subaru has just stuck a Monroney on its 2010 Legacy, and the new all-wheel drive sedan will start at $20,690 (*$19,995 + $695 destination). According to the Japanese automaker, that's a handy $800 less than last year's model. For ...

  • 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
    Review: 2010 Ford Fusion Sport
    1234803480

    2010 Ford Fusion Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When Ford introduced the Ford Fusion back in 2005, the Blue Oval's midsize sedan was a pleasant surprise. Ford delivered vastly improved quality while also offering impressive driving dynamics, room for five adults and a choice ...

  • 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
    Moscow 2008: Lexus LS460 AWD
    1219745460

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Lexus LS460 AWD.The Moscow Auto Show seems like the perfect place for Lexus to unveil the all-wheel-drive version of its LS460. Russians have a torrid love affair with rolling living rooms, evidenced by the 7-series and S-class-lined streets of Moscow's ...

  • 0
    Moscow Preview: Lexus to show LS460 AWD
    1219089540

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Lexus LS460 AWD.The Moscow International Auto Show is shaping up to be a serious event. Audi is showing off the RS6 sedan, Mazda is bringing a new crossover concept, Mitsubishi will debut the redesigned Pajero Sport and plan on plenty of Lada love to spread ...

  • 0
    Ford working on high-performance Fusion GT, EcoBoost 'Stang on hold
    1215446280

    "The poor man's Audi S4." That's what Motor Trend is tentatively dubbing the Ford Fusion GT, an EcoBoost-powered, SVT-massaged version of the automaker's staid sedan. According to the buff book, Ford will equip the Fusion GT with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6, producing around 340 hp, still short of the ...

  • 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
    Review: 2008 Volvo XC70 [w/VIDEO]
    1205424300

    2008 Volvo XC70 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While station wagons are a very big part of the European automotive landscape, here in the States the two-box design sells much better when it's a crossover. We Americans don't have many choices on the true wagon front, mostly because ...

  • 0
    Subaru may offer diesel version of WRX
    1202742120

    Hot on the heels of news that Subaru will be showing off a 147-hp diesel boxer in the Legacy and Outback next month in Geneva, the Japanese automaker is rumored to be considering an oil-burner for its tuner favorite WRX. It appears Subaru may have a winner with its 2.0L turbo-diesel powerplant, ...

  • 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
    Subaru considering offering non-boxer, non-AWD models
    1195567080

    Subarus have sported standard AWD since the 80s, well before most other automakers even bothered with the technology. That, partnered with its boxer engine, goes together like peanut butter and jelly. But the Japanese automaker has to begin worrying about fuel efficiency and emissions, so the two ...

  • 0
    Torque Vectoring: The future of AWD
    1192374180

    The F-16 is inherently unstable and cannot fly without computerized nannies to keep it aloft. As AWD systems in cars get more complex and can do more things more quickly, one wonders if there will come a time when we'll be absolutely unable to drive without gizmos to make sure rubber stays on ...

  • 0
    Infiniti G37 coupe to get AWD
    1188569220

    Official word has yet to come down from on high, but it's pretty much a foregone conclusion that the Infiniti G37 will eventually get AWD hardware. Potential buyers are asking dealers, who are in turn asking Infiniti about channeling the VQ's urge through all four wheels. The M45 and G35S will both ...

  • 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 ...

Loading

Loading
Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle