Archives for Luxury Car

Top 10 Vehicles that Deserve Two-Door Coupe Variants

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Not as many two-door coupes are available today as there once were, and we think that’s a shame. From a subcompact four-door hatchback to a pricey and powerful luxury SUV, we’ve found 10 gaps in the new car market where we’d like to see two-door variants of four-door sedans, hatchbacks, and SUVs. While a handful ...

Thread of the Day: 2014 Chevrolet Impala or 2013 Buick LaCrosse?

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In our recent 2014 Chevrolet Impala First Drive, Frank Markus found the large front-drive sedan to be “big, strong, smooth, and stylish,” much like family sedans of the 1960s. The 2014 Impala impressed with its quiet interior and surprisingly good handling, which makes us wonder whether the new Impala will make prove trouble for the ...

By the Numbers: Fascinating Stats from Nearly 20 Years of Neiman Marcus Cars

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Consider it the ultimate present for the fashionista and car enthusiast in your life – It’s the Neiman Marcus Christmas Book car, which is sold just once a year and in limited quantities. This year’s car was the 2013 McLaren 12C Spider and all 12 copies of the $354,000 drop-top were spoken for in less ...

Chevrolet Cruze and Silverado are GM’s Best-Sellers; GM Sales Up To 195,764 Units

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Thanks to all of its brands being up, General Motors saw its sales rise 4.7 percent year-over-year to 195,764 units in October 2012. Interestingly, the two mass-market brands Chevrolet and GMC both stayed relatively flat – the former rising 2.7 percent to 135,305 units and the latter rising 6.2 percent to 33,570 – while both of ...

Chevrolet Malibu, Buick LaCrosse Production Idled Again to Reduce Inventory

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The plant that builds the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu and 2013 Buick LaCrosse sedans is being idled again, Automotive News reports. To reduce inventory, production at GM’s Fairfax plant in Kansas City will be suspended for two weeks to better match supply with demand. After production goes on pause for the next two weeks, it is ...

Thread of the Day: Name an Upcoming Car You Hope Will Perform Well

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With the auto show season well underway, many concept cars and future production models are on display. While futuristic concept cars often get our attention, the vehicles heading to showrooms make the biggest difference for automakers and enthusiasts. In light of all the upcoming production cars on the way this year, we want to know ...

GM OnStar Glitch Affects 60,000 Vehicles Including 2013 Chevy Cruze, Equinox

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General Motors has discovered a software issue affecting the OnStar system on about 60,000 vehicles. An Automotive News report says the glitch affects the following model year 2013 cars and crossovers: Chevrolet Cruze, Equinox, and Volt; Cadillac XTS and ATS; Buick Verano; and GMC Terrain. A number of 2012 Cadillac SRX crossovers also have ...

Your Say: Top 10 New Cars to Put in a Time Capsule for 25 Years

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With concerns of depleting nonrenewable energy sources and constantly evolving automotive technology, we have no idea what the automotive landscape will look like in 2038. Highways full of autonomous and fully electric cars are a possibility, though anything is possible. Earlier this month, we asked our readers what new car they would put in a time ...

2014 Cadillac CTS: 420-HP Twin-Turbo V-6, 0-60 MPH in 4.6 Seconds

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The 2014 Cadillac CTS will be offered with a 420-hp twin-turbo 3.6-liter V-6 engine mated to an eight-speed automatic, the automaker has revealed. The 2014 CTS debuts at the upcoming New York auto show, but it’s been confirmed that the 2014 Cadillac XTS will get a version of the new twin-turbo V-6, as well. In the ...

Thread of the Day: Should the Camaro Get Cadillac’s Twin-Turbo V-6?

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With the recent news that the 2014 Cadillac CTS and 2014 Cadillac XTS will benefit from a 410-420-hp twin-turbo V-6, our readers have wasted no time trying to figure out in what GM product the new engine should be added to. After all, if that thumping heart could help a non-V CTS reach 0-60 mph ...