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2015 Volvo XC90 Interior Revealed Ahead of Exterior

The redesigned 2015 Volvo XC90 may not be making its official debut until August, but the Swedish automaker has just revealed images and details of the three-row crossover’s new elegant interior. The 2015 Volvo XC90 is also the first vehicle to use the automaker’s new Scalable Product Architecture …

2014 Lincoln MKZ 3.7 AWD First Test

Nothing More to Say<p>We’ve already tested the 2013 Lincoln MKZ lineup (Hybrid, 2.0 EcoBoost AWD, and 3.7 AWD), so it comes as no surprise that a mechanically unchanged 2014 Lincoln MKZ 3.7 AWD would put down similar numbers to the last car we tested. The first MKZ we tested was a 2.0 AWD model fitted …

What’s In A Name? Getting Lincoln on the Mark Again

Lincoln is a brand at an inflection point. After years of fumbling for an identity, a suitable one is finally forthcoming. Whether you agree with it or not, Lincoln’s masters have finally settled on a workable future for the brand and they’re executing it. It won’t be easy. Many risks have been and …

Designers Discuss 2015 Ford Mustang Styling (W/Video)

For its sixth installment, the 2015 Ford Mustang gets a complete cosmetic makeover, though it retains many of the styling cues from its predecessors. In these videos, Ford designers discuss how the original pony car’s heritage cues have been reinterpreted for the modern 2015 Ford Mustang.<p>Although …

TOTD: Which Future Car Are You Most Excited For?

There’s never a dull moment in the automotive world since there’s always something new waiting in the wings. We recently reported on a big batch of new cars we will (or may) be seeing in the near future, but which one(s) are you most excited for?<p>There’s something new for just about everyone, …

Ford May 2014 Sales Grow 3 Percent

Ford turned things around after a minor slump <b>last month</b>, recording a mild 3 percent sales growth compared the previous May. Ford’s 254,084 units sold in May were solid, but Ford is still 0.9 percent behind its sales at this time in 2013, with 1,047,968 vehicles sold. In an uncommon turn of events, …

Ford Lightweight Concept First Look

Lightening Up: Ford/Magna/DOE Project Trims Fusion’s Weight to Match Fiesta’s<p>While building millions of pickups with aluminum bodies certainly signals a good-faith effort at boosting fuel economy, that ambitious program alone won’t achieve Ford’s total CO2-reduction goal. So the company has teamed …

We Drive Ford's Ingenious New Adaptive Steering System

After a decade or so pondering how steering could be improved to enhance both maneuverability and cruising composure, Ford engineers have invented an ingenious Adaptive Steering system they hope to produce for sale in less than a year.<p>Ford’s new guidance system changes the steering ratio according …

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible vs. 2014 Jaguar F-type V-8 S | Comparison Test

From the June 2014 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>The Chevrolet Corvette convertible and the Jaguar F-type V-8 S we’ve gathered here fulfill the basic tenets of the hot-rod faith. Window-shattering V-8? Check. Two seats tucked into a body that will draw longing stares and disapproving looks? Check. Guy …

2014 Audi Allroad Quattro vs. 2014 BMW 328i xDrive Sports Wagon, 2015 Volvo V60 T6 AWD R-Design | Comparison Test

Three’s a trend, but something short of a comeback. Even with enough wagons clustered in one segment to warrant our first roundup in 13 years, the two-box car remains endangered. The taller, truckier version of the wagon, the compact crossover, now dominates the market for utility vehicles. Case in …

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Interior Spied

The next Ford Mustang GT500 will surely be fast, loud, and will look awesome. But despite some rumblings from our sources and previous GT500 spy shots, we haven’t had solid information about the underhood plans until now.<p>These three new interior shots include a glimpse at the next GT500’s …

How Ford Secretly Tested F-150 Aluminum Beds in 2011

Ford has divulged that it delivered six F-150 pickups to three fleet customers beginning in 2011 without telling them that the trucks’ beds were made from aluminum. The idea, of course, was to test the planned switch to the lightweight metal for the 2015 F-150<p>The three companies knew they were …

5 Cool Rolls-Royce Design Details, Starring the 2014 Wraith

What makes Rolls-Royces special, besides astronomical price tags, hedonistic luxury, minuscule production numbers, and outsized presence? Clever details, of course! We had a 2014 Wraith coupe in the office this week, and we thought it would be fun to show some of what Goodwood puts into its cars to …