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2018 Mercedes E63 AMG To Gain All-New Drift Mode

On: Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 10:26AM | By: Carl Malek


2018 Mercedes E63 AMG To Gain All-New Drift Mode test 1-1

The Mercedes E63 AMG has already proven to be a very formidable performance sedan entry, especially with the addition of standard all-wheel drive. However, the engineers at Mercedes are always looking for new ways to make the E63 even better and have officially confirmed that it will be coming with an all-new drift mode for the 2018 model year.


2016 Cadillac CT6: The DTS Lives Again!

On: Thu, Sep 8, 2016 at 4:30PM | By: Jon Summers


Cadillac CT6 front test 2

There was some hubbub in the press a few months ago about Cadillac moving to New York, to be re-imagined away from Detroit, the town Antoine de Cadillac himself founded back in 1701. Has this move altered the products? Rather than the 640hp CTS-V (a civilized, less well-known Hellcat, surely?). AutoShopper spent time with the CT6 to find out.


Mercedes Unveils 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe

On: Wed, Sep 7, 2016 at 11:13AM | By: Carl Malek


Mercedes Unveils 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe test 1-1

AMG has been on a product blitz as of late with the in-house tuner unveiling a whole host of AMG-badged models to help expand its profile among customers. The latest model to benefit from the infusion of AMG-branded performance is also arguably its most design-focused model yet, the 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe.


The 2004 VW Touareg V10 TDI -- Proof that "VW Diesel" Wasn't Always a Derogatory Term

On: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 12:33PM | By: Andrew W Davis


VW Touareg V10 TDI  test 2

The Touareg: the VW Group midsize SUV for those too poor to afford an Audi Q7 or Porsche Cayenne. Or that's what most people think. And God forbid you mention your Touareg has a diesel. Most people will keep standing there just long enough to drop their gaze to see if you're wearing socks with your Birkenstocks and invent a sick family member/pet/head-of-state they have to visit—like right now—before they sprint away from you.


 

Buick Unveils Cascada ST, Brings Several Model Exclusive Touches To Buick's Newest Droptop

On: Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 9:04AM | By: Carl Malek


Buick Unveils Cascada ST, Brings Several Model Exclusive Touches To Buick's Newest Droptop test 1-1

Buick's stylish drop top the Cascada has not been in the marketplace for very long, but the luxury brand has already unveiled a new member of the model family that aims to bring newfound levels of sport into its stylish drop top the all new Cascada ST. 


Minitest: 2016 Jeep Renegade

On: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 at 1:37PM | By: Jon Summers


Minitest:  2016 Jeep Renegade test 1-1

Practical, pleasant to drive, and showing some design flair were the impressions left by a few hours spent with a 2016 Jeep Renegade. Chrysler's design team has long been noticeable for their ability to “do the most with the least”—Charger immediately springs to mind—and Renegade is cut from this cloth. In both size and ethos the Renegade reflects the original military Jeep, now reinvented for twenty-first century urban living.


Looking for all the minimalist excitement of an Ariel Atom at a discount AND don't fear death? Then have I got the vehicle for you!

On: Tue, Jun 14, 2016 at 1:01PM | By: Andrew W Davis


1966 Velorex 16/350 test 2

People in my profession—and outside it, too, I suppose—have always railed against government “interference” in the production of vehicles. Sure, the seat belt was a good idea, but airbags, “safety” bumpers, and—more recently—the laundry list of electronic nannies like automatic braking and stability control?


Who or what sets the price of gas? Some insight into this timeless question

On: Sat, May 7, 2016 at 8:26AM | By: Bill Wilson


Gas prices graphic test 2

Anyone who thinks our economic system is sane hasn’t bought a gallon of gas lately. Whether the cost is up or down, it almost never stays the same for long. The price at the pumps gyrates up and down with the maddening frequency of a hyperactive hummingbird. Even more discomforting is the apparent lack of reasons for the constant shift. It’s as if a cabal of fickle service station owners is basing the cost on whatever direction the wind is blowing at any given moment.


Infiniti Introduces All-New Performance Brand

On: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 4:33PM | By: Carl Malek


Infiniti Introduces All-New Performance Brand test 1-1

Infiniti has high hopes for the recently unveiled Q50 Red Sport 400, however, the Red Sport 400 will have a lot more on its plate than just making a good impression when it arrives. According to statements from Infiniti, it will also herald the debut of an all-new performance brand that is set to wage war with BMW's M division and Mercedes-Benz and their in-house AMG performance division.


Jaguar F-Type SVR Leaked, Brings 575 Horsepower To F-Type Ranks

On: Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 4:05PM | By: Carl Malek


Jaguar F-Type SVR Leaked, Brings 575 Horsepower To F-Type Ranks test 1-1

The current generation F-Type "R" model currently holds the mantle as the most powerful F-Type avalible to buyers thanks to its 550 horsepower supercharged V8 engine as well as its slick exterior styling, however thanks to a poorly timed leak by a German importer (which was spotted by the folks at Autovisie,) that model will be surpassed by a new breed of feline that brings more power and technology to the F-Type ranks while also putting established entries from Porsche and BMW in its crosshairs.