we don’t usually do vans. they are mostly deemed less of a workhorse (ample, no less), but the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4×4 definitely deserves a mention because it is now available with 4×4 drivetrain. no kidding. a van. 4×4. how many times did you hear or see a van that has all-wheel drive? that plus the fact that it is coming from the pointed star marque
will the sixth generation pony rise above its competition? frankly, we don’t give a damn, cos’ as it is, the 2015 Ford Mustang is already a drool-worthy vehicle. of course, the pictured ride plays a part in our non-stop salivating syndrome as we go about writing up this article. the ride you see here is the top of the range 5.0-liter V8 GT model (see the badge there?)
during the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, there was another car that had us all excited and it was the Nissan Sentra NISMO Concept. yes. it is a small sedan and yes, it is one that tricked out by the revered NISMO. we haven’t been so excited about Nissan sedan since Primera and the SSS models, but our excitement proved to be
the new 2014 MINI Cooper may look like its predecessor, but it has actually grown in physical size, along side with some cosmetic changes. for starter, it is a little stretched with a longer wheelbase, and it is now wider and taller – all these means the new MINI is not so mini on the inside, which is a merry news for bulkier occupants and their luggages
not that the BMW X6 M needed any, but the iconic M racing stripes does help in getting you the attention you might have craved for and on top of that, visual cues such as massive 21-inch M Performance light alloy wheels, accented with carbon elements will further assure that your M will not go unnoticed.
you may not have a chance to tame the beastly Juke-R and the only other option, the NISMO tricked out Juke only leaves much to be desired, but fret not, cos’ there’s the 2014 Nissan Juke NISMO RS that will lend you up 215 hp (18 horses more than the “regular” Juke NISMO) and up to a peak torque of 210 lb-ft.
there are two things you don’t usually associate with KIA Motors: one, luxury and two, rear wheel drive, but that’s until now. meet the 2015 KIA K900 Luxury Sedan, the new flagship from the Korean automaker that has it sight aim squarely at the luxury sedan segment and it is rear wheel driven.
we bet you didn’t imagine a compact SUV would be part of Porsche’s stable, but the 2015 Porsche Macan SUV is the living proof that wasn’t a dream. three models of the Macan will be offered: the first, dubbed the S1, has a 3.0-liter V6 biturbo engine breathing 340 hp (250 kW); the second, a S Diesel has a 3.0-liter V6 Turbo Diesel with 258 hp (190 kW) on the tap
well, if you are looking forward to the next GT from the Shelby’s stable, you wait it finally over. Shelby American has taken the wrap off the new Shelby GT at the recent 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. based on the 2014 Ford Mustang GT (hence, the look), this Shelby-touched GT will be offered in a 430 hp naturally aspirated model
being a man accustomed to getting only the best, we supposed the news of the 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO must be music to your ears? no? this race-inspired example, which was unveiled at the on-going 2013 Lost Angeles Auto Show, is reeking with 600 ponies and 652 Nm (481 lb-ft) of torque from its 3.8-liter V6 VR38DETT engine and is the fourth model