Tag Archives: Crossovers

2020 Audi RS Q8 to use 680-hp Porsche hybrid powertrain?

Porsche's V-8 hybrid powertrain will be passed around to Audi when it comes time for the RS Q8 to make its official debut, Autocar reported on Monday It's a change from what we've heard in the past. Previously, it was a thought a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 would reside under the hood minus electrification. With Porsche's hybrid system, which benefits the...

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2019 Chevrolet Blazer: it’s back, but it won’t fight the Bronco

What's old is new again, as Chevrolet formally took the wraps off the 2019 Chevrolet Blazer Monday night in Atlanta. Enthusiasts hoping the return of the Blazer nameplate would mean Chevrolet is ready to square off with Ford's upcoming Bronco will be disappointed. The new Blazer trades its namesakes body-on-frame construction with four-wheel drive for a...

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Report: Bentley to introduce Bentayga Sport coupe SUV in 2019

Another Bentley Bentayga variant is reportedly scheduled to join the model's lineup, and it's a coupe-type SUV along the lines of the BMW X6. German publication AutoBild reported a Bentayga Sport will arrive in 2019 and boast the rather controversial proportions that make a "coupe" SUV. The report claims the coupe SUV will boast a freshened design from the...

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Self-driving Volvo XC90 coming in 2021

Volvo's self-driving car plans will reach a milestone come 2021. The Swedish luxury brand told The Car Connection in a Wednesday report that it will sell a Level 4 self-driving crossover SUV in 2021. The brand's Senior Vice President Henrik Green said the next-generation Volvo XC90 will offer the advanced self-driving technology as a "four-figure" premium...

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Report: Lincoln MKC to be renamed Corsair with 2020 redesign

As Lincoln continues to rid its vehicles of the largely unloved MK naming scheme, it appears the MKC will soon be called the Corsair. The current MKC is one of the remaining Lincolns without a name that is an actual word within the brand's current lineup, and Automotive News reported on Monday that Corsair will fall in line with the luxury marque's...

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: eco without compromise

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid's biggest rival might be parked across the showroom. That's because the Cayenne E-Hybrid, with its 445-horsepower hybrid powertrain delivers faster acceleration and better fuel economy than the Cayenne S. Oh, and it's cheaper. The Cayenne E-Hybrid's $80,950 base price is about $3,000 less than the Cayenne S. Compromise...

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: eco without compromise

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid's biggest rival might be parked across the showroom. That's because the Cayenne E-Hybrid, with its 445-horsepower hybrid powertrain delivers faster acceleration and better fuel economy than the Cayenne S. Oh, and it's cheaper. The Cayenne E-Hybrid's $80,950 base price is about $3,000 less than the Cayenne S. Compromise...

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: eco without compromise

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid's biggest rival might be parked across the showroom. That's because the Cayenne E-Hybrid, with its 445-horsepower hybrid powertrain delivers faster acceleration and better fuel economy than the Cayenne S. Oh, and it's cheaper. The Cayenne E-Hybrid's $80,950 base price is about $3,000 less than the Cayenne S. Compromise...

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2019 Ford Edge ST gets Sport mode with rev-matching feature

Ford's performance line will grow to include the 2019 Edge ST this summer, and the automaker is really trying to amp up its family crossover. The 2019 Edge ST will include a dedicated Sport mode with a rev-matching feature when downshifting the 8-speed automatic transmission, the automaker announced last Friday. The rev-matching feature compliments the...

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