Monday, August 21, 2017

BMW's Z4 And Z4 Concept Makes World Debut

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

2017 Land Rover New Discovery HSE Luxury 4WD: A New Look, New Name

Highlight: The second and third row seats can be reconfigured using an App or the main touchscreen display from inside the New Discovery.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $82,300 (Base Model: $50,985)

Seating Capacity: 5 or 7

Standard Safety Features: ABS; airbags; a rearview camera; a rear parking aid; rear sensing windshield wipers; a tire pressure monitoring system; a stability control system;  a traction control system; a compact spare tire; daytime running lights; perimeter alarm; and a hill start assist system

Saturday, August 12, 2017

2017 Audi Q7 2.0T AWD: The Brand’s Three-Row Crossover

Highlight: A night vision assistant to detect pedestrians and large animals is available for the first time.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $59,450 (base 2.0T-liter AWD $50,875)

Seating Capacity: 7

Standard Safety Features: airbags; ABS; LED daytime running lights; electronic stability control system; electronic parking brake; front and rear parking sensors; a rear camera; an automatic forward collision braking system; and a tire pressure monitoring system

Thursday, August 10, 2017

TBT: One Of America's First Black Car Dealers

Edward Davis, who secured a Studebaker franchise in the early 40s, became the first black inductee into the Automotive Hall of Fame.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

2017 Ford Edge Sport AWD: An Athletic And Bold Five Passenger Crossover

Highlight: This is the only vehicle in the segment, offering an automatic  assist system for both parallel and perpendicular parking.

Test Vehicle’s MSRP: $46,980 (Base Model: $29,845)

Seating Capacity: 5

Standard Safety Features: ABS; airbags; an electronic brake distribution system; an electronic stability control system; a rear view camera; a hill start assist system; and a tire pressure monitoring system

Base Standard Features: 18-inch wheels; a 6-speed automatic transmission; a push button ignition starter;  a cargo net; single zone a/c system; leather-wrapped gear shift knob; manually operated front bucket seats; cloth seats; steering wheel paddle shifters; a manually operated tilt/telescopic steering wheel; rear cargo tie down nets; and Ford’s SYNC system

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Pioneering Car Designer Ed Welburn Inducted Into Prestigious Automotive Hall Of Fame

Recently, Edward Welburn was inducted into the Automotive Hall Of Fame. Being inducted into this prestigious club is like receiving a medal of honor from the President of the United States. Its truly the pinnacle of one's career. Welburn, who spent his 44-year career at GM, had to take a non traditional patch to becoming a car designer. Welburn, who was rejected by every design school in the 60s, according to an interview he conducted with Ebony Magazine, landed at Howard University, a Historically Black College and University.