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The 2014 Nissan JUKE is Fun, Funky and Functional

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By the time the Nissan JUKE made its debut in 2010, Americans were getting used to the new wave of “funky” compact crossovers such as the Scion xB and xD and the Nissan cube. In addition to their names defying the rules of capitalization, their overall design defied the norm of consumers expected in a compact crossover. These compact crossovers ... Read More »

Celebrating 25 years of the Land Rover Discovery

Land Rover Discovery-3

  In case you haven’t been caught up in the celebrations just yet, Land Rover is throwing a huge party in honour of it being 25 years since the first Discovery 4×4 rolled off the production line. The British car giant is marking the occasion by launching the Land Rover Discovery Exclusive XXV Special Edition; a SUV packed with award-winning ... Read More »

At last! A Range Rover for the greener generation

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The new Range Rover hybrid represents a significant move in the green motoring genre, and the car itself doesn’t disappoint. Most RR enthusiasts will be delighted to discover that little has changed in the vehicle’s core values. Greener, yes, but no less robust. On the road, it’s magnificent, while on the rockier terrain, it’s as impressive as ever. While few ... Read More »

Nissan Pathfinder SL 4×4

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  The Nissan Pathfinder is a new type of sports utility vehicle. Gone are the days when the bodies of these vehicles were as rugged as trucks. The crude image has been shelved aside by sports utility vehicles, with most of the modern options having lighter architectures and more appealing interiors. The Nissan Pathfinder is simply the latest in a ... Read More »

2013 Toyota Hilux

2013 HiLux 4x2 SR Double-cab

  The legendary Hilux started its life in 1968 and has remained a popular workhorse ever since. The Toyota took over Hino in 1960s and was looking to enter then burgeoning light pickup truck market and replace the Corona and Crown based utes. The result was Hilux – based on Hino Briska – that offered some serious competition in the ... Read More »

2013 Toyota Land Cruiser 70

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  The iconic 70 series Land Cruisers remains a true workhorse around the globe.  Originally introduced in 1984, this highly capable off-roader never left anyone disappointed.  The vehicle has been renowned for its sheer prowess and off road capabilities. It remains a true successor to the famous 40 series. Over the past 29 years, the vehicle went through many changes ... Read More »

The All-New 2014 Porsche Macan

Porsche Macan

  Prompted by the success of its Cayenne SUV and a plethora of new compact Luxury crossovers mushrooming, the executives at Porsche formally decided to launch a new luxury SUV in the compact segment to compete with the likes of Range Rover Evoque, Volvo XC60, Mercedes GLK and the BMW X1 & X3. The Macan will be the second SUV ... Read More »

A look at the 2013 Porsche Cayenne lineup

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  The Porsche Cayenne is a mid-size luxury SUV made by Porsche since 2002.  The Cayenne has evolved into two generations and has been a commercial success for Porsche which has never produced SUV’s prior to the debut of the Cayenne.  The Porsche Cayenne shares its underpinnings with the Audi Q7 and VW Touareg.  The vehicle is noted for its ... Read More »

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander

  All new 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander is out for 2013 and beyond. The successful model for Mitsubishi got quite a nice upgrade in terms of design, safety, and engines. The new Outlander looks much more mature and refined and it has an almost luxurious look, we might add. The 2013 model is the third generation of this Japanese workhorse. This ... Read More »

2013 Land Rover LR4

2013 Land Rover LR4

  The Land Rover LR4 is in a place between LR2 and Range Rover. It provides excellent ride quality along with decent off road abilities. It was first launched in 1989 and has become the LR4 in 2009 when the current model was introduced.  Also called Land Rover Discovery this car is really an all rounder. It feels at home ... Read More »

2013 Land Rover Defender

2013 Land Rover Defender

  The history of Defender goes back to 1948 when Land Rover Series was launched. Since then a Land Rover is the vehicle to go if you need a rugged, reliable and capable off road ride. The  Land Rover Defender was launched in 1983 and at first it was called Ninety and One Ten. Immediately people and buyers recognized the ... Read More »

2013 Range Rover Review

2013 Range Rover

  In its 43rd year of production Land Rover engineers designed and produced the latest Range Rover. And what a car this is. This is not some soft SUV! This is the real deal. A luxurious executive car with astonishing 4×4 off-road capabilities. Currently Range Rover is offered in three trim levels – HSE, Vogue and Autobiography. More versions such ... Read More »

2013 Nissan Dualis / Qashqai

2013 Nissan Dualis

  Also known as Nissan Qashqai, Nissan Dualis is one of the best selling Nissan cars worldwide. It is a small and good looking SUV offering just enough space to comfortable seat five people and take them on a ride. It sits in a compact crossover utility cars class. Many will say it is small but once you spend a ... Read More »

2013 Nissan Murano

2013 Nissan Murano

  The 2013 Nissan Murano is a midsize crossover SUV offering five seats, V6 engine, and some considerable improvements over the previous year’s model especially in terms of safety features. It now brings blind spot detection, lane-departure warning, and cross-path detection. The car is available in 4 different trims including S, SV, SL, and LE. MSRP starts from $30,450 – ... Read More »

2013 Range Rover Evoque

2013 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

  Land Rover hit the nail on the head with the 2013 Evoque. Nobody knew what this model will bring to the family of Land Rover SUVs when the concept car was shown for the first time. Now it is clear that it is a huge success. With the right marketing Land Rover was able to convince the world that ... Read More »

2013 Toyota 4Runner

2013 Toyota 4Runner

  Although there are no significant changes to the 2013 model of Toyota 4Runner don’t be fooled into thinking that there is anything missing.  This is still a big truck in its essence.  Soft roaders are gaining in popularity but Toyota is still at its roots with 4Runner.  What could surprise many is 4Runner’s compliance on the highway.  Once people ... Read More »

2013 Hyundai Veracruz Review

2013 Hyundai Veracruz

  Hyundai made a huge jump both in quality and sales in recent years and Veracruz is one of the models that contributed to above mentioned facts the most. Hyundai tried to position Veracruz in the upper market and they succeeded. With a SUV that is as big and as good or even better as other SUVs on the market ... Read More »

2013 Ford Escape

2013 Ford Escape

First seen on the market in 2000 Ford Escape went through a little evolution with each subsequent model.  The 2013 model that was revealed on the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, however, is a completely new car and it looks even more serious than before even if the lines are somewhat more gentle. We certainly like it. As ... Read More »

2013 Ford F-150

2013 Ford F-150

For years now the Ford F-150 is one of the most popular pick-up trucks available on the market and it seems that this trend will continue with the 2013 model. Mechanically the 2013 model is no different than models in previous years but there are some things worth mentioning that are new and never seen on the Ford F-150, such ... Read More »

2013 Hyundai Tucson

2013 Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai made a quantum leap in recent years both in design and build quality. Their cars just seems to be getting better and better every year and 2013 Hyundai Tucson is one of the models that just shows that you can get the whole package for a very competitive price. Abundance of features and equipment with decent looks and you ... Read More »