SUV

BMW ’s all-new i3 electric car may look something like a science project, but a short test-drive reveals it to be a well-thought-out alternative to the conventional gasoline-powered automobile. The...
Cadillac rolled out a bold replacement for the Escalade full-size SUV. Powered by a 420 hp 6.2-liter V-8, the new Escalade will be offered in two- and four-wheel drive as well as on two wheelbases—...
Ahead of its official launch in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show, the Porsche Macan SUV has been spotted during testing in Southern California. Details of this addition to the German automaker’s...
Lexus’ latest concept, the LF-NX compact crossover, will be on display at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). The LF-NX concept focuses on the growing segment of smaller, more urban-centric compact...
Lincoln has embarked on an ambitious program to remake itself, turning away from such traditional fare as the full-size Town Car and banking on a new generation of midsize cars and crossovers with...
While super storm Sandy was hammering the East Coast and drenching rains were merging Venice with the Adriatic Sea last fall, similar weather was pounding Morocco into mud. Downpours of biblical...
Once again, Becker Automotive Design has taken a winning formula and improved it. For the Becker...
When the third-generation Lexus LX570 debuted in 2007, it embodied the automaker’s "Pursuit of...
Now in its third generation, the Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG comes with an all-new twin-turbocharged 5.5...
With a starting price of just over $40,000, the Infiniti JX35 is one of the more cost-effective...
Land Rover’s new SUV flagship, the 2013 Range Rover, is sure to become the poster vehicle for drivers who seek unbridled luxury along with maximum utility.
When the Tata Group took Land Rover off Ford’s hands back in 2008, the future for the venerable British automaker seemed a little murky. Fuel prices were on the rise and sales of serious sport-...
The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is the automotive world’s most famous rectangle. Currently soldiering through its 34th year of production, the square-jawed Geländewagen debuted with military aim back in...
After months of rumors and rendered speculation, Bentley has pulled the wraps off a dramatic...
It’s a testament to the mechanical excellence and enduring beauty of Jaguar ’sXF that five years after its debut it remains a supremely compelling choice among executive-class sedans, squaring off...
It’s no great stretch to consider the Mercedes-Benz G-Class the Clint Eastwood of the automotive world. It’s famously tough, capable, and blessed with angular good looks that defy the passage of time...
Like Porsche ’s 911 sports car, which is currently available in 18 different models, from the merely excellent Carrera to the downright outrageous Turbo S Cabriolet, the company’s Cayenne sport-...
Now in its third generation, the Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG ( www.mbusa.com ) comes with an all-new twin-turbocharged 5.5-liter V-8 engine (the same one that powers the CLS63 AMG), which produces 550 hp...
When the third-generation Lexus LX570 ( www.lexus.com ) debuted in 2007, it embodied the automaker’s "Pursuit of Perfection" tagline. Not surprisingly, Lexus has made only negligible changes to the...
Once again a symbol of ascent, upscale SUVs have become the high-performance fashion statement on roads from Malibu to Mongolia. Now America can claim a competitive edge with the Jeep Grand Cherokee...
With a starting price of just over $40,000, the Infiniti JX35 ( www.infiniti.com ) is one of the more cost-effective vehicles ever featured in a Best of the Best issue. It might also be the only...
The four-door, six-seat TLC Icon FJ44 made the Best of the Best list last year for its refreshing take on the Toyota Land Cruiser and for its purposeful design. Now company founder Jonathan Ward has...
Once again, Becker Automotive Design has taken a winning formula and improved it. For the Becker Cadillac Escalade ESV, the Oxnard, Calif., company transforms the capable and comfortable SUV into a...
At last count the Range Rover Evoque had collected more than 100 motoring awards. They include a pair of automotive Oscars: North American Truck of the Year for 2012 (selected by a panel of 50...
The vehicles of Land Rover embody some admirable traits, like craftsmanship, practicality, and tenacity. Playfulness, however, isn’t a word that is often associated with Britain’s revered maker of...
Electric-car maker Tesla has unveiled its first SUV. The Tesla Model X ( www.teslamotors.com ) employs an entirely electric propulsion system (a 60 kWh or 85 kWh battery provides emission-free...
After months of rumors and rendered speculation, Bentley (a protectorate of the Volkswagen Group) has pulled the wraps off a dramatic concept vehicle called the EXP 9 F. And though some purists may...
If Ferrari can be moved to design a station wagon and Porsche pressured into offering a sedan and a...

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