Volvo Planning An XC20 That Rivals The BMW X1?

Volvo is planning on producing a new range of 20-series model. The automaker more-or-less confirmed it during an interview with Car and Driver when Volvo’s U.S. president casually talked about it. Lex Kerssemakers said that, “It’s pretty straightforward: The 90 is the biggest, and the 40 is the smallest,” and added that, “When there is Read more about Volvo Planning An XC20 That Rivals The BMW X1?[…]

2018 BMW X2 Styling Roasts Audi Q3, Porsche Macan

BMW isn’t exactly known for making visually stunning SUVs. They’re usually quite decent and reserved, but this time the automaker could throw caution to the wind and go for an exciting design on the upcoming BMW X2 which has appeared in concept form at the 2016 Paris Auto Show. Boasting deep gills that flank a Read more about 2018 BMW X2 Styling Roasts Audi Q3, Porsche Macan[…]

2016 BMW X1 Makes For Harder Audi Q2 Climb

Much like how the regular subcompact crossover segment is blossoming with new nameplates such as the Jeep Renegade and Honda HR-V, the premium market is beginning to see increasing demand for tiny utility rides as well. The latest big name to make an entry in the premium subcompact segment would be the 2017 Audi Q2; Read more about 2016 BMW X1 Makes For Harder Audi Q2 Climb[…]

2017 Jaguar F-Pace Teases Hybrid BMW X1 Rival

A pair of Jaguar F-Pace models have been spotted in the wild recently, but the semi-camouflaged mules don’t seem to look any newer than the current models in showrooms. Multiple sources agree that the upcoming E-Pace crossover resides under those F-Pace shells. That’s because they sport a smaller greenhouse and shorter rear overhang, attributes that Read more about 2017 Jaguar F-Pace Teases Hybrid BMW X1 Rival[…]

Looks Really Matter – 2018 Volvo XC40 vs BMW X2

Expected to show up and make waves at the 2016 Paris Auto Show in October is the 2017 BMW X2, which sits just above the BMW X1 with plenty of shared hardware besides many similarities to the Range Rover Evoque. Although it would be arriving later in early 2018, the Volvo XC40 would be primed Read more about Looks Really Matter – 2018 Volvo XC40 vs BMW X2[…]

2018 Infiniti QX30, Q30 To Be Efficient As Diesels!

This is a much bigger deal for consumers in the US than anywhere else, mostly because of how difficult it is getting to be able to purchase diesel vehicles, be it in the premium or mass market segments. Infiniti is preparing to introduce at the 2016 Paris Auto Show in over a month’s time a Read more about 2018 Infiniti QX30, Q30 To Be Efficient As Diesels![…]

2018 BMW X2 Learns Sporty From Infiniti QX30

The definitions for the different utility vehicles in the market are beginning to conflate various body styles to the point where it becomes difficult to point out exactly what certain models really are. This trend has made for some pretty interesting crossovers, among the most notable being the Infiniti QX30 which hasn’t failed to confuse Read more about 2018 BMW X2 Learns Sporty From Infiniti QX30[…]

2016 Infiniti Q30, QX30 Huge Sales Alarm Audi Q3, BMW X1

The Infiniti Q50 sedan may be facing some problems at the moment, but in the crossover market – specifically in the UK – the Q30 and QX30 are giving the bigger German players something serious to think about. For the first half of 2016, Infiniti had posted a 157 percent year-on-year sales jump, according to Read more about 2016 Infiniti Q30, QX30 Huge Sales Alarm Audi Q3, BMW X1[…]

2018 Audi SQ2 Depends Heavily On Top-Trim Q2

Audi of all automakers understands that it is not enough to have appealing compact crossovers such as the Q2 or Q3 to succeed in an increasingly saturated market for such premium utility vehicles. With the demand that’s burning up for Mercedes AMG and BMW M nameplates or even its own S-spec models of the A4 Read more about 2018 Audi SQ2 Depends Heavily On Top-Trim Q2[…]

2017 Volvo XC40: Hybrid Menace – Aims At Evoque, Audi Q3

Based on the overwhelming response to the 2016 Volvo XC90, expectations for the upcoming Volvo XC40 are high. It is going to showcase the capabilities of Volvo’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA), and the offers the vehicle a cutting edge against rivals. Unlike the Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) that underpins the brand’s 90-series vehicles, CMA offers Read more about 2017 Volvo XC40: Hybrid Menace – Aims At Evoque, Audi Q3[…]

2017 Volvo XC40: Hybrid Scare For Lexus NX, Audi Q3

Because of how successful the 2016 Volvo XC90 has been, expectations are high for the Volvo XC40, which is going to premiere Volvo’s new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) that it developed with parent company Geely. A teaser of the compact crossover revealed the profile of its gorgeous Thor’s Hammer headlights which is Volvo’s new signature Read more about 2017 Volvo XC40: Hybrid Scare For Lexus NX, Audi Q3[…]

2017 Volvo XC40 Slams Thor’s Hammer On BMW X1, Audi Q3!

Now that Volvo has proven the worth of its Scalable Product Architecture (SPA), it is preparing to bring out its next phase of revival which would put behind it all the prior years of near-oblivion. The first vehicle from the automaker’s Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) is going to be debuted by its 40-series vehicles, beginning Read more about 2017 Volvo XC40 Slams Thor’s Hammer On BMW X1, Audi Q3![…]

2016 Volvo XC90: Smaller BMW X1, Tesla Model Y Rival Up Next

Few expected Volvo, after being handed over to Geely by Ford, would make such a turnaround with just one SUV. The 2016 Volvo XC90 is set for its first full year and will be accompanied by the S90 sedan for half of it. At this point Volvo is working on replacing its lineup with new Read more about 2016 Volvo XC90: Smaller BMW X1, Tesla Model Y Rival Up Next[…]

Volkswagen EV Crossover A Remedy For Its Reputation!

It is going to be quite some time before Volkswagen is allowed to bring in diesel vehicles to the US market, so for now most of what we’ll see from the brand are EVs. The BUDD-e van concept was a little too out there, so VW will need something more grounded. At the upcoming Geneva Read more about Volkswagen EV Crossover A Remedy For Its Reputation![…]