Porsche adds 550-bhp Turbo S model to the 2013 Cayenne range to give it a 4.5 sec sprint from 0 to 60 mph and a top speed of 176 mph.
The Audi SQ5 TDI will be unveiled at the 2012 Paris Auto Show featuring a 3.0-liter twin turbo TDI diesel engine producing 313 bhp and 479 ft.-lb. sprinting to 60 mph in 5.1 sec with the frugal figure at 32 mpg.
2014 Alfa Romeo SUV – Italian spin-off of an American classic.
The boxy 2013 Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG now has a twin-turbo 5.5-liter V-8 to get the 5721-lbs beast to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds.
With 600 combined horspower from a twin-turbo V-8 hybrid, the Lamborghini Urus Concept looks as if an Aventador has been dropped on an SUV chassis.
If you love the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque and also enjoy the color red, British tuner Afzal Kahn has come up with a tasteful take on the stylish British crossover.
The Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG is one of a handful of highly competent, high-performance, luxury SUVs that can handle any weather or social situation. Now it’s even faster, fuel efficient and pleasing to the eye.
Best handling Jeep ever
The 420-bhp 6.1-liter V-8 is gone, replaced by a larger and more powerful 465-bhp 6.4-liter Hemi V-8. There is permanent 4-wheel drive (Quadra-Trac, in Jeep speak), a 5-speed automatic, and a tow rating of 5000 lb. If you’re really in a hurry while trailering those jet skis, Jeep says the 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8 pulls 0.90g on the skidpad.
Audi will introduce the Q3 at the Shanghai Auto Show.
The 2012 Audi Q3 will initially be available with three 4-cylinder engines (one diesel and two gas-powered). All three engines have a 2.0-liter capacity and employ turbocharging and direct injection. Quattro all-wheel drive and a 7-speed S tronic dual-clutch gearbox will be offered.
The cargo capacity of the Q3 ranges from 16.2 to 48.2 cu. ft., depending on whether the rear seats are folded. The 3307-lb. Q3 has a 4-link rear suspension and electromechanical power steering.
On first acquaintance, the Range Rover Evoque augers well for Land Rover, but I think it sends a more significant message than that: there is a determined ambition within everyone at Land Rover to achieve levels of engineering and design that was denied to them by previous owners such as BMW and Ford.
Evolution of the Shinari Concept
Mazda designers aimed to give the Minagi concept the look and feel of a cheetah that’s ready to pounce in any direction. Mazda could find a future CX-7 replacement in this intriguing design exercise.
Europeans like SUVs too—provided they’re handsome, practical and not obscenely oversize.
In the U.S., the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan will get the 2.0-liter TSI gasoline turbo 4-cylinder, which produces 210 bhp.
The 2011 Compass, Jeep’s compact urban crossover SUV, has undergone a major revamp.