Is This What the Ford Explorer Should Have Been?(Apr 20, 2014)And back when it was truck based, nobody took it off road to begin with. Too top heavy, suspension design was sloppy and not optimized for off road use. From day one it was America's favorite gas guzzling grocery getter. Just like the current one
It's Official: 2015 Corvette Stingray Receiving 8-Speed Auto(Apr 07, 2014)Eight hundredths of a second = 1/160 . Meaning the transmission computer executes 160 commands each second. Adding in enough PLC/TCM cycles to command the shift, plus execute it mechanically, should be in the 380 millisecond range compared to the 911's 500 ms shift times. Not bad, but it's negligible in real world driving.
Caddy's Escalade May Breed Family of its Own(Feb 01, 2014)This reminds me of the Cutlass, Cutlass Supreme, Cutlass Calais, and Cutlass Ciera crapshoot. Give those models their own name because you're not going to take market share with a name like Escalade Lite
Lincoln Admits it's Not a True Luxury Brand(Aug 31, 2013)They already have one foot in the grave. In order for the Lincoln name to survive, they need a full size RWD flagship and another distinct car on an all new platform. The MK naming convention needs to stop, and their abysmal advertising needs to adapt the brand's heritage for the new cars' target market