4x4 http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/4x4 The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class (ML350 4MATIC, ML350 BlueTEC) Review - Pics, features, specs http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mercedes-benz-m-class-ml350-4matic-ml350-bluetec-review-pics-features-specs <p>The third generation of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class sets a new benchmark in the SUV segment with its bold new design and low fuel consumption, and continues to innovate in the way it combines agility with superior comfort.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Mercedes-Benz-M-Class-045.jpg" alt="Photo: 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class" title="Photo: 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class</strong></span></span><em>Find more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6856">new 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class (ML350 4MATIC, ML350 BlueTEC) pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6856">2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class (ML350 4MATIC, ML350 BlueTEC) photo gallery</a></em></p> <p> Highlights of the 2012 M-Class include 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive, new developments to the chassis and innovative driving dynamics, all of which improve performance in both on-road and off-road situations.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Mercedes-Benz-M-Class-039.jpg" alt="Photo: 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class -" title="Photo: 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class -" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="358" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class -</strong></span></span></p> <p> It features the new active and passive safety features that are now familiar for Mercedes-Benz. A characteristic body design together with a comfortable and versatile interior enhances the driving experience in the new M-Class.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-mercedes-benz-m-class-ml350-4matic-ml350-bluetec-review-pics-features-specs">read more</a></p> 2012 4x4 AWD Diesel Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz M-Class Mercedes-Benz ML350 4MATIC Mercedes-Benz ML350 BlueTEC models SUVs Fri, 10 Jun 2011 03:51:36 +0000 admin 80456 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2011 Suzuki SX4 Sedan/Sport Review - Official photos, features, specs, pricing http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-suzuki-sx4-sedansport-review-official-photos-features-specs-pricing <p>For 2011, the SX4 family, including SX4 Crossover AWD with standard all-wheel drive; SX4 Sedan and youthful SX4 SportBack combine to offer the nimble handling of a compact sedan and five-door hatch with the full capability of standard all-wheel drive. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Suzuki-SX4-Sedan-Sport-002.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 Suzuki SX4 Sedan/Sport -" title="Photo: 2011 Suzuki SX4 Sedan/Sport -" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="290" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 Suzuki SX4 Sedan/Sport -</strong></span></span><em>Check out more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6811">new 2011 Suzuki SX4 Sedan/Sport pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6811">2011 Suzuki SX4 Sedan/Sport photo gallery</a></em></p> <p>Not traveling too far outside the family, the SX4 lineup embodies the sporty character and award-winning handling found in its European cousin, the Suzuki Swift. And the appeal doesn't end there, with the 2011 SX4 Crossover, SX4 Sedan and SX4 SportBack offering bold, youthful styling and a generous list of standard features.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Suzuki-SX4-Sedan-Sport-005.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 Suzuki SX4 Sedan/Sport" title="Photo: 2011 Suzuki SX4 Sedan/Sport" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="335" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 Suzuki SX4 Sedan/Sport</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-suzuki-sx4-sedansport-review-official-photos-features-specs-pricing">read more</a></p> 2011 4x4 AWD Compact cars Compact sedans Hatchbacks models sedans Suzuki Suzuki SX4 Suzuki SX4 Sedan Suzuki SX4 Sport Thu, 26 May 2011 10:40:33 +0000 admin 79610 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Review - Official photos, features, specs, pricing http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-jeep-grand-cherokee-srt8-review-official-photos-features-specs-pricing <p>The most powerful, technologically advanced, high-performance Jeep® vehicle ever – the all-new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8® – arrives this summer with a combination of Jeep’s legendary capability and utility, merged with the renowned advanced performance engineering from Chrysler Group LLC’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) team.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2012-Jeep-Grand-Cherokee-SRT8-015.jpg" alt="Photo: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8" title="Photo: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8</strong></span></span><em>Check out more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6761">new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6761">2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 photo gallery</a></em></p> <p>Delivering outstanding driving performance in all conditions, and complemented by key SRT attributes – including functional, performance-oriented styling, world-class ride and handling, benchmark braking and race-inspired interior appointments – the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 broadens the Jeep vehicle lineup and builds upon the successful launch of the award-winning 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2012-jeep-grand-cherokee-srt8-review-official-photos-features-specs-pricing">read more</a></p> 2012 4x4 AWD Jeep Jeep Grand Cherokee Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 models SUVs Thu, 05 May 2011 07:04:24 +0000 admin 78959 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2011 Jeep Compass Review - Official photos, features, specs, pricing http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-jeep-compass-review-official-photos-features-specs-pricing <p>Offering solid 4x4 fuel economy and off-road capability in the compact-SUV segment, the new 2011 Jeep Compass features a new design with cues coming directly from the brand’s premium icon, the new Jeep Grand Cherokee. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Jeep-Compass-029.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 Jeep Compass" title="Photo: 2011 Jeep Compass" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="413" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 Jeep Compass</strong></span></span><em>View more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6515">2011 Jeep Compass pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6515">2011 Jeep Compass photo gallery</a></em></p> <p>Coupled with a host of interior refinements, and improved ride and handling characteristics in all conditions – courtesy of upgraded steering and suspension systems – the new Jeep Compass offers a unique blend of premium styling, capability, efficiency and value that is unmatched in the compact-SUV segment. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Jeep-Compass-027.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 Jeep Compass" title="Photo: 2011 Jeep Compass" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 Jeep Compass</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-jeep-compass-review-official-photos-features-specs-pricing">read more</a></p> 2011 4x4 AWD Compact SUVs Jeep Jeep Compass models SUVs Mon, 14 Feb 2011 10:21:21 +0000 admin 74807 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2011 Honda Element - Official photos, features, specs, pricing http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-honda-element-official-photos-features-specs-pricing <p>The 2011 Honda Element SUV stands ready for adventure with its wide-opening side cargo doors, a wipe-down utility floor and a multitude of seating configurations that range from lounge mode to maximum cargo mode.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Honda-Element-002.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 Honda Element" title="Photo: 2011 Honda Element" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 Honda Element</strong></span></span><em>View more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6502">2011 Honda Element pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6502">2011 Honda Element photo gallery</a></em></p> <p>The purposeful interior offers a low load-in floor with flat surfaces along with a tall interior ideal for hauling many types of gear. The interior provides seating for four people along with a cargo area that quickly adapts to large items with its flip-up rear seats that fold flat, fold up and to the side, or can be removed altogether (64-plus seating arrangements).</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Honda-Element-004.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 Honda Element" title="Photo: 2011 Honda Element" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 Honda Element</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-honda-element-official-photos-features-specs-pricing">read more</a></p> 2011 4x4 AWD Honda Honda Element models SUVs Tue, 08 Feb 2011 15:38:59 +0000 admin 74591 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid - Official photos, features, specs, pricing http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-toyota-highlander-hybrid-official-photos-features-specs-pricing <p>Toyota has significantly revised its popular Highlander and Highlander Hybrid crossover sport utility vehicles for 2011, giving them enhanced styling, additional standard amenities and new user technology. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Toyota-Highlander-Hybrid-032.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid" title="Photo: 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid</strong></span></span><em>View more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6494">2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6494">2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid photo gallery</a></em>:</p> <p>The 2.7-liter four-cylinder engine, which was available only in the Highlander Base grade model for 2010, is now also offered in the SE, the most popular grade (2WD only). The Highlander Hybrid debuts a more powerful and advanced 3.5-liter V6 gasoline engine, along with a standard Tech Audio Package and unique exterior design elements.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Toyota-Highlander-Hybrid-033.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid" title="Photo: 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-toyota-highlander-hybrid-official-photos-features-specs-pricing">read more</a></p> 2011 4x4 AWD Crossover Crossover SUV Gas-electric Green Cars hybrids models SUVs Toyota Toyota Highlander Hybrid Fri, 28 Jan 2011 23:26:35 +0000 admin 74308 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2011 Toyota Venza - Official photos, features, specs, pricing http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-toyota-venza-official-photos-features-specs-pricing <p> The 2011 Toyota Venza redefines versatility by uniquely blending the styling and comfort of a passenger car with the flexibility of a sport utility vehicle (SUV). The 2011 Toyota Venza is offered with four-cylinder and V6 powertrains and available all-wheel drive.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Toyota-Venza-114.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 Toyota Venza" title="Photo: 2011 Toyota Venza" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="334" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 Toyota Venza</strong></span></span><em>View more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6488">2011 Toyota Venza pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6488">2011 Toyota Venza photo gallery</a></em></p> <p>Toyota designed the 2011 Toyota Venza to appeal to an emerging section of the market that prioritizes bold, innovative design, and excellent handling but still requires outstanding roominess and utility. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Toyota-Venza-095.jpg" alt="Photo: 2011 Toyota Venza" title="Photo: 2011 Toyota Venza" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="334" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2011 Toyota Venza</strong></span></span></p> <p>2011 Toyota Venza offers all of those qualities, along with a luxurious and refined interior, and SUV-like flexibility, specifically in its foldable rear seats, a large cargo area, higher driver sightline, available all-wheel drive (AWD) and up to 3,500-lbs. towing capacity.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-toyota-venza-official-photos-features-specs-pricing">read more</a></p> 2011 4x4 AWD Crossover Crossover SUV models SUVs Toyota Toyota Venza Thu, 27 Jan 2011 17:09:52 +0000 admin 73911 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2011 Toyota Tundra (Regular, Limited, Double Cab, Crew Max) - Official photos, features, specs, pricing http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-toyota-tundra-regular-limited-double-cab-crew-max-official-photos-features-specs-pricing <p>Toyota has streamlined the Tundra full-size pickup truck line for 2011, focusing on the 28 most in-demand configurations. In addition, the 2011 Toyota Tundra’s base 4.0-liter V6 engine gains Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) for 2011, increasing power and performance. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Toyota-Tundra-053.jpg" alt="2011-Toyota-Tundra-053" title="2011-Toyota-Tundra-053" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2011-Toyota-Tundra-053</strong></span></span><em>View more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6487">2011 Toyota Tundra pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6487">2011 Toyota Tundra photo gallery</a></em></p> <p>The 310-hp 4.6-liter and 381-hp 5.7-liter V8’s continue across the 2011 Toyota Tundra line.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Toyota-Tundra-045.jpg" alt="2011-Toyota-Tundra-045" title="2011-Toyota-Tundra-045" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2011-Toyota-Tundra-045</strong></span></span></p> <p>2011 Toyota Tundra’s comprehensive suite of towing equipment gains standard Trailer Sway Control for all 2011 models. This feature uses 2011 Toyota Tundra’s Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system to help counteract forces on the truck caused by a swaying trailer in tow.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Toyota-Tundra-035.jpg" alt="2011-Toyota-Tundra-035" title="2011-Toyota-Tundra-035" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2011-Toyota-Tundra-035</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-toyota-tundra-regular-limited-double-cab-crew-max-official-photos-features-specs-pricing">read more</a></p> 2011 4x4 AWD Full-size pickup trucks models pickup trucks pickups Toyota Toyota Tundra Trucks Thu, 27 Jan 2011 16:00:58 +0000 admin 73760 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2010 Opel Insignia Hatchback, Sedan & Sports Tourer 4x4 - Official photos, features, specs, pricing http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-opel-insignia-hatchback-sedan-amp-sports-tourer-4x4-official-photos-features-specs-prici <p>When the Insignia hit the streets a year ago, it turned heads. Market analysis and customer surveys show why: It is a car with a sophisticated, elegant yet sporty design and exceptional technologies that customers value and use – and at an affordable price.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-Opel-Insignia-Sports-Tourer-4x4-026.jpg" alt="Photo: 2010 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer 4x4" title="Photo: 2010 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer 4x4" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="293" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2010 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer 4x4</strong></span></span><em>View more <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6367">2010 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer 4x4 pictures</a> in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/6367">2010 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer 4x4 photo gallery</a></em></p> <p>No wonder, then, that the Insignia and its three models – hatchback, sedan and Sports Tourer – have racked up some 40 awards, including the coveted European Car of the Year 2009. Customers confirm expert opinion: Nearly 230,000 orders have been taken so far, making the Insignia either the best-selling or second best-selling mid-segment car in 11 countries.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-Opel-Insignia-Sports-Tourer-4x4-069.jpg" alt="Photo: 2010 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer 4x4 -" title="Photo: 2010 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer 4x4 -" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="312" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>Photo: 2010 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer 4x4 -</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-opel-insignia-hatchback-sedan-amp-sports-tourer-4x4-official-photos-features-specs-prici">read more</a></p> 2010 4x4 AWD Diesel Hatchbacks models Opel Opel Insignia Opel Insignia hatchback Opel Insignia sedan Opel Insignia Sports Tourer sedans sport wagons Tue, 26 Oct 2010 10:28:26 +0000 admin 70298 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2010 Toyota 4Runner http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-toyota-4runner <h3>Adds to Rich Heritage With More Power, Better MPG</h3> <p>When the first Toyota 4Runner sport utility vehicle (SUV) was launched back in 1984 it was a revolutionary new vehicle based on the mechanics of the four-wheel-drive Toyota pickup truck. The 4Runner combined the versatility and go-anywhere ability of four-wheel-drive with the comfort and utility found in passenger cars.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-Toyota-4Runner-SR5-044.jpg" alt="2010 Toyota 4Runner: Taller, wider and longer for 2010, and is available in a variety of configurations" title="2010 Toyota 4Runner: Taller, wider and longer for 2010, and is available in a variety of configurations" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="340" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2010 Toyota 4Runner: </strong>Taller, wider and longer for 2010, and is available in a variety of configurations</span></span></p> <p>Twenty-five years, four generations and more than 1.5 million sales later, the 4Runner continues to evolve while remaining close to its roots. The all-new fifth-generation 4Runner is even more rugged and athletic, and packed with more power and better mileage. A completely redesigned interior and unique cargo area make the newest 4Runner smarter, more comfortable, and more versatile than ever.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-toyota-4runner">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-toyota-4runner#comments 2010 4x4 AWD models SUVs Toyota Toyota 4Runner Fri, 27 Nov 2009 13:57:16 +0000 admin 52413 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars