AWD http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/awd The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2013 Acura MDX review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-mdx-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura MDX luxury SUV</h2> <p>The 2013 Acura MDX went on sale with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $43,280. The award-winning MDX continues as a benchmark vehicle for performance, packaging and style in the seven-passenger luxury SUV segment.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-MDX-015.jpg" alt="2013 Acura MDX photo" title="2013 Acura MDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura MDX photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Acura MDX pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7670">2013 Acura MDX photo gallery</a></em> (30 photos)</p> <p>The 2013 MDX is powered by a 3.7-liter, all-aluminum, 24-valve, VTEC® V-6 engine that produces 300 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. The V-6 engine is matched to a Sequential SportShift 6-speed automatic transmission and Acura-exclusive Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®). </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-MDX-014.jpg" alt="2013 Acura MDX photo" title="2013 Acura MDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura MDX photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Acura SH-AWD is a full-time all-wheel-drive system that uses active torque vectoring to distribute engine torque to all four wheels to deliver optimal handling control under varying road-surface and weather conditions.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-mdx-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura MDX AWD Luxury cars Luxury SUVs models SUVs Thu, 07 Feb 2013 11:05:53 +0000 admin 96980 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Acura TL review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tl-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura TL luxury sedan</h2> <p>The 2013 Acura TL went on sale with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $35,905. Boosting its value on a luxury scale, the TL luxury sedan earned the top-level rating of GOOD in the new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) small overlap frontal barrier crash test.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TL-002.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TL photo" title="2013 Acura TL photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TL photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Acura TL pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7666">2013 Acura TL photo gallery</a></em> (16 photos)</p> <p>The new IIHS small overlap frontal barrier crash test is designed to simulate a collision between a vehicle traveling 40 miles per hour and a fixed object, such as a utility pole, where only 25 percent of the vehicle's front structure is engaged by the opposing object. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TL-001.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TL photo" title="2013 Acura TL photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TL photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tl-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura TL Acura TL SH-AWD AWD Luxury cars Luxury sedans models sedans Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:14:50 +0000 admin 96908 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-escalade-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid </h2> <p>Cadillac’s innovative Escalade Hybrid is the world’s first hybrid full-size luxury SUV. It achieves an EPA-rated 20 miles per gallon in the city – a 50-percent improvement in city fuel economy over the non-hybrid model. It also seats eight, with generous cargo room available with the third-row seat removed.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Hybrid-003.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Escalade Hybrid is powered by an advanced, fuel-saving two-mode hybrid system and offers the same dramatic design, luxury and full-size capability that have made the Escalade an icon. Both are available in RWD and 4WD configurations. They deliver up to 5,800 pounds (2,631 kg) of usable towing capacity on RWD models and 5,600 pounds (2,540 kg) on 4WD models.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Hybrid-001.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="281" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-escalade-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Cadillac Cadillac Escalade Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Full-size SUVs Gas-electric hybrids Luxury cars Luxury SUVs models SUVs Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:50:20 +0000 admin 96637 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Chevrolet Equinox (LS, 1LT, 2LT, LTZ) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-equinox-ls-1lt-2lt-ltz-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Chevrolet Equinox crossover SUV</h2> <p>The Chevrolet Equinox rolls into 2013 with a new, more powerful 3.6L V-6 engine, Chevrolet MyLink Radio with Navigation, and other features that will help maintain its momentum as one of the most popular small crossovers.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Equinox-002.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Sales for the first eight months of 2012 were up 16.6 percent, building on sales of more than 193,000 in 2011.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Equinox-001.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The Equinox seats five and is available in LS, LT (1LT and 2LT trims) and LTZ models, with available all-wheel drive. When equipped with the standard Ecotec 2.4L direct-injected engine, the FWD Equinox achieves an EPA-estimated 32 mpg on the highway.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Equinox-007.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Equinox photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-equinox-ls-1lt-2lt-ltz-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Chevrolet Chevrolet Equinox Crossover Crossover SUV models SUVs Fri, 26 Oct 2012 11:12:41 +0000 admin 96551 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Chevrolet Suburban (LTZ,LS, LT) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-suburban-ltz-ls-lt-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Chevrolet Suburban SUV</h2> <p> Introduced in 1935, Chevrolet Suburban is the original SUV and the oldest continuous nameplate in automotive history. Seventy-eight years later, it continues with the same blend of spaciousness and capability that has distinguished it for generations.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Suburban-004.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="332" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>For 2013, Suburban is offered in LS, LT and LTZ models – in 2WD and 4WD – as well as half-ton and heavy-duty ¾-ton series. (LTZ is available only on half-ton.) A Hydra-Matic 6L80 six-speed is standard on half-ton models, optimizing fuel economy on the highway via reduced engine speed. Also, the lower-rpm engine speed on the highway enhances interior quietness.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Chevrolet-Suburban-003.jpg" alt="2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo" title="2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Chevrolet Suburban photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-chevrolet-suburban-ltz-ls-lt-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Chevrolet Chevrolet Suburban Full-size SUVs models SUVs Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:20:12 +0000 admin 96532 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volvo XC90 (3.2, D4, D5) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volvo-xc90-32-d4-d5-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volvo XC90 luxury crossover</h2> <p>The Volvo XC90 is a successful car, with a range of innovations that elevated the segment into an entirely new dimension, resulting in segment leading sales in main SUV markets.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-XC90-012.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo XC90 photo" title="2013 Volvo XC90 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="306" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo XC90 photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volvo XC90 pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7617">2013 Volvo XC90 photo gallery</a></em> (22 photos)</p> <p>Over time, Volvo Cars has refined the XC90 to boost its competitiveness and with the R-Design concept with specially tuned sport chassis, and all the safety features available. </p> <p> <span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-XC90-013.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo XC90 photo" title="2013 Volvo XC90 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="324" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo XC90 photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>EXTERIOR</p> <p>Slim, exclusive lines</p> <p>The Volvo XC90 boasts a modern and elegant appearance. It is a spacious and flexible crossover model that combines the passenger car's handling and comfort with excellent get-you-there ability and flexibility. The XC90 is designed to give an elegant, muscular and robust impression.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volvo-xc90-32-d4-d5-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Crossover Crossover SUV Diesel Luxury cars luxury crossovers Luxury SUVs models SUVs Volvo Volvo XC90 Sat, 29 Sep 2012 08:45:21 +0000 admin 96211 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volvo XC70 (3.2, T6, D4, D5) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volvo-xc70-32-t6-d4-d5-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volvo XC70 luxury crossover</h2> <p>The third generation Volvo XC70 is more refined than ever. A comfortable and luxurious appearance has been combined with first-class flexibility and an expressive design.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-XC70-017.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo XC70 photo" title="2013 Volvo XC70 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="305" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo XC70 photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volvo XC70 pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7616">2013 Volvo XC70 photo gallery</a></em> (26 photos)</p> <p>The XC70 is a sophisticated and elegant car for an active urban life. Come the weekend and it transforms into a rugged partner for all kinds of exciting adventures.<br /> New in the 2013 version are the support systems Road Sign Information, Active High Beam and Tunnel Detection.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-XC70-015.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo XC70 photo" title="2013 Volvo XC70 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="343" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo XC70 photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>EXTERIOR<br /> Rugged look</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volvo-xc70-32-t6-d4-d5-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Crossover Crossover SUV Diesel Luxury cars luxury crossovers Luxury SUVs models SUVs Volvo Volvo XC70 Fri, 28 Sep 2012 19:43:02 +0000 admin 96187 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volvo V70 (T4, T5, T6, D2, D3, D4, D5, T4F) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volvo-v70-t4-t5-t6-d2-d3-d4-d5-t4f-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volvo V70 </h2> <p>Backed by more than 50 years of ongoing refinement and improvement of our estate cars, the Volvo V70 boasts an innovative combination of luxury and versatility.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-V70-021.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo V70 photo" title="2013 Volvo V70 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="326" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo V70 photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volvo V70 pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7613">2013 Volvo V70 photo gallery</a></em> (23 photos)</p> <p>The 2013 version of the V70 gets an updated grille with glossy black details. The upgrade also includes a number of features that further emphasise the company's focus on cars designed around modern car buyers:</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-V70-016.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo V70 photo" title="2013 Volvo V70 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="272" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo V70 photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The diesel offer is extended with a new 5-cylinder, 2.0-litre turbo diesel, most diesel-powered versions of the V70 have CO2 emissions below 120 g/km - and the estate can be equipped with the new systems Road Sign Information, Active High Beam and Tunnel Detection.</p> <p> <span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-V70-019.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo V70 photo" title="2013 Volvo V70 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="295" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo V70 photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>EXTERIOR</p> <p>Sporty impression</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volvo-v70-t4-t5-t6-d2-d3-d4-d5-t4f-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Diesel estates Ethanol Flex-fuel vehicles Luxury cars luxury estates Luxury sedans models sedans station wagons Volvo Volvo V70 Fri, 28 Sep 2012 19:09:11 +0000 admin 96130 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volvo-v60-plug-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid luxury sedan</h2> <p>There are many hybrids on the market, but none of them can match the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-V60-Plug-in-Hybrid-011.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid photo" title="2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="374" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The world's first diesel plug-in hybrid is Volvo Car Corporation's most technically advanced model ever - an electric car, hybrid car and muscle-car all rolled into one. At the mere touch of a button you can choose which of your three cars you want to drive at any given moment in time.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-V60-Plug-in-Hybrid-012.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid photo" title="2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="374" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The production version of the V60 Plug-in Hybrid will be launched in just one colour - Electric Silver. Sales get under way at the start of 2012, and the first cars will be built in the autumn of that year.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-V60-Plug-in-Hybrid-008.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid photo" title="2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="374" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volvo-v60-plug-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Diesel diesel-electric Green Cars hybrids Luxury cars Luxury sedans models Plug-in hybrids sedans Volvo Volvo V60 Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid Fri, 28 Sep 2012 18:56:23 +0000 admin 96105 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Volvo S80 (Executive, R-design, S80L) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volvo-s80-executive-r-design-s80l-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Volvo S80 luxury sedan</h2> <p>The large and exclusive Volvo S80 sedan blends a distinctive and elegant design, an exclusive interior, a sharp chassis and an upgraded engine range.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-S80-022.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo S80 photo" title="2013 Volvo S80 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="269" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo S80 photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Volvo S80 pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7607">2013 Volvo S80 photo gallery</a></em> (23 photos)</p> <p>The 2013 version includes a number of features that further emphasise the company's focus on cars designed around modern car buyers:</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-S80-021.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo S80 photo" title="2013 Volvo S80 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="288" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo S80 photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The diesel offer is extended with a new 5-cylinder, 2.0-litre turbo diesel, all diesel-powered versions have CO2 emissions at 120 g/km or below - and the estate can be equipped with the new systems Road Sign Information, Active High Beam and Tunnel Detection.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Volvo-S80-023.jpg" alt="2013 Volvo S80 photo" title="2013 Volvo S80 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="281" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Volvo S80 photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-volvo-s80-executive-r-design-s80l-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Diesel Luxury cars Luxury sedans models sedans Volvo Volvo S80 Fri, 28 Sep 2012 15:13:02 +0000 admin 96016 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars