models http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/models The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2013 Audi RS 5 review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-audi-rs-5-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Audi RS 5 High-performance coupe</h2> <p>Adding new levels of performance to the A5 model line, the all-new RS 5, developed by quattro GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Audi AG, combines the classically elegant coupe and track-tested performance with the latest technologies Audi has to offer.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Audi-RS-5-009.jpg" alt="2013 Audi RS 5 photo" title="2013 Audi RS 5 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="353" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Audi RS 5 photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Audi RS 5 pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7671">2013 Audi RS 5 photo gallery</a></em> (28 photos)</p> <p>Performance<br /> The Audi RS 5 features a high-revving 4.2-liter V8 with 450 horsepower and a seven-speed S tronic® transmission with launch control program. The 4.2 liter, naturally aspirated FSI® engine delivers 450 horsepower and 317 lb-ft of torque to propel the RS 5 from 0 to 60 in just 4.5 seconds and an electronically-governed top speed of 174 mph.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Audi-RS-5-017.jpg" alt="2013 Audi RS 5 photo" title="2013 Audi RS 5 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="353" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Audi RS 5 photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-audi-rs-5-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Audi Audi RS 5 Coupe high-performance sports cars Luxury cars luxury coupes models Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:26:55 +0000 admin 97010 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 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 ZDX review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-zdx-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura ZDX luxury crossover</h2> <p>The innovative and stylish Acura ZDX crossover vehicle, introduced in 2009, will receive numerous styling and technology enhancements for the 2013 model year, which will be the final year on the market for ZDX as the Acura brand sharpens its focus on new models and core products, the company announced today.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-ZDX-001.jpg" alt="2013 Acura ZDX photo" title="2013 Acura ZDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="225" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura ZDX photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Acura ZDX pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7669">2013 Acura ZDX photo gallery</a></em> (13 photos)</p> <p>The 2013 ZDX will receive several new features, including a redesigned front grille, front and rear parking sensors, power folding side mirrors and safety features such as Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW). The 2013 Acura ZDX went on sale October 19, 2012, with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $50,920*.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-ZDX-010.jpg" alt="2013 Acura ZDX photo" title="2013 Acura ZDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="225" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura ZDX photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-zdx-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura ZDX Compact SUVs Crossover Crossover SUV Luxury cars luxury crossovers models SUVs Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:50:22 +0000 admin 96948 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tsx-sport-wagon-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon</h2> <p> The 2013 TSX Sport Wagon is on sale with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $31,860. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TSX-Sport-Wagon-004.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" title="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The TSX Sport Wagon offers a smart solution to modern utility needs with its balanced and efficient driving performance coupled with bold styling and versatile cargo capabilities.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TSX-Sport-Wagon-003.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" title="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The TSX Sport Wagon continues into the 2013 model year with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine producing 201 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. A 5-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission comes standard.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TSX-Sport-Wagon-005.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" title="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tsx-sport-wagon-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura TSX Acura TSX Sport Wagon Luxury cars luxury sport wagons models sport wagons wagons Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:40:57 +0000 admin 96933 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Acura TSX Sedan review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tsx-sedan-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura TSX Sedan</h2> <p>The 2013 TSX sedan went on sale last fall with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $30,510. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TSX-Sedan-006.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo" title="2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Acura TSX Sedan pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7667">2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo gallery</a></em> (15 photos)</p> <p>Named "Best Upscale Small Car for Families" by US News and World Report, the TSX sedan offers a great mix of styling, sporty performance, luxury appointments and high fuel efficiency to offer remarkable value on a luxury scale.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TSX-Sedan-002.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo" title="2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The TSX sedan continues into the 2013 model year with two engine variants, a 2.4-liter inline-4 and a 3.5-liter V-6. The TSX with the 2.4-liter produces 201 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. The V-6 variant, the TSX sedan produces 280 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. A 5-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission is standard on both models.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tsx-sedan-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura TSX Acura TSX Sedan Luxury cars Luxury sedans models sedans Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:35:06 +0000 admin 96926 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 2006 Ford F-150 (XL, STX, XLT, FX4, Lariat) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-f-150-xl-stx-xlt-fx4-lariat-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The 2006 Ford F-150</h2> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2006-ford-f-150-001.jpg" alt="2006 Ford F-150" title="2006 Ford F-150" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2006 Ford F-150</strong></span></span><em>Find more 2006 Ford F-150 pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7665">2006 Ford F-150 image gallery</a></em> (74 photos)</p> <p>New for 2006:<br /> • Limited-edition Harley-Davidson Package with menacing Monotone Black exterior, 22-inch polished forged aluminum wheels, dramatic interior with high-gloss Piano Black detail, rich black aniline leather seating surfaces and chrome details<br /> • With the Harley-Davidson Package, customers can choose between 4x2 or all-wheel drive – a first for any F-150<br /> • A new 20-inch wheel is available on FX4, Lariat and King Ranch<br /> • XL Décor Package<br /> • XLT and Lariat Chrome Package<br /> • Smokestone Clearcoat Metallic paint available on Lariat<br /> • SIRIUS Satellite Radio with six-month subscription available on STX, XLT, FX4 and Lariat<br /> • F-150 is the only pickup in its class to earn NHTSA’s 5-star rating for driver and right-front-passenger frontal crash rating and receive a “Best Pick” in frontal offset crash testing performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-f-150-xl-stx-xlt-fx4-lariat-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2006 Ford Ford F-150 Full-size pickup trucks models Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:29:19 +0000 admin 96875 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2006 Ford Explorer review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-explorer-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The 2006 Ford Explorer</h2> <p>How do you improve upon a vehicle that created its segment and has continued to be the sales leader for 15 straight years? For the 2006 Ford Explorer, the answer is more power, improved fuel economy, low emissions, new advanced safety technologies, class-leading interior quietness, improved ride comfort and bolder styling.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2006-ford-explorer-004.jpg" alt="2006 Ford Explorer" title="2006 Ford Explorer" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2006 Ford Explorer</strong></span></span><em>Find more 2006 Ford Explorer pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7664">2006 Ford Explorer image gallery</a></em> (82 photos)</p> <p>Ford Explorer has been the world's best-selling SUV for 15 consecutive years with sales totaling nearly 5.5 million because it adheres to a simple formula: put people first. Since its introduction in 1990, Explorer has defined the SUV segment by offering the capability of an SUV for towing and off-roading, along with innovations in package, comfort and refinement.</p> <p>Explorer leads a changing segment</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-explorer-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2006 Ford Ford Explorer models SUVs Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:59:06 +0000 admin 96799 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2006 Ford Taurus (SE, SEL) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-taurus-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The 2006 Ford Taurus highlights:</h2> <p>• Simplified series strategy includes SE and SEL sedan<br /> • New exterior color: Tungsten Clearcoat Metallic<br /> • Flexible-fuel version available for fleet customers</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2006-ford-taurus-003.jpg" alt="2006 Ford Taurus" title="2006 Ford Taurus" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="289" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2006 Ford Taurus</strong></span></span><em>Find more 2006 Ford Taurus pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7663">2006 Ford Taurus image gallery</a></em> (5 photos)</p> <p>The Ford Taurus, one of America ’s favorite midsize family cars, is available in two sedan trims for 2006. Taurus was founded on safety, comfort, value and reliability – and continues to deliver in every one of these areas for 2006. A simplified series strategy, new paint color and flexible-fuel version for fleet customers highlight the changes for 2006. Taurus is built in Atlanta , Ga.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2006-ford-taurus-001.jpg" alt="2006 Ford Taurus" title="2006 Ford Taurus" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="217" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2006 Ford Taurus</strong></span></span></p> <p>Design and Equipment</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-taurus-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2006 Ford Ford Taurus Mid-size sedans models Sedan Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:24:40 +0000 admin 96715 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2006 Ford Crown Victoria (LX, Sport) review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-crown-victoria-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The 2006 Ford Crown Victoria</h2> <p>The Ford Crown Victoria is a sedan for traditional large-car buyers who seek the features offered in the American cars they grew up with – roominess, comfort, smooth ride, V-8 power and rear-wheel drive. Size, safety and dependability remain hallmarks, and Crown Victoria continues to earn the government’s highest five-star crash rating for the driver and front passenger.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2006-ford-crown-victoria-001.jpg" alt="2006 Ford Crown Victoria" title="2006 Ford Crown Victoria" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="343" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2006 Ford Crown Victoria</strong></span></span><em>Find more 2006 Ford Crown Victoria pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7662">2006 Ford Crown Victoria image gallery</a></em> (20 photos)</p> <p>Crown Victoria enters 2006 with minor interior, exterior and functional changes. In addition to the new Tungsten Clearcoat Metallic paint offering, a 16-inch nine-spoke wheel is standard for LX. A trip computer is now standard with LX and LX sport, while a Perimeter Alarm is now available on all models. This year, a radio antenna built into the rear window replaces the traditional quarter-panel mast.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2006-ford-crown-victoria-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2006 Crown Victoria Ford models Sedan Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:38:08 +0000 admin 96708 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars