The fact that Kia is building a large seven/eight-seater SUV is about as surprising as discovering that the Twinkie you’ve just bitten into contains an interior chamber, filled with a white, sweet, creamery substance. It’s a move so safe that I’d tell it my bank card PIN, if it asked. People will buy these, because, it seems, that’s all they want to buy anymore. Happily, Kia’s jump on this particular bandwagon is a jump well executed. I can say this because not only did I take the 2020 Kia Telluride on a little road trip, but I slept in it overnight, too, because that’s how you really get to know a car. … [Read more...] about The 2020 Kia Telluride Is a Pretty Nice SUV to Drive and Sleep In
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Base: Starts at $31,050. Notable standard features: 3.5-liter V6, 6-speed automatic transmission, hill start assist, paddle shifters, automatic headlamps, 18” aluminum wheels, power locks, power windows, cloth seats, power driver seat, front and side airbags, rearview camera, 4.2” cluster screen, six-speaker audio system, and 4.2” touchscreen for SYNC in-car communication system. Notable options: 2.3-liter turbo I4 ($995); all-wheel drive ($2,000); Class II Trailer tow package for awd 2.3L ($395); Class III Trailer Tow Package for awd 3.5L ($570). XLT: Starts at $33,400. Notable standard features over Base: heated mirrors with LED indicators, 18” unique wheels, power driver and passenger seat, leather wrapped shift knob and steering wheel, satellite radio, push-botton start, reverse sensing system, keyless entry keypad, perimeter alarm. Notable options: 2.3-liter turbo I4 ($995); all-wheel drive ($2,000); Class II Trailer tow package for awd 2.3L ($395); Class … [Read more...] about Ford Explorer: The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide
Jalopnik asked a Bugatti representative about that interpretation of the Q&A and they declined to comment, but any other reading of it would mean the company has had a real change in philosophy since six months ago, when Winkelmann so adamantly rejected the idea of a Bugatti SUV. We’ll just have to see the answer when, or if, Bugatti decides to move forward with it. … [Read more...] about Bugatti Already Has A Crossover Design But There’s ‘No Budget And No Decision’ Right Now
With local pedigree like that, its only natural that Volkswagen brought in local talent to sell their van. David Kramer was a treasured local folk musician whose blend of music and humor helped humanize the victims of Apartheid. Despite his controversial reputation and appetite for ribbing at the regime, Kramer was a star, and Volkswagen put that star power to use. … [Read more...] about A Volkswagen T3 Syncro Is What You Need To Stop The Bike Thieves In the South African Bush
There's a train speeding down the tracks towards five innocent people who will never get away in time. You can save them by pulling a switch, but it'll kill another person on a different track. It's a thought experiment people have debated for ages, but it's about to become a real dilemma when we program robots to pull the switch, or not. … [Read more...] about Should Your Driverless Car Kill You to Save Two Other People?