So, while the base one is a good choice, I think the real value of the Telluride is deciding to get the top-spec one instead of a much more expensive SUV from a more premium manufacturer. I think you’ll look as good or better, accomplish the same things, pay less for parts and repair, and find more fun things to spend your now-surplus tens of thousands of dollars on. Like an old car that’s actually fun to drive. … [Read more...] about The 2020 Kia Telluride Is a Pretty Nice SUV to Drive and Sleep In
But we didn’t believe it at the time, because every brand says it’s not going to do something that would be seen as a lame cash grab—until it does. Ask Ferrari, or Aston Martin, or anybody else. The anti-SUV camps are now making SUVs, because SUVs make money—money that could, perhaps, help fund the more fun cars. Or maybe it’ll just convince everyone to make more SUVs. Who knows. … [Read more...] about Bugatti Already Has A Crossover Design But There’s ‘No Budget And No Decision’ Right Now
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
And when it came to the T3 Syncro, things were no different. Though all 4WD models were built in Graz, Austria, the South African-market model was unique. The locking front differential, optional in other markets, was standard, for example. The T3 Kombi, known as the Volksie Bus down there, wasso successful that the rear-wheel drive model managed to stay in production down there until 2002, long after the motor moved up front everywhere else with the T4 generation. … [Read more...] about A Volkswagen T3 Syncro Is What You Need To Stop The Bike Thieves In the South African Bush
That's not the only possible situation either. As Patrick Lin asks in Wired, when faced with a choice of hitting one of two cars or people, what criteria should a driverless car use to pick its target? The future holds a whole bunch of complicated robo-ethics questions we're going to have to hammer out eventually, but in the meantime let's start with one: … [Read more...] about Should Your Driverless Car Kill You to Save Two Other People?