2015 Seat Leon X-Perience
The 2015 Seat Leon X-Perience with permanent four-wheel drive and all-road equipment offers driving fun whichever route you choose. The newest member of the Leon line-up combines emotional design with state-of-the-art technology, as well as optimum usability with surprising versatility.
Apart from the SUV-like height granted by its taller suspension package, the X-Perience adds a familiar assortment of crossover elements, including grey plastic scuff guards and unique bumpers at both ends.
Under the hood, we will find a choice of three four-cylinder engines: a turbocharged 1.8-liter petrol that delivers 180 PS (132 kW) and 280 Nm (206 lb-ft) of torque; a 2.0-liter TDI diesel engine that delivers 150 PS (110 kW) and 320 Nm (236 lb-ft) of torque or 184 PS (135 kW) and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque; a 1.6-liter TDI diesel with 110 PS (81 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque.
For the technological features this model will be equipped with special Seat Easy Connect operating system’s touch screen with proximity sensors. While the optional features will includes radar-based Adaptive Cruise Control, Front Assist with city emergency braking function available at speeds of 5 to 30 km/h, it can react at the last second with emergency braking…
2015 Ford Edge
Ford Motor has unveiled the next-generation 2015 Ford Edge at a special event at the company’s headquarters in Dearborn, Mich. The crossover moves to a new platform that also underpins the latest Ford Fusion and gains an all-new suspension…
The 2015 Edge, now based on the same global platform as the award-winning Ford Fusion that debuted in North America in 2012, will deliver the confident, smooth driving experience customers expect from Ford.
Overall, changes in the cabin focus on material quality, and it strikes us as healthy improvements over the current vehicle. The instrument cluster retains the same dual displays of the current model, while the center stack has been given a light redo. Gone are the controversial touch-capacitive switchgear that were found on high-end versions of the last-gen Edge.
Advanced petrol engines combining turbocharging and direct fuel injection are also available as the choice of powerplant for the new engine, in both 2.0-litre and 2.7-litre configurations. In North America where the car will go on sale in 2015 the Edge will have a 3.5-litre V6 available, while in Europe and presumably Australia the option of 2.0-litre turbo diesel power will also be available…
2015 Acura MDX
The new car model – 2015 Acura MDX goes on sale now, It’ll start just a tick higher than previous model, at $43,460 for the two-wheel drive model. The SH-AWD version with the advance package starts at $57,675, once again including an $895 destination charge.
The new MDX takes to a shape that’s a little more sport-wagon influenced, perhaps, and mates that with interiors that are a little warmer. The sleeker profile, more curvaceous sheetmetal, and some new, precise front-end details serve to give it a leaner look overall.
All 2015 MDX models feature the same engine, a 3.5-liter V-6 with direct fuel injection and cylinder deactivation. Peak output comes in at 290 horsepower and 267 pound-feet of torque, which is channeled to the wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.
Additional advanced-technology safety features include Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Forward Collision Warning (FCW). a Wide View Camera, and a Blind Spot Information system. A driver’s knee bag rounds out an already complete safety set, and there’s also Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), which will provide a gentle, proactive nudge to the steering to help you stay in your intended lane…
The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport have received a handful of updates for the new model year, including new equipment upgrades and upgraded CVT that makes the compact crossover perform better.
The most notable addition is a new CVT for improved performance off the line, with gearing similar to a seven-speed automatic. It also bumps city/highway fuel economy up to 25/32 mpg for 2WD models and 24/30 mpg for 4WD configurations, an increase of a single mpg all around, though the numbers are pending official EPA certification.
Mitsubishi claims the new transmission is the equivalent of fitting the Outlander Sport with a seven-speed automatic. The five-speed manual is still also available on the front-wheel drive ES trim, rated at 24 mpg city and 30 mpg highway. All models also get electric power steering, and the company reports that the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is enhanced as well, but still makes the same 148 horsepower and 145 pound-feet of torque from last year…