Tag: VW

NYIAS 2014: Day 1

Day 1 of the New York International Auto Show 2014 has drawn to a close. The morning began with a keynote address from Ford COO Mark Fields and ended with a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Ford Mustang. In between the bookends of Ford Motor Company […]

Simple Things: 2014 Mazda 6

Sometimes the simple things in life bring the most enjoyment. The 2014 Mazda 6 wins you over with the simple things; a rev-happy engine, crisp gearshifts, a willing chassis. The new 6 wraps all these things into the sporty and appealing package that is Mazda’s Kodo design theme. […]

5 Best/Worst of the 2014 NAIAS

The 2014 North American International Auto Show media days have ended. As Detroit recovers from the influx of over 5,000 journalists and Joe Biden, we sat down and talked through our opinions of the show. The resulting list, conceived at Olive Garden over endless salad and bread sticks, […]

Toss Up: 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander

For 2014, Mitsubishi executed an extensive redesign for the Outlander. SUVs have always been popular, requiring manufacturers to burn the midnight oil to come up with fresh ideas that will draw the attention of consumers. The latest design from Mitsubishi is one that will give people a reason […]

Rewired: 2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Everyone knows the Toyota Avalon as the flagship for Toyota.  Last spring, Toyota unveiled an entirely redesigned Avalon.  The new design also came with the addition of a hybrid model, and that is the one we have here. We were interested to see how Toyota applied their mastery […]

Little Black Dress: 2014 VW Touareg TDI

The 2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI is the automotive equivalent of a little black dress. Every woman has one—they’re simple, timeless, and useful in a number of different situations. The Touareg has embodied these characteristics since its inception. Although the 2014 model year received only a few minor changes, […]

The Euro Option: 2013 VW Passat TDI SE

Something amazing is happening in America. Both the take rates for manual transmissions and diesel powertrains are on the rise. Similarly, the sales of manual-equipped diesel-powered vehicles is also on the rise. We at Limited Slip Blog refer to that combo as “the Euro option” since this powertrain combination […]