Posted by Autostead in Automotive News, Blog, BMW, Cadillac, Honda, Infiniti, Lexus, Nissan, Toyota
on Jul 20th, 2010 | 0 comments
Lexus wins the best overall car award for 2010...Discover which luxuries buyers want in their cars...New plug-in hybrid from Honda goes on the market...LEAF expansion planned from Nissan...Social Networking meets your car...
Posted by Autostead in Audi, Automotive News, Blog, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, Jaguar, Jeep, Land Rover, Mazda, Nissan, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen
on May 21st, 2010 | 0 comments
The New York Times: Many Hopes Ride on Makeover of the Grand Cherokee
With little new to attract shoppers, sales have been dismal, even as competitors’ dealerships have grown busier, and questions about Chrysler’s long-term viability have lingered. The introduction of the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the fourth generation of what was one of the most popular and widely recognized models during the sport utility vehicle boom, is meant to change that. Full Story…
mlive.com: Does Ford Have a Winner with Upcoming Fiesta?
Ford has announced profits during the first quarter, on the heels of General...
Posted by Autostead in Automotive News, Buick, GM, Infiniti, Lexus, Nissan, Toyota
on May 20th, 2010 | 0 comments
autoevolution: Toyota North America Confirms Lexus LS Recall
Toyota USA explained in detail how the system fault could affect Lexus LS models. “The VGRS may exhibit a temporary steering wheel off-center condition of up to 90 degrees after driving quickly from a very tight turn where the steering was at the end of its travel (full lock position – left or right)”, the statement continued. Full Story…
autoweek.com: Mercedes-Benz Asks U.S. Customers About A Future Small Car
The company says it is gathering input from U.S. consumers and is reviewing choices for a new line of entry-level...
Posted by Autostead in Automotive News, Blog, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Nissan
on May 19th, 2010 | 0 comments
Examiner.com: Chrysler to Recall 2010 Challengers, 40,000 Vehicles Total
This recall affects the 2010 Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger and Dodge Ram pickup along with the 2010 Chrysler 300, Jeep Commander and Jeep Grand Cherokee. The issue seems to be that the locking device in the ignition cylinder that prevents you from removing the key until the car is shifted into Park may not function properly, allowing the driver to remove the key without the car safely in park. Full Story…
The New York Times: Honda Delays the Next Civic
Honda revealed at the Tokyo auto show in October that the the next...
Posted by Autostead in Blog, Nissan, Pick-up Trucks
on Apr 20th, 2010 | 0 comments
Engine: 5.6-liter DOHC 32-valve V8 (VK56DE)
Horsepower: 317 @ 5,200 rpm
Torque: 385 lb-ft @ 3,400 rpm
Zero to 60 mph: 6.7 sec
Standing 1/4-mile: 15.4 sec @ 93 mph
EPA MPG: 13 city / 18 highway
The 2010 Titan Crew Cab LE is powered by a 5.6-liter V8 engine that churns out 317 horsepower and 385 lb-ft of torque, offering enough brute strength to pull up to 9,500 lbs. This truck is equipped with Utili-track™ bed channel system which has tie-down cleats that can be repositioned, plus the frame is all-steel, delivering greater load-bearing ability and improved overall ride quality. The active brake...