Promptly after its release, the newly redesigned Chevrolet Silverado 2014 was named North American Truck of the Year. However, being the only new truck released this year, is this really the best truck you can buy or was the award a supporting prize for the only NEW full-size truck released this year? Let’s find out.
Although it looks like any other sedan (four doors and the kind of silhouette you’d see on a road sign pictograph), its looks belay something hidden deep within: its the image of an American company battling for relevance, respect and your hard earned dollars.
Introduced at the 2014 Geneva Auto Show, the new Jeep Renegade will be a built in Melfi, Italy (engines and transmissions for the North American market will be built in the United States) alongside a sister subcompact crossover SUV called the Fiat 500X.
Infiniti has announced a raging hot 560HP twin turbo V6 (sound familiar?) in a blood-red Q50 body as being among a “premiere league of super-sports sedans”, a league which presumably includes such luminaries as the Maserati Quattreporte, the Ferarri FF, the Porsche Panamara, Aston Martin Rapide S, and the Mercedes S600.
At the ICAR motorsports park in the now-abandoned Mirabel airport takes place a unique learning experience: the BMW winter driving training. Under the watchful eye of former race car drivers, including Philippe Létourneau, we drifted and pushed our winter driving skills to the limit behind the wheel of BMW’s new 435.