Why The Jaguar F-Type Is Getting All-Wheel Drive

The Jaguar F-Type is one of the most compelling sports cars to come along in years, primarily because it adheres so closely to the classic sports car formula: open top, two seats, rear-wheel drive. (The sexy looks, sexy speed and sexy noises help too.) So why would Jaguar add all-wheel drive to that equation? » 7/29/14 10:43am 7/29/14 10:43am

Chrysler Kills AWD Versions Of 2009 Avenger, Sebring, Caliber

Citing abysmal take rates of less than 1.5%, Chrysler is discontinuing the all-wheel-drive » 10/21/08 3:45pm 10/21/08 3:45pm versions of the , and beginning in 2009. Chrysler mentions lack of consumer interest and reduced fuel economy as prime reasons for dropping the option; Borg Warner, the AWD supplier, thinks Chrysler is jumping the gun,…

Entire 2009 Saab 9-3 Lineup Gets XWD, Non-XWD Model To Start At $28,835

We knew it was on the way, but the Cross-Wheel-Drive system which debuted on the 2008 Saab 9-3 Turbo X » 9/11/08 6:20pm 9/11/08 6:20pm has been made available across the rest of the 9-3 lineup for 2009. The Haldex-sourced system provides on-demand all-wheel drive which can be shifted to the wheel with the greatest grip on the fly. XWD equipped cars…

2009 Lincoln MKS AWD, Lounging In Suburbia

Looks like reader James Kenney is in a prime location for catching first glimpses of new Ford products. After bringing us a look at that first picture of the 45th Anniversary Ford Mustang, the most over-the-top OMG-amazing-drop-dead-sexy Mustang variant since the one before it, he's managed to spot an actually sexy… » 5/23/08 1:40pm 5/23/08 1:40pm

Saab's New "Cross Wheel Drive" in Detail

This week, Saab announced it would give the world of car watchers something unexpected — rear wheel drive. Well, in a sense. It's Saab's new Cross Wheel Drive system, by Sweden's Haldex, and it offers up to 100-percent rear torque transfer. Of course, the front wheels get the same consideration. It's the first US… » 11/16/07 9:45am 11/16/07 9:45am

Borg-Warner All-Wheel Drive Coming to Sebring, Avenger

Any press release containing the words "Building on our successful launch on the 2007 Chrysler Pacifica" has a bit of a credibility problem. Fortunately, BorgWarner's spinmeisters aren't talking about the Pacifica itself. They're lauding the front wheel all-wheel drive system currently underpinning [dust collecting]… » 2/14/07 1:35pm 2/14/07 1:35pm