The 2014 Mazda CX-9 Looks Like A Mazda

I know what you're thinking: So what? The last one was a boring, minivan-esque suburban driveway flower. But the latest Mazda CX-9 Crossover, to be introduced in North America sometime late this year or early next, will be all new. » 9/18/12 1:20pm 9/18/12 1:20pm

The Peugeot HX1 is a conspicuously attractive luxury concept MPV

The French upper crust once lived so luxuriously the masses decided to chop their heads off, perhaps hoping to find gold inside the aristocratic piñatas. Yet the dour, simple Germans have owned the luxury market. Can an MPV place the French back atop the throne of conspicuous consumption? Sadly, no, because it's just a… » 9/14/11 2:30pm 9/14/11 2:30pm

De Tomaso back to life with SLC crossover, better off dead

Of all the defunct car companies, De Tomaso holds a special place in my heart for its often strange combination of American muscle and often strange but always glorious Italian styling (see Pantera and Mangusta). Someone must have stolen my dream journal, because they're bringing it back as a CROSSOVER! » 2/10/11 12:30pm 2/10/11 12:30pm

2012 MINI Cooper i-MegaCity?

According to French magazine, L'Automobile, this is an early prototype of the upcoming 2012 MINI Cooper or the i-MegaCity, featuring MINI Crossover Concept-inspired headlights and a much smaller, non-clamshell hood. Sacrilege! » 5/14/09 10:30am 5/14/09 10:30am

MINI Crossover: Little SUV Caught Braving Snowy Weather

A development mule for the upcoming MINI crossover has again been spotted. The little-UV-that-could was caught outfitted in BMW's brown acid camouflage and true to the concept of a MINI SUV, playing in the snow. » 1/28/09 12:30pm 1/28/09 12:30pm

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan S, Part Three

Why you should buy the 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan S: » 11/13/08 1:00pm 11/13/08 1:00pm Volkswagen has taken some flack for saying the Tiguan is like the GTI of crossover SUVs. It isn't. At best, it's the GTI of people who go antiquing on the weekend, don't drive particularly fast and live in a college town. If you don't want a wagon, won't drive a Ford and …

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan S, Part Two

Exterior Design: **** » 11/12/08 1:00pm 11/12/08 1:00pm The puts its best face forward, literally. The front fascia borrows more from the attractive and than its platform-mate, the bland Rabbit. The proportions look muscular enough to tackle harsh roads (it actually isn't), sporty enough to best the competition on the track (it won't) and roomy…

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan S, Part One

As legend has it, Abraham Lincoln walked three miles through the snow to return a book because it was the honorable thing to do. That's nothing. I drove 164 miles through Texas in a 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan » 11/11/08 1:00pm 11/11/08 1:00pm S to return a book because I've got a bad history of losing my best friend's books. I once loaned one to someone…

2009 Saturn Vue 2 Mode Hybrid: First Drive

The 2009 Saturn Vue 2 Mode Hybrid » 10/23/08 2:30pm 10/23/08 2:30pm wasn’t designed for us. If we wanted a hybrid, we wouldn’t want it in the form of a small crossover SUV. But since we don’t actually want a hybrid, it’s probably a good thing that GM designed the Vue 2 Mode for people that do want one and want it to perform like a regular V6-equipped…

Study Shows McCain Winning Over Hummer Moms, Obama Cleaning Up With…

A survey of more than 11,000 car owners and likely voters by Kelley Blue Book » 10/23/08 2:20pm 10/23/08 2:20pm shows that Senator John McCain does better than Senator Barack Obama among owners of domestic brands and full-size SUVs, while Senator Obama does better with owners of import brands, hybrids and hatchbacks. Though this doesn't come as a…

First Photos Of New Car-Based Ford Explorer

The quick shutterbugs at KGP just snapped these first pictures of what appears to be a test mule for the new Ford Explorer running around on a car platform on the streets of Dearborn, MI. We've already reported the next-generation Explorer will be more car-like » 10/23/08 11:55am 10/23/08 11:55am, something hinted at with the shown at Detroit earlier…

Mini Crossover Spotted In Brown Acid Camouflage

Hot on the heels of the Mini Crossover Concept » 10/17/08 12:20pm 10/17/08 12:20pm revealed at the , we get our first glimpse of a prototype Mini crossing over in the wild. The all-wheel-drive micro-UV is obviously wearing the same epilepsy-inducing camouflage BMW has been fond of lately, but you can see the mule bears a great deal of resemblance to the …