2018 Volvo S60 Inscription T5 AWD

What It Is: The long-wheelbase variant of the Volvo S60 entry-luxury sedan. Imported from China, the S60 Inscription has a wheelbase that’s 3.1 inches greater than that of the standard car. The additional space is gifted entirely to rear-seat passengers, where legroom grows from 33.5 inches to 36.9. Only the S60’s entry-level turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four is offered in the Inscription. Christened T5 in Volvo parlance, the engine produces 240 horsepower and mates to an eight-speed automatic transmission (the standard S60 that Volvo builds in Sweden also is available with either a 302-…

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2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk review, test drive

What is it? There’s an adventurer inside every one of us. For some, this may mean switching on National Geographic, while there are those who prefer to put on their hiking boots and head out for adrenaline-pumping thrills, and the Trailhawk is this kind of on an adventurer. Every model that Jeep builds must have a Trail Rated or Trailhawk (as they are called) version; one that displays better off-road ability than the regular model and comes out on top in tests in five specific areas – traction, water fording,…

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Audi A8 TDI Quattro first drive brings autonomy to luxury saloon market

Review Audi has set a new benchmark with the latest version of its A8 luxury saloon. The new flagship will be the first production car to offer an autonomous driving function. While it isn’t a core fleet model, the A8 is extremely important as it showcases technology that will eventually filter down into future mainstream models. Traffic Jam Pilot will allow hands-off driving in certain conditions up to speeds of 37mph. The A8 will also have an autonomous remote parking capability. These functions are possible thanks to a dedicated driver…

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