Over a decade ago, VW tried to close the gap through a technical partnership to use the Maserati Quattroporte's rear - wheel - drive platform but the project never made it past the initial statement of intent. VW again attempted to address the
delivered through a race-derived sequential gearbox. No performance figures were given. The mid-engined, rear - wheeldrive Vulcan can only be driven on race tracks and only 24 units will be built. Starting next year customers will be
and a ProMaster van in Houghton, Mich., driving up a snowy hill with a 20 percent incline. The Transit is a rear - wheel - drive van, the ProMaster, is front-wheel drive. A voiceover on theandnbsp; 44-second video andnbsp;has just
late 2013, Palmer also insisted that the manufacturing plans had been drawn up for a car based on the IDx, a rear - wheel - drive sports car he said would enter Nissan showrooms to form a three-sports-car strategy, along with the 370Z and
among European buyers. The body is 75 percent aluminum to save weight, and, like the 3 series, the XE has a rear - wheel - drive configuration. The XE's "integral link" rear suspension is built on a separate subframe, something that is
the Renault Twingo. All three vehicles have the same interior and powertrains. They also have a rear-engine, rear - wheel - drive layout. Despite sharing the same underpinnings, 95 percent of the Smart and Twingo parts visible to the customer
concept came together in just 9 months. But Buick needs a flagship sedan for China. And GM needs more volume on Cadillac's new rwd large-sedan platform. > Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Engine: A plug-in hybrid system that teams electric motors at the front
s something different for Buick that shows the brand has this flexibility or bandwidth,'" Smith says. The rear - wheel - drive Avenir concept was done in that same spirit, "to show that we can see the runway for the places that Buick can
vehicles would follow every six to nine months until Alfa Romeo had filled out its lineup. The new vehicles will be rear - wheeldrive , executives said. Asked if the sedan due in June would carry the historic Giulia name, Harald Wester -- Alfa
Cadillac plans to build its future entry-level sedan on the same rwd platform that underpins the ATS, code-named Alpha. "The cost ..... performance drivers' cars ... so it's better that we do it off a rear - wheel - drive architecture."
Cadillac plans to build its future entry-level sedan on the same rwd platform that underpins the ATS, codenamed Alpha. "The cost ..... drivers' cars andhellip; so it's better that we do it off a rear - wheeldrive architecture."
statement flagship sedan for China for sure; less so for the United States. And GM needs more volume from its large, rear - wheel - drive platform, code-named Omega, which will underpin the forthcoming Cadillac CT6 sedan. Reuss told reporters afterward
that is slated to premiere this year, said people familiar with the matter. The two models will both be based on rear - wheel - drive technology dubbed Giorgio, which has been developed by an engineering team led by former Ferrari managers, said
putting pretty easy to put into production pretty quiet. Rice says the app near is based on she ends on May not rearwheeldrive platform. That this England they'll underpin that Cadillac CT six. Buick also officially unveiling that winning
the concept car's new grille "puts a new face on the brand." Reuss said the Avenir is based on GM's Omega rear - wheel - drive platform, the same one that will underpin the Cadillac CT6 large sedan that is expected to be shown at the New
generation small block V-6 and V-8 due out around 2017. GM would use the system in its trucks and SUVs and rear - wheeldrive vehicles, such as the Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro. GM plans to meet stringent fuel economy standards with a
short supply. Full expansion of the brand is years away, and those cars are still in development. andgt; Strategy: Develop rwd and awd performance cars from scratch. Make them good. Call them Alfa Romeos. Sell them at a crazy profit.
especially among European buyers. The body is 75 percent aluminum to save weight and like the 3 series the XE has a rear - wheel - drive configuration. The XE's "integral link" rear suspension is built on a separate subframe, something that is
economy and often come in smaller sizes. The new models complement the conventional U.S. models -- large, rear - wheel - drive vans and trucks -- that changed little in approach or size for decades. The result is a product range far wider
up in the third quarter of 2016. Keep in mind FC aces who wants to extend use of the eight speed into all of its rearwheeldrive vehicles. Except the Dodge Viper and certain heavy duty ram pickups. As Automotive News first reported that would