Tag: US Cars 2015

Volkswagen Unveils The 2015 Golf Hatch: Starts At $17,995

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf finally arrives in the US in the coming month of August and will start from $17,995 for the 2-door Golf Launch Edition model, a good drop of $2000 compared to the previous generation model. The seventh generation Golf will be available in 2- or 4-door configuration and with a choice of two powertrains: an existing TSI petrol unit and an all new turbo TDI clean diesel heart. Apart from the new engine, the 2015 Golf also features a bigger outer-shell – 2.1 inches longer, 0.5 inches wider and 1.1 inches shorter.

Based on Volkswagen’s MQB platform, the styling of the model has also been refreshed, including a new front. Complementing the new fascia is a set of sharply-styled headlights, a sleeker grille and some extra character lines. The inside of the new Golf too receives some improvements both in terms of features and space. The trunk



2015 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Limited Edition Model Announced From $72,195

Just yesterday, Cadillac has announced a new special model for their portfolio. We are talking about the 2015 Cadillac CTS-V coupe is the last generation V-Series model that packs a host of goodies to lure any performance car lover. The next generation V-Series is slated for the next year. The 2015 CTS-V Coupe is a limited edition model and Cadillac will produce only 500 models of the same. The same will go on sale during the later half of 2014. Being a V-Series, a lot is expected in terms of performance and technology, and the 2015 CTS-V is no exception.

In brief, the 2015 model packs a supercharged V8 engine putting out 556 hp, a high performance braking system from Brembo and Cadillac’s Magnetic Ride Control. This 2+2 layout performance vehicle features a exclusive Ebony interior complemented by contrast stitching in red. The list of exclusive features includes Midnight Sapele



2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Coming To US By 2014 End

The US market is going to get its first fully electric vehicle in the form of the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf this year. As per the official word, Volkswagen is going to introduce the 2015 e-Golf in US by the end of 2014. This all new model will be available in four-door form only and will boast LED headlights with daytime running lights, a unique aluminum wheel design, a blue accented radiator grille and plenty of other goodies. Powering the 2015 e-Golf is an EEM-85 synchronous permanent-magnet AC electric motor that produces 115 hp and peak torque of 199 pound-feet.

With class leading torque output, the e-Golf accelerates to 25 mph in 4.2 seconds and to 60 mph in nearly 10 seconds. The motor helps the car achieve an electronically limited top speed of 87 mph. Coupled to the AC electric motor is a compact, single-speed EQ270 transmission which incorporates an



2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI For US: Starts From $24,395

Volkswagen has unveiled the seventh generation Golf GTI for the US market which, as per the carmaker, is bigger, lighter, more fuel efficient and faster than the previous generation model. Not only that, the new generation GTI also offers more trunk space and bears a lower price tag. Wasting no more time, let us start with the looks first. The 2015 Golf GTI looks pretty much the same except for some changes including a tweaked front that features a bright-red horizontal graphic, sharper headlights, a sleeker grille and new body lines.

As far as the characteristic changes are concerned, compared to the standard Golf models, the GTI one gets standard LED foglights, red brake calipers, bespoke GTI alloy wheels, side skirts, unique rear diffuser, roof spoiler and bright dual exhaust tips. Dimension wise, the new Golf GTI is 2.1 inches longer, 0.5 inches wider and 1.1 inches shorter. The all



2015 Honda Fit Hatch Goes On Sale Today: Starts From $15,525

A week ago Honda unveiled the 2015 Honda Fit hatchback for the US market and the same goes on the sale today. Honda has been betting big on the 2015 Model Year Fit which is claimed to offer best-in-class cargo and passenger space, is more refined, features a completely new styling and comes with a good number of standard features. Starting at $15,525, the 2015 Fit is just $100 dearer than the outgoing model but is significantly improved than the latter in most of the areas. The entire 2015 Fit model lineup is powered by an all new Earth Dreams Technology, 1.5 liter, DOHC, 4-cylinder engine which puts out 130 hp of power and peak torque of 114 lb-ft.

The newly developed engine offers more power and torque, and is more responsive than the current model. Complementing the new powertrain are two newly developed transmissions: a 6 speed manual and



Acura TLX Production Model To Debut At 2014 New York Auto Show

Since long we have been hearing about the TLX, one of the latest concepts cars from well know Japanese car manufacturer Acura. The latest news in regard to the Acura TLX is that the production model of the same is going to debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. The 2015 Acura TLX is going to be midsize luxury saloon but is claimed to be deliver higher levels of refinement and luxury. Moreover the car will offer unmatched performance thanks to the family of next generation powertrains that will be offered by Acura.

What is known about the powertrain department as of now is that the 2015 TLX will have two advanced engine options: a 2.4 liter i-VTEC and a 3.5 liter i-VTEC. The standard model will be powered by a 2.4 liter, 4 cylinder, 16 valve, direct injected i–VTEC petrol engine that will come mated with a



2015 Audi A3 Sedan Is Here: Pricing And Details

After a long wait, Audi has finally announced the 2015 Audi A3 sedan for the US market. The premium sedan is claimed to set new standards in the entry level category with a host of convenience features including a segment-first on-board 4G LTE data connection. Starting with the A3 sedan as of now, Audi has confirmed that the remaining lineup, which includes A3 TDI clean diesel, A3 Cabriolet, A3 e-tron PHEV and S3, will be rolled out in the next 16 months. For the North American market, Audi will offer the A3 sedan with two powertrain options: 1.8 TFSI and 2.0 TFSI.

The 1.8 liter engine produces a decent 170 hp while the 2.0 liter petrol heart develops a more punchy 220 hp. As far as the standard features are concerned, the A3 sedan will come with signature Singleframe grille, leather seating surfaces, super-thin retractable MMI display and more. Other