Trim levels range from the base Outback through the fully loaded L.L.Bean edition, the latter now available on both four- and six-cylinder Outbacks. The lineup offers sedan and wagon versions of nearly all trim levels. The Outback Sport, though related by name, is actually based on Subaru’s smaller Impreza.
The Buick Enclave crowns GM’s newest batch of crossover SUVs, a group that also includes the Saturn Outlook and GMC Acadia. The Enclave has some features not seen on the Outlook or Acadia, though, like a power-adjustable steering wheel, rear backup camera and additional noise insulation. Like its siblings, the Enclave offers three rows of seats standard. Trim levels include the base CX and uplevel CXL.
The crossovers signal a dramatic departure from GM’s current truck-based offerings, including the Chevrolet TrailBlazer and GMC Envoy. The Outlook, Acadia and Enclave are car-based, offering modern six-speed automatic transmissions and 3.6-liter V-6 engines that help them achieve substantially better gas mileage.
2008 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car Corvette Convertible in Atomic Orange. Production replicas based on the pace car will go on sale in the spring.
GMC enters the crossover SUV market for the first time with the release of its all-new 2007 Acadia. Visually, Acadia reflects design cues found on GMC full-size SUVs, with an athletic body accented by a tapered roofline, polished aluminum roof rails, large headlights with projector beam technology, LED taillights, and rear spoiler. Acadia features a body-frame integral design that enables lower step-in height, and seating for up to 8-occupants.
Will the exotic Acura Advanced Sports Car, which provides a glimpse at the next generation Acura, make an appearance during the 2007 Chicago Auto Show? Check back soon to learn the answer and see more images of the Acura concept coupe.
Muscular, but elegant describes the elongated figure of the new Audi Q7 TDI concept vehicle. Predicting the styling of the coming 2008 Q7, the concept’s most striking feature is the enormous, vertical single-frame radiator grille. Flanking the grille are wide headlight units with visible light tubes. The multi-purposed vehicle also sports a flowing roofline with coupe-like profile, and steeply angled D-pillars.The awesome 500 horsepower, 6.0-liter V-12 TDI directs its power to a new 6-speed tiptronic transmission, and from here, the forces flow to a quattro driveline. Incredibly fast for its size, the Q7 TDI sprints from 0-to-60 miles per hour in just 5.5-seconds, and thanks to its diesel engine, achieves around 20 mpg combined city and highway. Leather upholstered interior offers 3-rows of seating to accommodate up to 7-people. Carbon panels give added emphasis to the interior’s sporting flair.