Speaker: Bob Boniface


Episode #21 – Lincolns, Lambos, Buicks and Cadillacs in Manhattan

Wheel Bearings episode 21

Wheel Bearings 21

We wrap up highlights from the 2017 New York Auto Show including an all-new Lincoln Navigator, Buick Enclave, SuperCruising Cadillacs and aero-vectoring Lamborghini Huracans. We also discuss a Tesla AutoPilot lawsuit and modern turbocharged engines.  In the time gap since we last recorded, Dan has driven the Genesis G90 and Lexus RX450h while Sam has been through the aging Infiniti QX50 and the stunning new Infiniti Q60. Sam also spent a weekend with Chevrolet’s second-generation Cruze diesel to see if it could be a viable alternative for the all the Volkswagen TDI refugees.

Links

2018 Buick Enclave Avenir reveal

Lamborghini Huracan Performante Active Aerodynamics

Cadillac SuperCruise

Tesla AutoPilot 2.0 Class-Action 

2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Review

Episode #21 – Lincolns, Lambos, Buicks and Cadillacs in Manhattan
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Episode #20 – Stump Pulling Trucks, Sport Sedans, Hatchbacks and Crossover Wagons

Wheel Bearings Episode 20

Wheel Bearings Episode 20

In episode 20, Dan ponders what to tow with the massive 910 lb-ft of torque available from the redesigned 6.6-liter Duramax diesel in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado HD 2500 while Sam swaps the BMW 530i for a 330i. Buick has shifted gears with the new 2018 Regal, ditching the trunk in favor of a five-door hatchback or wagon/crossover and Hyundai Motor Group has launched two distinctly different vehicles off its first dedicated electrified vehicle platform. Sam got to drive the electric and hybrid variants of the Hyundai Ioniq while Dan got to at least see the Kia Niro.

Links

2018 Buick Regal Sportback and TourX Fill White Spaces in GM’s Lineup

Kia Reveals Its First Dedicated Hybrid, The Niro Crossover Plus New Optima Hybrids

2017 Hyundai Ioniq, Company’s First Dedicated Electrified Vehicle Platform Arrives In December

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