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2014 Range Rover

Range Rover front viewed

Range Rover

The all-new Range Rover continues the tradition of all-terrain ability and comes now with a new suspension design, exterior and interior styling revision and a lightweight all-aluminum body structure. The 2014 Range Rover SUV is the flagship of Land Rover and has aeats up to five, a high level of luxury and performance on road and off road, and also comes now with the choice of a new powerful V6 engine, that replaces the naturally aspirated 5.0-liter V8 engine.

The 2014 Range Rover comes in four models: Range Rover base, HSE, Supercharged and Autobiography. The Range Rover base comes standard with 19-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, heated front seats, driver’s seat memory, five-mode seat massaging, 20-way power adjustable seat, keyless entry, keyless start, auto headlights, rain sensing wipers, hill descent control, powered split tailgate, a 380-watt Meridian sound system and a 8-inch touch screen with DVD playback and a navigation system. The Range Rover HSE adds 20-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, vent blades and door handles, body colored bumper, heated rear seats and upgraded leather upholstery.

Range Rover Supercharged adds a new V6 engine and 21-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels. Options for these three models include heated wood and leather steering wheel, soft door closing, adaptive cruise control, rear seat entertainment system and active rear locking differential.

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Buick Enclave

2013 Buick Enclave front image

2013 Buick Enclave

The 2013 Buick Enclave is a full-size family crossover that is built on the same GM Lambda platform as the Chevrolet Traverse and the GMC Acadia. The new 2013 Buick Enclave has a beautifully restyled interior and dashboard, comfortable seats and well-insulated cabin. This three-row luxury crossover has also an ample cargo space, smart electronics interface and it is considered by the reviewers a car that offers an excellent value in terms of amenities, styling, space and efficiency.

The 2013 Buick Enclave is offered in one trim level with a choice of three package levels, each of them being available with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Every Buick Enclave comes standard with seven-passenger capacity.

The 2013 Buick Enclave with the Convenience Group comes standard with 18-inch wheels, rear privacy glass, automatic xenon headlights, heated mirors,  power liftgate, rear parking sensors, cruise control, remote ignition, tri-zone automatic climate control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cloth upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel, an eight-way power driver seat, a rearview camera, active noise cancelation, dual outlet exhaust and a sound system with a CD player and an iPod/USB audio interface. Also present on the Enclave Convenience Group, is the IntelliLink electronics interface, which includes a 6.5-inch touchscreen, voice recognition and Bluetooth connectivity.

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2013 Porsche Panamera

2013 Porsche Panamera S photo

Porsche Panamera S

The 2013 Porsche Panamera is a four-door four-passenger luxury sedan with a hatchback-style trunk. One of the world’s best large sports sedan, the Porsche Panamera has luxury, space and performance, and competes with BMW 7 Series, Audi A8, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Maserati Quattroporte and Aston Martin Rapide.

The 2013 Porsche Panamera lineup includes rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive model, and comes with naturally aspirated and turbocharged engine. The 2013 Panamera comes in base, base 4 (AWD), S, S E-Hybrid, 4S (AWD), 4S Executive, GTS, Turbo and Turbo Executive trim levels.

The 2013 Porsche Panamera comes with rear-wheel drive, 18-inch wheels, LED daytime running lights, automatic xenon headlights, rear parking sensors, a sunroof, an auto-dimming mirrors, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, driver memory functions, eight-way power front seats, a navigation system, a cooled glove compartment, heated front seats and 11-speaker audio system with Bluetooth and USB/iPod interface. The Panamera 4 is similarly equipped and adds Porsche’s variable all-wheel-drive system. The Panamera S E-Hybrid is also similarly equipped, but manually controlled air conditioning replaces the climate control and halogen headlights replace the xenon headlights.

The 2013 Porsche Panamera S and all-wheel-drive 4S add an adaptive suspension, adaptive headlights, shift paddles and more interior lighting. The V8-powered GTS model comes with 19-inch wheels, 18-way active front seats and a sport-design steering wheel. The Panamera Turbo and Turbo Executive add 19-inch wheels (20-inch on Turbo Executive), front parking sensors, an adaptive air suspension, keyless ignition, keyless entry, a power-adjustable steering column, heated rear seats, a full leather interior and a 14-speaker Bose audio system. A very long options list is available for all models.

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