Category Archives: 2014 Car Models

2014 Chevrolet SS sedan

A photo of the all-new Chevrolet SS

Chevrolet SS

The 2014 Chevrolet SS sedan is an all-new model and also is the first rear-wheel-drive sedan offered by Chevrolet in 17 years. This sports sedan competes with Ford Taurus SHO, Chrysler 300C SRT8, Hyundai Genesis and Dodge Charger SRT8. The new SS shares its platform (named Zeta) with the Australian-built rear-drive Holden Commodore and it is a refined and more aggressively version of the Chevrolet Caprice PPV (Police Pursuit Vehicle) that is sold for police fleets.

This muscle-car is powered by a 415-horsepower, 6.2-liter V8 engine (same engine from the Camaro) that generates 384 pound-feet of torque. This engine is paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission with shift paddles mounted behind the steering wheel. Chevrolet estimates the SS sedan accelerates from zero to 60 mph in five seconds.

The all-new 2014 Chevrolet SS sedan comes standard with a performance-tuned electric power steering, Brembo brakes, 19-inch five-spoke aluminum wheels, aluminum hood and rear trunk lid, foglights, LED running lamps, high-intensity discharge headlights, leather upholstery, blue ambient lighting, eight-way adjustable front seats, a 4.2-inch touchscreen multimedia system, a navigation system, the Chevrolet’s MyLink Infotainment System, Bluetooth connectivity and a 9-speaker Bose sound system.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA

Mercedes-Benz CLA

Mercedes-Benz CLA

The 2014 CLA is the smallest car of Mercedes-Benz in America and it is one of the most affordable model of the German manufacturer on this market. The CLA is a four-door sedan, but it is classified as a four-door coupe, due to its design. The CLA is the first and only front-wheel-drive model offered by the Mercedes on the U.S. market. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz is classified as an entry-level luxury model (starting at 29,900 $ MSRP) and offers luxury-car quality for a relatively low price, premium materials and also elegance and prestige.

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA is an all-new model that is available in CLA250 and CL45 AMG trim levels. An all-wheel drive CLA250 4Matic model is expected to appear later. The closest competitors of the 2014 CLA are Audi A3, BMW 1Series, Cadillac ATS and Buick Verano.

The new 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, eight-way power front seats, cruise control, automatic wipers, driver memory settings, premium vinyl upholstery, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, a 5.8″ display and Mbrace2 telematics and smartphone integration. The CLA45 AMG adds tuned suspension, 18-inch alloy wheels and 4Matic all-wheel drive as standard.

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2014 Dodge Durango

The 2014 Dodge Durango

2014 Dodge Durango

The 2014 Durango is the Dodge’s largest SUV that comes now with a revised rear and front styling, an updatet interior styling with a new three-spoke steering wheel and a 8.4-inch touchscreen display and also a new eight-speed automatic transmission. The 2014 Dodge Durango is a three-row unibody large SUV that shares its platform with Jeep Grand Cherokee, and comes with a powerful engine, high-quality interior materials, generous towing capacity and three-row of seats that can be configurated in a wide variety of ways.

The 2014 Dodge Durango comes with seats for seven and it is available in five trim levels: SXT, SXT Plus, Limited, R/T and Citadel. The 2014 Durango SXT comes standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, foglights, automatic headlights, heated mirrors, roof rails, cruise control, full power accessories, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, tri-zone automatic climate control, cloth upholstery, a 60/40-split-folding and reclining second-row seat, a 50/50-split-folding third-row seat, Bluetooth connectivity and a 6-speaker audio system with touchscreen and USB inputs. The SXT Plus adds leather-wrapped steering wheel and unique interior design elements.

The Rallye package adds 20-inch wheels, polished exhaust tips and additional body-color exterior trim. A roof rail, an eight-way power driver seat, heated front seats, parking sensors and a rearview camera are all available as options.

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Toyota Tundra

The new 2014 Toyota Tundra truck

Toyota Tundra on-road

The 2014 Toyota Tundra is fully redesigned and remains one of the most capable full-size pickups on the market. The 2014 Toyota Tundra has now a refreshed interior and a new exterior look, and also offers some personal-use friendly trim levels. With numerous options available, Tundra can became an well-equipped family-use car. However, the Toyota Tundra is primarily a real pickup truck, a workhorse for people who need it.

The 2014 Toyota Tundra offers five distinct trim levels, each with its own unique interior and exterior look: SR, SR5, Limited, Platinum and a new 1794 Edition (named for the former San Antonio ranchland that the Tundra’s factory now sits atop). The Tundra comes in three cab styles: regular (only SR), double cab and crew cab (named CrewMax) configurations. Double cab and CrewMax models offer four-door access and seating for five, but CrewMax has more space available for rear passengers. On the other hand, the Double cab models are offered with standard bed or long bed.

The 2014 Toyota Tundra entry-level SR model is a work truck and it comes standard with 18-inch steel wheels, 60/40 split-folding rear bench seat, power windows, Entune Audio, Bluetooth connectivity, a rearview camera, fog lights, High Solar Energy-Absorbing (HSEA) glass, air conditioning and Display Audio system. The SR5 adds a chrome grille, satellite radio, variable intermittent windshield wipers and 18-inch alloy wheels.

The Tundra Limited model adds to previous model 20-inch alloy wheels, Entune Premium with navigation, dual-zone automatic climate control, auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated leather seats, Deck Rail System with with four adjustable tie-down cleats, chrome heated power outside mirrors and more. A TRD off-road package is available for the Limited. The Platinum trim focuses on “urban and contemporary” (Toyota says) adds chrome and brushed metallic trim, perforated black leather seats, a 12-speaker audio system, power moonroof, front and rear parking assist sensors, LED Daytime Running Lights and auto-dimming outside mirrors with turn signal indicators.

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2014 Audi R8

The new R8 from Audi

Audi R8

The 2014 Audi R8 comes with the first substantial revision for the supercar since it was launched in 2007. The new R8 comes now with styling updates, the addition of V10 Plus model and with a new seven-speed dual-clutch sequential manual transmission. The new 2014 Audi R8 is a sleek, elegant and very fast two-seat sports car that also offers a comfortable cabin and a mid-mounted engine. The Audi R8 competes with Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Ferrari 458 Porsche 911 and Aston Martin V8 Vantage.

The 2014 Audi R8 is a coupe exotic supercar, available in V8, V10 and V10 Plus trim levels. The R8 convertible (named Spyder) is considered a distinct model. The 2014 Audi R8 V8 comes standard with 19-inch wheels, cruise control, adaptive suspension, full LED lighting, heated seats, eight-way power adjustable seats, automatic climate control, heated side mirrors, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, Bluetooth connectivity and 7-speaker sound system with satellite radio and 6-Cd changer. The Convenience package adds parking sensors and a rearview camera. Power-folding mirrors, carbon-ceramic brakes, a navigation system, an iPod interface and a 12-speaker Bang&Olufsen audio system are also available as options.

The 2014 R8 V10 adds a V10 engine, a tuned suspension, premium leather upholstery and a navigation system. The R8 V10 Plus model adds a higher-output engine, the carbon-ceramic brakes and an upgraded adaptive suspension.

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