The all-new 2013 Audi S6 is the sport-refined version of the new Audi A6 and comes with a more powerful and fuel-efficient engine, air suspension, upgraded brakes, high-performance tires and an interior that is characterized by sporty elegance. The rivals of new Audi S6 are BMW 5 Series, Jaguar XF, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Infiniti M56.
The 2013 Audi S6 is a midsize sport sedan that is offered in one well-equipped Prestige trim level. Standard features of the new 2013 Audi S6 include 19-inch wheels, adaptive air suspension, adaptive xenon headlights, keyless ignition, keyless entry, power sunroof, park assist, rearview camera, heated auto-dimming sideview mirrors, Audi Drive Select, leather upholstery, power heated front sport seats, driver memory setting, four-zone automatic climate control, power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a navigation system and a Bose audio system with CD/DVD player and USB/iPod interface.
The 2013 Audi S6 comes with a number of packages. The Innovation package includes adaptive cruise control, night vision assist, power-folding sideview mirrors, a head-up display and lane departure warning. The Driver Assistance package includes side blind-zone warning and Pre-Sense Plus, which alerts the driver if a potential collision is detected. The Comfort Seating package features passenger memory settings and front seats with ventilation and massaging function.
The X1 is the newest addition to BMW’s crossover lineup and it is also the smallest. The subcompact premium crossover segment is a new one in the U.S. Although new to the US market, the BMW X1 has been on sale in Europe for more than three years. The 2013 BMW X1 is a Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) that combines a useful passenger package with the driving dynamics like all BMWs.
The all-new 2013 BMW X1 is offered in three trim levels. The all-wheel drive is standard in the xDrive 35i while the models with the smaller engine are offered with all-wheel drive ( xDrive 28i) or rear-wheel drive ( sDrive 28i ).
The 2013 BMW X1 sDrive 28i comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, rear privacy glass, automatic wipers, automatic headlights, cruise control, foglamps, eight-way manual front seats, 60/40 split-folding rear seats, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, automatic climate control, the iDrive electronics interface and an eight-speaker sound system with a CD player, HD radio and an iPod/USB interface. The xDrive 28i adds all-wheel drive and hill descent control.
The 2013 BMW X1 xDrive 35i adds a more powerful engine, 18-inch wheels, a panoramic sunroof, adaptive bi-xenon headlights with washers and eight-way power front seats. The Premium package adds keyless ignition, keyless entry, leather upholstery, front-seat power lumbar support and auto-dimming mirrors. The Cold Weather package adds heated steering wheel and heated front seats. The Technology package includes a navigation system and BMW’s Assist Safety telematics system.
The 2013 Ford Escape (known as Kuga in Europe and Asia) is a midsize five-passenger SUV that has a competitive list of technology and safety features. The all-new 2013 Ford Escape replaces the 12-year-old model of the same name, that was one of the best-selling small SUV ever. The all-new Ford Escape competes with the Chevrolet Equinox, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4, Kia Sportage and Mazda CX5.
The new 2013 Ford Escape is available in S, SE, SEL and Titanium trims, in either front or all-well drive. The 2013 Ford Escape S (MSRP from $ 22,470) comes with 17-inch steel wheels, full power accesories, an integrated blind-spot mirror, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, air-conditioning, cruise control and a six-speaker sound system with a CD-player and auxiliary audio jack. Options for the S include MyKey parental controls and steering-wheel audio controls.
The SE trim adds 17-inch alloy wheels, a turbocharged engine, foglamps, automatic headlights, reclining rear seats and steering-wheel audio controls. Options for the SE include 18-inch wheels, a power liftgate, panoramic sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control and a navigation system.
The 2013 Hyundai Veloster is an innovative hatchback car with unconventional 3-door design (one on the driver side and two on the passenger side). This car is offered in two trim levels: base (MSRP from $ 17,450) and Turbo (MSRP from $ 21,950). The 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo is an all-new model with a more powerful engine. The Hyundai Veloster Turbo competes with cars like the Volkswagen GTI, Honda Civic SI, Mini Cooper S and Subaru BRZ.
The 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo comes standard with 18-inch wheels, LED running lights, foglamps, heated mirrors, keyless entry, cruise control, keyless ignition, heated front seats, driver lumbar adjustments, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, leather upholstery, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifters, a touchscreen electronics interface, a sport-tuned steering and a sport-tuned suspension. The Ultimate package adds to 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo the rear parking sensors, automatic headlights, panoramic sunroof, 115-volt outlet, navigation system and rearview camera.
The agressive personality of 2013 Veloster Turbo means it can be dressed in an exclusive Matte Gray, a Hyundai first. All 2013 Veloster Turbo models are available in colors that fit the cars “own-it” attitude and characteristics of a long-distance runner, including Elite White. Interior color choices are Graphite Black or exclusive to the Veloster Turbo Graphite Black with Blue accents and headliner graphics for non-panoramic sunroof models.
The all-new 2013 Cadillac ATS is based on the brand-new Alpha platform and it is Cadillac’s first true compact sedan in 32 years. The new 2013 Cadillac ATS is expected to be a true competitor for BMW 3-Series, Audi A4, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Infiniti G sedan. With clean and familiar exterior styling, a nice interior, an advanced infotainment system and three powerful engine available, the new 2013 ATS has all the ingredients to sell well to fans of this class of compact sedans.
The all-new 2013 Cadillac ATS is a luxury-oriented sport five-passenger sedan that is iffered in four trim levels: base Standard (MSRP from $33,095), Luxury (starting at $37,590), Performance (from $41,895) and Premium (MSRP at $44,895).
The 2013 Cadillac ATS base comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, heated mirrors, dual-zone automatic climate control, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, six-way power front seats, Bluetooth phone connectivity and a Bose sound system with an iPod/USB interface and an auxiliary audio jack. The Luxury trim adds keyless ignition, keyless entry, remote engine start, front and rear park assist, a rearview camera, eight-way power front seats, driver memory function, HD radio and CUE (Cadillac User Experience) infotainment interface.