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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2014 GMC Sierra 1500

The new 2014 Sierra full-size pickup

2014 GMC Sierra

The GMC Sierra 1500 was fully redesigned for 2014 and comes with more fuel-efficient engines, including a new competitive V6. The new 2014 GMC Sierra is a full-size pickup that delivers distinctive styling, a smooth ride and strong towing and hauling capacity. The GMC Sierra shares the same platform to the Chevrolet Silverado. The new 2014 Sierra 1500 competes on the market, besides his twin brother Chevy Silverado, with Ford F-150, RAM 1500 and Toyota Tundra.

The 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 is offered in a variety of cab and cargo-bed configurations (regular cab, extended cab, crew cab, each of them with short or standard bed) and in base, SLE and SLT trim levels. The base 2014 Sierra 1500 comes standard with 17-inch steel wheels, cruise control, air conditioning, power windows and door locks, chrome bumpers and grille, cloth upholstery, a tilt steering wheel, a 40/20/40-split front bench seat and a 4-speaker sound system with a 4″ display and USB interface.

The SLE adds stainless steel, LED cargo box lighting, a rearview camera, keyless entry, power and heated mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, Bluetooth connectivity, real aluminum interior trim, Driver Information Center with 4.2″ color display and Intellilink audio system (that includes 8-inch color display, satellite/HD radio, a CD player and voice controls).

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2014 Chevrolet Impala

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala

2014 Chevrolet Impala

The 10-th-generation of Impala is Chevy’s all-new flagship sedan. The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is a five-passenger full-size sedan that is bigger, quieter and more efficient than before and shares GM’s Epsilon platform with the Chevrolet Malibu, Cadillac XTS and Buick Regal. The new 2014 Chevrolet Impala is a modern car with a spacious cabin, refined interior, comfortable ride, a lot of convenience features and plenty of rear-seat room. The 2014 Impala competes on the market with Toyota Avalon, Hyundai Azera, Ford Taurus and Chrysler 300.

The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is offered in LS, LT and LTZ trim levels. The LT and LTZ are subdivided into 1LT, 2LT, 1LTZ and 2LTZ packages, depending on engines that are equipped. The entry-level LS comes standard with 18-inch steel wheel, keyless entry, automatic headlights, air-conditioning, cruise control, full power accesories, a trip computer, an eight-way power adjustable driver seat, Bluetooth connectivity and a 6-speaker sound system with a 4.2-inch color display and iPod/USB interface.

The LT adds 18-inch alloy wheels, dual zone automate climate control, cloth upholstery with vinyl trim, heated side mirrors, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and the MyLink infotainment system with an 8-inch touchscreen display. The Convenience package adds parking sensors, a rearview camera and remote start. The Premium Seating package adds simulated suede upholstery and seat heaters. The Navigation package includes keyless ignition, keyless entry and a navigation system.

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2014 Mazda6

The 2014 Mazda6 front view

2014 Mazda6

The new Mazda6 is the third generation of Mazda’s mainstream sedan and it is fully redesigned for 2014. The 2014 Mazda6 is a five-passenger four-door midsize sedan that offers a large and attractive cabin filled with upscale materials, impressive fuel economy, and Mazda’s famously sporty driving dynamics. The new Mazda6 is the second company’s car (after CX-5) designed with the Mazda’s Sky Active fuel-saving technologies. Also, as the CX-5, the Mazda6 adopts the automaker’s Kodo design language (“Soul of Motion”). This new car competes on the market with other midsize front-wheel-drive sedan, such as Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Kia Optima, Hyundai Sonata, Ford Fusion and Chevrolet Malibu.

The new 2014 Mazda6 is offered  in Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels. The base Mazda6 Sport comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, fabric upholstery, six-way manually adjustable driver’s seat, air conditioning, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, a 60/40-split rear seats, leather-wrapped steering wheel, steering-wheel mounted controls, pushbutton start, remote keyless entry, a 3.5-inch multiinformation display, trip computer and 6-speaker audio system with CD player and iPod/USB interface. When equipped with the automatic transmission, the Sport model also includes a 5.8-touchscreen, Bluetooth connectivity and a rearview camera.

The Touring trim adds 19-inch alloy wheels, 6-way power driver’s seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, leatherette upholstery, blind spot monitoring, center console sliding armrest and cross-trafic alert. The Touring Technology package adds keyless ignition, keyless entry, rain sensing wipers, automatic headlights, auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated side mirrors, navigation system and 11-speaker Bose sound system.

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