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2017 GMC Acadia Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Redesigned from the ground up, the 2017 GMC Acadia boasts a new look, enhanced technology and greater efficiency in a slightly smaller and significantly lighter package. Complementing its more contemporary styling and improved ride and handling, GMC’s recast 3-row midsize SUV now offers the choice of 4-cylinder and V6 power while adding a new All-Terrain variant aimed at off-roading fans.

2016 Holden Spark Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - There’s a new player in the micro-car segment with Holden recently launching the Holden Spark. Budget-priced, starting from just $13,990, the Spark is in a keenly-fought battle with models like the Suzuki Celerio, Mitsubishi Mirage and Kia Picanto. Aimed at first car buyers and those looking for an affordable runabout, there’s plenty to like about the 2016 Holden Spark. Under the bonnet of both model grades that the Spark is offered in (LS and LT) is a 73kW/128Nm 1.4 litre petrol engine.

2016 Cadillac XT5 Platinum Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Cadillac is the latest manufacturer to have clocked the fact that the world (and not just the US) loves SUVs. So it’s going to start making lots of new ones – four of them, to be precise – all sitting below the ‘iconic’ Escalade in its range. The first new Cadillac SUV is the XT5. It sits between a BMW X3 and a BMW X5, although it is closer to the latter in size. For those of you who know your North American SUVs, the XT5 replaces the quirky-looking SRX in Cadillac’s range.

Haul the family without breaking the bank

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - On the last three Fridays of every month, Graeme Fletcher combines manufacturers’ incentives from with resale value, dependability and overall ratings to find you the best deal for your money in new cars. This week, we look at three affordable family sedans. The hot deals are on the 2016 Buick Regal AWD (1SL), Mazda6 GX and Nissan Altima 2.5 S.

2016 GMC Sierra Denali Review: Capable Pickup Truck Needing More Luxury

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - At a construction site where workers have an affinity for General Motors trucks, those doing the work will be driving Chevrolet Silverado pickups and those supervising the work will have a GMC Sierra. Such conventional wisdom overstates class distinction expressed by pickup truck choice but still has an element of truth. How else can GM offer a fully loaded GMC Sierra Denali 1500 four-wheel-drive crew cab with a price tag just a few dollars shy of $61,000?

Gearheads, It’s Time to Buy a Chevrolet SS

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Chevrolet SS may go out of production in 2017. Before it does, we highlight some of its best aspects and why it's a perfectly well rounded car. The SS, which is often referred to as a four-door Camaro, is essentially the car that every gearhead with a family dreams about. A big V8 under the hood, enough seats for your loved ones (at least, four of them), a capacious trunk, a comfortable ride, a not-so-crazy price tag, and a proper manual transmission (or automatic) to send all 415 of those roaring ponies to the rear wheels.

Tested: Chevrolet Colorado 4WD Z71 Diesel Truck

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The diesel version of Chevy’s best-selling Colorado mid-size pickup truck, outfitted with Chevy’s Z71 off-road package, gets you the best of nearly all worlds: stellar fuel economy for a relatively big truck, gobs of recreational RV/trailer-towing power and low-end torque that will plow through, up, and over almost anything.

2017 Chevrolet Volt LT Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The 2nd-generation Chevrolet Volt improved on the original with better fuel economy, better battery-only range, surprisingly good driving dynamics, and wrapped it all in styling that we would go so far as to call “sexy.” This year, Chevrolet rounds out a few key features, making the 2017 Chevrolet Volt that much more desirable.

The Cadillac of Audio: We Review the CT6’s 34-Speaker Bose Panaray Audio System

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - “What’s a Panaray?” your passenger is liable to ask when you fire up the Cadillac CT6 and the center speaker enclosure pivots up from the middle of the dashboard, displaying its provocative name in a stylish font.

2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Instant Review

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Three of The Drive’s editors – Will Sabel Courtney, Sean Evans, and Max Goldberg – recently all survived stints in the 2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. They discussed the finer merits and detractors of the tire-eating, deliriously-loud, plum-colored muscle coupe via Slack, an instant message program with a fun ability to summon random gifs based on what users type.