Jaguar has made its sexy F-Type even sportier and more seductive for 2016, with a manual transmission, surprisingly precise electric steering and new standard equipment including a 770-watt sound system from British high-performance audio maker Meridian.
America's favorite truck, the Ford F-Series, was revamped from top to bottom for 2015, and the handsomely styled result shows how far pickups have come from their rough-riding and utilitarian past.
The Super Cab version of the Ford F-150 performed poorly in crash tests.
Those who don't like sports utility vehicles but who crave their space and versatility have a nice new alternative: the 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.
Owners of the 2015 XJ and its long-wheelbase version, the XJL, won't have to worry about seeing many other new XJs in their country club parking lots. And they'll still have a stylish, large sedan that almost looks like a coupe.
Kia's new, first-class lounge seats might just be the way to make a minivan more appealing.
The Mini Cooper Hardtop has oodles of personality, go-kart handling and now, of all things, four doors and a big, color-changing "mood ring" on the dashboard.
A touch of the Old World has come to American cities in the form of European-style vans that look like skinny, tall breadboxes.
Finally, there's a Lexus sport utility vehicle that's priced under $40,000. The new-for-2015 Lexus NX is a compact crossover SUV, so it provides a car-like ride and is smaller than Lexus' top-selling RX 350 mid-size SUV.
Trucks aren't bare-bones workhorses anymore and GMC's new Sierra HD All Terrain pickup proves it -- with standard fancy chrome wheels, leather-trimmed seats with accent stitching, standard four-wheel drive and technology that reads text messages to you.