I would buy a Harlequin Golf or Polo in a heartbeat. Instead we get the news that the US will no longer even get the Golf. :(
They’d sell so many of those, it would be similar to when they introduced the four door unlimited. People love the idea of owning a wrangler and solo many soccer moms and dads would pounce on a three row wrangler.
I’ll take both faces of the sixth gen Camaro as the answer to this question. The first design looked waaay too much like the previous gen to the point that most people didn’t even realize it was all new. Then, to try and make up for it, they hit it with ugly sticks until you weren’t sure what car you were looking at… Read more
Here’s a company that does a modern Colorado Xtreme
They’ve said it’s because they’re already at nearly 100% capacity for production for their models. They can easily make more variations but if you’re already selling product as fast as you can make it, why introduce something else?
The Escape Hybrid is true mechanical AWD and gets nearly 40 mpg. Not sure if the Badlands version will get a hybrid but it is just a rear diff upgrade and software over the standard Bronco Sport. It might be a little less efficient than 40 mpg, but it should still take some sales away from people looking at a higher… Read more
Glad it’s not just me. You’re spot on that this looks like the true evolution of the 1st and 2nd gen Escape. It was always obvious that the 3rd and 4th gens were a different philosophy as they are just rebadged Kugas.
They also couldn’t have the seats lower because there’s supposedly a hybrid model in the pipeline and the batteries will most certainly be under the rear seats
I wonder if the Golf has some mechanical changes that justify the price difference. Perhaps standard torque vectoring and adaptive dampers that would be options on the S3.