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Ford S MAX Concept

Posted on 09.1.2013 06:00 by Kirby Garlitos

Ford’s S-Max MPV is widely regarded as one of the Blue Oval’s most popular and successful models. Back in 2007, it even won the prestigious Car of the Year award in Europe, which goes to show that the reach of the S-Max knows no geography.

Now that the current model is long in the tooth, Ford is ready to unveil a successor at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show.

Called the S MAX Concept, the vehicle is less of an actual concept than it is a preview of the future production S-Max model. Not that there’s anything wrong with that because one look at the concept and you’re immediately pining for the production version to come out sooner than later.

In addition to adopting the modern global design language of Ford, the S Max Concept also makes use of new some nifty new features from Ford’s SYNC system while also boasting of an interior that should make its customers happy.

Click past the jump to read more about the 2014 Ford S MAX Concept

Ford S MAX Concept originally appeared on topspeed.com on Sunday, 1 September 2013 06:00 EST.

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Chevrolet SS Performance

Posted on 02.16.2013 18:25 by
Justin Cupler

Rumors have been swirling since 2011 regarding the Chevrolet SS and we were amongst the first to start discussing it. The rumors cooled off up until a few weeks ago when after 40 years of using the “SS” logo, GM finally decided to trademark it. Later the rumors became even more certain, as OnStar, GM’s in-vehicle communication system, mistakenly put the 2014 model lineup on its site. Within that lineup was a model dubbed the SS Performance.

This all adds up to a solid case that the Chevrolet SS Performance is on its way to the U.S. According to the rumormill, this would also result in the Holden Commodore SS, which was once used as the Pontiac G8, becoming the vehicle that dons the 2014 SS Perfomance badges.

With this release, Chevy would finally have a performance sedan to stack up against the likes of the Charger R/T and the Ford Taurus SHO.

UPDATE 02/16/2013: Chevy has officially unveiled the SS Performance on a in Daytona, FL. We have updated this review with all of the official features and specification.

Click past the jump to read our full review of the anticipated SS Performance and how it stacks up against the competition.

Chevrolet SS Performance originally appeared on topspeed.com on Saturday, 16 February 2013 18:25 EST.

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