April 18, 2024

Subaru is about to kill off the Tribeca

It’s sad when a manufacturer decides to discontinue a model. It’s especially sad when they’re not talking about the replacement model coming along soon. There’s a rumor going round that the Japanese at Subaru are planning the demise of their Tribeca mid-sized SUV, family car or whatever it is. If I’m honest, there’s not too

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Scion announces killing off for two models

Scion is one of the companies riding the “magic” of the Toyobaru sports coupe. That’s great stuff, but not all news coming from them are the same. Toyota’s entry level brand for the young will soon kill off two of their models, the xD and the xB. Whereas the xD was not a commercial success

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Maybach Mercedes

Mercedes trades off Maybach for 600 Pullman

The fate of Maybach has been subjected to speculation, rumors and worries have all finally gotten some truth added to the mix. During an interview for Autocar, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche confirmed those fears and announced the company’s decision on the Maybach brand. Not a pretty one for fans of the brand, quite the decent

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Chrysler Dodge

Dodge Grand Caravan name will live on

As part of their agreement with Fiat to sharpen up the brand, Chrysler has promised to eliminate branding confusion within their product lineup. Though many products have been dropped and renamed, the Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country survived for a while. Recently more and more rumors have turned up about the Dodge

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Chrysler 300 Touring killed off

If you didn’t know about the existence of a Chrysler 300C Touring you shouldn’t be ashamed, it was a model sold exclusively in Europe. Though it was moderately successful in key markets such as the UK, Germany and Australia, the Chrysler 300C Touring was never a game changer. With the new generation of the 300,

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Volvo C70 Convertible to be killed off in 2013

Volvo’s CEO, Stephan Jacoby has realized that even though his company has slumped out of the serious financial hardships it’s been under not that long ago, there are still some leaks. And it seems that leading the pack in the Swedish company’s problems is something we all refer to as the Volvo C70, the only

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Dodge Caliber rumored to “die” before the end of the year

Even though it didn’t break the market wide open, the Dodge Caliber is quite the tempting car. It offers a higher ground clearance than most cars, it looks different and it comes with an incredibly small price tag. That said though, it might not be the same very soon. It’s not like Chrysler is thinking

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Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG was killed off

Downsizing has once again gotten to the charismatic cars we know and love for having big engine. The victim this time is a very special sort of Mercedes. The lovable over-powered coupe will be the last of its breed. While the actual SL65 AMG name may survive, the glorious V12 that powers it will not.

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North American Lotus Elise and Exige soon to be killed off

Despite the immense racing history and heritage the British Lotus brand is associated with they have to concede that their operation is still a small one. As part of this sort of financial and technical affair, their current model lineup isn’t exactly as long as Moby Dick and even so they are struggling. Proof of

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Mitsubishi’s Lancer EVO gets controversial

The Japanese at Mitsubishi are confronting a bit of a PR problem lately and it is easy to see why it’s not going to go away for a while. Apparently the recent public relations disaster is related to how there’s a rumor going round about Mitsubishi’s star product is dying.

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Volkswagen kills of rumors regarding Polo R

The crew at Volkswagen definitely want a slice of the American market and I guess most of their efforts are focused on capturing it. This is the excuse I would imagine as being reasonable for them not developing a VW Polo R. Rumors or no rumors a four wheel drive Polo isn’t really a necessity.

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Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG: Goodbye but I’m staying

It’s only been a couple of days since we last heard about how the Germans are thinking about killing off the Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG. Alongside the AMG performance tuned SUV, Mercedes was said to drop the biggest diesel engine available on it, the 450 CDI.

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Cadillac General Motors

Cadillac SRX Turbo’s low sales kill it off

Let’s be honest about this, even though we’ve just started a new year, the economic crisis is still shadowing us. With times like these on hand it’s inevitable that GM can’t afford to waste money. The Cadillac SRX Turbo never really sold enough cars to make it worth while so it’s now being killed off.

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