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All-wheel-drive capability favored with Lincoln buyers

Lincoln said today that a significant amount of its customers are increasingly purchasing the brand’s vehicles with all-wheel-drive. Lincoln, which offers all-wheel-drive on all of its models, said that customers of Lincoln’s crossover and SUV models are more likely to choose this technology.

“One of the greatest benefits of luxury is choice,” said C.J. O’Donnell, Group Marketing Manager for Lincoln. “That is why Lincoln customers are able to equip any of our cars and crossovers with an advanced all-wheel drive system.”

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Review: 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport SE

It has awkward proportions, almost as though it has a nose too big for its face. But that doesn’t take away from the cuteness of the 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. From the seemingly twisted category of “cute utes,” Mitsubishi comes forth with one of their latest.
A capable hauler, it has pluses and minuses to be certain. Sit back as we cruise with one of the new breed in urban-assault grocery getters, this one from the maker of the Evo.

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Saab loses $107 million in Q1, looking for a Chinese partner

Automotive News reports that Saab lost $107 million during the first quarter of 2011. The automaker says that it is unlikely to meet its 2011 production target of 80,000 units, which is hardly news when considering that the automaker can’t even make vehicles right now. The automaker sold only 9,674 vehicles in the first quarter of this year.
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Mini to Use Rolls Royce-Prepped Goodwood as a Sub-brand for Bespoke Models

In the same way the John Cooper Works moniker designates high-performance models, Mini plans to use the Goodwood name as a sub-brand for high-end luxury versions of its cars. According to British magazine Autocar, which quotes sources from within the company, the Goodwood badge will be used on luxurious, bespoke Minis just like the JCW badge is put on its high-performance models.
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Luxury edition of new James Bond book by Bentley

500 copies of Bentley-designed next Bond novel, Carte Blanche, are available for order for £1,000 each

Bentley has created a bespoke special edition of the next James Bond novel which is set to go on sale next month.

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