When introduced in 2007, the all-new 7-passenger Veracruz took the auto industry by storm, raising the bar on what consumers could expect in the premium, midsize crossover segment. Building on that momentum, the Veracruz gets even better for 2008, adding an all-new navigation system, designed for Hyundai by LG, one of the world’s leading electronics manufacturers.
NEW EQUIPMENT HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2008
· LG navigation system
· Previously optional equipment on Limited model, now standard
o Memory settings for power driver seat, exterior mirrors and …
When the BMW X5 first appeared in 2000, it redefined the premium sport-utility vehicle segment and sent many competitors back to their drawing boards. This was BMW’s first light-duty truck that not only brought the newest in manufacturing and technology advances to consumers worldwide, it also introduced the ‘Sports Activity Vehicle®’ concept that would later grow to include the 2004 X3 and the second-generation X5 that was introduced for 2007. The BMW SAV concept continues today and represents BMW’s approach to …
Lexus continues to refine its successful second-generation IS entry luxury sport sedan models, the IS 250 and IS 350, with the kind of continuous improvement that has been a brand hallmark since its inception. Developments for 2008 enhance the driving experience and convenience.
‘The second-generation IS has been an outstanding success for the brand, reaffirming our two-car strategy in the entry luxury segment along with the ES 350,’ said Jim Farley, Lexus group vice president and general manager. ‘The IS provides the luxury …
Lexus ignited the growth of the entry luxury segment with the original ES model nearly 20 years ago. The fifth-generation ES, the ES 350 introduced in 2007, blurs the line between ‘entry luxury’ and ‘prestige-luxury’ in many ways. Minor interior and exterior revisions highlight the 2008 model.
The ES 350 exudes a rich, contemporary look with its own interpretation of the new Lexus L-finesse design language. A long hood, pulled-back cabin, short overhangs and short rear deck characterize the design theme. Exterior …