2016 Lexus RX To Shed Weight With Aluminum
Many automakers in the luxury segment use lightweight but pricey aluminum in the construction of their vehicles to help shed weight and thus boost fuel economy, including Lexus which has several models with aluminum hoods. Going forward, Lexus plans to...
Aug 14, 6:20 PM
When the 2015 Ford Mustang surfaces, not only will it feature an independent rear suspension and a turbocharged engine, it could weigh as much as 400 pounds less than the current model.
The current Ford Mustang V6 weighs in at 3,523 pounds with an automatic...
Spied: 2015 Ford F-150 Will Shed Weight
June 10, 2013
by Mark Williams
We've just heard from one of our deep-cover spy photographers who recently found a heavily camoed 2015 Ford F-150 running the streets of Michigan. Here's what he wrote us:
The F-150 is expected to follow...
Already several years into a switch to more efficient EcoBoost engines, the next big move for the Ford Motor Company in the fight to reach increasingly strict fuel economy targets is to significantly reduce the weight of its vehicles.
To help meet those goals the...