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Rumors: Spy Shots—2014 Cadillac Escalade Scooped

At first glance, these new spy photos—courtesy of Automobile—seem to be of a new Ford, what with the conspicuous oval shaped badge in the center of the grille. However, we have been assured that this is actually the 2014 Cadillac Escalade in heavy camouflage.

By Doran Dal Pra | October 25, 2012
Comfort/Involvement Index: 2012 GMC Sierra Denali 2500HD

Actually has a touch more steering feel and athleticism than we expected. Still, it’s difficult for a three-quarter-ton pickup to be truly involving.

By Winding Road Staff | April 17, 2012
First Look: 2013 GMC Acadia And Acadia Denali

GMC was the first out of the gate with its refresh of GM’s Lambda-platform CUVs today, with the 2013 Acadia and its upmarket brother, the Acadia Denali. Both vehicles feature revised front and rear fascias that draw inspiration from past GMC concepts (we see a lot of the GMC Granite Concept, particularly in the front end).

By Brandon Turkus | February 08, 2012
List: Top Ten Concept Cars Of 2011

There are few things that get us going like a major international auto show. The sheer level of excitement that comes with new production models is trumped only by the concept cars that preview advanced technologies, new design directions, or near-future models. There have been more than a few concepts over the past 12 months, and we’ve gathered together ten of our favorites. Also, keep an eye out for the next issue of Winding Road, where we’ll be breaking down our outright favorite autos of 2011.

By Peter Nelson | December 27, 2011
Detroit 2011: GMC Sierra All Terrain HD Concept Dwarfs The Competition

While we have already previewed GMC’s Sierra All Terrain HD Concept, seeing it in the flesh is a different deal entirely. This thing is big, and the two-foot tall stand that GMC mounted it on certainly made it look even bigger.

By Brandon Turkus | January 11, 2011
Quick Drive: 2011 GMC Sierra 2500

On the surface, the Sierra is a pretty decent truck. The Duramax 6.6-liter turbodiesel V-8 offers gobs of torque, while the six-speed Allison transmission smartly handles the shifting duties. While we really liked the 6.0-liter V-8 that we had in our Silverado HD, this is the motor to have.

By Winding Road Staff | December 20, 2010
Quick Drive: 2011 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 4WD Crew Cab

With many three-quarter-ton trucks (e.g., the Dodge 2500 Laramie 4×4) one has the sense that the vehicles are so stiffly sprung and have so little steering feel (at least in a car enthusiast’s sense of the term) that the best one can do is to point, shoot, and do one’s level best to keep the rig approximately centered in its lane. And believe me, “approximately” really is the operative word. In fact, with typical full-size trucks one often winds up bounding and lurching from bump to bump, hoping to guess accurately which direction the truck will be pointed when it lands.

By Winding Road Staff | September 28, 2010
Road Trip: 2010 GMC Terrain And The Indy 500

There are certain things that a gearhead should experience. One of those things is a professional motor race. The bigger the race, the better. We can think of no bigger race on American soil, than the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, or the Indy 500. Held Memorial Day weekend, this year marked the 94th running of what is the crown jewel of motorsport. Winding Road ventured down to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) to take in the sights, sounds, and smells of the race and on our trip we spent some time with the 2010 GMC Terrain.

By Brandon Turkus | June 03, 2010
List: Top Ten Longest Range Vehicles

With the departure of our BMW X5 xDrive35d, we began talking about vehicles that not only offered decent-to-good fuel economy, but also packed massive gas tanks to allow outrageous distances between fill ups. We set a minimum of 600 miles per tank, and got our numbers by multiplying the gas tank size by the EPA estimated highway mileage. Here are the results.

By Peter Nelson | March 23, 2010
Detroit 2010: GMC Granite Concept Enters The Brand Into A Whole New World

This morning, GMC unveiled its new small car offering, the Granite concept. The little urban cruiser is about two feet shorter than the smallish Terrain, and is a whole new style of thinking for the GMC brand.

By Steven J. Ewing | January 11, 2010
Detroit 2010: GMC Granite Concept Is An Urban Cruiser Bred In The U.S.

Based on the Chevrolet Orlando platform, the Granite features rear-hinged rear doors with no B-pillar, making it extremely easy to load people and things inside of the useful little vehicle. The overall interior design is very open and airy, but is still very functional. This meshes well with the angular, edgy exterior lines, finished off nicely with LED lighting and twenty-inch wheels.

By Steven J. Ewing | January 11, 2010
It’s Official: Goodbye, Saab.

General Motors has announced that, after a deal to sell the brand to Spyker Cars, Saab will be “wound down.”

By John Beltz Snyder | December 18, 2009

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