Judgy-Pants: The Press Release Edition

first_img PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 2020 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring  Clayton Seams Buy It! Princess Diana’s humble little 1981 Ford Escort is up for auction An engagement gift from Prince Charles, the car is being sold by a Princess Di “superfan” COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS 10 of the funniest automotive ads in recent yearsWe get it — it’s quiet.“Sanctuary for the senses – As quietness is paramount, Lincoln designers and engineers obsessed over each detail to create a sanctuary for the senses in the all-new Corsair Grand Touring. Corsair’s electrified powertrain enhances its whisper-quiet cabin.” (For the record: a 2017 Lincoln Continental was probably the quietest [gas-powered] car I’ve ever driven.)Not sure what just passed you on the road? The new 2020 Fiat 500X has. “Chrome dual-exhaust tips [to] complete its unmistakable road presence.” It also now comes in Rovente Red, which means “red.”The Hyundai Vision T Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept reminds you that you can have it all, even if you have no idea it’s a car they’re talking about. “We pursue innovative solutions in design and add emotional value to our product experience through sensuous sportiness design language.” Before there is an article, before there is a picture, sometimes before there is even a car, somebody is making up words to tell us about it. Y’know, so that we can tell you.But in a world where marketing’s decided there’s no such thing as too much, sometimes there really is. How many ways can you describe something? How many thesauruses can one writer burn through in a career?The answer is many. Too many, sometimes. Trending Videos What’s too much of a reach? You tell us. These are all real excerpts pulled from real press releases we’ve got from car companies, just to give you an idea of what we’re working with.Every vehicle has to be all things to all buyers. Some of them are even crafted instead of made to make certain. “Crafted by Alfa Romeo artisans at the Cassino plant in Italy, the award winning Giulia and Stelvio are testaments to Alfa Romeo’s perfect balance of engineering and emotion, delivering a premium midsize sports sedan and SUV for driving enthusiasts that stand out among the entire marketplace.”RELATED Trending in Canada advertisement See More Videos The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever The new McLaren Elva roadster sounds like a blast, though this line admittedly stood out, because in a world full of options, windshields are rarely one of them. “Helmets can be worn if preferred, but the form and sculpture of the upper cabin wraps around the driver and passenger to provide a secure environment. A fixed windscreen derivative of the car is also available for most markets as a factory option.” We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. RELATED TAGSLincolnFlexNew VehiclesFlex Best automotive smack talk – ranked! ‹ Previous Next ›last_img read more

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