The 2010 Cadillac SRX ($TBA) is the, uh, Cadillac of crossovers. Due to hit showrooms in mid-2009, the all-new 2010 Cadillac SRX features a completely redesigned exterior and is expected to be powered by the CTS' 3.6-liter V6 engine. The next-generation SRX is said to achieve "excellent driving dynamics and wet-weather traction," and appears to be just the right size for those wanting a non-car, non-SUV luxury vehicle.
If you're looking for a way to set up camp in the middle of post-apocalyptic New Jersey, check out EarthRoamer Xpedition Vehicles ($110,000-$230,000). Available in two models — the Ford F550-based XV-LT or the Jeep Rubicon Unlimited-based XV-JP — these four-wheel-drive powerhouses can get you where you want to go, and utilize solar energy as a primary power source for lights and appliances, removing the need for a noisy generator. The XV-LT is designed for two adults and two children, and offers granite counters, a convection microwave, a king-sized bed, an enclosed shower/bathroom, and more, while the two-person XV-JP offers features like a queen-sized bed, an inside cassette toilet, indoor shower, sink, and cooking facilities, just to name a few.
If you're looking for a crossover vehicle with German engineering and a reasonable price tag, check out the Volkswagen Tiguan ($23,200 and up). Available with 4Motion 4-wheel drive, the Tiguan features a 200hp turbocharged 2.0L engine, a 6-speed Tiptronic transmission (a 6-speed manual is available as well), and options like Bi-Xenon steerable headlights, a panoramic sunroof, touch screen navigation, a rear backup camera, and more. It's a perfect fit for those wishing for a smaller, more fuel efficient Touareg.
If you're in need of a more family-friendly ride, there's a new contender to consider. Sportier and smaller than its big brother, the Audi Q7, the 2009 Audi Q5 ($TBA) features a fuel efficient 3.2 V6 FSI engine with 6-speed Tiptronic shifting and quattro permanent all-wheel drive. The compact crossover SUV also offers side assist passing technology, 3-zone climate control system, and Generation 3 MMI, and navigation with real-time traffic information. [More Photos]
You'll be safe during the Zombie apocalypse if you place your order now for one these Ford F-650-based SUVs ($200,000) from Alton Truck Company. This 7-door beast features an insane amount of body work and packs in a Caterpillar 7.2L C7 ACERT engine with 230 hp and 660 lb.-ft. of torque. While the hoards of undead are smashed outside, you can enjoy hardwood floors, custom captain's chairs, wireless computer stations and a 42-inch plasma TV inside. [via]