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Mercedes Benz Spotlights New Engine Lineup For The Whole G-Class Lineup

On: Thu, May 7, 2015 at 10:52AM | By: Carl Malek


Mercedes Benz Spotlights New Engine Lineup For The Whole G-Class Lineup test 1-1

Following hints that appeared to suggest that the iconic G-Class was in for a downsized future, Mercedes-Benz has revealed the new engines and subtle tweaks that will make their debut on the Euro-spec version of the G-Class, with many of these updates eventually making their way to U.S.-grade cars in the near future.


High Macan Sales Help Blunt Porsche's Sliding Sales

On: Tue, May 5, 2015 at 1:27PM | By: Carl Malek


High Macan Sales Help Blunt Porsche's Sliding Sales test 1-1

Throughout its history, Porsche was always known as a company that has produced some of the world's greatest sports cars. The company only recently entered the SUV and CUV market segments with the Cayenne and the recently launched Macan CUV.  However, the company's April sales figures appear to reveal that Porsche has transformed into a company that relies on its SUVs for strong sales versus its traditional sports car lineup.


Volvo Expands Availability Of Polestar Tuning Kits

On: Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 12:21PM | By: Carl Malek


Volvo Expands Availability Of Polestar Tuning Kits test 1-1

With Volvo's Drive-E engine family set to become a key component in the company's bid for increased sales and relevance in the luxury car market, Volvo has formally recommitted to a promise it made to Volvo enthusiasts claiming the the popular Polestar tuning kits, currently seen on models such as the S60 and V60, will make their way into the Drive-E family, and give customers who buy these three- and four-cylinder engines engines a chance to inject them with more fun and performance.


Volkswagen Officially Confirms Production-Ready Golf R400; Has Focus RS In Its Crosshairs

On: Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 11:20AM | By: Carl Malek


Volkswagen Officially Confirms Production-Ready Golf R400; Has Focus RS In Its Crosshairs test 1-1

Following its stint on the auto show circuit as a concept vehicle, the Golf R400 has received the green light for production from Volkswagen’s board of directors, according to a top-level executive. It's a sign that it aims to steal sales from the Ford Focus RS as well as challengers in its home European market.


 

Lincoln Ponders Dropping MK-Based Names; Possible Return To Using Full Words For Upcoming Models

On: Sat, Apr 25, 2015 at 9:47AM | By: Carl Malek


Lincoln Ponders Dropping MK-Based Names; Possible Return To Using Full Words For Upcoming Models test 1-1

With the Continental concept currently making its rounds on the auto show circuit, a new report appears to suggest the the company is considering dropping its MK (Mark)-based naming scheme for a return to fully worded names with the Continental perhaps serving as a spearhead in this new initiative.


Cadillac Reveals More Details On CT6's Plug-in Hybrid Technology, Features New Electric Variable Transmission

On: Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 2:16PM | By: Carl Malek


Cadillac Reveals More Details On CT6's Plug-in Hybrid Technology, Features New Electric Variable Transmission test 1-1

With the launch of the CT6 flagship sedan drawing ever closer, Cadillac has shed some new light on the revolutionary PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) technology that will make its debut on the CT6, and how it aims to rewrite the way PHEV varaints are built.


Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept Recieves Positive Acclaim On Auto Show Circuit; Could Spawn Production Version

On: Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 12:12PM | By: Carl Malek


Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept Recieves Positive Acclaim On Auto Show Circuit; Could Spawn Production Version test 1-1

With the Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept currently in the middle of its global tour on the auto show circuit, Bentley executives are hoping that the stylish concept garners positive reactions among auto show attendees, and, if the initial reports from some of its previous appearances are to be belived, it looks like the concept is so far proving to be a hit in the minds of consumers.


Lexus To Debut New ES At Shanghai Motor Show, Promises To Be More Evolutionary Than Revolutionary

On: Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 9:23AM | By: Carl Malek


Lexus To Debut New ES At Shanghai Motor Show, Promises To Be More Evolutionary Than Revolutionary test 1-1

With the current generation Lexus ES slowly becoming due for its four-year mid-cycle update, Lexus has revealed that it will debut the newest iteration of the ES at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show later this month; the Japanese luxury brand has released a lone teaser image of the car ahead of its official unveiling.


Mazda MX-5: Old Can Be New Again!

On: Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 2:21PM | By: Lou Ruggieri


Mazda MX-5:  Old Can Be New Again! test 1-1

In terms of model years, very few sports cars ever make it to old age. Brand image changes, budgetary constraints, gas-guzzling taxes, cooperate outlooks, designers being poached by other companies; there is a multitude of factors working against the idea of longevity amongst automotive models. Sure, every now and then there is the occasional Corvette or Porsche 911 that hangs around for more than half a century, or the namesake of some cars will live a long time, but the cars themselves deviate so far from their original roots they might as well be different cars altogether. More often than not, making it past ten years is an amazing feat, and keeping true to its original intentions is even more of an accomplishment for any car, never mind the constantly evolving, heavily competitive sports car market. That being said, the Mazda MX-5 (formally known as the Miata) has quietly logged 26 years of history and stayed surprisingly close to its parent company's original plans for it.


Aston Martin Teases Broader Lagonda Revival In Bid To Boost Sales

On: Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 8:42AM | By: Carl Malek


Aston Martin Teases Broader Lagonda Revival In Bid To Boost Sales test 1-1

Following numerous rumors suggesting a formal reboot of its mothballed Lagonda brand, Aston Martin appeared to officially hint that such a move is possible in a statement released to multiple press outlets.


MINI Reveals Advanced "Augmented Eyewear" Prototype

On: Mon, Apr 13, 2015 at 1:09PM | By: Carl Malek


MINI Reveals Advanced "Augmented Eyewear" Prototype test 1-1

In a supervise move, MINI has chosen to unveil a new concept but whereas many auto manufacturers use the occasion to unveil an advanced car, MINI has chosen to unveil an advanced set of "augmented eyewear" that aims to improve driver vision and safety.