Subaru revealed some new details about their BRZ Concept-STI today, chief among them the addition of a carbon fiber roof to lower weight and the vehicle’s center of gravity. Along with the roof, the sports car, clad in Subaru’s iconic WR Blue Pearl paint, gets a unique front spoiler and rear wing, a rear diffuser… Continue Reading...
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You know that picture of Calvin taking a wizz on a Chevy symbol? The one you’d find on the back of a Ford? This is what that looks like in real life. Unveiled on the eve of the 2011 LA Auto Show, Ford has upped the ante, topping Chevy’s already insanely powerful 570-hp Camaro ZL1… Continue Reading...
Cadillac‘s long awaited XTS flagship has been officially revealed with a whole suite of technology features that should help it establish a niche among buyers interested in more than just rear-drive handling dynamics. The XTS is based on a front-drive architecture, a move that has come under fire among some critics as counter-productive, considering that… Continue Reading...
Europeans won’t be the only ones having all the fun with the Fiat 500 Abarth anymore. North American showrooms will be gaining the turbocharged 160-hp 1.4L MultiAir engine model packed full with an Abarth-tuned suspension, brake system, race-inspired design and technology features not normally seen on compact cars. Full power comes on at 5500 rpm, while… Continue Reading...
Ford has ditched the Escape’s more traditional SUV styling, overhauling the compact crossover for the 2013 model year. The North American market will now finally be treated to styling more in line with Europe’s Kuga crossover, proving that Ford is focusing on its One Ford plan of ensuring products offered in North America are nearly… Continue Reading...
The all new Jaguar XKR-S Convertible is now official, boasting a supercharged 5.0L V8 engine that is also found in the XKR-S Coupe. With 542-hp, this makes it Jaguar’s most powerful open-top model yet and also rounds off the XK-line with a convertible variant for every model. Performance numbers for this convertible are impressive, with… Continue Reading...
Hyundai will reveal its new 2012 Azera sedan at this year’s LA Auto Show, but has decided to tease us with a video showcasing some of the Azera’s highlights. The 293-hp V6 sedan boasts a spacious interior, leather seating surfaces, 19-inch wheels, nine airbags and an impressive 29-mpg highway as its standard features. In the… Continue Reading...
Moving on, other changes on the 2013 Mustang include the availability of genuine Recaro seats on V6 and GT models, plus a SelectShift feature on cars equipped with the six-speed automatic transmission. Continue Reading...
Bring it on ZL1! That’s what Ford is shouting at cross-town rival Chevy with the debut of the 2013 Shelby GT500, which has received a 100-hp bump to deliver 650-hp straight from the factory. But that’s not all, with torque rising to 600 lb-ft and a top speed of 200-mph. Yes, a 200-mph Mustang! Much… Continue Reading...
First unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Land Rover has announced it will showcase both the DC100 and DC100 Sport concepts at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this week. More than just a regional unveiling, this announcement is an indication by Land Rover that it is looking to offer the next-generation Defender (which the… Continue Reading...
Adding some serious grunt to its new M-Class SUV, Mercedes has just revealed the high-performance ML63 AMG model ahead of its official debut at the LA Auto Show later this week. Based on the all-new ML, this super-ute now features Merc’s new twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 engine rather than the old 6.2-liter unit, delivering an extra… Continue Reading...
Chevrolet’s answer to the Fiat 500, Smart ForTwo and Scion iQ will finally make its debut stateside at the upcoming LA Auto Show. The 2013 Chevy Spark mini car not only offers more passenger and cargo room than its tiny competitors, the hatchback is the only car in the segment to offer a seven-inch color… Continue Reading...
Chrysler‘s Mopar brand has launched a new website dedicated to Chrysler Group owners so that they can regularly view their vehicle information, service history, learn how to use vehicle features, roadside assistance, share vehicle galleries, and receive special offers. Appropriately named, the Owner’s Center website is set for launch on November 16th. Initial revealing will… Continue Reading...
There’s nothing like logging into our Facebook page and seeing it littered with Ford Mustang badges. That’s because Ford is turning to its Facebook page and some good ‘ol viral marketing to promote the unveiling of the new 2013 Mustang. Ford has released four blurry images of the 2013 Mustang on its Facebook page and… Continue Reading...
Lincoln is brewing up some more interest for its upcoming LA Auto Show debuts. Recently we were teased with a single photo showcasing the new design of the 2013 MKS and MKT, and now the Ford luxury brand has released a couple more. This time it’s clearly showcasing the new MKS sedan’s LED taillights and… Continue Reading...
e When we first looked through our media schedule for the upcoming 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, our eyebrows perked up when we saw that Nintendo had a press conference scheduled for Thursday at 12:10 pm to 12:35 pm. Obviously our first thought was that Mario Kart was finally becoming a reality, but we snapped… Continue Reading...
After teasing us with a single back shot, Dodge has now released a whole selection of photos, highlighting the very-yellow Charger SRT8 392 Super Bee. A followup to the 07-09 model year car, the new 2012 model will be available in Stinger Yellow or Pitch Black with a Super Bee logo and striping on the… Continue Reading...
Mercedes-Benz and AMG have turned to Facebook to generate some hype about the upcoming debut of the ML63 AMG. The timing seems to hint at a possible unveiling of the “Sport” SUV at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show. The teaser photo clearly reveals that the new AMG variant of the ML packs a much… Continue Reading...
Joining the new 2012 Charger SRT8 Super Bee at the LA Auto Show will be the official unveiling of another shocking yellow creation, the Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 Yellow Jacket. Painted Stinger Yellow, it’s powered by the impressive new 6.4-liter Hemi V8 with 470-hp and 470 lb-ft of torque, and is capable of hitting 60… Continue Reading...
Over the past few decades, one of the main criticisms that could be made against Buick models is that they were quasi-luxury, never quite rising to the status of a the Germans or Japanese. While this is partly so as not to complete with Cadillac, Buick now seems ready to raise the bar, with the… Continue Reading...
Cadillac has just revealed the production version of its upcoming XTS flagship luxury sedan, which will debut at the 2011 Los Angles Auto Show on November 16, 2011. Carrying a current line-up that relies heavily on the popularity of the CTS and the Escalade SUV, America’s quintessential luxury brand now seems to be on a roll… Continue Reading...
Other features include specially finished 20 x 9 inch alloy wheels with black painted spoke inserts and Goodyear F1 supercar tires, though Goodyear all-season RS-A2s are available in lieu of the F1s. Continue Reading...
It’s not much to go off of, but we’re used to teasers before any major auto show. This year, Lincoln will be showing off its new styling direction that promises to be “forward-looking and more elegantly crafted” than before and it appears that they have a new MKS and MKT set to debut at this… Continue Reading...
A week prior to the Los Angeles Auto Show Jeep is previewing two new “Arctic” special edition models, one Wrangler and one Liberty. Both the Wrangler and Liberty Arctic editions feature a collection of winter-themed accessories inside and out. Both special editions will hit showrooms this month. The Wrangler Arctic is based on the Wrangler… Continue Reading...