There's winter, then there's Warrior Winter. Snowfall, ice, drifts – conditions that challenge even the most capable of all-wheel drive vehicles. But not these aggressive Nissan models.
Giving SUV buyers a fresh option for a sportier-looking ride, Ford adds the new Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package to its popular full-size SUV lineup for 2017. The addition of the package expands Explorer offerings to six models. Other versions include base, XLT, Limited, Sport and the Platinum edition.
The world's best-selling SUV for 25 years is now the world's only volume-production wheelchair-accessible SUV. Ford Motor Company and BraunAbility have joined forces to create BraunAbility MXV™ – a wheelchair-accessible SUV that gives wheelchair users the quality and dependability of a BraunAbility mobility vehicle, and the adventurous, 'unstoppable' spirit of an Explorer.
Subaru of America, Inc. today announced the introduction of the 2016 Crosstrek Special Edition. The Special Edition, in Pure Red, will be a limited production of 1,500 and will debut at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show.
'Concept Cars.' These words quicken the heartbeat of car enthusiasts everywhere. These amazing vehicles featuring technical innovation and advanced body designs spark the imagination, but also offer a glimpse into a future that might have been. Premier collector events showcase these rare and unique cars for the same reasons today - to inspire us to dream beyond the cars of today. Cars that fit this class capture the imagination and inspire enthusiasts alike - heightening interest levels and driving people to showrooms across the world.
Today, BMW of North America announced the all-new 2017 BMW ALPINA B7 xDrive, the third generation of ALPINA automobiles based on the BMW 7 Series offered in the ÚS. The all-new BMW ALPINA B7 xDrive stands for luxury paired with precision dynamics, effortless performance and comfort at the highest level. The 2017 BMW ALPINA B7 will be available in September 2016 at selected dealerships. Price will be announced closer to market launch.
Ferrari announces the addition to its range of the Ferrari GTC4Lusso, the new four-seater which hails a major evolution of the sporting Grand Tourer concept by integrating rear-wheel steering with four-wheel drive for the first time.
Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, is honored to announce the full selection of consignments from The Jerry Seinfeld Collection to be sold at the Amelia Island Auction on March 11, 2016. Enthusiasts and collectors will not want to miss this historic event as these superb examples cross the auction block.
Datsun showcased the Datsun GO-cross Concept for the first time in India at the Delhi Auto Expo 2016. The crossover concept is the brand's vision for a potential Datsun GO/GO+ family expansion into high-growth markets, adding a sense of style, adventure and fun to the expo line-up.
Bonhams' fifth annual sale at the Westin-Kierland Resort & Spa in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona, on Thursday, January 28th saw throngs of people grace the green lawns and auction tent to view an impressive and diverse selection of hand-picked cars cross the auction block. With a very respectable 84% sell-through rate resulting in over $18-million in total sales, the auction was a definite success.
Adding to the 2016 Chrysler 200S and 300S models' athletic styling, segment-exclusive technologies and driver-focused appointments, the new 200S and 300S Alloy Editions further the Chrysler brand's color and material leadership and Detroit-born style with trendsetting finishes that include Dark Bronze and Titanium.
RM Sotheby's, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, returned to Place Vauban last night for its third annual Paris sale. A highlight of the world-famous Rétromobile week, the auction achieved €19,035,550* ($20,843,927 US) before a standing-room-only crowd. With active bidding from global collectors representing 24 countries, the result was a successful sell-through of 79 percent. Highlighting the evening sale was the 1955 Porsche 550 Spyder, which realized a strong €2.744.000 to lead a group of seven automobiles that achieved individual million-euro-plus results.
With the European debut of the Q60 sports coupe and the QX30 premium active crossover, Infiniti presents two all-new expressive models at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1, 2016. Joining them will be the further upgraded Q50. All three share Infiniti's iconic design language, innovative technologies and precise driving characteristics.
There's a roar in the desert – spitting sand and kicking up rocks. It's the sound of the all-new 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor, running in the 2016 Best in the Desert off-road racing series' new factory stock class. 'The all-new Raptor has the DNA of a Baja race truck, with a purpose-built engine, chassis and suspension that enables it to travel fast over challenging desert landscapes or crawl over rocky terrain,' said Jamal Hameedi, chief engineer, Ford Performance.
Infiniti's successful involvement in Formula One enters the next phase. Starting with the new 2016 season, Infiniti will be a technical partner of the new Renault Sport Formula One team. Leveraging its expertise in performance hybrids, Infiniti will contribute engineering resources to the Renault Energy F1 Power Unit's Energy Recovery System (ERS), which incorporates two motor generator units, the MGU-H and MGU-K, and a battery.
Gooding & Company realize more than $43 million at the company's two-day Scottsdale Auctions. The marquee was electric with fervent bidding as President David Gooding and Auctioneer Charlie Ross sold 97 of 113 lots for an 86% sales rate, which resulted in an impressive average price of $443,412 per car sold. Highlights were plentiful, especially surrounding the Ferrari, Bugatti and Alfa Romeo marques. The most notable sale was the splendid coachbuilt 1950 Ferrari 166 MM/195 S Berlinetta Le Mans, setting a new world auction record at $6,490,000.
Tequila Patrón ESM prevailed Sunday in a hard-fought Rolex 24 at Daytona, scoring Honda's first overall victory at the famed event and the first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship win for the new Honda HR35TT twin-turbocharged V6 engine.
Mulliner, Bentley's in-house coach-building division, is revealing its latest range of bespoke creations for the Flying Spur, enabling customers to personalise the four-door luxury sedan to an even higher level. For the first time, the Flying Spur can now be specified with a refrigerated bottle cooler between the rear seats, painted veneers, Mulliner quilted leather, sterling silver atomisers and hide-trimmed stowage boxes.
Both the new BMW M6 GTLM and the BMW M6 GT3 proved their promising potential in the very first round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship: At the classic 24 Hours of Daytona (US), the number 25 BMW M6 GTLM crossed the line in fifth in the GTLM category. Bill Auberlen (US), Dirk Werner (DE), Augusto Farfus (BR) and Bruno Spengler (CA) had alternated at the wheel over the course of their 721 race laps.
The Mazda Prototype team opened the 2016 season with a new race engine - the MZ-2.0T - and high expectations for the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The gas-fueled engine performed well, powering into the lead of the race three times with the No. 55 Mazda Prototype, before mechanical issues knocked both cars out of the race. Unofficially, the No. 55 car finished 10th in class while the No. 70 Mazda finished 13th in class. Despite not finishing the 24-hour race, the Mazda Prototype team leaves Daytona with optimism and looking forward to the remaining races of the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. The next event is the 12 Hours of Sebring on March 19.
Billy Johnson and Scott Maxwell drove the Ford Shelby GT350R-C to its first win at Daytona International Speedway on Friday in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race. Johnson hunted the lead, trading spots for p1 several times in the closing stint. It's the duo's second win and third podium in the Shelby GT350R-C since the car debuted at Watkins Glen in 2015. They first won at Lime Rock last season. It was the Shelby GT350R-C's third overall win in the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge.
The racing journey of the 488 GTE started with a fourth place earned by the Scuderia Corsa team. The 24 Hours of Daytona was a true baptism of fire and the new Ferrari intended for GT competitions displayed great speed, finishing at the top among the first-time participants, as two other models of competing manufacturers had their début in the same race.
The #44 Magnus Racing Audi R8 LMS wins the twenty-four hour classic following a very exciting finish. In one of the closest finishes in endurance racing, owner/driver John Potter and drivers Andy Lally, Marco Seefried and Audi factory driver, Rene Rast, took the checkered flag after driving 703 laps with only a 3.048 second lead ahead of the second place car. The Audi R8 LMS which shares 50% of its parts with the 2017 Audi R8 production car wins its US racing debut.
RM Sotheby's, the world's largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, kicked off its 2016 season this week with an impressive $62.8 million* in sales at its 17th annual Arizona Biltmore auction in Phoenix. Attracting bidders from 20 countries, the two-day sale presented 149 blue-chip automobiles before a packed sales room, with 85 percent of all lots sold.
Purebred, pared down, yet unashamedly avant-garde, the GT Concept is even shorn of door handles and door mirrors, its breathtaking form clothing a classic front mid-engined, rear-wheel drive chassis that will appeal to driving enthusiasts.
Twenty years after the first Boxster made its debut, Porsche is introducing the latest generation of its mid-engine roadsters featuring more power, greater fuel efficiency, and further improved handling. The new models are named 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S, paying homage to the flat-four cylinder engines that were used in the mid-engine Porsche 718 sports car which won numerous races back in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
The Acura Precision Concept model made its world debut at the 2016 North American International Auto Show today, pointing toward a bolder, more distinctive future for Acura vehicle design. The Acura Precision Concept was developed by the Acura Design Studio in California to express the Acura brand DNA of 'Precision Crafted Performance.'
Ahead of its public debut at the North American International Auto Show, Buick today revealed the Avista concept – a 2+2 coupe that pushes the brand's contemporary design ethos and rekindles its historic performance roots. A sleek, sweeping proportion is the foundation for this vision of a contemporary grand tourer, with a 400-horsepower twin-turbocharged V-6 driving the rear wheels and a driver-focused cockpit offering a comfortable, connected center of control.
At an event prior to the opening of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Faraday Future (FF) introduced its plan to rethink mobility, unveiling its FFZERO1 Concept and the proprietary engineering platform on which it's built, in addition to revealing the details of its strategic cooperation with Letv, a leading global technology brand.Next Page >>