Buick’s technology flagship just got more sophisticated
The Buick LaCrosse expands its technological credentials by adding eAssist light electrification for the 2018 model. The combination of an electric motor with Buick’s latest 2.5L four-cylinder engine delivers quiet, refined and spirited efficient performance backed by the value and customer experience expected of Buick. This new eAssist system, when coupled with the four-cylinder engine, has a 19 percent increase in city fuel economy compared to the LaCrosse’s advanced V-6.
Bentley's EXP 12 Speed 6e made its debut in China today at the 2017 Auto Shanghai. The concept showcases the British brand's ambition to define the electric luxury segment and will allow Bentley to gauge public opinion and customer feedback to help shape its future luxury strategy.
The Second-Generation McLaren Super Series, Commences Full Production
-New McLaren 720S moves to full production with completion of 'Job #1' car, heralding a new chapter in the McLaren Automotive story -Landmark moment for the company, with second-generation Super Series the first-ever replacement of a model family since the launch of McLaren Automotive in 2010 -The final example of the first-generation Super Series has now left the McLaren Production Centre, marking the end of the 'P11' model line
Ultimate carbon-fiber package for Grand Sport, Z06
Chevrolet is commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Corvette with a new Corvette Carbon 65 Edition offered on 2018 Grand Sport 3LT and Z06 3LZ models. Limited to only 650 numbered vehicles globally, the distinctive Carbon 65 blends visible carbon-fiber exterior elements -- notably, a new carbon-fiber rear spoiler and quarter ducts -- with a new Ceramic Matrix Gray exterior color and special interior appointments, including a new carbon-fiber-rimmed steering wheel.
Available for the first time in the U.S., the 2018 Audi RS 3 will make its North American debut at the New York International Auto Show. As the first compact Audi sedan to wear the RS badge, the RS 3 delivers unrivaled performance in its segment, coupled with a high level of everyday functionality. Specifically developed for the US market, the RS 3 is equipped with the storied Audi five-cylinder engine which produces its unique sound and features RS-specific interior and exterior design details, offering customers an attractive entry point into the Audi Sport lineup.
Mercedes-AMG is injecting another breath of fresh air into the AMG GT family, augmenting its sports car portfolio with two scintillating Roadster models - The new AMG GT C model is positioned between the AMG GT S and the AMG GT R. With the AMG GT C Roadster, Mercedes-AMG is introducing a further output rating of the 4.0-liter V8 biturbo engine, thereby underlining the exclusive character of the new model. At 410 kW (557 hp), the peak output is 35 kW (47 hp) above that of the AMG GT S and 20 kW (28 hp) below the Mercedes‑AMG GT R.
The Toyota Highlander is all grown up. It now has more room, more power and better fuel economy. The Highlander used to be a boring SUV that you would buy if you wanted a reliable SUV. Now Toyota has transformed the Highlander into a well-rounded SUV that is actually enjoyable.
FIA smart cities, imagine for cities of the future
Electric Cars to clean up big city air pollution
In an age of rapid global urbanization, it becomes ever more pressing to redefine a new model for sustainable urban mobility. Today, at the Geneva Motor Show, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) launched a new initiative – the FIA Smart Cities– with the aim of helping cities to define solutions best suited to tackle new scenarios in which mobility has a central role. The launch platform for this initiative is the FIA Formula E Championship, the first race series for single-seaters entirely powered by electricity, with events held in the heart of some of the most important cities in the world, since 2014.
The new McLaren 720S makes its global debut today (March 7) at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show, introducing the second-generation of McLaren’s Super Series and simultaneously raising previously accepted limits of performance in the supercar sector. The unveiling of McLaren’s new supercar confirms both the 720S name and 720PS horsepower of the first model in the second-generation McLaren Super Series, details which have been teased online in recent months.
Bentley showcases its electric car concepts for future
Concept showcases future Bentley exterior and interior design direction -
Effortless, exclusive and exhilarating, Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept brings luxury ownership experience to EV sector -Luxury customer demands met by Bentley levels of craftsmanship and refinement, with electric performance and grand touring capabilities -Bentley's vision includes rapid inductive charging and connected on-board concierge services -EXP 12 Speed 6e concept to gauge public and customer feedback to shape Bentley's future luxury strategy
Fastest Camaro ever rips hole in the air at Germany’s Papenburg High Speed Oval
Slide over to the next lane. The Camaro ZL1 Coupe has a top speed of 198 mph (318 km/h). Chevrolet tested the max velocity of the ZL1 (with 10-speed automatic) on the High Speed Oval at Germany’s Automotive Testing Papenburg GmBH proving ground. Compensating for wind speed, the top speed is the average achieved from running the ZL1 in both directions on the 7.6-mile (12.3 km) loop -- 202.3 mph in one direction and 193.3 mph in the other direction.
Ferrari has selected the 87th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show for the world premiere of the new 12-cylinder berlinetta, the 812 Superfast, the most powerful and fastest Ferrari in the marque’s history. This new car not only introduces a plethora of innovative features but is also particularly significant as the V12 series marked the official start of the glorious Prancing Horse story in 1947, 70 years ago this year.
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