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Porsche powertrain chief arrested in VW diesel emissions

The Volkswagen diesel crisis is not far from entering its third year. It received an unexpected sequel this week as prosecutors in Hamburg, Germany, arrested Porche's powertrain development chief, Joerg Kerner. The executive is reportedly being held in custody to prevent possible flight, the German paper Bild am Sonntag reported. Kerner has been with VW Group sister brand Audi since 2004 and

By | April 20th, 2018|Categories: News by Brand, Porsche|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Cadillac is offering $10,000 off Escalade

Ford Motor Company can't keep up with Lincoln Navigator demand. Producer has already announced production increases for the hot-selling full-size SUV. Rival Cadillac likely won't have a new Escalade for a couple more years, but General Motors' luxury brand is putting some cash on the hood for some exclusive clientele. In an effort to keep luxury buyers

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: Cadillac, News by Brand|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

New Mercedes-Maybach GLS-Class makes its big SUV luxurious

A Mercedes-Maybach version of the GLS-Class is finally in the works. Producer plans to preview the upcoming ultra-luxury, full-size SUV at the Beijing auto show in concept form. A Maybach variant of the largest SUV in Stuttgart's lineup has been rumored for some time. Final push was the rapid growth of luxury SUV segments as well as the surprise popularity of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class sedan,

Spy shots of 2020 Audi SQ3

Audi is working on a redesign for its Q3 and today we have the first spy shots of a prototype for a sporty SQ3 variant. The current Q3 never offered an SQ3 variant, instead going from the regular Q3 straight to a high-performance RS Q3, which incidentally was never sold in the United States. With the redesigned Q3

By | April 11th, 2018|Categories: AUDI, News by Brand|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Mercedes-AMG is ready to say goodbye to V-12

Mercedes-AMG last year launched a Final Edition version of its G65 and there are reports the SL65 is soon to be on its way out as well, two models powered by a V-12. But could this be part of the normal product cycle or instead a move away from V-12s at AMG? Tobias Moers, we're likely looking at the

Chevy Camaro Gets New Look For 2019, Adds 275-HP Turbo 1LE Trim

 The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro is here with a new grille, new front and rear fascias and a 10-speed automatic transmission. The new coupe was revealed at an event in Las Vegas alongside the 2019 Malibu, Cruze and Sonic. The biggest news for the enthusiast is the addition of the 1LE performance option for the turbocharged I4 Camaro. The 1LE package

By | April 9th, 2018|Categories: Chevrolet, News by Brand|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

All the updates of 2019 Chevy Cruze and Spark

During its dealer conference in Las Vegas, Chevrolet showed off the 2019 Chevy Cruze and Spark. For 2019, Chevy will begin offering the Cruze hatchback in a more affordable LS trim. Chevy will also make an “LS” option package available to the lower-trimmed Cruze sedans, which comes with different wheels, cruise control and remote start.

Alfa Romeo Giulia coupe packing 641bhp with F1 hybrid tech

A new member of the Alfa Romeo Giulia family is in the works and it may revive one of the most cherished Alfa nameplates. Coupe version of the Giulia should to offer two powertrains that will incorporate an F1-style energy recovery system (ERS). One engine expected to make it under the hood of the coupe. That may revive the Sprint name, a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine

Perfectly wacky Ed ‘Big Daddy’ Roth Surfite

The '60s were all about the surfer lifestyle before the Beatles took over the airwaves. Movies like “Gidget” and “Beach Party” and music from the likes of Dick Dale, fueled the sand-crazed desires of Midwestern and East Coast teenagers. Custom producer Ed "Big Daddy" Roth Surfite, always looking for a fresh idea. The Surfite still looks, pretty weird Captured during its stint at

By | April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Featured, US, World|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

2019 Hyundai Tucson Debuts With Refreshed Face, Drops 1.6 Turbo

Hyundai showed a new and fresh Tucson crossover at the New York auto show this week. Hyundai updated the styling and reworked the Tucson's engine lineup. Thebiggest changes are on the front fascia. The grille of the 2019 Tucson now sports a more concave curvature and four slimmer horizontal bars instead of three within the grille itself --

By | March 30th, 2018|Categories: Hyundai, News by Brand|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments