Archive | 2014

Report: The Lexus RC Convertible killed in favor of a new three-row crossover

Lexus had a pretty big moment revealing the LF-C2 Concept at the LA Auto Show last week, which pitched at a successor to the IS Convertible and a variant to the RC Coupe, to ensure Lexus has its aim tightly set on rivals like the BMW 4-Series. Click here for our original post on the […]

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Report: The Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG to remain rear-wheel drive for foreseeable future

CarAdvice spoke with Mercedes-AMG’s boss, Tobias Moers, at the LA Auto Show recently and they inquired about whether or not the C63 AMG could see 4MATIC all-wheel drive or not. And according to Moers in the interview, the C63 AMG will actually forgo all-wheel drive this time around. There is a possibility in the future, […]

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Report: Mini confirms the Coupe and Roadster are no more

AutoGuide recently received confirmation from Mini USA’s product planning manager, Patrick McKenna, that the Coupe and the Roadster will officially discontinue next year. So should you be interested in the low-slung or open-top version of the Mini Cooper, you better scoop up yours soon. McKenna didn’t go too far into detail, other noting the cars’ […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz could be preparing 4×4 version of G63 AMG 6×6

Remember that bonkers Gelandewagen that Mercedes-AMG created with six wheels in a sort of end-all-be-all of frivolous off-roaders? Well, it seems Mercedes-AMG was onto something as Australia’s media, CarAdvice, reports that Mercedes could be working on a 4×4 version in limited quantities as a more accessible version to the 6×6. The 6×6 is still up for […]

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Report: Land Rover to file a complaint against an obvious Chinese knock-off of Range Rover Evoque

Pictures via Indian Autos Blog China continues to struggle with respecting intellectual property by way of copyright infringement. This can be seen in recent history with the automobile industry, where some of China’s domestic brands clearly copied the designs of other cars in a knock-off fashion. This latest version involves the LandWind X7, which clearly is […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz downplays AMG versions of Maybach

This should come to no surprise, but Mercedes-Benz supposedly ruled out any possibility of there being an AMG version of the new Mercedes-Maybach S600, according to CAR. Speaking to Fr. Hermann-Joseph Storp, the S-Class’ development director, the chance of it happening was ruled out because it completely defeats the purpose of the S600 being luxurious and […]

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Report: The 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 to be a coupe only, GT350R arriving in Detroit

Road&Track continues the new saga of the Ford Mustang Shelby GT350, which for 2016, when it gets introduced, will only be available in a coupe form. There was no indication of a convertible version whatsoever. But more so, R&T learned that Shelby will be introducing an even harder GT350R at Detroit in a month or so. […]

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Report: Scion still says no to convertible or turbo FR-S

It seems like the prospect of a turbocharged or convertible, or even any sort of Scion FR-S/Toyota GT 86 variant is a beat-up dead horse of rumors. And to nail another one into the coffin is WardsAuto, who learned at the LA Auto Show that a turbo or drop top FR-S ain’t gonna happen. They […]

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Report: BMW continues to expand lineup, but still no M7

MotorTrend sat down with BMW’s director of product planning, Paul Ferraiolo, who shared some details about BMW’s near-future plans for lineup expansion. With rumors bouncing back and forth in terms of a full-fledged M7 high-performance luxo-barge, heads are being scratched and chins being fondled about whether or not BMW was going to do it. And […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz planning an even harder A45 AMG

AutoExpress in the UK reports Mercedes-Benz could be working on an even harder edged A45, which ultimately suggests an A45 AMG Black Series is in the works to up the uber-hot hatch game. As if 355hp from its potent 2.0L turbo-four isn’t enough… AE spoke with AMG’s boss, Tobias Moers, who suggested the idea of […]

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