Tag Archives: Coupes

Report: Toyota developing entry-level sports car below GT 86

Rumors again from Australia! (Surprised?) Motoring.com reports of Toyota developing a new entry-level sports coupe to sit below the GT 86. Apparently, the car’s weight of 2,160lbs is confirmed along with power supplied by a 1.5L naturally-aspirated four-pot good for 128hp and 107 lb-ft of torque and a six-speed manual or automatic. Not much else […]

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Report: Nissan’s next-gen 370Z to have hybrid tech and Mercedes-Benz engines

Australia’s Motoring.com apparently heard that the next-generation Nissan 370Z is to feature a new hybrid powertrain featuring a Mercedes-Benz four-banger. According to the report, the new model is to be called the Z35 generation and is going to be sold mainly in Japan and the United States. The hybrid version is supposedly going to utilize a Mercedes-Benz-sourced […]

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Report: Lexus still wants to plan an LF-A successor

Bloomberg recently sat down with Lexus’ Executive Vice President, Mark Templin, who revealed that Lexus is still interested in eventually building an LF-A successor. According to the report, Templin relayed a message from Toyota’s president, Akio Toyoda, who originally said he (Akio) believes every generation “deserves to have a car like an LF-A, so we’re […]

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Report: Nissan apparently interested in producing IDx Concept

Nissan is apparently working on a production version of the IDx Concept, a model originally intended to pay tribute to the original rear-wheel drive sports sedan, the Datsun 510 compact. The IDx Concept was introduced at the 2013 Tokyo Auto Show. According to a recent report from Australia’s CarAdvice, word is that Nissan is currently developing […]

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Report: Another rumor points to BMW turbo four and supercapacitors for new Supra revival

Another rumor is out from Motoring.com, who claims that the new Toyota Supra successor is set to be revealed in the next few years. BMW and Toyota’s collaboration isn’t news, but everyone seems to be shooting speculation out of their arses, left and right, and this latest development is not much different. For this report, BMW […]

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Report: BMW working on i9 to celebrate company’s centenary

BMW has been known to be working on something special for the 2016 model year, which represents the automaker’s first 100-years in existence. Rumors were posted in the past about a successor to the legendary M1 supercar from the 1970s, the only mid-engined car ever built by Munich’s finest (Rumor One, Two, Three, and Four). All […]

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Report: Cadillac dealers offering insane incentives for ELR

The Cadillac ELR has been suffering from slow sales and as a result, dealerships are reportedly offering some crazy incentives to shift the ELR models off of lots and to keep them from gathering dust. The Cadillac ELR might be an appealing car to look at, but it’s essentially a more hyped-up version of the […]

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Report: The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat to be limited in production

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat is the biggest (and most powerful) thing to come from the Pentastar as of recent. But to keep things exclusive, Edmunds reports that the Hellcat is to be capped at the production front to just 1,200 units. When Edmunds requested confirmation from Dodge’s CEO Tim Kuniskis, he declined to confirm, but […]

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Dodge details 2015 Challenger lineup, equipment, and pricing

Dodge released the full beans on the 2015 Challenger lineup, including information for packaging, equipment and pricing. Starting the lineup is the base Challenger SXT with the 3.6L Pentastar V6 good for 305hp and 268 lb-ft of twist mated to an eight-speed TorqueFlite automatic transmission. Equipped standard with 18-inch aluminum wheels, the price starts at $26,995. […]

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Report: Bentley plans to stick with its VW-sourced W12

CARandDRIVER recently learned that Bentley has no desire to depart with its Volkswagen-sourced W12 engine, currently serving duty in the Continental GT and Flying Spur. Despite the crackdown on environmentalism, leading to the downsizing of engines, Bentley seeks to remain loyal to its use of the W12, meaning Bentley might end up being one of the last […]

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