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BMW i8 Spyder Concept Takes the Top Off BMW's Hybrid Supercar

BMW has unveiled its third concept for its new BMW i sub-brand, the i8 Spyder Concept, which follows the BMW i3 and BMW i8 Concepts. The i8 Spyder Concept is a open top version of the i8 Concept. The i8 Spyder Concept builds on the 2+2 i8 Concept that was unveiled a year ago. Compared with the coupe, the two-seater...

Fiat to Launch 500X Crossover Next Year

Fiat is going to release a crossover version of the 500 minicar next year, according to sources that spoke with Automotive News Europe. The new 500 crossover will be dubbed the 500X, with the letter X standing for cross. The 500X will be sold alongside the 500 hatchback, 500 Abarth, 500C convertible and 500L four-door models when it enters production...

2013 SRT Viper Interior Teased Ahead of New York Debut

The 2013 SRT Viper will be officially unveiled next week on April 4, but SRT is giving us our first look at the Viper's new interior via its Facebook page. This is the third official teaser photo of the new Viper. Come back next week to see the real thing. Facebook

Hyundai Expects to Beat its All-Time Sales Record in March

March is coming to a close and Hyundai has announced that it has had a great month thanks to its 40-mpg highway models like the Accent, Veloster and Elantra. Hyundai, which is the most fuel-efficient automaker in the U.S. according to the EPA, is expecting to sell more than 65,000 vehicles this month. "March is shaping up to be our...

Ram Teases a "Giant" Ahead of the New York Auto Show

Ram is bring a new truck to the New York Auto Show next week, but starting March 31, Ram will utilize Facebook and Twitter to create interest for the new truck. Titled "A Giant Awaits," each day through April 4th, new, not easily identifiable images will be placed on the Ram Truck Facebook page, allowing viewers to comment and guess...

2013 Nissan Altima: Nissan Releases the Fifth and Final Teaser

Nissan has released the fifth and final teaser of the all-new 2013 Altima ahead of its official debut in New York next week. This final teaser video gives a quick all around view of the new Altima before it ends with the Altima's instrument panel.

2013 Subaru Legacy and Outback Get a Facelift

Subaru has unveiled the changes to the 2013 Legacy and Outback models that will debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show next week. Both models get styling updates and a new 2.5L boxer engine. Subaru has introduced a new 2.5L DOHC four-cylinder boxer engine that has increased performance and fuel efficiency than the old engine. It produces 173 horsepower...

Subaru BRZ Sales in Japan Are Already Four Times Initial Forecasts

The 2013 Subaru BRZ sports coupe isn't on sale in the U.S. yet, but sales of the new coupe are already off to a good start in Japan. The BRZ debuted in Japan on February 3 and Subaru has already sold 3,551 units, which is four times the initial sales forecasts. Subaru had only planned on selling 450 units in...

2013 Chevy Traverse Unveiled Ahead of New York Debut

GM is giving the Chevy Traverse crossover a facelift for the 2013 model year. According to GM, the 2013 Traverse has a new, athletic exterior design, complemented by a more expressive front end that introduces a new face for Chevy crossover utilities. The front of the 2013 Traverse features a new shape supported by a powerdome hood, a three-bar upper...

2013 Ford Explorer Sport Packs 350 Horsepower

Ford has unveiled the first-ever high performance version of the Ford Explorer, the 2013 Explorer Sport, which is powered by Ford's twin-turbocharged EcoBoost 3.5L V6 with at least 350 horsepower. "Adding an EcoBoost drivetrain to Explorer Sport delivers even more fuel efficiency and performance to the lineup," said Bill Gubing, Explorer chief engineer. "This is our highest- performance, most capable...




2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Review

2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport Review: Finally a hot hatch?

Hyundai has been taking on nearly every segment in the industry, from the luxury segment with its Genesis brand, to the mainstream SUV segment...