August 2014 Archives

2015 Nissan Rogue Starts at $23,650


Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2015 Nissan Rogue, which starts at $23,650. The Rogue was all-new for 2014, so in its second model year, it's just getting a few small updates.


We've seen several spy photos of the SVT high-performance version of the all-new Ford Mustang, but there hasn't been a confirmation about what it will be called, until now. A leaked picture of a GT350 badge has surfaced online, which confirms that the high-performance Mustang will be called the Mustang GT350.

2015 Chevy Tahoe and Suburban Z71 Off-Road Package Confirmed


Chevy has announced that both the 2015 Tahoe and Suburban SUVs will be offered with a Z71 off-road package.


Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution fans won't be able to get their hands on a new Lancer Evolution for much longer, since 2015 will be its last year.With the Lancer Evolution's days numbered, it's being reported that a limited Special Action Model will be released to give it a big send off.

2015 Toyota Tundra TRD Pro Priced at $42,385


Toyota has released the pricing for the ultimate off-road version of the 2015 Toyota Tundra, the Tundra TRD Pro. Pricing ranges from $42,385 for the Double Cab with a 5.7-liter V8 and $45,000 for the CrewMax V8 with.

Mercedes AMG-GT Debut Confirmed for Sept. 9 [VIDEO]


Mercedes has announced that the highly anticipated AMG-GT will debut on September 9. While we wait for its debut, we have yet another teaser video of the sports car.

2016 Volvo S90 to Replace the Aged S80 Next Year


This week Volvo took the wraps off the all-new Volvo XC90 SUV, the first model from its revamped lineup. Next year a replacement for the flagship S80 sedan is expected to arrive and its name will reportedly change to the S90.


Ford has kicked off production of the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang at its Flat Rock, Michigan plant. The 2015 Mustang will arrive in the U.S. this fall and for the first time in the Mustang's 50-year history it will be available in more than 120 countries around the world.

Next-Gen Ford Focus RS Headed to the U.S.?


A new report claims that the next-generation Ford Focus RS is in the works with the same 2.3L turbocharged four-cylinder engine as the Ford Mustang. Even better, the same report claims that it will be offered in the U.S.

Cadillac Confirms ATS-V Debut at the LA Auto Show

2015 Cadillac ATS

Cadillac has apparently confirmed that the high-performance Cadillac ATS-V is going to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this year. The ATS-V will go head to head with models like the BMW M3 and Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG.

2015 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe Get 4G LTE and a Hands-Free Liftgate

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe hands-free power lift gate

Even though the 2015 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe were introduced earlier this year Chevy has announced some new updates. Both the 2015 Chevy Suburban and Tahoe are getting new features like OnStar 4G LTE with a standard built-in Wi-Fi hotspot, wireless phone charging capability and a hands-free liftgate.

Subaru To Use a Single Platform For Its Entire Lineup


VW and Volvo have boasted several times about their new platforms that will underpin most of their respective lineups and now Subaru is about to follow suit. It's being reported that the next-generation of Subaru's lineup will all use a single platform.

All-New 2015 Volvo XC90 Priced at $48,900


Volvo wasn't planning on debuting the all-new 2015 XC90 until next week on September 3, but this morning several leaked photos of the new XC90 ruined Volvo's plans. Now that we have official photos, Volvo has been kind enough to release some info, including its starting price, which is set at $48,900.

Nissan IDx

Just last month it was reported that Nissan may not release a production version of last year's IDx concept - citing concerns that it needed a lower cost and lighter rear wheel drive platform. Although Nissan has yet to release any production details about the rear-wheel-drive coupe, a new report claims that it will be built on the same platform as the next-generation Nissan Z.

Mercedes-Benz M-Class to Be Renamed the GLE-Class

Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV

Mercedes-Benz is reportedly going to rename the ML-Class SUV to the GLE-Class next year, while the upcoming production version of the Concept Coupe SUV will be named the GLE Coupe.

All-New 2015 Volvo XC90 Official Photos Leaked


Volvo has yet to officially unveil the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90, but a bunch of photos have leaked online this morning, which gives the world a complete look at the new SUV.

2014 Mazda5

Mazda has a lot of new plans in the works in addition to the much anticipated 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata. In a few days we'll finally see the fourth-generation MX-5 Miata, but reports about the rest of Mazda's lineup have started to surface.

Subaru WRX S4 and WRX STI Type S Debut In Japan


Subaru has released two new versions of the WRX in Japan, the WRX S4 and WRX STI Type S. The WRX S4 is powered by a 296-hp 2.0L turbocharged, while the WRX STI Type S has 305-hp and 311 lb-ft. of torque.

2015 VW e-Golf: VW's First Electric Car Starts at $36,265


VW has announced the pricing for the 2015 VW e-Golf electric car, which starts at $36,265 with destination. VW's first fully electric model arrives in November.

Cadillac ELR May Be Discontinued Due its Low Sales Volume


With an all-new 2016 Chevy Volt due to be unveiled next year at the Detroit Auto Show, the question now is if GM will introduce a new Cadillac ELR. The next Volt is slated to get its own platform, which could be used for a new Cadillac ELR, but slow sales of the current ELR put its future in doubt.

Restyled 2015 VW Jetta Priced From $17,035


VW has released the pricing for the restyled 2015 VW Jetta, which starts at $17,035 after destination for the base 2.0L model.

Mazda RX-7 to Return in 2017 and RX-9 in the Works?


There have been countless reports about the return of the Mazda RX-7 with the latest report now claiming that it will arrive by 2017. One interesting tidbit from the latest report also claims that in addition to the RX-7, a new RX-9 sports car is in the works and it could arrive by 2020.

Volvo Confirms Plans For a New Three-Cylinder Engine in 2016

Volvo Three-Cylinder

Volvo is following several automakers by downsizing its engine lineup and it's just confirmed that a new three-cylinder engine is in the works and that it will debut sometime in 2016.

2015 Nissan Frontier and Xterra Priced


Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2015 Nissan Frontier pickup and Xterra SUV, which are both getting a few changes for the new model year.

2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Starts at $78,995, Convertible at $83,995


The pricing for the 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 has been released, with the Z06 Coupe starting at $78,995, while pricing for the Z06 convertible will start at $83,995.

Next-Gen VW Tiguan Still Two Years Away, but It Looks 'Phenomenal'

VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept

We're still about two years away from the arrival of the next-generation VW Tiguan SUV, but VW Australia's managing director, John White has revealed some of the details now.

2015 BMW M4 Drifts Through a Course Made of BMW M Vehicles [VIDEO]


BMW has released a video that shows the new BMW M4 drifting through a one-of-a-kind course that is made almost entirely of current and classic BMW M vehicles. The BMW M vehicles were sourced from fans who volunteered their BMW M vehicles from every generation to be a part of this exclusive experience.

Lincoln Signs Matthew McConaughey as its New Spokesman


Lincoln has announced that it has signed a multi-year contract with actor Matthew McConaughey who will act as a storyteller in a series of upcoming TV and digital campaigns starting with the 2015 Lincoln MKC.

2015 Ford Mustang Fuel Economy Specs Leaked


A few leaked Monroney stickers for the 2015 Ford Mustang have leaked online revealing how fuel efficient the all-new Mustang is.

Honda CR-Z Gets a New Supercharger that Boosts its Power to 197-HP


Anyone that's ever driven the Honda CR-Z hybrid knows that the main thing that it needs is more power, a lot more power. Well Honda has yet to release a version direct from the factory that packs more than 130 horsepower, but Honda has announced the availability of a new dealer-installed Honda Performance Development (HPD) supercharger kit.

2015 Chevy Silverado Rally Edition Unveiled


Chevy has unveiled the new 2015 Chevy Silverado Rally Edition, which is available in the 1500 double-cab and crew-cab pickups.

2015 Honda Fit Gets Top Safety Pick Rating After a Quick Fix


Honda has announced that the 2015 Honda Fit has been named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS, but it wasn't an easy feat. Back in March an early production 2015 Fit was tested, but it only received a marginal score in the small overlap test, which would have prevented it from receiving the top safety rating. Honda's engineers responded quickly and made a design change to fix the issue.

Ford is Working on a New Hybrid to Compete With the Prius

2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid

Ford is reportedly working on a new hybrid model to compete with the Toyota Prius, according to two sources who revealed that it will arrive in late 2018. The new hybrid will be a compact car that will be Ford's first "dedicated" hybrid, meaning that it will be built from the ground up as a hybrid model.

GM Shows Buick Dealers the 2016 Cascada Convertible


The four seater convertible segment continues to shrink with the recent departure of the Chrysler 200 Convertible and the upcoming disappearance of the VW Eos. Well fans of the segment will be happy to know that the U.S. is now one step closer to getting Europe's Opel Cascada convertible, which will wear the Buick badge.

Is Hyundai Working on a Toyota Prius Rival?


Hyundai's current hybrid lineup only consists of the Hyundai Sonata, which itself isn't set to be replaced until the 2016 model year, but is Hyundai planning on expanding its hybrid lineup?

2015 Honda Accord Gets a Few Upgrades and Starts at $22,895


Honda has announced the small upgrades to the 2015 Honda Accord lineup, which is going on sale today, with pricing starting at $22,895.

Jaguar XE SVR to Take on the M3 with 489 Horsepower?

2016 Jaguar XE

Jaguar has its eyes set on the BMW 3 Series with the new XE and that includes fighting the high-performance M3. According to Auto Express, Jaguar's Special Vehicle Operations division is working on a high-performance XE that will pack a 5.0L V8.

Land Rover Teases the 2016 Discovery Sport's Interior [VIDEO]


Land Rover is giving the world its first look at the new Discovery Sport's interior ahead of its debut on September 3. The Discovery Sport is the replacement for the LR2 and will feature a 5+2 seating configuration.


The 2015 Chevy Corvette Stingray is getting a new eight-speed automatic transmission that Chevy says makes it not only faster, but also more fuel efficient with a 29 mpg highway rating.

Supercharged Dodge Viper In the Works?


According to one recent report, Dodge's engineers are currently working on a supercharged Dodge Viper. It's widely known that the Dodge Viper isn't exactly flying out of showrooms and with the arrival of the Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat models, Viper sales may continue to slide unless Chrysler does something fast.

Ford EcoSport Subcompact Crossover Could Come to the U.S.


With the subcompact crossover market heating up with new models like the Honda HR-V and Chevy Trax, Ford is currently considering entering the segment as well. In markets outside the U.S. Ford sells the EcoSport small crossover, which could be offered in the U.S.

Infiniti Teases New Model Ahead of its Debut in Paris


Infiniti has released a teaser photo of a new model that it plans to reveal at the Paris Motor Show in October. Other than the teaser photo Infiniti stated, "soon, Infiniti will share a vision - its soul - on a scale not seen before from the company."

2015 Lincoln Navigator

The 2015 Lincoln Navigator has received a modest facelift, but if you were hoping for a full redesign, you will reportedly have to wait another two years. It's being reported that an all-new Navigator is in the works and that it will debut in the second half of 2016 as a 2017 model.

2016 Jaguar XE Interior and Infotainment System Previewed [VIDEO]


We're only a few weeks from the world debut of the 2016 Jaguar XE, but Jaguar has released a new video that previews the compact sedan's interior and its all-new infotainment system.

Cadillac is Working on a New Sub-ATS Compact Sedan


Cadillac is reportedly working on a new compact sedan that will compete with models like the Mercedes-Benz CLA and Audi A3.

Ford Begins Testing the First Ever Right-Hand-Drive Mustang


For the first time in the Ford Mustang's 50 year history, the Mustang is going to be available in a factory-built right-hand-drive configuration. This means that the new Mustang will now be available more than 25 right-hand-drive markets around the world, including the United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa.

2015 Corvette Gets Valet Mode with Performance Data Recorder


Chevrolet has announced that the 2015 Corvette is getting a new Valet Mode with Performance Data Recorder. The system allows drivers to lock the interior storage, disable the infotainment system and record video, audio and vehicle data when the Valet Mode is active.

Jaguar F-Type Project 7 Can Be Yours For $165,925


The limited production Jaguar F-Type Project 7 is slated to arrive next spring and when it does it will arrive with a $165,925 price tag. Based on the standard F-Type, the F-Type Project 7 takes it up a few notches with inspiration from the classic Jaguar D-Type and its 567-hp V8.

GM Trademarks Chevy Bolt Name for Possible Electric Vehicle


It's being reported that earlier this month General Motors filed a trademark application for the names Chevrolet Bolt and Bolt, which has led to speculation that the name could be used on a future electric vehicle.

Dodge Challenger SRT Trans Am Race Car Hits the Track This Weekend

Dodge Challenger

Chrysler's SRT Motorsports has unveiled a special Dodge Challenger SRT that will compete in the Trans Am Series this weekend.


Toyota originally unveiled the FT-1 concept at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year and now Toyota has released two new versions of the concept. The first shows the concept in a new Graphite color with a saddle leather colored interior and the second is a high-performance digital race version that will be available in Gran Turismo.

2015 BMW X6 Starts at $60,550

2015 BMW X6

If you've been waiting for BMW to release the pricing details for the all-new 2015 BMW X6, you'll be happy to know that it's online configurator is now live - revealing that it's price starts at $60,550.


As expected, Dodge has just unveiled the world's most powerful regular-production sedan - the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. With the same supercharged 6.2L V8 as the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the 707 horsepower sedan is the ultimate Charger.

Volvo's Entire Lineup Will be Overhauled by 2017

2015 Volvo XC90

While we wait for Volvo to officially unveil the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90 SUV on August 26, a new report claims that Volvo's entire lineup is going to be revamped by 2017.


The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has given the 2015 Chrysler 200 its highest safety rating by naming it a 2014 Top Safety Pick +.

Hyundai Kills the Elantra Coupe


Currently the Hyundai Elantra is available in sedan, coupe and GT bodystyles, but for the 2015 model year, one of them is gone. Hyundai has confirmed that the Elantra coupe will disappear after the current model year.

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Spied in Japan [VIDEO]


Mazda is going to take the wraps off the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata next month, but a camouflaged prototype was recently caught testing in Japan.

2015 Volvo XC90 Teased Again and SPA Chassis Detailed

2015 Volvo XC90

We're getting closer to the official debut of the all-new 2015 Volvo XC90 and although Volvo isn't quite ready, Volvo just released the first photo of the XC90's face. Volvo has also released more info about the new Scalable Product Architecture chassis which soon be the basis for the rest of Volvo's lineup, in addition to the new XC90.

2015 Cadillac Escalade Platinum Collection Unveiled


Cadillac has unveiled the new range-topping version of the Cadillac Escalade - the Platinum Collection. The Platinum Collection adds features like 4G LTE connectivity, various luxury add ons and a Surround View camera system.

2015 Nissan 370Z Starts at $30,800


Nissan has announced the pricing for the 2015 Nissan 370Z Coupe, 370Z Nismo and 370Z Roadster models. The base 370Z starts at $30,800 including destination, while the 370Z Nismo starts at $42,800 an the 370Z Roadster starts at $42,630.

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Teased, Will Be Revealed on Sept. 3


We're just a few weeks away from the official debut of the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, but this morning a photo of the new MX-5 Miata has surfaced online. The photo shows the next MX-5 covered in a blue cloth.

2014 BMW i8 Concours d´Elegance Edition Hits the Auction Block

BMW i8

BMW has released additional photos and info about the one-off 2014 BMW i8 Concours d´Elegance Edition, which is going to be auctioned during the weekend of the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, ahead of the official fall sale date.

2016 Kia Sorento Officially Unveiled Ahead of its Paris Debut


Kia has just released the first photos of the all-new third-generation 2016 Kia Sorento SUV.

2015 Range Rover Sport SVR Revealed, Starts at $110,475


Land Rover has taken the wraps off the 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR, which is the first Land Rover to wear the high-performance SVR badge. The Range Rover Sport SVR is Land Rover's answer to other high-performance SUVs, like the Porsche Cayenne Turbo and Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG.


The 2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe continues on mostly unchanged for the new model year, with the biggest change being the deletion of the base turbocharged four-cylinder. Even as the 2015 Ford Mustang and possibly even the next-generation Chevy Camaro introduce four-cylinder engines, Hyundai has decided to delete the four-cylinder engine, since it wants to make the Genesis Coupe appeal to a more premium sports car buyer.

Next-Gen Nissan Z to Get Hybrid System and Mercedes Engines?

2015 Nissan 370Z Nismo

Reports about the next-generation Nissan Z have surfaced, revealing some possible powertrain options and even its new name.

2014 Dodge Durango Blacktop Unveiled


Chrysler continues to expand its 'Blacktop' package and now it's available on the 2014 Dodge Durango.

2015 Cadillac CTS Gets a New Grille and Updated Features


Although the Cadillac CTS was completely redesigned for the 2014 model year, the 2015 CTS is getting a few updates, with the biggest change being an updated grille that houses Cadillac's new wreath-less emblem.


Chevy has announced that the next-generation 2016 Chevy Volt is going to debut in January at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport to Debut on Sept. 3 [VIDEO]


The 2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport is now in its final testing phase and now it's being reported that the SUV is going to officially debut on September 3.


Toyota has announced that the 2015 Tundra TRD Pro Series is going to compete in the 47th Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 that takes place on November 12-16 in Ensenada, Mexico.

2015_Aston_Martin_Rapide S

Both the 2015 Aston Martin Vanquish and Rapide S are getting improvements to make them not only faster, but a bit more fuel efficient as well.

2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon Pricing Released


GM has released the pricing for the 2015 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon midsize pickups. The 2015 Colorado starts at $20,995, while the Canyon starts at $21,880.

GM to Release More Diesel Vehicles in the U.S.


General Motors is reportedly going to release more diesel-powered cars and trucks in the U.S. in the next few years.

Lexus Crafted Line Special Editions to Debut at Pebble Beach


Lexus has announced the introduction of The Crafted Line special edition versions of the F Sport versions of the LS 460 F Sport, GS 350 F Sport, IS 250 F Sport, RX 350 F Sport and ES 350, which are all going to debut this month in Pebble Beach.

Mercedes-Benz AMG Sport Lineup in the Works


Mercedes-Benz is reportedly working on a new sub-brand, called 'AMG Sport' that will fit in between its standard lineup and the full AMG models.

2015 Hyundai i20 Design Renderings Released

2015 Hyundai i20

Hyundai has released two design renderings of the all-new 2015 i20 ahead of its debut later this month in South Korea. The all-new i20 was designed at Hyundai Motor's Design Centre Europe in Rüsselsheim, Germany.

2016 Kia Sorento Interior Teased


Last week Kia released a few teaser photos of the all-new 2016 Kia Sorento SUV and now we have a preview of its interior.

Rolls-Royce Wraith Drophead Coupe Coming in 2016

2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith

Rolls-Royce has announced that it is working on a new convertible, which is believed to be the Wraith Drophead Coupe that will go on sale by mid-2016.


Aston Martin has announced that the 2015 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S Roadster is going to debut this month at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

Next-Gen Audi RS3 Spied Lapping the Nurburgring [VIDEO]

2015 Audi RS3 - Nurburgring

A camouflaged prototype the new Audi RS3 was recently filmed doing laps on the famed Nurburgring in Germany. The top version of the Audi A3 lineup, is powered by a turbocharged 2.5L five-cylinder engine, which is expected to generate around 360 horsepower.

Porsche Takes the 2015 Cayman GTS to a Go-Kart Track [VIDEO]

2015 Porsche Cayman GTS - Go-Kart

Porsche has released a new video of the 2015 Cayman GTS that shows off its handling capabilities on a go-kart track.

Next-Gen Buick Regal to be Imported From Germany in 2017


It's being reported that the next-generation Buick Regal is going to be introduced sometime in 2017 with the biggest update being that it is going to be built by GM's Opel division in Germany.

2015 Range Rover Sport SVR to Debut at Pebble Beach [VIDEO]


Land Rover has announced that the 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR is going to debut on August 14 at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The Range Rover Sport SVR was previewed at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed and is powered by a supercharged 5.0L V8 with 550 horsepower.

2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to Debut at Woodward?

2015 Dodge Charger

It's been widely reported that the 2015 Dodge Charger is the next Chrysler vehicle to get the same 707-hp Hellcat engine as the Challenger SRT Hellcat, but until today we haven't known when it would debut. Dodge CEO Timothy Kuniskis has revealed on Detroit radio station 101 WRIF that Dodge has plans to until a new performance vehicle at the upcoming Woodward Dream Cruise, but he stopped short of stating if it will indeed be the Charger SRT Hellcat.

Final Lexus IS F Rolls Off the Line


Fans of the Lexus IS F will be sad to hear that the final IS F rolled off the line in Japan last week. A blue IS F that is going to find a new home in the U.S. is officially the last one.


Hyundai's CEO Dave Zuchowski recently confirmed some of the automaker's future product plans, which includes a redesigned 2016 Hyundai Tucson and Elantra and a new subcompact crossover.


A batch of patent photos of the upcoming Porsche 911 GT3 RS have leaked out, giving the world an early look at the top version of the 911.

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