Fiat has announced that the 2014 Fiat 500 1957 Edition is going to begin arriving in showrooms in late spring. The special 500 1957 Edition will start at $20,400.
Confirming earlier reports, BMW is reportedly testing M-tuned versions of the 2-Series coupe that are powered by a more powerful version of the N55 engine in the M235i coupe.
It seems like everyday more news trickles out about the next-generation Mazda MX-5 Miata and the Fiat/ Alfa Romeo version. First it was originally reported that the next MX-5 Miata would debut next year at the Chicago Auto Show, but now those plans have been shelved. Second the Alfa Romeo version may actually be badged a Fiat or Abarth.
BMW continues to roll out new versions of its existing lineup and now it's created another one. BMW has unveiled the 2015 BMW X4 crossover, which is basically a baby X6, but is built on the X3 platform.
Yesterday news about two new Maserati models was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. Maserati took the wraps off the Alfieri coupe, which is a preview of an upcoming Maserati coupe that will be smaller than the GranTurismo. While the initial news did not reveal a timeframe for production, Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne stated that production could start in as little as 24 months.
Audi already revealed plans to debut the all-new 2015 TT and TTS at this week's Geneva Motor Show, but it also surprised the crowd with the TT Quattro Sport concept. Looking like an over the top TT, the TT Quattro Sport concept packs 420 horsepower and reaches 0-62 mph in 3.7 seconds.
Rolls-Royce has unveiled the 2015 Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II, which is the first significant update to the Ghost since it was introduced in 2009.
Maserati has been a roll with revamping its lineup and now that the new Quattroporte and Ghibli have arrived, we now just have to wait for the Levante SUV and the next GranTurismo. Maserati has also revealed that it is working on a new sports car for its lineup and has previewed it today with the debut of the Alfieri concept at the Geneva Motor Show.
McLaren has just unveiled the convertible version of the new 650S, the 650S Spider. Just like the 650S Coupe, the 650S Spider is powered by a 641-hp twin-turbocharged 3.8L V8 with 500 lb-ft. of torque. McLaren also says that the 650S Spider will offer nearly identical performance to the coupe, with the addition of a two-piece retractable hard top.
The 2014 Geneva Motor Show officially kicks off tomorrow, but we already have two leaked photos of Maserati's Alfieri concept before the covers are taken off tomorrow.
Volkswagen's current SUV lineup only consists of the Touareg and Tiguan models, but in the past few years VW has continued to give a preview of what's to come with concept models like the CrossBlue Concept. Now Volkswagen is doing it again with the T-Roc concept that is debuting this week in Geneva.
Audi has taken the wraps off the third-generation 2015 Audi TT and TTS on the eve of the Geneva Motor Show. After seeing several leaked photos and teasers what we see here is not all that surprising. The 2015 TT gets an evolutionary redesign that has some more aggressive angles and lines, but overall looks very close to its predecessor.
The 2015 Audi TT is set to debut this week at the Geneva Motor Show and while we've seen several leaks of the new TT, here's our clearest view yet. Photos of the 2015 Audi TTS have leaked online.
Volkswagen continues to bring new crossover concepts to the auto show circuit and next month it won't disappoint, since the automaker has just announced plans to unveil the new T-Roc crossover concept at the Geneva Motor Show. Last year Volkswagen showed off the CrossBlue and CrossBlue Coupé, which were follow ups to the Cross Coupe concept that debuted in 2012.
We only have a few more days until Audi takes the wraps off the all-new 2015 Audi TT, but Audi has released this teaser video, which provides an early look at the new TT.
McLaren has released the performance specs for the 650S Coupe, which is going to debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show. Thanks to its 641 horsepower 3.8L V8, the 650S is able to reach 0-62 mph in a quick 3 seconds flat and 124 mph in 8.4 seconds with a top speed of 207 mph.
Photos of Volvo's new Concept Estate have leaked online ahead of its official debut tomorrow. The Concept Estate is the third Volvo concept following the Concept Coupe and Concept XC and is based on Volvo's new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA).
Rolls-Royce is planning an updated for the 2015 Ghost sedan, with the updated model being labeled the Ghost Series II. The Ghost was unveiled back in 2009 and now the 2015 Ghost is getting the model's first significant update.
MINI has announced that it will unveil the new MINI Clubman concept at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The Clubman concept is a near-production concept, which previews the new bigger 2015 Clubman that now features six doors.
Jaguar has taken the wraps off the 2015 Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake, which is going to debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show. With 542 horsepower, a 0-60 mph sprint in 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 186 mph, the hot XFR-S wagon is the kind of wagon that we need on this side of the Atlantic.
Following the debut of the Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid, BMW has now unveiled a prototype of the upcoming X5 plug-in hybrid. BMW has announced that the X5 plug-in hybrid, which will likely be called X5 eDrive, will be powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder mated to an electric motor and BMW's xDrive all-wheel-drive system.
Volkswagen has unveiled the new Golf GTE plug-in hybrid, which is going to debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. Building on the sportier versions of the Golf lineup, the GTI and diesel-powered GTD, the Golf GTE combines the sportiness of the GTI with a plug-in hybrid powertrain.
Despite earlier reports that claimed that Maserati's upcoming Levante SUV would share its platform with the Jeep Grand Cherokee, Maserati CEO Harald Wester has revealed that the reports are not accurate. Instead the 2015 Levante is going to be built on the same platform as the Quattroporte and Ghibli models.
Sketches of the all-new 2015 Audi TT have starting circulating the internet ahead of its debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. Audi previewed the 2015 TT with the Allroad Shooting Brake concept last month at the Detroit Auto Show and from these sketches we can tell that the TT will look pretty close to the concept, sans the roofline.
Audi has unveiled the 2015 Audi S3 Cabriolet, which is the hotter version of the new A3 Cabriolet. The S3 Cabriolet combines everything we love about the 296-hp S3 sedan, but with the drop top fun of the A3 Cabriolet.
Audi has yet to release the pricing for the 2015 Audi S3, but a leaked document claims that it will start at $41,100, while the S3 Prestige model will start at $47,000. With almost 300 horsepower under the hood and all-wheel-drive $41k isn't bad for Audi's new baby sedan.
Last week BMW unveiled the 2015 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer, which is the first of many future front-wheel-drive BMW models. The 2-Series Active Tourer already shares its platform with the new 2014 MINI, but now it's being reported that the next-gen 2016 BMW X1 crossover will also make a switch to the same FWD platform.
Rinspeed has unveiled its latest concept, the xChangE concept, which is going to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. At first glance you will notice that the xChangeE concept looks like nothing more than a customized Tesla Model S, but underneath Rinspeed has created its vision of a future electric autonomous car.
Land Rover has unveiled two new versions of the 2015 Range Rover Evoque, the Evoque Autobiography and Autobiography Dynamic. Both limited editions of the 2015 Evoque are going to debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show.
Volkswagen is giving the 2015 VW Scirocco a facelift and it's going to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. Forty years after the first Scirocco debuted at the Geneva Motor Show in 1974, the 2015 Scirocco is going to get styling updates and a new range of engines.
BMW has taken the wraps off the new front-wheel-drive 2015 2-Series Active Tourer, which is going to have its public debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show.
With the arrival of the new 2015 Porsche Macan SUV, Porsche's annual sales could pass the 200,000 mark next year, which is three years earlier than expected. Most of the sales increases will come from models like the Cayenne and the new Macan, which Porsche could easily sell around 50k Macans this year alone.
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