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Jaguar Turns Up the Wick with the XKR-S GT in New York

Jaguar Turns Up the Wick with the XKR-S GT in New York

Uses same 543hp V8 but produces 319lbs of downforce

Jaguar is pushing its performance credentials hard with two limited edition performance models at the New York Auto Show. First it revealed the XJR, and now it is showing the XKR-S GT, which will be limited to 30 cars for North America. The XKR-S ...
26.03.2013 | 2135 views | 0 comments
Buick Refreshes Regal and Adds All-Wheel and Power

Buick Refreshes Regal and Adds All-Wheel and Power

GS model actually loses power

In addition to the refreshed LaCrosse, Buick is revealing the refreshed Regal at the New York Auto Show, which begins on March 27. It has made an odd choice, though, and the previously top of the line GS model has been reduced in power, but t...
26.03.2013 | 426 views | 0 comments
Volkswagen and Greenpeace Reach Compromise Over Emissions

Volkswagen and Greenpeace Reach Compromise Over Emissions

VW Promises to hit 95g/km of CO2 emissions

Volkswagen and Greenpeace have not had the best relationship over the past two years. Greenpeace has criticized VW heavily for not going far enough to reduce its cars' emissions. The two of them have now reached a compromise with Volkswagen pr...
26.03.2013 | 469 views | 0 comments
New Mercedes S-Class Reveals Its Partially Hand-Fitted Interior

New Mercedes S-Class Reveals Its Partially Hand-Fitted Interior

Will get its public debut later in the year

Mercedes will have the next generation S-Class on sale by the end of the year, and it will be revealed publically this summer. However, it is already showing the car’s interior and how it will be partially hand-fitted. Mercedes is making...
26.03.2013 | 4733 views | 0 comments
Chrysler Bringing Refreshed Durango and 200 Special Edition to New York

Chrysler Bringing Refreshed Durango and 200 Special Edition to New York

Chrysler 200 Getting Carhartt Special Edition

Chrysler has two reveals planned for the New York Auto Show on March 27 and 28. The Dodge Durango will get refreshed for the 2014 model year, and it is introducing a special edition Carhartt 200. The 2014 Dodge Durango will get a refresh with ...
26.03.2013 | 496 views | 0 comments
Renault Introducing Initiale Paris as a Trim Level, Not Brand

Renault Introducing Initiale Paris as a Trim Level, Not Brand

May still expand into its own brand in the future

Renault is slowly backing away from its original plans for its Initiale Paris sub-brand. It had initially planned for the brand to launch with a luxury sedan based on the Mercedes E-Class. However, Renault has cancelled those plans because it woul...
26.03.2013 | 5403 views | 0 comments
McLaren Developing Smaller, Cheaper Sports Car

McLaren Developing Smaller, Cheaper Sports Car

Power will likely still come from 3.8-liter V8

McLaren has admitted to developing the third car in its brand, codenamed the P13. The new car will be smaller and less powerful than the 12C.  There is no specific word on the P13's styling yet, but it will certainly follow the famili...
26.03.2013 | 5361 views | 0 comments
Audi Teasing New Vehicle on Audi TV

Audi Teasing New Vehicle on Audi TV

Appears to be a coupe-crossover for the New York Auto Show

Audi has begun teasing a new model on Audi TV. While covered with a sheet, it appears to be a coupe crossover similar to the BMW X6.  Audi says that it will give the car a sneak preview on 00:01 CET (7:01pm EDT), which indicates that it w...
25.03.2013 | 539 views | 0 comments
Vauxhall 30-98, Britain's First 100mph Car, Touring UK

Vauxhall 30-98, Britain's First 100mph Car, Touring UK

Not yet confirmed for Goodwood Festival of Speed

Vauxhall plans to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its 30-98, which was the first production British car to hit 100mph. The major celebration will be about 50 cars at Waddington Fell in Lancashire where the car’s had their first competitio...
25.03.2013 | 4280 views | 0 comments
Buick Unveils Refreshed LaCrosse Ahead of New York Auto Show

Buick Unveils Refreshed LaCrosse Ahead of New York Auto Show

Gets standard LED running lights and 8in display screen

Buick has unveiled the refreshed 2014 LaCrosse ahead of its public debut at the New York Auto Show on March 27. The car gets a slightly upgraded interior and exterior. The exterior gets LED running lights and LED taillights. The interior g...
25.03.2013 | 1630 views | 0 comments
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