Monthly Archives: March 2017

Report: Mercedes-AMG forecasts banner year ahead

Mercedes-AMG is expecting another year of growth in 2017 as new, money-printing AMG vehicles reach dealerships, according to a report in Automotive News (subscription required). Though the overall outlook is good, Adam Chamberlain, vice president of sales for Mercedes-Benz USA, stated the growth...

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Toyota wants to foster ‘Lexus envy’

Lexus, despite its durable quality and customer service achievements, has never quite captured the cache its German rivals have held for so long. However, that may soon change as the Toyota luxury brand is working tirelessly to create "Lexus envy." Automotive News (subscription...

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Lamborghini won’t target Nürburgring SUV record with Urus

It's been a long time coming, but the Lamborghini Urus SUV is nearly a reality. However, unlike some of its supercar brethren, the Urus is not being developed as a speed king for performance driving. Motoring reports Lamborghini doesn't have much interest in proving the Urus around the...

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Ford details the GT’s 5 driving modes, launch control

The first GTs are now in customer hands, but Ford is still revealing fresh details on the car. We previously learned that the car features five driving modes. They are selected via a small dial on the left of the steering wheel, and each gets a unique display setting for the main instrument...

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2018 Acura TLX will boast new look, tech

The Acura TLX is a safe choice for buyers looking for a small sedan with a bit of luxury thrown in, though it doesn't manage to conjure much excitement. Acura is hoping to fix that with a substantial update coming for the 2018 model year. A teaser released ahead of the car's debut next...

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2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots

A prototype for the next-generation Nissan Leaf has been spotted again. The redesigned electric compact hatch is expected to debut later this year, as a 2018 model. The current Leaf was the first electric car to truly go mainstream. Before its arrival for the 2011 model year, getting a pure...

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Tesla Model 3 range higher than Bolt EV, hints Musk

The Chevrolet Bolt EV has a range of 238 miles and can be bought today for $37,500. Later this year, Tesla will launch its Model 3 which is promised to deliver at least 215 miles of range for $35,000. However, in a Twitter post on Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk hinted that the Model 3 will have more...

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Chevy Volt turned into Buick Velite 5 for China

Buick will soon add an extended-range electric car to its lineup in China. A teaser shot reveals that the car, labeled a Buick Velite 5, is essentially a rebadged Chevrolet Volt. The news isn't a complete surprise as we've known since September that the Volt was going to be rebadged a...

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