Tag Archives: Sedans

Hellcan’t? No, a Chrysler 300 Hellcat isn’t coming after all

Hold your horses. All 707 of them, apparently. A report from Automotive News on Monday had us salivating that a Chrysler 300 Hellcat could be ready to leap out of the skunkwerks and into showrooms. Not so fast. A Fiat Chrysler Automobiles spokesman told Motor Authority on Tuesday that the automaker has no plans for a supercharged V-8 Hemi Hellcat engine in...

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Bugatti might replace Chiron with a sedan

Bugatti's Chiron has only just arrived but a decision on a successor will have to be made soon as development will have to start in 2019. Why the rush? Because the rate at which Bugatti is building the Chiron, approximately 70 cars per year, means all 500 planned examples will have been completed around 2024. While one might assume the successor will...

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A Chrysler 300 Hellcat might be coming in 2018, refresh for 2019

Hellcats are stalking the hallways at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles nowadays, apparently. While we thought it would strike next in a Ram in the form of a production TRX Concept, it seems the supercharged behemoth will make its way into a Chrysler 300 next. Wait, what? Automotive News (subscription required) reports the team over in Auburn Hills, Michigan, plan...

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BMW’s newest M5 to receive Competition Package

Roundel fans have a lot to be happy about these days. Especially those that pine for a bit of the old BMW magic that used to float around when the automaker was churning out top-notch sport sedan and coupes. You'll have folks arguing both sides of the fence as to whether BMW is doing enough of that today, but you can't deny that Bavaria's best certainly...

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Subaru provides video of its WRX STI Type RA NBR’s sub-7:00 ‘Ring run

In July, a highly modified Subaru WRX STI, driven by Kiwi racer Richie Stanaway, managed to lap the Nürburgring in a time of 6:57.5. That's the fastest that any car with four doors has lapped the notorious German racetrack, a true testament of the engineering skills of Subaru and its motorsport partner Prodrive which helped build the unique WRX...

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Mercedes-AMG sedan will debut at 2018 Detroit auto show, won’t be called GT 4

Mercedes-AMG is giving enthusiasts a reason to make the pilgrimage to the 2018 North American International Auto Show. Tobias Moers, head of the Affalterbach-based performance division, told Motoring the production version of its GT 4 sport sedan will be revealed at the show this coming January in Detroit, Michigan. Thereafter, it is scheduled to go into...

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New Lexus LS will be pricier but still undercut rivals

Lexus is introducing a significantly improved LS for 2018. The car has been designed from the ground up around a lightweight platform shared with the LC coupe, and it features two new powertrains, one of which is a hybrid. There will be a premium for all this, with Automotive News (subscription required) reporting that the starting price on the 2018 LS will...

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Genesis G70 revealed, on sale early 2018

Genesis' rival to the BMW 3-Series and other small sport sedans is finally here. The car is the G70, and it was revealed on Friday at Genesis' design center in Namyang, Korea. Genesis has confirmed we'll see it in the United States in early 2018, as a 2019 model. The segment is a tough nut to crack but the G70 has a lot going for it. It...

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Genesis G70 spotted uncovered, reveal taking place September 15

Genesis has confirmed its 2018 G70 will be unveiled in Seoul, Korea on September 15. By why wait until September 15? An almost production-ready example of the small sport sedan in a beautiful blue color has been spotted via Instagram user car_photographer_yjs. A red version was spotted by a user on the Korean Beast forums. The blue G70 pictured features...

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