Daily Archives: March 20, 2018

2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe and Cabriolet gain power and standard equipment

Following the refreshed 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan's debut at the 2018 Geneva motor show, the luxury brand will bring the updated C-Class Coupe and Cabriolet to the 2018 New York auto show. Revealed on Tuesday, both body styles are in for additional standard equipment and more power. The exteriors of both cars remain quite similar, though the front...

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Equus Throwback is a 1,000-hp homage to Corvette design

Thus far, Equus Automotive is best known for the Bass 770, a 1960s Ford Mustang lookalike with scads of power and modern amenities. Now, the Troy, Michigan, firm has revealed its second project and it's one big homage to the Chevrolet Corvette, appropriately called the Throwback. The Equus Throwback was designed to encompass the ultimate Corvette with...

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2019 Volkswagen Arteon gets racy looks with R-Line package

It's not the Arteon R performance variant Volkswagen has hinted at in the past, but the 2019 Arteon R-Line package does spice things up visually. VW announced on Tuesday that it will debut the racier R-Line variant at the 2018 New York auto show next week. What does the R-Line package net buyers? It's all visual tweaks for more show. Up front, there's a...

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Safe and sound: Bentley debuts biometric storage system for Bentayga

Bentley has introduced a technology seemingly pulled from a James Bond film. It's a biometric security system to access a hideaway storage compartment for the Bentayga SUV. The system, developed by Bentley's commissioning division Mulliner, requires a fingerprint scan to access the storage compartment. The system is integrated with the compartment made of...

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2018 New York International Auto Show preview

The dust is just starting to settle on the floors of the Geneva auto show but we're already gearing up for the New York auto show on next week. The doors open on March 28 and there'll be quite the number of attractions this year, including several important world premieres. The new cars and trucks will be spread over four floors of the Javits Center in...

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Subaru’s created the Goldilocks of winter driving schools

There's no shortage of winter driving schools hosted by automakers these days. Each of these schools is the same basic concept with various twists on the details. Subaru, the brand known for all-weather capability, now offers its own. With Flatout Sweden and DirtFish Rally school, Subaru's created the Goldilocks of winter driving events with a...

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Follow the restoration of an uber-rare Porsche 911 Carrera RS

Many of the older Porsche 911 models produced could be classified as sought after collectibles. Seemingly any old Porsche sees high market returns right now. Certain models, however, set Porsche collector hearts a flutter. The 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 is one of those models. Recently discovered in Trinidad, an impossibly rare example is in the...

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Hyundai Veloster N could get dual-clutch transmission in 2019

The first model from the Hyundai N performance division to be sold in the United States will be the Veloster N, which was revealed to the world in January at the 2018 Detroit auto show. It's due in showrooms later this year as a 2019 model. When it arrives, the Veloster N will only be offered with a 6-speed manual transmission. However, there's a good...

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2019 BMW 3-Series spy shots and video

Feast your eyes on the latest spy shots of a prototype for BMW's next-generation 3-Series, arguably the automaker's most important model of the decade. It is expected to be revealed in late 2017 or early the following year, as a 2019 model. Like past generations, this new 3-Series, code-named the G20, will likely end up the benchmark for the...

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