Daily Archives: June 6, 2018

McLaren teases new Sports Series model

McLaren breaks down its model range into three categories. You have the Sports Series, Super Series, and Ultimate Series, and there is a clear performance delineator between each group. Starting at the top you'll find the Senna and P1 in the Ultimate Series. The 720S resides as the Super Series offering. At the "bottom" sits the 570 in GT and S versions...

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Historic liveries will line Porsche’s 911 RSR race cars at Le Mans

Porsche is melding old and new school at the upcoming 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans. The German automaker is diving headfirst into its heritage pool and its pulled out two great color schemes. The famed Pink Pig and Rothmans' liveries will be on full display, and they'll be wrapped around the bodies of a pair of Porsche 911 RSR race cars. This is Porsche's...

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Aston Martin CEO drops warning for mass-market car brands

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer echoed other prominent industry executives and offered up a warning to mass-market car brands: adapt or risk extinction. Palmer made the comments at an Automotive News presentation on Wednesday and struck a similar tone to Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles CEO, Sergio Marchionne. The FCA CEO delivered a similar warning in 2015 and urged...

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Super Cruise coming to full Cadillac lineup, other GM brands

It was only a matter of time. General Motors announced on Wednesday that its Super Cruise semi self-driving system will soon proliferate across the automaker's other brands. The system first debuted with the 2018 Cadillac CT6 and is able to handle most driving functions on divided freeways. After 2020, GM said the system will be available on every single...

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This ultra-rare Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato can be yours

Aston Martin produces beautiful, expensive machines. Anything can be improved, however, and that includes the lines of the powerfully pretty Vanquish. Back in 2016, Zagato showed off a concept that proves this point; the Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato. The crowd in attendance at that year's Concorso d'Eleganze Villa d'Este was wowed and Zagato and Aston...

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McLaren X2 a vision of the future of racing

Formula 1 now has its halo in place. Still, cars can always be made safer. And this doesn't have to come at the expense of the quality of the racing or the appeal of the cars themselves. Case in point; the McLaren F1 team's amazing X2 concept race car. The McLaren X2 isn't actually new, mind you. The British race team produced another variation on this idea...

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Volvo V60 Cross Country coming soon

Volvo pulled the covers off a redesigned V60 in March, and just like its predecessor the new wagon will spawn a more rugged V60 Cross Country variant. The new V60 Cross Country is expected to be shown soon, but according to Jim Nichols, product technology communications manager for Volvo Car USA, the vehicle isn't locked in for the U.S. market just yet...

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2020 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera spy shots and video

Aston Martin has just unveiled its redesigned Vantage, and the next model in the automaker's ambitious Second Century plan is a replacement for the Vanquish, prototypes for which are shown here. However, the car won't be called a Vanquish as earlier thought. Instead, it will be called a DBS Superleggera. The new name, along with a June 2018 reveal...

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2019 GMC Sierra 1500 Elevation lifts style of full-size pickup

GMC on Wednesday unveiled the 2019 Sierra 1500 Elevation, designed for the pickup buyer who values style just as much as capability. It proved to be a popular option on the previous generation Sierra 1500, so GMC has introduced it on the redesigned 2019 full-size truck along with the Denali, SLT and recently revealed AT4 options. The Elevation sets itself...

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2019 Jeep Renegade debuts at 2018 Turin auto show

Jeep used this week's 2018 Turin auto show for the world premiere of its updated Renegade due in showrooms later this year as a 2019 model. The covers came off the European-spec model on Wednesday, revealing a familiar yet smarter look for the compact Jeep. The head and taillights maintain the shape of the current model but feature new LED elements, while...

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