Daily Archives: September 13, 2018

Two wrecked BMW M1 supercars become one piece of wall art

When life gives you a wrecked BMW M1, don't make M1 lemonade...make art. BMW did not make many examples of its amazing M1 supercar. In fact, just 453 were built in total between 1978 and 1981. Two of those have now become one in an effort to spruce up one owner's amazing garage, according to Motor1. The first car was acquired via the auction website Bring A...

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Here is the full list of cars in "Forza Horizon 4"

The "Forza Horizon" franchise is ready to spread its virtual vehicular cheer to a new digital destination. On Oct. 2 (or Sept. 28 for those who buy the Ultimate Edition), "Forza Horizon 4" hits the stores, and this time the action is set in the UK, mostly Scotland and the lake district of northwest England. While the new game boasts all sorts of visual and...

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That’s not a ghost: Watch BMW’s self-riding motorcycle in action

The automotive industry is fascinated by the idea of self-driving cars and the convenience and safety benefits they will eventually provide. But what about motorcycles? BMW has developed a self-riding motorcycle as it continues to test future safety features for its motorcycles. Part of the "ConnectedRide" program, the motorcycle starts its own engine, sets...

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2019 Lexus UX priced $33,025 to start

Lexus' new entry-level crossover has a price. The Japanese luxury brand announced Wednesday the 2019 UX crossover will start at $33,025, which includes a $1,025 destination fee. The base price will net a UX200 with a 168-horsepoewr 2.0-liter inline-4 under the hood. Power is sent via a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to the front wheels. Stepping...

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2019 Lexus UX priced $33,025 to start

Lexus' new entry-level crossover has a price. The Japanese luxury brand announced Wednesday the 2019 UX crossover will start at $33,025, which includes a $1,025 destination fee. The base price will net a UX200 with a 168-horsepoewr 2.0-liter inline-4 under the hood. Power is sent via a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to the front wheels. Stepping...

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Lotus appoints new CEO of sports cars

Former Jaguar-Land Rover executive Phil Popham has joined British sports car maker Lotus. Lotus company announced Thursday that Phil Popham will join the company as Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations for Group Lotus and CEO of Lotus Sports Cars. Popham will report directly to Lotus Group CEO Feng Qingfeng, who took over the top CEO role from...

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2019 Lexus UX pricing starts at $33,025

Lexus' new entry-level crossover has a price. The Japanese luxury brand announced Wednesday the 2019 UX crossover will start at $33,025, which includes a $1,025 destination fee. The base price will net a UX200 with a 168-horsepoewr 2.0-liter inline-4 under the hood. Power is sent via a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to the front wheels. Stepping...

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Oregon’s Samson Sky says it has 800 reservations for flying car

Last December, Oregon-based Samson Sky (nee Samson) promised a flying sports car for 2018. The latest news from the company, released last Friday, didn't offer a more specific timeline, but it did share the company has taken 800 reservations for its Switchblade airborne vehicle. The reservations span 24 countries and 46 out of the 50 states in the U. S. The...

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Jeep is turning to celebs for a Wrangler customization contest

Customizing a Jeep Wrangler is essentially a must-do event for any owner. Be it an upgrade as small as new tires and wheels to going nuts with a full-blown off-road build, the Wrangler might be the most customized vehicle on the planet. Jeep knows this, and the automaker is turning to a handful of celebrities for help customizing the new JL generation. It's...

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Production Kia ProCeed fails to resemble handsome concept

Kia will use next month's 2018 Paris auto show to present its new ProCeed compact liftback. This is the car that was previewed last year by the handsome Proceed concept (shown below), a sleek wagon exuding elegance and characterized by muscular proportions. Unfortunately, the design was watered down considerably for the production ProCeed, which was to be...

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