Autos: Auto Shows

Audi Q8 Concept First Look: Getting in on the Fastback SUV Game

Monday  20:36,   09 january 2017
motortrend

Concept Closely Previews Production ModelThe automaker says the Audi Q8 concept is a mix of coupe-like styling with a few elements harkening back to the vintage Ur-quattro as well. For starters, the wide C-pillar is reminiscent of the Ur-quattro, as [...]

2018 Honda Odyssey First Look: Tackling Pacifica in Reheated Minivan Wars

Monday  20:22,   09 january 2017
motortrend

Customers will love sideways sliding second-row seatsAn all-new Honda Odyssey enters the rekindled battle for the minivan market to compete head-on with the new Chrysler Pacifica, which has breathed life into the[...]

2018 Toyota Camry Prototype Drive Review: Tectonic Shift

Monday  20:21,   09 january 2017
motortrend

Amid the clatter of shoes on the polished terminal floor of Sendai Airport, north of Tokyo, our Toyota host turns to me and says, “This place”—he glances around at the airport—“was flooded by the 2011 tsunami.” You would hardly know it, though,[...]

Nissan Vmotion 2.0 Concept Previews the Next Altima

Monday  19:36,   09 january 2017
automobilemag

Call the Nissan Altima bland no more.Vmotion 2.0 has a whole lot of Maxima in it, with sharp sheetmetal creases all over, and the now-requisite "floating" c-pillar. In the concept, a "unique" carbon finisher with thin silver threads accent the[...]

First Look: 2018 Audi SQ5

Monday  18:52,   09 january 2017
automobilemag

The Audi SQ5 has always been a sleeper, and the latest generation model, which was just unveiled at the 2017 Detroit auto show, is no different. Like the new 2018 Audi Q5 it's based on, the new 2018 SQ5 is both lighter and more powerful than[...]

2018 Ford F-150 First Look: 40 & Fabulous

Monday  18:21,   09 january 2017
motortrend

Prolonging F-150’s sales streak with five new powertrains (including a diesel!)In terms of appearance, the truck's entire face will go under the knife--€”the grille, lamps, fascia panel, and bumper are all new. (The hood and fenders are unchanged.)[...]

First Look: 2018 Honda Odyssey

Monday  17:37,   09 january 2017
automobilemag

Honda took a familiar path when it redesigned its venerable Odyssey minivan for the 2018 model year. Thanks mostly to a couple of strong character lines in the profile between the wheels, the 2018 Honda Odyssey, which was unveiled at the 2017[...]

First Look: 2018 Lexus LS

Monday  17:37,   09 january 2017
automobilemag

The all-new 2018 Lexus LS flagship sedan has officially landed. And it’s exactly how we would expect the latest LS to look like — wild spindle grille, fancy zigzag LED headlights, and a rear end with a light kit that resembles two alien heads facing [...]

AMG Debuts Revised AMG GT Family

Monday  17:36,   09 january 2017
automobilemag

After recently debuting a convertible version of the AMG GT sportscar, Mercedes-AMG has announced that it will also offer a coupe version, bringing the total number of AMG GT iterations to six. Including the lowest tier AMG GT, there is also an AMG[...]

Honda and Toyota’s New Concept Cars Look Like Something Out of a Sci-Fi Movie

Monday  17:36,   09 january 2017
architecturaldigest

Call them Urban Mobility Pods.“There’s so much cool technology and stuff that has been brought to us in the past ten years, that I think cars have sort of fallen behind,” says Jarad Hall, lead of Honda’s advanced design team. “Cars used to be the[...]

First Look: 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

Monday  15:36,   09 january 2017
automobilemag

Nissan’s Qashqai, long the brand’s bestseller in Western Europe, finally is coming to North America as the Rogue Sport to help fill out the brand’s crossover and sport/utility lineup. In fact, the 2017 Rogue Sport, which was unveiled at the 2017[...]

2018 Chevrolet Traverse: Big Gets Bigger

Monday  15:36,   09 january 2017
caranddriver

2018 Chevrolet Traverse: Big Gets BiggerThe new Traverse is undiminished in size, with a wheelbase that’s two inches longer than that of its predecessor and a full eight inches longer than the new Acadia’s (though it still shares its basic[...]

2018 Ford F-150 Gets New Styling, Diesel Engine

Monday  15:22,   09 january 2017
msn

The F-150 is by far the best-selling vehicle in Canada and in the United States, and yet Ford keeps piling on changes and improvements to preserve its utter domination. The 2018 edition of the full-size pickup will be officially revealed on January[...]

2018 GMC Terrain loses the V6 and gains a diesel for an all-turbo lineup

Monday  15:21,   09 january 2017
autoblog

After a very long first generation, GMC finally has a new compact crossover. And not a momentThe 2018 Terrain looks to be completely new, and is now built on GM's D2XX platform. It again shares a platform and major components with the Chevrolet[...]

Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Concept First Look: Gratefully Undead

Monday  15:21,   09 january 2017
motortrend

We’ve been teased with the Microbus Concept 2001, Bulli (2011), and at last year’s CES, the BUDD-e—all were takes on Volkswagen’s iconic original air-cooled, rear-engine Type 2 bus. Each troweled on plenty of design cues to evoke the hippy original, [...]