by Ali Arsham SUVs these days come in all different sizes and shapes. Manufacturers are starting to come out with SUVs that are basically cars but they give them an SUV shape because they know that it would sell better. The Lexus NX300 is one of those vehicles that reminds one of a car more than an SUV. Lexus says that it offers a raised driving position with a cockpit that “evokes a sporty driving experience with new features to complement a busy lifestyle.” The cockpit of the NX300 is indeed sporty looking and our F Sport model added full length illuminated needles as well as sport seats with more aggressive bolsters.
IQS Directory Of the more than 17 Million new cars sold in the United States in 2017, nearly 200,000 of them were electric vehicles, according to market reports. While that may seem like a drop in the bucket, it’s actually a huge increase from previous years, especially since EV’s have only been commercially available since the groundbreaking release of the Toyota Prius in Japan in 1997. For most of us, electric vehicles still seem like a mysterious new piece of technology, but they actually have a long and storied history dating back over 100 years!
To Help Britain Lead Lightweight Technology Development Britain can become a world leader in lightweight materials that could help create more efficient future vehicles, Mike Flewitt, the CEO of luxury British sportscar and supercar maker McLaren Automotive has said today. Delivering his keynote speech to automotive leaders and policy makers at the SMMT industry summit in Central London, Mr. Flewitt called for a future “weight race” to replace the more traditional “power race”.
Attention-grabbing midsize SUV offers style and versatility Chevrolet is raising the bar on crossover design with the introduction of the 2019 Blazer as the newest member of the industry’s broadest, freshest crossover and SUV lineup since 2015. The all-new contemporary midsize SUV is rooted in attention-grabbing design with seamlessly integrated customer-focused technologies and superb functionality.
Building on a remarkable 70-year racing pedigree, David Brabham has announced Brabham’s return to manufacturing at a gala event in central London, with the global launch of Brabham Automotive’s first product, the stunning BT62. The Brabham BT62 continues the legendary ‘BT’ naming convention established by founders Jack Brabham and Ron Tauranac in the 1960s and honors the legacy of the marque’s greatest and most memorable cars.
Top speed of 174mph with optional M Drivers Package
Today, the BMW Group showed off its latest pride – the BMW M2 Competition. The 2019 BMW M2 Competition replaces the BMW M2 Coupe while retaining the compact dimensions, characteristic BMW M proportions and the BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder engine, rear wheel drive and a standard manual transmission with an optional M DCT transmission that have made the M2 beloved by many enthusiasts.
Buick Enspire All-Electric Concept SUV Debuts in China
Sculptural beauty meets advanced battery electric technology in Chinese concept SUV
The Buick Enspire all-electric concept SUV, an exploration of Buick’s bold design ideas and innovative technologies for future mobility, made its global debut in China. Buick’s eMotion electric propulsion technology generates a maximum power of 410 kW, enabling the concept to sprint from 0-60 mph in 4 seconds. The Enspire is able to travel up to 370 miles on a single charge and can recharge to 80% in 40 minutes
Recently we got to sample some of the best track cars of 2018 around the fabulous Laguna Seca Raceway - Dodge Challenger Hell Cat Widebody, Mini Cooper John Cooper Works, Lexus RC-F, BMW M5, Volkswagen Golf R, Subaru STI RA, Kia Stinger GT AWD, Alfa Giulia Quadrifoglio, Mustang GT, and the Mercedes AMG GT R. See how we rated them.
Design, technological innovation, energy efficiency, power and performance were just some of the features of the new cars and trucks unveiled by the world's automakers at the 2018 New York International Auto Show. We review some of the highlights:
In a world of generic cars that look alike, the Lexus LC500h stands out. It looks like nothing else available today and Lexus did an amazing job with the original LF-LC 2012 concept car that became the LC500h. The styling of the LC500h is simply stunning and it stands out in a crowd. The interior styling does not disappoint either. The inside is typical Lexus with beautiful styling and fantastic materials that really fit the price point of the LC.
The most powerful Official FIA F1 Safety Car of all time
Mercedes-AMG will use the most powerful Official FIA F1 Safety Car of all time in the 2018 Formula 1 season: the 430 kW (585 hp) AMG GT R will have its debut as the Official FIA F1 Safety Car of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship at the Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia from 25 to 27 March 2018. Never before has Mercedes-AMG packed so much motorsport technology into a production vehicle as into the AMG GT R.
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