BMW announced the new BMW X4 Coupe, the 2015 X4. This compact sport will be offered with a choice of two TwinPower Turbo engines: the X4 xDrive28i, packing a 2.0-liter inline-four with 240 horsepower and a $45,625 sticker price (including destination), or the X4 xDrive35i with the 300hp 3.0-liter six and a $48,925 MSRP. Both feature an eight-speed automatic and all-wheel drive.
Bentley is introducing an upgraded version of the Continental GT Speed in both coupe and convertible form. A 6.0-liter twin-turbo W12 engine pumping out 626 horsepower, from 0-60 in 4 seconds and will hit a top speed of 206 mp! More images jump more.
The XFR-S Sportbrake packs Coventry's ubiquitous 5.0-liter supercharged V8 engine boasting 542 horsepower and 502 pound-feet of torque. From 0 to 60 in just 4.6 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 186 miles per hour. Other features include an eight-speed transmission with Jag's Quickshift technology, Active electronic differential and Dynamic Stability Control, various aerodynamic upgrades, a carbon fiber diffuser, and 20-inch forged alloy wheels. New XFR-S Sportbrake priced at £82,495 in UK, is available to order from 01 April 2014. More images jump more.
Volkswagen has unveiled Golf GTE, the Golf GTE is a plug-in hybrid. It mates a 1.4-liter turbo four with 148 horsepower to an electric motor with an additional 101 hp that combine to give it a peak output of 201 hp and an impressive 258 pound-feet of torque. 0-62MPH in 7.6 seconds and top out at 135 mph. Its electric motor is powered by a 8.8-kWh lithium-ion battery that weighs 265 pounds and can be charged through a socket in the radiator grille that's accented blue where the GTI's is red. You can run purely on electric power for 31 miles. More images after more, Cool
Land Rover is bringing its top-of-the-line Autobiography trim to one of its most popular models, the Evoque. The Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Autobiography Dynamic features a 2-liter turbo four-cylinder that brings up to 285 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. Other features include a upgraded suspension geometry, recalibrated adaptive dampers, 9-speed automatic and all-wheel-drive!
Andi has unviled the 2015 Audi S1, powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four with something like 220 to 250 horsepower, quattro all-wheel drive, and a six-speed manual. It is basically supposed to be Golf GTI in a tiny package with all-wheel drive. More images jump more.
2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe revealed. It will be unveiled at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show on March 6 and go on sale in the US this fall, the new S550 Coupe is the only model, coming with Mercedes' 4.7-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine. Rated at 449 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. Other features include full-LED headlamps, an eletrchromatic "Magic Sky" panoramic roof, full-color heads up display. "Magic Sky" panoramic roof "makes it possible to switch the transparency of the roof at the push of a button, from light to dark. When light, the roof is almost completely transparent and allows an open-air experience, even in the coldest weather. When dark, light transmission i.e. the proportion of outside light that is allowed through into the interior, is reduced to less than 1% and thus effectively diminishes heating up of the vehicle. In addition, it is possible to shade the interior completely by means of a roller blind."
The all-new Lexus RC F powered by a 5.0 liter V8 engine. With roughly 500 horsepower and a 8-speed paddle shift automatic transmission. A trio of 19-inch wheel options will be available and the side sills and rear fascia have been modified for F duty. The biggest styling change on the RC F, however, is the LFA-inspired active rear wing that rises at speeds above 50 miles per hour for improved traction and stability. No other specs as of yet. The RC F will be revealed at a press conference at the 2014 North American International Motor Show next week.
BMW announced an entirely new model series, the BMW 2 Series Coupe. It will arrive in the US in the first quarter of 2014 as the 228i and the M235i. The 2014 BMW 2 Series Coupe will be offered at price of $33,025 for the 228i and $44,025 for the M235i. Both cars are longer and wider than the previous model and will have a 2.0L 240 hp engine in the 228i and a 3.0L 322 hp inline-six in the M235i. When it comes down to speed, the 228i will reach 60 mph 5.4 seconds with a top speed of 130 mph and the M235i will hit it in 4.8 and has a top speed of 155 mph.
2014 Porsche will now offer a Panamera S E-Hybrid model. It has a 95hp electric motor to go along with its 420hp 3L twin-turbo V6. At the performance, the E-Hybrid will reportedly have an all-electric driving range of "greater than 20 miles" and will be able to travel at speeds up to 84 miles per hour solely on electric power. The Panamera S E-Hybrid will be able to hit 60 mph in 5.2 seconds on its way to a top speed of 167 mph.
This compact four-door Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG has a 360hp 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. Mercedes-Benz says that the A45 AMG will be able to accelerate from 0-60 miles per hour in under 4.5 seconds and it will have a top speed of 155 mph. Other features include AMG 4MATIC all-wheel drive, sports suspension with independent front and rear axle and 19-inch alloy wheels.
The all-new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo adds a new concept to the successful BMW 3 Series line-up. Powered by a 3.0-litre straight-six petrol engine with 306bhp and 295lb ft of torque, 0-62mph in 5.7 seconds and hit a limited top speed of 155mph. "It combines the Sedan's dynamic, sporting genes with the practicality and versatility of the Touring, qualities which are backed up by a palpable increase in space and driving comfort."
The new 2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, the upcoming A25 AMG looks sporty, powered by a 2.0 liter turbocharged engine with around 340 hp. Other features include an all-wheel-drive system, double-clutch transmission, new aerodynamics, a stiffer suspension system, bigger brakes and an upgraded interior.
Porsche has unveiled their second generation Cayenne GTS. Based on the Cayenne S, this new model is equipped with 20 additional horsepower. The latest Cayenne transmits power from its 420 hp V8 to an active All-Wheel-Drive system coupled to an eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission with integrated Auto Start Stop function. 0-62 in 5.7 second, a top speed of 162 mph. The 2013 Cayenne GTS will go on sale in the U.S. in August 2012, with a base MSRP of $82,050, not including a $975 delivery charge.
The new 2013 BMW 6 Series Gran Coupe, a four-door, four-passenger sibling to the 6 Series Coupe, arrives late next summer in the U.S, aiming at its competitors as the Audi A7 and the Mercedes-Benz CLS. Available in three models The 640i Gran Coupe, powered by a twin-turbo 3.0-liter inline-6 rated at 315 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque that hits 0-62 in 5.4 seconds. And the 650i Gran Coupe and the all-wheel-drive 650i xDrive Gran Coupe, both models feature a more potent variant of BMW's twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8, 0-62 less than 4.6 seconds in either model. All three 6 Series Gran Coupe variants use BMW's eight-speed automatic transmission, and all have top speed restricted to 155 mph. Other features include adaptive LED headlamps, Active Roll Stabilization, Integral Active Steering, active cruise control, night vision with pedestrian detection, and a Bang & Olufsen surround-sound audio system.