BMW’s new 8 Series Coupe tops out at 530 horsepower

Two-door with AWD, rear-wheel steering bows to take on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe by  NICHOLAS MARONESE   BMW finally took the covers off of its new 8 Series Coupe mid-June, revealing a stylish two-door available – at least in Europe – with a straight-six diesel or a twin-turbo V8. Fitted standard with […]

Abarth 124 GT 2018 review

FIRST DRIVE Abarth 124 GT 2018 review This carbonfibre-clad version of the Abarth 124 Spider looks the part, but does its detachable hardtop make much of a difference?  What is it? This GT is the latest version of the lively little Abarth 124 Spider, which itself is the hot sibling of the Fiat […]

New Pininfarina car brand to launch electric hypercar in 2020

It’ll be based on underpinnings co-developed by Croatian electric supercar maker Rimac and will use Formula E tech H2 Speed shows Pininfarina’s hypercar vision Automobili Pininfarina has confirmed that it will launch an all-electric hypercar in 2020 with racing technology taken from parent company Mahindra’s Formula E programme. The newly launched car brand, which […]

Jaguar E-Pace review

Engineers will work to accomplish remarkable feats. But by gum, we’re asking them to here with the E-Pace, aren’t we? Today, the E-Pace arrives looking every bit as fresh as the rest of the Jaguar range and sits squarely in an ever-growing market. This whole SUV thing doesn’t look like ending, either. Around half […]

Ferrari Portofino 2018 Review

Faster, more agile and perhaps more authentically ‘Ferrari’, but the Portofino lacks the dynamic sophistication of a great GT car, just like its predecessor The Portofino’s engine revs to a tremulous 7500rpm; it has a huge swell of mid-range torque; and it responds crisply at all times and feels unusually […]

THE HIDDEN MESSAGE IN VW’S ATLAS PICKUP TRUCK

Regardless of its design, Volkswagen’s (now somewhat spoiled, thanks to Automotive News) surprise reveal of a unibody pickup concept at the New York auto show Wednesday provides two important proof points for the future of the German brand in the United States and its aspirations to grow much, much bigger. The first is easy to […]

The Essentia Concept-Huyndai

Hyundai luxury brand Genesis has revealed a striking new GT called the Essentia Concept that will inspire a production model destined for Europe by 2022. Set to spearhead the brand’s entry into Europe, the all-electric four-seater is on show in New York with the suggestion that it previews the design and technology of Genesis’s […]

THE 2019 MERCEDES-AMG C63

Mercedes-AMG rounded out its C-Class lineup in New York on Tuesday with the C63 and C63 S sedans, coupes and cabriolets. The purpose-built machines will use the company’s ubiquitous 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 making 469 hp or 503 hp (in the S), along with a nine-speed multiclutch transmission. The new C63 gets an AMG-specific grille […]