BMW has released three teaser images of its latest collaboration with the Pininfarina styling house, the stylish Gran Lusso Coupe concept which will make its official debut at the 2013 Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance event which will take place in Italy later this month.
Following the release of multiple teaser images as well as an equal amount of leaked information, Mercedes-Benz has officially unveiled the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan which brings new technology, performance, and refinement to the company’s flagship while also raising the bar when it comes to value and class.
In an unexpected move late yesterday, Lamborghini surprised 350 of its loyal customers at a private dinner by unveiling the Egoista concept car which was designed by legendary Volkswagen designer Walter de Silva to commemorate the brand’s 50th anniversary.
Several months ago, Ford PR sent out a somewhat humorous press release about etiquette at public charging stations for Electric Vehicles, and I’ve been thinking about it ever since. The point was that electric vehicles take longer to refuel than combustion vehicles. Cars that run on dino-juice can pull up to any gas station and refill the tank in around five minutes. Electric vehicle take much longer to recharge; anywhere between four and sixteen hours depending on the supply voltage and the state of charge. Such lengthy charging times require the EV drivers to plan ahead, and possibly plan trips around availability of charging stations.
Scion has officially unveiled the final pricing ladder for the redesigned 2014 Scion tC coupe which made its world debut earlier this year at the 2013 New York Auto Show and promises to bring new technology, performance, and styling to the tC model family when it arrives at a local Scion dealer near you later this month.
Bentley has always had a long history of success both on and off the track. In particular, the brand has won the grueling 24 hr of Le Mans race an impressive six times with four of those wins occurring consecutively between 1927 and 1930. To celebrate this impressive racing accomplishment, Bentley has officially unveiled six different Le Mans packages that will be equipped to the brands flagship Mulsanne sedan as well as the equally exclusive Continental lineup.
News like this gives gearheads the world over reason to rejoice. Jaguar will reportedly be creating more high performance “R-S” and “R-S GT” models of both current and future cars. Similar in philosophy to the manic Black Series range from Mercedes-Benz and the M-cars from BMW, Jaguar’s R-S and R-S GT packages will bestow increasingly higher levels of performance to each model.
Even though the 2013 Ford Fiesta is not as strong in overall sales as Ford first thought it would be when it arrived on our shores a few years ago, the tiny subcompact is succeeding in bringing in new customers for the company which should please the company as it fights for a sizable slice of the subcompact car market.