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January, 2018

  • 10 January

    2019 Mini Hardtop and Convertible Arrive Ahead of Detroit

    The refreshed 2019 Mini Hardtop and Convertible don’t appear all that different, but look closer and you’ll find some cool new touches that add to their bubbly personality. Making their debut at the 2018 Detroit auto show, the 2019 Mini Hardtop and Convertible will be the first to feature some …

  • 9 January

    Byton Midsize SUV Concept Revealed at Consumer Electronics Show

    EV startup Byton has unveiled a concept electric SUV with autonomous technologies, a lounge-like interior, and face recognition cameras at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). A production version is expected to reach China by the end of 2019, followed by Europe and the U.S. in 2020. It’s a bold …

  • 8 January

    Just Listed: 1991 Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary

    Keep your LP400 “Periscopo” and your 5000 QV—we’ll take our Lamborghini Countach in 25th Anniversary spec. Its styling is a little busier than earlier models, but the 25th Anniversary added a basket of much needed refinements that makes it the best of the breed. If you share our disposition for …

  • 7 January

    Mercedes-Benz Confirms the 2019 G-Class Will Debut in Detroit

    Hot on the heels of Mercedes-Benz’ recent sneak peak at the next-gen G-Class, the German automaker confirmed the all-new Geländewagen will officially break cover for the first time at the 2018 Detroit auto show later this month. As is usually the case with teasers, we don’t see much of the …

  • 6 January

    Carroll Shelby’s Personal 1966 GT350H Fastback Goes to Auction

    Are you looking to own a piece of American history? Well, feast your eyeballs on this former Hertz Rent-a-Racer in Wimbledon White with factory painted LeMans stripes in Guardsman Blue. Sure, you’ve seen it before, but this particular 1966 Shelby GT350H was formerly owned and driven by Mr. Carroll Shelby …

  • 5 January

    Aston Martin CEO Reportedly Thinks Plug-In Hybrids are a Bad Idea

    Over the summer, Aston Martin confirmed plans to offer optional hybrid versions across its range. Thankfully, at least for now, it doesn’t sound like Aston Martin plans to only offer hybrids anytime soon, but in the interest of improving fuel economy, it has to at least offer some. That said, don’t …

  • 4 January

    Lease is the Word for EVs

    If you are thinking about buying a new Tesla Model 3, Chevy Bolt, or Nissan Leaf, you might want to consider leasing instead. Nearly 80 percent of all EVs in the U.S. are leased, not owned, according to a recent report by Bloomberg. According to the story, only 1 percent …

  • 3 January

    First Production 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Heads to Auction Block for Charity

    The first production 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 is one of the big stars at Barrett-Jackson’s 47th Annual Scottsdale Auction this month. It is slated to sell on January 20 at WestWorld in Arizona. The auction house waives all fees on charity vehicles and the entire hammer price will benefit the …

  • 2 January

    Volkswagen to Double e-Golf Production in Dresden

    The e-Golf seems like old news given Volkswagen plans to launch a host of longer-range electric vehicles on a new dedicated platform starting in the next few years. But apparently the small electric hatch is selling well enough in Germany to warrant an increase in production at the automaker’s plant in …

  • 1 January

    Mercedes-AMG GT4 Goes for One Last Spin Before 2018

    Though you might think Mercedes has the four-door coupe niche covered with the new 2019 CLS-Class, its performance brand Mercedes-AMG has another swoopy sedan on the way: the AMG GT4. That car has been captured once again, this time conducting winter tests. The AMG GT4 will be based on the same …