2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - 2014 Detroit Auto Show live photosEnlarge Photo
When Chevrolet took the wraps off the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 earlier in the year, it promised power output of at least 625 horsepower and 635 pound-feet of torque. Mission accomplished.
The BMW X6 might not be the prettiest or the most practical utility vehicle on the market, but BMW has sold more than 250,000 of its “Sports Activity Coupe” since 2008.
If you're in the market for a used car -- whether you need to replace your current ride or want to give a recent grad a set of wheels for college -- you know that demand for many models is high.
BMW has just revealed its second-generation X6 crossover, and soon its high-performance X6 M variant will debut. In the meantime, X6 fans looking to add some sport to the new 2015 X6 will have to settle for the crossover’s available M Sport package.
The South Korean sports car known as the Spirra, built by Oullim Motors, is about to launch on the European market. However, instead of the usual mid-mounted, twin-turbocharged V-6, the Spirra sold in Europe will be fitted with an electric powertrain.
The world doesn't really need any more shapely Italian sports cars, but it doesn't really seem right to complain about them so we're happy to roll with it. The latest is the ATS 2500 GT, part of a joint ATS and Ermini revival giving us extra options beyond the usual Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Maseratis and Alfa Romeos.
Elon Musk plugs a Tesla Model S into a Supercharger (Image: deanslavnich on Twitter)Enlarge Photo
Tesla Motors has some busy years ahead of it. There's the continued roll-out of the Model S in global markets, such as China and Europe. There are two new models on the horizon. And there's the enormous battery gigafactory.
The 2014 BMW i3 is proving to be very effective at luring new buyers to BMW--buyers who haven't before owned one of its cars. Such buyers, known as conquests, are highly valued by carmakers, who have a much better chance of retaining a customer if they're already driving one of its vehicles.
Some trends are harmless: think hula hoops. Some trends don't hold up well in the harsh glare of history: think acid-washed jeans. And some trends constitute felony vandalism: think Smart tipping.