2014 Paris Highlights, 2015 Audi R8, 2015 Roush Mustang: What’s New @ The Car Connection

October 6, 2014
From The Car Connection:

2015 Audi R8 Review

The 2015 Audi R8 is a mid-engine supercar with attitude and performance unlike anything else in Audi’s lineup—including the fast and feisty RS models. For the 2015 model year, new exterior colors, a new quilted headliner, and an optional sport exhaust for V-10 models are offered.

2014 Paris Auto Show Highlights

The media days for the 2014 Paris Auto Show are now over, and we still have plenty of new and photos to bring you. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the highlights.

Men Drive For Enjoyment, Women Drive To Relax, And Other Useless Generalizations

Need to spark a conversation with a co-worker or neighbor? Want to start an argument with your boyfriend, girlfriend, best friend, or FWB? A new study from Enterprise Rent-a-Car that explores the "real" differences between male and female motorists could be just what you're looking for.

2015 Roush RS Mustang

2015 Roush RS Mustang

From Motor Authority:

Roush Reveals Its First Take On The 2015 Ford Mustang

Just weeks after we saw what Hennessey and Saleen have in store for the 2015 Ford Mustang, fellow tuner Roush has now revealed its first take on Ford’s latest muscle car. Roush has a solid history of building fast Mustangs with improved handling and bodywork—and that’s exactly what we have here.

GM Aims To Have Just Four Platforms By 2025

General Motors currently uses 26 platforms for its variety of vehicles sold all over the globe, but under the leadership of new CEO Mary Barra the American auto giant could see the number of core platforms reduced to just four by 2025.

Peugeot Plots U.S. Return With Upmarket DS Brand

Back in April, the CEO of French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroën, Carlos Tavares, revealed that the automaker may make a return to the U.S. market using its DS brand, a fledgling premium brand spun off from Citroën that at present only sells cars under its own brand in China. Now, a second PSA exec has suggested the possibility.

2014 Tesla Model S

2014 Tesla Model S

From Green Car Reports:

Tesla Model S Adds 'Speed Assist,' Lane-Departure Warning

Unlike other carmakers, Tesla Motors doesn't introduce updates at model-year intervals. Instead, it adds new features into production cars as soon as they're ready, meaning sometimes customers get a bit of a surprise.

Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock Discuss VW Electric Cars In New Ad (In German)

Electric cars can be a more efficient alternative to internal-combustion vehicles, but how do they compare to a starship? Two people well-positioned to make that assessment--Star Trek stars William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy--are now featured in a new Volkswagen ad.

2016 Cadillac CT6 Large Luxury Car To Offer Plug-In Hybrid Option

Cadillac continues on its decade-long quest to build and sell cars that will be viewed as equivalent to the best of the German prestige brands. To that end, it will introduce a new and larger rear-wheel-drive sedan next year, to be called the CT6.

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