2015 Chrysler 200, 2015 Porsche Cayenne, Lexus LF-SA: What’s New @ The Car Connection

March 2, 2015
From The Car Connection:

2015 Chrysler 200 Recalled For Transmission Flaw & Rollaway Risk

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for 2015 models of the Chrysler 200. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, portions of the vehicle's transmission may not properly engage when the car is placed in "park", allowing it to roll away.

2015 Porsche Cayenne Review

The 2015 Porsche Cayenne brings a full refresh to the original off-roader from Zuffenhausen. The styling has been revised to match the latest sports cars in the range, and most of the powertrains have been tweaked or completely upgraded. The success of the Cayenne has also prompted a smaller version, the Macan crossover, which went on sale in late 2014.

2012-2013 Dodge Durango, 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalled For Fuel Pump Flaw

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 465,000 SUVs around the globe because of problems with their fuel pumps. The recall affects 2012-2013 Dodge Durango vehicles as well as the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Lexus LF-SA concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Lexus LF-SA concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

From Motor Authority:

Lexus LF-SA City Car Concept Coming To Geneva Motor Show

Lexus is set to unveil this new concept car at this week’s 2015 Geneva Motor Show. It’s called the “LF-SA”, and given its proportions it's almost certainly smaller than Lexus’ CT 200h compact.

A. Kahn Design Builds Land Rover Defender-Based 6x6

Just as Mercedes-Benz’s awesome G63 AMG 6x6 bows out of production, bespoke British outfit A. Kahn Design has saved the day with the promise of a six-wheeled version of the G-Class’ natural enemy, the Land Rover Defender.

Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera’s Ferrari F12-Based Berlinetta Lusso Revealed: Video

Remember Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera’s awesome Alfa Romeo Disco Volante? Well, the hand-built masterpiece based on the 8C Competizione supercar proved so popular that the Italian coachbuilder has decided to do another project just like it, this time based on the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta.

Rimac Concept One electric supercar

Rimac Concept One electric supercar

From Green Car Reports:

Renault To Return To North America With Twizy Low-Speed Electric Car?

Four of Europe's six mass-market carmakers have long sold cars in North America. The exceptions, for a quarter of a century, have been the two French makers: PSA Peugeot Citroën and Renault.

Samsung Buys Battery Business From Magna To Boost Electric-Car Capabilities

Samsung is making bigger moves into the electric vehicle (EV) realm with news that its “materials and energy” subsidiary Samsung SDI has acquired the battery pack division of Magna International, an automotive supplier based in Ontario, Canada.

What Does A 1088-HP Rimac Electric Supercar Sound Like At Speed? (Video)

Electric cars are known for their silent powertrains, but there's an exception to every rule. While it doesn't exactly assault the ears like a shrieking Ferrari V-12, the Rimac Concept One electric supercar from Croatia certainly makes its presence known.

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