2016 Chevy Camaro, 2015 Mercedes C-Class, Car Ownership Costs: What’s new @ The Car Connection

May 18, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Preview

Muscle-car fans have feasted on the new 707-horsepower Hellcat and are palavering for the upcoming 500-hp Shelby GT350. But they won't be able to pass up the final course: the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, due on sale later this year, and given an early preview in Detroit in May for hosts of Camaro fans and media.

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Crash Tests: U.S. Agencies Weigh In

The federal government has released crash-test results and ratings for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. And while the results are good, the C-Class misses the top five-star overall rating.

Annual Cost Of Car Ownership Falls To $8,698

Owning a car isn't cheap. First, there's the price of the vehicle, which now hovers north of $30,000, on average. Then there's the cost of maintenance, which can be a real headache in some parts of the country.

2016 BMW M6 Competition Package

2016 BMW M6 Competition Package

From Motor Authority:

More Powerful Competition Package For BMW M6 On The Way

Starting this summer, BMW’s M6 range will be available with a more powerful Competition Package. The new pack will offer 600 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque, up from the 575 hp and 501 lb-ft the M6’s existing Competition Package offers.

2016 Lotus Evora 400 Priced From $89,900

The 2016 Lotus Evora 400 will go on sale later this year priced from $89,900. That’s a significant jump on pricing for the previous Evora, but the new model is a much more substantial car.

Aston Martin To Use Own Platform For DBX-Inspired Crossover

Aston Martin will utilize its own platform for its planned crossover inspired by the recent DBX concept car rather than adopt an existing Mercedes-Benz platform as has been speculated ever since 2009’s unveiling of the Mercedes GL-based Lagonda concept.

2016 Fiat 500X, Bear Mountain State Park, NY, May 2015

2016 Fiat 500X, Bear Mountain State Park, NY, May 2015

From Green Car Reports:

2016 Fiat 500X AWD: Quick Drive Report

Subcompact crossovers are a booming segment in the U.S. right now, so who better than a company associated almost exclusively with small cars to build one?

California Test Track For Elon Musk's Hyperloop To Be Built

Tesla's Powerwall home batteries have grabbed headlines recently, but another of Tesla CEO Elon Musk's many big ideas could be reaching an important stage in its development.

$75,000 Cadillac ELR Coupe Price Was 'Overestimate', Chief Marketer Says

The Cadillac Converj concept, a range-extended electric coupe design, debuted to favorable reviews in January 2009. That was pretty much the last time much went right for the car, which went on sale in December 2013 as the 2014 Cadillac ELR.

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