Mercedes-AMG GT, Chevy Bolt, Jaguar F-Pace: What’s New @ The Car Connection

July 1, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2016 Mercedes-AMG GT Review

The 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT is a bold, unlikely move aimed squarely at the Porsche 911. And it's a move AMG has completely succeeded with, at least in terms of design and performance.

Want A Chevrolet Bolt? You May Be Able To Get One Sooner Than You Thought

When the Chevrolet Bolt was unveiled earlier this year at the Detroit Auto Show, General Motors said that the long-range, all-electric hatchback would roll into showrooms during the 2017 calendar year. According to reports, though, Christmas may come earlier than expected for electric car fans.

2015 Nissan Murano, Rogue Recalled To Fix Brakes, Labeling

Nissan has issued two unrelated recalls for 2015 models of the Nissan Murano and Nissan Rogue. While the former suffers from a problem with its anti-lock braking system, labels on the latter could cause problems with the vehicle's tires.

2017 Jaguar F-Pace prototype as Team Sky support vehicle for Tour de France rider Chris Froome

2017 Jaguar F-Pace prototype as Team Sky support vehicle for Tour de France rider Chris Froome

From Motor Authority:

More 2017 Jaguar F-Pace Teaser Photos, As Tour De France Support Car

Its introduction at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show is still more than three months away, but the Jaguar F-Pace will appear in public wearing only light camouflage at the Tour de France.

2017 Alfa Romeo Small SUV Spy Shots

Talk of an Alfa Romeo SUV dates back to 2008 but things never got serious until Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed plans for at least two new high-riding Alfas in his five-year strategy announcement for the brand made in May 2014. A test mule for one of the Alfa Romeo SUVs has now been spotted near the automaker’s main development center in northern Italy.

2017 Kia Sportage Spy Shots

The current Kia Sportage has been on sale since the 2011 model year but a new one is in the works, prototypes for which have been spotted testing in Europe. The new generation of the popular compact crossover will go on sale next year, as a 2017 model.

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid

From Green Car Reports:

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid 'No Longer Available,' Infiniti QX60 Twin Vanishes Too

Four months ago, we inquired about the fate of the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid. That version of the popular seven-seat family SUV, with a 2.5-liter four and a mild-hybrid system replacing the usual 3.5-liter V-6, had launched as a 2014 model.

2016 Toyota Mirai Fuel-Cell Sedan: 312 Miles Of Range, 67 MPGe

The 2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car will achieve just over 300 miles of range when it goes on sale in the U.S. later this year. EPA efficiency and range estimates were released yesterday, well in advance of the Mirai's anticipated arrival in California showrooms this fall.

Fuel-Efficient Four-Cylinder Engine Key To 2016 Ford Mustang Sales Success

Last year, a new generation of Ford Mustang launched, featuring the model's first four-cylinder engine since 1993. And for that car's first model year so far, it's looking like a major contributor to the Mustang's sales success.

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