2016 Nissan 370Z, 2016 Ford F-150, 2017 Infiniti Q30: What’s New @ The Car Connection

July 21, 2015

From The Car Connection:

2016 Ford F-150 Limited Ups Technology, Luxury

Only a week after General Motors announced a series of updates for its Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 for the 2016 model year, Ford has come out with a new range-topping version of its rival F-150.

2016 Nissan 370Z Review

Nissan’s latest Z car is arguably the best to date. The Z has a front-mid-engined layout, and all are rear-wheel driven. The standard car has a 332-horsepower, 3.7-liter V-6. Drivers get their choice of a six-speed manual transmission with SynchroRev automatic rev-matching or a seven-speed automatic with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

2012 Subaru Impreza Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbag System

Subaru has issued a recall for more than 32,000 Impreza sedans and station wagons from the 2012 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electronic flaw that could disable a portion of the airbag system.

2017 Infiniti Q30

2017 Infiniti Q30

From Motor Authority:

2017 Infiniti Q30 First Look

The first photo of Infiniti’s new compact, the Q30, has been released ahead of the official world debut at September’s 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. The photo gives us our first clear look at the final design for the Q30 and confirms that the vehicle does in fact eschew the normal ride height found on most hatchbacks in favor a taller design.

2016 Audi Q1 Spy Shots

These are the first spy shots of a prototype for the upcoming Audi Q1. The vehicle is due to be introduced overseas by the end of 2016 but unfortunately there are no plans to sell it in the United States as Audi is intent on holding back on vehicles smaller than its A3 compact in these parts, at least in the near term.

Watch 50 Years Of Porsche 911 Evolution... In 30 Seconds

If you're a Porsche fan, you know that the 911 has evolved from its start in 1963 through to the version that we know and love today. You can probably also spout off the various generational names. If you're not up on your 911 love, however, you might think that the car has pretty much remained the same for the last 52 years... at least in terms of its exterior shape.

2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE

2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE

From Green Car Reports:

Ram Diesel Pickup Trucks: Dealer Stocks Low, But Sales Low Too?

Almost since the order books first opened, consumer interest in the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel full-size pickup truck has seemed strong. The initial order allocation was filled in just three days.

3,000-HP Venturi Electric Car To Try For Land Speed Record At Bonneville Salt Flats

With its new "Ludicrous" mode, the Tesla Model S P85D can do 0 to 60 mph in 2.8 seconds. But it's not the fastest electric car around, not by a long shot. In 2010, the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 2.5  (VBB-2.5) streamliner set a land-speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, reaching more than 300 mph.

Nissan Leaf Battery Capacity Lawsuit: Court Approves Settlement

Nissan appears to have reached a final settlement with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit over Nissan Leaf electric-car batteries that now goes back almost three years. The suit was filed in California in 2012 on behalf of all Leaf owners in that state and in Arizona.

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