2016 Lexus LX, 2016 Lexus GS, 2016 BMW M4 GTS: What’s New @ The Car Connection

August 14, 2015

From The Car Connection:  

Refreshed 2016 Lexus LX 570 SUV Bows At Pebble Beach

Lexus has given one of its oldest models a new lease on the high-lux life. With refreshed 2016 versions, the LX 570 sport-utility vehicle gets a new eight-speed automatic and some significant appearance and feature changes.

2016 Lexus GS 200t Four-Cylinder Model Joins Hybrid, V-6

The BMW 5-Series, Audi A6, Jaguar XF, and Cadillac CTS are already among the mid-size, premium-brand sport sedans to offer a turbocharged four-cylinder engine. And now the 2016 Lexus GS joins those leagues.

Older Americans Are Buying All The Cars (And Not Just Because Young People Hate Driving)

There's a lot of data to suggest that younger people just aren't that into cars. And yet, U.S. auto sales are booming. How is that possible?

BMW M4 GTS concept, 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

BMW M4 GTS concept, 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

From Motor Authority:

BMW M4 GTS Concept Revealed, Production Version To Follow In 2016

BMW’s plans for a more hardcore, track-focused version of its M4 sports coupe has been one of the worst kept secrets of the year. First there were the prototypes spotted at the Nürburgring. Then there was the MotoGP M4 safety car that featured a water-injection system BMW said was destined for production.

Bugatti Veyron Successor Sounds Menacing In Official Teaser Video

Bugatti has given us our first official glimpse at its Veyron successor, only that glimpse comes in the form of a sound recording of the car’s engine note rather than any actual visual clues. In this official teaser video, we hear some inspirational words about imagining the impossible and see a road streaming by, but then, in the final few seconds, we hear the Bugatti Veyron successor’s engine roar to life.

New 3.0 CSL Hommage R Looks Amazing, Restores Our Faith In BMW Design

They say styling is a subjective thing, but given the comments our original post on the reveal of BMW’s 3.0 CSL Hommage during May’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este generated, it’s safe to say that the automaker’s designers had got it wrong. But were we all just a bit too hasty?

2012 Fisker Karma

2012 Fisker Karma

From Green Car Reports:

Fisker Karma Plant In Southern California: More Details Emerge

The resuscitated Fisker Automotive has signed a lease deal for what is expected to become a new vehicle assembly plant in California. The announcement marks a significant milestone in the luxury electric carmaker's return from bankruptcy.

England Proposes To Test Wireless Electric-Car Charging Built Into Roads

Long charging times and lack of available charging stations remain some of the biggest obstacles to widespread electric-car adoption. But what if the charging stations were virtually everywhere, and drivers didn't have to stop to use them?

2016 Toyota Prius Spy Video: New Hybrid In San Francisco Testing

We've tracked down another video of the upcoming, all-new 2016 Toyota Prius testing on public roads. A San Francisco driver captured video of what appears to be a camouflaged Prius prototype on one of the city's typically hilly streets.

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