2016 Acura TLX, 2016 Chevy Camaro, Electric Aston Martin: What’s New @ The Car Connection

October 22, 2015
2016 Acura TLX V6 SH-AWD

2016 Acura TLX V6 SH-AWD

From The Car Connection:

2016 Acura TLX Review

The 2016 Acura TLX sedan straddles two size segments, replacing two previous Acura models--the TL and TSX--in a car that has the interior volume of a mid-size car in a footprint closer to that of a compact sedan. It also offers a lavish array of new technology features, representing strong value for money in the near-premium class.

Forget The BMW 7-Series: Today, New Yorkers Get Free Rides In A DeLorean

On Monday, we told you about the free rides that BMW and Uber were giving to promote the all-new 2016 BMW 7-Series that arrives in showrooms Saturday. Today, Uber's biggest competitor, Lyft, is upping the stakes.

2 Million Toyota & Scion Vehicles Recalled: Camry, Corolla, Highlander, RAV4, Sequoia, Tundra, More

This morning, Toyota issued a massive recall affecting 2,000,000 U.S. Toyota and Scion vehicles from the 2007 to 2011 model years. According to a statement from the automaker, a manufacturing problem with the power window master switch could in some cases cause a fire.

Chevrolet Camaro Red Line Series concept, 2015 SEMA show

Chevrolet Camaro Red Line Series concept, 2015 SEMA show

From Motor Authority:

2016 Chevrolet Camaro First Drive

Muscle-car fans have had quite a feast in the past two years, with the 707-horsepower Challenger and Charger Hellcat and the 526-hp Shelby GT350 laying untold stripes on countless roads across America. (Dozens of them may be ours. Maybe not. Prove it in court.)

Audi RS 6 And RS 7 Performance Models Boost Power To 605 HP

Audi is upping the potency of its already extreme RS 6 Avant and RS 7 by introducing new Performance models that boast increased engine output and numerous RS-spec equipment as standard. The engine remains Audi’s ubiquitous turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8, whose output here has been bumped up to 605 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque.

Chevy Previews New Accessories Range With SEMA Red Line Concepts

Chevrolet will roll out a barrage of concepts at this year’s SEMA show to highlight a range of new accessories the automaker plans to offer. The aftermarket continues to see growth, with SEMA organizers stating that spending on automotive specialty equipment parts and accessories topped $36 billion last year.

Aston Martin RapidE concept

Aston Martin RapidE concept

From Green Car Reports:

All-Electric Aston Martin RapidE: Now THIS Is A Tesla Competitor! (Video)

Almost any new electric car tends to be pitched as a "Tesla competitor" these days, down to the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV subcompact hatchback. Yesterday, however, British specialty carmaker Aston Martin unveiled a large, sleek, four-door sedan powered entirely by batteries that clearly targets the Tesla Model S.

BMW i3 Electric Car To Get Longer Range Next Year, CEO Says

The BMW i3 electric car will get a longer range next year, and it will soon be followed by another "i" model, the carmaker's chief executive says. That would expand the BMW "i" range to three models, including the i3 small hatchback, the i8 plug-in hybrid coupe, and the new and so far unnamed model.

Tesla Model S: Too Many Problems To Recommend, Consumer Reports Says

Every honeymoon comes to an end sooner or later, and so it was with Consumer Reports and its former paramour, the Tesla Model S electric car. As part of its yearly reliability report on cars sold in the U.S. market, the respected consumer magazine said it could no longer recommend the Model S because the car's predicted reliability is below average.


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