The best new cars of the 2016 model year are just hitting the streets--cars, crossovers, SUVs, minivans and trucks, like the Honda Civic, Volvo XC90, and Chevy Camaro. Then there's the list of cars headed to their demise--early, or well after their freshness date has expired.
2016 BMW 3-Series Review Just two years ago, BMW reconfigured the 3-Series, spinning off the coupe and convertible as the newly christened 4-Series. The number of models in the 2016 BMW 3-Series lineup remains substantial, though, with a variety of engines for sedan, wagon, and hatchback Gran Turismo models.
Many folks are excited about the arrival of autonomous cars. They promise to reduce traffic accidents, save gas, ease congestion, and provide the elderly and disabled greater independence.
Lamborghini Urus Concept
Lamborghini is developing a new SUV based on its Urus concept unveiled in 2012. The new SUV, whatever it ends up being labeled, will enter production in 2018 and is set to be the first turbocharged Lamborghini. As we previously reported, it will likely be the marque’s first hybrid, too.
Mercedes-Benz’s current E-Class has been on sale since the 2010 model year, and for 2014 it was given a major update. In Mercedes tradition, we’ll see the next generation of the luxurious mid-size sedan introduced for the 2017 model year.
Will Lexus follow Mercedes-Benz with a luxury pickup truck of its own? It’s a possibility, according to a senior executive at the Japanese firm.
2017 Chevrolet Bolt spy shots - Image via Green Car Reports
These are the first photos of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car. The long-awaited, pure electric descendant of GM's EV1--and a cousin of the new Chevrolet Volt, or at least a close-sounding relative--the Bolt will go into production next year with an anticipated all-electric driving range of 200 miles.
While investigations into the company's TDI diesel-emissions cheating continue, the U.S. arm of Volkswagen recently tried to soothe customer feelings with a "goodwill" package. It included gift cards and free roadside assistance for owners of the 482,000 affected 2009 through 2015 2.0-liter diesel cars in the U.S.
For the rest of the year, consumers in the northern part of Colorado state can take advantage of a remarkable discount on the world's best-selling electric car. Through December 31, the dealership Tynan's Nissan is offering $9,007 off the retail price of a 2015 Nissan Leaf with an 84-mile range rating.