7-Series vs. S-Class, Genesis future plan, BMW 2002 Hommage: What’s New @ The Car Connection

May 23, 2016

From The Car Connection:

BMW 7-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class: Compare Cars

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7-Series are large sedans that serve as the flagship models of their respective brands. Both of these sedans have typically been among the first in the world to offer advanced technology, comfort, and active-safety features, as well advanced engineering and construction techniques.

Hyundai's Genesis lineup to add two SUVs, sedan, and coupe

Hyundai has more in mind for its new Genesis premium brand than just sedans, according to a new model roadmap that recently hit the web. In addition to the G70, G80, and G90 sedans already confirmed by Hyundai, Genesis showrooms will eventually include two SUVs or crossovers and a coupe.

2016 Lincoln MKX scores Top Safety Pick+ in IIHS crash test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has slammed a Lincoln MKX against a wall a few times and declared it a Top Safety Pick+, the agency's highest rating.

BMW 2002 Hommage concept, 2016 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

BMW 2002 Hommage concept, 2016 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

From Motor Authority:

BMW honors 02 Series with Hommage concept at Villa d’Este

BMW pulled out a surprise at this weekend’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este with its 2002 Hommage concept. The concept marks the 50th anniversary of the start of production of BMW’s 02 Series of coupes back in 1966 and is described as a reimagining of the icon for the modern era.

Koenigsegg One:1 hits 240 mph at Vmax200

The Vmax200 is a regular gathering in the United Kingdom where performance enthusiasts get to push their cars to the limit on the safe confines of a runway. Drivers accelerate their cars down a 1.4-mile stretch before having to slam their brakes.

Rolls-Royce presents Zenith range of final Phantom coupes and convertibles at Villa d'Este

Rolls-Royce is gearing up for the launch of an all-new Phantom in 2018 but sadly there will no longer be coupe and convertible versions to go along with the sedan. That means the current Phantom Coupe and Phantom Drophead Coupe will be the last of their kind.

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3

From Green Car Reports:

Tesla Model 3 targets: 100K in 2017, 400K in 2018, say skeptical suppliers

Tesla Motors' audacious goal of building half a million cars a year by the end of 2018 will require boosting its production by a factor of 10 over just two and a half years. And it will require nothing less than a reorientation of the entire company toward manufacturing, even as vehicle development continues in the background for derivatives of its Model 3 sedan.

Toyota at 9 million hybrids, now makes more than 1 million a year

Toyota has reached yet another hybrid-production milestone since launching the original Prius in Japan in 1997. Nine months after building its 8-millionth hybrid, Toyota says it has now sold just over 9 million hybrids globally.

Nissan home energy-storage battery: another front against Tesla?

The Nissan Leaf electric car doesn't compete directly with any of the luxury models from Tesla Motors, but Nissan is now targeting Tesla in a different arena. The Japanese carmaker will offer standalone battery packs for home energy storage.

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