2017 BMW M2, 2017 Porsche Panamera, 2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio: What’s New @ The Car Connection

June 29, 2016

From The Car Connection:

2017 BMW M2 review

While other M cars have sacrificed driver engagement for track times, the M2 gets back to the basics, and makes it the type of M car that enthusiasts expect from BMW.

Lincoln offers pickup & delivery service on new models, starting this fall

Lincoln hasn't fared especially well with luxury car customers in recent years. Its models--often criticized for being ungainly and inelegant--have been outmaneuvered and overshadowed by sleeker rides from Asian and European competitors. Matthew McConaughey hasn't helped.

A different 'American made' index puts Toyota & Honda on top

Last week, we wrote about the 2016 Made In America Auto Index, compiled by the Kogod School of Business at American University. Today, Cars.com published its 2016 American-Made Index, and though the name might sound similar, its rankings are very, very different.

2017 Porsche Panamera

2017 Porsche Panamera

From Motor Authority:

2017 Porsche Panamera preview

Porsche has released information on the second-generation of its flagship sedan (it's actually a hatchback), and the 2017 Porsche Panamera is a better looking car than the first generation.

The 10 hottest collector cars of the summer

As the weather turns warmer and the sun starts to shine, car guys get fidgety. When we see our first classic car on the road, our thoughts turn to the collector cars we'd like in our own garages. And then the summer buying season begins.

Mercedes recalls AMG GT S over carbon fiber driveshaft issue

A potentially faulty carbon fiber driveshaft has prompted Mercedes-Benz's AMG unit to recall the GT S sports car.

2017 Smart Fortwo Cabriolet - First Drive, January 2016

2017 Smart Fortwo Cabriolet - First Drive, January 2016

From Green Car Reports:

2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio prices start at under $20,000

The 2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio convertible will start at $19,650 when it goes on sale in the U.S. this fall. That price—which includes a $750 destination charge—is for the base Pure trim level with 5-speed manual transmission.

Would you recharge your Tesla electric car at a gas station?

What if gas stations offered cars more than just gasoline or diesel fuel? Tesla continues to expand its network of Supercharger DC fast-charging stations, and that means finding new places to put those stations.

Half of North American power from renewable sources by 2025: plan

The leaders of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico plan to announce a major renewable-energy goal when they meet in the Canadian capital of Ottawa this week. At the Three Amigos summit, they will unveil a plan to generate 50 percent of North America's power from renewable sources by 2025.

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