New cars are full of whiz-bang features, but one that's worth seeking out for its ability to prevent a crash is automatic emergency braking.
The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek crossover SUV gains more standard safety tech for the new year. The automaker said last week that its smart-sized crossover will now offer its EyeSight suite of driver-assist technology on all Crosstrek trim levels, and now rings in at a starting price of $22,870.
From vehicle-to-vehicle communication, cameras, sensors, and radar, to a secure, high-speed network linking everything together, thousands of factors have to operate in sync and without fail for self-driving cars to succeed.
2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera
From Motor Authority:
Behold the new Aston Martin DBS Superleggera. The super GT is the third model in the British automaker's much-hyped Second Century plan, which calls for seven new cars in seven years, and it fills the void left by the Vanquish which bowed out of production last year.
In the age of YouTube, an exotic carmaker needs exciting overhead tracking video of its latest automotive thunderbolt to thrill online fans. McLaren Automotive ran into unexpected difficulty getting that shot.
It seems like the current A4 only arrived yesterday but Audi already has an updated version of its popular small sedan. That's because even though we only received it in late 2016, the car has been on sale elsewhere since early 2015.
2019 Jaguar I-Pace S
From Green Car Reports:
Jaguar-Land Rover said in a presentation to investors Monday that weak demand for diesel-fueled cars has prompted it to increase its investment in electric cars by 25 percent—to $18 billion—by 2025.
In the wake of its massive diesel emissions scandal, VW and its luxury brand Audi apologized by promising to deliver electric cars. Now that effort has been delayed by the arrest of Audi's CEO.
Volkswagen's Pikes Peak hillclimb race car, called the ID R, obliterated the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb's Unlimited class record Sunday by 16 seconds. Its Le Mans-prototype looks, complete with overgrown rear wing, were nearly as wild as its overall time up the paved mountain road: 7 minutes, 57.158 seconds.