- BMW is gearing up for the addition of yet another model in its rapidly growing lineup, the 1- or 2-Series sedan that is/are being previewed by the Concept Compact Sedan at this week’s Auto Guangzhou 2015 in China.
current 2-Series Active Tourer models and the next generation of the 1-Series hatchback, possibly offering BMW’s xDrive all-wheel drive system as an option.
Visually, the concept incorporates BMW’s current design language with chiseled surfaces and a bold front, with a silhouette that splits the difference between the more conventional 3-Series and the sportier 4-Series Gran Coupe in a smaller package and with a longer front overhang due to the drive layout.
It’s not clear if BMW plans to develop a single compact sedan or two different proposals in the segmentfollowing the example of the aforementioned 3-Series and 4-Series GC, but as of now, we’ve only caught the Germans testing what is believed to be a 1-Series Sedan and which looks like a softened-down version of the...
- Lamborghini has unveiled the Huracan LP580-2 ahead of its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show.
Designed to appeal to driving enthusiasts, the model is instantly recognizable but features modified bumpers which to help distinguish it from its four-wheel drive counterpart. The car also has new 19-inch wheels which are equipped with Pirelli PZero tires that have been specially developed for the car.
Power is provided by a detuned 5.2-liter V10 engine that produces 580 PS (426 kW) and 540 Nm (398 lb-ft) of torque. While it's 30 PS (22 kW) less powerful than the Huracan LP610-4, the removal of the all-drive system enables the car to weigh 33 kg (72 lbs) less than the standard model.
Despite the weight savings, the model is slightly slower than the LP610-4 as the dash from 0-100 km/h takes 3.4 seconds and the top speed is rated at 320 km/h (198 mph). In terms of...
- 2017 Mercedes S-Class facelift spied for the first time
The Mercedes S-Class has been on the market for a couple of years so the company is preparing a facelift for their flagship sedan.
Recently caught undergoing testing, the prototype is in the early stages of development so the changes are fairly limited at this point. That being said, the model has been equipped with new headlights that feature three LED stripes and three light points at the side of each headlight.
Besides featuring new lighting units, the facelifted model is expected to have modified bumpers and a revised grille.
Bigger changes occur in the cabin as the car has been equipped with a more traditional three-spoke steering wheel. The dual display instrument and infotainment cluster is also new as it ditches the buttons between the...
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