Qoros, the maker of cheap sedans and cheap SUVs Europeans can’t really buy just yet, likes Christian von Koenigsegg’s camless engine technology so much that they put it in one of their concepts. It’s supposed improve fuel economy, lower emissions, and save weight, all at the same time. In other words, it’s supposed to…
Because Volvo’s resurrection is not complete until everything is bedecked in the finest wood and crystal, the 2017 Volvo S90 is getting the Excellence treatment. We first saw the ultra-luxe variant on the Volvo XC90 Excellence, but this is for the non-SUV crowd. And along with a fridge, it’s got a shoebox.
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Looks like those crazy jokers at Audi have a nice surprise for us this evening: the all-new 2017 Audi TT RS, which comes in coupe and roadster form with a thundering five-cylinder engine packing 400 horsepower. Thanks, Audi!
The Land Rover Range Rover Hybrid Long Wheelbase has leg room has leg room for days, is one of the best stock off-roaders you can buy and gets 44 MPG in combined driving. Do we finally have a 4x4 that really can do everything?
Nissan latest concept is a sporty sedan aimed at China's post-80s "balinghou" generation. Congratulations, you've just learned something in Chinese.
Kawei Auto took a good look at the shape of the Ford F-150; threw in a splash of chrome here, a Ranger-style vent there, wrapped it all around a tuner-car interior and strapped it to a 100 horsepower diesel engine so they could sell it for about $16,000.
[Workers dressed like stormtroopers from the Star Wars movie distribute pamphlets at the China Auto show held in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Photo and caption via AP.]
[Damn, the Chevy Trax launch at Beijing was swagged out. They even had a Transformer. If anyone has video of this dance, e-mail tips at jalopnik dot com. Photo but not caption via AP.]
[A fan poses for a photo near a billboard featuring South Korean actor Kim Soohyun as the brand ambassador for Beijing Hyundai at the China Auto show held in Beijing, China, Sunday, April 20, 2014. Photo and caption via the AP.]
Not content to let their Bavarian rivals corner the market on grossly unnecessary and conspicuous giganto-coupe/SUV things, Mercedes just unveiled the Coupé SUV concept at the Beijing Auto Show.
Someone at Volkswagen took one look at the Skoda VisionC Concept and thought, "Hey why don't we have a car like that?" Then someone else pointed at the Volkswagen CC and decided to design the Volkswagen Midsize Coupe Concept, being shown next week at the Beijing Auto Show.
Toyota has finally gotten with the program and offers not only a compact luxury crossover, but a luxury car with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four. It's official: this is the Lexus NX200t turbo.
After yesterday's single image, here's everything you need to know about the Peugeot Exalt Concept, and a bit more thanks to their PR department.
Mercedes will show a slant back SUV Coupe concept at the Beijing Auto Show, and it'll be creatively called the Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV. All we have to say is thanks a lot BMW.
Bentley says that by the end of the decade, at least 90% of their production will be available as a plug-in hybrid, starting with the Bentley SUV in 2017. Their concept for it is all about copper and earth-twisting torque.