It seems almost certain that the new Jeep Wrangler will hang on to the model’s signature solid-axle off-road orientation and pretty much keep the styling we know and love. But now I’m hearing that the 2018 will have three roof configurations never seen on a stock Wrangler before.
The future of cars is looking more and more electric every day, and if this leaked product plan from Audi is any indication, the brand plans to unleash its own electric lineup to the world in two years with a crossover and SUV.
Just before the big reveal of the new 2016 Audi R8 earlier last year we heard murmurs that the German luxury brand’s supercar may take a trip down the downsizing slide and fit a twin-turbo V6 eventually. Now, if this reportedly leaked product plan is anything to go by, eventually is actually 2018.
Ferrari chairman and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne thinks a standalone Formula One team would be the best way to boost Alfa Romeo’s image, per Motorsport.com. Not a mere decal on the Ferrari car as they have now, but an entire Alfa team, likely powered by Ferrari power units.
Ferrari doesn’t reveal its 2016 Formula One livery until February 19, but Italian source F1 Analisi Tecnica says that a bit more white will be involved, this time in a big ring around the air intake.
Of all the automotive fantasies, a Jeep Wrangler pickup truck is high on the internet’s wish list. We’ve heard rumors both ways about this before, but now The Detroit News says they have confirmation straight from Jeep’s CEO Michael Manley and his corporate overlord Sergio Marchionne.
A report out of Dearborn, Michigan says an aluminum Ford F-150 has been spotted running around with manufacturer camouflage and a diesel engine that sources say is the same 3.0 turbodiesel powering the new Range Rover.
Alfa Romeo wants to expand its brand in the United States, so what better way than through sportscar racing? According to Racer, multiple sources claim that Alfa has met with IMSA officials about joining in the WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s revised P2 class after the 2017 rules go into effect.
It has long been rumored that BMW was considering plans for a supercar to celebrate the brand’s centennial next year — rumors including shacking up with the likes of McLaren, Lexus, or even developing a super-i8. Well it looks like it isn’t happening, because BMW hates birthdays and wishes you would stop bringing it…
This morning somebody decided the internet was going to talk about a revival of Honda’s dearly departed rear-drive purist sports car, the S2000. Maybe the prevailing malaise about the new NSX has Honda fans desperate for redemption but there’s no real reason to discuss this right now.
The Formula One rumor mill is alive and kicking, despite most of the grid being settled by now. No, the rumor mill demands a sacrifice! A McLaren sacrifice! While McLaren driver Fernando Alonso has two years left on his contract with the team, some are speculating he may take a sabbatical if the car is still a turd.…
The Red Bull Formula One team hasn’t had much luck in their quest to ditch their faulty Renault power units after this year. Now they’re being linked to an engine manufacturer whose cars have been even slower than the Renaults this year: Honda.
A prototype of the next-generation Ford Expedition has been spotted near the company’s development center in Michigan. It’s got the face of an new F-150, most likely an aluminum body, and an overall awesome look reportedly slated for 2018.
After last year’s Kawasaki H2 and H2R, it’s hard to think that Kawasaki already have another supercharged bike up their sleeves, but Japanese magazine Young Machine seems to think otherwise. Please, please, please be right.
Driver Jenson Button is expected to announce an end to his sixteen-season career in Formula One sometime before this weekend’s race at Suzuka, reports The Telegraph. Button had been in negotiations with McLaren, but will likely bow out instead of spend another season in the uncompetitive car.
With rumors that a new Ford Ranger and Bronco might be happening and the Oshkosh JLTV announced as the US military’s Humvee replacement, the last 24 hours have been pretty exciting in the truck world. Tune in right here and watch us break it down with analysts Matt Miller and Mark Crumpton on Bloomberg TV!
Sounds like BMW has just patented designs for two carbon fiber motorcycle frames, along with plans for efficient assembly. Apparently one would fit sport bikes specifically, while the other could be worked into a more diverse range of body styles.
According to Autoweek, Ferrari’s likely plan of action is that they’re going to sit on Formula One driver Kimi Räikkönen’s contract over the break, thus allowing their option to renew it for 2016 to expire. Where, then, could Kimi go?