Monthly Archives: November 2014

2016 Jaguar XJ Redesign and coupe rumors

2016 Jaguar XJ Front

Although rumors about two body styles of the 2016 Jaguar XJ could be found everywhere on web, seems like this story is just what we called it – a rumor. 2016 model year will mark the beginning of the new generation of the Jaguar’s XJ sedan, which was originally presented back in 2011, and since it then, it went through facelift for 2014 model year. Official info is that the coupe version of the popular car will not be presented, and British car producer will continue with its well-known body style – sedan.

2016 GMC Canyon Diesel engine, specs, release date

2016 GMC Canyon Front

2016 GMC Canyon will come with some interesting and unexpected news, especially since this model is all-new for 2015 model year, and presented just few months ago. Changes for the upcoming model year will include first in class diesel engine and transmission as well as some modified exterior, primary related to special-edition appearance packages, as well as new trims. Fresh design of this mid-size pick-up truck will be greatly accompanied with these new details, and will influence sales rates of already popular model.

2016 Ford Taurus Changes and Release date

2016 Ford Taurus Front

2016 Ford Taurus will be enhanced significantly. Its redesign will include couple of major changes, such as new platform, better fuel economy, lighter body, and more power. Previous Taurus was made on a modified Volvo’s platform, which made some problems for American producer. This full-size sedan became too heavy for today’s market, which influenced its performance. Latest trends in automotive industry force car producers to make changes and reduce weight of its vehicle to be able t follow the numbers and rates regarding their power and fuel economy.

2016 Audi A6 Changes, price, release, pics

2016 Audi A6 Front

2016 Audi A6 was presented already at this year LA Auto Show. This popular sedan went through its mid-cycle facelift, and came with interesting changes. However the exterior of the 2016 Audi A6 may seem the same as before at first sight, since exterior changes are minor, and mainly affect the details of the vehicle. This doesn’t come as a surprise, since European, and especially German auto producers are known for their not-so-radical exterior facelifts. On the other hand, the performance of the vehicle as well as tech upgrades, are almost always part of their refresh or redesign, which is the case this time too.

Kia Sorento X-Men

Kia Sorento X-Men

Kia Sorento X-Men is a product of cooperation between Kia Motors and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, which joined their forces in order to create this unique model. The X-Men Sorento model is inspired by X-Men movie series, and it is built for promotional purpose.

2016 Dodge Charger Price and release date

2016 Dodge Charger Front

2016 Dodge Charger will come with major alterations, since Chrysler Group CEO Sergio Marchionne announced big changes for this model as well as for 2017 Chrysler 300. Both models will change their platform, and will share the new one, too. Current, LX underpinning is already pretty old, and ready for a switch. Current platform on which Dodge Charger is built will be 11 years old by the time Dodge releases its 2016 Charger, and this period is pretty long for today’s car market.

New-gen Chevrolet Volt – Lower price, increased range

Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt will have its big world premiere at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, in January next year, 2015. At this Auto Show, GM will present second generation of its plug-in hybrid electric vehicle which he announced with few teaser images of the upcoming Volt.

2016 Mazda RX7 Price and specs

2016 Mazda RX7 Front

2016 Mazda RX7 will come with light weighted chassis and rotary engine, according to the latest news. Still, it remains unclear whether this model will be launched as 2016 or 2017 model, but either way, we are looking forward to it. The production of RX-7 model was stopped in 2002, and there wasn’t much word about its comeback, since Japanese car producer worked on its RX-8 model. This time around Mazda RX7 will be named as a RX-8 successor.

It’s official! Mazda CX-3 on LA Auto Show!

Mazda CX-3 Front

After couple of teasers and rendering pictures of smallest crossover in Mazda’s line-up, Japanese car manufacturer released first official pictures of Mazda CX-3 crossover. This year, Los Angeles Auto Show will be the host of a premiere of an all-new model, entry-level crossover CX-3. Its design is recognizable by KODO design direction Mazda uses for design of its latest vehicles.

2016 Corvette ZR1 Mid-engine platform, specs, price

2016 Corvette ZR1 Front

Just recently the rumors about the new platform of the 2016 Corvette ZR1 were started. According to this info, new ZR1 will be built on GM’s mid-engine architecture. This sports car will be revolutionary, according to the words of Mark Reuss, GM’s head of global product development, and will delight all Corvettes’ fans. The reason we waited for this long, is the reputation it created, which puts a lot of pressure on its designers and engineers, who have to work twice as hard in order to fulfill the expectations.