Monthly Archives: April 2015

2016 Scion FRS release date, news, specs

2016 Scion FRS Front view

One of the most attractive vehicles from Scion’s line-up is the FRS coupe. This model is specially design for the US and Canada, while on the other markets it goes by another name, and with slightly different specs. 2016 Scion FRS will be refreshed for this model year. It will have changes in design and performance. New model year will also get two additional body styles. Popular roadster will be launched as both sedan and convertible variant, besides its regular coupe version.

2016 Mercedes E-Class Redesign

2016 Mercedes E-Class front view

Mercedes-Benz is one of the most respectable automakers in the world, and its new models and redesigns always attract a lot of attention. 2016 Mercedes E-Class is no exception to that rule. This model will debut for 2016 model year as Concept, most likely, while the real model should be launched a year later. However, there are few sources indicating that 2016 E-Class will be a “real deal” meaning that new generation of the model will start, in fact, with 2016 model year. Whatever is the case, we can be sure only in one thing: that Mercedes E-Class is in final stages of its development. Here are the latest news and rumors surrounding the model:

Next-generation Ridgeline UPDATE

Next-generation Ridgeline teaser 1

Honda released the teaser image for its Next-generation Ridgeline which will be launched as 2016 model. Based on this image, seems like the rumors surrounding the model were mainly true. 2015 model was skipped, so that Honda’s designer could focus on complete redesign of the model. Current generation lasted for a decade, which is pretty long in today’s automotive market. As such, the Ridgeline was a step behind its competitors, which was visible on its sales charts.

First 2016 Cadillac CT6 goes to charity

2016 Cadillac CT6 charity price

General Motors decided to make a great thing with its first production model of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 model. Popular sedan’s first copy ever produced will be sold at an auction at the 13th Annual Palm Beach Auction in Palm Beach. Auction’s host will be the Barrett-Jackson auction house. The money raised from this auction sale of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 will be donated to Karmanos Cancer Institute.

2016 Honda Civic Type R, Si, Turbo, Release date

2016 Honda Civic concept front view

It is still unclear whether new Honda Civic will be launched for 2016 or 2017 model year, (although 2016 is more likely) but the fact that it will be fully redesigned is clear. At this year New York Auto Show Japanese automaker presented its 2016 Honda Civic Concept, showing the world what the production vehicle will look like. The model was also caught couple of times on the streets with heavy camouflage on, which didn’t manage to hide extensive changes. Here are the latest news, and revealed specs of the upcoming 2016 Honda Civic:

2016 BMW 7-Series Release date

2016 BMW 7-Series front view

Big changes are happening in the German’s BMW engineering team. Looks like this automaker plans to take the market by storm with latest innovative solutions which will be implemented into its upcoming models, including 2016 BMW 7-Series. Current, fifth generation of the 7-Series started back in 2008, and it is aging gracefully. However, the market is becoming flooded with models from other great producers, filled with latest design and performance solutions, making the 7-Series uncompetitive. This will change rapidly, since the 2016 model will bring massive change, and put the model back where it belongs, in top 5 vehicles on the market.

2016 Buick Envision suv, release date, price

2016 Buick Envision front view

The 2016 Buick Envision was hinted in previous years, but its release finally came to realization. It is a mid-size crossover which will find its place between Buick’s Enclave and Encore models, completing the luxury SUV line-up. Its primary market is China, but we are pretty sure that US buyers will also have the chance to purchase this great model. Closest rivals of the upcoming Envision are Lincoln MKC and Lexus NX which were redesigned recently, so there are plenty of choices.

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune

2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune front view

German automaker presented the concept of this vehicle at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show, and latest news is that the model will start its serial production for 2016 model year.  Practically the model is off-road version of the standard VW Beetle model which already earned its popularity all over the world. 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune will have special styling and mechanical elements adjusted to off road driving.