Mercedes-Benz confirms 2019 G-Class for Detroit debut

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed we'll see the brand-new 2019 G-Class next month at the Detroit Auto Show. Look for more details about the comprehensively updated model in the coming weeks.   


Jeep prices all-new Wrangler

Jeep has released pricing information for the brand-new 2018 Wrangler. The base two-door Sport model starts at $26,995, a $3,000 increase over the outgoing model, while the base four-door carries a base price of $30,495. The most expensive model is the Unlimited Rubicon, which retails for $40,495. Interested? Check out our full review of the latest Wrangler.   


Lexus preparing 600+ horsepower V8 for LC?

The Lexus LC will receive a twin-turbocharged V8 rated at over 600 horsepower, according to Japanese magazine Holiday Auto. The twin-turbocharged eight-cylinder will equip the LC F, which will compete in the same segment as the Mercedes-AMG S63.   


Chevrolet Aveo gets zero stars in Latin NCAP testing

The Latin NCAP gave the Chevrolet Aveo a zero-star crash test rating. "In the latest frontal impact test the Aveo recorded poor protection to the chest of the driver even with airbags. The structural performance was rated as unstable which explains also the movement of the steering column and pedals increasing the risk of injuries in the driver," writes the NCAP.   


Aston Martin could race Valkyrie at Le Mans

Aston Martin could enter the upcoming Valkyrie in the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The company wants the sanctioning body to re-write the rules in order to allow race-modified variants of hypercars to compete in the event, according to Autocar.   


Mercedes-Benz shows next G-Class' interior

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is in for a major makeover. The company has published the first official picture of the SUV's interior. It's more luxurious than before and it incorporates tech (including the dual-screen setup) from the S-Class. The image also confirms it comes with in-car Wi-Fi, and the switches indicate it retails the outgoing model's three differential locks.   


Mini unveils new logo

BMW's Mini division has unveiled its new logo. It looks a lot like the old one, but the company explains it "combines stylistic elements from the early phase of the classic Mini with a future-oriented appearance." It will begin appearing on cars in March of 2018.   


Porsche Cayenne, Macan coupes still possible

Porsche hasn't ruled out building coupe variants of its Cayenne and Macan crossovers, according to Automotive News. It's unclear whether the so-called coupes would have two doors, or if they'd arrive with a four-door layout and a fastback-like roof line in the vein of the BMW X6.   


AMG 53 line coming next year

Mercedes-AMG will expand its ever-growing line-up next year with a model line called 53. The nameplate will be inaugurated by the CLS53. 53-badged cars will be more powerful than the 43-badged variants, and they'll receive a straight-six engine with a 48-volt electrical system. We'll learn more details (and, possibly, see the first car) next month in Detroit.   


Hennessey announces 1,200-hp Corvette ZR1

American tuner Hennessey promises it will build a 1,200-horsepower version of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. Adding a supercharger, aluminum pistons, and headers lowers the 'Vette's zero-to-60-mph time to 2.2 seconds.