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.
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.