2017 smart vision EQ fortwo

2017 smart vision EQ fortwo

Car sharing is already established in many parts of the world, with car2go having 2.6 million customers worldwide. For tens of millions if not hundreds of millions of people living in urban settings, car sharing simply makes sense. The smart vision EQ fortwo is a futuristic but reasonable concept of what a car optimized for this type of transport would be like.

2018 Cadillac CTS-V

2018 Cadillac CTS-V

The Cadillac CTS-V performance sedan continues into 2018 with the performance credentials it has displayed since 2004. And since 2016, that has meant a supercharged 6.2 liter V8 producing 640 hp, making it the most powerful production Cadillac ever.

2018 Cadillac Escalade

2018 Cadillac Escalade

Changes for 2017 are fairly minimal, with the most significant being a new 10 speed automatic transmission that has a wider 7.39 gear spread, and improved efficiency by allowing the engine to run at a lower engine speed. Cadillac claims a 5% improvement in efficiency over the early 8-speed automatic, and allows for a EPA estimate of 23 mpg on the highway in 2WD.

2018 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

2018 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2

The ZR2, originally introduced as a concept at the LA Auto Show back in 2014, is a special edition of the Chevrolet Colorado designed for extreme off-road use in a relatively affordable package. Compared to the standard Colorado it is 2 inches higher with a track that is 3.5 inches wider, with both the front and rear bumpers modified as well for better clearance.

2018 Bugatti Chiron Yellow and Black

2018 Bugatti Chiron Yellow and Black

Bugatti delievered the first Chiron to a United States customer at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in August 2017. The car is in the familiar two tone color scheme so popular with the Veyron; in this instance, yellow and Nocturne black.

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

The new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo may not have a name that rolls off the tongue, but it has exceptional power even by Porsche metrics, with 680 hp and 627 lb-ft of torque, the latter available at a low 1400 rpm.

2017 BMW Concept 8 Series

2017 BMW Concept 8 Series

From 1989 through 1999, BMW offered a luxury Grand Tourer 8 Series that eventually replaced the original 6 Series, though at a much higher price, and with the option of V8 or V12 power. History is set to repeat itself when next year the 8 Series makes its return as the current 6 series nears the end of its life. This concept gives us a look at what is close to the final version of the production 8 Series 2-door coupe.

2018 BMW M8 GTE

2018 BMW M8 GTE

With the upcoming 8 Series, BMW will be debuting a matching race car to compete FIA World Endurance Championship. The M8 GTE will also mark the return of BMW to factory participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, a race the company won previously in 1999.

2017 Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept

2017 Mini John Cooper Works GP Concept

While a glance at the interior of the GP Concept shows a car that was clearly designed for racing, another goal was probably to see how far they could go with performance design cues in a road car. The limitations of the design means that it will never be a strict performance numbers car, but simply a really fun vehicle that balances sport, practicality, and hopefully economy. Given its reception, they should have the green light to push future John Cooper Works cars even further.