After losing to Peugeot, MINI is taking a different approach to the Dakar Rally. The brand will participate in the event with a buggy that shares virtually no styling cues with anything it sells to buyers. It's rear-wheel drive, and it uses a 3.0-liter straight-six diesel rated at 340 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque.
Saab introduced the 99 50 years ago. It stood out from its predecessor, the 96, with a forward-thinking look that defined Saab's design language for years to come. Early models came with a Triumph-sourced 1.7-liter four-cylinder engine, while later cars were available with a 145-horsepower 2.0-liter turbo four.
Mercedes-Benz has released the first official images of what the next-generation A-Class looks like inside. Markedly more modern than the current car, the next A borrows its dual screen setup from the bigger E-Class and S-Class models. We won't get the hatchback, but we'll receive the first-ever A-Class Sedan late next year or in early 2019. The all-new A-Class will make its debut at the 2018 Geneva Auto Show.
Auction house Bonhams recently sold a 1914 Peugeot L45 Grand Prix for $7.2 million. It's the most expensive Peugeot ever sold. The 91-year old model took third place in the 1916 edition of the Indianapolis 500.
Bentley will build a Mulsanne-based convertible in strictly limited numbers. Just 19 examples of the car -- which is called Grand Convertible -- will be built. No two examples will be the same, according to Motor Authority. Pricing information hasn't been released yet.
Toyota warned employees at its Kentucky factory that it's cheaper to build the Camry in Japan than in America. It stressed the plant needs to cut costs, Bloomberg reports. "I'm not sharing this to scare you, but to heighten your awareness of the current risk we now have," said the plant manager.