Watch an Audi SQ7 race a Porsche Panamera
Top Gear recently staged an unlikely drag race: an Audi SQ7 against a Porsche Panamera. Both cars use an evolution of the same basic 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbocharged diesel, but the SQ7 benefits from an electric compressor that virtually eliminates turbo lag. It's also a lot heavier; who wins? http://bit.ly/2AE0lnb
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.