New Audi A8 gets Sport package

Audi has released a Sport appearance package for the brand-new A8. It adds more muscular-looking bumpers on both ends, specific alloy wheels, and side skirts. It's an indication of which direction the company will take the next S8 in.   


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?


Fiat Punto gets zero stars in Euro NCAP test

The Fiat Punto received a zero-star rating in the Euro NCAP's crash test. "The aging supermini is outclassed by every car tested in recent history and becomes Euro NCAP's first car ever to be awarded zero stars," the NCAP wrote in a statement.   


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.