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Lotus celebrates 70th Anniversary with Elise Cup 260
Based on the track-focused 250 model, the Lotus Elise Cup 260 will be a 30-unit production run meant to celebrate the company's 70th anniversary. http://bit.ly/2yV8F0w
First take: 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
"[T]the S-Class remains the pinnacle of Mercedes-Benz luxury." http://bit.ly/2yWa6Ma
China's Changan to stop building gas engines in 2025
Under pressure from the local government, China's Changan has announced it will stop building gasoline-powered engines in 2025 to focus on battery-powered drivetrains. We expect several Chinese automakers will make similar announcements in the coming weeks.
Mercedes-Benz details G65 Final Edition
Mercedes-Benz is gradually killing off G-Class variants as it prepares to introduce a brand-new model early next year. The V12-powered G65 is riding into the sunset with a limited-edition model named, appropriately, Final Edition. It receives edition-specific tweaks such as bronze accents inside and out. Production is limited to just 65 examples worldwide.
Mercedes-Benz airbag recall affects 495k cars
Mercedes-Benz is recalling nearly half a million car in the United States over an airbag issue. Grounding problems can cause the airbags to deploy without warning, according to a safety bulletin. The campaign affects B-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLA, GLC, GLK, and CLA models built between 2012 and 2017. Owners of affected vehicles will be notified by mail.
Tesla Model X scores low on reliability
The Tesla Model X is one of the least reliable cars in America, according to Consumer Reports. The electric crossover suffers from issues with body hardware, paint and trim, and the climate control system.
Polestar 1's price tag could make your wallet beg for mercy
Excited for the new Volvo-based Polestar 1? Well, if its limited numbers weren't enough to discourage you, the expected price tag might be. Think "Porsche 911 Turbo" rather than "Chevrolet Corvette," Polestar reps say, and that's if the company actually decides to offer them for retail sale. For the moment, the only expected path to ownership is a subscription-based service. http://bit.ly/2yTgAvn