2017 Mercedes-Benz SL450 designo EditionMon, 27, Feb 2017
Available in either Brilliant Blue Metallic or Cardinal red Metallic, the 2017 SL450 designo edition features chrome accents in the front bumper, 19-inch wheels in the front and 20-inch wheels in the rear. There is a combination of porcelain and black nappa leather found throughout the interior of the roadster. The SL450 designo edition is set to arrive in the U.S. in Summer 2017.
2018 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 with Performance Studio RedArt PackageMon, 27, Feb 2017
The Mercedes-AMG SLC43 Performance Studio RedArt features a grey paint job and red trim elements throughout the car including the front spoiler and side fins. The SLC43 rides on 18-inch glossy black wheels with red brake calipers. The Performance Studio RedArt will be available as an option package.
2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LEMon, 27, Feb 2017
The 2018 Camaro ZL1 1LE, billed as the most track-capable Camaro ever, features special aero, adjustable suspension and exclusive tires. Lighter wheels and dampers, thinner rear glass and a fixed-back rear seat contribute to an approximately 60-pound lower curb weight than a standard ZL1 Coupe. Power is supplied by a 650-horsepower, supercharged LT4 engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission.
Volvo XC40 spy photosMon, 27, Feb 2017
Despite heavy camouflage, key elements of Volvo's latest design language -- an enlarged, upright grille, headlights featuring Thor's hammer and tall taillights -- are evident in an XC40 mule spotted by spy photographers in Europe. The XC40 is expected to debut this fall and compete in the fast-growing compact crossover segment.
Canada confabMon, 27, Feb 2017
If Canada plays its cards right, it is poised to become a leader in developing cutting-edge technologies and will emerge from trade negotiations stronger than ever. Those were some of the messages delivered by the executives and industry leaders who spoke at the inaugural Automotive News Canada Congress, held during the Toronto auto show on Feb. 16 and 17. The congress brought together leaders in industry, labor and government to discuss what the future holds for Canada’s auto industry.
Carlos Ghosn through the yearsWed, 22, Feb 2017
Carlos Ghosn joined Nissan in 1999 from France’s Renault SA and became Nissan’s CEO two years later. He is stepping down as CEO but will retain his position as chairman of the Japan’s second-biggest automaker.
Italdesign supercarWed, 22, Feb 2017
Audi's design and engineering subsidiary Italdesign will unveil the first supercar from a new business unit dedicated to building limited edition models. Italdesign will build just five examples of the two-seat coupe, priced at 1.5 million euros ($1.6 million).
Cadillac XT3 spy photosTue, 21, Feb 2017
Buick Enclave spy photosTue, 21, Feb 2017
Recent spy photos of what appears to be the next-gen Buick Enclave indicate that the large crossover will be less rigid and bulbous than the first-generation. The vehicle's front end includes the brand's tri-shield emblem floating in a waterfall grille, flanked by chrome wings.
2018 Hyundai AccentFri, 17, Feb 2017
Kia PicantoTue, 21, Feb 2017
Black is the new chromeFri, 17, Feb 2017
The blackout look has overtaken the American auto industry this winter. It says cool. It says urban. It says edgy. Or maybe it just says something about all that black ink on automaker financial statements. All photos by Lindsay Chappell.