Ford Ranger Raptor spy photosJuly 2
A left-hand-drive version of the Ford Ranger Raptor was spotted testing outside Detroit, the best hint yet that the automaker is bringing its performance midsize pickup stateside. The automaker launched a right-hand-drive Ranger Raptor earlier this year in overseas markets. The Raptor badge, introduced on the company's F-150 pickup, includes more powerful powertrains and a number of off-road performance features.
McLaren 600LTJune 28
The McLaren 600LT, the latest vehicle from the automaker's Track 22 program, is powered by a twin-turbocharged, 3.8-liter V-8 engine, that produces 592 hp and 457 pound-feet of torque. The LT stands for "Longtail" and it gets its name from a body that is 2.9 inches longer than a 570S coupe. Track-ready features include an extended front splitter, lengthened rear diffuser and a fixed rear wing -- all composed of carbon fiber. The 600LT is also equipped with a top-exit exhaust system, which McLaren says contributes to additional weight savings.
Seat TarracoJune 28
The Seat Tarraco large SUV was pictured during tests at the Nuerburgring track in Germany ahead of its unveiling later this summer. The SUV's look is more aggressive and its grille more prominent compared with the Ateca or the Arona, the brand's other crossovers. Photos: Automedia
Honda Pilot PHEV, Pilot spy photosJune 26
Honda Motor Co. is planning a plug-in hybrid version of the Pilot crossover, which would be the fourth electrified vehicle in its portfolio. The Pilot's hybrid setup is expected to be a version of the two-motor hybrid powertrain used in the 2018 Accord Hybrid. The crossover will also be freshened for 2019 and will adopt styling cues from the latest Accord sedan and Odyssey minivan. The changes are expected to include a retooled lower front fascia, new grille and revised LED headlights.
Aston Martin DBS SuperleggeraJune 26
The DBS Superleggera is Aston Martin's new flagship series production car. Its engine power is 725 hp. Carbon fiber body panels and a carbon fiber propshaft reduce weight compared with the DB11 on which it is based.