Coupe

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Premium automakers push into profitable niche segments in H1

Sept. 17, 2014 06:30 CET
Premium automakers are progressively pushing volume rivals out of profit-rich niches such as coupes and convertibles. In the first half, 67 percent of all coupes sold in Europe were from premium brands, up from 55 percent in 2013....
Read More »

 

Hyundai seeks boost from sporty 3-door i20

Sept. 14, 2014 06:01 CET
Hyundai hopes that a sporty three-door coupe version of its i20 will give it a boost in Europe's key subcompact segment, where the automaker's current-generation offerings have lagged behind competitors....
Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Mercedes has high hopes for S-class coupe

Sept. 5, 2014 06:01 CET
Mercedes expects a new name, fresh design and innovative technology will help double sales of the S-class coupe compared with the model it replaces, the CL....
Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

BMW X4 fills tall order

July 14, 2014 06:01 CET
BMW has taken steps to ensure that tall people will still feel comfortable inside the new X4 by lowering the height of the seats. The X4 is lower to the ground than the X3, on which it is based, because of its coupe styling....
Read More »

 

BMW will launch sales of the new X6 in December

June 11, 2014 06:01 CET
BMW's second-generation X6 will be slightly longer than the current model. The new version of the crossover goes on sale in December in Europe and the United States....
Read More »

 

BMW's 2nd-gen X6 to arrive this year

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014
A marginally bigger BMW X6 will arrive in U.S. showrooms this year after its public debut in August at the Moscow auto show....
Read More »

 

Hyundai drops turbo, moving Genesis coupe upscale for 2015

10:42 am U.S. ET | May 30, 2014
Hyundai is dropping the 2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine on the 2015 Genesis Coupe, a company spokesman said....
Read More »

 

Sporty Cayenne SUV coupe planned to heat up competition

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014
Porsche is plotting to expand its Cayenne SUV lineup with a uniquely styled coupe model, say sources at the German carmaker....
Read More »

 

Porsche plans sporty Cayenne coupe to rival BMW X6

May 6, 2014 11:47 CET
Porsche is planning to expand its Cayenne lineup with a coupe-styled version of the SUV to rival the BMW X6, sources said. Design proposals for the new five-door model, scheduled for introduction in 2018, are described as being at an advanced stage....
Read More »

 

2014 NEW YORK AUTO SHOW

Limited-run CTS-V coupe on the way

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 21, 2014
Cadillac plans to make a limited-edition CTS-V coupe for an abbreviated 2015 model year, closing out a five-year run that helped the brand earn back credibility among luxury buyers....
Read More »

 

Maserati could add Alfieri coupe within two years

March 5, 2014 15:35 CET
Maserati could begin production of the Alfieri coupe within two years, shortly after the brand launches the Levante SUV in 2015....
Read More »

 

2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Audi gives TT a fresh look

6:05 am U.S. ET | Feb. 20, 2014
The latest Audi TT coupe, which will debut at the Geneva auto show, will feature more angular styling, a sketch unveiled today by the automaker shows....
Read More »

 

2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Audi gives TT a fresh look

Feb. 20, 2014 12:05 CET
The latest Audi TT coupe, which will debut at the Geneva auto show, will have a more angular styling, a sketch unveiled today by the automaker shows....
Read More »

 

Fresh design, new proportions for Mercedes S-class coupe

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2014
Mercedes-Benz has redesigned its largest and most luxurious coupe and renamed it the S-class coupe....
Read More »

 

2014 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW

Mercedes' 'supreme' S-class coupe undergoes 'radical' makeover

4:00 am U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2014
The redesigned Mercedes-Benz S-class coupe, with its sensuous lines and sporty proportions, is going for the jugular of its pricey rivals....
Read More »

 

2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Mercedes' 'supreme' S-class coupe undergoes radical makeover

Feb. 11, 2014 10:00 CET
The Mercedes S-class coupe will offer stiff competition to Maserati and high-end models from premium rivals BMW and Audi....
Read More »

 

2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Cadillac ATS coupe sets sights on rivals BMW, Mercedes

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 14, 2014
Cadillac will try to build on the success of its ATS compact sedan with a two-door coupe as the luxury brand vies to keep pace with a proliferation of models and variants offered by German rivals....
Read More »

 

Volvo to show Concept XC Coupe at Detroit auto show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Volvo last week released photos of the Concept XC Coupe it will unveil this week at the Detroit auto show....
Read More »

 

Audi's Gen-3 TT offers 'virtual cockpit'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Audi's next TT will feature the automaker's so-called "virtual cockpit," highlighted by a digital instrument panel that displays information in front of the driver, eliminating the need for a multimedia monitor in the center console....
Read More »

 

2013 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

VW could sell CrossBlue SUV in Europe

Nov. 22, 2013 10:26 CET
Volkswagen may sell its CrossBlue mid-sized SUV in Europe, with the model complementing the similarly sized Touareg in the same way that the sportier X6 does with the more traditionally styled X5 at BMW....
Read More »

 

2013 LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW

Jaguar unveils F-Type coupe with 550-hp engine

Nov. 20, 2013 06:01 CET
Jaguar released pictures and details of its F-Type coupe. The range-topping R version will get a 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 engine that makes 550 hp....
Read More »

 

2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Jaguar prices F-Type coupe starting at $65,895

10:30 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 19, 2013
Jaguar priced the base F-Type coupe at $65,895, including shipping -- $4,000 less than the convertible that went on sale in May....
Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Alfa 4C delivers on promise to offer affordable supercar

Nov. 15, 2013 06:15 CET
Alfa Romeo's 4C coupe delivers on the brand's promise to offer a true supercar at a reasonable price. The 53,000 euro 4C combines a downsized engine with a very lightweight body to achieve supercar performance....
Read More »

 

Fiat dealers have chance to get Alfa

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Chrysler-Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne acknowledges a conflict over whether Maserati or Fiat dealers will sell Alfa Romeos in the United States, but said his plan is that “the best performing Fiat dealers will be the ones that will be entitled to have a crack at Alfa Romeo distribution.”...
Read More »

 

Sporty crossover-coupes: A niche going nowhere

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
Sales of five of the six players in this arena -- the Infiniti FX/QX70, Acura ZDX, Toyota Venza, Honda Crosstour, BMW X6 and BMW 5-series GT -- plummeted in September....
Read More »

 

Rocket Fuel