Customize your ride with Pirelli’s latest tire technology, their new Formula One-inspired P Zero high-performance tires that feature bright colored sidewalls & graphics that will never fade. Choose red, yellow, silver or white. These tires also feature the new Connesso chip, which measures tire pressure, tire temperature, vertical load, wear, and kilometers driven per tire with all the data sent directly to the driver’s smartphone.
BMW has created a sporty new variant of their M4 Coupe. The limited-edition M4 CS. With an increase of 10 horsepower over the standard M4, the CS inline turbocharged 6-cylinder snaps from 0-60 in 3.9 seconds with a top speed of 174 MPH. It features Adaptive M suspension, Alcantara seats & door panels, and to shave pounds, a lightweight roof made of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic.
Officially unveiled this week at the Shanghai Auto Show, the updated Mercedes S Class sedan is fresh. It got a full interior redesign similar to new E-Class models that features two widescreen displays & massaging seats. The exterior got a new grill and rear fascia & bumper as well as new LED taillights. Push-button cylinder deactivation improves fuel economy and the new autonomous driving mode is more accurate & reliable than ever. The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class is expected to arrive in the United States this fall.
With the most powerful V8 ever put into a production car, the forthcoming Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is supercharged drag racer that generates a neck-snapping 840 horsepower, making it a straight-line monster. So fast the NHRA banned it from competition. It’s a speeding ticket waiting to happen, if they can catch you. The Demon tears off the line going from zero to 60 in 2.3 seconds pulling 1.8 G’s (neck-snap) and posts a quarter-mile drag time of 9.65 seconds at over 140 MPH.
If you ever pondered the possibilities of going full Frankenstein & merging a Jeep with a muscle car, the forthcoming Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is that monster come to life. It’s Jeep’s top-of-the-line sport utility fitted with a 707-horsepower, 6.2-liter supercharged V8 powerplant capable of 0-60 mph in just 3.5 seconds and a top speed of 180MPH.
Due to be unveiled at the New York International Motor Show this week, Infinity’s re-designed flagship SUV, the 2018 QX80 Monograph features a new Rover-esque “floating roof” design achieved by a combination of blacking out the A-Pillars & dark tint on the glass. Few other details on this luxury Super-Size SUV are available until it rolls out under the lights this week at the Javits Center in NYC.
Modern Mini Coopers are cool but there’s no substitute for the ultra-compact original. And now David Brown Automotive is making them better that ever: completely customized and cleaned-up the classic silhouettes, reworking the original drivetrain to thoroughly modern standards as well as building them out with properly luxurious interiors. In terms of power & performance, they are up to 50% more powerful & feature new custom-crafted gearboxes, disc brakes & everything else you can imagine.
For the first time ever, Nissan is bringing the 565-horsepower GT-R Track Edition to the U.S. In addition to the twin-turbo V6 it’s loaded with a long list of Nismo upgrades inside and out, and features a lightweight, track-tuned suspension system, oversized Brembo brakes, Recaro racing seats, and copious amounts of carbon fiber.
In terms of power, the 2018 Durango SRT rivals Mercedes’ 577-hp AMG GLS63 as the fastest three-row vehicle on the road. Powered by a 392-cubic-inch Hemi V-8 engine, the new Durango SRT generates 475 horsepower tons of torque. That translates to 0 to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds and a snappy quarter mile at 12.9 seconds. Dual exhaust, red leather interior, & Brembo discs all the way around. It’s practically an SRT Charger with seating for 6.
The world’s wickedest wagon will once again be available in the U.S. The 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S wagon is coming & it’s the baddest long-roof Benz ever. Powered by a 4.0-liter V8 with a pair of twin-scroll turbos, this wagon outputs a whopping 603 horsepower and 627 lb-ft of torque. Adjustable AWD allows you to switch 100% of the torque to the rear wheels for “drift” mode like the sedan when the car is in Race Drive Mode. Yeah, Race Mode. This is our kind of grocery-getter.