Dodge preps four concepts for SEMA 2014

Dodge, in collaboration with Mopar, has modified four of its cars for the upcoming Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas.

The new Ford Mustang at SEMA 2014

Plenty of tuning firms will be taking a modified 2015 Mustang to next month’s Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas. In fact, Ford is planning to have over a dozen examples on its stand alone.

Renaultsport R.S. 01 makes its track debut

Renault’s new Renaultsport R.S. 01 race car has completed its first laps in public. The appearance took place last weekend at Jerez, during the final World Series by Renault meeting of 2014.

Ford transforms the F-150 for SEMA 2014

This year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas is going to include a couple of heavily modified 2015 Ford F-150 pick-ups.

BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition unveiled

To celebrate Marco Wittmann securing this year’s DTM drivers’ championship, BMW has created a special road-going version of the M4 Coupé.

New entry-level Toyota GT86 announced

Given the Subaru BRZ’s recent price reductions and range revamp, Toyota’s decision to do something similar for its virtually identical GT86 comes as no surprise.

2015 Peugeot 308 GT Line and Sportium

A couple of new variants are joining Peugeot’s 308 line-up.

Five Chevrolet concepts for SEMA 2014

Next month’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas will see Chevrolet exhibiting five new concepts. Based on 2015 production models, they all showcase the brand’s accessories range.

Yamaha YZF-R3 revealed

Yamaha’s new YZF-R3 small-capacity sports bike is set to be a direct competitor for the Kawasaki Ninja 300.

Infiniti is set to enter the 2015 BTCC

Next year’s British Touring Car Championship is going to include yet another manufacturer. Infiniti has announced a two-car team, which will use the rear-wheel drive Q50 saloon.

Kawasaki launches the Vulcan S cruiser

Kawasaki’s 2015 motorcycle range is set to include an all-new mid-size cruiser. Called the Vulcan S, its European debut will take place at next month’s EICMA show in Milan.

Fiat 500X Opening Edition confirmed

Car manufacturers often resort to cobbling together special editions to eke out a few more sales from models that are facing extinction. Nowadays though, the tactic is increasingly being applied to brand new products too. Mercedes-Benz’s Edition 1 variants are a very good example of the practice.

Mercedes-Benz G-Class Edition 35 unveiled

Sales of the Geländewagen began way back in 1979. So, to celebrate the model’s 35th birthday this year, Mercedes-Benz has done the obvious thing and created a special edition.

Toyota is 2014’s most valuable auto brand

Interbrand has published the Best 100 Brands list for 2014. Created using a bespoke valuation methodology, it features fourteen automotive marques.

Phantom Metropolitan Collection launched

Rolls-Royce’s Bespoke division has unveiled the Phantom Metropolitan Collection, of which only 20 examples are going to be built.

2015 Holden VF Commodore unveiled

Holden is giving its VF Commodore some minor updates for 2015.

Ferrari creates the celebratory F60America

There’s bad news for anybody who wanted to buy an F60America: only ten examples are being built, and they’ve all been sold already.

Renault Captur Signature launched

Renault’s Captur crossover is now available in range-topping Signature guise.

2015 Škoda Fabia Combi unveiled

Early next year, Škoda’s new Fabia range will be joined by a Combi version.

2015 911 Carrera GTS models revealed

Porsche is plugging the gap between the Carrera S and GT3 in its 911 range with some new Carrera GTS variants.

Nissan Pulsar Nismo Concept unveiled

It was almost inevitable that Nissan would create a high-performance Nismo version of the new Pulsar hatchback. And now that car has been revealed, at least in concept form.

2015 C 600 Sport and C 650 GT editions

New special edition versions of the C 600 Sport and C 650 GT maxi scooters have been revealed by BMW.

The Suzuki Bandit 1250S returns

Suzuki has decided to reintroduce the Bandit 1250S to its UK motorcycle range.

Kawasaki gives the Versys 1000 a makeover

It’s not just the Versys 650 that’s being updated for 2015. Kawasaki has applied a similar treatment to the larger Versys 1000, too.

Suzuki Address 110 scooter revealed

Next spring will see the 2015 Address 110 scooter arrive at Suzuki dealers.

Top 10: UK car sales Q3 2014

Figures just published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show that 1,958,196 new cars were registered in the UK to the end of September. While the figure represents a 9.1% increase on the same period last year, market growth appears to be levelling off.

Three Bonneville special editions launched

Triumph has announced three new special edition models, all of which are based on its Bonneville.

2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 unveiled

Kawasaki’s dual-purpose Versys 650 is receiving a comprehensive update.

BMW updates its S 1000 RR for 2015

A bit more power, less weight and redesigned bodywork define the improved 2015 BMW S 1000 RR.

2015 NACTOY shortlists

Following an initial voting round, the shortlists for the 2015 North American Car of the Year and Truck / Utility of the Year awards have been announced.