2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M first view

BMW’s latest X5 M and X6 M promise better performance and greater efficiency than their predecessors.

Scion FR-S targa created for SEMA 2014

Cartel Customs has collaborated with Scion to build a unique FR-S for this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association show. Called the T1, it features a removable targa top and a rather retro louvre panel over the rear window.

US-only Audi R8 Competition limited edition

In many ways the new R8 Competition limited edition, which will be available only in the United States, is very similar to the R8 LMX that was launched in Europe earlier this year.

Jeep Renegade to appear at SEMA 2014

Jeep’s latest model, the Renegade subcompact crossover, is set to make its Specialty Equipment Market Association show debut this month.

Renault Duster Oroch concept revealed

Apparently pick-ups account for 75% of the South American light commercial vehicle market. So Renault’s decision to convert the Duster SUV into a truck makes a lot of sense (even if it’s just a concept for now).

Two Toyota DUB Editions for SEMA 2014

On Toyota’s stand at this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association show in Las Vegas will be a couple of cars modified in collaboration with DUB Magazine.

Ram 2500 Outdoorsman concept unveiled

Appearing at next month’s SEMA show in Las Vegas will be Ram’s Outdoorsman concept.

Detroit Electric SP:01 design finalised

Detroit Electric has finalised the exterior styling of its SP:01 electric-powered sports car, which is set to enter production later this year.

Chrysler 200S Mopar to debut at SEMA 2014

Chrysler is hoping that its new 200S-based concept will serve as an inspiration for any prospective owner who wants to personalise their car using Mopar components.

2015 MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR unveiled

MV Agusta’s 2015 range is going to include an enhanced RR version of its Brutale 800.

2015 MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster RR

A pair of wire-spoke wheels with forged hubs and a red anodised finish for the Marzocchi upside-down front fork offer visual hints that the new RR is more special than a regular Brutale 800 Dragster.

Fiat’s two SEMA 2014 concepts revealed

Fiat has produced a pair of concepts for November’s SEMA show, which will take place in Las Vegas.

Sonata JP Edition heading to SEMA 2014

Among the five specially commissioned Hyundai models at this year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas will be a 2015 Sonata customised by John Pangilinan.

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.