Just a week after the Carbon Edition was announced, GMC has confirmed that another special version of its Sierra 1500 pick-up is due to arrive at dealers soon. This new one is called the Elevation Edition and it features various cosmetic tweaks as well as some extra equipment.
Next month’s Paris Motor Show will see the ultra efficient Citroën C4 Cactus Airflow 2L make its public debut. As the ‘2L’ part of that name suggests, the target was to achieve an average fuel consumption figure of 2.0 l/100km, which equates to 141 mpg.
Guests of the Louis XIII hotel in Macau, which is due to open in 2016, will get to ride in a chauffeur-driven Rolls-Royce Phantom. In fact thirty of the cars – all Extended Wheelbase models – have just been ordered by the new Cotai Strip venue.
Volkswagen is certainly making a concerted effort to celebrate 60 years of Transporter sales in the UK. Following the Sportline 60 special edition, which was unveiled in July, a Transporter 60 Anniversary Pack is now being offered too.
Without a doubt the all-new XE is an immensely important model for Jaguar. It has the potential to be the brand’s biggest seller and revenue-earner, but the compact executive segment is a tough market. Indeed, established rivals such as the Audi A4, BMW 3 Series, Cadillac ATS and Mercedes-Benz C-Class mean the British contender has to be much better than the defunct X-Type which it effectively replaces.
At first glance, the styling of the just-revealed fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 jars. The headlights seem too small, the bonnet profile has a weirdly pronounced kink and bulbous flanks appear to overwhelm the rear wheels.
2015 marks a special birthday for the Gold Wing tourer, which first appeared during 1975 in GL1000 guise. So, to celebrate, Honda has created a 40th Anniversary edition based on the latest GL1800 model.
It appears that the irresistible urge among car manufacturers to create special editions with ‘black’ in their names has spread to the commercial vehicle market: Volkswagen’s latest offering is the Caddy Black Edition, which will come in short-wheelbase panel van guise only.
For the time being Buick is intending to offer its new Envision only in China. Measuring 4,667 mm (15’ 4”) long and 1,839 mm (6’ 0”) wide, it’ll fill a gap in the brand’s SUV range that currently exists between the subcompact Encore and full-size Enclave.
Twelve years after it first went on sale, the original Volvo XC90 is finally being replaced. The new model – which arrives in May 2015 – offers seven seats, some innovative powertrains and numerous safety features.