According to a new report on Lexus’s future product roadmap from the usually-spot-on scribes at Automotive News, Toyota’s luxury brand will replace its trucklike 7-passenger GX luxury SUV with an all-new, smoother-riding large luxury crossover. Even as the recently improved 5-passenger RX leads its segment in sales and build quality, the mid-priced GX, which is based on the body-on-frame Toyota 4Runner SUV platform, has become somewhat irrelevant in today’s luxury car climate.
New Car Previews
The long-awaited, much-hyped Acura NSX has been appearing at auto shows and in Super Bowl TV ads for what seems like years. But now, thanks to a couple of teaser videos shared by Honda’s luxury brand with its Snapchat and Instagram users, we see for the first time the NSX tearing up the racetrack.
With the all-new 2014 BMW 4-Series Coupe set to release in just a few months, we’re naturally already looking ahead to the high-performance BMW M4 variant. BMW’s product manager for small cars Matt Collins recently sat down with Top Gear to discuss the upcoming M3 Coupe replacement.
BMW USA has released official pricing for its first production electric car, the 2014 BMW i3. After months of speculation, we now know the i3 will sell at an MSRP of $41,350, not including $925 for destination. That price, which puts the i3 squarely between mass-market electrics like the Nissan LEAF at one end and the ultra-luxurious Tesla Model S Sedan at the other, is before any applicable Federal and state electric car tax credits, which will knock off another $7,500 to $10,000 for most buyers.
When the totally redesigned new Ford Mustang hits your local Ford dealership some time in 2014, approximately 50 years will have passed since the original pony car took the American public by storm in 1964 in route to huge sales numbers and a cult following that exists to this day.