Every four years, Nissan hosts an event it calls Nissan 360, a month-long event in which media and special guests are treated to an automotive spectacular in which the global brand lets them get hands-on with nearly every vehicle the company builds.
Thanks to the custom muscle car gurus the Ring Brothers, there will be a 1965 Ford Mustang at the 2013 SEMA Show that packs the same monster V8 that is found under the hood of the current Ford NASCAR teams.
Torque News was given a sneak preview of National Plug In Day, which is this Saturday, September 28 around the nation, at an event in Denver, Colorado courtesy of Nissan, Ford, the American Lung Association and the Clean Cities Coalition.
The European debut of the Nissan Friend-Me concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show previews the future design language the company will take with their vehicles plus a new PureDrive hybrid drivetrain that is to become Nissan's sport hybrid option. Get in depth with the Friend-Me here.
Among the debuts at the ongoing 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show is the new Opel Insignia OPC – the European version of the car that Americans know as the Buick Regal but the Opel version includes a wagon that we don’t get while the OPC package adds an all wheel drive system and a high performance drivetrain that we also don’t get.
One of the key debuts at the ongoing Frankfurt Motor Show is the Fiat Freemont Black Code – a high end trimline of the European issue Dodge Journey and from we can in these company photos, this dressed up and rebadged Journey looks great in its new trim.
General Motors has opted to use the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show to officially introduce the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible – marking the second time that the American automaker has chosen a non-American auto show as the debut venue for one of their drop top performance cars after introducing the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible in Geneva.
Among the many debuts at the ongoing 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show is the new Ford S-Max Concept – a sporty looking family vehicle that sports the same Evos design language as the current (and very popular) Fusion, Fiesta and Focus.
This morning at the start of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, the Porsche 918 Hybrid supercar made its world production debut and with that debut came the announcement that the new Porsche had shattered the previous Nürburgring production street car record set by the Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR back in 2011 – with the new 918 hybrid turning in an incredible lap time of 6 minutes and 57 seconds.
Fiat’s high performance Abarth division is preparing to celebrate its 50th anniversary and to do so, the Italian automaker will offer up a special higher performance edition of the Abarth 595 that is improved over the standard 595 in every way – but like the Abarth 595 American buyers shouldn’t expect to be seeing these at their local Fiat dealership.
The Chrysler Group has announced the first of their Frankfurt Motor Show debuts with the new Jeep Wrangler Polar – a special edition package for the European market that is designed to commemorate the coldest place on Earth.
Ford Motor Company has announced that to offer European customers a more premium ownership experience, they are rolling out the new Vignale sub-brand – bringing a more luxurious feel to models currently offered overseas and beginning with the Ford Mondeo.
While BMW used the recent Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to show off the new M4 Concept Coupe, word on the street is that the North American International Auto Show next January will bring us the introduction of the 2014 BMW M4 in production form – and it might not have a manual transmission.
The all-new 2015 GLA-Class from Mercedes-Benz will make its global premiere in Frankfurt in September and is available online now. How will it compete with the BMW X1, Audi Q3 and the Range Rover Evoque?