Ford claims the crossover will reach a top speed of 143 miles per hour. Update: Live photos from the 2019 Detroit Auto Show added to the gallery below. The Ford Explorer Sport is dead. In its stead is the 2020 Ford Explorer ST, a high-horsepower variant of the Blue Oval’s redesigned three-row crossover. Explorer PHEV Unveiled: 2020 Ford Explorer PHEV Revealed In Europe With 450 HP Equipped with a 400-hp twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 engine, the Explorer ST is able to scoot itself to a top speed of 143 miles per hour, per Ford. As in the run-of-the-mill 2020 Explorer, the ST comes standard with a 10-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel-drive is also standard. Hopefully, Ford will offer a rear-wheel-drive Explorer ST in the future so we can live our dream of drifting this three-row crossover with our family in tow.While the extra grunt of the six-cylinder engine is enticing, consumers looking for greater lateral performance can check the option … [Read more...] about 2020 Ford Explorer ST Is A 400-Horsepower Crossover [UPDATE]
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It will live on in Asian markets as the Grandeur. Say goodbye to the Hyundai Azera, at least in the United States. The Korean automaker’s official word on changes for the 2018 model year include a revamped Accent and Elantra GT, not to mention the all-new Kona compact crossover. Other familiar models either carry over or receive modest facelifts, except for the full-size Azera sedan which officially exits the U.S. market. The car isn’t dead, however – it will continue on in its home market where it’s called Grandeur. Read also: Hyundai sketches out sharper 2017 Azera with premium vibe 2018 Genesis G80 Sport: A Great First Step Toward Sportiness 2018 Hyundai Sonata Refresh Goes Above And Beyond The move isn’t exactly surprising, as Azera sales in the U.S. have declined steadily in recent years. The current generation debuted in 2011, but after peaking in 2013 with just over 11,000 sold units the Azera entered a freefall. Even a … [Read more...] about Hyundai Officially Kills Azera Sedan In The U.S.
U.K. customer takes delivery of the first model in a limited series at the Audi Forum in Neckarsulm. Audi has delivered the first of the limited edition series R8 GT to a U.K. customer who took delivery of the vehicle at the Audi Forum in Neckarsulm. The R8 GT in Phantom Black that was delivered is the first in a limited series of just 333 units that will be made. The limited edition R8 GT sold out within weeks of its announcement. The R8 GT features a weight-reduction of 100 kg over the standard R8 - now down to a curb weight of 1,525 kilograms (3,362 lb). The supercar also features more power from the 5.2 liter V10 engine, which now has an output of 560 PS (412 kW / 552 bhp) delivered to all four wheels via the R tronic gearbox. 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) takes 3.6 seconds and the R8 GT needs only 10.8 seconds to reach 200 km/h (124 mph). Top speed is 320 km/h (199 mph). Prices in Germany for the R8 GT begin at €193,000. Gallery: First Audi R8 GT delivered … [Read more...] about First Audi R8 GT delivered
The Chicago Assembly is the brand's longest continually operating assembly plant. Ford is in Chicago to introduce the 2019 Ford F-150 Harley Davidson together with the Tuscany Motor Company - while not an official product of the Blue Oval, the special edition truck is really a sight to behold. That’s about all the company has to show its fans in the Windy City but there’s also one major announcement that was made during the show – Ford is investing one billion dollars in its Chicago Assembly and Stamping Plants to expand production capacity for several new SUVs. The automaker says it will hire 500 new employees bringing the total workforce at the two plants to approximately 5,800. In Chicago, Ford will build the new Explorer, including the Explorer ST and Explorer Hybrid, and the all-new Police Interceptor Utility, as well as the new generation Lincoln Aviator. Gallery: Ford's Chicago Assembly and Stamping plant 14 Photos “We are proud … [Read more...] about Ford Invests $1B In Chicago Plants, Adds 500 Jobs To Build SUVs
Lots of orange accents and Harley emblems adorn the lifted truck's exterior. [UPDATE, February 7] Live images from the 2019 Chicago Auto Show have been added at the beginning of the gallery, below. The 2019 Ford F-150 Harley Davidson edition returns for a debut at the Chicago Auto Show. This new model isn't an official product of the Blue Oval, though, because the Tuscany Motor Company is handling the special edition's production. Prices for the customized trucks are $97,415 for one with an Agate Black exterior, $97,710 for White Platinum, and Leadfoot gray for $98,433. Gallery: 2019 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition 29 Photos The Harley Davidson edition is largely an appearance package, but the trucks ride on a revised suspension from BDS with Fox shocks. The pickup also rides on a set of 22-inch wheels that take inspiration from the Harley Fat Boy motorcycle, and 35-inch all-terrain tires wrap around them. A Flowmaster exhaust routes … [Read more...] about Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson Edition Arrives In Chicago [UPDATE]