Don't feel sad about the 6 GC getting the axe as it'll be replaced by the 8 GC. After Volkswagen of America announced details regarding a less complex 2020MY lineup with fewer Golf versions, BMW USA is doing the same by cutting some models. One of the cars being terminated is the 3 Series Gran Turismo, which is hardly a surprise since we’ve known for quite some time there wouldn’t be a second generation, and with the all-new 3 Series Sedan out, it was only a matter of time. More practical than the standard car but oddly shaped, it’s safe to say the 3 GT won’t be missed. Its bigger brother, the 6 GT, is also biting the dust, less than two years after being introduced in the U.S. as a replacement for the 5 GT. This piece of news comes only a few days after our spies caught a prototype of the facelifted version undergoing testing, and now we know the revised car won’t be coming to the U.S. of A. Gallery: 2018 BMW 640i xDrive Gran Turismo … [Read more...] about BMW Axes 3 Series GT, 6 Series GT, 6 Series Gran Coupe In The U.S.
The automaker's first production EV is light on range, but it gets the RX-8's cool rear doors. Mazda’s first fully electric offering is here, in the form of the MX-30. From the outside it looks like a reasonably sporty two-door crossover, but the MX-30 boasts one of the coolest features from yesteryear’s RX-8 sports car – small suicide rear doors. That endows the small MX-30 with decent- ingress-egress capability for the second row, but we’re getting a bit distracted from the really big news here. Live From Tokyo: Mitsubishi Mi-Tech Debuts As Open-Top SUV With Gas Turbine Engine Nissan Ariya Concept Previews Future Midsize EV Crossover That news is obviously the electric motivation that underpins something with a Mazda badge for the first time. As for specifics, we aren’t given too much detail just yet, but for European markets, the compact crossover is said to utilize a single electric motor generating 143 horsepower (106 … [Read more...] about 2020 Mazda MX-30 Debuts As A Sporty EV Crossover In Tokyo