Surprise, surprise. In advance of the Frankfurt Motor Show where Mini will show off its Coupe Concept (above), which we brought you last week, the company says it will in fact build two new models....
Competes with: 2500sf 4BR/2.5BA … OK, a Maybach 57
Looks like: A smaller Phantom sedan, which isn’t a bad thing
Drivetrain: 563-hp, 6.6-liter twin-turbo V-12 with eight-speed automatic transmiss...
Looks like: A Mini Cooper trying to be a coupe
Defining characteristics: Roof-hinged liftgate, two seats, turbo four-cylinder engine, blue-and-silver paint scheme
Ridiculous features: Roof-mount...
Competes with: Acura TL, Cadillac CTS, Volvo S80
Looks like: The 9-3’s wealthier – and more rotund – uncle
Drivetrain: 300-hp, turbocharged 2.8-liter V-6 and likely a less powerful turbocharged b...
Looks like: A killer whale mated with a Lamborghini
Defining characteristics: 62 mpg and 0-60 mph less than 5 seconds
Ridiculous features: BMW bothers to fit two golf bags in this
Competes with: Lexus IS, Infiniti G37
Looks like: Volvo will be putting its new SUV design on its cars
Drivetrain: Turbocharged five-cylinder with 227 hp, 20/29 mpg city/highway
The new Ford C-Max — think a tiny minivan like the Mazda5 — will be redesigned for global markets and debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in two weeks. Ford has released a few images (above and below...
Competes with: Mini Cooper S, Volkswagen Golf/GTI
Looks like: The C30 got a more interesting nose to go with its distinctive tail
Drivetrain: Turbocharged five-cylinder with 227 hp; 21/30 mpg ci...
Competes with: BMW 5 GT, Acura ZDX
Looks like: Audi has the best-looking sport hatchback on the market
Drivetrain: 333-hp, supercharged V-6, seven-speed dual-clutch transmission