Matt McCulloh takes delivery of the first 2015 Nissan GT-R NISMO in the U.S.Enlarge Photo
This week, Nissan’s GT-R NISMO
finally landed in the U.S., and the first one has gone to the man behind one of the biggest GT-R forums on the web. The best part is that he fully intends to hit the track with his new 600-horsepower beast.
We managed to drive the 2015 BMW M3 and M4
this week and found them to be undoubtedly better conceived and executed than the weighty, high-revving V-8 models they replace. The hard part now is deciding whether you want the sedan or the coupe.
A prototype for Audi’s second-generation Q7
was spotted this week, and it was wearing the least camouflage gear we’ve seen yet. The protective cladding seen on previous prototypes is finally gone, leaving us with the SUV’s true shape.
The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show is just around the corner and this week we have the first details on two new performance SUVs that are slated to be unveiled at the event. They are the 2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M
, which come with 567 horsepower and a 0-60 mph time of just 4.0 seconds.
Another star of the upcoming L.A. Auto Show, Cadillac’s high-performance ATS-V, was also revealed this week, though unofficially. Yes, the 2016 ATS-V Coupe model
was spotted completely undisguised. The car will make its official debut later this month in L.A. alongside the 2016 ATS-V sedan.
2015 Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive SeriesEnlarge Photo
Porsche this week also revealed a special edition Panamer
a that it plans to introduce at the L.A. Auto Show. The special edition is based on the range-topping Panamera Turbo S Executive and just 100 examples will be made.
Vin Diesel’s character Dominic Toretto in ‘Furious 7’ race wars sceneEnlarge Photo
The seventh installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise is coming next year, and this week we learned some new details about the movie. It will see the return of the Race Wars
Yet another car appearing at the L.A. Auto Show was revealed this week. It’s called the Audi R8 Competition
, and it’s the fastest and most powerful R8 ever launched.
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