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.
2015 BMW M4
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.
2016 Audi Q7 spy shots
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.
2015 BMW X5 M and X6 M
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.
2016 Cadillac ATS-V Coupe spy shots
Porsche this week also revealed a special edition Panamera 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.
2015 Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive Exclusive Series
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!
Vin Diesel’s character Dominic Toretto in ‘Furious 7’ race wars scene
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.
Audi R8 Competition