We learn the dangers of replica wheels; Lexus unveils the LF-FC concept in Tokyo; Porsche announces the 2017 Macan GTS. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority.
You might be tempted to buy those OEM-style wheels for a fraction of what the dealership wants to charge, but like everything in life, you get what you pay for. A test comparing the performance of fake wheels, often labeled replicas or reproduction wheels, highlights the dangers of saving a buck when it comes to wheels.
Jay Leno slid behind the wheel of James Bond's latest ride, the Aston Martin DB10. Leno chatted with the chief designer about the design direction of Aston Martin, and was allowed to take the car for a quick spin. No surprise here, but it sounds lovely.
Lexus took the wraps off its LF-FC concept in Tokyo. The concept gives us our first preview of what the automaker's next-gen LS flagship sedan will look like. Interestingly, the car was powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, and the new LS might be the first Lexus to use such a powerplant.
The Porsche Macan is a hit, so naturally the automaker's expanding the model range. Slotting between the Macan S base model and Macan Turbo range-topper, the new Macan GTS has 360 horsepower and plenty of standard features.
Nissan this week gave us our first hint of what the next-generation Leaf electric car might look like with the IDS concept. The five-door hatch is the embodiment of Nissan's vision of the future, one with style, tech and zero emissions.