special editions

  • Toyota 86 British Green Limited Edition for Japan

    Green is largely absent from automakers' palettes, but the latest hue to show up for the Toyota 86 is downright wonderful. The Japanese brand introduced the 86 British Green Limited Edition on its Japanese consumer website, and it needs to reach our shores. Right now. The British Green color recalls the iconic shade that many British sports cars, as well as the British-inspired Mazda Miata, wore last century. Toyota decided it was time to grace its sports car with a little bit of British heritage. Aluminum wheels with a bronze hue provide a stunning contrast to the deep green color. Toyota...

  • 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition
    Gone in 14(thousand) seconds: 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary edition sells out in hours

    It took just four hours for the 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata 30th Anniversary Edition to sell out. All 500 cars are spoken for in the United States, the brand announced this past Saturday. Mazda shared the metrics it witnessed as the car's fans flooded a special website to place their orders for the...

  • 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Heritage Edition, 2019 Chicago Auto Show
    2020 Toyota Land Cruiser gets nostalgic with Heritage Edition

    The 2020 Toyota Land Cruiser remains a little slice of 20th-century motoring, but the brand has given the SUV a nostalgic twist with a new Heritage Edition model. Toyota announced the Land Cruise Heritage Edition on Wednesday ahead of its public debut at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. It's the little...

  • BMW M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition
    BMW M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition basks in exclusive luxury elements

    Better late than never. The first 8-Series cars reached dealers this past December, but on Monday BMW revealed an M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition that will grace markets around the world this spring. BMW said in its Monday announcement that the limited-edition car combines the standard coupe's...

  • 2019 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series
    Yellow fever: 2019 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series set for Chicago Auto Show debut

    Lexus will bring its 2019 LC 500 Inspiration Series to the Chicago Auto Show next week, and it marks the first time U.S. buyers will be able to buy the Flare Yellow color. It's also the third time a Lexus vehicle will wear the "Inspiration Series" badge. The first was a limited-edition LC 500...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Final Edition for Europe
    2019 Chevrolet Corvette Final Edition lands in Europe

    Chevrolet Europe has launched the 2019 Corvette Final Edition in the old world, and it could mark the beginning of the C7-generation's parade lap. The brand revealed the Final Edition car on Wednesday and said its appointments will be available for either the Corvette Grand Sport or Z06 coupes. The...

  • 2020 Jaguar F-Type Checkered Flag Edition

    Jaguar will honor the brand's racing heritage with a new special-edition F-Type for the 2020 model year, the company announced Wednesday. The F-Type Checkered Flag Limited Edition will race into dealerships equipped with numerous special touches. Based on the R Dynamic model and available in both coupe and convertible body styles, the Checkered Flag Limited Edition is available exclusively in Caldera Red, Fuji White, or Carpathian Gray. All coupes receive a black-contrast roof paired with one of the three color options, while both coupes and convertibles gain the Exterior Black Design Pack as...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Drivers Series special editions
    2019 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport Drivers Series lets buyers choose their own adventure

    This past Friday, Chevrolet ushered not one, but four special-edition Corvettes into the world. The brand unveiled the 2019 Corvette Grand Sport Drivers Series editions ahead of the Rolex 24 at Daytona, and each comes with its own Corvette Racing-inspired style. Chevrolet had four of its Corvette...

  • McLaren 720S Spa 68 special edition
    McLaren Special Operations honors 50th anniversary of first grand prix win with three 720S Spa 68 models

    McLaren Special Operations is back with a very limited-edition set of supercars based on the 720S. This time, McLaren's specialty department set out to honor the 50th anniversary of Bruce McLaren's first grand prix win with just three special 720S supercars. The three "720S Spa 68" models, which...

  • 2019 Maserati Edizione Nobile special edition
    Maserati reveals Ghibli, Quattroporte, Levante Edizione Nobile special editions

    Maserati has three new special edition cars inbound for the 2019 model year and only 150 will make their way to the United States and Canada. The Italian luxury brand announced the Ghibli, Quattroporte, and Levante Edizione Nobile special editions Wednesday. The Nobile Edition cars feature a Blu...

  • Subaru WRX STI TC 380 teaser
    Subaru could be cooking up a 380-horsepower WRX STI—for Japan

    Subaru has a more powerful WRX STI in the works for its home market and it's called TC 380. The brand officially teased a sole image of a "TC 380" badge on Monday. While it's not confirmed, the 380 figure could point to a 380-horsepower WRX STI. It wouldn't be the first time Subaru gave the...

  • 2019 Mini Oxford Edition
    2019 Mini Cooper Oxford Edition offers value for college students, grads

    Sick of toting the kids to their dorms a state or two away? Would it help for your college student to have a car to get from campus to that internship? Is your new graduate looking for affordable transportation? Mini may have the answer. On Wednesday Mini announced it is currently offering the...

  • 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI

    Volkswagen is digging back into its archives for a special-edition Golf GTI. The Rabbit Edition will join the GTI lineup for 2019. The brand hasn't released pricing or fuel economy estimates for the Golf GTI Rabbit Edition and note the vehicle pictured above is the 2018 Golf GTI. However, we do have some basic information on what to expect. Outside, VW will mark the Rabbit Edition with 18-inch gloss-black aluminum-alloy wheels, a black spoiler, and black mirror caps. Buyers will have the choice of four exterior colors, too: Cornflower Blue, Urano Grey, Pure White, or Deep Black. For a few...

  • 2018 Toyota 86
    2019 Toyota 86 to introduce TRD Special Edition model

    For 2019, the Toyota 86 will get a new variant aimed squarely at the hardcore enthusiast crowd. The sports car's order guide shows an 86 TRD Special Edition will arrive for the new model year, CarsDirect reported last Friday. The TRD treatment will include a handful of upgrades and racier looks...

  • McLaren 570GT MSO Black Collection
    McLaren 570GT MSO Black Collection is the darker side of the supercar

    McLaren Special Operations is the extension of the automaker tasked with bringing extra special versions of its super machines to life. This is often done through bespoke requests made by customers, but sometimes MSO produces a limited run of vehicles designed in a spec of its choosing. We think...

  • Lexus RC F Sport Black Line special edition
    Lexus RC F Sport Black Line Special Edition goes dark for New York Auto Show

    Factory black-out packages are all the rage right now, and Lexus is jumping on the bandwagon with the RC F Sport Black Line Special Edition. The Japanese luxury brand revealed the blacked-out RC F Sport model on Tuesday ahead of its debut at the 2018 New York auto show. The the Lexus RC F Sport...

  • 2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica
    2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica is all dressed up and blue

    The 2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica pushes the luxury sport hatchback a bit further upscale. Ahead the Stinger's sophomore year, Kia unveiled Tuesday in Colorado a limited edition package that dons the five-door hatchback with a special blue exterior paint shade and a coffee-colored interior. Just...

  • Smart ForTwo 10th Anniversary special edition
    Smart celebrates a decade in US with 10th Anniversary Edition ForTwo Electric Drive

    Smart has been making news in the United States for more than a decade, but that's only because the quirky city car brand flirted with coming to the U.S. for years before it actually got here. Now, however, it's been a decade. To mark the occasion, Smart revealed the 10th Anniversary Edition ForTwo...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS Grand Edition

    When you make one of the most luxurious SUVs on the market, why not turn it up a notch? Mercedes-Benz will show a special GLS-Class at the 2018 Detroit auto show next week. The brand revealed the 2019 GLS Grand Edition on Tuesday, and it includes a number of new exterior and interior elements to amplify the SUV's luxurious aura. The Grand Edition trimmings may be applied to GLS450 4Matic and GLS550 4Matic models. Those features include a Porcelain and Espresso Brown interior theme with designo nappa leather seating complete with diamond quilting and Budapest-design piping. Nappa leather also...

  • 2018 Ram 1500 Sport Hydro Blue Edition
    2018 Ram 1500 Sport Hydro Blue edition is one bright pickup truck

    We know the new 2019 Ram 1500 will make its debut at the 2018 Detroit auto show, but Ram isn't finished with the current truck just yet. On Thursday, the brand revealed the 2018 Ram 1500 Sport Hydro Blue edition. What's so special about it? It's in the name: it sports a unique blue color. The Hydro...

  • Rolls-Royce Sweptail
    Rolls-Royce wants even more bespoke cars, options

    For many, a Rolls-Royce simply isn't attainable. However, for the wealthy who make up the über-luxury brand's target market, it appears the current stable of opulent options and dashing cars won't do. No, in the future, Rolls-Royce wants to move to even more bespoke cars and options. That's...

  • Toyota FJ Cruiser Final Edition
    Toyota says goodbye to the FJ Cruiser with this Final Edition

    Yes, Toyota is still making the FJ Cruiser. You haven't seen them on dealer lots here in North America for some years now, but a handful of other markets continued to get the retro-styled off roader. That's all coming to an end soon, though, and Toyota is saying goodbye to its FJ with an...

  • Mercedes-AMG G 65 Exclusive Edition
    Mercedes offering special editions, AMG Performance Studio package to make G63 more exclusive

    Development on the Mercedes-Benz G-Class started way back in the early 1970s. This boxy brute is old. What started as a military machine has transformed into a status symbol of the wealthy. It's still capable, assuming you swap out the low-profile tires and aluminum wheels, but it mostly sees duty...

  • 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition
    Cadillac celebrates 115th birthday with 2018 CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition

    Cadillac is throwing itself a bit of a birthday party, except the presents are for anyone but the brand. Instead, to celebrate Cadillac's 115th birthday, General Motors' luxury marque has revealed the 2018 Cadillac CTS-V Glacier Metallic Edition. While the name lends itself to just a one-off...

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