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Alcantara's one-off BMW i8 Roadster LimeLight is aptly named

Sure to make your day brighter, whether you want it to or not

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Model 3 owners accuse Tesla of bait-and-switch on premium interior materials

Owners report getting cloth interiors instead of Alcantara, with no explanation offered.

Owners report getting cloth interiors instead of Alcantara, with no explanation offered.

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How to clean suede and Alcantara | Autoblog Details

Suede, and its more durable synthetic cousin Alcantara, are two smooth, sporty types of interior fabric, but they get dirty much easier than traditional leather. Here's how to safely clean your car's suede or Alcantara.

The Lancia Delta reappears

Lancia once seemed like a brand on the edge of extinction. With a tradition that in the '80s gave us names like the Delta Integrale that won many rallies, the Lancia was just kept alive by the Ypsilon, and a couple of very unsuccessful models. Now Fiat is insisting on revamping it, and has not only introduced a compact minivan with all the luxury features, the Musa, it has also resu

Alcantara covering more domestics next year

Apparently swathing the dash of a Ferrari or the headliner of a Noble wasn't enough for the sellers of Alcantara leather around the world. The suede-like leather product that has until now been reserved for exotics and upper end cars is going to be find its way into Chryslers, Cadillacs and even Mercury Mariners. As Dave from Kicking Tires notes, the grippy material probably won't seem out of place in the Chrysler SRT models or Cadillac's V series, but the Mariner seems a stretch.