A classic case of form fighting function?
Ford has opened order books for the 2019 Mustang Bullitt and confirmed final output for the commemorative-edition GT fastback at 480 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. Deliveries are expected in late summer.
Volkswagen has opted to offer the sporty R-Line design package to its all-new 2019 Arteon. The gussied-up four-door coupe will make its public debut at the New York International Auto Show next week and will be available on every trim level when the Arteon goes on sale in the fall.
A simple, elegant palate cleanser for complicated technologies.
A more powerful 3.0-liter gas engine would take it from 276 hp to 409.
There's been a proud history of basing electric sports cars off of the Lotus Elise. Its lightweight architecture has formed the basis for the original Tesla Roadster, the PG Elektrus, the Rinspeed sQuba concept, the Zytek Elise prototype and the Dodge Circuit EV show car. But those projects have all come and gone. That run might not be over, though, as the next to raise the flag is Detroit Electric.
The only thing better than booth babes at the SEMA show in Las Vegas are the cars on which they're leaning. The OEMs along with the aftermarket crowd all populate their displays with the sickest rides imaginable, and we're just starting to get an idea what's in store for us this year. This morning, ROUSH informed us that its booth would be occupied by this car, a 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback called "Reactor".