Inside Lane – Automotive News2020-10-03T11:38:48-05:00

Type S Origin Story: A Look Back at Acura’s Type S History

With Type S performance models set to return to the Acura lineup, a new video released today celebrates the history of Type S and the iconic vehicles that have worn the high-performance badge. From 2001 through 2008, Type S models played a significant role in Acura’s performance lineup. Type S variants of the CL, TL and RSX delivered a dynamic driving experience with more power, improved handling and stronger braking, all without sacrificing the creature comforts and daily drivability of the core models.

Alfa Romeo Opens New Headquarters in Italy

Alfa Romeo is opening a new headquarters, located at the historic and iconic design center, Centro Stile, in Turin, Italy. The new headquarters will welcome employees to a new open concept and shared work spaces to better facilitate teamwork, ideation and daily interaction with the Alfa Romeo design team.

Volkswagen ID.4 – 2021 World Car of the Year

The World Car Awards recognizes the widespread impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and extends our support and recognition of the industry for rising to the many challenges it has faced. For our part, we have limited the reveal of the 2021 World Car Awards winners to an announcement via digital media, on World Car TV (YouTube- YouTube.com/worldcartv).

Hispano Suiza Unique Tailormade, 1,904 ways to design the car of your dreams

Hispano Suiza presents Unique Tailormade, a customisation programme that will convert each Hispano Suiza created in a unique work of art. The brand raises the concept of luxury to its maximum exponent, thus creating the concept of "Hyperlux", which allows its discerning customers to create a totally custom-made car. In total, there are 1,904 different customization combinations, achieving unmatched differentiation.

The New 2022 BMW M3 Competition xDrive and M4 Competition xDrive

August 2021 will see the arrival of the new M xDrive-equipped M3 and M4 Competition models, for the first time ever. The additional traction will enable the full 479 lb.-ft. of torque to be used to a greater extent during both acceleration and dynamic driving.

Toyota Debuts All-Electric SUV Concept

Toyota envisions a future in which carbon neutrality is achieved through the practical marketization of a portfolio of products with advanced, alternative-fuel and zero-emission powertrain technologies. Already a leader in electrification, the company took a major step forward today with the introduction of the Toyota bZ4X Concept, a vision for the first of a global series of battery-electric vehicles to be introduced under the “Toyota bZ” brand umbrella.

2022 Lexus ES: The quintessential luxury sedan is refreshed inside and out

In 2018, the all-new seventh-generation Lexus ES redefined its status among entry-level luxury sedans with a striking exterior design and transformative performance made possible by the Global Architecture–K (GA-K) platform. For the 2022 model year, the new ES family builds upon this recipe for success with numerous multimedia, safety, style, and color updates.

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