Refreshed 2018 Nissan X-trail Arrives In The Uk, From £23,385 Otr [36 Pics]

Refreshed 2018 Nissan X-Trail Arrives In The UK, From £23,385 OTR [36 Pics]

Sales of the new Nissan X-Trail in the UK have started, with the company releasing pricing and range details of their refreshed flagship SUV.

Among the highlights of the facelifted model is of course the addition of the ProPilot semi-autonomous technology, which allows the new Nissan X-Trail to drive itself under supervision in a single lane on highways during heavy traffic congestion and high-speed cruising.

2018 Honda Accord Goes Into Production, Launches Later This Fall

2018 Honda Accord Goes Into Production, Launches Later This Fall

The 2018 Honda Accord has gone into production at the company's plant in Marysville, Ohio.

Thanks to an investment of $267 (€223) million, the plant has been equipped with a new welding department which is now home to 342 robots. Honda also invested in new production techniques including a laser brazing process for the roof and the use of structural adhesives for improved body rigidity. Elsewhere, the plant applies an acoustic spray foam which helps to reduce road noise in the cabin.

Honda Power Manager Concept Plugs Evs Into Smart Electricity Grid

Honda Power Manager Concept plugs EVs into smart electricity grid

The Honda Power Manager Concept made its debut alongside the well received Urban EV Concept at the 2017 Frankfurt motor show.

Described by its maker as a “fully-integrated energy transfer system", the Power Manager Concept is designed to regulate the flow of electricity between a home or office, and the rest of the electricity grid.

Mitsubishi Evolution Nameplate Evolves Into An Electric Suv

Mitsubishi Evolution nameplate evolves into an electric SUV

Let's imagine a Mitsubishi enthusiast awakens after having slept a decade. At first he isn't alarmed at all, since the Lancer he last saw before taking a long nap still looks the same. The Galant is long gone, but that doesn't bother him much. The first shock he experiences is when he realizes the Eclipse name has been reserved for a 2018 crossover — so would it be best not to tell him the vaunted Evolution nameplate will be used in an electric SUV?

That's the plan according to Mitsubishi, as the carmaker announced it will show its e-Evolution Concept at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show next month. Mitsubishi speaks of a watershed moment taking place at the show, as it "will wave the flag under new circumstances to usher a new era of longterm growth and sustainable development, returning to where it belongs to better embrace the future." In short, electric SUVs.

2018 Nissan Leaf Quick Spin | Another Fork Stab Into The Light Socket

2018 Nissan Leaf Quick Spin | Another fork stab into the light socketUtility is about the least interesting reason for buying a new car. There's no exhilaration in signing up for 60 months of financing on an appliance that will never inspire passion. There's no joy in looking forward to taking something for granted. So, here's the second-generation 2018 Nissan Leaf — the all-electric future of ordinary. Don't get excited. No, really. Don't. Get. Excited.

Lexus Ls F High-performance Flagship To Debut At Tokyo Motor Show?

Lexus LS F High-Performance Flagship to Debut at Tokyo Motor Show?

There’s a bombshell scoop coming out of Japan — according to an currently unidentified magazine (likely Best Car), Lexus plans to debut an LS F performance sedan at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show.

The rumor doesn’t stop there, claiming the LS F will be powered by a brand-new 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine. Here’s a snapshot of the page, posted by JZI International on Instagram:

Video Tour Of The Updated 2018 Lexus Nx

Video Tour of the Updated 2018 Lexus NX

This new video from Lexus Europe is the most in-depth look at the freshly updated NX crossover we’ve seen so far:

(Considering the 2018 NX debuted at the Shanghai Motor Show in April, the production model has been a long time coming to dealerships. The good news — it’s now available in Japan, and should be arriving in other markets shortly.)

Toyota: Bates Debuts New Yaris Rally Car

Toyota: Bates Debuts New Yaris Rally CarAustralian Rally Championship (ARC) leader Harry Bates is staking his 2017 title aspirations on a storming new 224kW Toyota Yaris that was unveiled today ahead of Rally SA.
Bates will campaign the turbocharged Yaris in the final two rounds this year, replacing the S2000 Corolla he has driven to a narrow three-point lead in the driver's championship.

Movistar Yamaha To Attend The Aragon Gp In Full Force

Movistar Yamaha to Attend the Aragon GP in Full ForceThe Movistar Yamaha MotoGP Team arrives in Spain for a very special 14th round of the 2017 MotoGP World Championship. Not only is the Gran Premio Movistar de Aragón the last European round before the overseas races and Maverick Viñales' home Grand Prix, but it's also a home race for the team's title sponsor, Movistar, and the scene for either Valentino Rossi's return from injury, or Yamaha WorldSBK rider Michael van der Mark's MotoGP debut as a replacement rider.

Gazoo! Toyota's Launching A Whole Mess Of Gr Performance Models

Gazoo! Toyota's Launching A Whole Mess Of GR Performance Models

With the launch of the Yaris GRMN, Toyota's showing that it's getting serious – dead serious – about creating performance versions of some of its mainstream models. But that's not the end of it. In fact, as this latest announcement goes to show, it's just the beginning.

The Japanese automaker is aligning its performance offerings in a new hierarchy that's already yielding new performance models – in Japan at least, and soon for other markets as well.

American Designer Pushing Toyota Styling Towards New Horizons

American Designer Pushing Toyota Styling Towards New Horizons

If you look at a modern-day Toyota model such as the C-HR crossover or the all-new Camry, you might just notice that the Japanese automaker has stopped playing it safe with its designs.

Responsible in part for this development is 43-year old American designer Ian Cartabiano, a studio chief designer at Toyota's Calty Design Research Inc.

Toyota Prepared For Hydrogen And Electric Future

Toyota Prepared For Hydrogen And Electric Future

While many automobile manufacturers are hedging their bets on all-electric cars, Toyota remains committed to developing both hydrogen, hybrid and electric vehicles.

During discussions with Car Advice in Australia, the Japanese marque’s local product public relations manager Stephen Coughlan said Toyota is prepared for whatever direction the industry may head.