The Cadillac CT6 V-Sport, a new variant, gets a 550-hp twin-turbo V-8 and design language inspired by the Escala Concept.
General Motors' new Chevrolet Silverado medium-duty trucks are not variants of existing models, the automaker says. The trucks were built from the ground up to cater to the needs of fleet and commercial buyers. They can be fitted with work-specific beds and boxes for work such as landscaping, emergency services, refrigeration and towing. The new Silverado has a maximum weight of 10,205 kilograms (22,500 pounds).
The three-door, limited-run Coupe SV is being pegged as Range Rover's new flagship model. It will be hand built at JLR's SVO Technical Centre in Warwickshire. Only 999 units set to be made for the world. When it goes on sale late this year, pricing will start at $335,000 in Canada, making it the most expensive Range Rover. It’s not yet known how many will be destined for Canada.
The Hyundai Nexo bests its predecessor, the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell EV crossover, in every category, the automaker says. The Nexo’s electric motor output climbs to 120 kilowatts, from 100. Its driving range is extended 30 per cent, and its three hydrogen tanks can hold more fuel while weighing less. Hyundai says the Nexo delivers a full-tank driving distance 149 kilometres per 100 litres. The Nexo goes on sale in Canada in late 2018. “We have many options to be creative with the distribution, sales, and marketing channel,” Hyundai Canada said.
The second-generation BMW X4 moves to a new architecture -- the automaker's CLAR platform -- and becomes lighter, more efficient and roomier. BMW Canada sold 1,195 of them last year, down from the 1,236 it sold in 2016.
Numerous vehicles making their Canadian debuts at the Canadian International AutoShow, giving dealers, executives and enthusiasts a chance to get a feel for the vehicles they'll soon see on the road.
Building off the redesigned 2019 Mercedes-Benz G class that was unveiled last month in Detroit, the German automaker will be bringing the AMG variant to the Geneva show in March. The Mercedes-AMG G63 is powered by a 4.0-litre biturbo V-8 engine, good for 577 hp and a nine-speed automatic transmission. AMG-exclusive details include an AMG-specific radiator grille and AMG bumper with large side air inlets, Mercedes says. There's also a flared front and rear wheel arches and standard metallic paint. Details on its Canadian arrival will come later.
Most changes to Toyota's 2019 TRD Pro series, trail-ready trucks are cosmetic, including a new roof rack on the 4Runner and rigid fog lights and special wheels on the Tundra. There are some functional changes to the lineup. They will be available in fall 2018.
Built by Magna, Jaguar’s I-Pace, the brand’s first all-electric vehicle, has been undergoing cold weather testing in Sweden. The vehicle will make its first appearance at the Geneva auto show next month.
BMW tested a near-production camouflaged 8-series coupe on a high-speed proving ground in Aprilia, Italy, to optimize its driving dynamics. BMW Canada confirms the 8 Series will be sold in Canada. The exact timing has yet to be confirmed. It will rival the Mercedes S-class coupe.
Automotive News Canada features four vehicles in this month's Cars & Concepts photo gallery. Take a look at the McLaren Senna, Lexus UX Concept, Nissan Kicks and Jeep JL Wrangler.