April 2024

Subaru introduces SiriusXM with 360L to vehicle lineup

Existing owners of 2023-24 vehicles
can get an over-the-air update

(April 10, 2024) Subaru of America and SiriusXM today announced that SiriusXM with 360L is now available on 2023 model year and newer Ascent, Legacy, and Outback, as well as 2024 Crosstrek, Impreza and WRX, giving drivers better access to even more of the content from SiriusXM. SiriusXM with 360L combines satellite and streaming content delivery into a single, cohesive in-vehicle entertainment experience, which provides drivers and their passengers with more content, better discovery, and a more personalized listening experience.

Black Bentley wings identify S Black Edition the darker side of Bentayga

(April 10, 2024) CREWE, England — Bentley Motors has announced the company’s most visually striking SUV to date, the Bentayga S Black Edition. Identified by the first application of black-tinted wings to a Bentley in 105 years, the S Black Edition combines vivid accent colours, rich black detailing and confidence-inspiring chassis technology, revealing the darker side of the Bentayga.

Next-Generation Buick Enclave launches with new design ethos

(April 10, 2024) DETROIT — Buick debuted the next-generation 2025 Enclave Tuesday, the flagship SUV that delivers exceptional design, luxury finishes and thoughtful technologies, including available Super Cruise hands-free advanced driver assistance system, for a refined driving experience. The Enclave is the latest vehicle to launch with Buick’s new design ethos that started with the Wildcat EV concept, and provides even more premium finishes and amenities, including an ultra-wide 30-inch-diagonal screen — the largest in its class.

Lamborghini Arena — Featuring an exclusive customized Revuelto

(April 9, 2024) Automobili Lamborghini celebrated the first edition of its Lamborghini Arena event with an exclusive Revuelto created by the company’s Ad Personam customization program, which recently inaugurated its new studio at the Lamborghini headquarters. The special version of the V12 hybrid plug-in super sports car was unveiled during the weekend of Lamborghini Arena, the biggest event in the history of the Sant’Agata Bolognese brand, held at Imola Circuit April 6 and 7.

A Florida Wayfarer

The Dodge Wayfarer two-door sedan was built from 1949 through 1952. In 1950, it received a facelift as did the entire Dodge lineup. And for the 1951-52 model years the Wayfarer got another upgrade with a new hood and new front fenders. The 195-inch long Wayfarer was outfitted with a 230 cubic-inch Dodge straight six. Published 0-60 time was 17.4 seconds. This circa 1951 model was discovered in northern Florida.
(Photo by Jim Meachen)

Bronco Raptor Black Appearance Package debuts under total solar eclipse

(April 9, 2024) AUSTIN, Texas — Under dramatically darkened skies, and in front of owners at the Bronco Off-Roadeo Texas, Ford introduced the 2024 Bronco Raptor Black Appearance Package. A mix of Shadow and Matte black exterior features, the new option package gives the Bronco Raptor’s go-over-any-terrain capability a sinister new look.

Total Eclipse: 2024 Jeep Gladiator adds new, black NightHawk package

(April 9, 2024) AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — In the shadow the solar eclipse, the Jeep brand too, is going black, introducing the new NightHawk package for the new 2024 Jeep Gladiator, the world’s most off-road capable midsize truck and the only pickup to offer true open-air freedom.

MINI USA officially opens registration for MINI Takes The States 2024

(April 9, 2024) MINI USA has officially opened the registration site for MINI TAKES THE STATES (MTTS) 2024. MINI owners looking to register can visit www.minitakesthestates.com to secure their spot on the ninth running of the legendary MINI owners rally held every other summer since 2006. MINI USA has also declared the theme for this summer’s event as “Camp MINI”, which promises to bring Mini owners together in a big way to deliver stunning natural sights and foster new friendships along the western route.

Ford expanding hybrid options as it delays EV plans

(April 8, 2024) Ford said last week it is delaying plans for a new electric pickup and three-row electric utilities amid slowing demand for EVs. Meanwhile, it aims to offer hybrid variants on each gasoline-powered vehicle in its lineup by the end of the decade.

The BMW M5 Touring comes to America for the first time

7th generation BMW M5 sedan
will be joined by Touring variant

(April 8, 2024) WOODCLIFF LAKE , N.J.  — The prototypes are carefully disguised, but the camouflage cannot completely conceal their character as elite high-performance vehicles. The seventh generation of the BMW M5 has entered the practical phase of its development process. The new high-performance sedan from BMW M is completing its testing on public roads, BMW proving grounds, and racetracks around the world.