Car News - : 2007

  • Dodge Viper gets more power

    23 January 2007 by Tim Pollard

    An even more powerful Viper SRT-10? What's new? The revised V10 super-coupe was shown at this month's Detroit Motor Show in new 2008-model year spec; a trip to the muscle clinic has liberated an...

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  • EDITOR'S BLOG: Detroit Motor Show 2007

    09 January 2007 by Tim Pollard

    The covers are off all the new cars at the Detroit Motor Show. CAR associate editor Tim Pollard makes sense of it all. It's been quite a motor show. We've posted details of 26 new cars on CAR Online...

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  • BMW 3-series Convertible

    09 January 2007 by Ben Oliver

    A folding hard-top? On a BMW? Yep - BMW has followed arch-rival Mercedes' lead and developed its first folding tin-top for the new 3-series Convertible. It goes on sale in the UK in March priced from...

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  • Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe

    09 January 2007 by Ben Oliver

    Drophead Coupe makes waves in Detroit CAR Online brought you the first pictures of the new open-top Phantom and exclusive video footage last month, but this £260,000 monster still stole the Detroit...

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  • Dodge Avenger

    09 January 2007 by Tim Pollard

    It's the new Dodge Avenger. A Mondeo rival, you say? That's right. Dodge showed the Avenger for the first time today (previously we'd only seen the concept at Paris in '06) and it'll go on sale in...

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  • Kia Kue concept

    09 January 2007 by Ben Oliver

    Kia Kue front three-quarter

    A Kia concept car. How exciting! More exciting than you might suppose. Kia has been riotously successful but freely admits that people only buy its cars because they are cheap and fairly reliable. It...

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  • Cadillac CTS

    09 January 2007 by Ben Oliver

    Cadillac CTS Detroit debut

    New CTS: no mistaking this for anything other than a Cadillac The all-new CTS compact exec saloon is Caddy's big news from the Detroit show, and they were never going to muck about with a distinctive...

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  • Mazda Ryuga concept

    09 January 2007 by Gavin Green

    Mazda Ryuga: is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, but it’s inspired by nature – including birds – and it’s as smoothly surfaced as any jet fighter. Rather, the Mazda Ryuga is a honey-sweet concept car...

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  • Nissan Bevel concept

    08 January 2007 by Phil McNamara

    Nissan Bevel: the lowdown This is the Bevel, a concept car that makes a Swiss Army knife look one-dimensional. This versatile vehicle is more suitable for tradesmen than a van, has the interior...

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  • Chrysler Nassau concept

    08 January 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Chrysler Nassau Concept: the lowdown You're looking at Chrysler's new sampler for a shooting brake: the Nassau concept newly unveiled in Detroit. Design boss Trevor Creed heralded it as 'a new, more...

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  • Audi Q7 V12 TDi concept

    08 January 2007 by Ben Oliver

    A V12 diesel? You read that right; Audi has unveiled the first road car to be fitted with its Le Mans-winning V12 diesel engine. The Q7 V12 TDI is still officially a concept; Audi revealed the...

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  • Toyota Tundra

    07 January 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Toyota Tundra: the lowdown Big, isn't it? The press conference at Detroit to unveil the new Tundra pick-up was littered with phrases beginning with 'biggest', 'most' and 'heaviest'. Welcome to the US...

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  • Ford Airstream concept

    07 January 2007 by Phil McNamara

    Ford Airstream: the lowdown Ford today unveiled the Airstream, a thoroughly American alternative to the S-Max crossover MPV sold in Europe. A collaboration with iconic trailer maker Airstream, the...

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  • Chrysler Grand Voyager

    07 January 2007 by Tim Pollard

    What's this, the Chrysler Town & Country? I thought you said it was the new Voyager? It is. Europe's Voyager is called the Chrysler Town & Country in the US, as well as its sister car, the...

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  • Chevrolet Volt concept

    07 January 2007 by Ben Oliver

    Don't tell me – it's another me-too green car concept that's too expensive and complex to ever be made… Not quite. For a start it's an entirely new concept, and important enough to be General Motor's...

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  • Lincoln MKR concept

    02 January 2007 by Tim Pollard

    Lincoln MKR Concept: the lowdown Lincoln will slide the wraps off its answer to the Mercedes CLS at the Detroit Motor Show next week: this luxurious and wedgy MKR concept. It’s the work of ex-Volvo...

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