Latin America and Europe love the micro pickup and Hyundai has finally found one that the American marketplace can embrace. They call this crossover the Santa Cruz and it oozes style. They have built this concept for American ‘Urban Adventures’ who need a vehicle that is versitle like their lifestyle. Awesome utility, without the compromise! A 2.0-liter turbo diesel powertrain with 190hp and 300lb-ft of torque, and 30 mph to boot. We can’t wait till they build it!
Ford’s popular F-series performance version truck the Raptor debuts for 2015 500 lbs. lighter with a military-strength alloy aluminum body, 3.5L EcoBoost V8 engine putting out 411hp and 436 ft. lb. torque and is matched up with a new 10 speed transmission. This vehicle screams Jurassic Park Adventure!
After showing off one of the sexiest concept cars in years at last year’s North American International Auto Show, for 2015 Acura has announced that the NSX sports car will be going into production. Want more responsive acceleration, steering and braking, three onboard electric motors help with these facets of driving! 0 to 60 in 3 seconds. Godzilla strikes again!
Put down that extra-large slice of pizza and pay attention, Alfa Romeo has revealed a new Spider at the North American International Auto Show. The 4C does 0 to 60 in 4.1 seconds from a 1.75L turbo. Mama Mia! Got to love the Italians!
The Ford GT is BACK!
For us old school journalists, we recall the glory days of the Ford GT dominating at LeMans races in the sixties, the forward thinking GT90 concept in the nineties and the Camilo Pardo designed GT40 in 2002. Well, the motorheads at Ford have done it once again! 600HP, seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox nestled inside a carbon fiber tub! Nuff said!
When you’re rich, if you want something you can just go get it. When you have Chris Brown money, however, there’s NOOOOOO limits what-so-ever. C. Brown recently took his Lamborghini Gallardo to get pimped out by an artist named Huero who “tattooed” Tupac lyrics all over the car. Leave it to Breezy to do something dope and outlandish like that! Take a look at his dope customized ride in the gallery. Are we feelin’ the new vehicle ink?
Last night, Blue Collar Gang/MMG artist Stalley held a private listening session in NYC for his highly anticipated debut album, OHIO. Held at Cooper’s Classic Collections downtown, Stalley brought a taste of Ohio to the Big Apple, and brought out the mean old schools as well. OHIO hits stores on October 27th, but you can pre-order here.
Due to airbag concerns, BMW has decided to recall up to 1.6 million cars. Despite such a large number, in the U.S. about 574,000 are being recalled. According to CNN, the recall affects BMW cars manufactured between mid-1999 and mid-2006. Hit the jump for more info.