A 2013 @Chevrolet Sonic RS rally car is the latest addition to the Transformers 4 fleet, according to the Web site of Michael Bay, the film’s director. “The ultimate Sonic RS, just pure fun,” Bay said. Bay has been rolling out the Transformers 4 lineup on a regular basis. Excited for the movie?
The 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan moves upmarket in size and price, with General Motors on Thursday saying the luxury car will start at $46,025, including a $925 destination charge. Pricing for the 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan reflects a $6,035 increase over the smaller, previous-generation CTS. The 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan does, however, undercut two of its key German competitors, the 2013 BMW 528i and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz E350. Will you be checking one out when they hit dealerships? (at Edmunds.com)
Porsche revealed its 2014 Le Mans Prototype 1 car on Wednesday, but did not detail any specifications. Factory driver Timo Bernhard shook down the new car at the Porsche test track. The car will compete in next year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race. (at Edmunds.com)
With Father’s Day around the corner, many of us can remember some pretty cool cars our Dads drove back in the day. Did your father ever teach you about cars? (at Edmunds.com)
Williams Advanced Engineering will develop the battery system for the Formula E electric-car racing series. Formula E is scheduled to launch next season. Williams joins Renault and Spark Racing Technologies in development of the new cars and their power systems. Will you watch?
TVR is back. One of the United Kingdom’s storied sports car brands, set to make a sensational comeback. Famed for its bold convertibles and coupes like the Griffith and Chimaera, TVR will relaunch under the stewardship of a U.K. company, TVR Automotive Ltd, fronted by entrepreneur Les Edgar. TVR’s new owners have not announced plans for new models. Excited yet? (at Edmunds.com)
Toyota steps out of its conservative comfort zone with the redesign of the 2014 @Toyota Corolla. The Corolla, one of the most popular products in its segment for more than four decades, gets a new chiseled look and standard LED headlights. Have you ever owned a Corolla? Do you like this one? (at Edmunds.com)
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive set a new speed record for a production electric car at the Nurburgring, coming in just under 8 minutes. Daimler announced that the electric AMG super sports car mastered the legendary track in under eight minutes. The overall electric car record was set last year by Toyota’s TMG EV P002 race car. (at Edmunds.com)
A custom 2013 Ram 2500 Man of Steel Power Wagon is one of the highlights of a new partnership between Ram Trucks and Warner Brothers. The one-of-a-kind superhero truck will debut on June 10 in New York City at the world premiere of Man of Steel, the latest Superman movie. The truck will be auctioned off for charity at an undisclosed date. (at Edmunds.com)
“It’s not something we officially recommend doing, but you should do it anyway,” says Maserati’s boss of vehicle integration Benedetto Orvietani.
“When you’re between villages, drop all four windows, press the Sport button and give it full throttle. The sound is fantastic.”
Check out our first drive of the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte now at edmunds.com/whats-hot and see what we think of the V6 sedan. (at Edmunds.com)