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Carscoops' A to Z Guide to the Debuts of the 2014 New York Auto Show [Day 2]

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On April 16 and 17, the world's auto industry and press convene on the Big Apple's west side for the 2014 New York International Auto Show, which will then welcome the public from April 18 to 27. In this section, we'll be covering and keeping you informed on all the world and North American production and concept car premieres with constant updates.

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BMW M235i Takes on Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG [w/Poll]


BMW and Mercedes-Benz have been rattling their swords at each other for decades in every single section of the market, and while the Bavarians initially had the upper hand when it came to performance cars, the rise of Stuttgart's AMG division is challenging the status quo.

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Congratulations Dodge; Your Charger's Arse Now Looks Like a Dart!

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I, for one, am not a great fan of the "one design fits all sizes" mantra that seems to be the norm in the auto industry these days – especially when you have to take out the measuring tape to tell which model you're looking at… Fortunately, the only time you may have to do that with the 2015 Charger and the Dart is when you have a discreet look at their behinds.

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VTOL Truck-Helicopter Hybrid Lifts off for the First Time [w/Video]

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In its quest for ever more advanced means to wage war, the Pentagon commissioned a truck with vertical takeoff and landing (or VTOL) capabilities to be built. The task was taken up by an aerospace company based in El Segundo, CA, “specializing in research and development of next-generation military and civil vehicle technologies.”

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Gee, I Didn’t See that Coming: Car Mustaches Reportedly Overheat Engines [w/Video]

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If you heard about Lyft, the San Francisco-based carpool app, you probably know that all drivers enlisted in the program are recommended to put a pink carstache (a car mustache, that is) on the grille of their cars before picking up customers. Don’t ask why, it is a marketing idea that apparently works for Lyft as it gives cars “more personality and demonstrate their participation in the Lyft movement,” according to the company’s website.

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2015 Dodge Challenger Gets New 485HP 6.4L Hemi V8, Revised Interior [153 Photos & Videos]

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While the first facelift of the Dodge Challenger is less dramatic than the Charger’s, there are some significant changes taking place for the 2015 model year unveiled at the New York Auto Show.

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New Kia Sedona is What SUV Buyers Actually Want, Says CR

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Consumer Reports had a chance to poke around the new Sedona at the Kia stand of the New York motor show. What they concluded is that the new Kia Sedona is a minivan/MPV in the true mold of the species. It’s not an SUV and it’s not a crossover, though its styling does kind of hint at both.

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New 2015 Dodge Charger Detailed in New York [56 Photos & Videos]

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Drastically redesigned, but not a whole new model, the 2015 Dodge Charger has an unforgettably mean face and some new features to woo buyers away from other rival sedans of this size and (rear-wheel drive) configuration.

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Is this a LaFerrari XX Prototype Running Around the Nürburgring?

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Our spies nabbed this unpainted LaFerrari prototype showing its naked carbon fiber body at the Nürburgring, where the Italian firm's engineers performed several fast laps around the circuit, testing a number of different sets of tires in the process. The recent talk about Ferrari preparing a successor to the Enzo FXX has us wondering if this is a prototype for that model.

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Mercedes to Bring Back Maybach as Range-Topping S-Class in November

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Daimler AG pulled the plug on Maybach production, but the noble name will carry on as it will designate a range-topping Mercedes-Benz S-Class version that will compete with other luxury brands like Rolls-Royce and Bentley.