The Mercedes-Benz SL Grand Edition is a special-edition version of the company’s familiar and fairly old SL roadster. Based on the sixth-generation SL, upgraded most recently for the 2017 model year, the Grand Edition is probably the last hurrah for the dated roadster, which should be replaced by 2021. Described as an “especially exclusive” Mercedes-Benz,…

Italian marque says it has ‘something new up our sleeve’, could it be the baby Stelvio? More will be revealed on March 5. Alfa Romeo is planning to reveal something at the Geneva motor show next month, which the company says should give “a taste of what’s next to come in the word of Italian…

Volkswagen has managed to get its business case across the line for its compact SUVs, giving its line-up a long-awaited boost. Volkswagen has confirmed the Polo-sized T-Cross and the on-again, off-again T-Roc are coming to Australia early in 2020, giving the brand’s SUV portfolio a long-overdue boost. Speaking on the back of a dealer conference…

GMC has unveiled the facelifted Acadia. Although we all expected just a few tweaks to the body and the cabin, GMC actually packed the Acadia with more than that. The 2020 GMC Acadia is now available with a new turbocharged engine, new technology, and a host of other features. Hell, the company has even launched…

Chinese manufacturing giant takes a factory-backed approach to its MG-branded models in NZ, which will also see the MG3 auto and ZS introduced to the market. SAIC Motor has announced it will be taking over the distribution of its MG subsidiary in New Zealand from British Motor Distributors. As part of the move, the company will introduce…

Legislation (H.B. 5391) has been introduced in the Rhode Island State Legislature to extend inspection exemptions to motor vehicles for their first five model years. Current law does not make any exemption for new vehicles. The bill is currently in the House Committee on Finance. You Can Shape the Course of This Proposal Request support…

Legislation (L.D. 822/H.P. 596) has been introduced in Maine to prohibit the sale of motor fuel with greater than 10% ethanol. Separate legislation (S.P. 86/L.D. 274) has also been introduced to allow the sale of ethanol-free gasoline statewide. The bill currently awaits consideration in the Joint Committee on Environment and Natural Resources. You Can Shape…

Aston Martin Project “003” Manufacturer image Aston Martin’s latest bonkers hypercar, dubbed Project “003” for now — the Valkyrie and Valkyrie AMR Pro were “001” and “002,” respectively — is gearing up for its debut at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show in March. Related: More Auto Show Coverage First announced in September, Aston Martin…

Mini is a company that should be taken seriously when it sets about building a performance car. That’s why we stood up and listened when, late last year, we heard that the Mini Cooper JCW GP was coming back in 2020 after what will be a seven-year hiatus. Now, we’re seeing the first spy shots…