It’s an exciting time in the automotive industry! The buzz continues to build about self-driving cars. And even though we may not completely be ready to turn over the wheel to computers, advancements in technology have made driving safer, easier and even more enjoyable! On Dec. 1, consumers can feast their eyes on the latest [ ]
Some vehicles may not be available to view at the 2017 DFW Auto Show in Fort Worth.
For 2017, the Scion FR-S adopts the Toyota 86 identity used in other global markets, as Scion and its models transition back to the Toyota brand. For its move to Toyota, the 86 sports car adopts more aggressive styling with a larger center intake emphasizing the low, wide stance of the car. The front of the car has a new high-tech design with standard LED front headlamps, daylight running lights, and turn signals, a new fog lamp bezel and revised bumper. The 2.0-liter aluminum boxer engine delivers 205 horsepower. The 86 has a standard six-speed manual transmission. The automatic is a joy to work, too, with its steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters, Sport mode, and Dynamic Rev Management® technology, which “blips” the throttle on downshifts.
Marrying luxury with an elegant four-seat convertible design, versatile storage and unrivalled capability both on and off-road, the new Range Rover Evoque Convertible combines the bold design and refinement of the Range Rover Evoque with a sophisticated folding roof to create a versatile, all-season convertible SUV. At the heart of the high-class cabin is an all-new, high-resolution 10.2-inch touchscreen with Jaguar Land Rover s next-generation infotainment system, InControl™ Touch Pro, which debuts in a Land Rover. Raising the standard of connectivity for the brand, the highly-responsive and super-fast InControl™ Touch Pro offers seamless smartphone integration, door-to-door navigation, 3G connectivity and a premium sound system.
Chevrolet has introduced the 2017 Bolt EV, which offers more than 200 miles of range on a full charge. Bluetooth low-energy – designed specifically for the Bolt EV to minimize energy draw – seamlessly connects a smart phone to the car while the owner approaches the vehicle. Many of the Bolt EV’s driver-focused technologies are supported by OnStar 4G LTE, which turns the Bolt EV into a Wi-Fi hotspot, giving owners easier access to apps and services via a high-speed wireless connection. Other connectivity and infotainment features include: Surround Vision, which provides a bird’s-eye view of what’s around the Bolt EV for improved safety during low-speed driving and when parking; a rear-facing camera that provides a wide-angle view of the environment behind the vehicle; and the all-new MyChevrolet Mobile App, which combines important owner and vehicle information and functions.