The 2019 M2 Competition replaces the BMW M2 Coupe, while retaining the compact dimensions, characteristic BMW M proportions and the BMW M TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder engine, rear wheel drive and a standard manual transmission with an optional M DCT transmission.
The Audi RS5 Sportback, due on sale in late 2018, produces 444 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque. It sits 0.27 inches lower than the current S5 Sportback and features a five-link suspension up front for improved handling and better steering precision, as well as a sport rear differential. – Autoweek
Ford has given its fourth-generation Focus compact a sportier appearance with prominent wheel arches and a longer hood. The redesigned model also comes with a host of semi-autonomous driving features. Details specific to Canada will be released at a later date.
Ford has given its fourth-generation Focus compact a sportier appearance with prominent wheel arches and a longer hood. The redesigned model also comes with a host of semi-autonomous driving features. Canadian sales of the Focus in March were 11.6 per cent. They are up just 0.3 per cent through the first quarter of 2018.
The 2019 Corolla Hatchback goes on sale in summer 2018. It will come in SE and XSE trim lines. Toyota's Entune 3.0 with Apple CarPlay and a revised sport-tuned suspension on the company's new global architecture platform will be standard on both models.
Ford is giving the Fusion midsize sedan slight cosmetic tweaks for the 2019 model year. The car will be the brand's first model to offer "Co-Pilot 360" driver assist package. The Fusion plug-in hybrid's electric-only range increases to 40 kilometres from 34.
The Cadillac CT6 V-Sport, a new variant, gets a 550-hp twin-turbo V-8 and design language inspired by the Escala Concept.
General Motors' new Chevrolet Silverado medium-duty trucks are not variants of existing models, the automaker says. The trucks were built from the ground up to cater to the needs of fleet and commercial buyers. They can be fitted with work-specific beds and boxes for work such as landscaping, emergency services, refrigeration and towing. The new Silverado has a maximum weight of 10,205 kilograms (22,500 pounds).
The three-door, limited-run Coupe SV is being pegged as Range Rover's new flagship model. It will be hand built at JLR's SVO Technical Centre in Warwickshire. Only 999 units set to be made for the world. When it goes on sale late this year, pricing will start at $335,000 in Canada, making it the most expensive Range Rover. It’s not yet known how many will be destined for Canada.
The Hyundai Nexo bests its predecessor, the Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell EV crossover, in every category, the automaker says. The Nexo’s electric motor output climbs to 120 kilowatts, from 100. Its driving range is extended 30 per cent, and its three hydrogen tanks can hold more fuel while weighing less. Hyundai says the Nexo delivers a full-tank driving distance 149 kilometres per 100 litres. The Nexo goes on sale in Canada in late 2018. “We have many options to be creative with the distribution, sales, and marketing channel,” Hyundai Canada said.
The second-generation BMW X4 moves to a new architecture -- the automaker's CLAR platform -- and becomes lighter, more efficient and roomier. BMW Canada sold 1,195 of them last year, down from the 1,236 it sold in 2016.
Numerous vehicles making their Canadian debuts at the Canadian International AutoShow, giving dealers, executives and enthusiasts a chance to get a feel for the vehicles they'll soon see on the road.