The Magnum never made it to a second generation, so there was never a Lancia version. It was sold in Europe as the Chrysler 300 Touring, using the front clip of the 1st gen 300 sedan. In fact, that's why the Dodge Charger and Dodge Magnum never shared any sheet metal at all, the Magnum was actually a derivative of the… » 12/21/14 7:28pm Yesterday 7:28pm

The second FWD American car, coming out a few months after the Cord L-29, though I believe the Ruxton's design was "frozen" earlier than the Cord and should have gone on sale sooner if not for other problems. Also the first car to come from the factory with Woodlights, which quickly became something of a fad. » 12/21/14 12:28am Yesterday 12:28am

Lotus showed an aluminum bodied crossover concept in Geneva way back in 2006 as a way of demonstrating the flexibility of their Variable Vehicle Architecture. It wasn't bad looking, in a Proton meets Tesla kind of way. They're not going to dust off an 8 year old design, of course, but that obviously provides some sort… » 12/19/14 11:16pm Friday 11:16pm

These rumors would be way more believable if the alleged release date was further into the future. We're well into the 2015 model year right now and MY 2016 is less than a year away. Every single manufacturer has already firmly and publicly confirmed all their plans for 2016. If the Bronco was coming, not only would… » 12/19/14 4:15pm Friday 4:15pm

20 years ago, that would have definately been Hyundai's strategy, but they've fought long and hard and spent a fortune building themselves up into a respectable mainstream automaker. The days of selling cheap and cheerful vehicles that undercut the competition are pretty much over for them. » 12/19/14 2:39pm Friday 2:39pm

The body looks nice, which is about all one can say for it. Of course, there's no photos of the floor pan or heater channels, so who knows what they look like. The interior is a mess and the re-engineering work sounds like kind of a hack job, $1700 is a bit much for a Beetle that is going to need pretty much… » 12/18/14 10:01pm Thursday 10:01pm