1912 Crane Model 3

The Crane Motor Company of Bayonne, New Jersey produced automobiles from 1912 through 1915. The early experimental automobiles were powered by a large, T-head four-cylinder engine which was built in 1907. The following year, two more cars were built. 1912 Crane Model 3 originally appeared on Conceptcarz.com on Tue, 28… Continue reading

1938 Graham Model 97

Joseph, Robert and Ray Graham introduced their automobile in 1927, but in 1938 they showed their most striking design, the ‘Spirit of Motion,’ better known today as the ‘Shark-Nose Graham.’ This unusual car is one of a pair of supercharged Model 97 Grahams bodied by Saoutchik. 1938 Graham Model 97… Continue reading

Mercedes-Benz’s EQ Sub-Brand Aims to Launch a New Electric Model Every Year

Mercedes-Benz, with the introduction of an entire new sub-brand called EQ—teased by this Generation EQ concept from the Paris auto show earlier this fall—is committing to electric vehicles for the long haul. The launch of Mercedes-Benz’s first EQ model won’t happen until calendar year 2019—almost three years out. In the meantime,… Continue reading

Musk: Tesla Model 3 Supercharging Plan Will Prioritize Road-Trip Juice

Buyers of the Tesla Model 3, the upcoming $ 35,000 mass-market electric car from the California automaker, could get free access to its Supercharger network of DC fast chargers—although, perhaps, if and only if they’re on a long-distance road trip. – Tesla recently announced plans to reel in free and… Continue reading

1940 Duesenberg Model SJ

Though the Duesenberg Company ceased production in 1937, there were still individuals interested in having a Duesenberg automobile. Less than 500 of the Model J and Model SJ combined had been constructed which left few options for acquiring an example. A wealthy German, named Bauer, commissioned one to be constructed,… Continue reading

The new GLE 450 AMG 4MATIC – Third sports model from AMG: dynamic SUV for new target groups

Mercedes-AMG is extending its offering of AMG sports models. The GLE 450 AMG 4MATIC is already the third vehicle in this new line. The power SUV facilitates a further, attractive way of entering the AMG performance world. The hallmark characteristics of the sports models include the enhanced engine output and… Continue reading

2015 Tesla Model S P85D Long-Term Intro: We Embark on Our First-Ever 40,000-Mile Test of an EV

– It’s too early to know whether Tesla will amount to an entire chapter or a mere footnote in the annals of automotive history, but the company’s Model S will leave a record here at Car and Driver: We’ve embarked on our first full-length long-term test of a battery-electric car.… Continue reading