AutoComplete: Ford SmartLink gives your old car new, connected tricksAston Martin's Vanquish S swan song, and Nissan's two concepts coming to Tokyo.
Here's what making news on Road Show. If you own a Ford and Lincoln from as far back as 2010. You're in for one serious connected car upgrade. Ford Smartlink is an OB2 plug-in that contains GPS chip and a 4G LTE modem Using an app, you can find your cars location, and perform actions like unlocking the doors or starting the engine. Pricing hasn't been announced yet, but it's certainly cheaper than buying a brand new car. Aston Martin is about to refresh it's Vanquish S, but before it does, it has one last trick up it's sleeve. The Aston Martin Vanquish S Volante is a drop top version of the already deeply pretty Vanquish S. Power comes from the 5.9 liter v12, good for 580 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque. You have to pay to play though. This puppy starts at a cool $315,775. Nissan may have a pair of interesting concepts in store for the Tokyo Motor Show. It's reportedly bringing a Juke concept to it's home show powered by it's e-Power technology. Weirdly, this hybrid vehicle is said to use a gas engine that's the sole power generator for an onboard electric motor. There's no plug. Styling is said to be based on the 2015 grips concept. Also rumored, a 370Z successor in concept form, one likely to bring the same 400 horsepower V6 as in the Infiniti Q60 Red Sport. It's not even spring yet, but, suddenly, we're pretty excited for the fall. Find more on these stories over at theroadshow.com. And we'll talk to you tomorrow.