AutoComplete: Porsche builds its one millionth 911Plus: BMW is under fire from ABC News and also confirms the 8 Series Coupe.
Here's what's making news on Road Show. After 54 years of building its ubiquitous sports car, Porsche hit a milestone this week, producing the one millionth 911. Decked out in the same shade of Irish green from the 1960s, it features several throwback elements including a mahogany steering wheel and houndstooth inserts on the seats. This one won't be going to a private owner however, instead Porsche will retain ownership, taking it on tour before parking it at the Porsche Museum in Germany. ABC News has a new investigative report out regarding BMW's catching fire while parked. The news outlet uncovered roughly 40 cases of fires starting while BMW's are parked over a, Five year span of time. The vehicles have very little in common aside from the badge covering some 15 different model years, and a variety of body styles. BMW claims it's due diligence investigating the cars in question, but it did not find a common thread or defect that could be linked to every car ABC News found. In other less depressing BMW news, the automaker has finally confirmed the existence of the 8 Series luxury coupe revival. All that we've been given for now is a silhouette teaser. But the car will debut as a design study later this month in Lake Como, Italy. BMW expects the new 8 Series coupe to go on sale in 2018, and it should be primed for battle against its competitors. Including the Lexus LC and Mercedes Benz S Class coupe [MUSIC] Find more on these stories over at theroadshow.com and we'll talk to you tomorrow. [BLANK_AUDIO]