BMW bringing back CSL nameplate as part of four-tier M strategy

Right now, if you want the most potent version of a BMW M model, the GTS badge represents the top of the ladder. There is only one on offer, the M4 GTS. Soon, however, the GTS is likely to go away, and in its place we will find a CSL badge. In fact, multiple M cars could get the badge. These will be full-on track weapons designed not for the daily grind but...

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Volkswagen readying flagship electric sedan concept for 2018 Geneva motor show

The Volkswagen Phaeton never quite reached the potential VW likely felt it had, but the German automaker is preparing a flagship sedan comeback—and it's going to be completely electric. Volkswagen confirmed it will show an all-electric flagship sedan concept vehicle at the 2018 Geneva motor show. Speaking to Motoring, Dr. Frank Welsche...

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Toyota interested in building performance-oriented hybrids

Toyota wants to redefine how a hybrid can be perceived—well, maybe how its hybrids can be perceived. The Japanese automaker announced it will introduce a performance-oriented line of hybrid vehicles in the near future. The announcement coincided with the reveal of the Toyota C-HR Hy-Power Concept at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show. "One [line] will...

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Lamborghini Urus will be fastest SUV around Nürburgring, top 187 mph

The biggest bull from Lamborghini will ride around the Nürburgring Nordschleife faster than any SUV before it and top 187 mph. Lamborghini research and development chief Maurizio Reggiani made those claims Wednesday at the Frankfurt auto show ahead of the SUV's global debut later this year. "Our SUV will achieve more than 300 kph (187 mph)...

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