Tag Archives: Auto Shows

China’s BAIC copies the Mercedes-AMG G63 6×6

No, this isn't the monster G-Class cooked up by the mad boffins in the Mercedes-AMG engineering department. Instead, this is the copycat result cooked up by Chinese automaker BAIC. BAIC has been selling a clone of the regular Mercedes-Benz G-Class for a number of years, under the name BJ80. But on Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show, BAIC rolled out a...

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Polestar 1 flagship coupe priced from $155,000

The 600-horsepower Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe has been priced from $155,000. Polestar made the announcement on Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show where the Polestar 1 is being shown to a Chinese audience for the first time. The car will also be made in China at Polestar's plant under construction in the city of Chengdu. (It's where Polestar parent...

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BMW iX3 electric SUV concept debuts in Beijing with 250-mile range

BMW will launch an electric version of its X3 in 2020 and we got our first taste on Wednesday in the form of a concept at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The Concept iX3 on show in the Chinese capital hints at some of the subtle styling cues BMW plans for electric versions of its core models, of which there will be many, but more importantly the concept also...

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MG teases X-Motion SUV concept for China

MG, the storied British marque known for its tiny sports cars here in the U.S., is now part of China's SAIC. Only sports cars aren't the plan moving forward. MG will show a new large SUV concept at the 2018 Beijing motor show later this month. Called the X-Motion, the SUV concept clearly takes inspiration from the E-Motion concept car shown last April at...

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This Week’s Top Photos: the 2018 New York auto show edition

Cadillac's brand renaissance continued this week at the 2018 New York International Auto Show with the unveiling of the XT4 compact crossover SUV. The segment is booming right now and the XT4, with its combination of handsome styling, generous size, and sharp pricing, should prove a hit. Hyundai's new luxury brand Genesis continued its theme of revealing...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG C43 and C63 video preview

Those in the market for a sporty luxury compacts will find fresh entries from Mercedes-AMG. For 2019 both the C43 and C63 have been updated with updated powertrains, new tech, and design tweaks. Let's get right to the meat of the matter with these German bruisers: the powertrains. The tamer of the two options from Affalterbach is the all-wheel drive...

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2019 Genesis G70 video preview

Genesis isn't just challenging rivals on their own turf—they're challenging them at their own game. The Genesis G70 is a luxury sport compact sedan, the kind you'd expect from another brand. It's rear-wheel drive, big power, manual transmission—but is it too late? READ MORE: 2019 Genesis G70 makes US debut at 2018 New...

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Jaguar I-Pace designer Burgess says I-Pace would’ve never followed tradition

The days of all long-hood, shapely Jaguar sedans and coupes may be numbered. The automaker's 2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric car made its U.S. debut this week at the 2018 New York auto show and its designer Wayne Burgess said that drawing the I-Pace required him to skip what made his Aston Martin DB9 and Jaguar F-Types universally admired. “If I...

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VW teases potential US pickup truck with Atlas Tanoak concept

Might a unibody pickup truck from Volkswagen be on the cards? Quite possibly. The German automaker on Wednesday unveiled the Atlas Tanoak concept at the 2018 New York auto show. It's a mid-size pickup based on the Volkswagen Group's flexible MQB modular platform, and while there are no plans for a production version VW openly admits that it's keen to gauge...

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