Tag Archives: Leaked

Patent reveals potential US-spec Ford Ranger Raptor

New clues have emerged pointing to the possible launch of the Ford Ranger Raptor in the United States. A design patent depicting a Ranger Raptor with features unique to Rangers destined for the U.S. has surfaced on a patent registry in Australia where the mid-size pickup truck was developed. The design patent, which was discovered by the Ranger5G forum...

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BMW X7 full-size SUV leaked via patent drawings

BMW is working on a full-size SUV with third-row seats called the X7. Prototypes have been testing for a while and a world debut is expected at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show this November. We've got an early look at the design thanks to patent drawings submitted by BMW to a patent office in Brazil. Discovered by Motor1, they show that the design of the...

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Patent drawings hint at Cadillac Escala-inspired coupe

We may have the first evidence that Cadillac is working on a coupe with styling inspired by the brand's Escala concept unveiled in 2016. Patent drawings discovered recently by Cadillac Society on the website of the United States Patent and Trademark Office depict a coupe with elements almost identical to what's found on the Escala concept, such as the...

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Patent images out BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe and Convertible

Last week, BMW finally took the wraps off of the 2019 8-Series, which marks the nameplate's return after 20 years. But, the brand won't limit the lineup to the 8-Series coupe for long. After numerous spy shots and a concept, the 8-Series Gran Coupe and Convertible have shown face for the first time in patent images. The drawings, published to the Brazilian...

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2019 BMW Z4’s design revealed in patent drawings

The 2019 BMW Z4 has made a premature debut, thanks to new patent drawings first published by the Dutch site Auto Week.nl on Monday. The drawings, filed with the Japanese patent office, showcase what should be the car's final design ahead of a reveal sometime later this year. The images show the overall design stays true to the Z4 concept's ethos, but things...

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2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 spotted totally uncovered

We're not supposed to see it yet, but the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 made a surprise appearance recently in Las Vegas, Nevada. A Camaro6 forum user by the name of "mlee" snapped photos of a truck carrying the refreshed pony car, but the changes don't exactly mirror those on the regular 2019 Camaro. Foremost, it appears the current ZL1's fascia will carry...

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Might a flagship crossover for Lexus be called the LQ?

A trademark application for the LQ name filed by Toyota with the United States Patent and Trademark Office might end up being used for a new flagship crossover SUV for Lexus. The trademark application was filed on May 7, specifically for use on automobiles and structural parts thereof. The two letter naming convention isn't used by any current Toyotas but...

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BMW 8-Series leaked…again

A new photo showing an undisguised version of BMW's modern 8-Series has hit the web. It was posted to the Instagram account of Wilco Blok on Sunday and reveals the interior of the new BMW coupe. It joins some earlier photos posted to the Bimmerpost forum in January and revealing the exterior of the car, specifically an 850i coupe likely equipped with an M...

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Mercedes-Maybach SUV concept leaked ahead of Beijing debut

The first photos of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept have surfaced ahead of next week's debut at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The photos were published early by accident on an official website and give us a clear look at the concept, inside and out. The folks at Maybach weren't kidding when they said the concept blends a high-end sedan...

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2019 Lexus ES leaked

A redesigned Lexus ES is coming for the 2019 model year and the first photo has surfaced on Arabic website Almuraba. The photo only shows the front portion of the new ES whose design looks to be a slightly sharper, more athletic take on the current model's themes. The size and proportions should match the latest Toyota Camry with which the ES will share a...

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