Tag Archives: Sedans

2019 Volkswagen Jetta teased ahead of Detroit debut

Volkswagen has given a hint at the final design of its new Jetta debuting next month at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. We recently had a chance to sample the 7th-generation model in prototype form and found it to be a solid drive but not particularly sporty. Hopefully the planned GLI model will address that issue. These teaser...

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta prototype first drive: stress relief

Matthias Erb, the engineer tasked with turning VW's North American operations from car importer to full-on development office, isn't able to relax for long. Last year, VW finally got competitive in the American crossover market with its redesigned Tiguan and new Atlas. This year, it's an even bigger challenge: reinvigorating a dated compact...

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2019 Audi A6 spy shots and video

A prototype for the redesigned, fifth-generation Audi A6 has been spotted again. The car has been developed alongside the new generations of the A7 and A8, two models with which it shares much in common. Common to all three is the latest evolution of Audi's MLB platform for front- and all-wheel-drive vehicles with longitudinally-mounted engines. It...

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2019 Ford Focus Sedan spy shots

A prototype for a redesigned Ford Focus Sedan has been spotted again. It follows recent sightings of the new Focus' hatchback and wagon body styles. The new Focus will be launched in 2018, as a 2019 model, and this time around Ford will source the popular compact from a plant in China. The current Focus—bar the Focus RS, which comes from...

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Confirmed: 2019 Toyota Avalon–and its headlight–at upcoming Detroit auto show

Toyota shined some light Friday on what it will show at the 2018 Detroit auto show in January. But not much light: it's the new 2019 Avalon. While everyone was hoping (Eds note: dreaming?) would be the new Supra, those dreams evaporated into thin air Wednesday when news broke that the Supra simply "isn't quite ready yet." Toyota's confirmation that the new...

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Experience the Kia Stinger in an interactive shopping salon

Kia wants the world to know all about its new Stinger sedan. It's a vehicle that could help Kia reach more folks and have them far more interested in what the Korean automaker has to offer. A 365-horsepower sporting 4-door tends to do that. Kia wants to get the car in front of as many people as possible, and to achieve its goals there's a unique approach...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG C43 spy shots and video

Engineers from Mercedes-AMG have been spotted testing a prototype for an updated version of the C43 sport sedan. The C43 replaced the C450 for the 2017 model year and is priced from just over $50k. It's one of the tamer "AMG Sport" models offered by the Affalterbach tuner and like others in the “43” series, it comes with a 3.0-liter...

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2020 Porsche ‘Mission E’ spy shots and video

Behold the production version of Porsche's Mission E concept. The car is a small sport sedan with an electric powertrain. Don't worry, those exhaust tips are just dummy units to fool onlookers. The rest of the design is very close to the striking concept we first saw at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. From the elegant front to the fastback roof to...

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2018 Mazda 6 chases a more premium path

The 2018 Mazda 6 is more than just a typical refresh for the brand's banner mid-size sedan. It represents the next step forward for Mazda as it chases class-above refinement. On Wednesday, Mazda revealed the refreshed sedan at the 2017 Los Angeles auto show, and it brings numerous updates and improvements. Most noticeably, Mazda brushed up the 6's front...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS preview

Mercedes-Benz established the current fastback sedan trend when it launched the original CLS over a decade ago. The iconic swoopy sedan now enters its third generation with the 2019 CLS unveiled on Wednesday at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. The car also marks the introduction of the next step in the evolution of Mercedes' "sensual...

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