Tag Archives: Sedans

2019 BMW 3-Series spy shots and video

Feast your eyes on the latest spy shots of a prototype for BMW's next-generation 3-Series, arguably the automaker's most important model of the decade. It is expected to be revealed in late 2018 or early next year as a 2019 model. Like past generations, this new 3-Series, code-named the G20, will likely end up the benchmark for the small sedan...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 mild hybrid arrives in late 2018 to replace the E43

Mercedes-AMG added the E43 sport sedan a couple of years ago to appeal to the buyer looking for a fast car but without the flashiness and firm ride of something like the full-fat E63. Well, the boffins at AMG have now enhanced the car by adding mild hybrid technology and in the process renamed it an E53. We first saw the technology in the CLS53 and E53...

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Next AMG 45 series to have "well over" 400 horsepower

Mercedes-Benz is in the process of renewing its range of compact cars. Already we've seen new A-Class hatchback and sedan models and eventually there will be a total eight body styles in the range. The good news is that AMG will continue to tune the cars, this time with two performance tiers: 35 and 45 series. Both series will rely on an AMG-specific...

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2020 Audi S8 spy shots and video

A new generation of the Audi A8 reaches showrooms this fall and eventually there will be a new S8 to go with it. The S8 is still testing ahead of a likely debut late this year or early next. We should see it in showrooms next year as a 2020 model. Prototypes are still dressed like the A8 but we can tell this is the sportier S version because of the quad-tip...

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2019 Audi A8 priced, Level 3 self-driving tech not coming to US

Audi's A8 flagship sedan has been redesigned and we'll see it in showrooms this fall. Audi hasn't formally announced pricing but CNET reported Monday that the starting price for the big sedan will be $83,800, excluding destination. The pricing is in line with BMW's 7-Series and represents a $1,300 increase on the outgoing A8. The base model will come with a...

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Citroën’s Upmarket DS Brand To Launch Flagship Sedan In 2018: Report

PSA Peugeot-Citroën Group has an upmarket brand called DS—the name is borrowed from the iconic Citroën DS introduced in 1955—that the French auto giant is hopeful will one day compete on the same level as Germany's three major premium brands. At present, the DS brand consists of a handful of stylish compacts, most of which are...

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2018 Buick Excelle compact sedan revealed for Chinese market

Buick on Wednesday unveiled a new generation of its Excelle compact sedan for the Chinese market. The car adopts Buick's latest design cues and gives us a hint of what a modern Verano might look like if the nameplate was still sold here. All Buick will say about its new Excelle is that the car has a wheelbase of 102.8 inches, which is about 4.0 inches...

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Dodge teases updated 2019 Charger

It's not just the Dodge Challenger that gets a round of updates for 2019. The related Charger sedan will receive its own series of updates for the 2019 model year, among which will be a new grille for high-performance versions like the SRT Hellcat. A teaser shot released Wednesday reveals a more slimmed-down design for the grille, as well as a prominent SRT...

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2020 Bentley Flying Spur spy shots and video

Bentley is redesigning its Continental range, starting with the GT coupe which we saw in redesigned form at last September's 2017 Frankfurt auto show. Next in line will be a new GT Convertible. After that comes the related Flying Spur sedan which is likely due some time in 2019, as a 2020 model. We have a new set of spy shots and video of the next Flying...

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2019 BMW M5 Competition drills out 617 HP for $111k

BMW won us over with the 2018 M5 super sedan. On Tuesday, it hit the gas on a new Competition model for 2019. With the new 5-Series edition, BMW has confirmed a standalone Competition model line, as the 2019 M5 joins the M2 Competition. With slightly more power, specific suspension tune and enhancements, and new engine mounts, the new 2019 M5 Competition...

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