Tag Archives: Sedans

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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Jaguar XE SV Project 8 sets record 7:21.23 Nürburgring lap

Jaguar said on Tuesday that a specially prepared version of its XE compact luxury sedan—a model that's earmarked for production—lapped Germany's famous Nürburgring Nordschleife in a record-breaking 7:21.23. That's the fastest time ever posted for a production-intent sedan, the automaker touted at a press event on the sidelines of the Los...

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2020 Audi RS 7 spy shots

A test mule for the Audi Sport version of the recently revealed second-generation A7 has been spotted. Yes, you're looking at the gestation of a new RS 7 sledgehammer. The current model is one of the most potent sedans on the market and this new one's set to lift the bar even higher. As we're only at the initial test mule stage, Audi Sport engineers...

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2019 CLS heralds next evolution of Mercedes design

The 2019 CLS set to debut next week at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show will mark the introduction of the next step in the evolution of Mercedes-Benz's "sensual purity" design philosophy. It's a design philosophy where sculptural, three-dimensional surfaces take focus in creating character, as opposed to creases or overly complex...

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2020 Karma Revero spy shots

After bowing out of production in 2012, the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan, whose design really was too good to waste, was revived last year by the new company Karma, which rebadged the stylish sedan a Revero. Karma is a new electric car brand from Chinese parts supplier Wanxiang. After Wanxiang bought the rights to the Fisker Karma in 2014...

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Long-wheelbase Jaguar XEL debuts in China

Jaguar's lineup has spawned its second long-wheelbase sedan in the form of the XEL, based on the XE small sedan. The first was the XF-based XFL introduced in 2016. Like the XFL, the XEL is offered exclusively in China where it's common among the wealthy class to have a professional driver on hand. Consequently, the extra length is designed to...

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Infiniti flagship sedan concept tipped for Detroit debut

Infiniti's been without a proper flagship sedan ever since the Q45 bowed out of the market in 2006. The nameplate was crucial to Infiniti's rise to prominence as a luxury brand, and in fact it's where Infiniti's current Q-based naming strategy comes from. Infiniti is well aware of the need to fill the void left by the Q45. The brand...

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Mazda 6 finally gets Mazda’s 2.5-liter turbo engine

The Mazda 6 is finally getting the performance shove it's handsome, segment-leading looks deserve. Mazda will unveil an updated Mazda 6 at this month's 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, and among the updates made to the car is the fitment of a 2.5-liter turbocharged inline-4. This is the same engine in the Mazda CX-9, where it delivers 250 horsepower...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spy shots

Mercedes-Benz is working on an update for its C-Class. The update is to freshen things as the C-Class reaches the midway point in its life cycle. Recall, the car was introduced for the 2015 model year, so in Mercedes tradition we should see the updated model introduced for the 2019 model year. A number of prototypes have been spotted and reveal that there...

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BMW explains what to look for when buying an E34 5-Series

The BMW 5-Series has long been a beloved uber sedan. In its most basic form, it represents a powerful and moderately upscale entry in the mid-size luxury sedan segment. At the upper end of the scale you have the mighty M5, which remains the measuring stick by which other sports sedans are measured. Every BMW fan has their preferred generation of a given...

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