Tag Archives: Sedans

2020 Porsche ‘Mission E’ electric sedan spy shots

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 dummy units to fool onlookers. The rest of the design is very close to the striking concept we first saw at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. From the elegant front to the fastback roof to the...

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2019 Audi A7 teased ahead of October 19 reveal

Audi has confirmed plans to unveil its second-generation A7 on October 19. The vehicle has been out testing for months and in just a matter of days the covers will finally come off. A showroom appearance isn't expected until early next year, however. Audi didn't invent the fastback sedan segment when it introduced the original A7 for 2012, but...

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Next-gen Jetta will have a manual; new Jetta GLI arriving quickly

The next-generation, 2019 Volkswagen Jetta will launch with a manual transmission and a higher-performance Jetta GLI will quickly follow, Volkswagen leadership told Motor Authority over the weekend. Volkswagen Group of America's President Hinrich J. Woebcken and VWoA's Senior Vice President Product Planning & Strategy Hendrik Muth confirmed the...

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta spy shots

Volkswagen's Jetta is about to be redesigned, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a prototype. The current Jetta, the nameplate's sixth iteration, has been on sale since 2011. We're expecting the new 7th-generation model to debut early next year, as a 2019 model. The car will finally ditch the aging PQ35 platform which has been in use since...

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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 will be 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...

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2019 Audi A7 spy shots and video

Audi's next-generation A7 has been spotted in prototype form once again. Though the latest prototype is still heavily masked, we know what to expect due to a recently leaked photo of a scale model. The design was also previewed by Audi's Prologue concept first unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. . Responsible for the look is current Audi...

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2019 Cadillac CT6 spy shots

When it arrived as a 2016 model, Cadillac's CT6 ushered in a new naming strategy for the brand and marked the first use of the lightweight, aluminum-infused Omega platform for large, rear-wheel-drive cars. While the car was never meant to be the true flagship sedan Cadillac fans have been pining over for years, its combination of sharp pricing...

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Living with the 2017 Honda Civic Si: the good and the bad

The latest Honda Civic is also the best Honda Civic. That's an easy statement to make, but it's not quite as simple when you add the "Si" designation on the end. Because despite a raft of bad Civics for the current model to overshadow, the reality is that the Si range has been a much more consistent entry, offering fantastic driving dynamics in...

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2019 Audi A8 first drive review: technology enabling luxury

I'm hustling through the Spanish countryside getting a back massage, attacking roundabouts with gusto in a car that can sprint from 0-60 mph in less than five seconds, and my passenger is sound asleep. I'm in a car that won't come to America for more than a year, and it seems to do just about everything well. It's quiet, fast...

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