Tag Archives: Sedans

2019 Genesis G70 first drive review: getting the details right

While I want for my turn to attack the track at Tamworth, New Hampshire's Club Motorsports in the 2019 Genesis G70, I notice some of the car's details. The diamond-quilted nappa leather upholstery looks like it was sourced from a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. I shut off the traction control and turn the driver selector to Sport mode; its knurled metal...

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2020 Porsche Taycan spy shots and video

Behold the production version of 2015's stunning Mission E concept: the 2020 Porsche Taycan. The car is a small fastback sedan 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 concept we first saw at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. From the elegant...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots and video

Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz's next-generation S-Class have been spotted. The car is expected to debut at the 2019 Frankfurt auto show and should be in showrooms in 2020 as a 2021 model. From earlier test mules, we know the general size and proportions will match up with the current model but there will be a slightly wider track and it also looks like...

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Next BMW M3 to weigh less than current M3 CS model

When the next-generation BMW M3 shows face, likely for 2020, expect it to pick up a few tricks and slim down from the current M3 CS model. We're talking about a lighter and faster M3 sport sedan. New details from an Autocar report last Friday shed new light on the upcoming M3. Foremost, a move to BMW's CLAR architecture will put the next M3 on a diet, even...

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2020 BMW 7-Series spy shots

The current BMW 7-Series is one of the most dynamic and technologically advanced offerings in its class, but its predictable styling and drab interior leave a lot to be desired. This is a six-figure car once you add a few options, yet to the average onlooker it's hard to distinguish from the lesser 5-Series. This is reflected in the sales. In 2017...

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Sharper look for 2019 Audi A4

It seems like the current A4 only arrived yesterday but Audi already has an updated version of its popular small sedan. That's because even though we only received it in late 2016, the car has been on sale elsewhere since early 2015. Yet to be announced for the United States but expected here in early 2019, the updated A4 brings a sharper look thanks to a...

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2020 Audi RS 7 spy shots and video

A test mule for the Audi Sport version of the recently launched 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 test mule stage, Audi Sport engineers are still...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 sedan spy shots

The Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 is a little rocket. Its heavily breathed on 2.0-liter turbo-4 makes an otherwise unlovable car quite lovable. For its next generation of subcompact cars, Mercedes-AMG plans to offer two levels of performance in a car we hope to be more appealing, the new A-Class sedan. Updated versions of the CLA and GLA are expected as well. These...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz C300 and C43 first drive review: subtle upgrades, big safety

A web of country roads casts a romantic net between the alpha world cities of Paris and Frankfurt. Where maps pare down to two-lane roads, the Moselle Valley unfurls vast expanses of lush green carpet, sun-spotted by a yellow haze of wildflowers, lidded by a cobalt-blue sky. Lucky steers and heifers bask against the Windows XP backdrop. They might wonder...

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Tesla now building cars in a tent, first AWD performance Model 3 built

After announcing a 9-percent reduction in its full-time workforce last week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Saturday to announce that the company is now producing vehicles on a new general assembly line housed in a tent. In addition, the first Model 3 all-wheel-drive performance model has rolled off of the new line. Musk said in his tweet that the...

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