Tag Archives: Spy Shots

2020 Audi RS Q8 spy shots and video

Hot on the heels of the recent launch of the new Audi Q8 comes another sighting of a prototype for a high-performance RS Q8 from the Audi Sport division. Audi has previously been spotted testing an SQ8 but we know the latest tester is for an RS Q8 because of the enlarged intakes in the front fascia, massive cross-drilled brake rotors, and the two large...

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 spy shots and video

We've already seen spy shots of the redesigned BMW X5 M. Now we have spy shots of what's destined to be the BMW's main rival, Mercedes-AMG's redesigned GLE63. Mercedes-Benz is currently working on a new generation of the mid-size GLE, and once again there will be a high-performance GLE63 developed by the folks at AMG. We should also see a tamer...

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2019 Lexus RC F GT spy shots

Lexus is preparing a more hardcore version of its RC F to target track enthusiasts. The car was previewed in 2016 by the RC F GT concept (shown below), and judging by our spy shots of a prototype the production model will stay close to the concept, at least visually. Common elements include the exposed carbon fiber-reinforced plastic hood, high-downforce...

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2021 Lexus LC F spy shots

Engineers from Lexus have been caught testing an early prototype for the long-awaited LC F. Rumors of the car circulated even before the LC made its debut, but things didn't really heat up until last year when a trademark filing for the LC F name was discovered. Now we have tangible evidence the high-performance LC is coming. The stacked exhaust tips at the...

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Aston Martin testing manual-equipped Vantage?

If CEO Andy Palmer has his way, Aston Martin's sports cars will always be available with a manual transmission—but right now none of its cars come with a third pedal. The good news is that Aston Martin looks to be in the process of rectifying the issue. Engineers are out testing a Vantage mule believed to be equipped with a manual transmission...

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2020 Mini Electric spy shots

Mini is set to launch an electric Hardtop in 2019, and we've got the most revealing spy shots yet. The car was previewed by the Mini Electric concept at 2017's Frankfurt auto show and is only the first of 12 electric cars the BMW Group will roll out by 2025. As expected, Mini is using its signature Hardtop model for its first volume EV. But there isn't much...

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2020 Audi RS Q8 spy shots

Hot on the heels of the recent launch of the new Audi Q8 comes the first sighting of a prototype for a high-performance RS Q8 from the Audi Sport division. Audi has previously been spotted testing an SQ8 but we know the latest tester is for an RS Q8 because of the enlarged intakes in the front fascia, massive cross-drilled brake rotors, and the two large...

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2020 Audi RS Q3 spy shots and video

Audi is working on a redesign for its Q3 and today we have new spy shots and video of a prototype for a high-performance RS Q3 from the Audi Sport division. Previously thought to be a tester for a new SQ3 variant, our sources have confirmed that this is in fact a future RS Q3. It means Audi will likely go straight from the regular Q3 to the RS Q3, as was...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA spy shots and video

Despite Mercedes-Benz having just unveiled a new A-Class compact sedan, the automaker's other compact sedan, the CLA, won't be disappearing after the current model's run its course. A redesigned CLA has been spotted once again, this time testing at the Nürburgring. The car is due on sale in late 2019 as a 2020 model, meaning it will trail the A-Class...

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2020 Hyundai Sonata spy shots

Hyundai is close to finalizing a redesigned Sonata with styling inspired by the handsome Le Fil Rouge concept car (shown below) unveiled in March at the Geneva auto show. A prototype for the new mid-size sedan has been spotted at the Nürburgring and looks to be wearing its final skin. A few details are missing however, such as the production taillights...

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