Tag Archives: SUVs

Q5L is Audi’s first long-wheelbase SUV

Audi used this week's 2018 Beijing auto show to unveil the Q5L, the automaker's first long-wheelbase SUV. The vehicle will be built and sold exclusively in China where it caters to the market's seemingly endless appetite for chauffeur-driven vehicles. It joins an A4L, A6L and A8L in Audi's long-wheelbase portfolio. The Q5L's length is 15.6 feet, which is...

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Jeep Grand Commander debuts at 2018 Beijing auto show

Jeep's Grand Commander made its debut on Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The three-row crossover SUV has been developed exclusively for the Chinese market so won't be sold in the United States. The low approach and departure angles belie Jeep's off-road credentials, which is probably why. The Grand Commander was previewed by the plug-in...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC spy shots

Mercedes-Benz's GLC is about to come in for a minor facelift. The changes represent a mid-cycle update for the small luxury SUV which first arrived in 2015 as a 2016 model. We should see this updated version in the second half of next year as a 2020 model. The GLC is an important model for Mercedes. The automaker sold 48,643 of them in the United States...

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MG X-Motion Concept debuts in China, previews future large SUV

The 2018 Beijing auto show hosted numerous debuts this week, and MG released its X-Motion SUV concept. The concept vehicle previews a future large SUV model. The X-Motion follows last year's MG E-Motion concept, an all-electric sports car concept. MG said Wednesday it aimed to echo the E-Motion's design in what it calls "Emotional Dynamism." We see a lot of...

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Sedan meets SUV with Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept

Mercedes-Maybach on Tuesday revealed its concept for the 2018 Beijing auto show, and as we learned via a leak last week the concept blends elements of a sedan with an SUV. You're probably thinking the premise was a donk for the ultra-rich, but Maybach says its concept, whose full title is Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, sets out to combine the...

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China’s BAIC copies the Mercedes-AMG G63 6×6

No, this isn't the monster G-Class cooked up by the mad boffins in the Mercedes-AMG engineering department. Instead, this is the copycat result cooked up by Chinese automaker BAIC. BAIC has been selling a clone of the regular Mercedes-Benz G-Class for a number of years, under the name BJ80. But on Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show, BAIC rolled out a...

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BMW iX3 electric SUV concept debuts in Beijing with 250-mile range

BMW will launch an electric version of its X3 in 2020 and we got our first taste on Wednesday in the form of a concept at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The Concept iX3 on show in the Chinese capital hints at some of the subtle styling cues BMW plans for electric versions of its core models, of which there will be many, but more importantly the concept also...

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German firm readies Range Rover 6×6 pickup

The Range Rover to end all Range Rovers cometh. T.Fotiadis Design, a company based in Berlin, Germany that normally crafts luxury yachts and high-end residential interiors, has plans for a Range Rover 6x6 pickup truck dubbed the SLT. But where a similar vehicle like Mercedes-AMG's G63 6x6 is all about performance, T.Fotiadis' SLT not only maximizes...

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Sedan meets SUV with Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept

Mercedes-Maybach on Tuesday revealed its concept for the 2018 Beijing auto show, and as we learned via a leak last week the concept blends elements of a sedan with an SUV. You're probably thinking the premise was a donk for the ultra-rich, but Maybach says its concept, whose full title is Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, sets out to combine the...

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At 237.8 MPH, this Nissan Qashqai just became the world’s fastest SUV

A 2,000-horsepower Nissan Qashqai flew well past the 200 mph mark in order to stake a claim as the fastest SUV in the world. The Qashqai is a compact SUV whose current generation is sold here as the Rogue Sport. The Qashqai you see here is a long way away from its stock days. It was built by the team at Severn Valley Motorsport in the United Kingdom and was...

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