Tag Archives: SUVs

2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Class leaked

The first photos of Mercedes-Benz's redesigned G-Class have leaked ahead of the vehicle's January 15 debut at the 2018 North American International Auto Show. The photos were published on Dutch website AutoWeek.nl and reveal in full the design of the new off-roader. The look is hardly surprisingly as it was already known the design team was...

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How Mercedes is boosting the off-road prowess of its 2019 G-Class

The reveal of Mercedes-Benz's first full redesign for its iconic G-Class is almost here. The new SUV makes its debut on January 15 at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit but Mercedes has already let slip some of the details. The redesign represents the most significant change to the G-Class line since the original civilian model...

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Get ready for the Mercedes-Benz G-Class debut on January 15

The mighty Mercedes-Benz G-Class is in for its first major redesign since the vehicle was introduced in civilian form in 1979, and the new version of the iconic Gelandewagen will be revealed to the world on January 15 at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. In the lead up, Mercedes has released a video that highlights the...

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Nissan executive confirms new Frontier, hints at new Xterra

Saying the current Nissan Frontier is long in the tooth is an understatement. The mid-size pickup truck's platform dates back to the mid-2000s, while rivals boast platforms developed within the last couple of years. Nissan truck fans fear not because the brand has plans for an all-new mid-size pickup, and it's coming very soon. Nissan senior vice president...

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First details on Alfa Romeo’s X5 rival

Alfa Romeo has at least two more SUVs in the works, one positioned below the Stelvio and another above it. The SUV positioned above the Stelvio will be a mid-size offering to rival the BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE, and it will be launched some time before the end of 2020, if Alfa Romeo keeps to its most recent schedule. Auto Express managed to learn a few...

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1942 Dodge Carryall restomod stops in at Jay Leno’s Garage

Meet one of the most obscure Dodge vehicles that you likely never even knew existed. Jay Leno's Garage welcomed this 1942 Dodge Carryall, which Legacy Classic Trucks restored as an ultra-reliable restomod chase vehicle for a road-rally racer. The Carryall predates the Power Wagon and Dodge first built the vehicle for World War II. The idea was to provide a...

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Report: Next Land Rover Defender to offer all-electric option

Land Rover hinted at it to Motor Authority. Now it appears to be true. At a press event for the Land Rover Range Rover Velar in October, Land Rover told Motor Authority an electrified Defender off-road SUV wasn't off the table without confirming or denying such a powertrain. Now, a report published by Motoring on Thursday claims not only will electrified...

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BMW X7 pre-production starts at US plant, debut in late 2018

The BMW X7 has now reached the pre-production stage in its long journey to market. BMW originally announced plans for the full-size, 3-row SUV in early 2014, and now almost four years on near-production ready examples are rolling off the line at the automaker's plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina, which has grown to become the center of excellence...

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Nio ES8 electric SUV sales begin in China with Tesla-rivaling specs

Nio, nee NextEV, launched its first production car for the masses this month with the ES8 electric SUV. With the vehicle's launch, Nio seems poised as a true threat to Tesla in China, where the Silicon Valley automaker's cars are not eligible for government subsidies and incentives because they're imported. The ES8 electric SUV starts at roughly $68,000...

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Lexus drops second teaser for LF-1 Limitless crossover concept

Lexus has returned with a new teaser issued on Tuesday to foreshadow the Lexus LF-1 Limitless crossover concept's big reveal next month at the 2018 Detroit auto show. This time, it's a quick video that shows the concept's intricate front lighting display. The lighting begins with a blue-illuminated Lexus badge, which then spreads to a sea of LED lights...

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