Tag Archives: SUVs

2019 Kia Niro EV sneak peek: More range, more details, more coming

The Kia Niro EV made its European stop Tuesday, likely the last stop on its world tour before a U.S. model is revealed. The Niro EV that showed at the 2018 Paris auto show gave us the most detailed look at the electric crossover heading to the U.S. next year, although Kia hasn't yet said when the electric car would go on sale in the U.S. nor how much it...

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Audi’s next-gen plug-in hybrid powertrain to debut in Q5

The Audi Q5 received a major redesign for the 2018 model year, but next year the vehicle will introduce the brand's next-generation plug-in hybrid system. Audi's newest plug-in hybrid technology will help boost the crossover SUV's range past 40 miles, Autocar reported on Friday. Audi powertrain director Siegfried Pint said the new system will deliver 20 to...

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GAC global expansion to continue with GS5 debut at 2018 Paris auto show

GAC Motor is on track to be the first major Chinese automaker to launch in the United States. The state-owned automaker said in 2017 it plans to start selling cars in the U.S. in 2019, with the mid-size GS8 SUV (shown below) confirmed as one of the first models, though the current trade war between the U.S. and China could have changed those plans. While...

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2020 BMW X6 spy shots

BMW's X6 is set to introduce a sharper, more athletic look for its next redesign. Prototypes for a new generation of the coupe-like crossover SUV have been spotted and reveal many of the details we can look forward to. The design is very close to what we see on the latest X4, and overall is much more muscular than what we find on the current X6, which is...

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Bugatti reportedly considering second model line, maybe an SUV

Bugatti is reportedly ready to expand its horizons and introduce a second line of models. Like numerous other automakers, the French marque is apparently leaning toward an SUV rather than a traditional sedan or second supercar. The news comes from a Autocar report published Tuesday, in which newly minted Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann said the brand is...

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TechArt cars now offer the style, comfort of a Rolf Benz sofa

Renowned tuner TechArt has built up a reputation over the years for its impressive aero and power mods for Porsche cars, and soon we'll be able to add refined interiors to the list. TechArt has teamed up with fellow German firm Rolf Benz to develop a range of interior options for Porsche cars, starting with the 2019 Cayenne. Rolf Benz is a leading designer...

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Kahn Design builds wild Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR

Land Rover's brilliant Range Rover Sport SVR is already quite the wild beast but this latest take from Kahn Design significantly ups the wow factor. It's called the Range Rover Sport SVR Pace Car, and like the vehicle it's based on it's been developed to offer the perfect blend of luxury and performance. The changes begin with the addition of a wide-body...

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2019 Lincoln Nautilus first drive review: Deep dive into crossover luxury

“Underway on nuclear power!” That was the message from the USS Nautilus following its 1954 launch as the world's first nuclear-powered submarine. From behind the wheel, the optional 335-horsepower, 380-pound-feet, 2.7-liter twin-turbo V-6 in the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus is silent and powerful enough to be mistaken for atomic power as it...

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Ferrari provides first details on Purosangue SUV

Ferrari's new CEO Louis Camilleri on Tuesday provided a presentation for investors outlining the Italian firm's plans for the coming years. Key among them is the introduction of an SUV, a vehicle Camilleri referred to as the Purosangue, Italian for “thoroughbred,” though a different name might be used for production. The SUV was actually devised...

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Ferrari plans 15 cars by 2022, including Purosangue SUV and V-6 models

Ferrari's new CEO Louis Camilleri has given his first major product update since taking over the reins of the fabled Italian marque following the death of his predecessor Sergio Marchionne in July. Speaking at a press conference at Ferrari's Maranello headquarters on Tuesday, Camilleri described an overall roadmap that is similar to what Marchionne had...

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