Tag Archives: SUVs

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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2019 Jeep Cherokee first look

Jeep's revival of the Cherokee in 2014 was a joyous occasion for fans of the nameplate, though many were taken aback by the unusual, very un-Jeep-like styling of the vehicle. Rumor has it the vehicle, the fifth iteration of the Cherokee nameplate, was originally intended to be an Alfa Romeo but changed to a Jeep at the last minute once it was decided...

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2020 Audi Q3 spy shots

Development of a next-generation Audi Q3 is well underway as our latest spy shots confirm. The new compact crossover SUV is expected on sale in 2019, as a 2020 model, and so far it doesn't appear that Audi will be pulling any surprises regarding the design. The vehicle should resemble a scaled down version of the latest Q5 albeit with a more...

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2018 Volkswagen Touareg spy shots

Volkswagen is in the midst of an SUV onslaught that will see existing models like the Tiguan and Touareg not only redesigned but joined by several all-new models. It all started with the Atlas that debuted at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show and has continued with the redesigned Tiguan at the 2017 Detroit auto show. The next SUV from VW will be a redesigned...

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2018 BMW X2 priced from $39,395

BMW's X2 is set for its world debut next month at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit and will follow up with a showroom appearance in the spring. According to order guides obtained by Cars Direct, pricing for the X2 will start at $39,395, including destination. That, as the name already infers, puts the X2 smack in the middle...

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New VW Touareg tipped for 2018 Beijing auto show debut

Volkswagen is working on a redesign for its Touareg, and according to Just-Auto's sources the new mid-size SUV will make its debut next April at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The latest prototypes are wearing barely any camouflage gear, which typically indicates that the debut isn't far off. The new Touareg looks to have adopted a wider, more...

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