Tag Archives: SUVs

2019 BMW X4 M40i first drive review: the evolving SUV coupe

Greenville, South Carolina's Swamp Rabbit Trail shadows the Reedy River along 22 miles of a former rail line. It includes a section named for American Tour de France hero George Hincapie, who resides nearby and leads bike rides for dedicated cycling tourists. It is partially lined by seemingly impenetrable kudzu vine undergrowth that is synonymous...

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Icon puts original Ford Bronco back into production

A new Ford Bronco is coming. An old one is on its way as well though, thanks to Jonathan Ward and his firm Icon. The truck is called the Old School BR, and it's a first-generation Ford Bronco buillt virtually from scratch. It's also better than any Bronco that ever left the Ford factory. When Icon first started crafting upgraded and reworked Broncos and...

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Jon Olsson’s topless Mercedes-Benz G550 4×4 is ridiculous

Jon Olsson is doing everything right. The man knows how to enjoy life, and part of that involves taking a car and modifying it in a way that works for him. The latest example of this is Olsson's Mercedes-Benz G550, which has been transformed into a roofless go-anywhere mobile. It has a name. The massive rig is called Lord Hans, and it's the fanciest beach...

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2019 Lincoln Nautilus priced to start at $41,335

Luxury buyers will have a new name to consider in the mid-size crossover market: the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus. Lincoln announced this week that the Nautilus, which takes over duties from the ambiguous MKX, will start at $41,335. Along with the pricing announcement, the Ford luxury brand also launched the crossover's online configurator. Buyers will be met with...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC spy shots and video

Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz's electric SUV based on the Generation EQ concept from the 2016 Paris auto show have been spotted. Earlier test mules had been using the makeshift body of a GLC Coupe to hide the new mechanicals, but now we can see the true shape of Mercedes' first volume electric car. Due for a reveal in early September, the vehicle will...

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Explore the cutesy 2018 Suzuki Jimny in greater detail

After nearly two decades on the market, Suzuki has laid the third-generation Jimny SUV to rest. Succeeding the pint-sized off-roader is the fourth-generation 2018 Jimny, and boy, is it a cute little thing. Before the Mercedes-Benz G-Class comparisons flood in, the new design actually recalls the original Jimny introduced in 1970. The first generation...

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2019 Audi Q8 first drive review: the Q flagship

If a Hollywood studio wanted to fake a Mars landing, I'd strongly suggest sending a film crew to the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. The vast, empty stretches of reddish sand peppered with loose rocks form a convincing backdrop in which to embed UFO-related props. I'm not in an exploration rover, though, or in any kind of Rover for that...

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With CEO behind bars, Audi delays reveal of e-tron electric SUV

Audi's crucial new e-tron won't be revealed on August 30 as originally planned due to the latest diesel scandal-related crisis plaguing the automaker. The e-tron was scheduled to be revealed at an event in Brussels, Belgium, where the electric SUV's plant is located, but the reveal will now take place in the United States at a later, unspecified date, Audi...

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2019 Audi SQ8 spy shots and video

Audi has a new flagship SUV coming for 2019, and it's called the Q8. Today we have spy shots and video of the sporty SQ8 variant which should arrive in showrooms roughly alongside the standard Q8 later this year. Further down the track there will be a fully fledged RS Q8 joining the fold. Audi trademarked the names of both performance SUVs in the recent...

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Nico Rosberg test drives the Nio ES8 electric SUV

Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg was recently in China where he was able to visit electric car startup Nio and test drive the company's ES8, a twin-motor, mid-size SUV with 644 horsepower on tap. He came away impressed with the vehicle's acceleration and handling, though he wasn't a fan of the aggressive energy recovery system which Nio says is still...

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