Tag Archives: Wagons

2019 Volvo V60 first drive review: a matter of inches

As I sit in the 2019 Volvo V60's supremely comfortable seats and drive through a flash flood in Tarragona, Spain outside of Barcelona, I ponder just how much three inches really matters. You see, the V60 is a wagon—the kind of car that Americans don't like to buy—but it shares its Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform, its...

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Dutchman built an F81 BMW M3 wagon, and it’s glorious

The car buying public on this planet has spoken. From on high, the decree is that crossovers and SUVs shall rule the land. That's a shame because we're still pining for wagons. A few still exist, but it's rare to find high-performance variants roaming Stateside streets. BMW Blog found one enterprising chap in the Netherlands who has taken it upon himself to...

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Volvo V60 Cross Country coming soon

Volvo pulled the covers off a redesigned V60 in March, and just like its predecessor the new wagon will spawn a more rugged V60 Cross Country variant. The new V60 Cross Country is expected to be shown soon, but according to Jim Nichols, product technology communications manager for Volvo Car USA, the vehicle isn't locked in for the U.S. market just yet...

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2018 Peugeot 508 SW is a handsome load lugger

Peugeot's new 508 is one of the best designed offerings in the mid-size sedan segment, and it's just spawned an equally handsome wagon variant that's set to debut in October at the 2018 Paris auto show. The wagon variant of the 508 line is known as an SW, and it comes with a sleek design boasting muscular proportions, clean surfaces, LED headlights and...

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Fiat plans new 500e and 500 Giardiniera wagon

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles delivered a lot of news at its investor presentation detailing its latest five-year plan on Friday, and the plans include a new 500e electric car and a 500 wagon variant. Come 2020, Fiat will launch a new 500e alongside what the brand plans to name the Fiat 500 Giardiniera. The latter will be positioned to recall the original 500...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class adds 362-horsepower E450 model

Buyers of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class have a couple of new options for the 2019 model year. On Tuesday, we detailed AMG's new E53 that replaces the E43, with the car's mild-hybrid powertrain bringing 429 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque, versus the 396 hp and 384 lb-ft of the non-electrified E43. Now we have details on a new E450 model that replaces...

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2019 Audi S6 Avant spy shots

Audi engineers are hard at work developing a redesigned S6 and one of the prototypes has just been spotted. The prototype is for the wagon body style, referred to by Audi as an Avant. Audi has already revealed the new A6 Avant (shown below), which means the sportier S6 Avant can't be far. It should debut alongside an S6 sedan late this year or early next...

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Meet the folks behind the world’s first Tesla Model S wagon

A company by the name of QWest Norfolk based in the United Kingdom late last year completed development of a wagon conversion for the Tesla Model S. The company is a carbon fiber specialist and chose to use the lightweight stuff for the modifications on its Model S, with some of the carbon fiber visible once the tailgate is lifted. The Model S wagon, which...

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2019 Jaguar XE and XF get 300 Sport trim

Jaguar on Thursday unveiled a new 300 Sport trim for the XE and XF, though the availability of the trim in the United States remains unknown. Introduced for 2019 and designed for models equipped with the standard 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4, the 300 Sport trim adds a number of sporty touches inside and out. There's no missing the 300 Sport badging front...

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2019 Audi A6 Avant wagon revealed

Audi's newest A6 has spawned its wagon body style, which the German automaker refers to as an Avant. Unveiled on Wednesday, the new A6 Avant goes on sale in Europe later this year but sadly there's mention if we'll see it in the United States. Audi's local division skipped the previous generation to focus on the A7, and it's possible the same will be true...

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