Tag Archives: Wagons

Meet the new sweet spot: 2019 Porsche Panamera GTS debuts

Porsche on Monday unveiled the new GTS version of its second-generation Panamera. Available with either the standard hatch or Sport Turismo wagon body styles, the GTS enhances the Panamera with an extra helping of sportiness but without blowing up the price. The extra sportiness comes primarily from the addition of a V-8, in this case a 4.0-liter...

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2019 Audi A6 Allroad spy shots

Audi engineers are hard at work developing a redesigned A6 Allroad soft-roader, and one of the prototypes has just been spotted. The A6 Allroad is a high-riding wagon with all-wheel drive and underbody protection, providing buyers with an alternative to the ubiquitous crossover SUV. Other Allroad traits include steeper approach and departure angles as well...

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2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country is proof SUVs aren’t always necessary

Volvo has a redesigned V60 wagon on sale soon, and just like its predecessor the handsome load lugger has spawned a more rugged V60 Cross Country variant. It isn't due until the 2020 model year, meaning the first examples won't hit the road until some time next year, and the only variant at launch will be a T5 AWD. Mild hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants...

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Volvo V60 wagon sharpened with R-Design and R-Design Pro upgrades

Volvo's newest V60 wagon is one handsome load lugger. It's a great alternative to the XC60 if you loathe the idea of driving a crossover SUV but still want the added cargo space, and now it can look downright sporty thanks to the addition of an R-Design package. Buyers in some markets will also be able to add extra features with a new R-Design Pro pack...

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2019 Audi S6 Avant spy shots

Audi engineers are hard at work developing a redesigned S6 and more have just been spotted, some without any camouflage gear. The prototypes are for the wagon body style, referred to by Audi as an Avant. Audi revealed the new A6 Avant (shown below) earlier this year, which means the sportier S6 Avant can't be far. It should debut alongside a redesigned S6...

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2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 S Wagon first drive review: the finest bagel hauler

In this SUV-crazy era, we don't see enough bankers' hot rods anymore, but the mad scientists at AMG have a machine to feed the few who desire one. The 603-horsepower 2018 Mercedes-Benz E63 S sedan is bonkers in the best possible way, but it has a sibling that is even stranger while being more practical. For those who need to haul the kids, the soccer...

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Sharper look for 2019 Audi A4

It seems like the current A4 only arrived yesterday but Audi already has an updated version of its popular small sedan. That's because even though we only received it in late 2016, the car has been on sale elsewhere since early 2015. Yet to be announced for the United States but expected here in early 2019, the updated A4 brings a sharper look thanks to a...

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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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