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BMW X3 preview

BMW on Monday unveiled a redesigned X3. The reveal took place at BMW's plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina where production has just started. The first examples are due in showrooms in November, as 2018 models. The third-generation X3 is the first SUV based on BMW's CLAR modular platform which made its debut in the 2016 7-Series. It brings some...

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New concept previews Mini electric car coming in 2019

BMW Group's Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial basis late last decade to help gather feedback from the public. The BMW Group used the feedback for the i3 launched in 2014. But with electric cars increasing in popularity, helped along by...

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BMW X7 concept previews new full-size, 3-row SUV

BMW's a bit late to the full-size SUV party, but as they say, "better late than never." The German automaker will use its home show, this week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show, to present the X7 iPerformance concept, a hulking SUV with typical BMW design cues coupled with a plug-in hybrid powertrain and a light and airy cabin. Although...

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Audi RS 4 Avant makes return at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Hot on the heels of Monday's debut of the new rear-wheel-drive R8 supercar, the Audi Sport division has since revealed a new generation of the RS 4. The vehicle made its debut on Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Sadly, the RS 4 is still exclusively a wagon affair, the body style referred to as an Avant by Audi. It means we're likely to...

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Jaguar E-Pace preview

Pint-sized crossover SUVs are all the rage right now and Jaguar is joining the fun with its 2018 E-Pace. Revealed in July, the compact SUV has since made its debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show ahead of a showroom arrival in early 2018. No doubt it's set to end up as one of the, if not the most popular model in the automaker's lineup. The trail has...

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BMW X7 concept previews new full-size, 3-row SUV

BMW's a bit late to the full-size SUV party, but as they say, "better late than never." The German automaker will use its home show, next week's 2017 Frankfurt auto show, to present the X7 iPerformance concept, a hulking SUV with typical BMW design cues coupled with a plug-in hybrid powertrain and a light and airy cabin. Although...

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Tune in, Frankfurt: Mercedes-Benz’s EQ A electric car concept teased

The Mercedes-Benz EQ A electric car concept barely broke cover Saturday in a teaser shot and video, the latest car in what may become a growing all-electric sub-brand for the automaker. Following in the footsteps of the EQ crossover concept from the 2016 Paris auto show, the EQ A appears to marry a little old, a little new, something borrowed, and something...

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Jaguar melds old with new for E-Type Zero electric sports car

Jaguar Land Rover Classic has set out to prove that even owners of classic cars needn't fear the push towards electrification. The official classic car department of Jaguar Land Rover has swapped a fully electric powertrain into the iconic Jaguar E-Type sports car. Called the E-Type Zero, the car is strictly a concept but Jaguar Land Rover is keen to...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS spy shots and video

Mercedes-Benz is out testing prototypes for its next-generation CLS, the current generation of which has been on sale since the 2012 model year. Even though the CLS is more closely related to the E-Class than the S-Class, Mercedes won't rename the vehicle a CLE, as some have speculated. When announcing its new naming strategy in 2014, Mercedes said...

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