Spy Shots

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots and video

Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz's next-generation S-Class have been spotted. The car is expected to debut at the 2019 Frankfurt auto show and should be in showrooms in 2020 as a 2021 model. From earlier test mules, we know the general size and proportions will match up with the current model but there will be a slightly wider track and it also looks like...

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2019 BMW X4 M spy shots and video

Behold the latest spy shots and video of the first-ever BMW X4 M. Yes, the folks at the M division are bowing to demand pressures for more SUVs and will add the new X4 M as well as a new X3 M to join the existing X5 M and X6 M. This way the M division will have direct rivals for Mercedes-AMG's GLC63 and GLC63 Coupe duo in the small SUV segment. Just note...

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2019 Renault Mégane RS Trophy spy shots

Renault's RS version of its Golf-rivaling Mégane hatchback (shown below) is already one of the fastest front-wheel-drive cars in production. Soon, a more hardcore version with extra power and fewer pounds will arrive, and we've just caught a prototype being pushed hard at the Nürburgring. To be called the Mégane RS Trophy, the car was...

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Spy shots and video of possible BMW M4 CSL

BMW M engineers are testing an extreme version of the already hardcore M4 GTS at the Nürburgring and on some of the German race track's surrounding roads. It's impossible to say whether this is a new model in the works or just some routine testing of components, but there's been confirmation from M boss Frank van Meel that hardcore, track-focused...

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2020 Porsche 911 Turbo spy shots and video

Spy photographers have spotted a prototype for a new generation of the Porsche 911 Turbo, the everyday supercar. The new Porsche 911 is coming later this year, initially in Carrera and Carrera S guises. But you can count on there being multiple other versions to cater to Porsche's discerning clientele. We're talking close to two dozen distinct...

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2019 Opel Astra spy shots

Opel engineers are out testing a prototype for a facelifted version of the Astra compact hatchback. The facelifted Astra is expected on sale in markets where Opel operates sometime next year. The tweaks constitute a mid-cycle update for the current Astra which made its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. We can expect a new front fascia and revised...

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2020 BMW 7-Series spy shots

The current BMW 7-Series is one of the most dynamic and technologically advanced offerings in its class, but its predictable styling and drab interior leave a lot to be desired. This is a six-figure car once you add a few options, yet to the average onlooker it's hard to distinguish from the lesser 5-Series. This is reflected in the sales. In 2017...

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2020 Buick LaCrosse spy shots

The Buick LaCrosse will soon come in for a facelift as evidenced by a camouflaged prototype spotted testing recently. The LaCrosse was last redesigned for 2017 so this facelift represents a mid-cycle update for the large sedan. Expect it to arrive in the second half of 2019 as a 2020 model. The LaCrosse hasn't escaped the current downtrend afflicting the...

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Is BMW cooking up an M4 CSL?

BMW M engineers are testing an extreme version of the already hardcore M4 GTS near BMW's Nürburgring test center. It's impossible to say whether this is a new model in the works or just some routine testing of new components, but there's been confirmation from M boss Frank van Meel that hardcore, track-focused models are coming—complete with CSL...

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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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