Tag Archives: 2019

Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch teased ahead of 2018 Paris auto show

Mercedes-Benz's latest A-Class has already arrived in hatchback and sedan guises, and soon we'll see another A-Class variant revealed. We're talking about the new Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch due in October at the 2018 Paris auto show and previewed here in a pair of teaser photos. For its next generation of compact cars, AMG plans to offer two levels of...

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2019 Volkswagen Beetle Final Edition marks end of cult hero

It was in 1938 that the Volkswagen Type 1, more commonly referred to as the Beetle, or “Käfer” in its home market of Germany, first rolled off the line. Eight decades on and the nameplate is still with us, though sadly that won't be the case for long. VW revealed a Beetle Final Edition model on Thursday and announced that the 2019 model...

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2019 Lexus UX priced $33,025 to start

Lexus' new entry-level crossover has a price. The Japanese luxury brand announced Wednesday the 2019 UX crossover will start at $33,025, which includes a $1,025 destination fee. The base price will net a UX200 with a 168-horsepoewr 2.0-liter inline-4 under the hood. Power is sent via a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to the front wheels. Stepping...

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2019 Lexus UX priced $33,025 to start

Lexus' new entry-level crossover has a price. The Japanese luxury brand announced Wednesday the 2019 UX crossover will start at $33,025, which includes a $1,025 destination fee. The base price will net a UX200 with a 168-horsepoewr 2.0-liter inline-4 under the hood. Power is sent via a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to the front wheels. Stepping...

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2019 Lexus ES first to market with cameras instead of side mirrors

The 2019 Lexus ES has become the first production car to replace conventional side mirrors with cameras. Unfortunately, the cameras will only be offered in Japan where the technology was made legal in 2016. The ES starts sales in Japan in October. Elsewhere, the mid-size sedan sticks with mirrors. Audi's new e-tron electric SUV due for a reveal on September...

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2019 Ford F-150 Raptor’s new Trail Control is ideal for rock crawling

Ford's F-150 Raptor receives significant updates for 2019. No, there isn't a new V-8 option. Instead, the updates have centered on improving the truck's off-road credentials. Among them is a feature called Trail Control that Ford likens to a cruise control system for off-roading. When hitting challenging terrain, Trail Control automatically adjusts power...

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Mercedes-Benz teases 2019 GLE luxury SUV

Mercedes-Benz will unveil a redesigned 2019 GLE on Tuesday but just couldn't wait so decided to drop a couple of teaser video over the weekend giving us some early glimpses. The current GLE was introduced for the 2016 model year but is really just an update of the M-Class launched in 2012. The new GLE should be on sale early next year following a likely...

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2019 Audi Q8 priced from $68,395, rivals BMW X6 and Mercedes GLE Coupe

Audi has a new flagship SUV in the form of the 2019 Q8. It's a mid-size offering with coupe-like styling, making it an alternative to vehicles like the BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. And Audi confirmed Thursday that the Q8 will be priced between its rivals, with the base price coming in at $68,395 with shipping. That's steeper than what you have to pay...

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2019 Fiat 124 Spider benefits from new options including Monza exhaust for Abarth

Fiat will look to spice things up for its 124 Spider with a handful of new options being introduced for 2019. Key among them is a Record Monza exhaust upgrade for the 124 Spider Abarth that gives the car a more aggressive growl. It offers some solace to fans still sour from the Abarth model only receiving a 10-horsepower edge over the standard 124 Spider...

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2019 Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison debuts with extra off-road gear

Chevrolet on Thursday unveiled another off-road-focused pickup and it wears the Colorado ZR2 Bison name. Previewed by the Colorado ZR2 AEV concept unveiled at the 2017 SEMA show, the Colorado ZR2 Bison starts off as a run-of-the-mill Colorado ZR2, an already credible off-roader, and builds upon this with extra protective gear to make the mid-size pickup...

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