Tag Archives: Sedans

2020 Hyundai Sonata spy shots

Hyundai is close to finalizing a redesigned Sonata with styling inspired by the handsome Le Fil Rouge concept car (shown below) unveiled in March at the Geneva auto show. A prototype for the new mid-size sedan has been spotted at the Nürburgring and looks to be wearing its final skin. A few details are missing however, such as the production taillights...

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2019 Genesis G70 first drive review: getting the details right

While I want for my turn to attack the track at Tamworth, New Hampshire's Club Motorsports in the 2019 Genesis G70, I notice some of the car's details. The diamond-quilted nappa leather upholstery looks like it was sourced from a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. I shut off the traction control and turn the driver selector to Sport mode; its knurled metal...

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Bentley to celebrate centenary with Mulsanne homage to brand founder

Bentley will celebrate the centenary of its founding next year and one of the highlights planned is the launch of a special Mulsanne that pays home to brand founder Walter Owen (W.O.) Bentley. In particular, the car pays homage to the Bentley founder's personal 1930 8 Litre. The special Mulsanne is called the Mulsanne W.O. Edition by Mulliner, and just 100...

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2020 Porsche Taycan spy shots and video

Behold the production version of 2015's stunning Mission E concept: the 2020 Porsche Taycan. The car is a small fastback sedan sedan with an electric powertrain. Don't worry, those exhaust tips are just dummy units to fool onlookers. The rest of the design is very close to the concept we first saw at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. From the elegant...

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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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Next BMW M3 to weigh less than current M3 CS model

When the next-generation BMW M3 shows face, likely for 2020, expect it to pick up a few tricks and slim down from the current M3 CS model. We're talking about a lighter and faster M3 sport sedan. New details from an Autocar report last Friday shed new light on the upcoming M3. Foremost, a move to BMW's CLAR architecture will put the next M3 on a diet, even...

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Rare Swede: just 20 Volvo S60 T8 Polestar Engineered sedans pegged for US

Volvo wasn't fibbing when it said the 2019 S60 T8 Polestar Engineered would be available in limited numbers. By limited, the Swedish luxury brand meant 20 cars—for all of the United States. Thus, the hottest of the S60 sedan variants will be quite a rarity, and drivers won't even be able to own one. The S60 T8 Polestar Engineered will only be...

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2019 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat gets revised look, Demon tech

The Dodge Charger and its Challenger sibling soldier on for the 2019 model year with yet a new round of updates. For the Charger, Dodge has very much focused on the SRT Hellcat flagship. The super muscle sedan sticks with an eight-speed automatic and that 6.2-liter supercharged V-8 spitting out 707 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque, but there's...

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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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