Tag Archives: Spy Shots

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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2019 McLaren 600LT spy shots

McLaren will unveil a new member of its Sports Series on June 28. Expected to go by the name 600LT, the car will be a new hardcore variant to plug the gap between the current 570S and the 720S from the Super Series. LT, which stands for Longtail in McLaren-speak, is the British automaker's designation for track-focused road cars. Our latest spy shots show a...

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2020 Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet spy shots and video

Porsche is out testing a new generation of the 911, the 992, and the latest prototype spotted is for the car's Turbo Cabriolet variant. The new 911 will be revealed late this year or early next, initially in Carrera and Carrera S guises. The 911 Turbo should trail the basic models by six months to a year. We expect it to go on sale in the United States late...

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2020 Audi RS 7 spy shots and video

A test mule for the Audi Sport version of the recently launched second-generation A7 has been spotted. Yes, you're looking at the gestation of a new RS 7 sledgehammer. The current model is one of the most potent sedans on the market and this new one's set to lift the bar even higher. As we're only at the test mule stage, Audi Sport engineers are still...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 sedan spy shots

The Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 is a little rocket. Its heavily breathed on 2.0-liter turbo-4 makes an otherwise unlovable car quite lovable. For its next generation of subcompact cars, Mercedes-AMG plans to offer two levels of performance in a car we hope to be more appealing, the new A-Class sedan. Updated versions of the CLA and GLA are expected as well. These...

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2019 Audi S7 spy shots and video

Audi's A7 didn't start the modern coupe-like sedan trend, but with its muscular proportions, beautiful surfacing and Kammback rear it managed to make us almost forget the segment's progenitor, the Mercedes-Benz CLS. The handsome four-door has been redesigned for the 2019 model year, though so far we've only been treated to the regular A7...

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