Tag Archives: SUVs

BMW X8 flagship SUV to emphasize rear-seat comfort, launch in 2020

BMW won't yet spill the beans on what its flagship SUV, to be called the X8, will embody, but new details on the vehicle have surfaced. According to an Autocar report published Friday, the X8 will place its emphasis on rear-seat passengers and their comfort. Additionally, it should feature a sloping roofline and more "coupe-like" design potentially like the...

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BMW teases iNext tech flagship, says concept coming in 2018

BMW has dropped multiple hints over the past couple of years about a new technological flagship code-named the iNext, and at its annual general meeting held in Munich on Thursday the automaker provided an early glimpse at the vehicle which is due in 2021. The teaser goes some way toward confirming the iNext as a crossover SUV with styling influenced by the...

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Meet the 2019 Ford Everest: the other Ranger-based SUV

Ford is developing a new Bronco SUV around its tough T6 body-on-frame platform founder underneath the 2019 Ranger mid-size pickup truck. But what many readers may not know is that the Blue Oval already uses the T6 platform in a pair of SUVs sold outside the United States, one of them a tough off-roader sold by Brazilian firm Troller, which Ford acquired in...

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Meet the 2019 Ford Everest: the other Ranger-based SUV

Ford is developing a new Bronco SUV around its tough T6 body-on-frame platform founder underneath the 2019 Ranger mid-size pickup truck. But what many readers may not know is that the Blue Oval already uses the T6 platform in a pair of SUVs sold outside the United States, one of them a tough off-roader sold by Brazilian firm Troller, which Ford acquired in...

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Tesla Model X sets world record towing a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Tesla has set a new Guinness World Record. One of the automaker's Model X crossover SUVs towed a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner for 987 feet to become the heaviest tow by a production passenger electric vehicle. The attempt took place in Melbourne, Australia with help from the country's national carrier Qantas. According to Qantas, the passenger jet weighs a hefty...

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Audi teases Q8 and associated miniseries

Feast your eyes on the Audi Q8's rear end via a teaser sketch the German luxury brand provided Monday. Along with the fresh teaser image, Audi also announced a Q8 miniseries that will feature on a special microsite. The mini-series will feature five episodes beginning on May 21 through June 5. In the process, the Q8 will make its first appearances. The...

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Land Rover Range Rover SV Coupe hits the ‘Ring

Land Rover is bringing out an extra-exclusive coupe version of its popular Range Rover SUV. The vehicle, priced from a staggering $295,000 and limited to just 999 units worldwide, was shown for the first time in March at the 2018 Geneva auto show and is due to start deliveries later this year. It turns out Land Rover engineers haven't quite finished with...

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Hyundai N mulls hot Kona SUV

A hot version of the Kona SUV will eventuate, if the boss of Hyundai's new N performance division has his way. In an interview with Auto Express published Wednesday, Hyundai N boss Albert Biermann revealed that he's already tasked his engineers with starting work on a potential Kona N in order to persuade senior management to give it the green light for...

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Borgward joins coupe-like crossover craze with BX6

Historic German brand Borgward has unveiled its third model since its revival in 2015, the BX6 coupe-like crossover SUV. Borgward first showed a concept of the BX6 in 2016 but the company finally rolled out the production version on May 9 during a special ceremony in Beijing. The BX6 is Borgward's alternative to the BMW X4 and Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe, and...

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Might a flagship crossover for Lexus be called the LQ?

A trademark application for the LQ name filed by Toyota with the United States Patent and Trademark Office might end up being used for a new flagship crossover SUV for Lexus. The trademark application was filed on May 7, specifically for use on automobiles and structural parts thereof. The two letter naming convention isn't used by any current Toyotas but...

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