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VW Golf Mk8: what to expect from 2018 Golf

Rated 3 out of 53

Georg Kacher, 27 October 2014 15:44

Blink and you might indeed miss the differences between recent VW Golf generations. The jump from Mk6 to Mk7 was especially minuscule from a cosmetic point of view - and it sounds like the Mk8 coming in 2018 won’t shake the boat too radically. Instead of ditching the Golf’s iconic style, Wolfsburg is set on delivering ever more technology under ...

Honda Civic Type R (2015) prototype spotted in London

Rated 4 out of 54

CJ Hubbard, 23 October 2014 13:21

Serendipity is a wonderful thing – a prototype version of the new Honda Civic Type R just drove right by CAR photographer Richard Pardon while he was out in central London. And no, it wasn’t a pre-arranged set-up; these shots come directly from his iPhone. Given the amazingly subtle prototype wrap and the obvious surfeit of challenging driving roads in the ...

Every Porsche 911 to go turbocharged in 2015 with 991.2

Rated 4 out of 54

Georg Kacher, 17 October 2014 06:45

Is nothing sacred? Zuffenhausen is preparing a facelift for the Porsche 911 family which will see the 991.2 generation launch in autumn 2015 with the majority of engines turbocharged. Yes, the days of a naturally aspirated flat six are numbered, even for the venerable 911 range, the new issue of CAR magazine reveals. The November 2014 issue, which went on ...

Jaguar F-type AWD: more spy photos ahead of LA debut

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Tim Pollard, 16 October 2014 14:20

We first scooped the new four-wheel drive Jaguar F-type back in July 2014 - and now it’s out on manoeuvres again, in what appears to be production-ready, showroom-badged guise. Our man with the long lens noticed the taped-up rear of this F-type prototype, masking what he believes to be the AWD badge on the right-hand side. Jaguar is planning to ...

BMW M2 (2015): Munich’s new baby hotshot revealed

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Tim Pollard, 15 October 2014 09:31

There’s a new compact M division treat in store for fans in 2015: the BMW M2, scooped exclusively in the new November 2014 issue of CAR magazine. The new edition, on sale in print and digital editions for tablets today, names the new cars coming in 2015 that we’re most excited about. And the M2 is most certainly near the ...

Audi R8 (2015): tech chief confirms plug-in hybrid and EV

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Tim Pollard, 07 October 2014 10:11

The new 2015 Audi R8 isn’t far away: CAR understands that it’ll arrive next summer, with production slated to start in June 2015. And the R8 Mk2 will aim to electrify the sports car market in more ways than one: two electric versions were confirmed to us by Audi’s tech chief. Speaking to CAR at the Paris motor show, Audi ...

Mazda CX-5 spied preparing for 2015 facelift

Rated 4 out of 54

Tim Pollard, 06 October 2014 16:48

Mazda is preparing a mid-life facelift for its popular CX-5 soft-roader - and our spy photographers have caught the 2015 SUV on test in Germany. Our new photos reveal no obvious sheet metal changes, as you might expect with a model-year update. But there are some areas which appear as if they’re being upgraded on the 2015 CX-5: 1) A ...

Jeep’s Nissan Juke spotted dressed as a Fiat (2013)

Rated 0 out of 50

Ollie Kew, 01 October 2014 11:00

Here’s one of the weirdest test mules CAR’s spy snappers have ever scooped: the new Jeep supermini-crossover. Underneath the jacked-up Fiat 500L body and Alfa Romeo Mito headlights, this is Jeep’s new weapon for pinching European-based sales from the popular Korean and Japanese miniature crossovers. Not a Fiat 500L sporting a Polo Harlequin paint job then? Mercifully not. The reason ...

Mercedes GLB: the baby G-wagen is coming in 2019

Rated 3 out of 53

Georg Kacher, 30 September 2014 11:57

Daimler is preparing a baby G-wagen to bring the chunky SUV look to the masses. Codenamed X247, the new Mercedes GLB is due to enter production in September 2019, The GLB badge is the likely badge earmarked for this junior 4x4, which is openly referred to as a smaller G-wagen. So a tougher, rougher SUV compared with the GLA’s smooth, ...

Audi A5 Coupe Mk2: the new A5’s coming in 2016

Rated 3.5 out of 53.5

Georg Kacher, 22 September 2014 15:37

Testing on the next Audi A5 is underway ahead of a 2016 launch. These new spy photos capture the new A5 coupe on test at the Nurburgring in Germany. They show an early test car mule, wearing cut-n-shut bodywork of the existing A5 around the running gear of the second-generation model. What’s new on the 2016 Audi A5? Designwise, the ...

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