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Mercedes C63 AMG (2014) revealed in new spy photos

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CJ Hubbard, 11 September 2014 06:00

Why would a current Mercedes C-class be running around the roads outside the Nurburgring still wearing prototype camouflage? Simple: this ain’t no cooking model – this is the forthcoming C63 AMG, snapped ahead of its imminent launch. Expected to star at the 2014 Paris motor show, the new AMG C-class keeps the current C63 model designation but is set to ...

Audi TT Roadster (2015) revealed in new spy photos

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Tim Pollard, 03 September 2014 09:32

You’re looking at the stil-under-wraps 2015 Audi TT Roadster, the soft-top replacement for today’s TT convertible. There are few shocks visible in our spy photos. The Audi TT coupe transforms effortlessly into a cabriolet with the help of a canvas soft-top; all models will have electric operation to go topless at the press of a button. Note the heavily stylised ...

Land Rover: new 2016 Discovery, Defender and more to come

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Ben Pulman, 03 September 2014 07:00

Land Rover’s rapid rate of expansion is set to increase as the British SUV maker readies new Range Rover, Discovery and (at long last) Defender models. The Range Rover brand has doubled in size over the past few years, with the Evoque and long-wheelbase Range Rover joining the latest full-size Rangie and Mk2 Range Sport (and it’s set to grow ...

Jaguar XJ (2015): spy photos reveal the XJ facelift

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Tim Pollard, 01 September 2014 12:47

Jaguar is about to give its distinctive XJ limo a mid-life refresh, judging by these spy photographs taken by CAR magazine. This is a long-wheelbase XJL, marked out by the stretched rear door and long-wheelbase passenger compartment. You don't often see the XJ’s side-window line, dubbed DLO or 'daylight opening' in designer-speak, framed by chrome overlays. It makes it look even more ...

Mercedes GLK Mk2 is coming to the UK in 2015

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Tim Pollard, 28 August 2014 10:27

Brits will no longer be denied the Mercedes GLK – the second-generation of Daimler’s mid-sized SUV will be engineered in right-hand drive and is bound for UK showrooms. Our new spy photos capture the Merc GLK – codenamed X253 - out on test in Germany, albeit in left-hand drive form. Reports that the GLK will be unveiled at the Detroit ...

Mercedes G-Wagen refuses to die: 2016 makeover keeps G-class alive

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Georg Kacher, 22 August 2014 10:20

Some cars simply refuse to die - like the Land Rover Defender, the Morgan Plus 8 and the Mercedes Geländewagen, aka the G-wagen. Mercedes-Benz launched the brick-shaped SUV together with its partner Steyr-Daimler-Puch back in 1979 when most of the vehicles that rolled off the assembly line in Graz, Austria, were sprayed camouflage brown or Nato olive. Over time, however, the ...

BMW 2-series Convertible (2015) spied at the Nurburgring

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Tim Pollard, 21 August 2014 12:47

The new BMW 2-series Convertible has stepped out on test at the Nurburgring ahead of its planned debut at the Paris motor show 2014. And judging by CAR’s spy photos, the 2-series convertible is hammering at quite a pace. Just check out the compressed rear suspension as it corners at high speed on the Nordschleife. The F22 2-series Convertible will ...

Jaguar XF (2016): CAR scoops the X260, aka XF Mk2

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Tim Pollard, 20 August 2014 10:41

The new 2016 Jaguar XF will be a mini-me XJ and a big brother to the junior XE, judging by CAR magazine’s exclusive new spy photos. Caught out on test in the West Midlands for the first time, the next Jaguar XF shows the pace of change is unrelenting under Tata’s ownership. Not content with launching the new F-type in ...

Beetlemania: why VW is considering four new Beetle bodystyles

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Georg Kacher, 18 August 2014 15:07

In 2013, VW sold 120,000 Beetles worldwide. Not a huge volume by VW standards, but a big enough segment to hang on to, which is exactly what the Germans intend to do when the cult car adopts the modern MQB matrix in 2019. This architecture, or platform, is so much more versatile than today’s components sets that it allows Wolfsburg ...

Audi RS3 Sportback (2015): Audi guns for Merc’s A45 AMG

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Tim Pollard, 18 August 2014 11:30

The disguise is peeling away from the new 2015 Audi RS3, revealed in our latest spy photos. And the latest information from Ingolstadt is that the hot hatch power war is showing no signs of dissipating: the new RS3 Sportback arriving early in 2015 is tipped to get 360bhp. It’s a worrying trend in hot-hatchkind: as nearly all GTIs turn ...

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