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Hit the dunes with the 2018 Land Rover Discovery SVX

Land Rover previews a production-spec 2018 Discovery SVX worth 575 horsepower and 625Nm of torque When Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) team isn’t dreaming up bonkers road-warriors like the 600-horsepower XE SV Project 8 or the F-Type SVR capable of 0-100km/h in 3.5 seconds, they are busy going…

The people’s crossover is the 2020 Volkswagen ID Crozz

An electric crossover that handles like a Golf GTI? German giant Volkswagen is pledging to offer 23 all-electric cars by the year 2025, starting with the just-revealed ID Crozz in 2020… As part of its plan for mass electrification by the year 2022 German giant Volkswagen is investing 6 billion…

The Mercedes EQA is the future of hot hatchbacks

Mercedes says the company will offer 10 all-electric vehicles by the year 2022, and one of them is previewed by the new EQA compact concept capable of 0-100km/h in under five seconds… At the Frankfurt motor show this week Mercedes-Benz boss Dieter Zetsche is clear: “By 2022 we will have…

BMW’s latest i Vision EV goes after Tesla

The Munich manufacturer has just revealed the i Vision concept in Frankfurt, a Gran Coupe design study with all-electric power going straight after Tesla — and what’s more BMW says it’s coming in the near future… We’ve already seen the gigantic six-seater X7 (with that mug, you can’t miss it…),…

The coolest car in Frankfurt is this tiny 2019 Honda Urban EV

Honda has stolen the hearts of Frankfurt show goers with this new neo-retro Urban EV zero-emissions compact heading to production in 2019 Believe it, Honda may be getting back on the tracks set by enthusiast and founder Soichiro Honda who led his company upholding the values of great engineering. More…

The new Porsche 911 GT3 Touring doesn’t give you wings

Porsche has just revealed a GT3 with a Touring Package, sans wing, and sans automatic transmission — yours from AED540K Next time when you hear about the lament for the death of manual transmissions in the car world just shout, “Fake news!” If the new Porsche 911 GT3 Touring is…

Ten things to know about the 10-million dirham Mercedes-AMG Project One

Mercedes-AMG’s new hypercar is all about superlatives — a ridiculous price tag along with ridiculous specs… How does 1,000bhp and 11,000rpm sound? Mercedes-AMG has launched the Project One hypercar concept to the world’s press at the Frankfurt motor show previewing a 2018 production car that will command a price tag…

Go back in time with the new Caterham Supersprint

British sports car specialist Caterham celebrates the 60th anniversary of Colin Chapman’s Lotus Seven with a new limited edition retro racer for the road called the Seven Supersprint When Colin Chapman, the founder of Lotus, designed the original Seven sports car, he envisioned the most simple way to have fun…

BMW’s new X7 is a kidney grille with six seats

Munich previews the upcoming X7 with a six-seater concept SUV headed to the Frankfurt motor show — it looks, um, interesting… The Germans are calling it a concept headed to next week’s Frankfurt motor show, but this is pretty much what the production-spec, American-built, 2018 BMW X7 full-sizer will look…

This new Evora is the fastest Lotus ever

After finally turning a profit Lotus is looking forward to a sustainable future in the business of sports cars — so here’s a new 10-year old sports car called the Evora GT430 Sport It’s nice to know that British sports car maker Lotus has turned a profit “for the first…