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2019 BMW 8 Series

2019 BMW 8 Series

The iconic grand tourer returns after 20 years!

Built between 1989 and 1999, the BMW 8 Series is now regarded as one of the most daring and intriguing Bimmers ever made. It’s also among the most desirable BMWs built in the 1990s. Requested again and again by fans ever since it was discontinued, the 8 Series finally made a comeback. Previewed by a concept car at the 2017 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, the modern 8 Series made its debut at the 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans race in France.

A new 8 Series has been rumored for quite a few years, but for some weird reason BMW refused to bring it back until now. And I say "weird" because the German brand is in dire need of a luxury coupe above the 6 Series. With Mercedes-Benz already selling a two-door S-Class and Audi working on the A9, the 8 Series was pretty much mandatory in order for BMW to keep up with the competition. And needless to say, the S-Class was already far ahead of the 7 Series long before it gained coupe and convertible variants. Will the upcoming 8 Series have what it takes? Find out in my speculative review below.

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The Angry new Audi A1 is Sharper, More Intense and Full of Tech

The Angry new Audi A1 is Sharper, More Intense and Full of Tech

The new Audi A1 may be the angriest small car ever. Not only is it the opposite of cute, adorable or whatever, but its build has undoubtedly been heavily influenced by some of the maddest Audi cars from history. In its press release, Audi mentioned Ur-Quattro and Sport Quattro five times which are clear innuendos about their newest small car. It should be a dynamic masterpiece rooted in the success stories of amazing Audi rally racers from yesteryear. Throwing so many “Quattro” signs around led me to think that they actually launched a version with Quattro AWD, but I was wrong. They did not. At least not yet.

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6 Astonishing Tech Gizmos and Cool Features of the new BMW 8 Series

6 Astonishing Tech Gizmos and Cool Features of the new BMW 8 Series

The BMW 8 series is a fascinating exercise in design, technology, and style. It also sits at the high-end of the BMW lineup, and that is an incredible place to be as it is full of magic, science, emotion, and prestige. I am presenting you Six amazing features of the new BMW 8 series as well as the most outstanding technology which BMW plans to use to fight the S-class Coupe and its likeness.

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2019 Audi RS6 Avant

2019 Audi RS6 Avant

Audi’s resident giant killer is getting the next-generation treatment

The new Audi RS6 Avant has been spotted covered in partial camouflage while making the test rounds recently. The high-performance wagon model of the A6 sedan is the latest Audi model to be captured by spy photographers. If anything, this shows that Audi’s test drivers have had their work cut out of them. The sporty station wagon was even spotted alongside the RS Q8 SUV.

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What the heck is the Porsche Taycan?

What the heck is the Porsche Taycan?

For the past couple of days, the Internet has been swamped with something called the Taycan. Not a common word and certainly a unique name, would not you say?

Only a week ago, as part of the “70 years of Porsche Sports Cars” ceremony, Porsche revealed that their new car, thus far referred to using the Mission E corporate designation, will be called the Taycan. This will be the first all-electric Porsche and an evolved version of the Mission E Concept we learned about on the first public unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor Show three years ago.

If you are wondering why Porsche would want an electric five door superhatch that is a tad smaller than the Panamera, look no further than the Tesla Model S. This project is a Porsche stab at the favourite electric car and now it officially has a new name.

Any numbers in the name? No! Hidden messages? Yes!

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The BMW 8 Series Coupe has Debuted and It's Stunning

The BMW 8 Series Coupe has Debuted and It’s Stunning

There’s lots of cool tech and power but it won’t come cheap

We’re finally getting a look at the BMW 8 Series in high resolution and ready to take on the Mercedes S-Class in a Serious way. It’s expected to hit the road in the U.K. in November with a price ranging from £76,740 to as much as £100,025 for the range-topping (until the M8, anyway) M850i seen in all of the images we have here. Pricing for the U.S. has yet to be released.

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2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

2019 Aston Martin DBS Superleggera

Replacing the Vanquish with a classic

Aston Martin is in the middle of revamping its entire lineup. Having replaced the DB9 with the DB11 and the old Vantage with a brand-new model, the Brits are now testing a replacement for the Vanquish. But the new grand tourer won’t carry the same name. In April 2018, Aston Martin announced that it’s reviving the DBS Superleggera nameplate for its flagship model.

The DBS name goes a long way back, having been used for the first time between 1967 and 1972. The badge was revived in 2007 when it was used for the super GT that replaced the first-generation Vanquish. The latter returned in 2012, and it’s now set to disappear again to make way for the "DBS" badge. The Superleggera name will be used as a tribute to Carrozzeria Touring, the company that designed the iconic Aston Martin DB4, DB5, and DB6. Here’s what we already know about the upcoming grand tourer.

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The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata to Come with More Power and Higher Red Line

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata to Come with More Power and Higher Red Line

One of the world’s best sports cars is getting about to become even better

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 Miata is getting some needed updates, and a big part of those updates include a 26-horsepower increase that will give the popular roadster 181 horsepower to play with. The months-long rumor about the MX-5’s power bump has been confirmed, among other interesting bits about the updated version of one of the world’s most popular sports cars.

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How to Pronounce the Taycan name and What Sets the Porsche Apart - Video

How to Pronounce the Taycan name and What Sets the Porsche Apart - Video

Can electric cars deliver the same feeling?

Porsche has released a video that explains just how to pronounce “Taycan,” and how that car will have the “soul” that other cars lack.

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Volvo Teases the New S60 Polestar Days Before its Debut

Volvo Teases the New S60 Polestar Days Before its Debut

Is it too early to start getting excited about this model?

A day after introducing the Polestar Engineered Performance Pack for the upcoming S60 sedan, Volvo is now teasing the range-topping T8 S60 that’s going to receive the performance infusion from Polestar. The new teaser comes in the form of a 12-second video, showing the T8 S60’s front section, while also giving us a birds-eye glimpse of the sedan.

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2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder

2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder

Turbocharged or all-motor? We don’t know yet, but it will be cool!

It’s been two years since Porsche updated the current Boxster, also giving it a "718" badge, and it seems that the German firm is finally working on a new iteration of the higher-performance Spyder model. First introduced in 2009 and relaunched in 2015, the Boxster Spyder is a modern tribute to the 718 Spyder of the 1960s, and the upcoming will be the first to actually wear the iconic "718" badge next to the "Spyder" lettering.

Introduced in 2016, the facelifted third-generation Porsche Boxster gained a couple of major changes compared to its predecessor. While the styling and interior didn’t change much compared to the previous roadster, the new Boxster changed its name to the 718 Boxster, a tribute to a sports car from the late 1950s, and switched to turbocharged engines for the first time ever. There isn’t a lot of information to run by as of this writing, but the spyder configuration is pretty obvious in the spy shots. First spotted in snowy weather in northern Europe, the upcoming sports car hit the Nurburgring track for some high-performance testing in April 2018. And we can see a few differences. The soft-top roof is different toward the back, while the engine hood features the famous flying buttresses. I also spotted a few changes front and rear. They’re not massive, but they do make the Spyder a bit more aggressive. Under the hood, it should get the most powerful engine ever fitted in a Boxster, but the nameplate’s switch to turbocharging makes things a bit complicated. We should find out more later this year, but until then let’s have a closer look at the spy shots in the speculative review below.

The new 718 Boxster Spyder could break cover in the summer of 2018.

Updated 06/15/2018: Our spy photographers caught the upcoming 718 Boxster Spyder out for a new testing session, but this time with its top down.

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BMW 8 Series Revealed in all its Glory Before the Official Debut

BMW 8 Series Revealed in all its Glory Before the Official Debut

it’s another "leak..."

The BMW 8 Series is set to make its official debut sometime today and, sure as the day is long, someone has managed to leak a set of official images prior to the big event.

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The 2019 BMW 2 Series Coupe Retains RWD; Convertible Model Cancelled

The 2019 BMW 2 Series Coupe Retains RWD; Convertible Model Cancelled

There will be a FWD 2 Series, though

Some members of the BMW 2 Series family will actually retain rear-wheel drive, despite rumors and worries that the lineup would follow the 1 Series trend and go FWD only.

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2019 Volvo S60

2019 Volvo S60

A smaller S90 for the masses

Discontinued in 2018, the second-generation Volvo S60 sedan is about to get a redesign. Although the wagon version was unveiled at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, the four-door has yet to make a public appearance, but an unveiling is scheduled for June 2018, and we’re rolling out a preview.

The S60 sedan is set to get a major makeover. With almost eight years under its belt, the second-gen S60 is no longer a viable option on the market, especially with Volvo using a new design language, new technology, and new engines since 2014. We’ve already seen the V60, and we know it’s a downsized version of the V90. Will the S60 follow in the same footsteps and show up as a shrunken S90? Find out in the review below.

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There's a Bentley Bentayga Speed on the Way with "Big" Design Changes

There’s a Bentley Bentayga Speed on the Way with "Big" Design Changes

The Bentayga is all set to capture its lost glory with the ’Speed’

Every premium automaker has a luxury SUV in its line-up today. There’s the Rolls Royce Cullinan, the Lamborghini Urus, the Porsche Cayenne, and the Bentley Bentayga, to name a few. This segment is in great demand, and every manufacturer is tirelessly trying to outdo each other by introducing various engine options and what not. This time, Bentley is developing a faster Bentayga, called the Bentayga Speed. This SUV will not just be faster on the road; it’s also set to feature some big design changes.

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The Skoda Kodiaq RS Sets Nurburgring Record for Seven-Seat SUVs

The Skoda Kodiaq RS Sets Nurburgring Record for Seven-Seat SUVs

It’s slower than you’d think!

The Skoda Kodiak RS has yet to break cover as a production model, but the SUV just set a Nurburgring record for seven-seat haulers. The slightly beefed-up SUV completed the iconic Nordschleife in 9:29.84 minutes with race driver Sabine Schmitz behind the wheel.

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2019 Audi A6 Allroad

2019 Audi A6 Allroad

Audi’s versatile off-road crossover/wagon is headed our way again

A prototype version of the new Audi A6 Allroad has been spotted on a test run, suggesting that we could be close to seeing the new model make its debut. While it does look like an old test mule for the Audi A6 Avant, there’s no question that this is the A6 Allroad given how much higher it rides compared to the Avant and the base A6 sedan.

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