Toyota GR Corolla Finally Answers The Call For A Hot Hatch That Fans Have Yearned For Years
2023 Alpina B4 Gran Coupe
When BMW launched the 4 Series Gran Coupe back in 2021, it made it very clear that an M performance version will never happen. But that’s okay, because Alpina just launched something a little bit better than the M4 Gran Coupe. Spied testing quite a few times before, the new B4 Gran Coupe will be put on sale in June of 2022.
The Lotus Eletre Will Be the Heaviest Vehicle in Company History
Lotus recently launched the all-new Eletre SUV, a model that’s been criticized for looking a bit too much like the Lamborghini Urus – or an evolution of it. There’s also some criticism around its billing as the “world’s first hyper SUV” when it doesn’t exactly post hypercar-like power or top speed, the latter of which comes in at 161 mph, by the way. 100 km/h or 62.1 mph is said to come in less than three seconds, but as of today, power output has only been disclosed at “from 600 horsepower.” Hyper SUV? Doesn’t seem like it, but that could just be consequential as a pair of new reports expose not only the Eletre’s weight but what else Lotus has planned for its future.
This 450cc Sportbike Is CFMoto’s Answer To The Honda CBR500R & The Kawasaki Ninja 400
Last year at the 2021 EICMA, CFMoto showcased its mind-blowing SR-C21 concept, which was an instant hit and was expected to birth a multi-cylinder CFMoto sportbike in the future.
Now, a few months later, this seems to be coming true as the Chinese bikemaker has filed type-approval documents for its biggest sportbike yet, called the 450SR. The documents have now been leaked, revealing quite a few details about the bike.
The 2023 Mercedes-Benz A-Class Facelift Was Caught Exploring All Of Europe Sans Much Cover
Mercedes-Benz is busy updating its entire lineup. In the past few months, we caught facelift prototypes of pretty much all the models Mercedes is currently offering. The facelift A-Class was last caught testing back in December 2021, right before the winter holidays.
Now, the car is back, and it seems that Mercedes-Benz decided to test both the sedan and the hatchback at the same time, but not only this, prototypes were caught testing all over Europe, outside the factory’s own gates, at Nürburgring, and around the Arctic Circle.
The 2023 BMW X5 and X6 Are Going to be Epic
It hasn’t been that long since I told you that the BMW X5 M and X6 M were going to change dramatically with the 2023 facelift. Now, a new report from BMW Blog that also cites company insiders say that it’s the entire X5 and X6 lineup that’s going to go through drastic changes in 2023, and we have the dirty details, the most important of which is some serious performance enhancement.
The 2023 Audi Q6 e-Tron Prototype Spied With An Undisguised Front
Audi started to test the future Q6 e-Tron back in October 2021, and then a few times at the beginning of 2022. We know it will even get an RS version! But, all these past times the prototype was heavily camouflaged and it was impossible to make an idea as to how it will look.
Today, however, our spy photographers caught the next Q6 e-Tron out for a new testing session on the roads of Scandinavia, plus, as a bonus, a car with a completely uncovered front end.
The 2023 Porsche Cayenne and Cayenne Coupe Facelift Prototypes Reveal New Details
We knew already that Porsche is working on facelift versions for both, the Cayenne and the Cayenne Coupe. We’ve seen prototypes testing many times in the past few months, but both of them were spotted testing separately. This time, however, our spy photographers managed to catch both the versions for another testing session. It seems that Porsche is really trying to take advantage of the last snow in Northern Europe.
2023 Ford F-150 Rattler
When you buy a truck, you also want to take it out off-roading. But with the new generation F-150, the only ones that are actually off-road-ready are the Tremor and the Raptor trim levels, which, of course, are very expensive - one is priced at $51,200 and the other one at $68,675.
Now, however, Ford announced a more affordable version. It will be called the ’Rattler’ and will be based on the XL series, with elements borrowed from the FX4 package.
Save The Date: The Toyota GR Corolla Debuts On March 31, 2022
Toyota is on a roll giving us exciting models, thanks to the performance masters at Gazoo Racing. While the GR Supra and GR86 cover the performance coupe niche, Toyota has another exciting model in the pipeline. The GR Corolla has been talked about for a while as the brand’s all-wheel-drive hot hatchback, and Toyota just announced its debut date - March 31, 2022.
Barely Three Years In, Renault Is Already Developing The Next-Gen Renault Arkana
Renault unveiled the current generation Arkana back in 2019 for the Russian market and then in 2020 for the European market. Despite still being very young, it looks like Renault is already preparing a successor for it.
Our spy photographers caught the first prototype testing in Germany, and according to the driver, we are looking at the successor for the Russian version of the Arkana.
KTM Duke 125 To Get Huge Upgrades
New Rendering Proves the Maserati Grecale Should be a Three-Door Hatchback
The Maserati Grecale was recently revealed as the brand’s new compact crossover to compete with models like the BMW X3, Porsche Macan, and Alfa Romeo Stelvio, among others. It follows the typical recipe with four doors, mild ride height, and a slightly sloping roof, all of which come together to make it look more like a raised hatchback than a real SUV. What if Maserati changed up that recipe, though? What if the Grecale was actually a three-door crossover instead?
The 2023 Smart #1 Changes Its Clothes And Reveals More Details
A first Smart #1 prototype was caught testing back in March 2022, but it was heavily camouflaged and that made it difficult to get an idea of what the actual car will look like. Now, a new prototype is out for a new testing session, and this time, it changes the camouflage and makes it easier for us to observe a few more details.
The BMW i7’s Role in the World Has Been Revealed
BMW is about to churn out some awesome, old-fashioned, fuel-guzzling vehicles over the next couple of years. Cars like the new and apparently brutal BMW M3 CS, the facelifted X5 and X6 M, and even the M3 Touring are just a small part of the brand’s immediate plans. Then you must factor in the modernized BMW XM that will have a hybrid V-8, which may actually trickle down to the first-ever BMW M7 – if you can believe that. Despite all of this, the brand’s long-term future is in electrification and its success into the next couple of decades will downright depend on it. The transition to electrification will be slow, but the first big step will be the i7. Now, BMW’s CTO, Frank Weber, has briefed us on the brand’s future in electrification and the BMW i7.
The 2023 Mercedes-AMG SL 63e Steps Out In The Cold
The Mercedes GLC Will Have A Six-Cylinder After All, But Don’t Get Too Excited
As you know by now, the entire Mercedes C-Class lineup will soon be powered by four-cylinder engines, and that even includes the wild AMG C43 and wilder C63. The V-8 engine has, essentially, been replaced with a four-pot and an electric turbo. The full verdict isn’t in as to how well this is going to work out, but the same story will play out for the entire GLC – the SUV equivalent to the C-Class – lineup, or at least that’s what we thought.
The 2023 Porsche 911 Hybrid Continues Its Testing Sessions At The Nürburgring
It’s been just a few days since we first spotted the next Porsche 911 Hybrid out for its first testing session around Nürburgring. Now it seems that the car is back for more playing around the ring, and our spy photographers were once again in the right spot at the right time and took some more pictures.
2023 Lotus Emira
The first new car from Lotus in a long time also happens to be the last internal combustion-engined car. Ladies and gentlemen, presenting to you, the Lotus Emira. The Emira was launched earlier this year, but the company didn’t reveal all the details about it. Since then, Lotus has given us the information in chunks, and now, we have all that we need, right from the interior and exterior details to its drivetrain and pricing specs.
The Next-Generation Audi Q5 Will Grow In Size And Will Adopt A New Look
Announced for the first time back in 2008, the Q5 has grown over the years to be one of the best-selling SUVs in Audi’s lineup. For example, in 2021 Audi sold over 60,000 units in Europe and another 60,000 in the States.
Currently in its second generation, the Q5 is preparing to receive a major makeover, as the third generation is just around the corner.
Our spy photographers caught the first prototypes of the next Q5 out for some testing session on the streets of Europe.
BMW X5 M and X6 to Change Dramatically with the Upcoming Facelift
It has been almost three years since rumors about a new BMW engine started to surface. It was said to be a new V-8, that we now believe is called the S68 and will carry on the legacy of the twin-turbo, hot-V layout. This engine, which could end up being the very last of its kind due to extreme efforts toward electrification, will first launch in the production version of the BMW XM, but has also been expected to trickle down to other models. A new report from Bimmerpost Forums claim it could even land in the X5 M and X6 M
The 2023 Porsche Cayenne Coupe Facelift Reveals A New Front-End Design
Porsche is about to facelift pretty much its entire lineup. In the past few months, we didn’t just spot a lot of 911 prototypes out testing, but also other Porsche models like the Cayenne. It seems that not just the standard SUV, but also the coupe version will get some changes.
The Cayenne Coupe is still very new on the market - it was launched back in 2019 - but it needs to stay in line with the rest of the models. A first prototype was caught testing back in February 2022, and now a new one seems to enjoy the last bit of snow around Europe.