As expected, a build slot for the McLaren Speedtail has resurfaced online. The company selling the slot, Knight International, is a Dubai-based dealer of rare and exotic cars with models like the McLaren Senna GTR, Ferrari FXX-K with Evo upgrades, and a Mercedes-AMG Project One also in its inventory. The Speedtail build slot’s price wasn’t…

Lexus introduces a new entry-level SUV called the UX, but it faces stiff competition from the big three German brands, as well as Jaguar and Volvo. Pros and Cons Pros Contemporary styling It’s a Lexus Comfy seats and nicely appointed cabin Plenty of kit Excellent fuel economy from the hybrid Good vision and manoeuvrability Decent…

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Manufacturer image Vehicles Affected: Approximately 9,700 model-year 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUVs The Problem: During production, the air-conditioning system drain tube may have been twisted, causing water to drain into the airbag control module. The wet airbag control module may result in an unintentional deployment of the airbags, increasing the risk of injury…

Plug-in hybrid SUV show car to debut in Paris, production model due in 2020. The Citroen C5 Aircross Plug-in Hybrid concept has been revealed ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month. In terms of its design, the concept is clearly based on the standard C5 Aircross, though it gets blacked-out wheels,…

2019 BMW X2 M35i; Manufacturer images We recently spent some time in BMW’s tiny X2 and enjoyed its driving dynamics, but we found something missing: oomph. The new 2019 M35i version should fix that in a hurry. Related: First Drive: 2018 BMW X2 Makes a Better Second Impression The sport-oriented model joins the sDrive28i and…

That’s seriously quick for any car, let alone a four-door electric sedan. It’s still not in series production, but the Lucid Air has made some waves already. The four-door Tesla Model S rival has lapped Laguna Seca in just 1:41.67 on standard Pirelli tyres, making it faster than a Jaguar F-Type R or Lotus Evora.…

An ‘on paper’ comparison between this pair of imminent, new-generation German luxury SUVs The quicker-than-usual development cycle for the fourth-generation BMW X5, and somewhat tardy arrival of the new Mercedes-Benz GLE, have combined to make their respective arrivals almost coalesce. Of course, we wouldn’t dare determine which of these US-made luxury SUVs is superior without…

2019 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance (European model) Manufacturer images BMW already confirmed that a plug-in hybrid version of its upcoming redesigned 2019 X5 SUV would come to America, and now the automaker has revealed the first details on the European spec. Like its predecessor, the X5 xDrive45e iPerformance will be a plug-in hybrid SUV (still…

Powered-up coupe spotted during development testing ahead of anticipated 2019 debut. A prototype believed to be the upcoming Bentley Continental GT Speed has been spied in Europe this week, giving us a first look at what to expect from the hotted-up luxury sports car. Key differences from the current new-generation Continental GT include blacked-out elements where…

2019 Audi Q8; Manufacturer images Audi has released U.S. pricing and details for the 2019 Q8, the new top of its SUV line, and it will start at $68,395 with destination for the base model. That’s a lot more than the previous top-of-the-line SUV, the Q7, which starts at $50,875 for 2018. But it’s a…