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2020 Jaguar F-Pace 300 Sport and Chequered Flag revealed

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2020 Jaguar F-Pace 300 Sport and Chequered Flag revealed

From September two special edition models will be added to the Jaguar F-Pace range: the Chequered Flag, and the 300 Sport. According to Jaguar, all F-Pace models will now be fitted with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone mirroring as standard...

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2020 Nissan Juke spied
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2020 Nissan Juke spied

The second-generation Nissan Juke has been spied undergoing warm weather testing in southern Europe. Like the polarising first-generation car, the new model will have a two-tier headlight setup, prominent wheel arches, and disguised rear door handles...


Peugeot family ready to back further acquisitions
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Peugeot family ready to back further acquisitions

The PSA Group, which currently owns the Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall brands, is open to acquiring a few more marques for its portfolio, and it has the backing of one of its biggest shareholders. At the recent Geneva motor show, Carlos Tavares, CEO of the PSA Group, said he would "love to [have discussions] with people who are looking for deals"...


Audi's engineers want to save TT, R8
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Audi's engineers want to save TT, R8

Despite internal enthusiasm for the Audi TT and Audi R8, the company's technical director admits their futures have yet to be decided. "We engineers want them and our sales colleagues want [the TT and R8], but it is a question of whether we can afford them," Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler, Audi's head of technical development, told Automotive News Europe last week...


2020 Porsche Taycan teased again
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2020 Porsche Taycan teased again

The Porsche Taycan has been teased for the second time in as many weeks, this time with a set of actual photos in place of the sketches. In the latest series of artfully shot and camouflaged photos, the sports car maker has been keen to highlight all the similarities between its upcoming electric sedan and the iconic 911 coupe...


2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 unveiled
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2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 unveiled

Bentley has unveiled a new Continental GT variant, with power from a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 tuned to deliver 405kW of power and 770Nm of torque. A rear-biased all-wheel drive system, electric power steering, automatic engine stop/start, and cylinder deactivation are all standard. According to the luxury marque, the V8 is capable of whisking the coupe from 0-100km/h in 4...


Fisker teases Tesla Model Y competitor
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Fisker teases Tesla Model Y competitor

Fisker, the car company founded by designer Henrik Fisker, has released a teaser image of an affordable all-electric crossover to be revealed later this year. Said to feature a "futuristic, elegant muscular look", the new electric SUV has a prominent lower grille and a glass plate for the radar system where a traditional upper grille would normally reside...


Volkswagen and former CEO sued by SEC over Dieselgate
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Volkswagen and former CEO sued by SEC over Dieselgate

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have filed a civil complaint against Volkswagen and Martin Winterkorn, its former CEO, for their role in issuing bonds while the company was trying to conceal the fact it had been selling vehicles with diesel emissions many times above legal levels. According to the SEC: "From April 2014 to May 2015, Volkswagen issued more than US$13 billion ($18...


2020 Chevrolet Corvette delayed over chassis flex - report
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2020 Chevrolet Corvette delayed over chassis flex - report

The eighth-generation Chevrolet Corvette will shift from its traditional front-engine rear-wheel drive setup to a mid-engine layout. Initially expected debut in the early part of 2019, the radically redesigned sports car has reportedly been pushed back to the end of year...


Toyota designs moon rover concept
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Toyota designs moon rover concept

Toyota and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have confirmed an agreement to "consider the possibility of collaborating on international space exploration". Since May 2018, the two organisations have been working together on a rover concept, which would allow humans to explore the lunar surface in a pressurised vehicle...


Tesla Model Y: 'Coupe' crossover teased one last time
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Tesla Model Y: 'Coupe' crossover teased one last time

With hours to go until the Tesla Model Y is given its formal debut, the electric car maker has teased its second crossover on Twitter. The video posted on the social media network shows the Model Y under a car cover, revealing the car's silhouette. Just like the bigger Model X, the new crossover will have a steeply raked rear, meaning it shares more in common with a BMW X4 than a Toyota Kluger...


New Lister Knobbly heading for production
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New Lister Knobbly heading for production

Lawrence Whittaker, owner of Lister Cars, has confirmed the company will produce a modern take on the Lister Knobbly. Whittaker went on Twitter overnight to make the announcement. He also posted a new sketch of the next-generation Knobbly, which we've reproduced here. It's not clear which platform the second-generation Knobbly will use, or indeed what engine it will be powered by...


2020 Porsche Taycan sketch sent to buyers
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2020 Porsche Taycan sketch sent to buyers

Earlier this week, the sports car maker sent wallpaper links to prospective buyers of the Porsche Taycan sketching out the look of the production electric sedan. These give us our first good look at the Taycan's head- and tail-lights, as well as the design of the front and rear bumpers...


Cadillac goes metric... for its drivetrain badging
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Cadillac goes metric... for its drivetrain badging

Cadillac will soon begin phasing out engine displacement-based badges, such as 2.0T, 3.6 and 3.0TT, in favour of new ones denoting the maximum amount of torque the drivetrain produces. “We’re not talking about displacements anymore,” Steve Carlisle, head of Cadillac brand, told industry journal Automotive News...


2021 Maserati Alfieri to debut at Geneva next year
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2021 Maserati Alfieri to debut at Geneva next year

A concept previewing the Maserati Alfieri coupe will make its debut at the 2020 Geneva motor show, the company has confirmed. Harald Wester, head of Maserati, told Autocar the Alfieri won't enter production until 2021 or 2022, though. Wester claims this is because the company is working on updates to its existing volume-selling models, the Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans, and the Levante crossover...