Audi has revealed its new fourth-generation A8 luxury saloon at a spectacular presentation in Barcelona. The latest version of the flagship saloon includes a high degree of autonomous driving capability, and every model in the range will have a hybrid powertrain.
Longer but lower – BMW reveals roomy new 6-Series Gran Turismo to replace 5-Series Gran Turismo in November
BMW’s biggest hatchback has moved up a class. After eight years, the 5-Series Gran Turismo is being replaced by a new, longer and lower 6-Series Gran Turismo, which offers more headroom and boot capacity despite its reduced overall height.
Mercedes-Benz chose the Shanghai motor show to unveil a mid-life facelift on its flagship S-Class saloon ahead of the European market roll-out in July.
Mercedes-Benz has revealed the new E-Class estate during the ATP World Tour Tennis tournament in its home town of Stuttgart. Tennis ace Roger Federer joined Mercedes-Benz dales director Ola Källenius to take the covers off the car.
Audi has built a special one-off stretched version of the A8L for a European customer.
Toyota has revealed a new Prius Plug-in at the New York motor show. The model is a significant advance over the previous version, offering an all-electric range of up to 31 miles – making it compliant with the proposed TfL ULEZ rules that could come into force from 2020.
Mercedes-Benz’s attempts to keep its new E-Class under wraps until its official launch at the Detroit Motor Show next week have failed, following a leak of images of the new car.
Volvo Cars has released early details and pictures of the new S90 saloon in advance of its launch at the Detroit Motor Show in January. It marks a significant move into Mercedes E-Class territory, as the car is bigger and more luxurious than the S80 it replaces.
Mercedes-Benz has revealed the interior of the next-generation E-Class, ahead of a full reveal early in the new year.
Volvo has revealed a teaser image of the new S90 saloon ahead of its unveiling at January’s Detroit Motor Show.
Honda is unveiling an all new fuel cell vehicle at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month. The new Honda FCV is the world’s first production fuel-cell powered saloon to house the entire fuel-cell powertrain in the space normally occupied by the engine and transmission.
Toyota is claiming its new fourth-generation Prius hybrid will offer an 18% improvement in fuel and emissions performance. European homologated emissions and fuel consumption data will be announced closer to the UK launch early in the new year.
The all-new car, which is formally unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month, features a smaller and lighter full hybrid system - including the electric motor, transaxle, power control unit and hybrid battery.
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Ford has launched its all-new third-generation Galaxy MPV – but is budgeting without any sales to Addison Lee in the first full year.
Ford said it planned to sell around 3,000 of the all-new seven-seater, down from 6,250 sales in 2014. “We’re planning without any sales to Addison Lee,” said a Ford spokesman, who cited uncertainty over London’s controversial ULEZ proposals for private hire vehicles as a reason for the delay.
New powertrains, including plug-in hybrids and increased use of lightweight composites materials are among the highlights of BMW’s all-new 7-series.
The new cars also incorporate advanced connectivity and some nice touches to improve interior ambience.
The all-new Jaguar XF is likely to present a stronger challenge in the executive chauffeur market as Jaguar has addressed the outgoing model’s biggest weakness – rear seat space.
The new XF, unveiled in London last week, is 7mm shorter and 3mm lower than the car it replaces, but its 2,960mm wheelbase is 51mm longer, enabling class-leading rear seat space with more legroom, kneeroom and headroom.