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Khan Flying Huntsman soft-top six-wheeler is meant for production

Khan Flying Huntsman soft-top six-wheeler is meant for production

Say the name Khan around a bunch of geeks and Star Trek comes to mind. Khan Automobiles has nothing to do with angry aliens looking to kill Kirk, Khan Automobiles is a coachbuilder from England that makes some very cool vehicles. Several years back the company unveiled a very cool six-wheeled version of the Land Rover Defender with a hard top called the Flying Huntsman.

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MANHART MHX6 Dirt² Concept packs 900hp of off-road fury

MANHART MHX6 Dirt² Concept packs 900hp of off-road fury

A company from Germany has created what might be the coolest off-road BMW concept ever designed. The vehicle is the MANHART MHX6 Dirt² Concept and it is based on the BMW X6M with some major updates to the car for performance and off-road prowess. There will be five of the vehicles made and each of them will have 900hp and 1200Nm of torque underfoot.

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Only these 15 cars passed 2018’s toughest crash tests

Only these 15 cars passed 2018’s toughest crash tests

Only a handful of cars currently sold in the US qualify as the industry's safest, the IIHS has said today, with tougher tests slimming the number of models that get its top award. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has been running its own crash tests in parallel to those of the NHTSA testing for decades now, most recently including small-overlap challenges that go beyond what the US government examines to model how vehicles handle real-world incidents. If you're in the market for a new car, it makes for a list you should be reading.

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The LA Auto Show 2017 was dominated by new SUVs

The LA Auto Show 2017 was dominated by new SUVs

Every car show gravitates toward a theme, and at the LA Auto Show 2017 this week it was clear: SUVs were the vehicle to debut. From spritely urban crossovers, through midsize and full-size trucks, through to super-luxe transportation for the 1-percent, there's no sign that America's love-affair with Sports Utility Vehicles is anywhere close to ending. However, that's not to say it was all the LA show was good for. Read on for the highlights from this week...

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The 2018 Jeep Wrangler is pitch-perfect: First Look

The 2018 Jeep Wrangler is pitch-perfect: First Look

Jeep could've really screwed it up. The 2018 Wrangler could've been a pastiche of its iconic predecessors: all style for the mall parking lot, but none of the off-road ability some owners still demand. Happily, our first real-life glimpse of the 2018 Wrangler suggests Jeep has done just fine.

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Kia brings 2018 Niro PHEV and 2019 Sorento 3-row to LA

Kia brings 2018 Niro PHEV and 2019 Sorento 3-row to LA

Kia clearly heard that SUVs and crossovers are dominating the LA Auto Show 2017, and brought along two new models - the 2018 Niro Plug-In Hybrid, and the 2019 Kia Sorento. The 2018 Niro PHEV is Kia's third plug-in model, promising 26 miles of emission-free electric range but with the added reassurance of a gas engine for longer trips and easier refueling. In fact, Kia claims that with gas and electric motors working together, the crossover can go around 560 miles before you'll need to stop.

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5 ways the Bollinger B1 is the 21st Century’s electric Defender

5 ways the Bollinger B1 is the 21st Century’s electric Defender

What would the modern Land Rover Defender look like? That's something Jaguar Land Rover is currently working on, but startup Bollinger Motors thinks it has got there already. The Bollinger B1 truck may look like the sort of rugged off-roader that could storm through war zones or conquer farmland, but it's also based on a custom electric platform for zero emissions. We caught up with the intriguing truck at the LA Auto Show 2017 to find out more.

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2018 Nissan Kicks debuts in LA

2018 Nissan Kicks debuts in LA

Nissan has announced a new entry-level compact crossover at the LA Auto Show. The vehicle is called the Kicks and it will hit dealerships in the US in June of 2018. Nissan calls the Kicks the "gateway" to the Nissan SUV portfolio. The car is aimed at singles or couples looking for style on a budget.

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Lexus RX L First Look: Three row SUV asks legroom questions

Lexus RX L First Look: Three row SUV asks legroom questions

The Lexus RX may be the automaker's best-selling vehicles, but for some the full-sized luxury SUV just isn't quite big enough. Enter, therefore, the Lexus RX L launching at the LA Auto Show 2017, an extended version of the SUV with a choice of six or seven seats courtesy of an added third row.

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2018 Range Rover SVAutobiography is $200k+ of luxe SUV

2018 Range Rover SVAutobiography is $200k+ of luxe SUV

The Range Rover arguably set SUVs up as the high-riding alternative to traditional luxury sedans, and now the Range Rover SVAutobiography is cranking things even higher. Revealed this week in US spec at the LA Auto Show 2017, the new SUV takes the latest Range Rover and entrusts it to the careful hands of Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations.

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2019 Infiniti QX50 revealed with a world’s-first engine

2019 Infiniti QX50 revealed with a world’s-first engine

There's no denying that the US is crossover-crazy, and Infiniti wants a piece of the luxury action with this, the 2019 Infiniti QX50. Making its official debut at the LA Auto Show 2017 today, the all-new SUV won't be mistaken for any other brand from the outside. However, it's what's going on under the hood that could shake up the segment.

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VW I.D. CROZZ previews 2020’s electric crossover

VW I.D. CROZZ previews 2020’s electric crossover

Volkswagen has brought its electric crossover concept to the LA Auto Show 2017, the VW. I.D. CROZZ, and the little SUV EV is something particularly special. That's because, the German automaker says, while the show car may only be a concept today, the production car will be the first of VW's next-generation EVs to hit US roads.

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