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2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 First Drive Review: When compromise is unforgivable

2020 Bentley Continental GT V8 First Drive Review: When compromise is unforgivable

The Bentley Continental GT W12 is the blueprint for a grand tourer. Handsome and effortlessly powerful, it's more than enough car to have you skip the first class cabin and take your next cross-country jaunt into your own hands. What, then, to make of the 2020 Continental GT V8? If you've come looking for compromise then you're on a fool's errand: while the engine may be smaller, the experience for more enthusiastic drivers is a whole lot bigger.

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At BMW NEXTgen 2019 the Ultimate Driving Machine faces the future

At BMW NEXTgen 2019 the Ultimate Driving Machine faces the future

You can think of #NEXTGen as BMW’s very own auto show. After all, why share the spotlight when you're not only showing off your latest production cars - notably the gorgeous new 8 Series Gran Coupe, with four proper doors, rear-wheel-drive or rear-biased AWD, and an available inline-six or V8 engine - but explaining your vision of sustainable driving and technology in the not-so-distant future.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS First Drive Review: The SUV that thinks it’s an S-Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS First Drive Review: The SUV that thinks it’s an S-Class

Mercedes-Benz is on an SUV rampage. After unveiling the sleek GLC crossover and GLB compact SUV, we now have the all-new iteration of the full-size GLS-Class SUV. However, this is not my first encounter with Mercedes’ new SUV. The Mercedes-Benz GLS made a splashing debut at the 2019 New York International Auto Show and impressed me with its S-Class levels of refinement, build quality, and premium technology.

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2020 Lexus LS 500 Inspiration Series lands this fall in Deep Garnet paint

2020 Lexus LS 500 Inspiration Series lands this fall in Deep Garnet paint

Lexus has announced a new car that will land this fall called the 2020 Lexus LS 500 Inspiration Series. The car marks the first use of a maroon paint color on the LS 500 called Deep Garnet. Inspiration models come with standard 20-inch wheels in "Black Vapor Chrome" finish.

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VW trained AIs to design better 3D printed car parts

VW trained AIs to design better 3D printed car parts

Car design may still be led by the heart, not the head, but VW is experimenting with artificial intelligence that could dramatically change how components are made, even growing them using cutting-edge 3D printing. The technology could help significantly lower weight, as well as give automakers greater flexibility in designing unusual parts for future models.

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Watch the Tesla Model 3 crash tests that won the EV five stars

Watch the Tesla Model 3 crash tests that won the EV five stars

The Tesla Model 3 has aced European crash safety testing, with the most affordable car in the EV automaker's line-up grabbing five stars out of five after Euro NCAP put it through its trials. The 2019 Model 3 scored a whopping 96-percent in adult occupant testing, while Tesla's safety assistance systems like automatic emergency braking came in only shortly behind that, with a score of 94-percent.

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Renault shows off all-new Captur SUV and a glimpse of the company’s direction in plug-in hybrid cars

Renault shows off all-new Captur SUV and a glimpse of the company’s direction in plug-in hybrid cars

Renault has a new SUV that it is showing, the all-new Captur, and Renault has crammed a bunch of new features and technology into the car. The automaker is also talking up how the car will meet the three pillars of the mobility future.

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2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid First Drive: Charged with Change

2020 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid First Drive: Charged with Change

Bentley probably isn't the first automaker you'd associate with electrification, and unsurprisingly the 2020 Bentayga Hybrid is not your typical electric SUV. The newest - and, at $156,900, most affordable - version of the company's still-mildly-controversial luxe truck, the Bentayga Hybrid arrives at the dawn of a new age for Bentley, one where green isn't just a shortened reference to "British Racing Green."

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2020 BMW X6 adds power, tech and bold light-up grille

2020 BMW X6 adds power, tech and bold light-up grille

BMW has revealed the 2020 BMW X6, and if you like your SUVs to have a coupe-like roofline and up to 523 horsepower, you're in luck. The crossover that BMW insists is actually a category-creating Sports Activity Coupe (SAC) gets bolder styling, a fancier interior, and a new illuminated grille.

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VW’s glorious retro EV concept blends 1962 with the tech of tomorrow

VW’s glorious retro EV concept blends 1962 with the tech of tomorrow

Volkswagen has a thing for the Microbus: the company now has not one but two electric interpretations of the iconic 60s vehicle, though ironically the one that looks most traditional is actually the most unusual. Unveiled at the launch of the new Innovation and Engineering Center California (IECC), the latest iteration of two decades of work in Silicon Valley, the VW Type 20 concept explores some of the most cutting-edge technologies the automaker is developing.

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2019 Audi A6 offers new 248hp four-cylinder engine and standard AWD

2019 Audi A6 offers new 248hp four-cylinder engine and standard AWD

Audi has announced that the 2019 Audi A6 is bringing with it more value to the mid-size sedan segment for the automaker. The 2019 A6 gets an all-new 2.0L TFSI four-cylinder that makes 248 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. The engine can push the car to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds.

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Tesla’s production chief just joined EV rival Lucid Motors

Tesla’s production chief just joined EV rival Lucid Motors

Lucid Motors has grabbed Tesla's former vice president of production, with the electric car startup adding Peter Hochholdinger as its new VP of manufacturing. The former Tesla exec joined Elon Musk's EV business a little over three years ago, having spent 24 years prior to that with Audi.

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