There's a new G-Class headed to showrooms, and it represents the first true redesign of the boxy SUV since the original civilian version made its debut 40 years ago. We recently got to spend some time behind the wheel of the new G-Class, in both G550 and G63 trim.

Lotus is working on two new sports cars as well as an SUV. One of the sports cars is tipped to be a proper supercar in the mold of the old Esprit. It's said to be coming in 2020.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken delivery of a new, locally made and developed presidential limo. It's made by the firm Sollers, which is selling it under the new brand Aurus.

You'll find these stories and more in today's car news, right here at Motor Authority.

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