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Land Rover to restore 1948 pre-production model

Land Rover marks 70 years of making its own roads

April 30th is a special day for the Land Rover brand. On April 30 day 70 years ago, the very first Land Rover was revealed at the 1948 Amsterdam auto show. Since then, a total of 7,357,676 Land Rovers have been built, as of April 30,2018. To mark the occasion, Land Rover held a special live... read more

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Brabus founder and CEO Bodo Buschmann

Founder of Brabus dies at 62

Bodo Buschmann, founder and CEO of Brabus, has passed away after battling an illness, the company announced on Thursday. Buschmann was 62 years old. Brabus has long focused... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
T.Fotiadis Design SLT Range Rover 6x6

2018 VW Golf R review, Range Rover 6x6, Ford's car lineup: The Week In Reverse

We reviewed the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R; a Range Rover 6x6 is being created; Ford's pruning its car lineup. It's the Week in Reverse, right here at Motor Authority. We spent... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
Paul Newman race car collection to be shown at San Marino Classic

Lotus SUVs, Paul Newman race cars, Volocopter infrastructure: Car News Headlines

We'd heard that Lotus will build an SUV. Now it appears the noted sports car builder has at least two SUVs in the works. Lotus is now owned by the Chinese company Geely... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
This is the Volocopter vision of the future

Volocopter needs improved infrastructure to see its autonomous drones take off

The promise of flying cars has been replaced with the vision of autonomous drones. Neither one is a reality at the moment, but Volocopter is determined to make the latter... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
Alleged patent drawing for Lotus SUV - Image via PC Auto

Lotus planning more than one SUV

It's a brave new world. As automakers bend to consumers' love of utility vehicles, numerous brands have jumped aboard the SUV bandwagon—even Lotus. We knew the British... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen 48-volt mild-hybrid system

Next-generation VW Golf getting mild-hybrid system

Volkswagen has already laid out aggressive plans for a future full of battery-electric cars, but the German car brand will also electrify nearly every vehicle in its lineup... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
2020 BMW 8-Series (M850i xDrive) prototype

Ford drops sedans, Canepa Porsche 959SC, BMW M850i xDrive: Today's Car News

It's hard to imagine but in a few short years Ford will no longer have a sedan in its lineup, at least in North America. The automaker sees the shift to SUVs and pickups as... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid

Charging ahead: Volvo wants 50 percent of its cars sold to be electric by 2025

Volvo said Wednesday that it wants half of its cars to be fully electric by 2025, the next step in its plans for a fully electrified future. The Swedish automaker made its... read more April 25, 2018 by


 
2019 Lexus ES

BMW iX3 concept, 2019 Lexus ES, new Gumpert sports car: Car News Headlines

BMW's electric X3 due on sale in late 2020 was previewed this week in concept form at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The concept reveals some of the unique styling cues pegged... read more April 25, 2018 by


 
Animated "Fast and Furious" series coming to Netflix

Netflix is working on an animated Fast & Furious series

Netflix will soon let fans of "The Fast and the Furious" franchise dive into an animated series. But we won't see familiar characters in the new animated series. Instead... read more April 24, 2018 by


 
2020 Audi S8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Mercedes A-Class sedan, Range Rover 6x6, Audi S8 spy shots: Today's Car News

Mercedes-Benz has revealed its first-ever A-Class sedan. The version shown has been designed specifically for the Chinese market but we'll see an A-Class sedan in the United... read more April 24, 2018 by


 
2020 Ford Focus ST spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Ford's new Focus ST tipped to receive RS's 2.3-liter engine

Ford has just redesigned its Focus but the sporty ST version isn't quite ready yet. (The debut is expected to take place at the 2019 Geneva auto show next March.) Prototypes... read more April 23, 2018 by


 
2020 BMW 8-Series Convertible spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Edd China's new show, BMW 8-Series spy shots, VW ID R: Car News Headlines

If you've never heard of Edd China, we're sure you're familiar with his popular television show “Wheeler Dealers.” China was the mechanic component of the show... read more April 23, 2018 by


 
2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, Buick Enspire, BMW M2 Competition: This Week's Top Photos

Ford's latest prototypes for the Mustang Shelby GT500 are wearing the least camouflage gear yet. Clearly visible are the car's new aero elements, massive brake discs, and the... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW M2 Competition

2019 BMW M2 Competition, 2019 Lexus ES, 2020 Volkswagen Golf: The Week In Reverse

BMW revealed the 2019 M2 Competition; Lexus showed a picture of the 2019 ES before its debut in Beijing; we spied the 2020 Volkswagen Golf testing. It's the Week in Reverse... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
 

 
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