Sedans

  • 2020 BMW M3 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    BMW’s benchmark sport sedan, the M3, will soon come in for a redesign. A prototype for the next-generation model been spotted again, revealing a number of clues. Referred to internally as the G80, the new M3 will sport a much wider track compared to the redesigned 2019 3-Series, from which it will be derived. We can also see that the brake discs and calipers are very large, and at the rear of the car sit a signature set of quad-exhaust tips. Hidden underneath all of the camouflage gear at the front will be enlarged intakes possibly with a similar design to what’s found on the...

  • 2019 Lincoln MKZ
    New Lincoln Zephyr to replace MKZ?

    Ford's decision to kill off all passenger cars save for the Mustang has left Lincoln's two sedans in limbo. However, a new trademark filing suggests the current Lincoln MKZ could find new life—and boast a familiar name. Car and Driver reported Wednesday that Ford recently filed for a new...

  • 2020 Hyundai Sonata, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    Hyundai Sonata N-Line coming with big power increase

    Wild speculation followed the debut of the 2020 Hyundai Sonata ahead of the 2019 New York International Auto Show, but it's true: a racier Sonata N-Line is in the pipeline. The South Korean automaker confirmed it will introduce a Sonata N-Line in 2020 with "over 275 horsepower," per Hyundai. The...

  • 2020 Hyundai Sonata, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Hyundai Sonata ready to shine brightly

    The Hyundai Sonata received wide praise for its bold styling when it was redesigned for 2010. In 2016, that fanfare retreated when it received a rather conservative and buttoned-up look. The 2020 Hyundai Sonata lets its hair down once again and ushers in a dramatic new exterior design. Revealed...

  • 2019 Kia Stinger GTS, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Kia Stinger GTS coming to punish more tires with new AWD hardware, Drift mode

    The Kia Stinger's arrival two years ago vaulted the South Korean automaker into the performance realm with its potent turbocharged engine and capable chassis partly developed at the Nürburgring Nodrschleife. The 2020 Kia Stinger GTS that arrived Wednesday at the 2019 New York International...

  • 2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING
    2019 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio NRING celebrate track prowess

    Alfa Romeo is celebrating the track prowess of its Giulia and Stelvio Quadrifoglio models with special NRING editions. The cars were developed exclusively for North America and just 55 examples of each will be built. NRING, of course, is an abbreviation for Nϋrburgring, the legendary German...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz A35, 2019 New york International Auto Show

    Mercedes-Benz added the new A-Class for 2019 but the baby sedan tops out with 188 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque from a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4. Enter the new A35 from Mercedes-AMG. The A35 is the first of two AMG-tuned versions of the compact Mercedes sedan. An 45 should also be coming, though the car is likely a year or more out. That's fine as there's plenty of performance on offer from the A35. Like the A35 hatchback sold overseas, the A35 sedan features a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 making a stout 302 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. A 7-speed dual-clutch...

  • 2020 Acura TLX PMC edition, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    Hand-built 2020 Acura TLX PMC Edition shines with NSX paint

    Honda's Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio, builds the NSX supercar, and now it is applying its magic to the TLX sedan and MDX crossover SUV. On Thursday, Acura revealed the 2020 TLX PMC Edition ahead of the 2019 New York International Auto Show. The car will be hand-assembled at...

  • 2020 Cadillac CT5, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Cadillac CT5 coming with big shoes to fill

    Somewhere between Cadillac's inability to convince buyers it's a luxury brand on par with the Germans and buyers' increased preference for crossover SUVs, the Cadillac ATS and CTS have languished as great sport sedans that can't seem to find an audience. At the 2019 New York International Auto...

  • 2019 Infiniti Q50 Signature Edition
    2019 Infiniti Q50 Signature Edition bundles the best of the sedan

    Infiniti is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and as part of the celebrations it unveiled the 2019 Q50 Signature Edition sport sedan on Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show. The rather non-descript special edition isn't about anything particularly fancy, but instead...

  • Nio ET Preview concept
    Nio previews its first sedan with ET Preview concept

    Nio on Tuesday unveiled a concept previewing its first sedan at the Auto Shanghai 2019. The Chinese electric car startup already offers a track-only supercar and pair of SUVs, but soon it will expand into the sedan segment with models bearing the “ET” designation followed by a number to...

  • 2020 Aston Martin Rapide E
    Aston Martin Rapide E electric sport sedan debuts at 2019 Shanghai auto show

    Aston Martin on Tuesday revealed an electric version of its Rapide sport sedan at Auto Shanghai 2019. The car, dubbed the Rapide E, is limited to 155 units for worldwide sale and will commence deliveries in late 2019, meaning it will likely arrive as a 2020 model. The Rapide E has been developed in...

  • 2019 Tesla Model 3 Performance

    In February, Tesla delivered on its long-awaited promise of offering a $35,000 Model 3. Named the Standard Range, the car finally went on sale to give fans the most-affordable option possible. On Thursday, Tesla announced it's making that car much harder to buy. The electric car maker has removed the $35,000 Model 3 from its website for buyers to order and announced the Standard Range is now a "software-limited" variant of the Standard Plus. The latter was announced alongside the Model 3 Standard Range as a $37,500 car with 240 miles of range compared to the base car's 220-mile range...

  • 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger Stars & Stripes Edition
    Dodge rolls out Challenger and Charger Stars & Stripes editions

    Dodge on Thursday rolled out the 2019 Challenger and Charger Stars & Stripes Edition muscle cars, which the automaker bills as a salute to the nation's armed forces. The upgrade is available with the GT, R/T and Scat Pack models and adds a number of special touches—inside and out. The...

  • New Audi S7 Sportback
    New Audi S6 and S7 Sportback arrive with turbo V-6 power

    Audi has finally added spicier S versions of its redesigned A6 and A7 Sportback that launched last year, and the wait has definitely been worth it. As expected, the cars have ditched the 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 of the previous generation in favor of a 2.9-liter twin-turbo V-6. Despite the...

  • Infiniti Qs Inspiration concept
    Infiniti Qs Inspiration concept sheds light on brand's electric future

    Infiniti has been looking for its place among luxury brands for 30 years, and it seems an electrified future finally might give the Japanese automaker a clear vision. The Qs Inspiration sport sedan concept released Wednesday may be a sneak peek. Revealed ahead of its formal debut next week at the...

  • 2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spy shots and video

    Mercedes-Benz's C-Class has only just undergone its mid-cycle update for 2019 but prototypes for the next-generation model are already out testing. Our latest spy shots show some of the prototypes for the new C-Class, which we expect on the market in late 2020 as a 2021 model. The testers are...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 sedan
    First drive review: Sweet on the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E 53 AMG sedan

    The 2019 Mercedes-Benz E 53 AMG is conflicted. The pugnacious luxury sedan that arrived this year is sandwiched between a Hammer and a scythe. No, really. The former was a 1980s wonder machine that helped set the table for a tradition of sleeper sedans, and the latter is a modern-day...

  • Teaser for Infiniti Qs Inspiration concept debuting at 2019 Shanghai auto show

    Infiniti is working on an electrified platform that will underpin a series of models, including some with battery-electric powertrains. The first is due in 2021. One of the models based on the platform will be an electric SUV previewed by the QX Inspiration concept unveiled in January. But Infiniti is known to be working on at least two EVs, with the second to be previewed at this month's Auto Shanghai 2019 by the Qs Inspiration concept. Infiniti on Wednesday released a teaser of the Qs Inspiration and confirmed the concept as an electric sport sedan. The automaker also confirmed that the...

  • 2020 Buick LaCrosse Avenir
    2020 Buick LaCrosse made handsome just as it's dropped in US

    Buick has unveiled an updated, much more handsome version of its LaCrosse sedan in China, just as the nameplate dies off in the United States. The updated LaCrosse goes on sale in China following a debut at this month's Auto Shanghai 2019, and its production will be handled exclusively at a plant...

  • 2019 BMW 3-Series Long Wheelbase
    BMW's 3-Series spawns long-wheelbase variant for China

    BMW's newest 3-Series is the biggest yet, but the automaker will present an even bigger version at this month's Auto Shanghai 2019. Yes, BMW has another generation of its 3-Series Long Wheelbase, with the car once again to be sold exclusively in China. It's one of the models built by the BMW...

  • 1959 Bentley S2 Continental Flying Spur
    Ahead of new Flying Spur, Bentley remembers an original

    Bentley will unveil a redesigned Flying Spur later this year. The new model adopts the platform originally developed by Porsche for its latest Panamera and should combine this with the beauty and pure elegance we've already tasted in the latest Continental GT, only in the familiar 4-door form...

  • 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI
    Volkswagen Jetta R not in the cards

    Although a Volkswagen Jetta R is technically possible, the German brand has no plans to introduce a hotter sport sedan following the new Jetta GLI. Serban Boldea, director of product marketing for VW, said Jetta customers are far more price conscious, which rules out a Jetta with all-wheel drive...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLS 53 coupe
    First drive review: 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 53 AMG is adulthood served

    Stick around long enough and: 1) What’s old is always new again, 2) Reading large-print books becomes not only preferred but also, mandatory. For Mercedes-Benz, which first plunked an inline-6 under the hood of a passenger vehicle in 1926, reading from the same large-print playbook is...

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