SUVs

  • Teaser for 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe

    Mercedes-Benz unveiled its updated 2020 GLC at this month's Geneva International Motor Show, and the automaker on Sunday confirmed that the updated version of the crossover's GLC Coupe sibling is just around the corner. To build the excitement, Mercedes also released a teaser video hinting at the revised light signatures of the head and taillights of the updated GLC Coupe. The reveal will likely take place at either the New York International Auto Show or Auto Shanghai, which this year are both scheduled for April. Beyond some subtle visual tweaks, we know from the updated GLC that the...

  • 2020 Genesis GV80 spy shots
    2020 Genesis GV80 spy shots and video

    The Genesis GV80 luxury crossover SUV has been spotted testing on public roads in prototype form. The first of two new SUVs due from Hyundai's upmarket Genesis brand in the next couple years, the GV80 will be a mid-size vehicle targeting the BMW X5. It is expected to reach showrooms in late 2019...

  • Ford Explorer and Lincoln Navigator production at Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, Kentucky
    Ford ups Expedition, Navigator production a second time due to soaring demand

    Ford announced Tuesday that it will increase production of the Expedition and its pricey Lincoln Navigator twin by 20 percent this summer to meet soaring demand. The increase comes after Ford upped the production of the SUVs by 25 percent a year ago when the vehicles were last redesigned. The...

  • 2020 Audi Q3 Sportback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Audi Q3 Sportback spy shots and video

    It was in early 2017 that Audi first confirmed the addition of a Q4 to its lineup, though there have been some changes to the automaker's plans since then. The Q4 was originally planned to be a compact crossover SUV with a coupe-like profile based on the same structure as the recently redesigned...

  • 2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Mercedes-Maybach GLS rumored to debut this year, start at $200,000

    The Mercedes-Maybach GLS will likely debut this year before production begins at Mercedes-Benz's Tuscaloosa, Alabama, assembly plant. Naturally, it will come with a high-profile price tag, potentially making it the most expensive vehicle assembled in the United States. Automotive News (subscription...

  • Teaser for Fisker electric SUV
    Fisker provides first look at Tesla Model Y rival priced below $40,000

    It's been almost two years since reborn electric car startup Fisker showed us the EMotion, a svelte sedan promised with a 500-mile range. The EMotion is still on the road to production but Fisker is already keen to show us another model in the works. Fisker's next model will be a small SUV to...

  • 2019 Audi Q2 L e-tron spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Audi is out testing an electric version of the Q2 compact crossover sold overseas. To be badged a Q2 L e-tron, the electric crossover is based on the Q2's long-wheelbase body style sold exclusively in China and will be launched on the market there later in 2019. We know this is the electric version of the Q2 because of the missing exhaust tips and sealed-off front grille. The grille in production guise will likely feature a chrome finish, which Audi is making a signature element of its EVs. The Q2 is based on Volkswagen Group's MQB platform. The same platform is found in the Volkswagen Golf...

  • Tesla Model Y
    Tesla Model Y revealed with up to 300 miles of range, $41,200 price tag

    Tesla intends to keep the juice flowing with the addition of the Model Y, a small crossover SUV releated to the Model 3 and capable of fitting three rows of seats. The electric automaker's CEO, Elon Musk, took to the stage Thursday in Los Angeles to reveal the Model Y, first deliveries of which are...

  • Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due for reveal in 2019
    Tesla Model Y will be revealed March 14, priced 10 percent higher than Model 3

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Sunday revealed new details about the Model Y via Twitter, including confirmation of a debut on March 14 at the company's design studio in Los Angeles. Invited guests will also get a chance to ride in the small crossover SUV, which is expected to start production in 2020...

  • 2020 Ford Explorer hybrid
    2020 Ford Explorer fights punctures with self-sealing tires

    The 2020 Ford Explorer will do its darnedest to make sure a tire puncture won't immediately put a driver on the side of the road with self-sealing tires from Michelin. Michelin's self-sealing tires aren't new—they were developed for the Chevrolet Bolt EV—but the 2020 Explorer marks the...

  • 2022 Ford Ecosport replacement spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2022 Ford Ecosport replacement spy shots

    Ford has been spotted testing a new subcompact crossover SUV related to the recently redesigned Fiesta. The prototypes are heavily camouflaged, although we can clearly see the design's been influenced by the Fiesta. Ford isn't bringing its redesigned Fiesta to the United States due to the decision...

  • 2021 Audi RS Q3 Sportback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Audi RS Q3 Sportback spy shots

    Audi is developing a compact crossover SUV that it will badge a Q3 Sportback, and today we have spy shots of a prototype for the high-performance version from the Audi Sport division: the RS Q3 Sportback. The Q3 Sportback is a coupe-like crossover based on the same structure as the recently...

  • Aston Martin DBX prototype winter testing

    The production version of the Aston Martin DBX is likely a year or so away, but testing continues to ensure the British brand's luxury SUV is a world beater. Last Thursday, Aston Martin shared a video and photos from the DBX's first extreme winter test session. The brand took the DBX prototype to Pirelli's facility close to the Arctic Circle in Sweden to give the SUV a crash course in a wild snowy environment. There, the SUV met icy roads, snowy trails, and harsh temperatures. All of the testing is done to ensure the DBX is up to the task, even if an owner may never actually take the SUV out...

  • 2019 Audi Q8 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
    Luxury SUV rumble in the Rockies: 2019 Audi Q8 vs. 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE450

    Ask me if I consider luxury crossovers to be vital to the human experience, and I’d say probably not. Ask me again on icy roads, in the middle of a blizzard, on an interstate in the middle of Colorado, while being massaged in my seat? Different answer. Luxury SUVs have a time and place and...

  • Alfa Romeo Tonale concept
    Production Alfa Romeo Tonale compact SUV could arrive in 2020

    Alfa Romeo last June announced plans for a compact crossover SUV and at this week's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show we got a preview in the form of the Alfa Romeo Tonale concept. Alfa Romeo is committed to launching the production version of the Tonale some time before the end of 2022, and...

  • 2020 Audi e-tron Sportback prototype
    Audi rolls out e-tron Sportback prototype at 2019 Geneva auto show

    A prototype for Audi's e-tron Sportback was rolled out on Tuesday at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, previewing the automaker's next electric car. The e-tron Sportback is a coupe-like version of the e-tron crossover SUV that went on sale for 2019. The more rakish e-tron Sportback is...

  • 2020 Cadillac XT6
    2020 Cadillac XT6 SUV cuts $23,000 off the price of a three-row Caddy

    Want a three-row Cadillac? It'll cost at least $53,690 for the 2020 XT6 crossover SUV. That's about $23,000 less than the other three-row Cadillac, the Escalade, but about $10,000 more than the mid-size CT5 two-row crossover. The starting price, which was announced Thursday, nets the XT6 Premium...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Trax spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Chevrolet Trax spy shots

    Chevrolet has been caught testing a prototype for its next-generation Trax subcompact crossover SUV. Expected on sale in the fall as a 2020 model, the new Trax is still heavily camouflaged but looks to feature a bold design similar to the current Blazer. The powertrain offerings should consist of...

  • BMW X3 xDrive30e

    BMW didn't have much in the way of surprises at this week's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, but the automaker did roll out a new plug-in hybrid version of the X3. The vehicle is badged an xDrive30e and packs the same powertrain as the new 330e sedan. A 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 works together with an electric motor integrated with an 8-speed automatic transmission, and drive is to all four wheels. Peak output is 252 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque, but an XtraBoost feature adds an extra 41 hp when the vehicle is in Sport mode and there's sufficient charge in the onboard...

  • 2022 BMW iNext spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2022 BMW iNext spy shots

    BMW is working on a technological flagship code-named the iNext, which the automaker previewed last September with the Vision iNext concept and has since confirmed is coming in 2021. A prototype for the iNext has now been spotted, revealing a few clues about the vehicle that in production guise...

  • 2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sentinel
    Updated Land Rover Range Rover Sentinel adds power to armored SUV

    Flashback to 2015 and recall Jaguar-Land Rover's Special Vehicle Operations revealed an armored version of the swanky Range Rover with the Sentinel badge. On Monday, the Range Rover Sentinel got a shot in the arm of more power. SVO announced the armored SUV is now fitted with the supercharged...

  • Nissan IMQ electric SUV concept
    Nissan IMQ concept previews a compact electric SUV

    Fresh off of the reveal of its IMs sedan concept in January, Nissan revealed the IMQ SUV concept at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday. The design brings us closer to the possibility of Nissan launching an electric compact SUV. The centerpiece of the IMQ is the e-Power electric...

  • Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer concept
    Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer concept showcases plug-in tech in bigger SUV

    After teasing its latest concept car throughout February, Mitsubishi revealed the Engelberg Tourer at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday. The big SUV showcases the Japanese brand's plug-in hybrid tech in a larger package with three rows of seats. Think of the Engelberg Tourer...

  • Alfa Romeo Tonale concept
    Alfa Romeo Tonale compact SUV concept blends electrified power with passionate design

    Alfa Romeo plans two new crossover SUV models in the future, a compact model below the current Stelvio and a mid-size model above it. On Tuesday, at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show, the Italian luxury brand gave us an early look at the compact model in the form of the Tonale concept. Named...

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