Wagons

  • 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA35 Shooting Brake spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Mercedes-Benz used March's Geneva International Motor Show to unveil a redesigned CLA Shooting Brake, and sadly the automaker has no plans to introduce the second-generation model here. That means we'll miss out on cool AMG-enhanced version of the svelte compact wagon that are still being developed. One of them, the CLA35 Shooting Brake, has been spotted in prototype form. Yes, AMG is introducing two performance levels for the latest generation of Mercedes compact cars. There will be direct replacements for the current crop of 45-series cars, plus a new crop of slightly tamer 35-series cars...

  • 2020 Subaru Outback, 2019 New York International Auto Show
    2020 Subaru Outback debuts with available turbo power

    On the heels of the reveal of its redesigned 2020 Legacy at February’s 2019 Chicago Auto Show, Subaru has unveiled the sedan’s tougher, more capable cousin: the Outback. The covers came off on Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show, where Subaru also confirmed that the...

  • 2016 Audi RS 6 Avant Performance
    Audi hints RS 6 Avant is U.S. bound

    Audi continues to flirt with the idea of bringing the RS 6 Avant to the United States for the first time. The brand dropped a new hint we'll see the hot station wagon on our shores soon in a Saturday Car and Driver report. Audi Sport R&D chief Oliver Hoffmann said his division is prepping for a...

  • Maserati Quattroporte shooting brake
    A Maserati Quattroporte Shooting Brake exists and is for sale

    Maserati knows a thing or two about designing a sexy car, but it's never once built a wagon. So, one man himself did for a customer. Road & Track reported on this wonderful Maserati Quattroporte Shooting Brake, which comes from Adan Redding. The Britain native has spent his life restoring...

  • 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo spy shots

    A new body style for Porsche's yet-to-be-revealed Taycan electric sport sedan has been spotted in prototype form. The car is the production version of the Mission E Cross Turismo concept Porsche rolled out at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The production version will be known as the...

  • 2020 Audi RS 6 Avant spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Audi RS 6 Avant spy shots and video

    Audi Sport is in the early stages of developing its next RS 6 Avant. Our latest spy shots and video show a prototype for the super wagon testing hard at the Nürburgring. Earlier shots showed a test mule. You can tell this is the RS 6 Avant because of the aggressive front fascia with enlarged...

  • 2021 Audi RS 4 Avant facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Audi's A4 just received some minor tweaks for 2019 but a more substantial update is on the way for the car's mid-cycle refresh, as evidenced by the recent sighting of prototypes. Now a new prototype has been spotted, and this one is for the high-performance RS 4, which unfortunately Audi only offers in Avant wagon guise. That means it isn't bound for the United States, as Audi isn't too keen on wagons here, though the situation may change in the future. Even without the updated RS 4 Avant headed here, the prototype hints at changes that should feature on the related RS 5 range that we do...

  • 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake review update
    Jaguar cutting manual transmissions from US; other models may be next (Updated)

    Jaguar's current financial woes could spell the end of some models in the U.S., according to a recent report. Jaguar USA CEO Joe Eberhardt told The Detroit Bureau last week that Jaguar will drop its manual transmission, and that slow-selling models could also be shelved. Eberhardt said buyers'...

  • 2020 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Opel Insignia Sports Tourer spy shots

    Opel's Insignia lineup is about to be updated, as evidenced by the recent sighting of only partially concealed prototypes testing in the wild. The particular tester is for the Insignia's Sports Tourer wagon body style, which we get here in jacked-up Buick Regal TourX soft-roader form. We also get...

  • 2020 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon spy shots and video

    There's a redesigned BMW 3-Series in showrooms, and once again the small sport sedan will spawn a wagon variant, known in the United States as a Sports Wagon. In other markets the 3-Series Sports Wagon is called a Touring. Our latest spy shots and video show a handful of prototypes for the...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC and CLA Shooting Brake set for Geneva debut

    Mercedes-Benz has a bumper lineup for next month's 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. In addition to concepts for an EQV electric SUV and Formula E race car, the automaker will also present an updated GLC and redesigned CLA Shooting Brake. The tweaks to the GLC, expected to be introduced for the...

  • 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country
    First drive review: The 2020 Volvo V60 Cross Country is Swedish perfection on wheels

    The sun bathes Lulea, Sweden with light for less than eight hours during the middle of the winter. It rises over the Gulf of Bothnia and its small, frigid islands and sets behind the charming and colorful town scattered with red, yellow and white buildings. As pretty as this small city near the...

  • 2021 Audi A4 Allroad facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Audi's A4 just received some minor tweaks for 2019 but a more substantial update is on the way for the car's mid-cycle refresh, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a prototype for an updated A4 Allroad soft-roader. The current A4 range was introduced for the 2017 model year so we will likely see the updated one introduced for 2021. A debut could happen in late 2019 or early the following year. The headlights are new and no longer feature the teardrop element of the current A4 Allroad headlights. The front grille is also wider and lower than on the current A4 Allroad, while at the rear is a...

  • 2019 Audi A6 Allroad spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Audi A6 Allroad spy shots

    Audi engineers are hard at work developing a redesigned A6 Allroad soft-roader, and one of the prototypes has just been spotted. The A6 Allroad is a high-riding wagon with all-wheel drive and underbody protection, providing buyers with an alternative to the ubiquitous crossover SUV. Other Allroad...

  • 2021 Audi S4 Avant facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Audi S4 Avant spy shots

    Audi's A4 just received some minor tweaks for 2019 but a more substantial update is on the way for the car's mid-cycle refresh, as evidenced by the recent sighting of prototypes. Now a new prototype has been spotted, and this one is for the sporty S4 in Avant wagon guise. While this updated S4...

  • 1950 Plymouth Suburban wagon on Jay Leno's Garage
    1950 Plymouth Suburban rolls into Jay Leno's Garage

    Jay Leno slowed things down this week with a 1950 Plymouth Suburban that visited his famous garage. The garage has played host to numerous sports cars and supercars throughout the year, and Leno said he decided to take things more casual with the station wagon, which was the first American wagon...

  • Audi A8 Avant wagon by Castagna
    Italian coachbuilder plans Audi A8 Avant wagon

    Italian firm Castagna has plans to turn Audi's largest sedan into an Avant-style wagon. The firm shared renderings of the future project on social media earlier this month, depicting a previous-generation A8 that has ditched its standard trunk in order to become a full-sized wagon. Castagna didn't...

  • 2020 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    BMW's 3-Series Sports Wagon dead in the US

    BMW's redesigned 3-Series sedan will spawn its wagon body style early next year but the longroof will not make it to the United States. When asked about the arrival of the new 3-Series Sports Wagon in the U.S. by CarBuzz in an interview published Sunday, a BMW spokesman replied, “BMW of North...

  • 2021 Audi A4 Avant facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Audi's A4 just received some minor tweaks for 2019 but a more substantial update is on the way for the car's mid-cycle refresh, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a prototype for an updated A4 Avant wagon. The current A4 was introduced for the 2017 model year so we will likely see the updated one introduced for 2021. A debut could happen in late 2019 or early the following year. While the updated wagon isn't destined for sale in the United States, we should see similar updates on the A4 sedan and A4 Allroad soft-roader. The headlights are new and no longer feature the teardrop element of...

  • 2019 Volvo V60, Tarragona, Spain, June 2018
    2019 Volvo V60: Svelte Swedish wagon slips in under $40,000

    Volvo's redesigned V60 wagon arrives in showrooms in early 2019 priced from $39,895, including destination. The base sticker nets you a 2019 V60 T5, a model that comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 delivering 250 horsepower to the front wheels. Should you want all-wheel drive, you'll need...

  • 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain spy shots

    Mercedes-Benz's E-Class is approaching the midway point in its life cycle and a prototype for an updated version has just been spotted. This particular prototype is for the E-Class All-Terrain soft-roader which isn't sold in the United States, however many of the changes you see here will appear on...

  • 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon spy shots

    Mercedes-Benz's E-Class is approaching the midway point in its life cycle and a prototype for an updated version has just been spotted. The prototype is for the E-Class Wagon but similar updates should be bound for the sedan as well. The current E-Class was introduced for the 2017 model year. In...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake spy shots

    Mercedes-Benz is working on a redesigned CLA, and like the outgoing model the new one will spawn a wagon variant known as the CLA Shooting Brake. A prototype for the redesigned CLA Shooting Brake has been spotted for the first time and reveals the sleek shape Mercedes' designers are planning. The...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Mercedes product roadmap confirms 2019 debut for next CLA, CLA Shooting Brake

    Mercedes-Benz last week presented its third-quarter financials, and tucked away in a lengthy document detailing the results was a slide providing a product roadmap for the coming year. First noticed by Motor1, the roadmap provides us with details that were already largely known but there are a...

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