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New 2022 Mercedes SL to be developed by AMG

New 2022 Mercedes SL to be developed by AMG

Mercedes’ performance division AMG has been tasked with developing the next generation of SL-Class, alongside the next Mercedes-AMG GT. Speaking to Auto Express at the New York Motor Show, Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG, revealed that development work on the […]

‘Why should we be excited about Lotus? One word: Geely’

‘Why should we be excited about Lotus? One word: Geely’

Lotus has always had a special place in my heart – as it has for many car fans. A 1990 Lotus Elan SE once sat on my driveway – and still sits on my wall – and I’ve hankered after another Elan ever since (although […]

Mercedes-AMG GLS on the way and Mercedes-Maybach version could follow

Mercedes-AMG GLS on the way and Mercedes-Maybach version could follow

Mercedes bosses have confirmed that an AMG version of the new GLS will arrive. Speaking to Auto Express, Mercedes-AMG boss Tobias Moers said, “The markets have fed back to us to say they would like an AMG version out of the GLS.” Dr Andreas Zygan, Head of […]

New Toyota Proace City van revealed to rival Vauxhall Combo

New Toyota Proace City van revealed to rival Vauxhall Combo

This is the Toyota Proace City van, the latest rival for the Vauxhall Combo that is available in short and long wheelbase form. It will make its debut at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham in September. Full technical specifications are yet to be announced, […]

Audi S5 gets a new 342bhp mild-hybrid V6 diesel

Audi S5 gets a new 342bhp mild-hybrid V6 diesel

Like the recently launched Audi S6 and S7 Sportback, the German manufacturer has introduced a new V6 diesel mild-hybrid powertrain for the Audi S5.  The new 3.0-litre diesel engine produces 342bhp and 700Nm of torque, with power being fed to all four wheels via an […]

New Nissan GT-R NISMO hits New York

New Nissan GT-R NISMO hits New York

The new Nissan GT-R NISMO made its debut at this year’s New York Motor Show, featuring a range of performance upgrades, a redesigned exterior and slightly tweaked interior. The upgrades slash more than 30kg from the GT-R’s kerb weight, with Nissan promising improved performance and better […]

New Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition debuts in New York

New Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition debuts in New York

The Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition has broken cover, featuring a handful of cosmetic revisions and slightly tweaked mechanicals. It joined a special edition version of the Nissan 370Z and a new GT-R NISMO on the firm’s 2019 New York Motor Show stand, celebrating the […]

Renault EZ-FLEX all-electric van to enter real-world testing

Renault EZ-FLEX all-electric van to enter real-world testing

Following on from the EZ-PRO Concept revealed at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover last year, Renault has shown-off another futuristic all-electric light commercial vehicle called the EZ-FLEX. Designed to cope with congested urban delivery driving, it features a tight turning circle, an optimally-sized […]

New Renault Clio prototype review

New Renault Clio prototype review

The Renault Clio is one of the best-known models on Britain’s roads – and now there’s a fifth generation of the car on the way. It’s not due until October but Auto Express has been able to try prototypes of the supermini at a test […]

‘Coventry Council is insulting the workers of the UK’s Motor City’

‘Coventry Council is insulting the workers of the UK’s Motor City’

America’s got Detroit, Italy has Turin, so where’s Britain’s Motor City these days? Coventry, of course. Not least because it’s home to Jaguar Land Rover, the growing Peugeot/Citroen/DS/Vauxhall clan, black cab maker LEVC, and other great car or car-related businesses. For all this, we have to […]