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PostHeaderIcon The Toyota Yaris GR Sport Cruises into Paris with Updated Looks and Revised Hardware

The new Toyota Yaris GR Sport was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show and it showed its finely built body, GRMN-tuned suspension and courageous face that looks for trouble. Limited edition Toyota Yaris GRMN was met with great enthusiasm from the car community, but that was just a highly limited car. The Yaris GR Sport isn’t. It also isn’t as special as the Yaris GRMN.

PostHeaderIcon Mercedes Finally Shows Us the 2019 AMG A35 in the Metal at the Paris Motor Show

Mercedes-Benz finally showed the AMG A35 in the metal at the Paris Motor Show. Even though the car made an online debut a couple of weeks back, this is the first time we’ve seen it in its physical form. People have been waiting on the ropes for this car to arrive after the A-Class hatchback was launched a few months ago and it was well worth the wait.

PostHeaderIcon Skoda Vision RS

Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, the Skoda Vision RS shows the path the Czech manufacturer is likely to take for the next generation of its cars. This is a hatchback, sized like a Volkswagen Golf, but sharpened up to the level of a hot-hatch. The Vision RS, a concept car, rolled under the Paris Motor Show lights with a 1.5-liter turbocharged gas engine producing 148 horsepower but assisted with an additional electric motor good for 100 horsepower. As a hybrid, the Vision RS demonstrates Volkswagen’s uncanny ability to craft modern compact cars and transform them into hot hatchbacks – a type of a car the company is definitely versed in (just remember the Golf GTI, the Leon Cupra, the Audi S3, and the Octavia, among others).

PostHeaderIcon The Future of Renault Lies in this KWID-Based Electric Crossover Concept from the Paris Motor Show

Renault premiered the grand stage with an all-electric crossover concept called K-ZE. It will eventually head to the production line and reach the masses next year. The concept looks funky, and the production version may not be very different from the concept. Given the segment Renault has slotted it in, the car will most likely fetch big sales numbers.

PostHeaderIcon The 2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class is Here and It’s Still Ugly

The new Mercedes-Benz B-Class is here. If nobody remembers the previous generation, that’s okay, because Mercedes has made their new compact minivan crossover taller, longer, and more in-line with the current Merc styling trends.

The new B-Class just dropped at the Paris Motor Show while everyone’s looking at the new EQC and the brash-looking A35 AMG. But the B-Class doesn’t deserve to be overlooked – within its tight minivan-crossover class niche, only BMW’s 2-Series Active Tourer provides any real competition.

Some may argue that there isn’t much market left for these compact minivan crossovers, as people look towards SUVs of varying shapes and sizes as grocery-getters and family carriers. But Mercedes hopes there is. The problem with the B-Class is that it’s not particularly good looking – you can thank the headlights from the A-Class for that – but, at least, it looks better than the visual atrocity that is the 2-Series Active Tourer.

PostHeaderIcon Fresh Batch of M Performance Parts Unveiled for 2019 BMW 3 Series

The 2018 Paris Motor Show kicked off at full blast with many new cars unveiled during the first press day. Among them, the new-generation BMW 3 Series is taking all the headlines. Redesigned from the ground up, the German compact sedan is already available with a batch of new M Performance Parts, which BMW launched during the same event.

The purpose of these accessories is to enable you to customize your 3 Series and even get it to look very close to an M3 without the premium that comes with the performance sedan. The M Performance Parts bundle is mostly about visuals though, so don’t expect any extra performance.

PostHeaderIcon 2019 Audi A1 Looks Bigger And Better in Paris

The first-gen Audi A1 was launched in 2010. Since then, the car has earned a reputation for getting better with tiny tweaks and additions added every now and then. Eight years later, the Audi A1 is back with an all-new iteration. It has improved in every aspect over the 2010 A1. The next-gen Audi A1 was revealed at the Paris Motor Show.

PostHeaderIcon Make Way for the i4 – the Fifth Electric Vehicle in BMW’s Stable

BMW is adding yet another all-electric car to its portfolio – the i4. BMW Chairman Harald Krüger has announced at the ongoing Paris Motor Show that the i4 will be launched in 2021. The i4 becomes the fifth vehicle in the lineup, which already includes the BMW i3, 2019 MINI Electric, 2020 iX3, and the iNext.

PostHeaderIcon The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Proves Efficiency Can Look Good at the Paris Motor Show

Toyota brought the new RAV4 to the Paris Motor Show, and while there will be a regular gasoline-burning model on offer, the automaker mainly focused on the new hybrid version.

PostHeaderIcon Seventh-Gen Opel Astra To Be Launched in 2021 With New Platform and Powertrain

PSA has been attempting to reduce the number of platforms across its brands and increase more ‘sharing’ within the family. As such, Opel and Vauxhall will be using the EMP2 platform for the Astra L. The same platform underpins other products including the new Grandland X SUV. This also opens a wide array of options for Opel/Vauxhall, as the EMP2 platform will allow the Astra L to go for electrification.

PostHeaderIcon Renault Clio SUV

Renault is preparing to launch a small crossover based on the next Clio city car, aiming to woo buyers away from the Ford Fiesta Active, Hyundai i20 Active and other similar small high-riders. What’s a bit strange is that the French automaker already has just such a vehicle in its range, called the Captur, but apparently, this one is going to be placed under it in the model lineup.

We also don’t yet know what Renault wants to call this new model, whether it will use the Clio SUV or a completely new name. One thing’s certain – it won’t be merely a Clio with extra ground clearance and body cladding; its body is taller and looks different compared to the fifth-gen Clio we’ve seen in another batch of spy photos.

PostHeaderIcon Volkswagen T-Roc R

The Volkswagen T-Roc R is not yet officially unveiled, but we know what it looks like thanks to a fresh round of spy shots. The car has been spotted at the Nurburgring numerous times where it’s undergoing high-performance tests while giving us a clue of what to expect. Spy shots reveal the T-Roc R sans any camouflage, and it looks largely similar to the regular T-Roc with just a few minor updates to make it stand out.

PostHeaderIcon The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI may Debut at the Detroit Auto Show

Volkswagen recently unveiled the 2019 Jetta, and the itch to see the sportier version is getting worse day by day. Guess our prayers just got answered. Speaking to Autoblog, Volkswagen Brazil’s Head of Design, José Carlos Pavone, hinted that the Jetta GLI might be coming soon. And, by coming soon, he means the upcoming Detroit Motor Show in January.

PostHeaderIcon Watch This Absurd CBR-Swapped Reliant Robin Attack a Hillclimb: Video

Around these parts, the Reliant Robin is considered to be, well, a little strange. A lot of it boils down to the drivetrain layout, with two driven wheels in the rear, and a single wheel up front to steer. The set-up helps with regards to licensing, as the Robin is technically considered a motorcycle in its native England. However, dynamically speaking, it’s pretty unwieldily on the road. Basically, it goes like this – if you take a corner with any kind of velocity, the car will roll right over itself, something Jeremy Clarkson demonstrated with dramatic clarity back in the old Top Gear days. However, against all odds, someone decided this was the right platform to build a fire-breathing hill climb racer. Seriously. We have the video to prove it.

This sub-4-minute clip comes to us courtesy of the YouTube channel HillClimb Monsters, which claims this mean green machine comes packing with 110 horsepower and 12,000 rpm thanks to a Honda CBR 1000 engine swap. It’s also got a wide body kit to help fit the larger wheels in back, a full aero kit, and a stripped interior for even less weight.

Seeing this thing rage up the hillclimb is like watching a one-legged man do a tightrope walk. You hold your breath in anticipation of something going wrong, with every corner presenting a new opportunity for the unique little racer to roll off and add some of that green paint to the grass. Amazingly, the driver holds it together, all while the high-strung powerplant does its thing at full chat.

PostHeaderIcon Vauxhall Corsa GSi

Whether you call it the Vauxhall Corsa GSi or the Opel Corsa GSi, one thing is for certain – the Corsa GSi is one zippy concoction made to make a lot of bang for not a lot of buck. Available in mainland Europe as Opel and in the U.K. as the Vauxhall, the Corsa GSi packs a tiny, 1.4-liter turbocharged, engine, enough power to surge to 62 mph in less than 9 seconds and, with a proper amount of sporty features honed by the OPC, enough character to make you happy.

PostHeaderIcon Fiat 500L S-Design

Fiat adds another name to its line of S-Design models, this time the family-friendly 500L. Based on the crossover-inspired 500L Cross, the aim of the S-Design version is to inject some extra style into the package, like it’s already done with the Tipo, 500X and 124 Spider.

PostHeaderIcon Budget Direct Renders the Mini’s Style from Six Different Manufacturers

When it comes to iconic style, the Mini Cooper has to be one of the most recognizable brands on the market. The small stature, the fun-loving lines, the bubbly proportions, the copious detailing, the Union Jack roof… there’s no question what you’re looking at when you see a Mini. As such, it could be interesting to apply the Mini’s style to other major automakers – which is exactly what Budget Direct did with the following six renderings.

Continue reading for the full story.

PostHeaderIcon BMW X1

The second-generation BMW X1 stormed into our lives only two years ago, but the German automaker is already preparing an updated model, as recent spy shots of a test mule X1 have shown. The prototype crossover is heavily wrapped in swirly camouflage, but we can still make out familiar elements of the model. The lack of meaningful updates lends credence to the belief that the updated front-wheel-drive-based crossover is in line for nothing more than a few nips here and a few tucks there.

PostHeaderIcon DS3 Crossback

PSA’s new premium sub-brand has launched its first small crossover called DS3 Crossback, aiming to make a style statement and hopefully attract buyers its way. Whether or not it will succeed remains to be seen, but it certainly stands out from a visual standpoint.

It’s really very unique to look at, and this will undoubtedly be its biggest draw, although it may also repulse some prospective buyers at the same time – definitely a love it or hate it kind of situation here. But if you do fancy the design and exterior styling enough to climb aboard, you will be rewarded with an equally bold cabin that will definitely raise your eyebrows on first contact.

Look aside, what makes the DS3 Crossback special is the fact that on top of the usual gasoline and diesel engines you expect it to come with, there’s also a proper EV version with decent range and performance.

PostHeaderIcon Skoda Rapid

Skoda is due to reveal an all-new generation of Rapid hatch next year. It should grow in size to match that of the VW Golf or Ford Focus, effectively moving it away from its current position between the Fabia city car and the Octavia. On that note, the new-gen model may not even be called Rapid. Since there is a lot of reshuffling within the Skoda range, the whole lineup could change, and the similarly-sized Octavia will be moved upmarket for its next generation.

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