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2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport spy shots

Land Rover is working on a mid-cycle update for its Discovery Sport, the current generation of which was introduced for 2016, and a prototype has just been spotted. However, this won’t be your typical facelift-style update as there will be substantial changes made to the small SUV’s underpinnings, exterior and cabin. It’s part of Land Rover’s plan to offer electrified power in all models by 2020. Land Rover has developing an updated version of the current Discovery Sport’s D8 platform (also referred to as LR-MS). The updated platform, which offers…

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Customized BMW 8-Series comes with meteoritic materials

BMW looked outside of planet Earth as inspiration for a highly customized version of its reborn 8-Series. The automaker, courtesy of the in-house BMW┬áIndividual Manufaktur customization facility, revealed the 850i Night Sky on Thursday as the Earth was treated to its first meteor shower of 2019. BMW 850i Night Sky The most interesting part of the 850i Night Sky is the fact it includes actual materials from a meteorite. Designers incorporated the material from meteors in the center console’s trim plate, start-stop ignition button, and the car’s gear selector and…

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2021 Audi Q4, SSC Tuatara, Schumacher’s birthday: The Week In Reverse

2021 Audi Q4 spy shots – Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien We spied the 2021 Audi Q4 testing for the first time; the SSC Tuatara supercar made a surprise public appearance; Formula 1 star Michael Schumacher celebrated his 50th birthday. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. The 2021 Audi Q4 stepped out in front of the spy cameras for the first time this week. Photos show the crossover will look like a scaled-down Q8. We hope to learn more before the model is likely revealed in the…

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2020 Ford Explorer cop car revealed: Memorize these headlights

Speeders and bad guys beware: There’s a new cop car in town. On Friday, the covers came off the 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utility. Based on the 2020 Ford Explorer, which will make its formal debut next Wednesday, the Police Interceptor brings new technology and better fuel economy to the men and women in blue. Police forces will have three powertrain options from which to choose. Base Interceptor Utilities are powered by a 3.3-liter hybrid powertrain that Ford says provides 41 percent better fuel economy than the current model equipped…

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