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2022 BMW i4 spy shots

BMW early next decade will introduce an electric car badged an i4 that it previewed with the i Vision Dynamics concept unveiled during the 2017 Frankfurt auto show. BMW Group CEO Harald Krueger made the confirmation during the 2018 Geneva auto show, adding that the i4 will be one of the 12 electric cars the automaker will launch by the end of 2025. Now we have the first spy shots of a very early i4 prototype. The debut will take place in 2021, meaning we should see the car arrive…

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Lagonda All-Terrain SUV concept rolling silently to Geneva debut

Aston Martin is in the midst of a revival of fellow historic British brand Lagonda. The plan is transform the brand into a tech-focused, ultra-luxury alternative to the likes of Bentley and Rolls-Royce, with electric powertrains and self-driving capability to be the hallmarks instead of the somewhat staid concepts of wood, leather hides and burly engines. The first model out will be an SUV, a preview of which we first received last year in the form of a teaser sketch. And Aston Martin on Wednesday announced that a more tangible…

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2019 Ram 1500’s new split tailgate has the angle for you

The redesigned 2019 Ram 1500 is already one of the most versatile trucks on the market, but its functionality has been dialed up a notch thanks to the addition of the new Multifunction Tailgate. The split tailgate can be opened at multiple angles, offering users greater cargo-access flexibility than your typical truck. Even the new MultiPro tailgate GMC introduced on its redesigned 2019 Sierra 1500 doesn’t have a split design. 2019 Ram 1500 with Multifunction Tailgate With Ram’s Multifunction Tailgate, there’s the standard drop-down function, but the tailgate’s split, which…

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Mercedes unveils 1:18-scale model transporter

Die-cast models in a 1:18 scale are popular collectibles, plus they cost less and take up a lot less space than the actual vehicles. And now Mercedes-Benz has come up with a nifty way to display those vehicles — a new 1:18 scale Actros car transporter that the company says is the first available in this scale. “The predominant standard format with respect to commercial model vehicles was previously 1:50,” the company said. “Mercedes-Benz has collaborated with renown model vehicle manufacturer NZG to create their first tractor unit and semitrailer…

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