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Updated Land Rover Range Rover Sentinel adds power to armored SUV

Flashback to 2015 and recall Jaguar-Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations revealed an armored version of the swanky Range Rover with the Sentinel badge. On Monday, the Range Rover Sentinel got a shot in the arm of more power. SVO announced the armored SUV is now fitted with the supercharged 5.0-liter V-8. Previously, armored protection only came with the supercharged 3.0-liter V-6 that made 340 horsepower. That engine is on its way out at Land Rover, to be replaced with a new inline-6. The supercharged 5.0-liter V-8 brings 375 hp to…

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Aston Martin Vanquish, Alfa Romeo Tonale, Ruf GT: Car News Headlines

Aston Martin surprised audiences at this week’s 2019 Geneva International Motor Show with the reveal of not one but two mid-engine cars. One of them previews the next-generation Vanquish, which Aston Martin will offer as a rival to the Ferrari F8 Tributo and McLaren 720S. Alfa Romeo previewed a crossover SUV smaller than the Stelvio with the Tonale concept. The production version is expected in late 2020 or early the following year and will go up against the Mercedes-Benz GLA, BMW X1/X2, and Audi Q3. Legendary German sports car tuner…

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Hispano-Suiza starts revival with debut of Carmen electric GT

Big, pre-war cars are the things for which Hispano-Suiza is best known. Founded in 1904, the Spanish marque has been defunct since 1968, but that’s all set to change as the there are not one but two separate parties trying to build modern Hispano-Suizas. One is a company based in Switzerland working on the Audi R8-based Maguari HS1 GTC. The other is a Spanish company with an electric grand tourer called the Carmen. Interestly, both companies showed off their new cars on Tuesday at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show.…

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Nissan IMQ concept previews a compact electric SUV

Fresh off of the reveal of its IMs sedan concept in January, Nissan revealed the IMQ SUV concept at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show on Tuesday. The design brings us closer to the possibility of Nissan launching an electric compact SUV. The centerpiece of the IMQ is the e-Power electric powertrain. Nissan was vague about exactly what it comprises, but it uses multiple electric motors—perhaps one for each wheel—to create an all-wheel-drive system. A battery pack provides juice to the motors and helps the IMQ make a total of…

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