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First drive: 2020 BMW X6 M50i in Germany

First drive: 2020 BMW X6 M50i in Germany

Remember the Ssangyong Actyon? Distinguished by a roofline that tapered sharply at the rear, it was arguably the first SUV-coupe in the world. The only problem? It wasn’t particularly good, which meant it never sold in significant numbers, so the Korean carmaker quietly laid it to rest in 2010 after a five-year production run.

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Lamborghini Sian debuts as carmaker's first electric-hybrid model

Lamborghini Sian debuts as carmaker’s first electric-hybrid model

Lamborghini has been known for extreme performance machines with even more extreme designs. All their products follow this norm and their newest reveal is no exception, especially since they started churning out quickly slapped-together “special editions” to make a quick buck from collectors. The Lamborghini Sian breaks no norms when it comes to performance and design. But, it strays way out of Lamborghini’s method for its powertrain. Here it is, the very first electrified production Lamborghini.

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BMW Concept 4 hints at big-nostril next-gen M4

BMW Concept 4 hints at big-nostril next-gen M4

BMW is toying around with the idea of fitting extreme grilles to its new cars in a bid to make their cars look more distinctive and somehow more premium, starting with the large kidney grille on the X7 and 7-series. For those who did not like it, there’s more bad news. The BMW Concept 4 gets unveiled at the 2019 Frankfurt Motors show which hints at the design of the next gen 4-Series and M4 coupes. And guess what, it’s got a large grille too.

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Lotus Evija with more than 1900 hp on world tour

Lotus Evija with more than 1900 hp on world tour

Since Geely acquired them, Lotus has been churning out special editions of their existing models, but not a single new model. After this long interval, a new Lotus car is here, albeit still in display-piece form. Lotus rolled up the curtains for Lotus Evija, the brand-new electric hypercar from the British brand which rolls in with 1,973 horsepower. The car is currently being shown around the world and was in the Dubai showroom recently.

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Ferrari 812 GTS convertible debuts, may be among last V12 models

Ferrari 812 GTS convertible debuts, may be among last V12 models

A V12 Convertible Grand Tourer is revered as the best option to snake some scenic mountain roads while listening to the glorious wail of the 12-pot petrol burner. Ferrari V12s are celebrated for their legendary exhaust noises, but without a mainstream V12 convertible in their lineup for the last 50 years, Ferrari has never offered the full Grand Tourer package unless it was an even-more-overpriced special edition. The new 2020 Ferrari 812 GTS changes that.

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