The video is about Lewis Hamilton visiting Mercedes' design center, but a clay model piqued our interest. It could be something, but at the same time, it could be nothing. A rather interesting small clay model of a swoopy coupe makes a brief appearance in a recently published video on the official Mercedes-Benz account on YouTube. The 90-second clip features Lewis Hamilton visiting the company’s design center in Sindelfingen, Germany and checking out the spectacular Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet concept from 2017. While normally there’s nothing newsworthy about the multiple Formula 1 champion dropping by Mercedes’ design headquarter, the video suddenly becomes interesting from the 0:35 mark. We can see a mysterious two-door coupe with a front fascia inspired by the One hypercar. It’s certainly not the AMG Vision GT from 2013, and we’re wondering whether the three-pointed star might just be providing an early look at the … [Read more...] about Did Mercedes Just Tease The Next-Generation GT Coupe?
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A Maybach like no other, the G650 has portal axles and a massive ground clearance. Mercedes has prepared a proper send-off for the venerable G-Class W463 by giving it the posh Maybach treatment. It’s the fourth production model after the S-Class Sedan, elongated Pullman, and S650 Cabriolet to feature the double M logo after the inauguration of a Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand a couple of years ago. At the same time, it’s undoubtedly the most unusual of them all. More Maybach content you might enjoy: Mercedes-Maybach GLS Concept To Be Unveiled Next Month? Mercedes-Maybach Pullman Gets New Grille And More V12 Power Compared to a regular G-Class, the special edition provides ample rear legroom thanks to a much longer wheelbase that has been stretched by 578 millimeters (22.7 inches). It eschews the G-Wagen’s standard rear seats to make room for a pair of individual massage seats borrowed straight from the S-Class providing a fully reclined position. … [Read more...] about Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet offers V12 power, S-Class rear seats
Italian motorcycle brand Moto Guzzi has revealed a new edition of its popular V85 TT adventure touring range, adding a new, road-focussed model called the Moto Guzzi V85 TT Travel for 2020. The new V85 TT Travel will sit between the standard Moto Guzzi V85 TT, designed for urban use, and the V85 TT Adventure. The 2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Travel comes with two standard plastic panniers with aluminium accents. The V85 TT Adventure has full aluminium panniers, while the standard V85 TT is pannier-free. The V85 TT Travel also sports a larger windshield than the other two models in the family. The V85 TT Travel comes with standard plastic panniers with aluminium accents, a slightly bigger windscreen and smartphone connectivity The spoked 19-inch front and 17-inch rear wheels of the Travel also get Michelin Anakee Adventure tyres of the V85 TT Adventure. These tyres are more off-road focussed than the Metzeler Tourance tyres on the standard variant. The Travel also gets the Moto Guzzi MIA … [Read more...] about EICMA 2019: Moto Guzzi V85 TT Travel Unveiled
And its 541 horses make it plenty powerful, too. In terms of crossovers, the Porsche Cayenne Turbo is relatively sporty in its own right. The 541-horsepower (403-kilowatt) crossover can sprint to 60 miles per hour (96 kilometers per hour) in a blistering 3.7 seconds with the Sport Chrono Package, and on to a top speed of 177 miles per hour (284 kilometers per hour). That’s more than enough performance for the average crossover buyer… or so you’d think. Update: ⠀ Porsche Cayenne Coupe Shows Unusual Shape In Videos, Live Pics 2020 Porsche Cayenne Coupe First Drive: Sporty Spice To give the Cayenne a bit more sex appeal, and to catch up with competitors from BMW and Mercedes-Benz, more importantly, Porsche introduces the Cayenne Coupe. Like the GLE Coupe and X6, the Cayenne Coupe takes the typical crossover recipe and adds a dramatically sloped roofline. But unlike others before it, the Cayenne Coupe is unusually attractive. The … [Read more...] about Porsche Cayenne Coupe Debuts As Prettiest Crossover Coupe Yet
As if the standard versions weren't already hugely appealing. Volvo introduced the R-Design package for the XC90 more than a year ago and now time has come for the other two SPA-based models to receive the same treatment. The S90 sedan and V90 wagon are available on order starting today with an optional “performance-inspired” R-Design kit which brings a sportier chassis setup to enable both midsize models provide an “energetic, road-hugging drive.” The Volvo duo also gets a sportier yet subtle body kit with the fog lights integrated in the front spoiler and a slightly different appearance for the grille. Piano black trim adorns both the front and rear while rounding off the exterior tweaks are the fresh five-spoke diamond-cut wheels featuring a matte black appearance.Stepping inside the cabin, the Volvo S90 and V90 in R-Design configuration benefit from new deco trim and different pedals. The cars also receive sporty contour seats and an … [Read more...] about Volvo makes S90, V90 even more desirable with R-Design edition