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BMW Unveils Re-Designed X5 SUV for 2019 at werd.com

BMW Unveils Re-Designed X5 SUV for 2019

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At long last, BMW has re-designed its aging X5 SUV and for 2019, the new mid-size crossover is looking good. This 4th-generation model will be available with your choice of a TwinPower turbocharged inline-six or in xDrive 50i, a TwinPower turbo V8. There is an available off-road package with dual-axle air suspension and the interior is sleeker than ever, highlighted by a pair of high-def 12.3-inch LCD infotainment screens.

Audi Adds the All-New Q8 SUV to its 2019 Lineup at werd.com

Audi Adds the All-New Q8 SUV to its 2019 Lineup

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For 2019, Audi is introducing yet another luxury SUV. The forthcoming Q8 is wider, shorter, and more streamlined than any of its brethren. It also features a 48-volt mild hybrid drivetrain paired with optional 6 and 8-cylinder gas engines. Stock 22-inch wheels add to its more sport-aggro look and still it features four-wheel drive: a classic Quattro system with 40/60 rear bias split. Available stateside in Q1 of 2019.

The HondaJet Elite is Taking Off This Summer at werd.com

The HondaJet Elite is Taking Off This Summer

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Honda’s aircraft division just unveiled a new jet, the HondaJet Elite, a luxury jet that boasts an improved range of 1,437 nautical miles. Powered by GE Honda HF120 engines, it has a cruising speed of 422 knots and a max altitude of 43,000 feet, all features that make it the the fastest, longest-range, most efficient, and quietest jet in its class. Deliveries begin in August.

BMW Unveils Wireless Charging System For Its Hybrids at werd.com

BMW Unveils Wireless Charging System For Its Hybrids

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BMW has just launched wireless charging for its plug-in hybrids. Developed by the brand’s i Division, the Wireless Charging system uses inductive charging through electromagnetic fields to charge a high-voltage in-vehicle battery without cables. Power comes from the “GroundPad” which can be placed anywhere the vehicle owner will use it—in a garage, a driveway, or corporate parking space. It is weatherproof and works in all kinds of temps and conditions. This technology is available now for orders of the forthcoming 530e iPerformance model, with a full roll-out coming to the U.S. later in 2018.

Ford Unveils 2019 F-150 Raptor at werd.com

Ford Unveils 2019 F-150 Raptor

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When a normal F-150 won’t quite cut it, go Raptor. For 2019, Ford’s consumer “race” truck gets an electronically adaptive Fox Racing Shox Live Valve suspension, giving it a different feel in Normal, Sport or Off-Road modes. There’s also a Jump mode that kicks in when the truck’s front tires leave the ground because… you’ll probably jump it. It still has over 13-inches of suspension travel and the twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 still delivers 450HP. Due out fall 2018.

Aston Martin’s DB11 AMR Goes 200+ MPH at werd.com

Aston Martin’s DB11 AMR Goes 200+ MPH

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Aston Martin’s flagship touring car, the DB11 will soon be available with an upgraded performance package that upshifts it to supercar status.  The DB11 AMR is powered by a 630-horse V12 that lays down a top speed of 208 mph and snaps 0-62 in 3.7. It also features a new exhaust, enhanced handling and a range of interior and  sweet exterior accents using carbon fiber and track-inspired matte blacks.

Curtiss Motorcycles Rolls Out Zeus, Their First Electric Bike at werd.com

Curtiss Motorcycles Rolls Out Zeus, Their First Electric Bike

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Alabama-based custom v-twin bike builders Curtiss Motorcycles (previously Confederate Motors) switched up their game to begin creating the next generation of electric motorcycles. Their first bike, Zeus, is quite clearly a beast of a different breed. It’s powered by a 14.4 kWh Li-ion battery pack & two high-output electric motors that produce in 170 hp (127 kW) and some serious torque.

Roll-Royce Unveils Their Cullinan SUV at werd.com

Roll-Royce Unveils Their Cullinan SUV

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Rolls-Royce made an SUV. No seriously. The all-new Cullinan is here.  It’s big and heavy, so that 563 horse twin-turbo V12 will come in handy.  It’s got 4-wheel drive & 4-wheel steering but it’s not particularly well-equipped for terrain much rougher than the valet lot. 22-inch wheels, 4 camera auto-parking system, floor to ceiling leather, onboard wi-fi, and all the other toys you’d expect to find in a Rolls.

BMW Unveils Revved-Up M5 Competition Model at werd.com

BMW Unveils Revved-Up M5 Competition Model

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Taking a direct shot at Mercedes’ luxury-performance AMG lineup, the forthcoming M5 Competition from BMW upgrades the brand’s top 5 series model with more power, revamped suspension tuning, enhanced looks and a throaty exhaust tone. It’s powered by a 617 horsepower 4.4-liter, twin-turbo V8 that snaps from 0-60 in 3.1 seconds. With the optional M Driver’s package, its top speed of 189MPH leaves MB’s AMG E63 in the dust.

Mercedes Introduces AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ Edition 1 at werd.com

Mercedes Introduces AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ Edition 1

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As if the Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ wasn’t epic enough, MB is releasing an upgraded version of this high performance luxury sedan. The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S 4MATIC+ Edition 1 will feature a 639-horse 4.0-litre V8 bi-turbo engine, exclusive paint colors, a carbon fiber AMG aero package, and a Nappa leather interior.

Autofabrica Rolls Out Two New Custom Creations at werd.com

Autofabrica Rolls Out Two New Custom Creations

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London-based custom bike builders Autofabrica are known for a progressive approach to conceptual design and craftsmanship. Their new Type 11 is a captivating creation offered in two models, both based around a Yamaha Triple powerplant: either 750cc or 900cc. With bodies handmade from aluminum, the bikes are both futuristic and classic and feature custom-made, 3-D printed parts from front to back. Made to order.

Jaguar’s XJ50 Celebrates a 50 Year Legacy at werd.com

Jaguar’s XJ50 Celebrates a 50 Year Legacy

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The XJ sedan has been a staple in the Jaguar lineup for 50 years and as its tenure comes to an end, Jaguar has released the last iteration of this British classic. The luxurious XJ50 will be offered with a 3-liter V6 at 340hp or a supercharged 5-liter V8 that cranks out 470hp. The V6 will be offered in rear-wheel-drive or AWD & the V8 is rear-wheel drive only. 50th anniversary features include 20-inch wheels, unique bumpers, and a gloss black grill plus special badging & branding throughout.

The Tipoon Camper is Modular & Modern at werd.com

The Tipoon Camper is Modular & Modern

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The Tipoon Camper is an expandable pod that transforms from low-profile tow mode to a modular mobile living space with the push of a button. It’s made of lightweight polyester composite and features a pop-out kitchen on one side and the sleeper on the other, with four optional layouts: a single sleeper, two-bed sleeper, king-size sleeper, and dining area. There’s also a bathroom with a shower. Fully open it’s got a 6’2”ceiling height and all closed up, it fits in a standard size parking space.

Airstream Launches Lightweight Fiberglass Nest Camper at werd.com

Airstream Launches Lightweight Fiberglass Nest Camper

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There’s no gleaming aluminum exterior but the all-new Nest camper is a true Airstream in spirit and design. Its lightweight fiberglass body marks a new era for the brand and makes it easier to tow. This cozy 16-footer sleeps two and features a kitchen, dinette, full bathroom, and queen-sized bed, plus a power awning that creates even more living space outside.