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    Audi Introduces All Electric e-tron SUV for 2019 at werd.com

    Audi Introduces All Electric e-tron SUV for 2019

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    Audi just took the wrapper off the e-tron, the German automaker’s first all electric SUV.  Two electric motors power the all-wheel-drive e-tron. A 95 kWh battery gives it what Audi says is “well over 400 kilometers” of estimated range, or more than 248 miles on a full charge.  It comes equipped with LED lighting, air suspension, and 20-inch wheels. The 5-seater luxury SUV will hit dealerships in mid-2019.

    Mercedes-Benz Introduces EQC Crossover, Its First All-Electric Production Vehicle at werd.com

    Mercedes-Benz Introduces EQC Crossover, Its First All-Electric Production Vehicle

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    With the unveiling of the EQC crossover, Mercedes-Benz is stepping squarely into the ring with its first full production, all-electric vehicle. At the same time, they’re launching a whole new automotive division, called simply EQ. This new mid-size  SUV is all wheel drive and powered by a pair of electric motors, one up front and one in the back. Its 200-mile range is pretty impressive and so are the other numbers: 402 horsepower and 564 pound-feet of torque. The interior, details and design language all draft off the latest iterations of the current lineup. The forthcoming EQC will be ready for public consumption at some point in 2020.

    Mercedes To Offer 2019 A-Class Sedan in the U.S.A. at werd.com

    Mercedes To Offer 2019 A-Class Sedan in the U.S.A.

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    For the first time since its inception, Mercedes’ entry-level A-Class will be offered in America. The 2019 A Class sedan is definitely a baby Benz but it looks killer. It features the brand’s new design language for a sporty stance & sophisticated contours. It’s got safety tech like automatic emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection plus the automaker’s latest infotainment system. Called MBUX, it features voice recognition controls.

    Chevy Unveils Re-Designed 2019 Blazer at werd.com

    Chevy Unveils Re-Designed 2019 Blazer

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    For 2019, the Chevy Blazer looks brand new. Much less like an SUV and a lot more like a crossover. The 5-passenger, mid-size Blazer comes in 3 trim levels with 2 powertrain options: a 193HP, 2.5-liter four or a 305HP V-6 as well as a sporty RS package that’s blacked out & riding on 21-inch wheels.

    Volvo Rolls Out Re-Designed S60 for 2019 at werd.com

    Volvo Rolls Out Re-Designed S60 for 2019

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    Volvo does a lot more than make the world’s safest cars, their Polestar performance models are consistently cool and impressively powerful. For 2019, they’ve totally re-designed the mid-size S60 sedan. Overall, it’s got a more angular & muscular look and is available in a range of performance & trims, including a 415HP T8 Polestar edition.

    BMW Announces M850i xDrive Sedan for 2019 at werd.com

    BMW Announces M850i xDrive Sedan for 2019

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    More powerful and more luxurious than anything else in the lineup, BMW’s forthcoming 2019 8 Series Coupe revives the long-dormant 8 Series badge for a true flagship grand touring sedan. The M850i xDrive is powered by a 4.4-liter V8 boosted by two twin-scroll turbochargers to produce 523 horses and a 0-60 time of just 3.6. Leather, LEDs, and driver-tuned tech abound. Goes on sale Fall 2018.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    Lincoln’s All-New SUV: The 2019 Aviator at werd.com

    Lincoln’s All-New SUV: The 2019 Aviator

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    For 2019, Lincoln is launching an all-new SUV. The Aviator is slightly smaller than the Navigator, but offers 3-row seating, optional plug-in Hybrid powertrain, and “Phone as a Key” technology, allowing users to lock/unlock and fully operate the vehicle without a key. Safety features are stacked: auto emergency braking with pedestrian detection, blind spot info, cross-traffic alert, lane keeping assist, a reverse camera, and auto high-beams.

    For 2019, Ford is Bringing Back the Mustang California Special at werd.com

    For 2019, Ford is Bringing Back the Mustang California Special

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    Landing in the sweet spot between a standard Mustang and the bad-boy Shelby model, the 2019 Mustang California Special is powered by a GT motor with 460 hp and 420 lb-ft from a 5.0-liter V-8. The six-speed manual transmission also now offers automatic rev-matching technology. Visually it stands apart with upgrades like a fading stripe package, blacked-out grill, and special 5-spoke wheels. It goes on sale this summer, just in time for drop-top weather.

    Porsche Rolls Out the Mission E Cross Turismo at werd.com

    Porsche Rolls Out the Mission E Cross Turismo

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    The Mission E Cross Turismo from Porsche is yet another wild ride unveiled this week at the Geneva Motor Show. This all-new model is all electric and all-terrain. It boasts a range of up to 300 miles and produces 600 horsepower. In just 15 minutes, it can be charged back up enough for another 250 miles. All that & it still actually looks (and reportedly drives) like a Porsche.

    Jaguar Introduces I-PACE Electric Crossover with 240-Mile Range at werd.com

    Jaguar Introduces I-PACE Electric Crossover with 240-Mile Range

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    At long last, Jaguar’s I-PACE crossover SUV has arrived. The all-electric “truck” boasts a range of 240 miles on a full charge and charges from 0 to 80 percent in about 90 minutes on a public 50kW charger. A quick 30-minute charge will give you around 80 miles of range. The Tesla-esque I-PACE also features Amazon Alexa voice assistant and uses AI to learn and tailor the driving experience to you.

    Audi’s New A6 Gets a Tech Overhaul at werd.com

    Audi’s New A6 Gets a Tech Overhaul

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    For 2019, the 8th generation Audi A6 sedan got hooked up with some fresh tech upgrades: Virtual Cockpit gauge display, a 10-inch display to view MMI Navigation Plus, a smaller 8-inch touchscreen to control the nav, climate, and text inputs. There’s also Connect Key keyless lock/unlock & remote car start from your Android smartphone. Under the hood, the new A6 is powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 that outputs 340 horsepower plus a mild hybrid, that uses a 48-volt battery for start/stop and fuel-savings while it coasts at speeds from 34-99.