The Mitsubishi L200 gets a facelift for 2019

Mitsubishi has unveiled an updated version of its L200. The pick-up – which is named Triton in some markets – benefits from several cosmetic and technical enhancements.

Some Harley-Davidson LiveWire specifications

Next year will be very significant for Harley-Davidson. That’s because the LiveWire – its first production pure-electric motorcycle – is due to arrive at selected dealers across North America and Europe during 2019.

BMW introduces three more R 1250 models

Following the recent launches of the R 1250 GS and R 1250 RT, BMW has installed its latest twin-cylinder boxer engine in three other motorcycles. They are the naked R 1250 R, the sporty R 1250 RS and the tough R 1250 GS Adventure.

Aprilia creates the Concept RS 660

A mid-capacity sports bike would certainly fill a gap that currently exists in the Aprilia range. The Concept RS 660, which was unveiled at the EICMA show in Milan, offers a preview of such a model.

2019 BMW F 850 GS Adventure first view

As expected, BMW has introduced an Adventure version of its F 850 GS. This new motorcycle is intended to primarily appeal to customers who want to do some serious long-distance travel on varying road surfaces.

The Kawasaki W800 will return in 2019

A couple of years ago, Kawasaki had to stop selling the W800 in Europe because it didn’t comply with stricter emissions regulations that were being introduced. Now, though, the retro-styled bike has been resurrected.

CBR650R replaces the CBR650F

As part of its model updates for 2019, Honda is introducing the CBR650R. This new sporty middleweight all-rounder supersedes the CBR650F.

BMW unveils the C 400 GT scooter

A year after the C 400 X was launched, BMW is introducing a second mid-size scooter. The new C 400 GT has been designed to provide better weather protection and extra comfort.

Volkswagen launches the Amarok Aventura

A special version of the Amarok pick-up is intended to appeal to customers who want a more upmarket offering. Named Aventura, it combines a distinctive exterior with a luxurious interior.

The expensive Volkswagen California 30 Years

First things first: spending more than £64k on a Volkswagen California seems absurd, especially when a similar outlay could buy a larger camper van or motorhome with much better habitation facilities.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee joins the Carabinieri

Nineteen examples of the Jeep Grand Cherokee will soon be serving with the Italian Carabinieri’s anti-terrorism unit.

2019 Ford GT Carbon Series launched

Ford has unveiled the GT Carbon Series, a limited edition that’s a bit lighter than the standard model.

Modified Kia Telluride SUVs at SEMA 2018

It’s not even on sale yet in the United States, but that hasn’t prevented Kia from displaying four unique interpretations of the new Telluride at this year’s SEMA Show. The customised vehicles, which have been built in conjunction with LGE-CTS Motorsports, each follow their own off-road theme.

370Z Nismo becomes the Project Clubsport 23

Nissan Motorsports wants the Project Clubsport 23 to serve two purposes: as well as fulfilling a parts development brief, it’s intended to inspire owners who are considering modifying their own cars.

Honda creates the Ridgeline Overland Project

Among the vehicles that Honda is displaying at this year’s SEMA Show is an adventure-ready pick-up. The Ridgeline Overland Project, which is based on a 2019 Black Edition, has been built in collaboration with Jsport Performance Accessories.

Cadillac V-Series Pedestal Editions unveiled

A distinctive paint shade called Bronze Sand Metallic identifies the 2019 ATS-V Coupe Pedestal Edition and the CTS-V Sedan Pedestal Edition.

M Performance Parts for the 2019 BMW X5

Buyers of the all-new fourth-generation BMW X5 will be able to adorn their vehicles with various M Performance Parts. Many are purely cosmetic, but some also improve the aerodynamics or reduce the overall weight.

Vauxhall Corsa Griffin limited edition launched

To celebrate the Corsa’s twenty-fifth anniversary, Vauxhall has devised a special version of the hatchback. The Griffin – which is available in three- and five-door guises – gets its name from the mythical creature that appears on the brand’s emblem.

Škoda Scala teaser campaign begins

Next year, Škoda is going to launch an all-new five-door hatchback named Scala. In the meantime, photographers needn’t waste their time trying to get any spy shots, because some official ones have already been released.

Škoda Fabia Combi Scoutline unveiled

A rugged-looking Fabia Combi has been launched by Škoda. Although the new Scoutline package doesn’t include all-wheel drive or a special differential, it should provide some extra protection for the bodywork.

Toyota commemorates fifty years of the Hilux

Toyota has unveiled the Hilux Invincible 50, a limited edition that celebrates the ubiquitous pick-up’s fiftieth birthday. Significantly, it has been created in collaboration with Arctic Trucks, so the enhancements aren’t merely cosmetic.

Top 10: Facts about the new BMW X7

After seemingly years of speculation, BMW has finally launched the X7. Here are ten key things to know about the brand’s flagship SUV.

Ford GT production is increasing

According to Ford, more than 6,500 people wanted to buy a GT when it was launched in 2016. Unfortunately, there were only 1,000 cars available, so the majority of orders couldn’t be fulfilled.

Chevrolet mixes old and new for SEMA 2018

At this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Chevrolet Performance wants to demonstrate how its crate engines can be used in restomod projects. Accordingly, three of the brand’s classic vehicles have been renovated and fitted with present-day powertrains.

Nissan Ultimate Service Titan unveiled

Nissan and the American Red Cross have devised a special emergency response vehicle. The one-off Ultimate Service is based on a Titan XD Midnight Edition Crew Cab, which is powered by a Cummins 5.0 litre V8 turbo-diesel engine.

Top 10: UK car sales Q3 2018

Being a plate-change month, September is usually a good indicator of the strength of the UK new car market. Not in 2018 though, because the introduction of the Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) and the associated Real Driving Emissions (RDE) assessment created chaos.

Interbrand’s most valuable auto brands of 2018

Toyota is still the world’s top automotive brand, according to the 2018 Interbrand 100 Best Global Brands study. As in previous years, that assessment was based primarily on financial performance, competitive strength and influence over purchasing decisions.

Audi upgrades the R8 LMS GT3 for 2019

Audi Sport has unveiled an enhanced version of the R8 LMS GT3.

The Suzuki Katana returns

“Retro appeal but with a modern twist” is how Suzuki is describing its new Katana. This reinterpretation of the 1980s original follows last year’s Katana 3.0 concept, which proved that the name and distinctive design still have customer appeal.

The BMW i3 gets another battery upgrade

BMW has announced that the 2019 i3 and i3s will feature a 42.2 kWh / 120 Ah lithium-ion battery. Although energy capacity is up by almost a third compared to the previous 33.2 kWh / 94 Ah version, its physical size hasn’t grown so packaging is unaffected.