New Range Rover Evoque hybrid on the way

The next generation Range Rover Evoque, due in 2019, will feature a 48V mild hybrid system. The new second-generation Range Rover Evoque will feature hybrid technology, Auto Express can confirm. The new model was caught testing by an eagle-eyed reader in Spain, and the registration reveals it to be a 2.0-litre car with a hybrid electric fuel type. Although a Land Rover spokesman refused to comment, Auto Express understands that the car will feature a 2.0-litre diesel Ingenium engine with a 48V mild hybrid system. The new car is based…

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New 2018 Volvo V60 revealed with sharp redesign and hybrid power

New Volvo V60 estate is the second new model in the brand’s 60 model cluster after the XC60, leaving only a new S60 saloon still to come. Volvo has continued its comprehensive range overhaul with the new V60 Estate, set to square off with the likes of the BMW 3 Series Touring and Audi A4 Avant when it arrives on sale in Britain later this year. Replacing the current seven-year old model, this new V60 sits on Volvo’s Scalable Platform Architecture (SPA), shared with the XC60 SUV and its larger…

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New Porsche 911 GT3 RS arrives with 513bhp for Geneva

The updated Porsche 911 GT3 RS gains additional power and downforce ahead of Geneva debut. Porsche will thunder into the 2018 Geneva Motor Show with an updated 911 GT3 RS, injecting extra power, a revised chassis and tweaked aerodynamics into its most track focused 911 offering. The exterior styling hasn’t changed much, with the same minor tweaks to the front and rear light designs as on the latest 911s. A redesigned front bumper made from lightweight polyurethane features, too, though minor changes to the car’s look have been informed by…

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New Lexus UX crossover to debut in production form at Geneva

New Lexus SUV will enter the fiercely competitive compact SUV segment, sitting beneath the NX. Lexus has confirmed that its Geneva Motor Show star for 2018 will be a production version of the UX concept revealed at the Paris Motor Show back in 2016, bringing the concept to life almost two years since its Paris debut. While Lexus described the UX concept as a design study rather than a preview of an upcoming production model during its Paris reveal, the concept will losely inform the basis of a new sub-NX…

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New 2018 SEAT Tarraco: name confirmed for new SEAT seven-seat SUV

An online poll has seen SEAT’s new seven-seat SUV dubbed the Tarraco. SEAT has confirmed that its new flagship SUV will be called Tarraco, after 51,903 SEAT fans voted for the name in a public vote. A total of 146,124 votes were cast during the #SEATseekingName competition run in the latter stages of 2017, with Tarraco proving to be the most popular of four choices, securing 36 per cent of the vote. It’ll go on sale later this year with the option of seven seats, serving as a SEAT-badged sibling…

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