Volkswagen Amarok Dark Label special edition arrives in UK

New flagship Amarok pick-up truck is on sale now, limited to 200 units. A new special edition Volkswagen Amarok pick-up truck is heading to the UK, with 200 examples singled out for British showrooms. Called the Amarok Dark Label, it’s based on the range-topping Highline version of Volkswagen’s Mercedes X-Class rival, boasting a handful of choice design and trim tweaks. Exclusive 18-inch alloy wheels feature, alongside matt black door mirror housings, black door mirrors and a black rear bumper. The side steps and the styling bar in the pick-up bed…

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Limited Land Rover Defender Works V8 launched with 400bhp

New Land Rover Defender Works V8 marks company’s 70 anniversary and will be limited to just 150 cars. The iconic Land Rover Defender went out of production two years ago, but it’s not quite dead yet. To mark the company’s 70th anniversary this year, it’s launching the fastest and most powerful version it’s ever produced. The Defender Works V8 is a special model from the Land Rover Classic division, limited to just 150 examples. Starting at £150,000 – or £45,000 more than a Range Rover V8 Autobiography – it’s the…

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Lexus LF-1 Limitless points to new luxury SUV flagship at Detroit 2018

There’s no limit to Lexus’ luxury SUV ambitions, if it’s 2018 Detroit Motor Show concept car is anything to go by… This is the Lexus LF-1 Limitless, a Detroit Motor Show concept that hints at a future flagship SUV for the Japanese luxury brand. The LF-1 Limitless is designed to sit above the RX in Lexus’s line-up – in effect, a companion for the recently updated LS limousine. The concept is 5,014mm long – so 20cm shorter than the latest LS, but longer by a similar amount than the current…

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New mild-hybrid Mercedes-AMG E 53 and CLS 53 models break cover

New Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 and E 53 to launch new 53-series, which sits below range-topping 63 variants in line-up. Mercedes-AMG has bridged the gap between its hottest 63 variants and Mercedes’ standard models with a new ‘53-series’ model line-up. Featuring 48V mild-hybrid tech, the new engines will be added to the range later this year after their debut at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show. The new technology will appear first in the latest CLS saloon range, and then in the E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet line-ups as well. All three models…

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New 2018 Toyota Auris spy shots reveal glimpse of interior

Toyota’s new Auris family hatch has been spied in winter testing, and we’ve had our first sight of its new interior. Toyota has been testing its next Auris family hatchback in winter conditions yielding new spy shots of car. Ahead of its expected release in the second half of 2018, our spy photographers have managed to snap the test mule’s interior, giving us a taste of what’s to feature inside the next Auris when it arrives in showrooms. Here you can see the single shot of the new Toyota Auris’…

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