New Volkswagen T-Cross SUV set to arrive in 2018

The new small VW Polo crossover is likely to be called the T-Cross and our exclusive images reveal how it could look. Volkswagen’s belated assault on the SUV market will continue next summer with a Polo-based crossover that’s likely to be called the T-Cross, and our exclusive images show how it could look. The Polo SUV will borrow styling cues from the larger T-Roc, such as its full-width grille and swollen wheelarches, for a more rugged and sportier look. It’ll also get a raised ride-height, too, which will further distinguish…

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Electric BMW X3 to get iX3 branding with more EV SUVs to come

New BMW trademark applications for the iX1 to iX9 model names suggest more electric SUVs are on the way. BMW’s aggressive roll-out of new electric vehicles shows no sign of letting up. The German brand has trademarked every badge from iX1 to iX9, indicating that a raft of new electric SUVs could be on the horizon. So far, the only electric 4×4 BMW has confirmed for production is a fully electric version of the new X3. The recent trademark applications give us our best indication yet as to how this…

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Mitsubishi Shogun Sport 2018 UK release confirmed

L200-based Pajero Sport set to arrive in the UK as a new Shogun Sport early in the new year, but prices remain under wraps. Mitsuibishi has confirmed that the Shogun Sport SUV will return to the UK market early in 2018 – over a decade since the departure of the previous model from the UK market. As revealed by Auto Express earlier this year, it will sit between the Outlander and the full-size Shogun, with a price tag around £30,000 looking likely. It’ll follow the all-new Eclipse Cross crossover into…

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Range Rover Evoque’s Chinese copycat takes on a new look

The Landwind X7 has been facelifted for the first time since its reveal caused outrage for its similarity to the Range Rover Evoque. Landwind’s most infamous model now looks less like the Evoque on which its design was so clearly based. However, it is not known whether the brand has succumbed to global pressure about the design or if the refresh was already planned. On top of the new look, the X7 has a new 158bhp turbocharged petrol engine, according to CarNewsChina. It joins the 187bhp 2.0-litre unit, which is…

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Lotus SUV images leak online

Lotus plans to introduce a lightweight crossover SUV in 2019, which coincides with the patented images leaked onto the web. Patent drawings of what appear to be the upcoming Lotus SUV have appeared online, which is planned to enter production in 2019. The sketches reveal a typically sleek and sporty crossover SUV that bears similarities to the Porsche Macan in terms of proportions. From the front, a large grille and air vents under the lights can be picked out, but the SUV doesn’t appear to adopt any design cues from…

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