The new EV, which Autocar first revealed in 2017, is expected to be the firm’s most road-focused model yet, with a premium audience in mind and more off-road ability than rivals like the Audi E-Tron and next-generation electric Porsche Macan. We’ve got all the details on the new platform, and where it sits in JLR’s future product plans alongside an eight-seat Defender 130.
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We also get our first taste of Mercedes’ upcoming AMG GLE 53, which is set to challenge the Porsche Cayenne Coupé when it arrives early next year, look at the possibility of a hot Renault Zoe RS within the next three years, and look at BMW’s next two M models: the X5 M and X6 M flagship SUVs, which both get the same 616bhp V8 engine seen in the M5 super saloon.
Elsewhere, Audi has revealed plans to develop an A5-sized four-door coupé on the new PPE platform it will share with Porsche, Seat may turn to its sub-brand for a global rebranding that would see it more closely target the premium end of the market, and Aston Martin’s ultra-limited DBS GT Zagato gets its public debut alongside prototype versions of the upcoming Vantage Roadster.