Welcome to Roadshow’s new weekend overview, the place we have a look again on the largest tales from the previous seven days. The week kicked off on a robust observe with our first force of the long-awaited 2020 Toyota Supra, and stayed robust with some large information pieces and car debuts.
Here is have a look at our maximum essential tales from Might 12-18, 2019.
2020 Toyota Supra
Regardless that we were given an early style at a Supra prototype previous this 12 months, this week marked the primary time we were given in the back of the wheel of the honest-to-goodness, production-spec 2020 Toyota Supra. It is a utterly other tackle Toyota’s iconic sports activities automotive, and stocks numerous its guts — together with its turbocharged, three.Zero-liter I6 engine — with the BMW Z4 roadster. Editor-in-chief Tim Stevens gave the brand new Supra a complete exercise on street and observe in Virginia, and got here away inspired… most commonly.
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC
When Mercedes-Benz launches the brand new EQC in 2020, it’s going to struggle the Audi E-Tron, Jaguar I-Tempo and Tesla Type X for luxurious EV SUV dominance. It could now not have the longest riding fluctuate of the bunch, however as managing editor Steven Ewing realized whilst trying out the EQC in Oslo, Norway, this week, the Mercedes greater than makes up for a few of its shortcomings through providing a correctly luxury EV revel in.
2019 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350
No, this is not the approaching, supercharged GT500, however the Shelby GT350 continues to be a mighty high quality solution to revel in most Mustang efficiency. Its flat-plane-crank, Five.2-liter V8 is certainly one of our favourite engines, and a couple of small updates for 2019 make Ford’s potent pony even higher than ever. Opinions editor Jon Wong hustled the brand new GT350 round Michigan’s M1 Concourse observe this week, to look how this hard-core Mustang handles an afternoon of lapping.
- : With its 612-horsepower, twin-turbocharged V8, and super-luxurious inside (with cashmere!), McLaren’s newest supercar seems to be to be one hell of a grand tourer.
- : Could not order a 30th Anniversary Mazda MX-Five Miata ahead of they offered out? Mazda’s were given you coated.
- : When Porsche first pulled the wraps off the Cayenne Coupe, we noticed base and Turbo fashions. Now, the mid-range S breaks quilt, packing 434 horsepower.
- : The John Cooper Works variations of the Mini Clubman and Countryman now produce 306 horsepower, because of a brand new, turbocharged engine.
- : GMC pronounces pricing for its Carbon Professional Sierra 1500 trims.
- : A brand new document says Tesla is set to go through some beautiful critical cost-cutting.
Supra, Supra, Supra!
The 2020 Toyota Supra release was once the big-time tournament from this week, and along with his first force overview, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens were given in entrance of the digicam to provide you with a radical have a look at Toyota’s new sports activities automotive, and presentations you the way it handles twisty backroads and an overly technical observe.
A more in-depth have a look at the McLaren GT
A number of weeks ahead of the McLaren GT made its reputable debut, our Carfection staff in the United Kingdom were given an opportunity to pore over the brand new supercar on video. Henry Catchpole gives a better have a look at McLaren’s new grand tourer, and talks about why this automotive is in fact somewhat particular.
Overview: 2019 BMW M850i Convertible
Opinions editor Jake Holmes spent a while with BMW’s new droptop GT, the M850i Convertible. No longer simplest is the brand new eight Collection one of the crucial stunning BMWs to grace our shores in different years, it is probably the most best-driving Bimmers, too.