The next-generation GranTurismo will be concealed behind a sleek camouflage cover and distracting foam paneling, according to Maserati. Since we first saw it with its own body panels a few months back, the car hasn’t lost a speck of camouflage, and a new collection of spy photos from Walter Vayu+ on Facebook proves Maserati is dead serious about keeping the car’s design hidden from prying eyes.

Regardless of Maserati’s efforts, the 2022 GranTurismo looks like a GranTurismo. The car’s curved front fenders and threatening rear haunches aren’t hidden by the tight-fitting camouflage. The Maserati’s slotted grille is also evident. The quad exhaust pipes are hidden under camouflaged taillights and an elegant-looking rear bumper at the back. The rear window surrounds continue to be distorted by cladding.

While the next-generation GranTurismo has the looks to proudly wear the historic nameplate, things [...]

Aston Martin has been sighted testing a prototype for a new DBX variation, which is expected to be a high-performance model.

The prototype has a new front fascia that includes a large open area beneath the grille. Large carbon-ceramic brake rotors are also included. The next type being evaluated, according to Autocar, could be a V-12-powered DBX S expected in 2023. With such a launch date, the DBX S would most certainly arrive in the United States in 2024.

The current DBX is powered by a 542 horsepower 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8. The 5.2-liter twin-turbocharged V-12 engine from Aston Martin produces up to 760 horsepower in some applications, and its inclusion in the DBX would make the crossover a credible rival to the Lamborghini Urus and the future Ferrari Purosangue which may appear to be abashed Maserati Levante, but there are several indicators that point to it being a test mule. The back doors, [...]

The Bentley Continental GT’s shepherds have mastered incremental progress punctuated by the rare leap. When we tested the original GT Speed in 2008, it weighed 5180 pounds, with a 6.0-liter twin-turbo W-12 engine that produced 600 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, reached 60 mph in four seconds, and was capable of reaching 202 mph. Thirteen years later, the 2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed claims to weigh 5011 pounds, produces 650 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque from a revised 6.0-liter twin-turbo W-12 engine, accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds, and tops out at 208 mph.

Other cars’ designs and performance may have progressed further or more quickly, but Bentley recognizes what it has. The formula worked in 2003, and it still works now, as we learned in Sicily behind the wheel of the newest Continental GT Speed.

The third-generation Continental took a [...]

A prototype of an Aston Martin DBX SUV with a plug-in hybrid motor has been spotted testing near the Nurburgring racetrack in Germany, and we’ve seen it in action. The DBX’s appearance may divide opinion, but it performs everything you’d expect a luxury SUV to do, plus some Aston Martin magic. The words “Prototype Vehicle” are printed on the bodywork of a DBX SUV in our spy images, but there’s no way of knowing what powerplant is beneath because the exterior is identical to the standard DBX SUV. The Aston Martin DBX has all of the practicality and refinement you’d expect from a luxury SUV, plus a driver-centric approach that sets it apart from its competitors. The British sports car maker has done what it does best: applied its mechanical expertise to create the best-handling SUV on the market. However, we can determine that this is the PHEV model because of the test track’s fire [...]

The Grecale will be unveiled by Maserati in November. The latest spy photos reveal a different set of wheels and exhaust tips than previously seen. In fact, the next SUV from the Italian automaker can’t come fast enough. Parts from a prototype of Maserati’s future mid-size SUV have been placed for sale in Poland. The 2022 Maserati Grecale has been leaked online ahead of its official unveiling in November 2021.

A bevy of parts from a pre-production Grecale have been advertised for sale on Polish classifieds website Allegro — the same website where parts from the BMW M5 CS were leaked last year – allowing an early glimpse beneath the camouflage at Maserati’s forthcoming mid-size luxury SUV, as discovered by Motor1. It’s worth noting that this isn’t the first time we’ve seen Allegro used to sell parts for a forthcoming vehicle. Last year, the site listed various 2021 BMW M5 CS parts for sale, thereby [...]

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