2011 Saab 9-5 SportWagon

2011 Saab 9-5 SportWagon

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Swedish car maker Saab has revealed its plans of introducing a new player in the premium estate segment, the 2011 Saab 9-5 SportWagon which will premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

Featuring a sleek, bald aspect, inspired from the AeroX the 2011 Saab 9-5 SportWagon is a versatile option to the 9-5 saloon,with some of its exterior lines including a falling roof and a raked rear screen flanked by Saab’s signature ‘wraparound’ window glazing.

Video: Skoda Superb Estate vs Mercedes E Class Estate

Video: Skoda Superb Estate vs Mercedes E Class Estate

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In this next video from FifthGear we have Graham from the office comparing the show’s Skoda Superb Estate crew car with the best estate on sale – the Mercedes E Class.

Even though you might consider these models for be far away from eachother, they are actually pretty close, however the Merc is the winner in pretty much any department by the narrowest of margins.

Some examples where the Mercedes E Class Estate is better are boot space, body control, suspension noise and interior refinement, while the Skoda Superb Estate scores a point due to its dual clutch transmission that shifts faster than the Merc’s 6-speed automatic.

2011 Ford Focus Sedan, Estate and Hatch

2011 Ford Focus Sedan, Estate and Hatch

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29 Sep 2010
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As the 2010 Paris Motor Show is just about ready to open for press, the North American automaker has revealed new details regarding the new generation 2011 Ford Focus which will hit the market early next year.

The 2011 Ford Focus will be available as a sedan, estate or hatch and besides making a leap in terms of design and material quality, the next generation Focus also features various new technologies that increase safety.

Engine options for the 2011 Ford Focus will include the new 1.6-litre Ford EcoBoost petrol engine and updated 1.6- and 2.0-litre Duratorq TDCi diesel units,

Mercedes C Class DR 520 Estate for Jenson Button

Mercedes C Class DR 520 Estate for Jenson Button

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26 Aug 2010
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Jenson Button, the Formula One World Champion of 2009 has purchased a Mercedes C Class DR 520 Estate on August 24th from London’s Mercedes-Benz World.

The unique Mercedes C Class DR 520 Estate which is based on the C63 AMG is produced in a limited run of only 20 units by the Specialist Products Division at Mercedes-Benz World who added many performance upgrades on it.

2011 Volkswagen Passat Estate spy video

2011 Volkswagen Passat Estate spy video

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01 Jul 2010
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We start the day with a second spy video, this time with the facelift versions 2011 Volkswagen Passat Wagon and Sedan that were caught by cameras during road tests.

Even though the front and rear section are hidden, we can easily understand that the 2011 Woulkswagen Passat Wagon and Sedan will adopt the new VW face in terms of design, and as far as engine options a whole range of petrol and diesel units should be offered.

Volkswagen Passat CC estate

Volkswagen Passat CC estate

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14 Jun 2010
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British automotive reporters from Autocar are talking about VW planning a new niche model – the Volkswagen Passat CC estate.

This rumor is apparently being fueled by anonymous sources in Germany who already know that the Volkswagen Passat CC estate won’t make it across the Atlantic. As far as engine options the Volkswagen Passat CC estate will probably use the same units found of the regular 4-door coupe version.

Mercedes CLS Estate revealed

Mercedes CLS Estate revealed

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20 Apr 2010
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The German automaker has revealed photos and details with the Mercedes CLS Estate earlier than expected, offering a preview of their Shooting Brake concept that is heading for a public unveil at the Motor Show in Beijing.

The Mercedes CLS Estate measures 4.96 m in length, 1.95 m wide and 1.44 m tall and when it will hit the market, the car is expected to compete against the BMW 5 Series GT and the soon to be launched Audi A7.

Kia Magentis Estate

Kia Magentis Estate

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18 Apr 2010
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After revealing the new generation Kia Magentis at this year’s New York Auto Show, the Korean firm is apparently thinking of developing an estate version as well.

This new body style would be named either the K5 or Optima and the news comes from the company’s chief designer Peter Schreyer who said that he would love to do a Kia Magentis Estate for the European market as well as a coupe variant for North America.

Mercedes CLS Estate

Mercedes CLS Estate

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30 Mar 2010
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Various sources are announcing that yet another new model will rely on the F800 Style’s platform, and this time the German automaker will develop a competitor for the BMW 5 Series GT and the soon to be launched Audi A7.

We are talking about the Mercedes CLS Estate which is scheduled for a first public appearance in concept form at the Beijing Motor Show in April.

The Mercedes CLS Estate production variant will almost be identical to the concept and market launch is expected to begin in 2012.