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News McLaren GT, 2020 BMW M3, CLA AMG 45: News Recap

McLaren GT, 2020 BMW M3, CLA AMG 45: News Recap

A recap of the week’s top performance car news so far including the McLaren GT teaser, Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 leaked image, and the possibility of all-wheel drive on the new BMW M3.


New McLaren GT Teased

McLaren Grand Tourer
McLaren Grand Tourer | Photo: McLaren

McLaren has a new grand touring model in the works which it plans to unveil on May 15. After seeing a few covered units of the McLaren GT a few weeks ago, the British automaker revealed a new teaser video of its latest model yesterday. We can’t see much in the video except some pretty complex body work, slim rear tail lights and two massive exhaust pipes.

Read more and see the teaser video of the new McLaren GT.


Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 Leaked

Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 leaked image
2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 | Photo: Mercedes

Mistakes happen, and leaked images follow. In this case, the leak concerns the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 which was leaked on a configuration page for the Mercedes-AMG CLA 35. The 45 is expected in 2020 with two engines developing 383 horsepower and 416 horsepower. There’s even a drift mode!

Read more about the 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45.


2020 BMW M3 Coming in September

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BMW M3 CS | Photo: BMW

The BMW 3 Series has been completely redesigned and it’s only a matter of time until the next-generation BMW M3 arrives. Reports suggest the new 2020 M3 could be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show this fall, but if BMW can’t meet that deadline then we will se the next M3 at the Geneva Motor Show. It’s being said that the next M3 could get xDrive all-wheel drive like the new-generation BMW M5.

Read more about the 2020 BMW M3 here.

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