Mercedes GLC: New Edition starting September 2022

In 2019, Mercedes updated the existing Mercedes GLC with a facelift. But as early as May 2020, Erlkönigjäger led the next generation in front of the viewfinder for the first time. The compact SUV, called the X254 internally, was officially presented and we were already able to get a look at the car in person. … Read more

Real costs and depreciation: Cupra Leon 2.0 TSI

How economical and inexpensive can a 245-horsepower compact sports engine be used in everyday life? We tested and calculated. “A true compact sports car that keeps typical compromises in low comfort and still focuses on fun – also with the efficient turbo power package.” Our test editor, Thomas Helmanczyk, gets a lot of praise for … Read more

Actual Cost and Depreciation: Honda HR-V E: HEV

The Japanese crossover comes with 131 horsepower, check consumption and cost. What are the advantages of complex hybrid technology? “With good comfort, smart versatility, plenty of space, quality upholstery and plenty of utility equipment, the HR-V is the better car, but not very efficient in the effort.” In the conclusion of our test editor, Sebastian … Read more

Eberspächer makes diesel engines suitable for Euro 7 . standards

Hot tunnel mixer for urea injection Eberspächer makes diesel engines suitable for Euro 7 . standards Eberspächer has developed a new Adblue technology to improve diesel emissions. This effectively reduces nitrogen oxides even when the engine is cold. Even if the European Union has been working with great enthusiasm to blow up the diesel engine, … Read more

Mercedes GLS 400d in the test

The S-Class among SUVs is said to be seven-seater, and with a 330-horsepower diesel it is also particularly efficient. Well: the test. A certain fatalism can certainly be read, because even in 2019 it was partly appropriate to celebrate an increase in length by 7.7 cm in a new car – to 5.21 meters. In … Read more

Actual costs and consumption: the BMW 520d Touring

Adaptive suspension, 18-inch wheels with sport tyres, integrated rear axle steering, rear air suspension – everything installed. However, the five engines lack a sense of humor, much like a comfortable E-Class. It calmly executes steering commands, accurately and steadily follows the marked line, while the ESP carefully organizes fast maneuvers. Equally reliable: high suspension comfort. … Read more

Actual costs and consumption: BMW X4 xDrive30i

How much does a four-wheel drive SUV with a 245 hp gasoline engine cost in everyday life? This is exactly what we explained in our comprehensive cost check. “The narrow chassis and narrow body prevent the X4 from climbing here (in comparison test with the Audi Q5 and Porsche Macan). The economical engine and transmission … Read more

Real Cost and Depreciation: Jaguar F-Pace P550 SVR

550 hp, heavy 2.1 tons: how do power and mass affect the consumption and daily costs of a dynamic SUV? “The buoyant ambiance inside and the massive eight-cylinder compressor characterize the F-Pace SVR. The weaknesses in suspension comfort aren’t that great.” Author Heinrich Lingner is completely taken in by the dynamic power of Jaguar’s SUV. … Read more