After years of heartbreak, Toyota finally won the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday. Toyota dominated the event, claiming a 1-2 finish, with Fernando Alonso’s team taking the overall and class wins. Kazuki Nakajima was behind the wheel of the No. 8 car as it crossed the finish line after 24 hours.
Bentley has a hit on its hands with the Bentayga, and the British luxury marque plans to cash in on that success with multiple derivatives of the ultra-luxury SUV. Now, Bentley has confirmed a Speed trim is in the works. Set to feature a powerful W-12 engine and unique styling, the Bentayga Speed will join the upcoming hybrid and a possible GT3 R.
Just before the Swedish automaker unveils the new S60 sedan, we drove the new 2019 Volvo V60 wagon. The only true differences between this stylish wagon and its crossover sibling, the XC60? Ground clearance and visual profile. Sitting lower to the ground improves handling, and in our eyes, the looks.
You’ll find these stories and more in today’s car news, right here at Motor Authority.
Toyota wins 2018 24 Hours of Le Mans after so many years of heartbreak
Bentley is cooking up a hotter Bentayga Speed
2019 Volvo V60 first drive review: a matter of inches
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