Spy Shots

2009 Jaguar XF-R Spied!
2009 Jaguar XF-R Spied!

TheCarConnection.com's spy photographers caught the best shots yet of the 2009 Jaguar XF-R as it rolled through the city streets in the U.K. Hood vents, a deeper, more aggressive front air dam, and a new mesh treatment to the grille coverings signify the hottest version of the Jaguar XF, the new...Read More»

2010 Ford Fiesta Spotted in the Wild, Then De-Wilded

Prototypes for the North American-spec Ford Fiesta have been spotted in Dearborn, giving us our first look at the non-hatchback version. As expected, this prototype takes many cues right off the Verve four-door concept car that bowed at this year's Detroit Auto Show. The camouflage keeps us from...Read More»

2009 Nissan Xterra Spied!

Well, it’s approaching that time in the Nissan Xterra’s life cycle, and 2009 will bring a fresh look to the youth-oriented ute. Our photos clearly show that the 2009 Nissan Xterra’s grille will look more like that on the Nissan Frontier pickup truck, although not too many other changes and...Read More»

2009 Cadillac XLR, Caught Without Camo

Our spies have caught the 2009 Cadillac XLR without even an inch of camouflage – exposing the new front fascia, which includes a new grille and restyled fog lamps. In addition, the XLR will be wearing a bit more jewelry – in this case, it will be chrome vents on the fenders. Watch for...Read More»

2010 Saab 9-4X Spied, Under All Those Bras

These are the first true pictures of the 2010 Saab 9-4X crossover vehicle, just captured by our spy photographers undergoing track testing. We first saw this body style at the Detroit Auto Show, being touted at as the 9-4X BioPower Concept, but Saab is obviously serious about bringing this to the...Read More»

Spy Shots: 2009 BMW Z4 Gets Folding Hardtop

Back in March, we told you that the 2009 BMW Z4 would be getting a retractable folding roof. This week some of the other blogs are picking up on the detail, with a little more information on the new Z4's powertrains. The new Z4 is expected to offer a choice of more powerful engines. Riding on the...Read More»

2010 Buick LaCrosse Spied, Inside and Out

Once again, TheCarConnection.com's spies have stumbled upon the 2010 Buick LaCrosse -- but this time they managed to get some interior views, as well as (for the first time) a look the production exhaust tips. Looking closely, it appears the new LaCrosse will have some Enclave-like styling cues...Read More»

2009 Honda Pilot Pics - Ungussied-Up!

The 2009 Honda Pilot becomes official in just a week -- April 15, Tax Day, is the day Honda's set for car magazines and Web sites to tell all about the new crossover from a recent press drive. But TheCarConnection.com's spy photographers have been hard at work to line up high-resolution 2009 Honda...Read More»

Has the 2010 Ford Taurus Been Revealed?

The covers might be off on the 2010 Ford Taurus -- and Ford isn't happy about it. Yesterday, a single fuzzy shot of what's claimed to be the new Taurus surfaced on a few Web sites after first appearing on the Taurus Car Club of America site. Though Ford's demanded that some blogs remove the blurry...Read More»

Two Years Later, The Camaro Still Gets Clicks

Damn -- has it already been two years of showing you spy shots of the Camaro? At this rate we're going to break the record of the last Mercedes C-Class and the former champ, the Nissan 350Z. We've been showing you every iteration of Camaro that's come along, and frankly, we're getting bored -- even...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Spied!

Though it's still over a year away from a world introduction, our spies have garnered details on the next Mercedes E‑Class, code-named W212 and due at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show. The next E‑Class will ape the S-Class’s wheel-arch extensions, rising character line below the door...Read More»

2010 Aston V12 Vantage RS Spotted In the Wild

This is the real thing: the new Aston Martin V12 Vantage RS. Last week Aston confirmed that the stunning concept will go into production in the first quarter of 2009, and just two days ago we caught the test mule. Now we have snapped the real car in full glory testing as it was on the roads around...Read More»

2009 BMW 7-Series Spied!

The wraps are coming off BMW’s next-generation 7-Series -- and we managed to get some revealing pictures of it near BMW’s Munich headquarters earlier today. This is first time the Mercedes S-Class competitor can be seen without the heavy cladding that made the elegant sedan look like an...Read More»

2011 MINI Crossman: New Spy Pics!

Back in January, we showed you our first spy pics of the new MINI off-roader, to be dubbed the Crossman. Now we've got better pics of the mini-ute -- far in advance of its on-sale date. The Crossman was previously referred to internally as the "Colorado" and will bring the MINI brand firmly into...Read More»

Mutant 2010 Lincoln MKT Spied!

Lincoln seems to be heading into production with a new big crossover vehicle shown as a concept at this year's Detroit auto show. The 2010 Lincoln MKT was spotted on a Detroit freeway, wearing a nose bra to cover its vital Lincoln bits. This was the first time our spies have seen the MKT mule at...Read More»

Is This Ford's Next Rear-Drive Sedan?

While Ford continues to plot its future vehicle plans, it seems increasingly likely that the company will add a new rear-drive sedan to its lineup. Our spies spotted two prototypes for the next Ford Falcon testing in the Detroit area--and we're hearing rumblings from inside Dearborn that an...Read More»

2011 Rolls-Royce Sedan: Spied!

We nabbed some new spy shots of Rolls Royce's new baby--dubbed internally as the RR4. Despite sharing some platform elements with the upcoming BMW 7-Series, the RR4 still manages to have entirely different dimensions--longer, wider and taller, with a longer wheelbase to boot. The RR4 has clearly...Read More»

Spy Shots: 2010 Cadillac BRX Caught!

During the last several months, photos have surfaced of a GM crossover identified as the Cadillac BRX. As it turns out, those photos were actually of the next-generation Chevy Equinox. Last week we caught the “real” BRX for the first time, and today we have more photos of an actual 2010...Read More»

Spy Photos: 2010 BMW Z4 Spotted!

BMW’s next-generation Z4 sports car has been photographed quite often in various stages of its development. These latest shots show a test car caught in the streets of Munich. The Z4 will replace the current model that has been on the market since 2003, and it will be about the same size. The...Read More»

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