Porsche’s second-generation Panamera came in for its mid-cycle update this week, with some new powertrains on the list and the styling and chassis receiving revisions, too. The Panamera is a seriously quick car for its size. In fact, one variant has lapped the Nürburgring faster than a C8 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.

2023 Porsche 911 GT3 RS spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2023 Porsche 911 GT3 RS spy shots – Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Another Porsche in the headlines this week was the 911 GT3 RS based on the 992 generation of the 911. A prototype was spied and revealed many of the unique design details pegged for the car.

2022 Mercedes-AMG SL Roadster prototype

2022 Mercedes-AMG SL Roadster prototype

Another upcoming car in the headlines this week was Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation SL. This time around the SL is being developed by Mercedes-AMG, and this could constitute a name change to Mercedes-AMG SL Roadster.

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The first trailer for the new Batman movie starring Robert Pattinson dropped this week, and it provides a look at the Batmobile the “Twilight” star will use to fight crime. Production of the movie was interrupted by the coronavirus but a release date in October 2021 has been confirmed.

2020 Lister Stealth based on the Jaguar F-Pace SVR

2020 Lister Stealth based on the Jaguar F-Pace SVR

British sports car marque Lister revealed what might possibly be the world’s fastest SUV. It’s based on the Jaguar F-Pace SVR but has 666 horsepower on tap, or enough to hit a top speed of 195 mph.

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

2021 Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat

When it comes to the world’s most powerful SUV, the title goes to a humble Dodge. Well, a Dodge equipped with a Hellcat 6.2-liter supercharged V-8. We’re talking about the new Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, which comes with 710 hp and has just been priced.

2021 Polestar 2

2021 Polestar 2

Polestar’s follow-up to the Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe is a battery-electric sport sedan named the Polestar 2, and we drove it this week. It’s a different kind of luxury car from a brand that has room to grow.

Carat Duchatelet Silver Specre Shooting Brake by Niels van Roij Design

Carat Duchatelet Silver Specre Shooting Brake by Niels van Roij Design

Dutch designer Niels van Roij has penned a Rolls-Royce Wraith shooting brake, and just seven will be built. Each will be unique, and each will have 700 hp on tap.