Tag Archives: Luxury

New bosses at Bentley, Bugatti as Wolfgang Dürheimer steps down

Volkswagen Group veteran Wolfgang Dürheimer is relinquishing his head roles at Bentley and Bugatti, the automaker confirmed Friday. Current Audi Sport chief Stephan Winkelmann, who led Lamborghini for a decade prior to joining Audi, has been assigned the top job at Bugatti. He will start the new role on January 1, 2018, bringing with him years of...

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Porsche 911 T returns 40 years after original model’s debut

Just when you think there can't possibly be any more 911 variants—we're already past the 20-car mark—Porsche springs on us the 2018 911 Carrera T. The car is a direct successor to the original 911 T introduced in 1968. The "T" stands for touring, and as such as the car is very much about driving pleasure, as opposed to...

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Mercedes-AMG announces G65 Final Edition

There's a new Mercedes-Benz G-Class around the corner. No, we're not talking about new color and trim options. We're not even talking about an extensive facelift. No, Mercedes is about to introduce its first full redesign for the G-Class since the SUV arrived on the scene four decades ago. Before the redesigned model arrives, however...

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2019 Audi A7 preview

The 2019 Audi A7 finally broke cover Thursday in Germany, the second generation for the sleek luxury sedan that set the world on fire with its daring silhouette. The four-door fastback sedan likely goes on sale in the U.S. sometime late next year, although details about the sedan were few and far between. The second-generation sedan has a long road ahead of...

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Jaguar design boss proposes new XK

Sports cars are great for making a statement but they don't often make good business sense. That's why you're seeing strange partnerships like the one between BMW and Toyota for the joint development of a new generation of their respective Supra and Z4 sports cars. Going it alone is just too risky, it seems. Given this premise, it's...

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Toyota hints at luxury car of the future with fuel cell concept

Toyota's first volume fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, is an econo sedan priced like a luxury one. Understandably, the car hasn't proven a hit, with Toyota moving just 708 examples in the first half of 2017 in the United States. (Of course, it also doesn't help that hydrogen fueling stations are non-existent in most parts.) Perhaps, though...

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Rolls-Royce doesn’t do half steps; EVs in the future, no hybrids

It's all or nothing at Rolls-Royce. The maker of some of the most opulent cars on the road today says it will not equip its vehicles with plug-in hybrid systems, but eventually, it will have no choice but to offer battery-electric cars. Previously, Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös said the brand will pursue purely electric powertrains...

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Lamborghini has shown us parts of the Urus

Lamborghini's set to unveil its new Urus SUV on December 4 on its home turf Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy,, but it seems the Italian automaker is simply too excited to keep its latest creation a secret. Straight out of Sant'Agata comes this new video showing off Lamborghini's production automation—and in it we get glimpses of the Urus from various...

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