Tag Archives: Luxury

Are you ready for an Aston Martin…submarine?

If James Bond can have his submarine cars, why can't Aston Martin get in on the action? The British purveyor of gorgeous luxury sports cars has teamed up with the right company to make that happen. Aston Martin has consulted on the design of a new submersible with Triton Submarines and it's called Project Neptune. Based in Vero Beach, Florida, Triton builds...

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2020 BMW 7-Series spy shots

The current BMW 7-Series is one of the most dynamic and technologically advanced offerings in its class, but its predictable styling and drab interior leave a lot to be desired. This is a 6-figure car once you add a few options, yet to the average onlooker it's hard to distinguish from the lesser 5-Series. This is reflected in the sales. In 2016, the...

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Audi Sport reveals RS 4 and RS 5 Carbon Edition cars

Audi Sport unleashed the new RS 4 Avant and RS 5 earlier this year, but it has already returned with special editions for both nameplates. Appropriately called the Carbon Edition, both cars add a healthy dose of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) as well as a few other special touches. They feature identical upgrades, save for a CFRP roof fitted to the...

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BMW takes to Mars for virtual 2018 X3 test drive

BMW believes the technology found in the 2018 X3 is out of this world. The German luxury brand has published a 360-degree video on YouTube for viewers to explore Mars with the 2018 X3 as a rover. In the future, BMW is apparently the official vehicle of Mars. Aside from the fact this particular 2018 BMW X3 wouldn't even be operable on the planet—the X3...

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Volvo to build next-gen XC90 in US starting from 2021

Volvo on Monday confirmed it will add XC90 production to its new plant being constructed just outside of Charleston, South Carolina. The first model to be produced at the plant which becomes operational in the fall of 2018 will be the next-generation S60. XC90 production will start in 2021. By then, Volvo will have introduced a next-generation version of...

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Polestar marks end of Volvo era ahead of major October announcement

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar is about to be morphed into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars. Volvo announced the shakeup in June and at the time said to expect a major announcement regarding Polestar's future in October. Word on the street is that we'll see a concept previewing the first of Polestar's new models. As...

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Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo gets 680-HP Turbo S E-Hybrid range-topper

The most powerful Porsche in regular production is actually a hybrid. The car is the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid whose plug-in hybrid powertrain dishes out a meaty 680 horsepower and 626 pound-feet of torque. (The limited-edition 911 GT2 RS is actually more powerful but you can't buy one as it's already sold out.) Now the Panamera's more...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots

The first test mule for Mercedes-Benz's next-generation S-Class has been spotted. Test mules represent the first stage of real-world testing for new cars. It's basically the new mechanical package hidden beneath the makeshift body of an existing car, typically the one the new car is about to replace. Test mules provide clues on the size and...

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