Tag Archives: Luxury

Acura might bring CDX to US

Acura currently sells a crossover SUV sized below its RDX exclusively in China. Called the CDX, the vehicle is a close relative of the Honda HR-V we get here and has previously been hinted for more markets. One of those markets might end up the United States. Speaking with Wards Auto, Acura boss...

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BMW believes in diesel, 540d confirmed for US market

Volkswagen has done a bang-on job at making diesel a dirty word, but BMW isn't counting it out quite yet. A BMW spokesperson has confirmed an all-new 5-Series diesel will be arriving in the United States this year. Car and Driver reports the diesel-powered 5-Series will take the 540d name, and it...

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2019 Porsche Macan spy shots and video

Like the Cayenne before it, the Macan has been a huge hit for Porsche. It's the marque's most popular model, with 19,332 sold nationwide in 2016. This compares to 15,383 Cayennes and 8,901 911s sold during the same period. Having been introduced for 2015, the Macan will soon be at the...

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Now you can get your G-Class modded by Kahn Design

British tuning firm and budding coachbuilder Kahn Design is famous for its modifications for the Land Rover Defender. The company's even gone as far as developing a V-8-powered, six-wheel-drive Defender pickup. But with Land Rover ending Defender production last year, Kahn Design has decided...

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Mercedes-AMG E63 S hits 187 mph on the Autobahn

The 2018 Mercedes-AMG E63 is an unabashed monster machine that mixes potent power and performance with regular E-Class style and sophistication. For the 2018 model year, the super sedan packs a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine that uncorks a massive 603 horsepower in S trim. There's even a...

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Report: Mercedes to axe SLC

Mercedes-Benz boss Dieter Zetsche revealed to media during last month's 2017 Geneva auto show that the automaker would be pruning back the number of specialty cars it currently offers, namely coupe and convertibles. Zetsche said Mercedes would continue to offer multiple specialty cars but not...

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Mahindra mulls turning Pininfarina into premium EV brand

Having acquired Pininfarina in late 2015, Indian auto giant Mahindra is now considering turning the Italian design firm into a premium electric car brand. The information was revealed by Mahindra Chairman Anand Mahindra to MarketWatch during last month's 2017 Seoul auto show. He also said the...

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Aston Martin gathered $83M worth of cars to celebrate new plant

A total of 28 Aston Martins from throughout the automaker's century-plus history recently stormed the hangers of the decommissioned airfield in St Athan, Wales, which is in the process of being converted into a new vehicle plant. The cars, which have a combined value of approximately $83...

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BMW X5 spy shots and video

BMWs typically have a shelf life of seven years but that won't be the case for the current X5 whose successor is nearing the end of its development. Though heavily camouflaged, the prototype reveals a new, more dynamic look dominated by the pronounced shark nose hood and grille treatment. It...

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BMW M550d arrives with quad-turbocharged diesel

Diesel is falling out of favor in many regions, including in Europe where the fuel sells at a significant discount to gasoline and has been the preferred choice of buyers for decades. Automakers, too, are looking more towards electrification to improve efficiency rather than diesel technology...

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