Tag Archives: Luxury

Skier Jon Olsson shows off his monstrous 800-hp Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4

Jon Olsson isn't just a professional freeskier and ski racer, he's also a horsepower junkie. Why do we say that? Because he owns multiple wild creations that make in excess of 800 horsepower, including one of the most rambunctious Rolls-Royce Wraiths we've ever seen. Now, there's this: his new 800-hp Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4. Absolute Motors, a performance...

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Lexus RX L 3-row SUV to debut at 2017 LA Auto Show

Talk of a Lexus crossover SUV with third-row seats dates back quite a few years. Lexus even rolled out a concept previewing such a model as early as the 2003 New York International Auto Show, the HPX. Lexus put off a production version, though, deeming the segment too mainstream for a luxury player. Instead, it offered its rugged GX and LX body-on-frame SUV...

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BMW X7 to spawn ultra-posh coupe-like X8?

BMW showed the X7 iPerformance concept at this year Frankfurt motor show, previewing the brand's all-new three-row X7 SUV. However, the concept could birth a second derivative in the form of an ultra-luxurious X8 with a coupe-like design. BMW's head of development, Klaus Fröhlich, didn't confirm plans for an X8 SUV in an Autocar report published on...

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Mercedes-AMG lets you say it with puddle lamps

Here in the States, we have a fascination with car badging. We want others to know the make and model of our cars. Automakers allow you to shout this from the roadways with badging, decals, and now all sorts of lighting options. Mercedes-Benz offers a giant lighted star for the nose of its vehicles, so the look-at-my-brand game can continue well into the...

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Book by Cadillac expands to LA and Dallas

Car subscription services have begun to gain more widespread attention with launches such as Care by Volvo and Porsche Passport. Before both of those services, Cadillac arrived on the scene with its Book service, which launched early this year. Following a pilot program in New York City, Cadillac announced on Monday that Book will expand to pilot programs...

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Interior of next-generation Mercedes-Benz G-Class leaked

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class may have a boxy design dating back to the 1970s, but that's exactly what appeals to buyers of the iconic Gelandewagen. That's why prototypes for a redesigned version show a very familiar shape. In fact, it's almost impossible to tell the new model apart from its predecessor in the spy shots we've seen. While...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class spy shots

Mercedes-Benz is working on an update for its C-Class. The update is to freshen things as the C-Class reaches the midway point in its life cycle. Recall, the car was introduced for the 2015 model year, so in Mercedes tradition we should see the updated model introduced for the 2019 model year. A number of prototypes have been spotted and reveal that there...

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2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR spy shots and video

Jaguar is testing prototypes for a high-performance version of its F-Pace SUV. The prototypes resemble the current F-Pace S, but it's easy to spot their new, much more aggressive front fascia design. The stock F-Pace S exhaust tips have also made way for a more aggressive quad-tip arrangement. And there's no mistaking the burly sound of a V-8 in...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series spy shots and video

Mercedes-AMG's GT R has just reached showrooms in the United States, but a bigger, badder and presumably faster version of the Affalterbach tuner's standalone sports car has been spotted testing at the Nürburgring and on some surrounding streets. The car looks like the GT R, but there are clues that suggest we're looking a test mule...

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BMW explains what to look for when buying an E34 5-Series

The BMW 5-Series has long been a beloved uber sedan. In its most basic form, it represents a powerful and moderately upscale entry in the mid-size luxury sedan segment. At the upper end of the scale you have the mighty M5, which remains the measuring stick by which other sports sedans are measured. Every BMW fan has their preferred generation of a given...

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