Tag Archives: Luxury

BMW confirms first specs for new 8-Series

BMW has dropped the first details on its new 8-Series ahead of the car's debut in June at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The 8-Series will mark BMW's return to the French classic, with a dedicated racing version of the car set to compete in the GTE class for production-based cars. The road-going 8-Series has now reached the final stage of development and will be...

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Jaguar XJ50 special edition marks model’s 50th anniversary

The Jaguar XJ celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion, the British luxury brand has introduced a special XJ50 model. The XJ50, revealed on Wednesday at the Beijing auto show, aims to up the aging sedan's elegance with a handful of features to distinguish it from other XJ models. The XJ50 boasts Autobiography-style front and rear...

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Sedan meets SUV with Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept

Mercedes-Maybach on Tuesday revealed its concept for the 2018 Beijing auto show, and as we learned via a leak last week the concept blends elements of a sedan with an SUV. You're probably thinking the premise was a donk for the ultra-rich, but Maybach says its concept, whose full title is Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, sets out to combine the...

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan debuts in Beijing

Mercedes-Benz revealed the new A-Class Tuesday ahead of a debut on Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The version shown, known as the A-Class L, has been developed specifically for the Chinese market. An A-Class sedan for the rest of the world will be revealed shortly. It's expected to reach showrooms in the United States this fall as a 2019 model...

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Polestar 1 flagship coupe priced from $155,000

The 600-horsepower Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid coupe has been priced from $155,000. Polestar made the announcement on Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show where the Polestar 1 is being shown to a Chinese audience for the first time. The car will also be made in China at Polestar's plant under construction in the city of Chengdu. (It's where Polestar parent...

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BMW iX3 electric SUV concept debuts in Beijing with 250-mile range

BMW will launch an electric version of its X3 in 2020 and we got our first taste on Wednesday in the form of a concept at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The Concept iX3 on show in the Chinese capital hints at some of the subtle styling cues BMW plans for electric versions of its core models, of which there will be many, but more importantly the concept also...

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2019 Lexus ES revealed, will likely replace GS

Lexus on Tuesday unveiled a redesigned ES that's set to rewrite everything that comes to mind when one normally thinks of the popular mid-size luxury sedan, so much so that it may even fill the role of the GS whose sales pale in comparison to the current ES. The new ES reaches showrooms in September as a 2019 model and brings with it a sharp new look, a...

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Rolls-Royce Adamas series has carbon fiber Spirit of Ecstasy

Rolls-Royce is embracing its dark side. The British automaker is on a quest to expand its bespoke offerings, and the Black Badge cars are part of this journey. Now there's a handful of new members in the group and you can refer to them as the Adamas Collection. There will be 40 Wraiths and 30 Dawns that receive the Adamas treatment. What that entails is a...

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First-ever Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan debuts in Beijing

Mercedes-Benz has revealed its first-ever A-Class sedan. The car was revealed Tuesday ahead of a debut on Wednesday at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The version shown, known as the A-Class L, has been developed specifically for the Chinese market. An A-Class sedan for the rest of the world will be revealed shortly. It's expected to reach showrooms in the...

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German firm readies Range Rover 6×6 pickup

The Range Rover to end all Range Rovers cometh. T.Fotiadis Design, a company based in Berlin, Germany that normally crafts luxury yachts and high-end residential interiors, has plans for a Range Rover 6x6 pickup truck dubbed the SLT. But where a similar vehicle like Mercedes-AMG's G63 6x6 is all about performance, T.Fotiadis' SLT not only maximizes...

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