Tag Archives: Luxury

Aston Martin gives update on plant where DBX SUV, Lagonda sedans will be built

Aston Martin's main plant is located in Gaydon, England, but in late 2016 the automaker started construction of a second plant in St Athan, Wales in anticipation of new, higher volume models. Located on the site of a former military air base, the plant is scheduled to start production of Aston Martin's DBX SUV in 2019. It will also be the production...

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Bumper crop: 2019 BMW X4 luxury crossover revealed

When the BMW X4 launched in 2014, the collective eye roll from enthusiasts was audible—including one from yours truly. Four years later and nearly 20,000 examples on the road (almost as many 6-Series were sold in the same time period) and we should eat our hats. I hear steak sauce helps wool caps go down. The 2019 BMW X4 broke cover Wednesday morning...

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Refreshed and more powerful 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan coming to Geneva

Mercedes-Benz will use the Geneva motor show to reveal a host of new and updated models. We've already seen the 2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 and updates to the 2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, and now we get word that a refreshed 2019 C-Class sedan will make its debut. This generation C-Class arrived for the 2015 model year, so the changes are mostly minor. Under...

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BMW X7 to debut at 2018 Los Angeles auto show

BMW is almost ready to roll out the red carpet for its next SUV. It had better make it a large red carpet, because we're talking about the first true full-size, 3-row SUV from the Bavarian brand. Yes, a BMW X7 is coming to take on the likes of the Cadillac Escalade, Infiniti QX80, Lexus LX, Lincoln Navigator and Mercedes-Benz GLS. It's due for a reveal in...

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Bentley adds new wood veneer sourced from America

Bentley has added its first new wood veneer in five years, and the company's "veneer hunters" had to travel to the United States of America to find it. It's called Liquid Amber and it comes from the American Red Gum tree in Mississippi. Liquid Amber is Bentley's seventh exclusive veneer, and it's named after the resin from the American Red Gum tree, which...

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Ares previews a stylish Tesla Model S convertible

Although consumers have largely fallen out of love with convertibles, there's still something about a drop-top that stirs up feelings. Ares Design, based in Modena, Italy, has something cooking that certainly strikes directly at said feelings. The firm hasn't provided any details but it did release two sketches of a Tesla Model S convertible conversion it...

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2019 BMW X7 spy shots and video

After years of sitting on the sidelines, BMW is about to jump into the full-size luxury SUV segment with an X7, which was previewed in concept form just last year. Talk of an X7 dates back more than a decade but BMW was reluctant to launch such a model for most of that time, focusing instead on smaller vehicles. Strong demand for an SUV positioned above the...

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