Tag Archives: Luxury

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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David Brown Auto bringing high-performance GT to Geneva

Nascent coachbuilder David Brown Automotive burst onto the scene in 2014 with the deliciously retro Speedback GT. The car featured a body inspired by the lines of the Aston Martin DB5 but rode on the much more modern bones of a Jaguar XK. The company went in a very different direction in 2017 when it announced a restoration service for the original Alec...

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Pininfarina-styled HK GT concept bound for Geneva auto show

Chinese electric car startup Hybrid Kinetic will unveil a new concept car at a major auto show for the fourth time in less than two years. The latest study is the HK GT, described as an electric grand tourer powered by an extended-range electric powertrain. It's set for debut on March 6 at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show and should stun audiences...

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2018 Lexus RX 450hL arrives with $51,615 starting price

Lexus was a little late to the 3-row crossover SUV party as the automaker only filled the gap last November when it rolled out the 2018 RX L, essentially a stretched version of the mid-size RX crossover with two additional seats. So far Lexus has only shown the vehicle in RX 350L guise, but on Wednesday at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show the covers came off the...

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Cadillac XT4 to debut in March at 2018 New York auto show

The next new model from Cadillac will be a compact crossover SUV dubbed the XT4. Prototypes have been out testing for a while and we'll finally see the covers come off on March 28 at the 2018 New York International Auto Show, Cadillac confirmed Friday to Automotive News (subscription required). The initial reveal will take place at Cadillac House, the...

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Infiniti plans two electric cars in next five years

Nissan's luxury brand, Infiniti, has plans to release two battery-electric cars within the next five years. The first of the two will arrive in 2021. Automotive News (subscription required) reported on Sunday that the two new electric vehicles will be the first of a fully electrified lineup coming post-2021. Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa said last month that...

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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots

The first prototypes for Mercedes-Benz's next-generation S-Class have been spotted. The car is expected in showrooms in 2020, as a 2021 model, and we can see that Mercedes' engineers are using the BMW 7-Series as a benchmark. From earlier test mules, we know the general size and proportions will match up with the current model but there will be a...

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Time flies: 10th anniversary editions of Lexus RC F, GS F coming this summer

The "F" doesn't stand for "fast," but that's sure how it feels. This year, 10 years after Lexus launched its performance sub-brand with the Lexus IS F, the automaker is celebrating the anniversary of the F brand, named after the Fuji Speedway in Japan, where much of the development takes place. Lexus announced Monday that it will offer 10th anniversary...

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2019 BMW 3-Series spy shots and video

Feast your eyes on the latest spy shots of a prototype for BMW's next-generation 3-Series, arguably the automaker's most important model of the decade. It is expected to be revealed in late 2017 or early the following year, as a 2019 model. Like past generations, this new 3-Series, code-named the G20, will likely end up the benchmark for the...

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