Tag Archives: Luxury

2019 Porsche Cayenne deep dive

It's the very antithesis of Porsche. Or is it? The Cayenne, an SUV, is the sports car company's second best seller, behind another SUV, the Macan. It may be an SUV, but it's still a Porsche and that means it has to be sporty. Porsche is introducing the third generation of the Cayenne for the 2019 model year, and this one promises to be the...

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2019 BMW X3 M spy shots and video

Feast your eyes on the latest spy shots and video of BMW's upcoming X3 M. The high-performance crossover SUV is based on the recently revealed third-generation X3, and when it arrives it will do battle with the Porsche Macan Turbo as well as a new GLC63 from Mercedes-AMG. We've also heard Audi Sport is preparing an RS Q5 and Jaguar Land Rover SVO an...

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Report: Land Rover to target Mercedes-Benz S-Class with ‘Road Rover’

Land Rover is poised to offer a road-biased luxobarge to rival the Mercedes-Benz S-Class by the end of the decade. That's according to Autocar which reports that Land Rover is developing the vehicle, code-named the Road Rover, in parallel with a next-generation Jaguar XJ. The vehicle will reportedly come with an electric powertrain and offer dynamic...

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Volvo XC40 allows your friend or family to borrow the car without a key

Say you're away on vacation and someone you trust, perhaps a close friend or family member, needs to borrow your car. With the 2019 Volvo XC40 arriving next spring, you'll be able to grant a person access to the car via an app. The person borrowing the car will be able to access and start it all with a smartphone, so you don't need to...

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Alfa Romeo’s next car likely to be a Giulia-based coupe, arrive late 2018

Alfa Romeo's relaunch in the United States may have had a shaky start but the brand is very much committed to our market and has a number of new models in the works. The relaunch started with the 4C sports car which has since been joined by the Giulia sedan and Stelvio SUV. Still in the pipeline are a mid-size sedan, compact SUV, mid-size SUV, compact...

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Great Wall launches luxury SUV brand Wey

Great Wall is China's largest producer of SUVs and pickup trucks but the company has ambitions to be much more than that. Great Wall has openly admitted its desire to acquire Jeep in its attempts to become the world's biggest producer of SUVs but at the same time the company wants to develop its own brands. Two of its leading brands are Haval...

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Luxury automakers focus on too much "stupid" tech, Genesis performance boss says

Genesis' performance chief Albert Biermann had some harsh words for the brand's German rivals. The former BMW M boss of 30 years said rival brands invest too much in unnecessary technology, and it gives Genesis a clear path forward for quality and longevity. "It's all marketing, first of all," Biermann told Drive. "How many people really buy it later...

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Will Lexus bring an LS F to the Tokyo motor show?

Lexus used the 2017 Detroit auto show to debut the totally redesigned 2018 LS sedan, but Tokyo may be the place where the LS earns its performance credentials. Posted to an Instagram by the user Jzsinternational is a photo from a Japanese automotive magazine with a caption that seems to claim a Lexus LS F will debut at the upcoming Tokyo motor show. The...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG A45 Hatchback spy shots

Mercedes-Benz is working on a new generation of compact cars, and once again there will be a handful of hot offerings from the Mercedes-AMG division. Our latest spy shots show a prototype for AMG's new A45 based on the next-gen A-Class Hatchback. Compared to prototypes for the regular A-Class Hatch, the A45 sits lower and sports widened fenders. Also...

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V-8-powered Kia Stinger in the works?

Kia impressed, and likely shocked, many when it unveiled the Stinger, a rear-wheel-drive sport sedan that boasts specs not normally associated with the Korean brand. The shock factor arises from the fact that Kia went with a sport sedan at all when automakers are cashing in on the crossover craze. If that's not enough, Kia may be preparing to double down on...

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