Tag Archives: Luxury

Porsche Cayenne E Hybrid coming soon

When Porsche unveiled a redesigned Cayenne last summer, noticeably missing was a hybrid. Fans of the outgoing Cayenne hybrid don't have to wait much longer as a replacement is coming soon, and to build the excitement Porsche has released a video detailing some of the testing that's gone into the vehicle's development. The new model will be called a Cayenne...

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Proposed BMW X8 might not be a coupe-like SUV

BMW will introduce a full-size SUV badged an X7 later this year. The vehicle was previewed at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show by the X7 iPerformance concept and is designed to go up against the Infiniti QX80s and Mercedes-Benz GLSes of the world. However, BMW sees demand for an even plusher X8 to fill the—wide—gap between the X7 and the upcoming...

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2020 BMW 7-Series spy shots

The current BMW 7-Series is one of the most dynamic and technologically advanced offerings in its class, but its predictable styling and drab interior leave a lot to be desired. This is a 6-figure car once you add a few options, yet to the average onlooker it's hard to distinguish from the lesser 5-Series. This is reflected in the sales. In 2017, the...

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Cadillac spools up 4.2-liter DOHC twin-turbo V-8

Cadillac will give its top-of-the-line sedan a shot in the arm with the 2019 CT6 V-Sport. The new performance model also ushers in a new engine for the brand, and it's no slouch. Alongside the CT6 V-Sport's reveal on Wednesday, Cadillac provided details on a new dual-overhead cam, twin-turbocharged, 4.2-liter V-8 engine. The basics? The new mill pumps out...

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2019 Cadillac CT6 gets twin-turbo V-8 V-Sport, updated look

When it arrived for 2016, Cadillac's CT6 ushered in a new naming strategy for the brand and marked the first use of the lightweight, aluminum-infused Omega platform for large, rear-wheel-drive cars at General Motors. While the CT6 was never meant to be the true flagship sedan Cadillac fans have been pining over for years, its combination of sharp...

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Lincoln Navigator gets boost from Hennessey, but still no V-8

Lincoln's Navigator impresses with its luxury and presence, but with a curb weight approaching 6,000 pounds the big SUV could definitely do with some added performance. Sure, the stock 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 is perfectly adequate with its 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet of torque, but extra grunt is certainly welcome. And ever willing to provide...

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Aston Martin denies return to 6-cylinder engines

Automakers worldwide are concerned with ever-tightening efficiency standards. Some have taken to dropping cylinder counts and offsetting the loss in performance with turbocharging. However, that won't be the case for Aston Martin, at least for the foreseeable future. In an interview with Motoring published Tuesday, Aston Martin engineering boss Matt Becker...

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2019 Audi A6 to make US debut at 2018 New York auto show

Fresh from its world debut earlier this month at the 2018 Geneva auto show, Audi's redesigned A6 is on its way to the United States for a local debut at next week's 2018 New York auto show. The redesign represents the eighth generation of the popular mid-size sedan, and we'll see it in showrooms later this year as a 2019 model. Just one powertrain is...

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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 the new X7, 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 X5...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe and Cabriolet gain power and standard equipment

Following the refreshed 2019 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan's debut at the 2018 Geneva motor show, the luxury brand will bring the updated C-Class Coupe and Cabriolet to the 2018 New York auto show. Revealed on Tuesday, both body styles are in for additional standard equipment and more power. The exteriors of both cars remain quite similar, though the front...

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