Tag Archives: Luxury

Report: Polestar’s 4th car to be a convertible

Volvo in October spun off its Polestar performance arm into a standalone brand for high-performance electric cars, and revealed the first model from the brand: the Polestar 1. But Polestar isn’t taking the slow road to success. The brand wants a 4-car lineup by as early as 2020, a spokesperson for Polestar told Motor Trend. Beyond the Polestar 1...

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2020 BMW 8-Series spy shots and video

BMW is working on a flagship coupe that will revive the 8-Series name, and we have fresh spy shots and video of prototypes. BMW confirmed the model in May with the reveal of the 8-Series concept. The automaker also confirmed an M8 version with the reveal of a prototype. Also in the works is an M8 race car, an 8-Series Convertible, and possibly even an...

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First 2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom to be auctioned for charity

As many brands often do with a particular car wearing VIN 001, Rolls-Royce announced on Monday it will auction off the first production Phantom for charity at the 2018 Naples Winter Wine Festival on January 27. The three-day event founded by the Naples Children & Education Foundation will take place in Naples, Florida, and all proceeds from the 2018...

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Lamborghini Urus: modern-day Rambo Lambo is finally here

Lamborghini on Monday unveiled its first SUV since the famous “Rambo Lambo” of the 1980s, the LM002. The modern SUV is the long-awaited Urus, a vehicle first hinted at by a concept of the same name unveiled at the 2012 Beijing auto show. The production Urus looks almost as good as the striking concept and is unmistakably a Lamborghini. It even...

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Electric Land Rover based on Jaguar I-Pace platform coming

Jaguar Land Rover is set to introduce its first electric car next year in the form of the Jaguar I-Pace. Eventually, Land Rover will launch its own electric car based on the skateboard-style platform underpinning the I-Pace. That’s the word of Land Rover design boss Gerry McGovern, who in an interview with Drive said Land Rover must...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE spy shots and video

Mercedes-Benz’s GLE will soon be redesigned, and we have spy shots of prototypes for the new generation of the popular mid-size luxury SUV. The current GLE was introduced for the 2016 model year but is really just an update of the M-Class launched in 2012. We’re expecting the redesigned model on sale in 2018. It should arrive as a 2019 model...

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2018 Bentley Continental GT First Edition beckons early adopters

Bentley has launched limited-run First Edition models for the Bentayga SUV and the Mulsanne flagship. Now, the latest Continental GT is on deck. The luxury marque revealed the Continental GT First Edition on Wednesday, and it boasts a handful of unique cues to earn its badge. Like more pedestrian Continental GTs, the First Edition includes Bentley's funky...

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Lotus wants to take on Ferrari with new models

Lotus is best known for its track-focused vehicles as of recent, but one day, the brand's new Chinese owner wants it to rival Ferrari and Porsche. So said the chief of Geely, An Cong Hui, whose company in May took a majority stake in Lotus, along with a major stake in Lotus parent company Proton. Autocar reported on Thursday that Geely has full plans to...

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Land Rover mulls 2-door SUV as flagship

Land Rover is busy charting its future path, and aside from a possible S-Class rivaling "Road Rover", the brand is also looking at a 2-door SUV as a flagship vehicle. On Friday, Drive reported that Gerry McGovern, Land Rover's design boss, alluded to such a flagship vehicle during the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. The executive hinted Jaguar Land Rover...

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Half of Porsche sales will be electrified cars by 2025

The Volkswagen brand grabs a lot of the headlines surrounding VW Group's electrification plans, but Porsche will also help lead the way forward. In fact, Porsche is so confident in its electrified future that it believes half of its total sales will encompass plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles by 2025. Porsche currently offers six plug-in hybrid...

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