Tag Archives: Luxury

2019 Aston Martin Vantage first drive review: tilting at windmills

The giant blades on the lazy-looking wind turbines that dot southern Portugal produce the sound of a passing jet, only it never goes away. I know this because the irresistibly photogenic windmills got me out of the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage's driver's seat. Not much else would. The Vantage's avant garde styling is driven by aerodynamic...

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2019 Audi A6 Avant wagon revealed

Audi's newest A6 has spawned its wagon body style, which the German automaker refers to as an Avant. Unveiled on Wednesday, the new A6 Avant goes on sale in Europe later this year but sadly there's mention if we'll see it in the United States. Audi's local division skipped the previous generation to focus on the A7, and it's possible the same will be true...

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2019 Aston Martin Vantage first drive review: tilting at windmills

The giant blades on the lazy-looking wind turbines that dot southern Portugal produce the sound of a passing jet, only it never goes away. I know this because the irresistibly photogenic windmills got me out of the 2019 Aston Martin Vantage's driver's seat. Not much else would. The Vantage's avant garde styling is driven by aerodynamic...

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Mercedes-AMG ready to say goodbye to V-12

Mercedes-AMG last year launched a Final Edition version of its G65 and there are reports the SL65 is soon to be on its way out as well, two models powered by a V-12. But could this be part of the normal product cycle or instead a move away from V-12s at AMG? Based on recent comments made by the performance shop's boss, Tobias Moers, we're likely looking at...

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BMW’s next-gen 1-Series to spawn i1 electric variant?

The BMW Group will launch 12 electric cars by 2025, the first of which will be a model from Mini due in 2019. Most of the 12 cars will be electric versions of regular BMW Group models. For example, the electric Mini will be based on the Mini Hardtop. An electric BMW X3, to be called the iX3, is also in the works and will arrive in 2020, and BMW Group CEO...

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2019 Lexus ES leaked

A redesigned Lexus ES is coming for the 2019 model year and the first photo has surfaced on Arabic website Almuraba. The photo only shows the front portion of the new ES whose design looks to be a slightly sharper, more athletic take on the current model's themes. The size and proportions should match the latest Toyota Camry with which the ES will share a...

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2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class spy shots

Mercedes-Benz engineers are out testing prototypes for a redesigned B-Class minivan. The car represents just one of eight body styles Mercedes plans for its next-generation compact car family, the first member of which is the redesigned A-Class hatchback that debuted earlier this year. Others will include replacements for the CLA, CLA Shooting Brake and...

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First details on Jaguar J-Pace SUV

Jaguar is forging ahead with plans to expand its lineup and the next addition is likely to be another SUV. Autocar on Monday reported that the British automaker is working on a J-Pace SUV to target the Porsche Cayenne and Maserati Levante in the mid-size luxury SUV segment. The latest SUV, which could boast third-row seats, is said to be coming in 2021...

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2019 BMW M2 Competition leaked, will have 410 horsepower

Roundel fans, rejoice. While BMW is busy focusing on bringing more SUVs to the market, the M division still wants more performance options. By hook or by crook, the M folks seem to have snuck one past the money men: the M2 Competition. Disguised prototypes have been out testing for a while but we finally have our first full look at an unmasked version of...

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One of 50 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Editions heads to auction

Lexus models normally don't flood consignment lots at big-name auctions, but we'd wager more than a few interested parties will step up to bid on this 2012 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Edition. The special LFA will grace the Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach auction, which runs from April 12 to 15, and the car is just one of 50 ever built. Lexus debuted the LFA...

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