Tag Archives: Luxury

2019 Audi S6 Avant spy shots

Audi engineers are hard at work developing a redesigned A6 and one of the prototypes has just been spotted undergoing cold-weather testing. The prototype is for the Avant wagon body style, specifically the S6 Avant sport wagon. Our earlier shots showed prototypes for the new A6 sedan. The new generation of Audi's mid-sizer, the automaker's fifth, has been...

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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class aims higher for compact luxury cars

Mercedes-Benz has new ideas for the compact-luxury car class, and the 2018 A-Class is the first indication. On Friday, the luxury brand unveiled the new A-Class hatchback with a sleeker design, and an interior fitted with the brand's new MBUX infotainment system. The A-Class has grown up, and it's safe to say the S-Class took the compact hatch under its...

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Rear-wheel-drive BMW M2 Gran Coupe in the works?

Whether BMW's next-generation 2-Series family will include a rear-wheel-drive coupe to serve as the basis of a new M2 is still up in the air, but regardless the M2 nameplate isn't likely to disappear. Autocar reports that the 2-Series Gran Coupe sedan currently being tested will get the M2 treatment, and that the car will come with a longitudinally mounted...

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2020 Porsche 911 Turbo spy shots

Spy photographers have spotted a test mule for a new generation of the Porsche 911 Turbo. The new Porsche 911 is coming next year, initially in Carrera and Carrera S guises. But you can count there being multiple variations to cater to Porsche's discerning clientele. We're talking close to two dozen distinct models. Included among the range will...

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Lister Lightning will be a 600-plus-horsepower F-Pace

Thunder usually comes after lightning, but in the case of Lister we'll see the historic British performance marque follow up its Thunder sports car with a new Lightning SUV. Speaking with Top Gear magazine, Lister CEO Lawrence Whittaker revealed that the Lightning will be based on Jaguar's F-Pace and feature the same 5.0-liter supercharged V-8 found in the...

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Ares announces its own Tesla Model S shooting brake conversion

The world will soon have three separate options to choose from for Tesla Model S shooting brake conversions. The latest comes from Ares Design based in Modena, Italy. The firm announced on Thursday that it will produce its own Model S shooting brake, and it also plans to outfit the interior with even more luxurious trimmings, too. Two other companies have...

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2020 BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe spy shots

The Mercedes-Benz CLA will soon have competition from a coupe-like sedan from BMW. A prototype has been spotted for what's likely to be a BMW 2-Series Gran Coupe. The car is on track for a debut in 2019, as a 2020 model. Its development may explain why BMW has been reluctant to sell its 1-Series sedan outside of China: for global markets, a...

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2020 Cadillac CT5 spy shots

Behold the first spy shots of Cadillac's CT5, the closest embodiment of the brand's stunning Escala concept we're likely to see. First confirmed by Cadillac President Johan de Nysschen last summer, the CT5 is a mid-size offering that will replace the ATS and CTS when it lands in showrooms in 2019. Sedans sales are waning so Cadillac smartly sees the need to...

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Patient fan will take home a Mercedes-AMG C43 during Super Bowl 52

Last-person-standing contests are nothing new, but Mercedes-Benz is bringing the concept into the 21st century. During Sunday's Super Bowl 52, one lucky and very patient fan will win a Mercedes-AMG C43—and all they have to do is keep their finger on their smartphone. It sounds easy, but it will be a tedious task that will require plenty of managing...

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Jaguar I-Pace set for 2018 Geneva auto show debut

Jaguar's I-Pace electric SUV will be revealed to the world in production trim on March 1. The reveal will take place online ahead of a formal debut on March 6 at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The I-Pace was first previewed in concept form in 2016. Prototypes have been testing on public roads since then, revealing a design closely matching the...

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