Tag Archives: Luxury

2019 Audi A7 preview

The 2019 Audi A7 finally broke cover Thursday in Germany, the second generation for the sleek luxury sedan that set the world on fire with its daring silhouette. The four-door fastback sedan likely goes on sale in the U.S. sometime late next year, although details about the sedan were few and far between. The second-generation sedan has a long road ahead of...

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Jaguar design boss proposes new XK

Sports cars are great for making a statement but they don't often make good business sense. That's why you're seeing strange partnerships like the one between BMW and Toyota for the joint development of a new generation of their respective Supra and Z4 sports cars. Going it alone is just too risky, it seems. Given this premise, it's...

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Toyota hints at luxury car of the future with fuel cell concept

Toyota's first volume fuel cell vehicle, the Mirai, is an econo sedan priced like a luxury one. Understandably, the car hasn't proven a hit, with Toyota moving just 708 examples in the first half of 2017 in the United States. (Of course, it also doesn't help that hydrogen fueling stations are non-existent in most parts.) Perhaps, though...

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Rolls-Royce doesn’t do half steps; EVs in the future, no hybrids

It's all or nothing at Rolls-Royce. The maker of some of the most opulent cars on the road today says it will not equip its vehicles with plug-in hybrid systems, but eventually, it will have no choice but to offer battery-electric cars. Previously, Rolls-Royce CEO Torsten Müller-Ötvös said the brand will pursue purely electric powertrains...

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Lamborghini has shown us parts of the Urus

Lamborghini's set to unveil its new Urus SUV on December 4 on its home turf Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy,, but it seems the Italian automaker is simply too excited to keep its latest creation a secret. Straight out of Sant'Agata comes this new video showing off Lamborghini's production automation—and in it we get glimpses of the Urus from various...

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Polestar 1 was originally a flagship Volvo coupe

Former Volvo tuner Polestar on Tuesday unveiled its first car, the aptly named Polestar 1, but if you're thinking you've seen the design before it's because you have. Yes, the Polestar 1 is just a slightly massaged version of Volvo's Concept Coupe which was presented at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show to introduce Volvo's current design...

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Polestars to be made in China, rival Teslas

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar has been morphed into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars and on Tuesday we saw its first model, aptly named the Polestar 1, unveiled to the world in Shanghai. The Chinese metropolis is a fitting location for the debut of Polestar's first car as China is very much the brand's home, despite the...

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New Porsche 718 Boxster GTS, Cayman GTS are here; are surprisingly reasonable

Follow us on this one Porsche fanatics. On Tuesday, Porsche announced the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS and 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS models complete with a handful of upgrades, including a slightly more powerful 2.5-liter turbocharged flat-4 that makes 365 horsepower. The Boxster GTS starts at $80,850, including destination, or $82,950 for the Cayman GTS...

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2019 Aston Martin Vanquish spy shots

Aston Martin is just putting the final touches on its redesigned Vantage, and the next model in the automaker's ambitious Second Century plan is a redesigned Vanquish. The new super GT is tentatively slated for a reveal late next year or early 2019, and we have the first spy shots of a test mule. Although the tester looks like the DB11, a closer...

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2020 Porsche ‘Mission E’ electric sedan spy shots

Behold the production version of Porsche's Mission E concept. The car is a small sport sedan with an electric powertrain. Don't worry, those exhaust tips are dummy units to fool onlookers. The rest of the design is very close to the striking concept we first saw at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. From the elegant front to the fastback roof to the...

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