Tag Archives: Luxury

Kahn Design building a Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet rival

Depending on where you live, you'll soon be able to purchase a Land Rover Defender with a V-8 engine, 6x6 drivetrain, and soft-top roof. British coachbuilder Kahn Design is taking its imposing Flying Huntsman 110 6x6 Double Cab Pickup and adding a Landaulet-style soft-top out the back. A single teaser sketch reveals the design of the vehicle which...

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS spy shots

Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz's next-generation GLS have been spotted again. They hint at a more fluid yet still imposing design for the automaker's biggest SUV offering. Mercedes was smart to get into the full-size SUV segment a decade ago with the original GL-Class. The second-generation model currently on sale was rebranded the GLS for the...

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How Lamborghini evolved from the LM002 to the Urus

Lamborghini built a record-setting 3,457 cars, mostly by hand, in its Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy, factory last year. The Italian supercar maker intends to sell 3,500 of its new Urus SUVs per year. It doesn't require a doctorate degree in applied mathematics to figure out where we're going with this. Lamborghini is doubling its footprint...

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Jaguar isn’t planning a V-8 for XE or XF

Well, color us a shade of bummed. After long speculation, Jaguar confirmed we won't see a V-8 engine under the hood of the XE or XF anytime soon. Save for the wild XE SV Project 8, of course. Road & Track reported on Wednesday that the decision partially rests on production volumes. Ian Callum, Jaguar's design director, said the company looks at...

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2019 Cadillac XT4 spy shots

Cadillac's rival to the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA premium compact crossover SUVs has been spotted again. The vehicle is confirmed to be called an XT4 and is due on sale in the second half of 2018, as a 2019 model. The prototype is heavily disguised but the general shape is similar to Cadillac's XT5, albeit on a smaller scale. The...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG C43 spy shots and video

Engineers from Mercedes-AMG have been spotted testing a prototype for an updated version of the C43 sport sedan. The C43 replaced the C450 for the 2017 model year and is priced from just over $50k. It's one of the tamer "AMG Sport" models offered by the Affalterbach tuner and like others in the “43” series, it comes with a 3.0-liter...

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How Lamborghini evolved from the LM 002 to the Urus

Lamborghini built a record-setting 3,457 cars, mostly by hand, in its Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy, factory last year. The Italian supercar maker intends to sell 3,500 of its new Urus SUVs per year. It doesn't require a doctorate degree in applied mathematics to figure out where we're going with this. Lamborghini is doubling its footprint...

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A35 to be first model from AMG’s new entry-level range

It's about to get even easier to get behind the wheel of an AMG. The Affalterbach tuner is preparing two tiers of performance for its next-generation compact cars, in the same way that its larger models come in milder “43” and full-bore “63” flavors. With the next-gen compacts, you'll have successors to the current...

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2020 Porsche ‘Mission E’ spy shots and video

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 just dummy units to fool onlookers. The rest of the design is very close to the striking concept we first saw at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. From the elegant front to the fastback roof to...

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2018 Audi SQ2 spy shots

Audi's smallest crossover in the United States is the Q3 but overseas there's a slightly smaller Q2 on sale. The vehicle made its debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show and soon a sporty version will join the lineup. Featured in our latest spy shots is a prototype for the sporty Q2 testing hard at the Nürburgring and on some of the German race...

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