Tag Archives: Luxury

Aston Martin operates a bespoke secret club and it costs at least $2.6M to join

It's not much of a secret now, but Aston Martin has, for some time, run a secret car-building operation inside its Prototype Operations. The team will build one-off vehicles for very special, private customers. But the price of entry isn't cheap. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer recently told Road and Track about the secret club, of sorts, and he said his...

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Land Rover Range Rover Velar preview

If the Range Rover Evoque is too small and the Range Rover Sport too big, there still may be a Range Rover for you in Land Rover's lineup: the 2018 Range Rover Velar. Unveiled to the world in March at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the new small SUV member in Land Rover's luxury lineup is almost ready for its showroom debut, and we will be bringing you a...

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2020 BMW 8-Series Convertible spy shots and video

BMW is preparing replacements for its 6-Series coupe and convertible but will be positioning the cars higher, into 8-Series territory. The automaker confirmed the move in May with the unveiling of the 8-Series concept at the 2017 Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este. However, the car was hardly a secret as prototypes for the 8-Series have been...

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2019 Land Rover Range Rover gets plug-in hybrid option

Land Rover's Range Rover and Range Rover Sport models have been available with a hybrid option for several years, though not in the United States. That's set to change with the arrival of the 2019 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, both of which will offer a plug-in hybrid option: the P400e. The vehicles are set to arrive in showrooms next...

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Land Rover Range Rover preview

Hot on the heels of last week's reveal of the 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport comes our first look at its larger, more luxurious sibling, the 2018 Range Rover. Both vehicles have received a series of upgrades to keep them fresh as they reach the midpoint in their respective product cycles, including tweaks to the styling, a new interface...

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First details on PPE electric car platform for future Audis and Porsches

Audi and Porsche, both brands from the Volkswagen Group, have developed separate platforms for their first volume electric cars. Audi's platform is the C-BEV which is designed for high-riding vehicles and will appear initially in the e-tron SUV on sale in 2018. Meanwhile, over at Porsche, engineers have developed the J1 platform for a sedan based on...

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2019 Audi A8 first drive review: technology enabling luxury

I'm hustling through the Spanish countryside getting a back massage, attacking roundabouts with gusto in a car that can sprint from 0-60 mph in less than five seconds, and my passenger is sound asleep. I'm in a car that won't come to America for more than a year, and it seems to do just about everything well. It's quiet, fast...

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Land Rover turned a Discovery into a rolling kitchen for chef Jamie Oliver

Land Rover's fun department—which is officially called the Jaguar Land Rover Special Vehicle Operations (JLR SVO)—has built some incredible vehicles, but their latest creation for chef Jamie Oliver is quite over the top. Imagine every ounce of JLR SVO's potential being poured into amenities rather than performance—like the Jaguar XE SV...

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10 things you need to know about the 2018 Lexus LC 500

These days, Lexus doesn't do boring. It's all about outrageous styling, big power, and luxurious interiors. The new 2018 Lexus LC 500 has all of the above. No, I'm not high. I'm sober; the LC 500 is serious too. Before you dismiss the wild spindle grille, check out these 10 things regarding the 2018 Lexus LC 500. Looks like $250,000 The 2018 Lexus LC 500...

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