Tag Archives: Luxury

Audi Sport underquotes its cars’ performance numbers

Many an automaker will never directly state it, but there are numerous cases where a vehicle performs at a greater potential than it's billed to. Now, Audi Sport's technical head, Stephan Reil, has gone on the record to absolutely state what we all pretty much knew already: RS-badged cars have long...

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The 2018 Audi RS 5 is actually a hybrid, kind of

Audi has plans to slowly introduce hybrid systems on every single one of its new vehicles in the coming future. No, Audi isn't going to turn all of its cars into Priuses. Rather, many models will get mild-hybrid tech. While the process formally kicks off with the 2019 Audi A8, the first Audi to...

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2020 BMW 8-Series spy shots and video

BMW is working on a flagship coupe that will revive the 8-Series name, and we have fresh spy shots and video of prototypes. BMW confirmed the model in May with the reveal of the 8-Series concept. The automaker also confirmed an M8 version with the reveal of a prototype. Also in the works is an...

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Lucid Air hits an unrestricted 235.44 mph during testing

A prototype for Lucid's Air electric sedan hit a top speed of 235.44 mph during a recent high-speed test on the banked oval at Ohio's Transportation Research Center. The achievement follows a test run up to a governed 217 mph which the Air prototype conducted in April. We're...

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Meet the Audi A8 coupe you didn’t know existed

This is another story of "what could have been." Audi had plans to chase down the large, luxury coupe segment near the end of the last century, and its attempt was what you see here. This is the only Audi A8 coupe in existence, and yes it's real. The coupe was a project between Audi and IVM...

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2019 Audi A8 preview

The Audi A8 is now one of the oldest among its peers but a redesigned version of the flagship sedan was unveiled on Tuesday at a special event in Barcelona, Spain. This new, fourth-generation A8 is due on sale in 2018, as a 2019 model, and though its design is a tad on the conservative the...

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Jaguar XEL spy shots

Jaguar's lineup is about to get its second long-wheelbase sedan in the form of the XEL, a prototype for which has just been spotted. The XEL will join the XFL in Jaguar's lineup sometime next year. Unfortunately, just like the larger XFL, the XEL will be sold exclusively in China where...

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