Tag Archives: Luxury

Bentley will build 19 Mulsanne-based Grand Convertibles

Bentley is set to launch an ultra-exclusive run of convertibles based on the (big) bones of the Mulsanne. The car, referred to as the Bentley Grand Convertible, was first shown as a concept in 2012 during a private event coinciding with the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. It was only revealed to the public at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Fast...

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2019 Aston Martin Vantage debuts with bold look, raucous V-8

The current Vantage is the most popular model in Aston Martin's history, so clearly there was some additional pressure to get the design of the successor right. Fortunately Aston Martin appears to have pulled it off as the redesigned Vantage, unveiled at the automaker's Gaydon, England headquarters on Tuesday, is shaping up to be an absolutely...

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2019 Lincoln MKC preview

Lincoln's MKC has been substantially enhanced for 2019, bringing major improvements to the looks department as well as safety. The enhancements constitute a mid-cycle update for the luxury compact SUV and will be reaching showrooms in mid-2018. The most obvious change is the new grille that looks like it's lifted straight off the Navigator. However...

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2019 Infiniti QX50 spy shots

Infiniti is set to unveil a redesigned QX50 at next week's 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, but the vehicle has been already spotted testing. Thanks to the quick actions of eagle-eyed reader Collin Brown, we have revealing spy shots of a prototype for the new QX50 which goes on sale early next year, as a 2019 model. Unusually, Brown spotted the car testing...

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Long-wheelbase Jaguar XEL debuts in China

Jaguar's lineup has spawned its second long-wheelbase sedan in the form of the XEL, based on the XE small sedan. The first was the XF-based XFL introduced in 2016. Like the XFL, the XEL is offered exclusively in China where it's common among the wealthy class to have a professional driver on hand. Consequently, the extra length is designed to...

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Infiniti flagship sedan concept tipped for Detroit debut

Infiniti's been without a proper flagship sedan ever since the Q45 bowed out of the market in 2006. The nameplate was crucial to Infiniti's rise to prominence as a luxury brand, and in fact it's where Infiniti's current Q-based naming strategy comes from. Infiniti is well aware of the need to fill the void left by the Q45. The brand...

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Skier Jon Olsson shows off his monstrous 800-hp Mercedes-Benz G500 4×4

Jon Olsson isn't just a professional freeskier and ski racer, he's also a horsepower junkie. Why do we say that? Because he owns multiple wild creations that make in excess of 800 horsepower, including one of the most rambunctious Rolls-Royce Wraiths we've ever seen. Now, there's this: his new 800-hp Mercedes-Benz G500 4x4. Absolute Motors, a performance...

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Lexus RX L 3-row SUV to debut at 2017 LA Auto Show

Talk of a Lexus crossover SUV with third-row seats dates back quite a few years. Lexus even rolled out a concept previewing such a model as early as the 2003 New York International Auto Show, the HPX. Lexus put off a production version, though, deeming the segment too mainstream for a luxury player. Instead, it offered its rugged GX and LX body-on-frame SUV...

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BMW X7 to spawn ultra-posh coupe-like X8?

BMW showed the X7 iPerformance concept at this year Frankfurt motor show, previewing the brand's all-new three-row X7 SUV. However, the concept could birth a second derivative in the form of an ultra-luxurious X8 with a coupe-like design. BMW's head of development, Klaus Fröhlich, didn't confirm plans for an X8 SUV in an Autocar report published on...

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