Daily Archives: March 5, 2018

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Exclusive Editions up the opulence

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class already cuts it as pretty exclusive in our book, but the new S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet Exclusive Editions will up the nameplate's opulence. Mercedes-Benz revealed the two Exclusive Edition cars on Monday ahead of their public debut at the 2018 Geneva motor show this week. Aside from "Exclusive Edition" badging throughout, the...

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Rolls-Royce bringing bespoke Phantoms, new Dawn Aero Cowling to Geneva motor show

Rolls-Royce will show off its one-off craftsmanship at the 2018 Geneva motor show with three bespoke Phantoms, as well as a special Dawn Aero Cowling model, the British ultra-luxury marque announced Monday. Each of the three Phantom models was developed separately and feature their new owner's personal touches and preferences. Starting with the Phantom...

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Volkswagen ID Vizzion electric sedan unveiled at Geneva auto show

Media days at the Geneva auto show start Tuesday morning, but the Volkswagen Group event Monday evening had its own news. The company unveiled a concept car, the Volkswagen ID Vizzion large all-electric sedan, that is more or less a replacement for the Phateon that ended production two years ago. The ID Vizzion will go into production by 2022, Volkswagen...

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Ford mulling Formula E entry as early as next season

Soon, another brand could find its way to the Formula E grid: Ford. The automaker is reportedly very interested in participating in the electric-car motorsport, and it could show up as early as next season. If Ford does join Formula E, it would become the first American automaker to do so. e-Racing365 reported on Ford's possible entry last Monday. A Formula...

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Porsche interested in producing flying taxi?

Today, Porsche sports cars. Tomorrow, Porsche electric cars. But is a flying taxi in the brand's future? The brand's sales chief Detlev von Platen believes there might be a market. The executive told the German publication Automobilwoche in a report published last Saturday that a flying passenger vehicle "would really make sense." "If I drive from (the...

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Touring Superleggera returns with Maserati-based Sciadipersia

Italy's Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera is back with a new coachbuilt special based on the Maserati GranTurismo. The car is called the Sciadipersia, which is Italian for “Shah of Iran,” linking this modern creation with the commission of three bespoke Maserati 5000GTs completed in the 1950s for Iran's last Shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Not...

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Techrules taking track-focused version of Ren electric supercar to Geneva

At the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Chinese startup Techrules shocked with its Ren supercar. The extended-range electric supercar boasted a central seating position, 1,287 horsepower, and looks designed by none other than famed Giugiaro. At the 2018 Geneva show starting Tuesday, we'll see this more hardcore version designed strictly for track use...

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Uber-rare Jaguar XJR-15 stops by Jay Leno’s Garage

Jay Leno is a very lucky guy. Not only does he have one of the best car collections on the planet, it seems like every day someone is taking a rare machine to his famous garage for a personal inspection. The latest someone is a man by the name of Jasbir Dhillon, who recently visited with an uber-rare Jaguar XJR-15. The XJR-15 isn't as widely known as its...

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Koenigsegg Regera gets Ghost high-downforce package

Koenigsegg's Regera hypercar has received a high-downforce package just in time for this week's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. Called the Ghost package, the package adds a new lip spoiler and flics at the front of the car as well as a pair of winglets at the rear similar to the design we first saw on Ferrari's FXX K track car. Koenigsegg says the...

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Koenigsegg launches Certified Legends program for used supercars

The wait time on a new Koenigsegg literally spans years. But people with seven figures to drop on a car aren't used to waiting, so to keep potential buyers enticed Koenigsegg is launching a certified pre-owned program for its older cars. The new program, which will be formally introduced on Tuesday at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, is known as...

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