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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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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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Mercedes-AMG lets you say it with puddle lamps

Here in the States, we have a fascination with car badging. We want others to know the make and model of our cars. Automakers allow you to shout this from the roadways with badging, decals, and now all sorts of lighting options. Mercedes-Benz offers a giant lighted star for the nose of its vehicles, so the look-at-my-brand game can continue well into the...

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Book by Cadillac expands to LA and Dallas

Car subscription services have begun to gain more widespread attention with launches such as Care by Volvo and Porsche Passport. Before both of those services, Cadillac arrived on the scene with its Book service, which launched early this year. Following a pilot program in New York City, Cadillac announced on Monday that Book will expand to pilot programs...

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Interior of next-generation Mercedes-Benz G-Class leaked

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class may have a boxy design dating back to the 1970s, but that's exactly what appeals to buyers of the iconic Gelandewagen. That's why prototypes for a redesigned version show a very familiar shape. In fact, it's almost impossible to tell the new model apart from its predecessor in the spy shots we've seen. While...

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