Tag Archives: Luxury

Fast as h: Lexus out to promote performance aspect of hybrids

If we say "hybrid", your mind instantly moves to visions of slow wedge-bricks clogging up the fast lane on your local highway. Lexus is looking to change that. A new campaign called "Fast as h" aims to show the performance aspect aligned with its own hybrid offerings. Those aspects are easy to see when you're staring down the long hood of a Lexus LC 500h...

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Rolls-Royce Cullinan SUV to be revealed May 10

Rolls-Royce is set to enter the SUV game this year with a new model called the Cullinan. It was in early 2015 that Rolls-Royce first announced plans for the vehicle and on May 10 the covers will finally come off. Rolls-Royce doesn't actually want you to think of the Cullinan as a traditional SUV, however. Instead the automaker describes it as an...

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: eco without compromise

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid's biggest rival might be parked across the showroom. That's because the Cayenne E-Hybrid, with its 445-horsepower hybrid powertrain delivers faster acceleration and better fuel economy than the Cayenne S. Oh, and it's cheaper. The Cayenne E-Hybrid's $80,950 base price is about $3,000 less than the Cayenne S. Compromise...

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: eco without compromise

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid's biggest rival might be parked across the showroom. That's because the Cayenne E-Hybrid, with its 445-horsepower hybrid powertrain delivers faster acceleration and better fuel economy than the Cayenne S. Oh, and it's cheaper. The Cayenne E-Hybrid's $80,950 base price is about $3,000 less than the Cayenne S. Compromise...

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: eco without compromise

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid's biggest rival might be parked across the showroom. That's because the Cayenne E-Hybrid, with its 445-horsepower hybrid powertrain delivers faster acceleration and better fuel economy than the Cayenne S. Oh, and it's cheaper. The Cayenne E-Hybrid's $80,950 base price is about $3,000 less than the Cayenne S. Compromise...

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Bentley Mulsanne successor might go electric route

Bentley's successor to the Mulsanne is due early next decade, and according to Autocar the automaker is yet to decide on what route its new flagship will take. A direct replacement such as a large sedan with traditional styling and a powerful internal combustion engine is one possibility. An alternative is introducing an electric car with avant-garde...

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Infiniti’s new electrified platform will underpin almost entire range

Infiniti last week announced plans for a new electrified platform that will spawn its first model in 2021, expected to be an electric car. And the platform will eventually underpin every model in the Infiniti lineup except the QX80, which for the foreseeable future will retain the rugged body-on-frame platform of the Nissan Armada/Patrol, Automotive News...

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2019 Audi A1 spy shots and video

Engineers from Audi are out testing prototypes for a new generation of the A1 subcompact hatchback. The current A1 debuted in 2010 and sadly was never offered in the United States. We're afraid there's also little chance we'll see the redesigned model as Audi has ruled out launching anything smaller than the A3 in these parts...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG E53 mild hybrid replaces E43

Mercedes-AMG added the E43 sport sedan a couple of years ago to appeal to the buyer looking for a fast car but without the flashiness and firm ride of something like the full-fat E63. Well, the boffins at AMG have now enhanced the car by adding mild hybrid technology and in the process renamed it an E53. We first saw the technology in the 2019 CLS53 and E53...

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