Tag Archives: Luxury

Bentley Bentayga by Mulliner channels British royal horse racing history

Mulliner has done it again. Bentley's personal commissioning division revealed Thursday a one-off Bentayga SUV inspired by the brand's ongoing relationship with The Jockey Club, which has organized British horse racing since 1750. As the sport was fit for royalty, so is the Bentayga by Mulliner. The Bentayga Mulliner draws on The Jockey Club's lineage and...

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We’ll get our first look at BMW’s 8-Series Gran Coupe in Geneva

BMW is already confirmed to be unveiling its new-generation 8-Series coupe at next week's 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, and now we know the automaker will have an 8er-related surprise on show as well. This teaser shot was posted up on BMW's Facebook page overnight and depicts a stretched 8-Series—and if you look closely you'll notice there's...

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Future McLaren Ultimate Series vehicles will have real names

The McLaren Senna is a harbinger of things to come, at least as far as its name goes. Unlike previous McLarens, the Senna discarded with alphanumerics in favor of honoring F1 driver Aryton Senna. Autocar reported Tuesday that McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt prefers actual names for the sports car firm's top cars. The strategy is already in motion with the Senna...

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Aston Martin posts first profit since 2010

Aston Martin's financial turnaround is complete as the company on Tuesday announced its first annual pre-tax profit since 2010 and is poised to grow substantially in the coming years. The British sports car marque's profit for 2017 came in at $121 million, overturning a loss of $226 million reported the previous year. This was on the back of record revenues...

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Rolls-Royce marks its heritage with Silver Ghost Collection

When Rolls-Royce sets out to mark a milestone, it does so with the utmost finesse, especially when honoring the legendary "Silver Ghost." On Tuesday, the luxury marque announced a limited run for a "Silver Ghost Collection" that celebrates an historic long-distance endurance record set 111 years ago by the first vehicle to carry the name. The 2018 Silver...

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In the market: Aston Martin on the hunt for a partner

If automotive personal ads were a thing, Aston Martin's might read something like this: single, sexy, multinational high-end sports car manufacturer seeks grounded, well-to-do partner to help in challenging times. What Aston Martin needs, says CEO Andy Palmer, is an automotive mate who can help ensure that the low-volume British luxury car builder doesn't...

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Bite-size 2019 Lexus UX crossover revealed ahead of Geneva show debut

Ahead of its debut at next week's 2018 Geneva motor show, Lexus revealed the first official image of its new entry-level, subcompact crossover Tuesday: the 2019 UX. And if the concept car struck a chord, the production vehicle should sit well. Lexus says that the crossover's design pairs "expressive" bodywork with a compact footprint. Indeed, the production...

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2019 Audi A6 leaked ahead of Geneva auto show introduction

The internet has spoiled yet another surprise after alleged official images of the 2019 Audi A6 were published. Buried in a thread on Worldscoop, user "Romano_A7" published the images seen here of the 2019 A6, which appear legitimate based on Audi's current design scheme. The front grille grows ever so slightly more trapezoidal with an edgier look and the...

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Porsche buyers can now take delivery, hit the track at LA Experience Center

Porsche buyers can now take delivery of their new vehicles in California, and get some track instruction while they're at it. The program is held at the new Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles, and it mirrors programs offered at Porsche's North American headquarters in Atlanta, as well as those in England, France, and Germany. The delivery experience...

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2019 Porsche 911 teased with nod to future hybrid

Porsche promises the next-generation 911 will be the same sports car we know and love, only better. On Friday, the brand released official teaser images and a lengthy preview of the 992-generation 911 touching on the topics of autonomous driving, connectivity, and electrification. The teaser images feature August Achleitner, chief engineer for the 911...

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