Tag Archives: Luxury

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots

Prototypes for Mercedes-Benz's next-generation S-Class have been spotted. The car is expected in showrooms in 2020, as a 2021 model, and we can see that Mercedes' engineers are using models like the current S-Class as well as BMW's 7-Series as benchmarks. From earlier test mules, we know the general size and proportions will match up with the current...

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Rolls-Royce might call its next one-off vehicle the "Boat Tail"

Remember the Rolls-Royce Sweptail? The most expensive "new" car ever built? The British luxury marque may have another bespoke project in the works to follow the $12.8 million Sweptail, and it could be called the "Boat Tail." Rolls-Royce parent company BMW has applied to trademark the "Boat Tail" name with the European Union Intellectual Property Office...

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Audi e-tron will use cameras in place of side mirrors, but not in US

Audi's first battery-electric crossover will also usher in radical new technology for the automotive industry. The production e-tron electric crossover will ditch traditional side mirrors and replace them with camera-based digital mirrors, the brand announced on Wednesday. Unfortunately, we won't see them in the United States due to a lack of regulations...

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Maserati to add Alfieri halo car, new SUV, electric powertrain from Ferrari

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles during an investor meeting Friday revealed that Maserati has an electric future...in more ways than one. The Italian luxury brand has been largely lost in the FCA portfolio, but it will get six new vehicles by 2022, including a long-awaited Alfieri halo car and a new SUV likely based on the Alfa Romeo Stelvio. Not only that but...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 spy shots

Mercedes-Benz in February unveiled a new A-Class hatchback and followed it up with an A-Class sedan April. They're the first of eight members planned for the automaker's new generation of compact cars. Some of those eight members will have high-performance variants developed by Mercedes-AMG. And this time around there will be direct replacements for the...

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Mercedes GLB shown to dealers, will likely come from Mexico

Mercedes-Benz is developing a new crossover SUV to sit between the GLA and GLC, the so-called GLB. The vehicle has been spotted in the wild, with prototypes suggesting a boxy shape similar to the original GLK will feature on the GLB. This should provide a strong level of differentiation between the GLB and the sportier, more hatchback-like GLA. Automotive...

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BMW M4 Gran Coupe in the works for next 4-Series?

BMW's 4-Series Gran Coupe is one of the more handsome options in the lineup, though strangely the svelte five-door never received the same M4 treatment that its coupe and convertible siblings benefited from. That won't be the case for the next-generation 4-Series Gran Coupe due early next decade, Motor.es reported earlier this month. According to the...

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Audi teases Q8 and associated miniseries

Feast your eyes on the Audi Q8 via a pair of teaser sketches. Along with the fresh teasers, Audi is also highlighting the Q8 via a miniseries, the first episodes of which are live on a special microsite. The miniseries will feature five episodes running through June 5. In the process, the Q8 will make its first appearances. The vehicle is scheduled to make...

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2019 Acura RDX priced from $38,295

The redesigned 2019 Acura RDX lands in showrooms June 1 carrying a starting price of $38,295, including destination. That's roughly the same as the outgoing model equipped with the AcuraWatch suite of electronic driver aids, a feature that is standard on the 2019 RDX. The base price is for a front-wheel-drive model. Add all-wheel drive and the price jumps...

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BMW first on the market with wireless charger for cars

BMW on Monday announced availability of a new wireless charging system, making it the first automaker to bring the technology to market. (Mercedes-Benz also plans one for its S-Class.) The wireless charger goes into production in July and is currently available to order in the United States, along with China, Germany, Japan and the United Kingdom. The first...

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