Tag Archives: Luxury

2019 Cadillac XT4 spy shots

Cadillac's rival to the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA premium compact crossover SUVs has been spotted again. The vehicle is confirmed to be called an XT4 and is due on sale in the second half of 2018, as a 2019 model. The prototype is heavily disguised but the general shape is similar to Cadillac's XT5, albeit on a smaller scale. The...

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2019 Mercedes-AMG C43 spy shots and video

Engineers from Mercedes-AMG have been spotted testing a prototype for an updated version of the C43 sport sedan. The C43 replaced the C450 for the 2017 model year and is priced from just over $50k. It's one of the tamer "AMG Sport" models offered by the Affalterbach tuner and like others in the “43” series, it comes with a 3.0-liter...

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How Lamborghini evolved from the LM 002 to the Urus

Lamborghini built a record-setting 3,457 cars, mostly by hand, in its Sant'Agata Bolognese, Italy, factory last year. The Italian supercar maker intends to sell 3,500 of its new Urus SUVs per year. It doesn't require a doctorate degree in applied mathematics to figure out where we're going with this. Lamborghini is doubling its footprint...

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A35 to be first model from AMG’s new entry-level range

It's about to get even easier to get behind the wheel of an AMG. The Affalterbach tuner is preparing two tiers of performance for its next-generation compact cars, in the same way that its larger models come in milder “43” and full-bore “63” flavors. With the next-gen compacts, you'll have successors to the current...

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2020 Porsche ‘Mission E’ spy shots and video

Behold the production version of Porsche's Mission E concept. The car is a small sport sedan with an electric powertrain. Don't worry, those exhaust tips are just dummy units to fool onlookers. The rest of the design is very close to the striking concept we first saw at the 2015 Frankfurt auto show. From the elegant front to the fastback roof to...

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2018 Audi SQ2 spy shots

Audi's smallest crossover in the United States is the Q3 but overseas there's a slightly smaller Q2 on sale. The vehicle made its debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show and soon a sporty version will join the lineup. Featured in our latest spy shots is a prototype for the sporty Q2 testing hard at the Nürburgring and on some of the German race...

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Spyker celebrates end of C8 Aileron production

Spyker is still very much in the process of building cars. More specifically, the Dutch performance marque still builds its wild machines that walk a fine line between modern rolling art and shapely sports car. Despite a bit of money troubles over the years, Spyker is preparing a new model to add to its lineup of...car. But before the new models arrive...

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2018 Jaguar F-Type first drive review: fulfilling the mission

If there was ever a reason to save $10,000—that's the price premium Jaguar charges for a V-6 over a turbo-4 F-Type—this is it. For 2018, Jaguar has stuffed its new 2.0-liter turbo-4 under the F-Type's long hood to create a new entry-level model, one that perhaps best fulfills the model's mission of splitting the difference between...

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Lexus LF-1 Limitless crossover concept teased ahead of Detroit debut

Lexus has something to show us, and it's coming to the Detroit auto show next month. Wearing the LF-1 Limitless name, the concept promises a "striking" new design and the brand believes it will carve a new genre in luxury crossovers. The teaser, published on Tuesday, reveals a sweeping LED taillight with a sculpted, yet curvy look. We also spy what's likely...

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BMW’s electrification plans mapped out

The BMW Group is committed to launching 25 electrified cars by 2025, 12 of which will be battery-powered electrics. The automaker on Tuesday revealed the full schedule for the 25 cars along with a few tentative details. The first two cars out of the 25 have already been revealed. They are the BMW i8 Roadster and Mini Cooper S E ALL4. According to the...

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