Luxury

 
2018 Audi S5 Coupe (Euro-spec)

Audi shifting back to automatics for S, RS cars

Audi was a pioneer of the dual-clutch transmission, having offered it in its original TT sports car as far back as the early 2000s. DCTs combine lightning-fast gear changes with the convenience of an automatic and fuel economy of a conventional manual transmission, so they quickly became popular... read more

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2017 Bentley Mulsanne Speed

Ultimate luxury with refined performance: 2017 Bentley Mulsanne first drive review

Bentley says every car it builds is a blend of luxury and performance, with the Mulsanne taking the luxury ideal to the company's furthest extreme. Well, if you're going to... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
Zenises Z Tire recognized as world’s most expensive by Guinness World Records

Tire laced with gold and diamonds is world’s most expensive at $600,000 a set

A company based in the United Kingdom has unveiled the world’s most expensive car tire. A set of the special tires, which are based on the Z Tire performance rubber... read more June 20, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 spy shots and video

Mercedes-Benz has shown us its new E-Class, but soon after the car reaches showrooms in the summer we should have had our first look at the high-performance version from... read more June 19, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 3-Series

Your next BMW 3-Series might come from Mexico

It was almost four years ago that we first heard BMW was considering building 3-Series sedans in Mexico, and now the automaker has confirmed it. BMW on Thursday started... read more June 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (E300)

New Mercedes-Benz E-Class priced lower than outgoing model

The completely redesigned 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class goes on sale this summer and it has been priced from $53,075, including destination. That’s for a base E300 which... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 (103EX) concept

Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 previews future of ultra-luxury

BMW turned 100 this year and as part of the celebrations unveiled a forward-looking concept aptly named the Vision Next 100. But BMW isn’t celebrating alone as the... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
2018 Audi A8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Audi A8 spy shots

Audi's next-generation A8 has been spotted once again. The car is confirmed for a market launch in 2017, which means we'll likely see it arrive as a 2018 model. The new A8... read more June 16, 2016 by


 
2017 Audi SQ2 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 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 March’s 2016... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
2017 Jaguar F-Type SVR first drive review

We go Spanish flying in the 200-mph, $126,945 Jaguar F-Type SVR: first drive review

Maybe this is how we'll remember sports cars. Once everything runs off a silent pack of cells charged wirelessly overnight. Once no one actually owns a car outright. Once... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
2019 Audi RS 5 test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Audi RS 5 spy shots

Audi has just unveiled its new A5 and S5 but the engineers are still hard at work developing the new RS 5 model, a test mule for which has just been spotted. The test mule... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW Alpina B7 xDrive

2017 BMW 7-Series preview

BMW’s 7-Series has always been seen as the sportier option in the full-size luxury sedan segment, and we’re glad to report that hasn’t changed with the... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz wireless inductive charging system

Mercedes confirms wireless charging for S550e plug-in hybrid

Anyone that’s owned a plug-in car of some sort will know the pain of coming home late, fiddling around with a cable and actually plugging the car in for charging. The... read more June 14, 2016 by


 
2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport by A. Kahn Design

A. Kahn Design turns its attention to Land Rover’s Discovery Sport

If you’ve just taken delivery of a Land Rover Discovery Sport and wished it was as plush as one of the British automaker’s Range Rover models, then vehicle... read more June 14, 2016 by


 
2017 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine with Polestar Performance Optimization

Polestar tuning makes the XC90 T8 most powerful Volvo ever

Volvo’s in-house tuner Polestar offers everything from off-the-shelf parts to dedicated performance cars like the S60 and V60 Polestar. In between, Polestar, which... read more June 14, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz integrated starter generator (ISG)

Mercedes announces inline-6 with 48-volt mild hybrid system

Mercedes-Benz is spending up big on technology to reduce the average emissions of its fleet. The automaker has committed to spending almost $8 billion in just the next two... read more June 14, 2016 by


 
 

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