Porsche's Panamera is an impressive beast, even in base trim. The base car has 330 horsepower on tap and plenty of luxury, though we'd still add some options like rear-wheel steering and air suspension.

Mercedes-Benz's soft reboot of Maybach is miles ahead of where the brand was during its standalone days. At this month's Beijing auto show, we'll see a new concept from Maybach, possibly an ultra-posh version of the next-gen GLS.

Aston Martin's next model from its AMR performance sub-brand will be based on the Rapide. We've just spotted a prototype at the Nürburgring.

You'll find these stories and more in today's car news, right here at Motor Authority.

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