Luxury

  • 2019 Lexus UX (UX250h E-Four hybrid)

    Select Lexus dealers now offer the brand's new "Lexus Complete Lease" subscription program. Announced Tuesday, the program rivals other subscription programs from competitors such as Volvo, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. Yet, Lexus' offering veers more on the side of leasing with benefits than a true subscription model. Unlike other programs, Lexus will not, for example, let drivers swap into another vehicle during the subscription period. In fact, the luxury brand didn't use the word "subscription" once in its announcement. What Lexus Complete Lease does provide is the core for perhaps an expanded...

  • 2020 BMW 7-Series
    2020 BMW 7-Series and its gaping grille starts at $87,445

    The 2020 BMW 7-Series and its massive maw will cost $87,445, including a $995 destination fee, to start when it arrives at dealerships later this year. The revamped full-size luxury sedan will do its best to take on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which outsold the 7-Series by a wide margin last year...

  • BMW X3 M and X4 M prototypes
    Speedy SUVs: BMW teases first X3 M and X4 M

    The wait is nearly over for the new BMW X3 M and X4 M. Last Friday, BMW teased both performance SUVs and added to stay tuned as we approach the vehicles' respective debuts. BMW's flashy teaser video shows off both the X3 M and X4 M in camouflage but doesn't reveal anything we haven't seen before...

  • 2019 Acura NSX
    First drive review: The 2019 Acura NSX grips better, and gives more

    North Georgia roads bustle in the spring but crowds thin when browned leaves and cool north winds arrive. It’s just warm enough to keep the windows down and the tires warm. In other words, it’s perfect NSX weather. The 2019 Acura NSX doesn’t veer far off the course Acura plotted...

  • 2019 Lexus NX F Sport Black Line Special Edition
    2019 Lexus NX F Sport Black Line Special Edition is monochromatic luxury

    Lexus has treated its NX crossover to a special edition package that was revealed on Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. The Lexus NX F Sport Black Line Special Edition is, bluntly, luxury produced in black and white. Despite its mouthful of a name, buyers aren't bound to all-black everything...

  • 2019 Bentley Centenary Specification
    As it turns 100, Bentley to look to future with EV, concept

    Bentley celebrates its centennial in 2019 (the actual date is July 10), and the automaker is clearly excited. In an interview with Car Sales published Thursday, Bentley engineering chief Werner Tietz revealed plans for a new concept defining the future of luxury at the brand. It will be revealed...

  • Bugatti Chiron 110 Ans Bugatti special edition

    Bugatti is 110 years old this year, and to celebrate, the hypercar maker revealed a special-edition Chiron. Appropriately called the Bugatti Chiron 110 Ans Bugatti, French for "110 Years of Bugatti," the hypercar is all about honoring its French heritage. Although the exterior color is finished in a rather subdued matte Steel Blue, accents pop in French Racing Blue on the brake calipers and shades or blue, white, and red from the French flag. In fact, the underside of the rear spoiler proudly displays the French flag, signaling a patriotic salute every time it activates to provide extra aero...

  • 2020 BMW M3 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 BMW M3 spy shots

    BMW’s benchmark sport sedan, the M3, will soon come in for a redesign. A prototype for the next-generation model been spotted again, revealing a number of clues. Referred to internally as the G80, the new M3 will sport a much wider track compared to the redesigned 2019 3-Series, from which it...

  • 2019 Cadillac XT5 Sport Edition
    2019 Cadillac XT5 Sport Edition subtly adds style

    Cadillac XT5 buyers will soon be able to enhance the small crossover SUV's looks with a Sport Edition option introduced on Thursday at the 2019 Chicago Auto Show. Available in limited numbers for the 2019 model year, the XT5 Sport Edition can be ordered with the XT5's Luxury and Premium Luxury...

  • 2019 Lamborghini Urus, Palm Springs media drive, December, 2018
    Video highlights Lamborghini Urus Off-Road Package

    The Lamborghini Urus aims to be more than a flashy parking lot crawler. The Italian firm wants owners to get the super SUV dirty. In a video published in January, the brand detailed the Urus' Off-Road Package for buyers who want to go off the beaten path. The package includes a different exterior...

  • Teaser for Lagonda All-Terrain Concept debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show
    Lagonda All-Terrain SUV concept rolling silently to Geneva debut

    Aston Martin is in the midst of a revival of fellow historic British brand Lagonda. The plan is transform the brand into a tech-focused, ultra-luxury alternative to the likes of Bentley and Rolls-Royce, with electric powertrains and self-driving capability to be the hallmarks instead of the...

  • Prototype for BMW iNext electric SUV due in 2021
    Prototypes for BMW iNext electric SUV break cover

    Is the world ready for another SUV? BMW thinks so, and will add to its lineup of high-riding vehicles with the much-hyped iNext electric crossover SUV in 2021. BMW previewed the vehicle last September with its Vision iNext concept car, and on Tuesday the automaker revealed the production version...

  • Chris Harris at RM Sotheby's Youngtimers collection

    For any car buff born into Generation X, or perhaps even some Millennials, the collection is this video is motoring nirvana. Chris Harris of "Top Gear" visited the RM Sotheby's "Youngtimers" collection where he absolutely geeked out on camera as he dove into the rows of incredible cars from the 1970s, '80s, and '90s. Harris, who has been a favorite of "Top Gear" fans since the original presenters parted from the show, makes his feelings very clear while investigating the collection: he wants them all. So do we. He starts off in a section of BMWs, which is full of original Alpinas and any M...

  • Land Rover Range Rover SVA Dynamic Edition
    2020 Land Rover Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition oozes opulence, boosts performance

    The name Land Rover Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition may be a mouthful, but this luxury SUV means business. Land Rover revealed the limited-edition 2020 model on Tuesday and detailed how the luxury SUV earned its rather long title. The Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography (SVA)...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz V-Class
    2019 Mercedes-Benz V-Class hints at updates for Metris van, EQV electric version coming

    Mercedes-Benz's V-Class van has proven to be a huge hit for the automaker, with close to 209,000 examples sold since the model was launched in 2014. Now an updated version has arrived and points to updates that will feature on our own Metris van, which is essentially a V-Class tooled up for work...

  • 2020 Audi RS Q8 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Audi RS Q8 spy shots and video

    Hot on the heels of the recent launch of the new Audi Q8 comes another sighting of a prototype for a high-performance RS Q8 from the Audi Sport division. Audi has previously been spotted testing an SQ8 but we know the latest tester is for an RS Q8 because of the enlarged intakes in the front...

  • 2021 Audi A4 Allroad facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Audi A4 Allroad spy shots

    Audi's A4 just received some minor tweaks for 2019 but a more substantial update is on the way for the car's mid-cycle refresh, as evidenced by the recent sighting of a prototype for an updated A4 Allroad soft-roader. The current A4 range was introduced for the 2017 model year so we will likely see...

  • 2018 Audi RS6 Avant Nogaro Edition
    Decision to bring Audi RS 6, A6 Avant to US coming soon

    Audi plans to make a decision on whether it will introduce a new generation of the A6 Avant and the hotter RS 6 Avant for the U.S. market soon. CarBuzz initially reported in January that its own source was told by Audi executives that the company had given both wagon models the green light for the...

  • BMW M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition

    Better late than never. The first 8-Series cars reached dealers this past December, but on Monday BMW revealed an M850i xDrive Coupe First Edition that will grace markets around the world this spring. BMW said in its Monday announcement that the limited-edition car combines the standard coupe's sporting attributes with exclusive touches from BMW Individual—the department responsible for incredibly luxurious BMW vehicles. It's the same division that incorporated meteorite pieces into a separate 8-Series special edition, so the department knows what it's doing. Here, BMW Individual has...

  • 2019 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series
    Yellow fever: 2019 Lexus LC 500 Inspiration Series set for Chicago Auto Show debut

    Lexus will bring its 2019 LC 500 Inspiration Series to the Chicago Auto Show next week, and it marks the first time U.S. buyers will be able to buy the Flare Yellow color. It's also the third time a Lexus vehicle will wear the "Inspiration Series" badge. The first was a limited-edition LC 500...

  • 2019 Land Rover Range Rover SV Coupe
    Land Rover nixes plans for an ultra-luxurious Range Rover SV coupe

    The Land Rover Range Rover SV coupe is dead before it truly ever took its first breath. The British luxury SUV maker confirmed the ultra-posh two-door model will not enter production. Auto Express first reported on the Range Rover SV coupe's premature death and confirmed the decision with Land...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz G550
    8 things you need to know about the 2019 Mercedes-Benz G550 and AMG G63

    The 2019 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen doesn’t look much different than the boxy SUVs from each of the 40 years preceding it. Typically, if a vehicle is indistinguishable from its predecessors, that’s a bad thing. The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is anything but typical. I went to San Diego...

  • 2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe spy shots
    2020 BMW 8-Series Gran Coupe spy shots and video

    BMW has just launched a new generation of its 8-Series but this time around there will be more body styles than just a coupe. We've already seen the covers come off an 8-Series Convertible and now we have revealing shots and video of a tester for the 8-Series Gran Coupe undergoing cold-weather...

  • Mercedes Me store in Mercedes-Benz MBUX system
    Mercedes-Benz wants to sell optional features after a new vehicle purchase

    The buying process won't be over for Mercedes-Benz owners after they take their new car home. The luxury brand has introduced a new feature via its Mercedes Me application that allows owners to purchase optional features after the car has left the dealer. The brand announced last Tuesday that...

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