Luxury

  • 2014 Mercedes-AMG G63 6x6

    A few years ago, Mercedes-AMG showed off the wild G63 6x6—a G-Class with six wheels, three axles, and plenty of off-road chops. They've long been sold out after a run of 100 production vehicles, but one has surfaced for sale. Listed on eBay in the United States, this 2014 Mercedes-AMG G63 6x6 has only seen one owner and 3,797 miles, and it features every option the company offered. According to Scottsdale Ferrari in Arizona, the dealership that listed the behemoth for sale, the original owner purchased the G63 6x6 for roughly $531,000 at the Dubai Auto Show. It is painted Diamond White...

  • Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Shooting Brake
    Aston Martin shows off Vanquish Zagato shooting brake's interior

    To send the Aston Martin Vanquish off with a bang last year—the DBS Superleggera has since replaced it—the British ultra-luxury brand showed off a family of Zagato models. Production may be complete, but Aston Martin isn't done with the Vanquish just yet. The company showed off the...

  • 2020 BMW M8 leak - Image via German Car Forum
    2020 BMW M8 leaked

    Here it is. The new BMW M8 courtesy of a leak on German Car Forum. The particular version shown is the hotter M8 Competition. It features a number of carbon fiber accents that will likely be absent on the standard M8. It should also come with extra horsepower but we won't know for sure until BMW M...

  • 2020 Bentley Continental GT Convertible, 2018 LA Auto Show
    Bentley's CEO says no to EVs until battery tech matures

    Bentley, which previously appeared more than ready to launch an electric car, has pumped the brakes. The brand's CEO Adrian Hallmark told Automotive News Europe (subscription required) in a Monday report that the company wants to wait for battery technology to advance. Today, and in the near...

  • 2020 Lincoln Aviator
    Forget E: Lincoln opts for "Grand Touring" to denote electrified vehicles

    Lincoln executives spent a lot of time deciding what to call the brand's electrified vehicles, and the winning nomenclature might be unexpected: Grand Touring. Ford's luxury division decided on the Grand Touring name for its electrified vehicles after much consideration and work with focus groups...

  • 2020 Acura TLX Type S spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Acura TLX Type S spy shots

    Acura confirmed the return of its Type S performance badge earlier this year and now the first car to wear it in more than a decade has been spotted. The prototype is for a new Acura TLX Type S, which is expected on the market in the second half of 2019 as a 2020 model. And more Type S models will...

  • 2019 Volvo V60, Tarragona, Spain, June 2018

    Volvo's redesigned V60 wagon arrives in showrooms in early 2019 priced from $39,895, including destination. The base sticker nets you a 2019 V60 T5, a model that comes with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 delivering 250 horsepower to the front wheels. Should you want all-wheel drive, you'll need to upgrade to the 2019 V60 T6 which features a 2.0-liter turbocharged and supercharged inline-4 with 316 hp. For this you'll need to pay at least $44,395, once again including destination. In both cases you're looking at an 8-speed automatic transmission and base Momentum trim, which includes cloth...

  • 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 Coupe spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 Coupe spy shots

    Mercedes-Benz has just introduced a redesigned GLE for 2020, and once again the mid-size crossover SUV will spawn a rakish GLE Coupe. Prototypes for the redesigned GLE Coupe have been spotted for almost a year but now we have our first spy shots of a prototype for an AMG-enhanced version of the...

  • 2020 Lincoln Aviator
    Lincoln wants to hit the gas pedal on Chinese production due to tariffs

    Ford wants to accelerate its plans for a local production plant in China to build Lincoln vehicles as local tariffs begin to eat into profits. Joy Falotico, head of Lincoln and Ford’s chief marketing officer, told Bloomberg in an interview published Wednesday that even a small improvement...

  • 2019 Audi S6 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Audi S6 spy shots and video

    Sport sedan fans can look forward to a redesigned S6, prototypes for which have been spotted on multiple occasions. Audi has already unveiled the redesigned version of the regular A6 and judging by the lack of camouflage gear on testers for the S6 its debut can't be far. Look for the debut to take...

  • 2020 Porsche 911 online configurator
    2020 Porsche 911 configurator now live

    That didn't take long at all. Days after Porsche revealed the 2020 Porsche 911 at the 2018 LA Auto Show, the brand has already launched the full online configurator for the sports car. Of course, this means we had to take a deep dive into the optional features and extras buyers will be able to...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
    2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE priced from $54,695

    The redesigned 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE will start at $54,695, including destination, when it reaches showrooms next spring. The starting price is $2,000 less than in the previous model year but the base model for 2020 comes with a 4-banger and rear-wheel drive, whereas the previous base model had a...

  • 2021 Audi A3 Sportback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    A prototype for Audi's next-generation A3 compact has been spotted in Germany. The prototype is for the hatchback body style, referred to as the A3 Sportback, but development of a new A3 sedan should be taking place alongside it. The new A3, which represents the fourth generation of the nameplate, is being developed around an updated version of the Volkswagen Group's MQB modular platform, the current version of which features in the current A3. The updated platform debuts next year in the next-generation Volkswagen Golf. The new A3 should arrive in 2020, as a 2021 model. It will follow a...

  • BMW Vision iNext concept
    BMW says Level 5 self-driving car for public could happen by 2021

    Developing an autonomous car ready for the public is a huge task that has consumed tech companies for years, with millions of miles of on-testing that has cost hundreds of millions of dollars. It's not easy. BMW says they could accomplish the task in about two years. Wait, what? On Tuesday, BMW...

  • Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show
    Pininfarina PF0 will reportedly be world's most powerful car

    The Pininfarina car brand plans for a portfolio of high-performance electric cars and the Italian firm wasn't joking when it declared a high-end positioning. The first car from Pininfarina, the code-named PF0 hypercar, will reportedly arrive with around 1,900 horsepower, or more than any other car...

  • 2019 Cadillac Escalade Sport Edition
    Cadillac Escalade gets Sport Edition treatment for 2019

    Cadillac on Wednesday unveiled the 2019 Escalade Sport Edition at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. The Sport Edition model represents the first special edition available for the current Escalade, which arrived for 2015, and you'll easily recognize it by its black exterior accents. Gloss black is...

  • BMW X7 pre-production at plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina
    BMW mulls second US plant

    BMW is considering a second plant in the United States, the automaker's CEO Harald Krüger told Reuters in an interview Tuesday. The plant would be for engines and transmissions and supply BMW's existing vehicle plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina and possibly the new vehicle plant that BMW...

  • 2019 Maserati Levante
    2019 Maserati Levante, Quattroporte, Ghibli march ahead with subtle updates

    Maserati has applied subtle updates to the Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans, as well as its sole SUV, the Levante, for 2019. The updates were announced Tuesday ahead of the official presentation of the 2019 range on Wednesday at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show. But, when we say subtle, we mean subtle...

  • Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

    The new Pininfarina car brand spun off earlier this year from the Italian design house and coachbuilder of the same name is working on a handful of models, all of them high-performance electric cars to be targeted at ultra-wealthy individuals. Naturally, Pininfarina is turning to its parent company to craft the new look for the cars, a look that has been branded the Pura design philosophy. Pura, Italian for “pure,” is all about design purity, where form and function are one and the same. “There is a purity in our ambition, the styling of our cars and our engineering focus on...

  • 2020 Lincoln Aviator, 2018 LA Auto Show
    2020 Lincoln Aviator ready to make a mark in the luxury market

    With the reveal of the 2020 Lincoln Aviator at the 2018 LA Auto Show on Wednesday, Lincoln took another next step in its transformation to a contending luxury brand. The Aviator competes in the mid-size crossover class against the likes of the Audi Q7, BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz GLE, and Volvo XC90...

  • Pop.Up Next concept
    Audi successfully tests scale model of its flying taxi

    In March, Audi showed off the Pop.Up Next concept, a flying taxi vehicle designed in partnership between Italdesign and Airbus. On Tuesday, Audi completed the first public test for the futuristic transportation model. The Pop.Up Next prototype took flight at Drone Week in Amsterdam, though the...

  • 2019 Cadillac CT6, 2018 New York auto show
    Cadillac CT6 to bow out after 2019, going out with twin-turbo V-8 glory

    General Motors announced a purge to its passenger car lineup on Monday, and we have official confirmation the Cadillac CT6 sedan is part of the car cull. A Cadillac spokesperson confirmed with Motor Authority that the CT6 sedan will exit production in mid-2019. The spokesperson confirmed the 2019...

  • Teaser for Audi e-tron GT concept debuting at 2018 Los Angeles auto show
    Audi e-tron GT concept set for 2018 LA auto show

    Audi in March confirmed plans for a high-performance electric sedan which it referred to as the e-tron Gran Turismo, or e-tron GT for short. A shadowy teaser was released at the time hinting at a very aggressive and sleek design. The teaser was of a concept that Audi will unveil on Wednesday at the...

  • Prototype for Porsche Taycan, the production Mission E
    4 minutes is enough charge time to add 62 miles to the Porsche Taycan's range

    The Porsche Taycan due out late next year will be among the first production cars with an 800-volt electrical system. It means the electric sport sedan will be able to take advantage of the new generation of high-speed, 350-kilowatt charging stations, which Porsche is already installing at some of...

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