Luxury Cars

2012 Infiniti FX Gets Updates And A New Model
2012 Infiniti FX Gets Updates And A New Model

If you’re looking for a luxury crossover vehicle that caters to both drivers and passengers, it’s hard to ignore Infiniti’s FX series. Like the 2011 BMW X3, the Infiniti FX models manage to blend comfort with driving dynamics that make them entertaining to pilot. The styling may...Read More»

2012 Infiniti FX
2012 Infiniti FX Preview

The Infiniti FX luxury family crossover gets some styling and other updates for the 2012 model year. Subtle styling changes are inspired by the 2009 Infiniti Essence Concept, along with some new additions to trim levels. Specifically, the 2012 Infiniti FX sports a revised grille and bumper design...Read More»

BMW i Launch Event, Frankfurt, July 2011
BMW i3 And i8 Concepts: Live Photos From Frankfurt Debut

In the not too distant future BMW will be launching a whole range of environmentally friendly vehicles grouped under its new “i” division, the first of which will be an electric compact hatch dubbed the i3. Today, at a special press conference in Frankfurt, Germany, BMW took the wraps...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser
2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Fourth Teaser Photo Of Luxury Family Crossover

In the fourth week of its “Power of 7” seven-week teaser photo campaign for the all-new, seven-passenger luxury family crossover, the 2013 Infiniti JX Concept, we get an even better view of what’s in store. Previous teaser shots provided a glimpse of the front, rear, and side rear...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
Family Vehicles With APEAL: J.D. Power Study

The results of the J.D. Power and Associates 2011 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) study are out and family vehicles make up the bulk of the list. The APEAL study takes a look at how “gratifying” a new vehicle is to own and drive and is based on owner comments...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Azera (Grandeur)
2012 Hyundai Azera To Debut At 2011 L.A. Auto Show

The Hyundai Azera represents a significant vehicle for the Korean automaker. In the U.S. market, it was Hyundai’s first foray into the luxury segment, and it was the first Hyundai sedan to break the $30,000 price barrier. As such, it paved the way for other luxury sedans, such as...Read More»

2012 Cadillac SRX
2012 Cadillac SRX Priced From $36,060

As luxury mid-size family crossovers go, the 2012 Cadillac SRX aims to please. A new, more powerful V-6 engine, additional standard features, and prices starting at $36,060, including destination, are even more enticements. The biggest improvement, compared to last year’s model, is the...Read More»

2012 Cadillac SRX
2012 Cadillac SRX Preview: New V-6, More Features

The Cadillac SRX might not be on the top of your luxury crossover shopping list, but it should be. We rated the 2011 version 7.5 out of 10 in our overall full review scoring, but the 2012 model irons out several of the issues that caused us to dock it points, perhaps most imporantly with the...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser
2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Third Teaser Photo Of Luxury Family Crossover

Here it is, week number three of a “Power of 7” seven-week teaser photo campaign for the all-new, seven-passenger luxury family crossover, the 2013 Infiniti JX Concept. Previous teaser shots provided a glimpse of the front and rear of the JX Concept, while the latest gives a closer look...Read More»

Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible ISR and Derek Bell, New York Auto Show, April 2011
Benz Diesels, Bentley's SUV, 2012 Nissan Leaf: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Benz ML350 BlueTec clean diesel will pay back its price premium in less than three and a half years, Mercedes says. [TheCarConnection] The CEO of Bentley has confirmed plans for an SUV: cue the doom-y music? [MotorAuthority] A report says the 2012 Chevrolet Impala will get an EPA-rated 30...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350 - U.S. spec
2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 BlueTec: Big Savings At The Pump

In choosing a diesel vehicle instead of a gasoline model, you almost always get a lot more torque, for comfortable highway cruising and easier towing, plus significantly better fuel economy. Between the gasoline-powered 2011 Mercedes-Benz ML350 and the 2011 ML350 BlueTec, this is true. EPA fuel...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
2012 Nissan Versa, E15, 2012 Scion iQ, Groupon: Car News Headlines

We drive the new 2012 Nissan Versa. [TheCarConnection] Save $300 on a Cadillac with Groupon. [SocialCarNews] The next-generation Subaru WRX will drop the Impreza nameplate. [MotorAuthority] The GAO says E15 gasoline will not arrive for at least a year. [GreenCarReports] Subaru offers advice about...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser
2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Second Teaser Photo of Luxury Family Crossover

Dribbling out teaser photos of its all-new luxury crossover, the 2013 Infiniti JX Concept, the Japanese automaker is doing its best to ratchet up consumer interest in the seven-passenger family vehicle. While the first teaser shot previews the front of the JX Concept, the second, appearing...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa four-door sedan
Cell Phone Ban, 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1, 2012 Nissan Versa: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Nissan Versa is the least-expensive car in the U.S. at $10,990. [FamilyCarGuide] Ford is the first automaker to support the cell phone ban. [TheCarConnection] The 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1 may be rated at over 570 horsepower. [MotorAuthority] General Motors has chosen a manufacturer for the...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV Gets Ready to Hit the Road

Looking for a luxury mid-size SUV with plenty of power, loads of safety features and the Mercedes-Benz name? Check out the completely redesigned third-generation 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV, ready to hit the road in the U.S. in September. Two models of the five-passenger 2012 M-Class SUV will be...Read More»

2012 Lincoln MKT
Lincoln Drops Price on 2012 MKT Crossover, Simplifies Ordering

Focusing on its fuel-efficient leaders seems to be Lincoln’s strategy—made all the more evident by its latest announcement to drop the price on the upper-level trim of the 2012 MKT luxury family crossover and simplifying ordering by dropping two-thirds of the combinations. It’s no...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKT
2012 Lincoln MKT Price Cut, Ordering Simplified

It’s no secret that the current Lincoln MKT is the worst-selling vehicle in Lincoln’s product catalog. Through June, the automaker moved just 2,507 units, an average of less than 418 units per month. Worse, sales in 2011 are down nearly 37 percent compared to sales in 2010, which are...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX Concept teaser
Future Family Cars: 2013 Infiniti JX Concept

Families looking for more choice in a luxury seven-passenger crossover only have until next spring to wait. That’s when the new 2013 Infiniti JX goes on sale. The automaker released the first real image of the luxury crossover today – timed to emphasize the vehicle’s...Read More»

YouGov Impression scores for International, Domestic, Mid-Market, and Luxury cars, May & June 2011
Study: Detroit's Image Dinged, Foreign & Luxury Autos Shine

Last week, we reported on June auto sales stats, which showed big gains for America's Big Three, as well as for German and Korean marques. But a new survey from YouGov hints that Detroit's triumphs may be short-lived if automakers don't begin to address some serious image problems. YouGov is a...Read More»

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