Luxury

2018 BMW 4-Series arrives with updated look, stiffer suspension
2018 BMW 4-Series arrives with updated look, stiffer suspension

BMW has given us some details about what's to come for its 4-Series coupe, sloped-roof sedan and convertible lineup for 2018. While they may not look much different from the 2017s currently on dealer lots, the 2018s gain a stiffer suspension designed to improve the way they hustle down a curvy...Read More»

2018 Lexus LS center console with “EV MODE” button
Lexus to offer hybrid version of LS luxury sedan

When Lexus took the wraps off of its revamped flagship last week at the Detroit auto show, it did so without mentioning anything about a hybrid version—something that the brand has become associated with. It turns out that the brand's radio silence was hiding something. Close scrutiny of one...Read More»

2018 BMW 530e iPerformance
2018 BMW 530e priced from $52,395

Opting for the plug-in hybrid version of BMW's new 5-Series will set buyers back an additional $1,200 over the gas-only variant. BMW announced today that the 530e iPerformance will sticker from $52,395, including a mandatory $995 destination charge. That's for the rear-wheel drive variant; the...Read More»

Teaser for Audi Q8 concept debuting at 2017 Detroit auto show
Audi goes even more upmarket with Q8 Concept

About a year before the production model is set to go on sale, Audi will take to the stage at the Detroit auto show in January with a glimpse into its next production model—the Q8 Concept. What's set to be shown in Detroit will be badged a concept, but if the teaser sketches the German...Read More»

2017 BMW 5-Series
2017 BMW 5-Series priced from $52,195

BMW's all-new 2017 5-Series mid-size sedan will sticker for about $1,000 more than its predecessor, the German automaker announced today. The 5-Series is destined for showrooms just before Valentine's Day—so you've still got some time to save up if chocolates simply aren't going to be enough...Read More»

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe
2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe arrives with newfound style

Ahead of its scheduled debut at next month's Detroit auto show, Mercedes-Benz has taken the wraps off of a decidedly stylish 2018 E-Class Coupe. Building on the swoopy design of the current E-Class sedan, the E-Class Coupe will go on sale during the summer of 2018. Initially, Mercedes will launch...Read More»

2017 Land Rover Range Rover
Land Rover Range Rover: The Car Connection's Best Luxury Vehicle to Buy 2017

We need more entertainment than rear-seat DVD players. Swathed in leather and wrapped in wood are fine for nouveau riche; old money knows that conquering nature separates the one percent from the one-tenth percent. Refinement, restraint, and rule over all you survey combine to make the Land Rover...Read More»

2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country
The 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country climbs luxury wagon mountain

Volvo took the wraps off its 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country wagon Thursday and confirmed what no one apparently knew until now—luxury wagons are the new luxury crossovers. The V90 Cross Country joins the (recently expanded lineup of) Audi Allroad, Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain, and Subaru...Read More»

2017 Lincoln MKZ
2017 Lincoln MKZ earns coveted IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award

Lincoln's smallest sedan has been awarded a Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the independent agency's top marks for crashworthiness. But the award to the 2017 Lincoln MKZ comes after the automaker made structural changes to the luxury sedan. When it was first tested...Read More»

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (E300)
Mercedes to take on BMW's i with new electric car sub brand

In order to better compete with brands like Tesla, Porsche and BMW's i division, Mercedes-Benz dealers will soon have a dedicated electric car brand to offer consumers. Mercedes may unveil a new electric car at the Paris Motor Show this fall. The automaker could use that venue to take the wraps off...Read More»

2017 Infiniti Q60, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
New 2017 Infiniti Q60 coupe priced at $39,855

Infiniti will offer its new Q60 sporty compact coupe in a variety of flavors, beginning at $39,855. That's a hefty $2,000 lower than last year, despite a full redesign for 2017. ALSO SEE: 2016 Honda Pilot long-term road test: the first service stop The 2017 Q60 is the latest in a line of Infiniti...Read More»

2017 Audi A4 Allroad
Audi confirms new A4 Allroad to list from $44,950

Audi says that its all-new 2017 A4 Allroad will hit dealers in the United States this fall at a base price of $44,950. The new A4 Allroad is based on the latest A4 sedan and wagon, the latter of which Audi says it has not yet confirmed for the American market. Although it shares its body, interior...Read More»

2017 Genesis G80 and G90
Hyundai adds valet service to new Genesis luxury brand

The new Genesis luxury brand is upping the game in terms of the way owners are treated both in and away from dealerships. Genesis, Hyundai's luxury division, has announced what it calls the "Genesis Experience," a suite of ways owners and their cars will be pampered during the first few years after...Read More»

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (E300)
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class (E300) first drive review

It can steer for you, brake for you, it can even entertain you. Is the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class the smartest car on the road today? By Mercedes' reckoning, it is. As a rival for vehicles like the Audi A6, BMW 5-Series, Cadillac CTS, Lexus GS, and Jaguar XF, the E-Class has its plate full just...Read More»

2017 Dodge Viper 25th anniversary limited edition models
Dodge Viper ends production after 2017 model year

Earlier today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a press release celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dodge Viper. Unfortunately, part of the festivities involve killing it. Yes, for the second time in less than a decade, the Viper is motoring into FCA's vault, where it was also stored from 2010...Read More»

Genesis product roadmap - Image via The Korean Car Blog
Hyundai's Genesis lineup to add two SUVs, sedan, and coupe

Hyundai has more in mind for its new Genesis premium brand than just sedans, according to a new model roadmap that recently hit the web. In addition to the G70, G80, and G90 sedans already confirmed by Hyundai, Genesis showrooms will eventually include two SUVs or crossovers and a coupe. The...Read More»

2016 Lincoln MKX
2016 Lincoln MKX scores Top Safety Pick+ in IIHS crash test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has slammed a Lincoln MKX against a wall a few times and declared it a Top Safety Pick+, the agency's highest rating. Of course, the actual testing is a lot more complicated than that, and it factors in such important safety features as the availability of...Read More»

2016 Cadillac CT6
2016 Cadillac CT6 first drive review

Cadillac is on a quest. It wants to be the next Benz, the new BMW, the up and coming Audi. It has some truly excellent cars that put it in contention, with the compact ATS and the mid-size CTS.
 Now it wants some of the full-size respect that gets heaped on the S-Class, the 7-Series, and the A8...Read More»

2016 Lexus RX 350
2016 Lexus RX video road test

The Lexus RX is a trend-setter. It's been the best-selling vehicle in the luxury brand's lineup since it was new. It convinced other luxury brands that crossover SUVs were the way to big profits. This year, there's a new RX, with more interior space, a more lavish look and feel, and a suite of new...Read More»

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