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Porsche Creates Controversy With New Facebook Photo

Porsche Creates Controversy With New Facebook Photo

Art students learn that good work is about contrast. Black and white, filigree and shadow, weight and airiness: look at your favorite paintings and photographs, and you'll find that most rely on some kind of tension. Porsche is pushing that tension in a new photo posted to its Facebook page -- and... read more

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2012 Hyundai Genesis

All-Wheel Drive Hyundai Genesis? Not Until Next-Gen 2014

Striving to be a luxury automaker for its top-end models – and doing rather well at it, we might say – it looks like Korean automaker Hyundai won’t be... read more May 14, 2011 by  1


 
2011 BMW X5

BMW Leads The U.S. Luxury Market By Just 29 Sales

For several years, the U.S. luxury market has been dominated by Lexus, but as we mentioned a couple of weeks ago, Toyota's high-end marque recently lost ground with American... read more May 5, 2011 by  1


 
BMW ActiveE

BMW ActiveE: Important Proving Ground For BMW’s First All-Electric Vehicle, The i3

BMW, eager to get in the electric-car arena, announced this week in New York that it will lease 700 of its BMW ActiveE cars beginning this fall in select markets for a $499... read more April 20, 2011 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class

Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class Preview

Luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz plans to usher in a new era of compact cars with the debut of the Concept A Class at the upcoming New York and Shanghai Auto Shows. Actually... read more April 7, 2011 by 


 
2011 Toyota Prius

Toyota, Lexus Big Winners In Intellichoice 2011 Best Overall Value Of The Year Awards

Intellichoice, part of the Motor Trend Market Group, recently announced its 2011 Best Overall Value of the Year Awards. Toyota and its luxury brand Lexus dominate the list... read more March 14, 2011 by 


 
2011 Kia Optima Hybrid

Why Now May be a Good Time To Lease The Family Car

To lease or not to lease, that’s a good question. For many months, the answer has likely been a resounding 'No' for many American families. That’s because good... read more March 13, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

Flagship Volkswagen Phaeton Coming Back To The U.S.

Top Volkswagen officials in Europe have confirmed that the next-generation version of the Phaeton large luxury sedan will return to the U.S. Although a facelifted version of... read more August 19, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Mercedes-Benz SL Class 2-door Roadster 5.5L V8 Front Exterior View

German Luxury Brands Are Putting On The Blitz

  The global economy is giving mixed signals right now. On the thumbs-down side, unstable unemployment numbers and see-saw stock markets. On the upside, job creation, the... read more July 22, 2010 by 


 
2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabrio

Mercedes-Benz Weathered Hard Times Better Than Other Lux Brands?

The housing bust and the recession have hit some areas of the country harder than others. And because some vehicles play better (or worse) in Peoria than in Parsippany or... read more June 16, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Jaguar XJ

On Sale Next Week: The 2010 Jaguar XJL Neiman Marcus Edition

Given the global economy, you might expect retailers to scale back this holiday season. And surely, some have -- but not Neiman Marcus. The upscale, Dallas-based department... read more October 7, 2009 by 


 
Diamond-studded luxury Lamborghini key fob by Amosu

Modesty Is In; Luxury, Profit Margins Are Out

We've all heard of the Hemline Index, which asserts that women's skirts become more modest in tough economic times. Well, a parallel in the auto industry claims that notions... read more August 27, 2009 by 


 
Smart ForTwo Edition Highstyle

Coming To Europe: Deluxe 'Edition Highstyle' Smart Fortwo

Nearly everything is shrinking these days -- electronics, the economy, the globe (thanks, Facebook) -- but with few exceptions, luxury automakers have been reluctant to join... read more August 26, 2009 by 


 
Kia VG rendering

Rendered: Kia's New Premium VG

Korean automaker Kia seems to be on a roll these days -- at least on the design front. Its boxy Scion xB/Nissan Cube competitor, the Kia Soul, has held its own in the face of... read more July 30, 2009 by 


 
Paris Hilton

Bentley Bullish, Ramps-Up Rollout Of Continental, Flying Spur

Good news for Bentley fans: the British automaker is so jazzed about the economy that it's rolling out a new model of the Continental GT Coupe in 2010, not 2011 as previously... read more April 20, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe

Hyundai: The Future Lap Belt Of Luxury

Hyundai has been on a roll in recent months, and it looks like the Korean automaker is gearing up to capitalize on all that good publicity by launching a new luxury brand... read more April 20, 2009 by 


 
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