Luxury Cars

Another Effect Of The Disaster In Japan: Lexus To Lose #1 Spot In Luxury Market
Another Effect Of The Disaster In Japan: Lexus To Lose #1 Spot In Luxury Market

On Friday, we told you about the ways that automakers have suffered following the recent Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. From imaginary problems with Korean companies to very real parts shortages, the disaster has had a direct impact on the way that U.S. consumers view Asian brands. Now, the world's...Read More»

2012 Cadillac SRX
2012 Cadillac SRX Upgrades To New V-6

With the current model already surging in sales in the luxury crossover segment, the 2012 Cadillac SRX will add even more excitement for prospective buyers: a new engine with more horsepower and torque. The added boost comes in the form of a new 300-horsepower 3.6-liter direct-injected V-6 engine...Read More»

Russian driver leaves Range Rover Sport on apartment steps
Suspected Drunk Driver Parks Range Rover Sport On Apartment Steps: Video

Ever considered just leaving your luxury SUV parked on the steps of an apartment building when you couldn’t find a regular parking spot? Probably not, but the driver of the Range Rover Sport in this next clip did exactly that. His antics were captured on a security video from the apartment...Read More»

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, New York is designated as the “world premiere” for the stunning compact luxury car. Mercedes-Benz says the design...Read More»

2011 Lexus CT 200h
2011 Lexus CT 200h: New Hybrid Consideration For Small Family Car

As hybrids go, the all-new five-passenger 2011 Lexus CT 200h has a lot to like – especially the 42 mpg (combined) fuel economy and better-than-expected handling. It’s certainly no sports car, but it does acquit itself quite well in Sport mode (more about that later). With the entry of...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 300
2011 Chrysler 300: Better Equipped, Better Value

The refreshed 2011 Chrysler 300 sedans might not look that much different from their predecessors on the outside, but inside you'll see a difference. In addition to a new base engine and extensively upgraded appointments for what's essentially an all-new cabin, the Chrysler 300 is set to wow with...Read More»

2011 Acura ZDX
2011 Acura ZDX: Gorgeous, But Still Pricey And Perplexing

Acura released details regarding its coupe-like 2011 ZDX crossover vehicle just a number of weeks before some automakers think about pulling out early 2012 models. Why the hesitation? It's probably because sales have been glacially slow for the 2010 ZDX and it's arguably become very expensive...Read More»

2011 Lincoln MKX
2011 Lincoln MKX: Driven

Crossover vehicles are so often touted as catch-all solutions for busy families that you can lapse into blind assumptions when shopping. As we learned recently, when we took on a new 2011 Lincoln MKX for a weeklong test, not every crossover fits every family task, and they can be packaged quite...Read More»

2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon
2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon: First Drive

Carmakers [in 1998]: “SUVs are the new minivans, because young parents hate the minivan’s Soccer Mom connotation. Also wagons are a non-starter for precisely the same reason.” Carmaker [Acura, in late 2010]: “The new-new: wagons.” If you’re scratching your head...Read More»

2012 Audi A6
2012 Audi A6: First Look

Getting a jump on the 2011 Detroit Auto Show next month, Audi revealed the first official photos of the sixth-generation A6 luxury sedan. Actually the sister sedan to the recently-introduced A7, the A6 is expected to arrive in U.S. dealer showrooms in the second half of 2012. Both cars (A6 and A7)...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe
Best Family Luxury Coupes: Cadillac CTS Coupe

For many families searching for a luxury ride, often a coupe works better than a sedan. It may be a matter of style, or it may be preference. Whatever the reason, if you’re in the market for the best family luxury coupes, check out Family Car Guide’s weeklong series. Today we look at...Read More»

2011 BMW 3-Series M-Sport Package
Best Family Luxury Coupes: BMW 3-Series

Today’s segment on our week-long look at best family luxury coupes focuses on the 2011 BMW 3-Series. The 2011 BMW 3-Series is a sporty midsize luxury rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive car that’s beloved by those who want excellent driving dynamics, exuberant performance, and loads of...Read More»

2010 Audi A5 2-door Coupe 2.0L Auto Premium Angular Front Exterior View
Best Family Luxury Coupes: 2011 Audi A5

Consumers who want a luxury car that combines the sleek look of a coupe with the passenger-carrying capability of a sedan have some excellent choices available in the 2011 models we’ll be covering in this week-long series of best family luxury coupes. Starting off, we’ll look at the...Read More»

Toyota show sponsor
Mercedes, Honda Top Perceived Quality Survey; Toyota Rebounding

Toyota has faced a lot of blemishes to its reputation over the past year, but it's rebounding. Surprisingly well. So found ALG, in its Fall 2010 Perceived Quality Study (PQS) just released. Toyota, which had previously been first place in the study, dropped 20 percent from Fall 2009 to Spring 2010...Read More»

2011 Lexus CT 200h
2011 Lexus CT 200h: First Drive

Remember the Lexus HS 250h that was introduced last year? Yes? Well kindly forget about it for the moment and reboot. Actually, consider it a full-on system crash and reinstall; all is well again and Lexus is back on track with what hybrid shoppers want. That's how we felt after spending part of a...Read More»

2010 Volvo S40
Best Family Luxury Small Sedans: Volvo S40

In our continuing coverage of the best family luxury small sedans we take an in-depth look at the 2011 Volvo S40. Redesigned in 2008, the 2011 Volvo S40 five-passenger entry-level luxury small sedan receives simplifications in trim, engines, and options, while most everything else continues...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe
GM Expanding in Michigan for 2013 Cadillac ATS

GM is expanding an assembly plant in Michigan, where it will build the new small 2013 Cadillac ATS. The Detroit News reports a formal announcement will come today for the expansion. GM will invest $190 million in its Grand River Assembly plant in Lansing, Michigan, and will add 600 workers to...Read More»

2010 acura tsx v6 007
Best Family Luxury Small Sedans: 2010 Acura TSX

This week we’re looking at the best family luxury small sedans. For many consumers, the purchase of a so-called entry-level luxury sedan makes a lot of sense. Whether it’s a family-car addition or used by one family member as a daily commuter, buyers in search of a little luxury in a...Read More»

2011 Volvo S60
Spareless Cars Are On The Rise

Nobody but a fool would leave home without a spare tire stowed safely in the trunk – right? Don’t be so quick to judge the sanity of the driver of a spareless car. We have talked about the pros and cons of the run flat tire, but now there is another system that may soon make the spare...Read More»