Luxury Cars

2022 Audi A3 and S3 return with improved engines and technology
2022 Audi A3 and S3 return with improved engines and technology

The redesigned 2022 Audi A3 compact luxury sedan and S3 sport variant arrive in the U.S. with more potent turbo-4 engines, a mild-hybrid system, a refreshed look outside, and upgraded convenience and safety technology. The 2022 Audi A3 and S3 can be ordered now at a starting price of $34,945 and...Read More»

2021 Cadillac Escalade 4WD Premium Luxury
Review update: 2021 Cadillac Escalade with Super Cruise rides like a first-class road king

It took more than two decades, but Cadillac finally created one of the best luxury family haulers money can buy. With leather-lined seating for up to eight people, over 38 inches of curved OLED screens on the dashboard, and the ability to drive itself over thousands of miles on certain divided...Read More»

2021 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid
What's New for 2022: Audi

With its E-Tron series of electric crossover SUVs and sedans, Audi brings the electric vehicles for 2022. Audi also brings more connected car technology and more safety features. Most models arrive with rear side airbags as standard, as well as tire-pressure monitors with individual readouts...Read More»

2022 Genesis G70
Refreshed 2022 Genesis G70 price increase to $38,570 includes more features and trims

The refreshed 2022 Genesis G70 expands into the compact luxury sedan segment with more features, trim options, and a higher price. The 2022 G70 costs $38,570 to start and tops out at $55,545 (including $1,045 destination), Genesis announced Friday. The base 2022 Genesis G70 2.0 Standard with...Read More»

2023 Cadillac Lyriq
2023 Cadillac Lyriq priced from $59,990, targets 300 miles of range

Cadillac appears to have hit the right note with the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq electric crossover SUV. It costs less than $60,000, has an expected range above 300 miles, and has enough torque and technology to compete with current and forthcoming luxury electric vehicles. Shown last week and followed...Read More»

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge
Volvo earns highest safety marks with sweep of Top Safety Pick+ awards

Every 2021 Volvo model earned a Top Safety Pick+ award, the automaker announced Thursday. The 2021 XC40 Recharge small electric crossover completed the sweep of coveted safety awards. A TSP+ award from the IIHS is considered the most rigorous safety honor in the industry, and reflects a vehicle's...Read More»

2021 Lincoln Nautilus Black Label
Review update: 2021 Lincoln Nautilus crossover SUV comes around to luxury

The 2021 Lincoln Nautilus has finally come around. The refreshed interior finally shed the vestiges of its MKX skin with an interior befitting Lincoln’s upward class mobility. This poses a problem for me. My dad likes Lincolns. Even since the Town Cars of our youth, my brother and I have...Read More»

2021 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring
2022 Lincoln Aviator SUV price cut to $52,090

The 2022 Lincoln Aviator three-row SUV will get a price cut when it arrives in dealers this summer, a Lincoln spokesperson confirmed to The Car Connection on Wednesday. The price of the luxury SUV drops between $105 on base models to more than $1,000 on plug-in hybrid models from the 2021 Aviator...Read More»

2022 Porsche 911 GT3
2022 Porsche 911 costs $2,000 more, starts at $102,550

One icon, 15 variants, and a price that no longer hovers below six figures. The 2022 Porsche 911 comes with an upgraded infotainment system and a $2,000 price increase over the 2021 model to start at $101,200, excluding mandatory destination charges of $1,350. That six-figure starting price is a...Read More»

2022 BMW iX xDrive50 (Euro spec)
BMW iX SUV leads next generation of brand's electric vehicles

The BMW iX electric crossover SUV promises to balance performance and efficiency when it arrives in the U.S. in early 2022. Orders for the EV that BMW announced last week open in June. The BMW iX will spearhead the next generation of BMW's electric-vehicle lineup, evolving beyond the quirky i3 city...Read More»

2020 Genesis G80
Hyundai's fire issues spread to Genesis in latest recall

Hyundai is recalling certain Genesis sedans for a short circuit in the anti-lock braking system that could lead to a fire in the engine compartment, the NHTSA announced Monday. The latest in a series of engine fire recalls from the automaker and its sister company Kia now spread to Hyundai's luxury...Read More»

2022 GMC Hummer EV first prototype
GM, Jaguar, Volvo and other automakers to end gas cars, plan EV future

Tesla, Polestar, and Rivian, your table is about to get more crowded. In the first three months of 2021, at least four traditional automakers announced plans to transform their portfolio of passenger vehicles from internal combustion engines to full battery electric vehicles (BEV). The timelines...Read More»

2022 BMW i4
2022 BMW i4 sedan normalizes brand's electric vehicle lineup

BMW showed off the 2022 BMW i4 electric sport sedan alongside the iX electric crossover SUV on Wednesday. The Germany luxury brand promises up to 523 hp and a 300-mile range for its new sedan. Set to arrive in 2022, the i4 represents an evolution in the design of BMW's electric vehicle lineup...Read More»

2021 Genesis GV80 in IIHS testing
2021 Genesis GV80 SUV earns Top Safety Pick+ award

The 2021 Genesis GV80 earned the highest honor from the IIHS, who gave the new luxury SUV a Top Safety Pick+ distinction on Thursday. The non-profit agency funded by the insurance industry cited "Good" results in all six crash tests, and said its standard automatic emergency braking system earned...Read More»

2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Mercedes-Benz to pare down packages, trims, and models

Mercedes-Benz has pledged to make the car-buying experience less confusing by paring down its packages and thinning out its lineup, Automotive News reported on Monday. The redesigned 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class flagship sedan leads the winnowing down by cutting the nine available packages into three...Read More»

2019 Lincoln Navigator
2021 Cadillac Escalade vs. 2021 Lincoln Navigator: Compare SUVs

Cadillac’s latest Escalade comes out swinging this year with a wall of OLED screens, proven V-8 power, and a fancy air suspension system. Is this all enough to knock the luxurious Lincoln Navigator from its American SUV throne? The difference comes down to how you want your luxury full-size...Read More»

2021 Lexus ES
2021 Acura TLX vs. 2021 Lexus ES: Compare Cars

Mid-size sedans aren’t the mainstay of American driveways that they used to be, but they still offer practicality and value. We count them among some of the best vehicles on the market, especially in the premium and luxury segments. The 2021 Acura TLX and 2021 Lexus ES both exist in that...Read More»

2022 Infiniti QX55
Special FX: 2022 Infiniti QX55 SUV costs $47,525 to start

The new 2022 Infiniti QX55 crossover coupe costs $47,525, including $1,025 destination, Infiniti announced Tuesday. Related to the QX50 compact crossover SUV, the 2022 QX55 seats five and features a roofline with a curved rear end instead of the blocky rear end on most crossover SUVs. The...Read More»

2021 Genesis GV80
Genesis GV80: Best SUV To Buy 2021

With stunning good looks, the ability to tow up to 6,000 pounds, strong turbocharged engines, and a sumptuous interior, the Genesis GV80 is The Car Connection’s Best SUV To Buy 2021. With a TCC Rating of 7.8 out of 10, the new GV80 beat last year’s winner, the Jeep Grand Cherokee, by...Read More»