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Maserati GranTurisimo Convertible Sells Out in U.S.

Dec 23, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: If you are able to afford a Maserati GranTurismo, why not buy it? Apparently, that is exactly what those capable of doing so in the U.S. have already done. According to a report filed this week by Bloomberg, Maserati said that the new GranTurismo Convertible model is sold out in the U.S. and that waiting lists are being formed. There was no news conveyed on how long the waiting period would be until the new cars arrive stateside.... Read More

New City Car To Be Built By Lotus, Proton And One Other Automaker

Dec 20, 2010  |   Contributor: Motor Authority

Luxury Vehicles: Back at September’s 2010 Paris Auto Show Lotus unveiled a new minicar concept simply dubbed the City Car, confirming the automaker’s intent to venture into new territory--both in terms of price and vehicle category.... Read More

Jaguar XJ Wins Automobile Magazine 2011 All-Star Award

Dec 20, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cars: The 2011 Jaguar XJ has been named an "All-Star" by Automobile Magazine for its efforts in redesigning the vehicle and putting it back among the leading luxury brands. It is the third consecutive year that a Jaguar model has received this distinctive designation. The Jaguar XF was named an "All-Star" the past two years by the publication.... Read More

Jaguar XF 2011 Puts the Sporty in Luxury Sedan

Dec 20, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

Luxury Cars: Combining the luxury and innovation of the Jaguar XJ with the sporty look and feel of the Jaguar XK, the 2011 Jaguar XF is a brilliantly packaged luxury sedan that is both highly engineered and intuitively designed.... Read More

Audi Sales Breaks Record: 100,000 Cars Sold in U.S. for First Time

Dec 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Autos: The number of vehicles Audi of America has sold this year are going to have its management team partying happily into the new year!... Read More

Audi S4 Engine Wins Place on Ward's 10 Best Engines List

Dec 9, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Vehicles: For the second consecutive year, Audi has won a position on Ward's AutoWorld magazine's "Ward's 10 Best Engine Awards" list. The inclusion of the 3.0 TFSI Supercharged DOHC V6 engine, which is in the Audi S4, gives the venerable automaker builder a placement on the highly regarded list nine times in 11 years. This year marks the 17th edition of the awards.... Read More

VW Passat CC Wins Australia's 2010 Best Luxury Car Under $60K

Dec 8, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cars: The Volkswagen Passat CC was named the winner of the 2010 Best Luxury Car Under $60,000 by the Drive Car Awards in Australia ... Read More

November Sales Show an Increase, Automakers Report

Dec 2, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: Tis the season to be jolly for automakers, indeed, as reported sales figures for November and year to date 2010 figures are up substantially over 2009s.... Read More

Facebook Lets Fans Rank 10 Best Luxury Auto Makers

Nov 30, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Luxury Vehicles: With Porsche recently announcing it reached one million fans on its Facebook page, we wondered how some other supercar and luxury car manufacturers ranked in fans on their fan pages. This is not a race in which Porsche is winning. It is in fifth place with BMW, Ferrari, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz coming in first through fourth, respectively. ... Read More

Lamborghini Murcielago Gets a Boost Among Other Luxury Car News

Nov 30, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: Some of the top luxury car brands are making exciting announcements about their current and future models. Here's the run-down:... Read More

Red Bull Racing Drives Out One of a Kind Artwork in London

Nov 29, 2010  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

Modern Art: A limited-edition collection of unique, functional art objects, hand-crafted from components which have run and raced on Red Bull Racing’s Formula One cars, has been launched.... Read More

Ferrari to Introduce Four New Cars Within Two Years

Nov 24, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cars: As you may know already, 2010 was a very busy year for Ferrari as the Italian manufacturer revealed the 458 Italia, the 599 GTO and the SA Aperta a.k.a. a convertible version of the 599 GTB Friorano.... Read More

Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante

Nov 23, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: Lamborghini revealed earlier this week the all-new Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante, a lighter version of the Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder, which promises to deliver better handling and performances.... Read More

Bentley Gives a Suit to Mulsanne Buyers

Oct 27, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

News & Trends: Buyers of the Bentley Mulsanne also will receive a bespoke suit from the venerable British automaker. Custom clothiers Astor & Black will provide a custom-fitted suit free of charge for new owners of Bentley's flagstaff vehicle. Astor & Black is the shop of choice by Angel Ramos, Esquire's "Best Dressed Real Man in America 2010." "Bentley is synonymous with luxury," said David Schottenstein, Astor & Black CEO. "We plan to hand select the fabric for these suits. The new Bentley owners will also receive a hand-made silk tie and shirt. We are very proud to be an integral part of this promotion.... Read More

Porsche Cajun: A Cross Between the 911 and 918 Spyder

Oct 26, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: We have great news for all the Porsche fans out there: the firm's boss, Matthias Muller, has just announced that the manufacturer is considering a new model that could be slotted between the 911 and the 918 Spyder.... Read More

BMW 750i Sedan 2011: Say ‘Good Buy’ to an Exceptional Value

Oct 25, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Cars: The 2011 BMW 750i is an uncompromisingly luxurious high-performance automobile.... Read More

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe - Standards of Excellence Includes Financing

Oct 23, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Cars: While there are three variants of the 2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe models, each one presents consumers with a vehicle that offers extraordinary luxury and performance. A 3.6-liter direct-injected V6 engine with a six-speed automatic transmission is standard in all models, making each one an equal power source with elegance.... Read More

Jaguar 2011 Models: Exclusive Jaguar XF Lease Option

Oct 22, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart  |  5 Comments

Luxury Cars: With three new Jaguar models slated to be released in 2014, we thought we'd highlight some of the luxury cars that have recently made their way out of the Jaguar garage.... Read More

Formula One's Debut in Korea Is MBZ's 300th F1 Race

Oct 19, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Formula One: Round 17 of the 2010 World Championship, the Korean Grand Prix, marks the debut of Formula One racing in Korea. The race, which is under way, is being held at the newly built Korean International Circuit. The first F1 event held at the track also is of special significance to Mercedes-Benz. It is the 300th F1 race that includes a team sponsored by the automaker. ... Read More

Vintage Delaware License Plates Are Valued Status Symbols

Oct 19, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: In 2008, a Delaware license plate, tag "6" sold for a staggering $675,000. While that seems like a whopping amount for a license plate, it was estimated prior to the sale that the one-digit porcelain plate would fetch as much as $1 million. The license plates are coveted one-off collectibles and instantly recognized status symbols in the nation’s First State. It is indeed a state of mind obsession and a highly valued possession.... Read More

New Car Registrations Increase 3rd Consecutive Qtr.

Oct 14, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Automotive News: Registrations for new cars are up 13.5 percent compared to last year's quarterly numbers, according to an industry analysis conducted by Experian Automotive. It is the third consecutive quarter that new-car registrations have risen. It also is the second highest level of activity over the past seven quarters. The study is reporting that new vehicle registrations have reached 2,926,716 units through the second quarter 2010.... Read More

Xenatec Maybach 57S Coupe

Oct 13, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: Xenatec officially revealed yesterday its brand new coupe based on the Maybach 57 S limousine. As you may know already, Maybach is one of the finest cars ever built, but the new Xenatec Coupe promises to bring it to another level of customization. Priced at €675,000 excluding taxes, the new car will be built in a very limited number and only by hand in Germany, for discerning clients worldwide. The car has been designed by Fredrik Burchhardt, creator of the dramatic Exelero (a joint Fulda Tyre Company/Maybach project in 2004-2005) and already surpassed the highest expectations. The new Xenatec Coupe brings major improvements to the interior and the bodywork, but none to t... Read More

Ferrari California Gets Greener with HELE System

Oct 8, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: As we already announced it, Ferrari revealed today at the 2010 Paris Motor Show a version of the California coupe-cabriolet equipped with the new HELE (High Emotion Low Emissions) system, designed to reduce the environmental impact of its cars and boost their performance and driving pleasure.... Read More

Ferrari SA Aperta (599 Roadster)

Oct 8, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Car News: Ferrari revealed recently that the SA Aperta also known as the 599 Roadster, a new car which will take the centre stage at the 2010 Paris Motor Show later this month. Built in a limited edition of just 80 units, Ferrari chose to build the SA Aperta in celebration of Pininfarina's 80th anniversary. SA comes from Sergio and Andrea Pininfarina, whose company have been linked to the most successful road-going cars ever built at Maranello.... Read More

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento Concept

Oct 8, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: Lamborghini unveiled today the Sesto Elemento Concept (which means sixth element - and represents the carbon's place on the periodic table). The concept has a total weight of just 999 kilograms (2,202 lb) - including V10 power unit and permanent all-wheel drive. It is powered by a V10 engine delivering 570 hp (found also on the Gallardo Superleggera) and capable to push the car from 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in just 2.5 seconds, while the top speed is well over 300 km/h (200 mph).... Read More

Three New Models Coming from Jaguar

Oct 1, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: According to the latest reports it appears that Jaguar recently approved a new product plant that it will give us three new models: a small sports car, an entry-level sedan and a station wagon. Although we don't like the idea of a station wagon, we are looking forward to seeing the new sports car.... Read More

Fisker to Debut Karma Hybrid at 2010 Paris Motor Show

Sep 29, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: Irvine, California-based Fisker Automotive will debut the first factory-built Karma at the upcoming 2010 Paris Motor Show this October.... Read More

Maybach Might Go Hybrid

Sep 28, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: Although a report from Automotive News stated that Maybach future is in doubt, it appears that the folks from Automobile Magazine found out something new. According to them, the Maybach brand is actually profitable (on paper), although a maximum of 300 vehicles are sold per year. Now, the word is that Daimler Joachim Schmidt, recently brought from Far East to run company's sales and marketing, sees new opportunities for this exclusive brand on big markets such as China, North America, Middle East and Russia.... Read More

Ferrari 599 Roadster Secretly Unveiled at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Sep 27, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: As you may know already, several sources confirmed the fact that an open-top Ferrari was going to be revealed at the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.... Read More

Best Cars of 2010: Motorist Choice Awards Announces 30 Winners

Sep 27, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: In a recent article about Audi's winnings in these awards, we reported that the fifth annual Motorist Choice Awards had added more criteria in making its determinations for this year's winners.... Read More

Audi A5 & A6 Win 2010 Motorist Choice Awards

Sep 23, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cars: The Motorist Choice Awards named Audi's A5 and A6 as the Best Sexy Styling and the Best Country Club Vehicles for 2010 in the Premium Brand category.... Read More

Porsche 911 Speedster Debuts at Paris Motor Show

Sep 21, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: Porsche's new 911 Speedster will make its debut at the Paris Motor Show in early October. The 911 Speedster is shaped significantly different from other variants of the 911. As a tribute to the first Porsche to bear the name, the Speedster 356, only 356 units will be manufactured. One-hundred of those bubbled-top beauties are tabbed for the U.S.... Read More

BMW Concept 6 Series Coupe Concept at 2010 Paris Motor Show

Sep 20, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: This is a luxury class 2+2 seater that is sporty and elegant with dynamic performance and personality, that is, according to its German makers. But we are sure it is true!... Read More

Built Ford Tough Roundup: Early Test Drive the 2011 F-150

Sep 20, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: Ford is seeking upwards of 20,000 consumers to test-drive the 2011 F-150 trucks. This offer, which is being made months in advance of the new models appearing in dealer showrooms nationwide, is effective immediately.... Read More

2011 Audi TT RS Coupe Coming to USA

Sep 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Car News: Audi asked and got its answer. The people spoke and the German automaker is granting their wish. Audi announced that the 2011 Audi TT RS coupe is coming to the U.S. Interestingly, the decision by Audi stemmed from the overwhelming response received via its TT RS petition circulated on Facebook.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz CLS: Closer Look at 2012 Design

Sep 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cars: Watch out for the 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS at the Paris Motor Show this fall. Months before its debut, the company teased potential customers with a cryptic sculpture at the Detroit Auto Show and by revealing the striking "Shooting Break" concept at the China show.... Read More

See The New Bentley Continental GT Online

Sep 7, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: Drop in to the Crewe factory and see the new Bentley Continental online. You can make your own director's cut version, as viewers can select up to six camera angles to take in the British automaker's newest Continental GT.... Read More

GT Malan: World's Most Affordable Supercar at $100k

Sep 2, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  8 Comments

Luxury Cars: More than five years of R&D went into bringing the GT Malan by Alan Autosports to fruition. This extremely sporty high-performing car is the world's most affordable custom-built supercar at just under $100,000.... Read More

Collectors Must-Have: The Ultimate Limited Edition Porsche Book

Aug 23, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Car Memorabilia: German luxury publisher teNeues is coming out with the ultimate collectors item for Porsche enthusiasts: a $3,000 limited edition book on the famed sports car marque accompanied by a signed and numbered photographic print.... Read More

Super RVs Add Big Luxury to Road Trips

Aug 23, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury RVs: Those traveling eclectics who take to the roadways their way in super-sized RVs are in the fast lane on big and rich luxury traveling. Recreational vehicles of this magnitude make traveling a "trip" within a vacation, that is, as long as you don't have to park it in a 10-space parking lot of a strip mall. But if you do, most do come equipped with camera-assisted parking.... Read More

Car Culture: Classics & Racecars on Display at the Simeone Foundation

Aug 13, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: This spectacular automotive museum located in Philadelphia, Pa., contains more than 60 of the world's most unique racecars ever built.... Read More

AMG New Twin-Turbo Direct-Injection V8

Aug 5, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: AMG is calling its new 5.5-liter V8 engine with twin turbochargers "one of the most powerful V8s on the planet." It has more horsepower and achieves 25 percent better fuel economy than the 6.3-liter V8 engine it is replacing in the S63 AMG sedan and CL 63 AMG coupe.... Read More

Garia Golf Car on Par with Foursomes

Aug 4, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: This is one of the nicest luxury golf cars we have seen cruising the links this year. This is the Garia golf car. The manufacturer says that it is the most luxurious golf car in the world. It just may be, as its appearance is dashing and the cabin is spacious enough haul a foursome and their golf bags comfortably.... Read More

Scorpion IV: Luxury 3-Wheeler at $46,000+

Jul 30, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: When a discussion about three-wheel ATVs revs up, there are generally two distinct camps with very strong feelings. People either love or hate trikes, and there is no place where those distinct groups intersect. So, with the said, here is the Scorpion IV from Grinnal Cars... Read More

Range Rover 2011 Dominates Luxury SUV Segment

Jul 26, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

Luxury Cars: Retaining its crown as king of the luxury SUV market, the highly-anticipated 2011 Range Rover is expected to crush the competition with its new lineup of luxury enhancements.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz CL-Class: New 2011 Flagship Model

Jul 23, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: While the Mercedes-Benz 2011 CL-Class will be in showrooms by fall 2010, here is a look at what the venerable automaker is calling its flagship model. The car is powerfully built and elegantly designed as well as having better fuel economy and lower CO2 emissions than ever before.... Read More

Bentley's Supersports Convertible Makes Driving Debut at Goodwood

Jul 20, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: Seeing a Bentley taking on hills and curves with the deft precision of a supercar is a sight that takes a moment to register. Those who attended the recent Goodwood Festival of Speed witnessed that firsthand at the driving debut of the Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible. Bentley's new luxury flagship, the Mulsanne, also was exhibited.... Read More

McLaren Automotive Coming to America

Jul 19, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: While McLaren Automotive will not be playing for the Miami Heat with the LeBron, Dwyane and Chris NBA experience this fall, the-England based supercar manufacturer will be setting up a new company, McLaren Automotive Inc., in New York City to facilitate and serve a network of North American retailers.... Read More

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 2011: The Most Fuel-Efficient Car in America

Jul 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

Luxury Cars: Nowadays, it seems as though everyone is jumping on the green bandwagon, making a conscious effort to lead an eco-friendly lifestyle. With an influx of “green” vehicles hitting the market, consumers no longer have to sacrifice luxury in order to reduce their carbon footprint.... Read More

Volkswagen Jetta NSC 2011: A Great Find

Jul 8, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

Luxury Cars: Volkswagen, Europe’s largest automaker, recently announced the world debut of its new 2011 Jetta NCS. The new compact sedan was well-received by a crowd of eager onlookers as it was unveiled for the first time in New York City’s Time Square.... Read More

2011 Ducati Monster 796 Makes U.S. Debut

Jul 1, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Autmobiles: This just in from Ducati North America! The 2011 Ducati Monster 796 is in showrooms and was test driven effective as of June 26. The official U.S. debut occurred at participating dealerships June 25.... Read More

Russian Supercar "Marussia" Stuns

Jun 30, 2010  |   Contributor: Cyprian Lerch

Autos & Vehicles: The Marussia is Russia's answer to the supercar, creators of the project Nikolay Fomenko and Yefim Ostrovsky believe that innovation and reliability are the key factors of the production under the Marussia trademark.... Read More

Lincoln MKX 2011 is Creating a Buzz

Jun 28, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

Luxury Cars: After making its debut at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year, the all-new Lincoln MKX has everyone talking. While the luxury SUV comes equipped with many of the same comforts as last year’s release, the 2011 model takes innovation to a whole new level.... Read More

2010 Mercedes-Benz E300 L (Long-Wheelbase)

Jun 21, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Automobiles: At the Auto China 2010 Show, Mercedes-Benz debuted the E 300 L, a long wheelbase E-Class sedan.... Read More

Ultimate Drives Offers Supercar Tours of Europe

Jun 14, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Automobiles: Touring Europe in the time-honored tradition might begin to get boring for the jaded traveler. One foolproof way to deal with the ennui – do it in a Ferrari. Ultimate Drives is a new company offering supercar tours through central Europe that will change the way you look at the landscape. The company offers a tour to St Moritz and the Engadine region of south-east Switzerland, which also takes in the Stelvio pass and crosses the border into Italy. Prices for the supercar tour s... Read More

Bentley Continental Flying Spur Speed China

Jun 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Automobiles: British manufacturer Bentley brought the newest edition of the Continental Flying Spur Speed China to the 2010 Auto China Motor Show. ... Read More

2010 Audi R8 GT Newly Unveiled

Jun 8, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Automobiles: This is the Audi R8 GT, a hardcore version of the popular German sports car! What is so special about this new version of the R8? Well, first of all we have a weight reduction of 100 kilograms (220.46 lb), which means the car weighs only 1,525 kilograms (3,362.05 lb). ... Read More

McLaren 12C gets Customized with Configurator

Jun 4, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Automobiles McLaren Automotive now offers an online Configurator bringing buyers a way to make a fully customized version of next year's supercar the MP4-12C. The McLaren F1 replacement can now be custom made with colors and options hand picked by the owner on the online interface. ... Read More

2010 Ford Taurus: The Intersection of Luxury and Value

Jun 3, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Luxury Automobiles: Just one look is all it takes to see that the Ford Taurus is a refined automobile with sporty looks, high performance and numerous safety a... Read More

The Ultimate BMW Experience Debuts in U.S.

Jun 3, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Automobiles: Ever thought of visiting Spartanburg, South Carolina? Well, BMW is hoping to entice y'all to c'mon on down and take in the Ultimate BMW Experience . As reported recently by the GSA Business Journal, this is a one-day affair that includes a two-hour driving program and exclusive tours of BMW's Zentrum museum and the plant facility all for $99 per participant. The three-part event takes place thrice weekly.... Read More

Top 10 Fifties Concept Cars

May 29, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Vintage Concept Cars: Well, Larry, you wrote the book on concept cars, so what are your top-10 favorites?... Read More

The Extraordinary 2011 Jaguar XJ Models

May 28, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Cars: “This car isn’t kidding.” Motor Trend said it perfectly in its review of the 2011 Jaguar XJ. The latest three XJ models are stylish, sexy, agile, well-built, and extraordinarily plush inside and out.... Read More

2010 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Limousine by Binz

May 27, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Automobiles: These are the first official photos of the E-Class Limousine, a stretch limo built by Mercedes-Benz with partner Binz. Binz is known to specialize in modifying cars for special services, including ambulances, hearses and fire-... Read More

Bentley Continental GT Design Series China set to Stun at Auto Show

May 27, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Automobiles: Newly developed by the British manufacturer, the Bentley Continental GT Design Series China is manufactured strictly for the Chinese market. ... Read More

Porsche Panamera Models Debut at Beijing Motor Show

May 14, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Luxury Cars: Porsche introduced two new Panamera models at the Beijing Motor Show. The Panamera and the all-wheel-drive Panamera 4 feature the same 3.6-liter V6 300 horsepower engine.... Read More

Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet 2011 Has Arrived

May 13, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cars: What better way to spend your summer road trip than from behind the wheel of a 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabriolet? The much-anticipated drop-top is identical in size to the 2010 E-Class Coupe and packs just as much punch under its ho... Read More

Rapier Superlight: Custom-built Sports Car Made in USA Debuts

May 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cars: Look at those gull-winged doors! This sharp super sports car is the Rapier Superlight by Rapier Automotive.... Read More

Racing Legend and Jetsetter: Sir Stirling Moss OBE

May 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: During his heyday as a Formula One driver, Sir Stirling Moss was known as both a jetsetter and a legendary Formula One racecar driver.... Read More

Ferrari Challenge Puts Owners in GrandAm Races

May 11, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: The Ferrari Challenge is a series of GrandAm sanctioned races that pits owners of the Ferrari F430 Challenge in competitions on some of the world’s greatest tracks against each other.... Read More

Best Luxury Supercar Driving Schools

May 10, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Driving Schools: Wouldn’t it have been great to have a few courses like this in high school? Here’s a look at three high-performance driving academies offered by three of the most highly regarded luxury and high-performance automakers worldw... Read More

British Classic Car Rally Returns to St. Moritz

May 10, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Classic Cars: If you thought St. Moritz was only a haven for jet set skiers, think again; on July 9 – 11 some of the world’s finest Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Aston Martin and Jaguar motor cars will converge on the chic Swiss resort for the 17th annual... Read More

Ferrari 599 GTO: Official Photos, Details & Specs

May 7, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: After few leaked photos, Ferrari finally unveiled its latest 599 GTO based on the 599XX, the advanced experimental track car.... Read More

A look inside Becker Automotive

Apr 27, 2010  |   Contributor: Cyprian Lerch

Autos & Vehicles: When it comes to a global service company that sets the bar in the industry for providing luxury services, Privé International is a leader in the industry.... Read More

Audi A8 L W12 Quattro 2011 Flagship Sedan Revealed

Apr 19, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cars: Prior to the Beijing Auto Show and as we said in this post, Audi revealed this week the 2011 A8 L W12 quattro flagship sedan.... Read More

Gooding & Co. Sets Two World Records for Classic Cars

Apr 16, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: Talk about getting off to a good start! The results of Gooding & Company’s debut in Northern Florida’s Amelia Island were nothing short of spectacular!... Read More

Jaguar XF Sales Soar in UK

Apr 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: The year for luxury automaker Jaguar continues to be life in the fast lane of the automobile industry.... Read More

Hyundai Equus 2011 Luxury Sedan Hits U.S. Market

Apr 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart  |  2 Comments

Luxury Cars: Coming on the heels of the Hyundai Genesis Sedan, which was named last year’s North American Car of the Year, the 2011 Hyundai Equus is poised to become the next premium luxury sedan to hit the U.S. market.... Read More

Porsche Boxster & Cayman Equipment Packages

Apr 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: Porsche revealed today four new equipment packages for the Boxster and Cayman in order to extend the individualization for its mid-engine sports car.... Read More

Auto Effigies: Professional Photos of Classic Cars

Apr 9, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Car News: Here is one that car collectors and auto enthusiasts may find irresistible. This is an opportunity to have a photography session for cars and their owners.... Read More

Porsche 911 Gets Covered in Whale Skin Vinyl

Apr 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: The whale penis is apparently not that easy to give up.... Read More

Ducati 1198 S & 1198 R Corse Special Editions are Here!

Apr 5, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Motorcycles: The Ducati 1198 S and 1198 R Corse special edition models are entering showrooms nationwide.... Read More

McLaren MP4-12C Super Sports Car in Spring 2011

Mar 31, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: Hardcore lovers of luxury super sports cars are counting the days till springtime 2011 to see the McLaren MP4-12C in showrooms around the world.... Read More

Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance 2010: 18,000+ Attend Classic Cars Show

Mar 24, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car Shows: Fifteen years deep and its reputation as one of the nation’s most significant events in vintage and classic car circles continues to rise. The recently held four-day Concours d’Elegance showcased 275 extraordinary vehicles to more... Read More

Steve McQueen’s 1953 Siata Spyder for Sale

Mar 23, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cars: Legendary actor Steve McQueen’s sporty 1953 Siata 208S Spyder, one of only 35 built, is being offered for sale by California’s Fantasy Junction for $1.295 million.... Read More

Million-Dollar Ferraris on Offer from Bonhams in Monaco

Mar 18, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Cars: An extremely rare and desirable 1950 Ferrari 166/195S Cabriolet by Vignale is expected to fetch in the region of $1.5 million at Bonhams’ annual Les Grandes Marques ? Monaco sale of motor cars and automobilia in the principality of Mo... Read More

Can-AM Spyder RT-S: Luxury 3-wheeler for Touring

Mar 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Vehicles: Here’s a hybrid for thrill-seekers who prefer a touch of luxury with their adventurous escapades. According to its maker, the Can-AM Spyder RT-S is the world’s first three-wheel touring vehicle.... Read More

Ferrari HY-KERS Vettura Laboratorio

Mar 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: The HY-KERS vettura laboratorio (experimental vehicle) a.k.a. Hybrid 599 GTB Fiorano was unveiled today at the Geneva Motor Show and is an example that Ferrari is working on the development of hybrid technology without losing sight of... Read More

Porsche 918 Spyder: A well-bred hybrid

Mar 8, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Car News: Here’s a futuristic prototype hybrid from Porsche that is turning its share of heads at the Geneva Motor Show. Just one look at the open top –big-wheel Porsche 918 Spyder and it’s understood why.... Read More

Bentley Unveils Details on New Mulsanne & Goes ‘Greener’ too

Mar 5, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: Bentley Motors, the luxury carriage maker vying to be the green giant of upscale luxury vehicles, announced its one-tank, dual-fuel system will be used in all 2011 Continental models.... Read More

Maserati GranTurismo Convertible: An Open Air Performance for Four

Mar 4, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Luxury Cars: Being the first four-seat convertible to bear the Maserati trident in the company’s epic 98-year history, it was a pretty high priority that this one turns heads for all the right reasons.... Read More

Electric Cars: Plug in and Lease a Tesla

Mar 4, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Luxury Cars: Tesla Motors is leasing its electric super sports cars for less than $1,700 a month … and batteries are included. Both the Roadster and the Roadster Sport models are available for immediate delivery with a three-year 30,000-mile contra... Read More

Sporting up the MBZ with MercedesSport

Mar 3, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: Looking to take the Mercedes-Benz higher? If you want make an E-Class, an Estate Coupe or a Cabriolet model the extreme sportiest on the block, the new MercedesSports is stocked and loaded with extra special goodies from wheels to spoi... Read More

Meet the New Porsche Cayenne

Feb 26, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Luxury Cars: There is a new look and a new model in the Porsche family.... Read More

Lexus: Best in Luxury Brands by J.D Power 2010 CSI

Feb 26, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: Here’s some good news for Toyota. Lexus, its luxury division, ranks highest in customer satisfaction with dealer service among luxury brands.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week NYC: ‘In-Tents’ Experience!

Feb 23, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: Leave it to Mercedes-Benz when it comes to pitching a tent with style!... Read More

First Details On Next-Gen Jaguar XK, New Diesel Model Planned

Feb 22, 2010  |   Contributor: Motor Authority

Luxury Cars: Over the past year or so most of the buzz surrounding Jaguar’s future sports car lineup has centered on a new roadster model dubbed the XE, which is expected to arrive in the next couple of years. However, around the same time, a repl... Read More

goldRush Car Rally Gettin’ in Gear

Feb 20, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car Events: Only the best of the most expensive, exotic, powerful and luxurious cars will ride in the 2010 goldRush Rally. This is five-city tour that’s all about setting new precedence in decadence with each run. Like the promoters say, “it... Read More

2010 Geneva Motor Show Preview: EYE Concept By IED And Tesla

Feb 20, 2010  |   Contributor: Nelson Ireson

Concept Cars: Envisioned as a 2 + 2 electric sports car suitable for daily use, the Istituto Europeo di Design of Turin's latest concept offers more than just a futuristic look at the exterior of electric cars.... Read More

V6-powered Porsche Panamera and Panamera 4

Feb 20, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: Due to the big success of the Porsche Panamera, the German manufacturer has decided to expand the range of models with two new entry-level versions: Panamera and the... Read More

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo S

Feb 19, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: If you thought that the 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo was the perfect car for you, it is better to think again as the German manufacturer unveiled today the brand new 2010 911 Turbo S. Even more dynamic, top equipment all standard: this is ho... Read More

Porsche Sport Driving School

Feb 17, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Porsche Driving Schools: The Porsche Sport Driving School is the ultimate adventure for driven Porsche enthusiasts. Sponsored by Porsche Cars North America, the purpose of the school is to teach drivers how to maximize both safety and performance w... Read More

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid revealed

Feb 17, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Hybrids: Celebrating 110 years after Ferdinand Porsche developed the world's first car with hybrid drive, Porsche revealed today the 911 GT3 R, a new sports car with an innovative hybrid drive that promises to open a new chapter in the hist... Read More

Buick LaCrosse 2010: MotorWeek’s Best Luxury Sedan

Feb 15, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: The newly designed 2010 Buick LaCrosse added yet another award to its ever-increasing list of commendations from the industry.... Read More

Jaguar Celebrates 75th Anniversary with Return to American Le Mans Series

Feb 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: What do you do if you are 75 years old and searching for some fun and excitement?... Read More

2010 Harley Davidson Fat Boy Lo Hits All-time Low

Feb 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Motorcycles: While the 2010 Harley Davidson Fat Boy Lo has a darker appearance, a lower suspension and new seat, the bike’s overall look draws heavily from the vintage hardtail frame.... Read More

Bentley Shows School Spirit for Future Car Designers

Feb 11, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Automotive News: No doubt that the 18 design students of London’s Royal College of Art who participated in the Bentleys of the Future program, a partnership between school and automaker, put their career options in overdrive.... Read More

Drive in a Pro-series Off-road Truck Race

Feb 11, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Racing: This is one-off experience for the extreme sports lovers in search of their next adrenaline spike.... Read More

Acura ZDX 2010 Luxury Sports Coupe

Feb 11, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

Luxury Cars: From concept to production, the highly-anticipated Acura ZDX 2010 marks a new era of excellence in both design and performance.... Read More

GM Sells Saab to Spyker Cars

Feb 11, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury Car News:General Motors announced that an agreement has been reached to sell Saab Automobile AB to Spyker Cars NV.... Read More

Porsche Boxster Spyder 2011 Unleashed

Feb 9, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart  |  2 Comments

Luxury Cars: Any true luxury sports car enthusiast knows that when it comes to vehicle performance, there is no better choice than Porsche.... Read More

Legendary Ferrari 250 GTO Offered for Sale, Could Top $25 Million

Feb 8, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  1 Comment

Luxury Cars: An extremely rare example of Ferrari’s legendary 250 GTO from 1963 is being offered for private treaty sale by RM Auctions.... Read More

Luxury Convertible Owners Flipping Lids Over SmartTop

Feb 4, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: Here is a product that makes car owners flip their lids. When the lids in question are soft-top roofs on convertible cars, it turns out there are lots of drivers looking for an easier way.... Read More

F1 Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Unveiled

Feb 3, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: Attention all Ferrari fanatics! The fabled Italian supercar maker has recently invited all to visit online and get better acquainted with its Formula 1 racing model, the single-seat Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro.... Read More

Porsche Motorsports introduces 911 GT3 R

Feb 3, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: Have you seen the new Porsche 911 GT3 R with its four-liter 6-cylinder boxer engine? It delivers an impressive 480 horsepower with a 6-speed sequential gearbox that transmits power to the rear axle.... Read More

Buyers for LFA Supercar Must be ‘Liked’ by Lexus

Jan 26, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: The days of walking into a showroom and buying a $350,000 car you can afford to buy...... Read More

World’s Greatest Rolls-Royce Collection on the Auction Block

Jan 25, 2010  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Classic Cars: 26 Rolls-Royce motor cars from the world-famous collection of Hans-Günther Zach, including the incredible “Star of India”, will be sold during RM Auctions’ Sportin... Read More

2011 Mustang GT Official Pace Car Daytona 500

Jan 21, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Classic and Luxury Cars: The 2011 Mustang GT is the pace car for the 2010 Daytona 500. It is the first time a Ford has been a pace car to the event in 40 years.... Read More

2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI is a 6-Figure Performer

Jan 19, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Autos & Vehicles: The 2010 Audi R8 5.2 FSI is a mid-engine marvel of a luxury sports car that goes from zero to 60 mph in less than four seconds.... Read More

Smart-For-Two Car: Brilliant with Extra Luxury Styling

Jan 18, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Autos & Vehicles: While this eclectic Smart car is an undeniable pioneer in the development of an everyday automobile that is both practical and affordable, more stylish luxury packages of the Smartfortwo, such as this one found at LuxuryCulture.co... Read More

Barrett-Jackson’s Car Auctions are Classics

Jan 18, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Autos & Vehicles: Have you ever watched the eclectic classic car auction on the SPEED network that features muscle cars, hotrods, and “resto-mods” mixed in with some of the more traditional classics?... Read More

Bentley ’s Mulsanne & Series 51 Continental GTC Make U.S. Debut at NAIAS

Jan 18, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  2 Comments

Luxury Car News: The Motor City is revved up into overdrive over the U.S. debut of Bentley Motor’s Mulsanne and the new Series 51 Continental GTC convertible.... Read More

Porsche Panamera: Car of the Month and Car of the Year

Jan 14, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Cars: The NadaGuides.com selected the 2010 Porsche Panamera as its Car of the Month for January.... Read More

2011 Aston Martin Concept Car Cygnet

Jan 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian

Luxury Cars: Aston Martin has shown off its Toyota iQ-based Cygnet in more detail than ever before.... Read More

Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Makes its New York Debut

Jan 14, 2010  |   Contributor: Christy Stewart

Luxury Cars: New Yorkers were among the first this fall to welcome the much-anticipated arrival of the all-new Maserati GranTurismo Convertible.... Read More

Lexus LFA Super Car at North American Int’l. Auto Show

Jan 12, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Automobile News: The Lexus LFA, the automaker’s first production super car, will be featured at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz a Star at Palm Springs International Film Festival

Jan 10, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

MBZ Hybrids are teamed up with A-list celebrities... Read More

Barrett-Jackson’s Car Auctions are Classics

Jan 7, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car Auctions: Have you ever watched the eclectic classic car auction on the SPEED network that features muscle cars, hotrods, and “resto-mods” mixed in with some of the more traditional classics?... Read More

JD Power Says Jaguar Best Luxury Brand in Satisfying Customers

Jan 5, 2010  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury Car News: J.D. Power and Associates announced that Jaguar ranked highest among luxury brands in satisfying customers who purchased a new vehicle in the J.D. Power and Associates’ 2009 Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) Study.... Read More

 
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