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Mercedes-Benz Wants to Take on Bentley Continental GT

May 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Andrew Christian  |  1 Comment

It appears that Mercedes-Benz is currently studying a new model, a high-performance four-door that would be situated above the CLS and will take on the popular Bentley Continental GT. The model will feature a more dramatic design and as expected, it will be powered by AMG engines.... Read More

LeMay-America's Car Museum: A Look at the 1927 LaSalle 303 Roadster

May 26, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

While the LeMay-America's Car Museum is not slated to open until May 2012, one of its classic automobiles recently competed in Italy's 2011 Mille Miglia - a road rally for vintage vehicles earlier this month. The museum's 1927 LaSalle 303 Roadster placed 325th in a field of 376. The antique automobile was among a select few American-made cars that were even eligible to run in this yearly race.... Read More

BMW M1 Art Car by Frank Stella Up for Auction

May 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

BMW's legendary series of art cars, painted by the likes of Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg and David Hockney beginning in 1975, are well known to auto enthusiasts.... Read More

China is Second Largest Market for Bentley's YTD Sales in 2011

May 23, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Apparently, Bentley Motors has it made in China. The stalwart England-based luxury brand announced that it has sold 396 cars in Mainland China through the end of April 2011. This is an increase of more than 66 percent compared to cars sold over the same period in 2010. One out of four Bentley sales now occurs in China.... Read More

Luxury Cars Video Roundup: Bentley, BMW, Lexus & More

May 18, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Luxe Video section of JustLuxe offers luxury lifestyle lovers a steady stream of videos that delve into the latest happenings and occurrences in a setting that is as entertaining as it is enlightening. Visitors experience both short- and long-formatted videos from world-renowned brands and recognized industry leaders. Here is a look at some of the featured automotive-related programs now playing in our Luxe Video section.... Read More

Range Rover Evoque Brings Urban Upscale Design to the Road

May 17, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team  |  4 Comments

After 40 years of service to Queen and country, Land Rover under its new ownership (Tata Motors) is introducing an SUV scion to a new generation of loyalists and skeptics alike. Out with the urbane and “British green” trad and in with a rockin’ red-hued urban transpo that Land Rover hopes is the new must-have crossover ride.... Read More

Indy 500 Centennial Celebration: Exclusive Interview with Mario Andretti

May 11, 2011  |   Contributor: Karin Leperi  |  1 Comment

In the super competitive racing world of revved-up cars and adrenalin-fueled drivers, a world where speed rules supreme, it's no surprise that winning means everything. "Speed is what it is all about," says Mario Andretti, winner of the 1969 Indianapolis 500 and perhaps one of best known race car drivers in history. He was also the first driver to break the impenetrable 200 miles-per-hour barrier, and did so while practicing for the 1977 Indy 500.... Read More

Ralph Lauren Car Collection on Display in Paris: The Art of the Automobile

May 9, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Some of the automotive icons in famed fashion designer Ralph Lauren's incredible car collection have just gone on exhibit at the Musée des Art Décoratifs in Paris. Lauren's collection, in our opinion, is the finest one in private hands on the planet, features impeccable examples of the rarest and most valuable vehicles in the world.... Read More

News Corp Wants to Buy F1 Racing?

May 9, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

James Murdoch, News Corp Deputy COO, confirmed today that News Corp is spearheading a consortium of interested parties in approaching F1 (Formula One) stake holders, including Bernie Ecclestone and CVC Partners who own 63 percent of Formula One racing.... Read More

2011 Jaguar XJ Sedan: Exceptional Performance

May 5, 2011  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart  |  1 Comment

After last year's distinguished "All-Star" recognition by Automobile Magazine, the 2011 Jaguar XJ is more geared up than ever.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz USA's 2011 Sales YTD Up 9.2 Percent

May 4, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz USA reported April sales of 19,157 automobiles. This is more than a 5.1 percent increase over vehicles sold in April 2010.... Read More

 
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