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Test-driving the Aston Martin Rapide

Aug 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Courtney Driver  |  3 Comments

When we received the invitation to test-drive the Aston Martin Rapide, we could hardly say no; the car is enticing to say the least. Originally introduced to the masses in 2006 as a concept, the first Rapide available for purchase came off the production line just over a year ago.... Read More

Bentley Continental GTC | Exclusive First Look

Aug 23, 2011  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart  |  9 Comments

While Bentley's second-generation Continental GTC convertible is set to make its public debut at next month's International Automobile Exhibition (IAA) in Frankfurt, an exclusive preview in Pebble Beach has already generated quite the buzz.... Read More

The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering Kicks Off Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Aug 22, 2011  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart  |  1 Comment

The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance has come and gone, and as expected, delivered a spectacular lineup of classic cars, celebrity sightings, and luxury concept debuts throughout the Monterey Peninsula.... Read More

Zenvo ST-1 | $1 Million+ Danish Supercar

Aug 22, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

This Danish treat, the Zenvo ST-1, is a handmade two-seat luxury supercar with an electronically controlled top speed of 233 mph. It also accelerates from zero to 60 mph in less than three seconds. It runs on a six-speed transmission with a 1,104-horsepower V8 engine that is both supercharged and turbo-powered. The vehicle has three separate driving modes a hydraulic ground clearance system that is adjustable from four and six inches off the ground.... Read More

AMG Driving Academy Shifts to Social Media to Drive Traffic

Aug 21, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The AMG Driving Academy is offering courses to drivers interested in obtaining a personal understanding of the driving techniques deployed by professional drivers. The experience offered by the luxury automaker is a "hands on the wheel" opportunity to learn the fundamentals of high-performance driving under the tutelage of track-tested racecar drivers. Class sessions and track time are included in the curriculum.... Read More

BMW Vision Brings Luxury Technology to the Entire Line of Vehicles

Aug 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers

The sweet ride in the BMW video below may just be a concept, but all of the features shown are a tangible reality thanks to the ingenious engineers at BMW and their Vision ConnectedDrive technology. This new feature packs all sorts of space-age innovations into the BMW line to help you do everything from making a reservation at the hottest restaurant in town to avoiding rush hour traffic. ... Read More

Ashton Kutcher's Luxury Trailer on the Set of Two and a Half Men

Aug 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Eric Meyers  |  27 Comments

Someone has finally answered Ashton Kutcher’s moronic question from his 2000 film, Dude, Where’s My Car? and if he can’t find it now then his vision has somehow gotten even worse since taking Demi Moore as a wife. ... Read More

James Bond's 50th Anniversary: Largest Exhibition of Bond Movie Cars Ever

Aug 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Nelson Ireson  |  2 Comments

Next year, starting in January, the U.K.'s National Motor Museum will host the largest exhibition of James Bond movie cars ever assembled. Some of the highlights include the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 from Goldeneye, the 1937 Rolls-Royce Phantom III from Goldfinger, and the weaponized 2002 Jaguar XKR from Die Another Day.... Read More

Audi Reports Seventh Consecutive Month of Record-Setting Sales for 2011

Aug 3, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

This week Audi of America announced U.S. sales of 9,146 vehicles for July 2011. The July sales figures broke the automaker's previous record of 7,974 car sales for that month, which dates back to July 2001. Overall, Audi sales in the U.S. through July are 15.6 percent higher than vehicles sold from January to July 2010. Total cars sold from January to July 2011 are 65,055.... Read More

 
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