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Spyker Showcases B6 Venator Spyder at Pebble Beach

Aug 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Spyker is on the rebound. Holland's boutique automaker tried and failed at running its own Formula One team and then at taking over Saab from General Motors, but now it's back where it belongs, focusing on producing some of the most intricately bejeweled sportscars on the market.... Read More

Hyundai Equus Receives Top Billing in Luxury Car Category from AutoPacific

Aug 28, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The Hyundai Equus is the winner of the 2013 Ideal Vehicle Award (IVA) in the Luxury Car category. The Lexus LS, Lexus GS, Cadillac XTS, Audi A6 and the Mercedes-Benz E-Class were all in the competition for the annual awards presented by AutoPacific, a market research and product-consulting company in the automotive industry.... Read More

Ferrari 275 NART Spyder Sells for Record $27.5 Million at Pebble Beach

Aug 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Seeing a Ferrari on the road is a rare treat. All the more so when it's a convertible. But most of the Prancing Horse marque's convertibles are powered by V8 engines, leaving V12-powered Ferrari convertibles as something of a rarity.... Read More

Go Camping in Steve McQueen's 1952 Chevy 3800 Pickup

Aug 26, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Very few men define an era like Steve McQueen. With hit movies like Bullet and TV shows like Wanted: Dead Or Alive standing the test of time, McQueen is still “The King Of Cool.” Known for performing his own stunts and taking off like a rocket in some of the most iconic cars and motorcycles (like the Fast Back Mustang in Bullet and his famous Indian Motorcycle), the action star was a man among boys.... Read More

Mercedes Expands Crossover Portfolio With New Compact GLA-Class

Aug 19, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Luxury used to mean big. The bigger the car, the more luxurious. But upscale customers these days are demanding smaller packages that don't skimp on the luxury accoutrements, and few are as keenly aware of that as Mercedes-Benz.... Read More

Mercedes-AMG and Aston Martin Form Future Technical Partnership

Aug 16, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Mercedes-AMG GmbH and Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. intend to enter a technical partnership. The two firms signed a letter of intent last month, with elements of the proposal involving agreements between the companies that will hopefully begin during the second half of the year.... Read More

BMW Group Reports Best Sales Ever in U.S. for Month of July

Aug 15, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The BMW Group experienced its best sales ever in the U.S. for the month of July, increasing by 10.5 percent compared to the same time frame in 2012. The first seven months of this year alone saw a 9.2 percent jump, selling 202,780 models (compared to last year's 185,715).... Read More

Impress In Your Very Own 1961 Jaguar MK II

Aug 14, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Jaguar, known for designing sturdy and stylish sedans, offered this 1961 MK II from 1959 to 1967 as an evolution of the original MK I model (which was offered from 55’ to 59’). With its 120 (bhp) inline 6-cylinder engine and top speed of over 100 mph, the MK II is well suited for even todays highway driving and handles the twists and turns of back roads like a champ.... Read More

Get Your Office In On the Aston Martin Racing Action for $380k

Aug 14, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Every year racing teams around the world create a new batch of race cars to contest all manner of racing series. Which only begs the question: what happens to the old ones? There's no simple answer to that query. Some can still be raced as-is or modified to keep up with the competition, while others are kept intact by the manufacturer. But a large proportion of them are stripped of their mechanical components and used as static displays, and that's just what Aston Martin Racing has on offer.... Read More

Infiniti Reports U.S. Sales Down in July

Aug 13, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

On the seventh month of what is arguably the best sales year for high-end automobiles, Infiniti (the luxury brand of Nissan Motors) has unfortunately gone against the grain of this industry-wide sales boom.... Read More

BMW Debuts Its First Electric Vehicle With Launch of New i3

Aug 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

Choice is good for a discerning customer. Choice means a higher likelihood that your needs and tastes will be satisfied. And choice is what's coming to electric cars. Once maligned as the tree hugger's option, electric cars are slowly driving their way into the mainstream. In the past the choices were largely limited to options like the Tesla Model S and Nissan Leaf, but now more mainstream automakers are getting on board, including BMW.... Read More

Jaguar Reveals Retrolicious Project 7 Concept at Goodwood

Aug 6, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

There are all Types of Jaguars out there — we don't mean black or spotted, of course, and we don't just mean sedans and convertibles. There were the oft-maligned X-Type and S-Type saloons, the celebrated E-Type sports car, the all-conquering D-Type race car and the new F-Type roadster. But now Jaguar's brought the latter two together with the glorious Project 7 concept car you see here.... Read More

Off Road in This 1970 Land Rover Series llA

Aug 5, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Today, when most think of Land Rover they picture a stunning luxury SUV with all of the finest appointments, hand-tooled leather seats and state-of-the-art technologies nestled in an off-road ready chassis. But alas, this rugged 1970 Land Rover Series llA brings this iconic British 4 wheeler back to its humble roots as strictly utility vehicle.... Read More

Four Rockin' Road Trips for the Audi RS 5

Aug 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

An early summer week exploring Southern California in a 2013 Audi RS 5 Coupe confirmed: This is one dreamy road trip car. Thanks to the 4.5-liter V-8 engine that Car and Driver said “wouldn't look out of place in a Ferrari,” the first thing you (and everyone on the block) notices is the engine’s beastly-beautiful tailpipe exhaust, which when idling, sounds a bit like a lion purring.... Read More

Range Rover Achieves Highest APEAL Score in Class From J.D. Power

Aug 2, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

According to the J.D. Power 2013 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, the Land Rover Range Rover has achieved the highest APEAL score in its segment and of any model in the industry in 2013. It is the first time a model outside the large premium car segment has done this.... Read More

Action Camper is the Ultimate Jeep Accessory

Aug 1, 2013  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The Jeep truly is one of those iconic American vehicles that surpasses its construction of mere metal and rubber, transcending into the spirit of adventure. Loading her down with all of the gear you'll need to go roaring off into the sunset may have just gotten a little easier.... Read More

Mercedes-Benz Delivers New Popemobile to the Vatican

Aug 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Noah Joseph

To over a billion believers around the world, the Pope may be the human representative of heaven on earth, but that doesn't mean His Holiness can fly around on a cloud. No, he needs a car just like the rest of us. And that role usually falls to Mercedes-Benz.... Read More

 
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