Cadillac needed an entry car more like the BMW 3 Series. Instead of adapting hardware from General Motors' German Opel brand, as GM has done lately, Cadillac started from scratch and came up with the ATS.
Porsche's global sales figures were the latest
indication on Wednesday that Germany's luxury carmakers are heading
for a boom year, despite the threat posed by Europe's ongoing debt
Luxury and comfort are the first things that come to mind with the LaCrosse, which starts at $29,960 MSRP.
Just as its name suggests, the 2012 Regal is a luxurious car with its flowing lines and sculpted body that combines sport-injected performance and fuel efficiency.
Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling about 550,000 Lexus, Avalon, Alphard and other models, mostly in the United States, for possible faults related to the crankshaft pulley on the engine.
The luxury market in China has been growing more than twice as fast as the overall auto industry, but American automakers lack a credible entry.
Mercedes-Benz USA today reported April sales of 19,157 vehicles, a 5.1 percent improvement over April 2010, and the best April on record since April 2008.
Porsche Cars North America Inc. today announced April sales in the U.S. of 3,172 vehicles compared to the same period last year when it sold 1,747, an increase of 82 percent.
To the eye, vehicles displayed at the Tokyo Auto Show lean more towards "transportation of the future" than "in dealerships next fall," but many of the exotic concepts shown are grounded in new hybrid and electric propulsion technology that is very close to being a reality today. And while many of the production vehicles shown at the Tokyo Auto Show are likely never to see U.S. roads, some will, like this $375,000 Lexus LFA supercar. So with that, open your imagination to these 15 futuristic rides from the 2009 Tokyo Auto Show.
Times are tough all over. Jobs are in short supply, millionaires are disappearing, and banks don't even want to give you any money. So why are so many awesome luxury cars coming out in the next 12 months?
One-thousand-and-one horsepower. Top speed of 253 miles per hour. Zero-to-60 in less than 2.7 seconds. Price tag around $2.1 million. When it comes to the Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport – the new convertible version of world's fastest accelerating production car – it's easy to get caught up in the numbers. Another important number is 150, which is how many of these rarified masterpieces are scheduled for production. And with almost all of them destined for the private collections of billionaires, wouldn't you love to know what its like to cruise around in $2.1 million?
We turned to our friends at LeaseCompare.com to see what were the Top 10 convertibles people have been leasing so far this summer, and asked them to give us an idea of what an optimal lease payment would look like with zero down and a maximum of 12,000 miles driven a year.
What could be better than hitting the road for 4th of July weekend in a flashy convertible? Summer's warm days and balmy nights won't last forever. Check out the coolest new upscale convertibles we could find.
For your shopping pleasure, three German SUVs--each one spun from the parts bin at their respective automakers to satisfy an emerging demand. What do buyers like you want? Sport-utility convenience, without the sheer bulk of the full-size SUVs falling out of favor with every rise in gas prices. What do they get? A trio of five-passenger, six-cylinder, all-weather vehicles with distinct personalities and semi-lofty pricetags--not to mention the ability to slide easily into normal parking spaces. Which one ranks best?
Where does the new E-Class fall within the Mercedes-Benz lineup? There are a number of ways to answer that question. If you look at it in terms of cars Mercedes is bringing to market in 2009, according to them it is "the most important launch for Mercedes-Benz this year."