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2020 Bentley Flying Spur First Drive – Speed and Obsession

2020 Bentley Flying Spur First Drive – Speed and Obsession

Little more than two minutes behind the wheel of the 2020 Bentley Flying Spur, an opportunity to test its 626 horsepower presents itself. The narrow, twisting streets of Monaco are filled with tourists, rich residents, and buzzing scooters, and few seem motivated to allow the driver of a six-figure luxury sports sedan out from the shadow of the storied Hôtel de Paris and into the hectic traffic.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Review: The “E” is for “Excellent”

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Review: The “E” is for “Excellent”

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid wears its green credentials on its sleeve: quite literally, in fact, with unmistakable lime green badges on the front fenders. Seventeen years after introduction, there's now no doubting that the market was ready to embrace a Porsche SUV. Question is, does a hybrid drivetrain sit at odds with this sporting luxe-truck?

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2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition is 617hp of four-door luxury

2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe Competition is 617hp of four-door luxury

Don't get hung up on whether a four-door can legitimately be called a coupe: focus instead on just what the 2020 BMW M8 Gran Coupe and M8 Gran Coupe Competition bring to the table when it comes to going fast and doing so in luxury. Slotting in alongside the existing BMW M8 Coupe, the new Gran Coupe variants throws in bigger rear seats and the extra doors to better access them, but doesn't compromise on performance for that.

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The Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato’s striking looks rely on bleeding-edge tech

The Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato’s striking looks rely on bleeding-edge tech

New meets old, as Aston Martin reveals the striking DBS GT Zagato for the first time - alongside the DB4 GT Zagato Continuation, its spiritual forebear and exclusive partner. Nineteen of the Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato coupes will be produced, each paired up with a new-old DB4 GT Zagato Continuation car, and sold for a heady £6 million (plus taxes) or around $7.2 million.

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2020 Lincoln Corsair First Drive: Upending your crossover preconceptions

2020 Lincoln Corsair First Drive: Upending your crossover preconceptions

The Navigator and Aviator have a baby brother, but while the 2020 Lincoln Corsair may be smaller on the asphalt, it arrives with an outsized personality. Replacing the dreary, forgettable MKC is, on paper, straightforward. Doing so in a way that doesn't dilute the work Lincoln has done to position itself the flag-bearer of New American Luxury, in a fierce premium crossover segment, well that's quite another thing.

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Interview: Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann opens up on new cars, daily-drivers and EVs

Interview: Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann opens up on new cars, daily-drivers and EVs

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know Bugatti broke the mythical 300 mph - or 304.77 mph, to be exact - speed barrier in a prototype Chiron. Now that car, presented by Bugatti CEO Stephan Winkelmann at the automaker's 110th-anniversary celebration in Molshein, is called the Chiron Super Sport 300+. It reached a top speed of 304.7 mph around Volkswagen’s Ehra-Lessien proving ground, and Bugatti is only making 30 examples for a starting price of roughly $3.9 million each.

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2020 Cadillac CT4 sports sedan takes aim at Acura and Lexus

2020 Cadillac CT4 sports sedan takes aim at Acura and Lexus

The 2020 Cadillac CT4 did not have a normal launch. Usually, we'd see the regular version of a new car, only to have the feistier model sprung upon us later on. Cadillac, though, opted to flip that script when it was announcing its new compact sports sedan.

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Mercedes-Benz VISION EQS is an unexpectedly practical concept of eco-luxury

Mercedes-Benz VISION EQS is an unexpectedly practical concept of eco-luxury

Where does the luxury car go next, not just when it comes to what's under the hood, but in a new age of design, autonomy, and sustainability? That's the question Mercedes-Benz has set out to answer at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2019, with the VISION EQS concept previewing one possibility and the future of the automaker's Progressive Luxury design language.

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The Porsche Taycan taught me an important lesson

The Porsche Taycan taught me an important lesson

The Porsche Taycan isn't the first electric car, it's not the fastest, and it's certainly not the cheapest, and in a category still largely defined by numbers that could make you question just how successful it could hope to be. The obsession with range, 0-60 times, and bringing electrification within reach of "mainstream" consumer pricing has helped shift the perception of EVs out of an eco-pious niche it once occupied, but it has come with its own automotive blinkers too.

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Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Model S: Luxury EV sedan fight

Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Model S: Luxury EV sedan fight

The Tesla Model S certainly isn't the only electric car on the market, but when it comes to the 2020 Porsche Taycan it's the obvious competition. That makes for an interesting showdown: on the one hand, Tesla has had years to refine and improve its flagship electric sedan, but Porsche brings no small legacy of crafting performance vehicles to the table.

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2020 Porsche Taycan official: Price, range, power and tech

2020 Porsche Taycan official: Price, range, power and tech

This is it: the 2020 Porsche Taycan. The storied automaker's first all-electric car not only takes on rivals like Tesla, but paves a new path to Porsche's future. In the process it promises the performance and driving dynamics fans of the company are familiar with, albeit with the sort of initial price tag you might expect from any Porsche bearing the "Turbo" badge. Read on for everything you need to know.

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Infiniti Edition 30 collection marks thirty years for an automaker poised for change

Infiniti Edition 30 collection marks thirty years for an automaker poised for change

This year marks the 30th anniversary for Infiniti, the luxury division of Japan’s Nissan Motor Corporation. It's celebrating the occasion with the release of the special Edition 30 vehicles, that include the Q50, Q60, QX50, QX60, and QX80, unveiled at the Infiniti Pavilion during this year’s prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

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