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2023 Cadillac Escalade V-Series confirmed: What we know of this Super SUV

2023 Cadillac Escalade V-Series confirmed: What we know of this Super SUV

Cadillac's most lavish model is about to get a sports upgrade, with the 2023 Escalade V-Series marking the first time the SUV has worn the badge. While already notorious for its scale, luxury cabin, and general excess, the V-Series flavor of Escalade will add performance to that mix.

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Brabus 800 Adventure XLP Superblack is taking it to the extreme

Brabus 800 Adventure XLP Superblack is taking it to the extreme

Renowned Mercedes-Benz tuning house Brabus has unleashed its latest creation based on the Mercedes-AMG G63 sport-luxury SUV. It’s the newest variant of the 800 Adventure XLP Superblack, a go-anywhere pickup truck hiding a mighty powerful V8 engine under the hood.

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2022 Lexus LX 600 First Drive: A Tale of Two SUVs

2022 Lexus LX 600 First Drive: A Tale of Two SUVs

The new 2022 Lexus LX 600 — the all-new one-stop-shop replacement for the Lexus LX 570 and Toyota Land Cruiser siblings — is finally here. It’s a welcome update to Lexus’s full size SUV platform; despite the outgoing model’s off-road prowess, the LX 570 is now old enough to be entering its freshman year of high school. When it debuted 14 years ago, it did so in a market nearly devoid of competitors approaching its abilities and comfort.

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New Aston Martin DBX is the world’s most potent luxury SUV

New Aston Martin DBX is the world’s most potent luxury SUV

British luxury automaker Aston Martin has been busy posting a teaser video of its newest DBX luxury SUV on YouTube and Twitter. Aston calls it “the world’s most powerful luxury SUV,” presumably with more power to upset other ultra-powerful SUVs like the Lamborghini Urus, Rolls-Royce Cullinan, and the Porsche Cayenne Turbo GT.

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The 2022 Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid surprised me

The 2022 Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid surprised me

Selling patience as a virtue to the super-rich who make up Bentley's clientele seems like a challenge even for the etiquette-schooled British automaker, but with the promised shift to full electrification still a few years out, it's cars like the new 2022 Flying Spur Hybrid which will bridge gasoline and green. Eventually, Bentley plans to retire its V8 and W12 gas engines altogether but, until that happens, the third addition to the Flying Spur line-up offers a taste of what's to come.

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BMW ends V12 engine production with a limited-edition 7-Series

BMW ends V12 engine production with a limited-edition 7-Series

German automaker BMW has built multiple variations of its almighty V12 gasoline engine since 1986. The N74 V12 manufactured from 2008 to the present is most worthy of praise. When first launched in the fifth-generation 760i/760Li, BMW’s first-ever turbocharged V12 engine pumped out 536 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque.

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Lexus and JAOS turn LX600 into a true off-road hero

Lexus and JAOS turn LX600 into a true off-road hero

Toyota’s luxury arm Lexus and off-road specialist JAOS* have collaborated to create a one-off Lexus LX 600 for the incoming Tokyo Auto Salon (TAS). Christened as the Lexus LX 600 Offroad JAOS version, the working concept has many off-road-ready features and accessories to improve the luxury SUV’s rugged capabilities.

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2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone comes fully loaded with luxury amenities

2022 Toyota Tundra Capstone comes fully loaded with luxury amenities

Japanese auto giant Toyota recently unveiled the range-topping 2022 Tundra Capstone variant. Capstone is Toyota’s entrant in the burgeoning luxury pickup truck category, and it sits above the Tundra 1794 and TRD Pro trim models. The newest Tundra Capstone is only available in a crew-cab body style and a 5.5-foot bed, but it makes up for it with a slew of standard luxury amenities.

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Driving the 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL made me question the future

Driving the 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL made me question the future

The cynic might say that anything gets branded "an icon" if it makes the auto industry enough money, but the Mercedes-Benz SL deserves the halo more than most. Boasting legitimate racing heritage, star connections, and true luxury bonafides, the SL has set trends more often than following them. For the 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL, though, the automaker's tuning division has taken the wheel completely, and that's not the only upending of tradition.

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Cadillac InnerSpace concept teases the road to electric sports cars

Cadillac InnerSpace concept teases the road to electric sports cars

Cadillac may not have an electric pickup to show at CES 2022 - but hey, let's not count anything out - but it does have a strange concept car of its own. The Cadillac InnerSpace joins the automaker's Halo Concept Portfolio as another vision of what future electrification and self-driving tech might bring, though it's how it implements GM Ultium that could be most intriguing.

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2023 BMW iX M60 is a 610 horsepower electric super-SUV

2023 BMW iX M60 is a 610 horsepower electric super-SUV

The "Ultimate Driving Machine" is going electric, and the 2023 BMW iX M60 is the latest taste of just what a couple of electric motors can do in an SUV. Unveiled at CES 2022 today, the M-badged version of the iX all-electric SUV commands 610 horsepower for its six-figure price tag, and - for the moment at least - will sit at the top of the tree for BMW's performance EVs.

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Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX is a 620+ mile EV that takes an exciting road to range

Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX is a 620+ mile EV that takes an exciting road to range

Mercedes-Benz promised new EVs with much longer range, and now the VISION EQXX - capable of driving more than 620 miles on a charge - is sketching out just how the automaker could achieve that at CES 2022. Currently a concept, though one which Mercedes plans to mine heavily for production technologies, the shapely sedan breaks the 1,000 kilometer barrier without resorting to the easiest fix for range-anxiety.

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