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2019 Genesis G70 takes a strike at German luxe

2019 Genesis G70 takes a strike at German luxe

Once upon a time, if you wanted a luxury car you'd head straight for the Germans. Now, upstarts from elsewhere in the globe are proving they have just as much talent. Genesis has taken the wraps off the 2019 Genesis G70, a sleek sedan that slots in as the entry-level option in the automaker's increasingly well-esteemed line-up. As you might expect, the equation is fairly straightforward.

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The Bugatti Chiron just smashed an incredible speed record

The Bugatti Chiron just smashed an incredible speed record

The Bugatti Chiron was always going to be fast. An 8.0-liter W16 engine with almost 1,500 horsepower will guarantee that, after all. However, we didn't realize just how quick it would be, something Bugatti has now established with a record-breaking speed test.

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2019 Audi A8 Level 3 autonomy first-drive: Chasing the perfect ‘jam’

2019 Audi A8 Level 3 autonomy first-drive: Chasing the perfect ‘jam’

Most of the time I'll do my absolute best to avoid a traffic jam, but the 2019 Audi A8 makes them oddly appealing. Forget "Artificial Intelligence": the AI we're talking about today is Audi Intelligence. What exactly does this mean, and why should we care? We as a collective of road-users are going to need to be much more sensitive to the fact that there are cars on the road not being driven by human beings. Instead, we're increasingly going to see advanced driving assistance software taking the wheel, like the new Audi AI traffic jam pilot, the world’s first Level 3 automated driving system in a production vehicle.

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BMW X7 Concept revealed ahead of Frankfurt Auto Show

BMW X7 Concept revealed ahead of Frankfurt Auto Show

The 2017 Frankfurt International Auto Show is only a few days away now, but BMW has decided to pull the curtain back a bit early on its largest SUV yet: the Concept X7 iPerformance. The upcoming crossover will top the German carmaker's existing X5 SUV by offering three-row seating, as well launching as a plug-in hybrid model. BMW has been busy with its concepts lately, with the X7 coming after the recent 8 Series and Z4 reveals.

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Meet the Volvo XC40, the compact luxury SUV that hasn’t forgotten safety

Meet the Volvo XC40, the compact luxury SUV that hasn’t forgotten safety

Volvo’s unexpected reinvention as one of the most thoughtful automakers in the industry has produced award-winning big SUVs and sedans. Now, it’s the turn of the premium compact SUV to get its shot of Swedish imagination. As the dad of two extremely active girls with multiple after school activities, I’m big on the idea of driving a sportier compact SUV, especially when I don’t have to sacrifice on safety and a luxurious cabin. Just because you’re buying a compact SUV, doesn’t mean that you have to settle for less, and that’s the key message Volvo wanted to share with a group of journalists at a recent event in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Jaguar’s AI steering wheel is a gateway to self-driving rideshares

Jaguar’s AI steering wheel is a gateway to self-driving rideshares

As the car of the future - and the ownership model to go with it - approaches, Jaguar is setting out a vision of a smart steering wheel that doesn't even live in your garage. The automaker is outlining its concept at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest, a new event intended to explore the cutting edge in transportation, including self-driving vehicles, on-demand ridesharing, and more. First up? Much cleverer controls.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne and Cayenne S get official with up to 440 hp

2019 Porsche Cayenne and Cayenne S get official with up to 440 hp

A few days back we talked about the leaked images of the 2019 Porsche Cayenne SUV that had leaked. A few days after that leak, Porsche has gone official with the new third generation Cayenne and Cayenne S SUVs. Porsche says that only the Cayenne and Cayenne S will be available at launch with the normal Cayenne using a 3.0L single-turbo V6 making 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque.

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The new Bentley Continental GT is more lavish and high-tech than ever

The new Bentley Continental GT is more lavish and high-tech than ever

The Bentley Continental GT revolutionized the iconic British automaker's allure, and now there's a third-generation car to give it a complete makeover. Packing new styling, new technology, and a completely fresh W12 engine with a heady 626 horsepower, as Grand Tourers go it's heavy on hand-crafting and light on subtlety. Not that such a strategy should come as a surprise from a marque like Bentley.

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Maserati Ghibli GranLusso Promises More Luxury

Maserati Ghibli GranLusso Promises More Luxury

Maserati has unveiled new images of the Maserati Ghibli GranLusso luxury sports car. The vehicle made its official world debut at the Chengdu Motorshow in China on August 25. The new ride will be available internationally and gets a refined design and technology inside. Part of the redesign is the new front bumper with chrome inserts and a front grill with chrome bars.

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2018 Porsche Cayenne SUV Leaks Ahead of August 29 Debut

2018 Porsche Cayenne SUV Leaks Ahead of August 29 Debut

Porsche has already announced that it will go official with the unveiling of the 2018 Cayenne SUV on August 29. The unveil will be the first major premiere of the new Cayenne at the Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen site and it will be streamed by Porsche on its media site. That official launch will happen tomorrow, but if you can't wait to see what the redesigned SUV will look like, images of just about every aspect of the vehicle has leaked.

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Kode 0 one-off supercar channels ’80s style with modern materials

Kode 0 one-off supercar channels ’80s style with modern materials

Some would say that the '80s were the pinnacle for super car design with vehicles like the Ferrari Testarossa and Lamborghini Countach being hallmarks of the generation. Ken Okuyama Cars has unveiled a new supercar called the Kode 0 that channels some of that '80s style using modern construction techniques and materials. The car was unveiled for the first time a few days back during The Quail, A Motor Sports Gathering.

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Ferrari Portofino is, in Ferrari terms, an “entry-level” droptop

Ferrari Portofino is, in Ferrari terms, an “entry-level” droptop

Ferrari has revealed its latest convertible, and you know when the storied Italian automaker cuts the roof off that it's going to be something special. The Ferrari Portofino replaces the Ferrari California T as the company's most affordable GT, naming it after an Italian town that it says "has become internationally synonymous with elegance, sportiness and understated luxury." Indeed, Ferrari was so keen on it, it even named the new red paint-job of the car after it.

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