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The BMW 8 Series sounds incredible: Check out the video

The BMW 8 Series sounds incredible: Check out the video

Scratch one of our big concerns about the upcoming BMW 8 Series: this video of the upcoming GT coupe proves it'll have the right soundtrack. BMW has been testing the new grand tourer out in Wales, and that makes for some excellent scenery against which to enjoy the camouflaged car's raucous exhaust note.

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Solar-charging iPhone X Tesla now available if you can afford it

Solar-charging iPhone X Tesla now available if you can afford it

Smartphone battery cases aren't uncommon but, given their nature, they add considerable bulk to your phone and take away any semblance of premium or luxurious design. That's especially a problem if you have an expensive and handsome one like the iPhone X. Russian accessory maker Caviar has found a solution. It's new iPhone X Tesla offer tries to distract you from the gigantic case using gold trimmings, a solar panel, and a price tag that costs almost five times the iPhone X itself.

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2019 Bentley Continental GT first drive: Return of the King

2019 Bentley Continental GT first drive: Return of the King

Faced with a cross-country jaunt, the super-rich - those for whom the 2019 Bentley Continental GT's six-figure price tag would not be a deal-breaker - have an enviable choice. Flying privately is, of course, the go-to for the 1-percent. Yet the allure of a super-luxe grand tourer, combined with the right road, could be enough to make you leave the Learjet behind.

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2019 Aston Martin DB11 AMR takes flagship spot with 630hp V12

2019 Aston Martin DB11 AMR takes flagship spot with 630hp V12

More power, more driving performance, and more style: if you're going to give your Grand Tourer a makeover, the 2019 Aston Martin DB11 AMR isn't a bad way to do it. Replacing the existing DB11 V12 - despite that only being launched in 2016 - and throwing 30 more horsepower into the mix, it gives the range a new, more potent flagship.

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$300k reality check: Grand Tourer fantasy meets McLaren’s 720S

$300k reality check: Grand Tourer fantasy meets McLaren’s 720S

Cars are nothing without context. Though many do a little bit of everything, most are built with a primary focus in mind. Performance cars take to the track, where they plane seconds off lap times like so much wood shaving. SUVs are the rugged overlanders that are handy when the road ends, yet traversal continues.

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The Cadillac ATS sedan is the latest four-door fatality

The Cadillac ATS sedan is the latest four-door fatality

Cadillac is axing its ATS sedan, giving its BMW 3 Series rivaling luxury compact the chop after the 2018 model year. The news comes as the automaker prepares for some of its most rapid range replacement in Cadillac history, with plans to reveal new models every six months on average between now and the end of 2021.

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2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan revealed: The new super-SUV

2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan revealed: The new super-SUV

This is the Rolls-Royce Cullinan, and if your primary complaint about the SUV segment was that it lacked extreme luxury, you're in for a treat. Taking on the Bentley Bentayga, Lamborghini Urus, and others as the must-have off-roader for the well-heeled, Cullinan promises not only the pinnacle of bespoke luxe but true go-anywhere abilities.

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Aston Martin’s luxury submarine just locked down the details

Aston Martin’s luxury submarine just locked down the details

Aston Martin's unexpected submarine collaboration with Triton has been finalized, with the first production example of the luxury underwater craft planned for later this year. The British automaker announced the deal with Triton Submarines in September last year, working together to make a sleek - and undoubtedly expensive - compact sub that would deliver the spirit of its road cars.

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The BMW M850i xDrive Coupe is a 530hp Jekyll and Hyde

The BMW M850i xDrive Coupe is a 530hp Jekyll and Hyde

BMW's new 8 Series Coupe is shaping up to be the company's most exciting car in years, at least if the latest details on the BMW M850i xDrive Coupe are anything to go by. The two-door - a production version of the Concept 8 Series BMW revealed last year - won't go into production until later this year, but the automaker's testing is well underway.

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Mercedes’ A-Class L Sedan gives China preview of luxe 4-door

Mercedes’ A-Class L Sedan gives China preview of luxe 4-door

Mercedes had shown us its punchy little 2019 A-Class Hatchback, and now it's the turn for the sedan version of the car, though this is no ordinary four-door. Making its debut at Auto China in Beijing this week, the A-Class L Sedan adds almost 2.4-inches more space to the wheelbase, contributing to extra room for those in the back seats.

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Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury is a harmony of contrasts

Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury is a harmony of contrasts

We've seen our fair share of concept cars though almost all of them have future consumers in mind. There are, however, some concepts that have a different market audience in mind, a market that craves for the very best that money can buy and have the money to buy it too. The latest show car to come from Mercedes-Maybach is one of those. Dubbed the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, the ultra luxurious show car doesn't skimp on design and materials to deliver a fusion of sedan and SUV, East and West, utility and, of course, luxury.

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2019 Toyota Avalon: 5 things you should know

2019 Toyota Avalon: 5 things you should know

Toyota is betting big on the 2019 Avalon, debuting controversial new styling, lashings of cabin tech, a frugal hybrid, and safety features you might otherwise expect to pay a considerable premium for. It's a big improvement, but then again it needs to be. Read on for five things about the 2019 Toyota Avalon that you really need to know.

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