Luxury Cars and Vehicles

Aston Martin offers insight into upcoming Rapide E

Battery electric car will perform to standards of current gasoline Rapide

Electric luxury 4-door is powered by two rear-mounted motors producing 455 kW and 701 lb-ft of torque. and enabling 0-100 km/h runs in 4.0 second range Read More

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BMW to introduce personal assistant for drivers

BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant will serve drivers in a variety of ways Read More

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Mercedes flips switch on EV future with EQC

New electric crossover is almost identical in size and shape to GLC-Class Read More

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Bentley writes new chapter in branding

Bentley inks deal with Graf von Faber-Castell writing instruments Read More

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Rolls-Royce enhances privacy in its Phantom

Privacy Suite for Phantom features visual, audio, communication features Read More

Luxury Cars Auto Shows Aug 31, 2018, 10:30 PM

Porsche builds new 993 Turbo

Project Gold blends classic 1998 911 Turbo styling with modern trimmings

Project Gold is a show car using an original 1998 body shell and painted the same Golden Yellow Metallic colour of the 2018 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. Read More

Classic Cars Luxury Cars New Cars Aug 26, 2018, 10:30 PM

Classic beauties on the block at 2018 Pebble Beach auctions

Classic cars are the stars at Pebble Beach auctions as well as at the Concours

Multiple auctions of classic and exotic cars are inherent features of Pebble Beach Concours week on California’s Monterey peninsula. Read More

Car Nuts Classic Cars Luxury Cars Aug 24, 2018, 1:20 PM

Volvo introduces its first 3-cylinder engine in XC40

XC40 T3 will not come to North America, but hybrid with same engine will

Volvo says new 1.5-litre turbocharged 3-cylinder engine is ideally suited for XC40’s role as urban runabout, but apparently not in North American cities. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Aug 22, 2018, 2:30 AM


Rare exotic sports cars up for auction at Pebble Beach 2018

These classic beauties could be yours if you’ve got the bucks – lots of them!

High-value, classic car auctions are key components of the annual Pebble Beach Concours week on California’s Monterey peninsula. Read More

Classic Cars Car Nuts Luxury Cars Aug 17, 2018, 8:55 AM

McLaren reveals Speedtail; delivers first Senna

Speedtail meant to evoke images of hyper-velocity and streamlined design

Businessman David Kyte took his new Senna on a drive from the McLaren Technology Centre to the Circuit Paul Ricard for a McLaren Experience track-event. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Car Nuts Jul 29, 2018, 2:25 AM

Infiniti changes the way an engine works

Variable compression ratios maximize peak power and efficiency as needed

Infiniti’s innovative design, some 20 years in development, varies the length of the stroke by rotating the link between connecting rod and crankshaft. Read More

Auto Technology Luxury Cars Jul 25, 2018, 2:30 AM

Audi celebrates 20 years of TT with limited editions

Limited edition coupe and roadster pay homage to originals inside and out

TT 20 Years limited editions are available in Arrow Grey or Nano Grey with seats finished in moccasin brown Nappa leather, both paying homage to originals. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Jul 21, 2018, 2:30 AM


Buick adds sportiness to LaCrosse for 2019

LaCrosse Sport Touring is distinguished by monotone exterior treatment

Buick LaCrosse ST features black mesh grille with body-colour surround, body-colour fender vents, 19-inch midnight silver wheels, and subtle rear spoiler. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Jul 4, 2018, 2:30 AM

FIRST DRIVE: 2019 Jaguar I-Pace aces electric luxury

Grace and space with electric pace

Jaguar to deliver I-Pace this summer, while German luxury brands are still announcing names and putting final touches to their own electric wonders. Read More

Luxury Cars Green Cars Jun 19, 2018, 10:30 PM

BWW introduces second-generation 8 Series

BMW M850i xDrive comes 20 years after original 8 went out of production

With a 523-hp twin-turbo V-8, the 8 Series will launch in a coupe bodystyle, and is expected to add a convertible and a 4-door Gran Coupe at a later date. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Jun 18, 2018, 10:30 PM

Audi Q8 a sportier sport utility

New 5-passenger SUV builds on the function and elegance of the Q7

All-new Q8 also introduces Audi’s new SUV design language, starting front and centre with a singleframe octagonal grille offset by large air intakes. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Jun 8, 2018, 2:30 AM


Porsche on mission to create Tesla-rival Taycan

Eurasian-derived name reportedly translates roughly as “lively young horse”

Production Taycan will use two permanently activated synchronous motors (PSM) generating over 600 horsepower and do the 0-100 km/h in under 3.5 seconds. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Green Cars Jun 8, 2018, 2:30 AM

FIRST DRIVE: 14 developments in the 2019 Lexus ES

7th-gen ES sits on a stiffer, sportier platform and offers an F-Sport

Is the all-new 7th generation of Lexus’ mid-size sedan any quicker, or more agile? Is it better than before? Here are 14 things of note we found out. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Automotive Reviews Jun 7, 2018, 6:00 AM

Acura RDX makes public debut at Tour of California

RDX named official team and lead support vehicle of Rally Cycling team

Acura’s 7th year as official vehicle of Rally Cycling (US’s top-ranked continental men’s and women’s cycling program), and will also supply 2018 NSX. Read More

Luxury Cars Commercial Vehicles May 18, 2018, 2:30 AM

McLaren Toronto named top global retailer

Woodbridge dealer tops McLaren Automotive’s global network of 86 retailers

Toronto-area retailer outscored 85 other facilities in 31 markets in business performance benchmarks of sales, customer service, aftersales and marketing Read More

Car Buying Luxury Cars May 15, 2018, 2:30 AM


9 ways new Lincoln MKC matches new Acura RDX

New MKC takes on new RDX for battle of the 2019 compact crossovers

With the adoption of the new Lincoln design language, the MKC gets redone for 2019 at the same time as Acura is bringing in a bigger compact 2019 RDX. Read More

Luxury Cars New Cars May 11, 2018, 2:30 AM

New M5 Competition is BMW's most powerful sedan ever

Competition designation to become specific trim at top of M model ranges

TwinPower Turbo 4.4-litre V-8, generates 617 hp at 6,000 rpm and 553 lb-ft or torque from 1,800-5,860 rpm, to accelerate to 100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds. Read More

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QUICK LOOK: 2019 Genesis G70

Luxury sedan is well-engineered, satisfying to drive, and excellent value

Does North America really need another performance sedan? Genesis thinks it does, and introduced its compact G70 sedan this month in Canada to prove it. Read More

Luxury Cars New Cars May 9, 2018, 10:30 AM

Aston Martin makes waves with submersible project

Aston Martin is partnering with Triton Submarines on Project Neptune

Submersible is designed to carry three (including a pilot), dive to depths up to 500 metres and have a sprint speed in excess of 5 knots (9.26 km/h). Read More

Car Nuts Luxury Cars May 3, 2018, 7:30 AM


25 things you need to know about the 2019 A-Class

New-to-Canada luxury compact redefines Mercedes-Benz entry-level

The A-Class enters its 4th generation globally, but its 1st in Canada, where it’s expected to make a significant impact in the luxury compact segment. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Automotive Reviews Apr 28, 2018, 9:30 PM

Mercedes-Maybach puts SUV-slant on luxury

Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury combines DNA from SUV and sedan

Mercedes says the design combines comfort and strength of both models (such as SUV’s command of the road seating) while keeping brand’s traditional cues. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Luxury Cars Apr 25, 2018, 2:30 AM

Volvo S90 concept adds new senses to luxury mix

S90 Ambience Concept focusses on rear-passenger comfort and well-being

Aimed at Chinese market, S90 Ambience Concept executive sedan redefines luxury with 7 visual themes, synchronized with premium audio and bespoke scents. Read More

Auto Shows Future Cars Luxury Cars Apr 24, 2018, 2:30 AM

Aston Martin resurrects old DBS name for new flagship

DBS Superleggera completes Aston Martin’s goal of replacing 2-door models

First displayed on 1958's DB4, the name Superleggera in its stylized signature script, will adorn the hood of the new DBS, alongside the hood vents. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Apr 21, 2018, 9:10 PM


Bugatti telemetry detects car issues in real time

Feature has been available on Bugatti cars since Veyron 16.4 in 2004

About 10,000 signals from parts of the car (including engine, transmission, lights, air conditioning and infotainment) are collected and sent to Bugatti. Read More

Auto Technology Car Safety Luxury Cars Apr 16, 2018, 4:30 PM

QUICK LOOK: 2018 Range Rover Sport SVR

For people who want an SUV to haul around a race track in record time

575-hp Range Rover Sport SVR will take you around corners at least as quickly as most performance cars, and it will sound just as good while doing it. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Apr 1, 2018, 12:30 AM

Maserati debuts the fastest Levante SUV ever

Top-of-the-line Levante Trofeo gets power from 3.8-litre Twin-Turbo V-8

Unique features include lower front fascia and rear bumper, more aggressive side vents and 22-inch forged aluminum wheels - largest ever on a Maserati. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Luxury Cars Mar 29, 2018, 1:30 AM

Kia stings the luxury market with new K900

Completely redesigned new-generation large sedan reimagined in every way

Stately and dignified exterior, beautifully crafted cabin, sophisticated ride performance and extensive safety systems highlight second-gen luxury sedan. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Luxury Cars Mar 28, 2018, 7:00 AM


Cadillac CT6 vs. Lincoln Continental

How America’s top luxury sedans stack up against each other

Cadillac and Lincoln have been arch competitors in the American luxury car market since the latter was founded in 1917and their rivalry continues. Read More

Luxury Cars Automotive Reviews Mar 9, 2018, 2:40 AM

McLaren offers $500k appearance package on $1.3M Senna

Carbon Theme adds glossy carbon fibre body, Carbon Black Alcantara inside

Body’s 67 panels take almost 1,000 hours to produce, with Solar Yellow and Laurel Green cues in tribute to legendary Formula 1 champion Ayrton Senna. Read More

Auto Shows New Cars Luxury Cars Mar 1, 2018, 11:30 PM

Rolls-Royce dredges up Ghosts from its past

Company honours first Silver Ghost with bespoke collection of 35 Ghosts

Signature cue is a sterling silver Spirit of Ecstasy, even though the sculpture wasn’t on The Silver Ghost, having been introduced to the marque in 1911. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Feb 28, 2018, 9:45 PM

Lotus makes fastest and final 3-Eleven

Limied edition 3-Eleven 430 is marque's quickest street-legal car ever

Fitted it with a 430-hp supercharged 3.5-litre V-6, lightweight sports car will launch to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and reach top speed of 290 km/h. Read More

New Cars Car Nuts Luxury Cars Feb 20, 2018, 10:30 PM


Range Rover ascends stairway to Heaven

Performance luxury SUV became first vehicle to climb to Heaven's Gate

New Range Rover Sport recently negotiated China's Tianmen Mountain Road and finished with a climb up the 999-step 45-degree stairway to Heaven's Gate. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Feb 12, 2018, 9:45 PM

Ram ramps up luxury with new Laramie Longhorn

Continues design theme of traditionally handcrafted personal luxury items

At its base, Laramie Longhorn is a 2019 Ram 1500, with all the performance upgrades but also with exclusive presentation and content inside and out. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Jan 29, 2018, 9:40 PM

McLaren race-inspired street car has 10 new owners

Bespoke project created over past year by McLaren Special Operations

Inspired by McLaren 570S GT4, MSO X features high rear wing, track-biased cabin, and unique exteriors echoing famous McLaren race liveries from the '90s. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Jan 25, 2018, 10:30 PM

QUICK TAKE: 2018 BMW i3s ups the ante for compact EVs

We sample the joys and delicious quirks of BMW’s pure electric hatchback

Price aside, there are no other cars like the four variations of BMW’s i3 and they might be the very best you can get today, for city driving. Read More

New Cars Luxury Cars Green Cars Dec 20, 2017, 7:45 AM