Category Archives: Luxury News

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If it makes headlines and has to do with luxury, we want to cover it. This is also an area for our fans to leave comments, and to share information on the goings-on in the ever-evolving world of luxury news.

Hundreds of Range Rover Thefts In Short Period Riddles London

Something is just so alluring about the Range Rover luxury SUV. It is so captivating, in fact, that hundreds have been stolen from the streets of London lately. With such a vast amount of Range Rover thefts occurring in a small window of time, insurance companies have been forced to impose a few policy guidelines just for their owners. How bad could it be to lead to such a dramatic policy alteration? A total of 294 Range Rovers were stolen between January and July! The preferred models were the Evoque and the Range Rover Sport, of course.  That is correct, … Continue reading

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Which Machines Made the 2014 Top Gear Awards List?

It is that adrenaline and petrol infused time of year again: The 2014 Top Gear Awards list is out! You may want to kick up the horsepower on your downward scroll to see which dream machines made the cut! Let’s begin with the top choices of the leading lads of the show: Jeremy Clarkson’s Car of the Year: Corvette Stingray  “They’ve skimped on the trim to keep the costs down – Amstrad would have rejected the head-up display graphics for being too old-fashioned. In 1985. But they’ve gone the extra mile with the bits that matter. So we get a … Continue reading

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Secret Range Rover Velar Has Been Hidden Since the 1970s

There is a secret Range Rover out there that has been closely guarded since the 1970s. The Range Rover Velar has been found out, however, and is actually for sale!  What exactly is this model and why has it been kept a secret for decades? The Range Rover Velar at a glance: The Velar is a prototype of the first Range Rover. It is a pre-production development model of the first ever one, which launched in 1970. Only about 30 of these units exist, and this is one of them. It will hit the auction block in February. It will … Continue reading

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The 2015 Dodge Viper SRT Pricing Does Not Sting

Official pricing for the 2015 Dodge Viper SRT lineup has been released, and they do not sting much. With the base Viper beginning at just $85k and the range topper available for around $107k, this is an exotic sports car that will appeal to a wider market. 2015 Dodge Viper SRT The 2013 SRT Viper started at around $97k, and when sales began to lag the brand began to focus on alternatives. Now the gorgeous low-slung creature can be had for around $12k less without sacrificing that throaty power. All 2015 Dodge Viper SRT cars are packing heavy artillery in … Continue reading

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Teaser: Preview the Fast and Furious 7 Cars!

The Fast and Furious 7 movie teasers are finally out, along with some sneak previews of what cars will be staring in the beloved series. It is not just automotive fans who have fallen for the flicks, and they may be responsible for creating some new brand fans over the years. So what is there to look forward to in the 7th installment? Fast and Furious 7 cars teasers are officially out. The clip above shows how impressed Ludacris was with the standard automotive eye candy in Abu Dhabi.  Some of the flashy rides that will roll onto the screen … Continue reading

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Porsche InnoDrive Challenges Pesky Human Drivers

Porsche is joining the ranks of autonomous vehicle offerings. With the Porsche InnoDrive, the brand aims to begin paving a path toward eliminating driver (human) error. Will Porsche have what it takes to compete with the Google or Audi autonomous technologies? Not so fast. They are merely bundling some of their existing smart technologies together and still require flesh and bone to function. What autonomous really means The autonomous vehicle is being billed as one without human error, even though humans created it. The idea behind the technology is quite simple: A machine can stay focused on the road while … Continue reading

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Saleen Has $7k But Owes $7 Million: Is it Sayonara?

It seems that sometimes not even a household name and amazing product can save a company from financial ruin. Automotive brand Saleen is on the verge of sayonara unless an infusion of money turns up soon, according to the company’s investor site. It is strange to think of such a well-known player being hit so hard. Will Saleen find a savior or is it sayonara? Saleen is behind so many amazing vehicles since the 1980s, including Bumblebee and Barricade from the Transformers flicks. The S5 Raptor, S7, and a variety of aftermarket mods are all thanks to Saleen. The aftermarket … Continue reading

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Lexus LF-C2 Concept Shows Future Design Plans

Lexus Toyota has been captivating the auto industry since the glorious LFA supercar concept first shook things up back in 2005. Flash forward to 2014 and the brand is still making waves with their modern yet also futuristic design cues. The Lexus LF-C2 concept hit the stage at the LA Auto Show recently, providing a glimpse of things to come. While some are still adapting to that shapely grille–it does tend to grow on you. The Lexus LF-C2 concept boasts a special multi-layer paint that reflects light in just the right way. It is science.   According to Jeff Bracken … Continue reading

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The Mercedes-Benz Maybach S600: It is Back!

After a bit of the standard anticipation and teasing, the lavish Mercedes-Benz Maybach S600 has rolled out. The company chose the well-attended Los Angeles Auto Show to unveil the comeback model, with much to admire and many questions in its wake. Will the symbol of the perfect luxury car survive another round on the market? It is just two years after the funeral, after all! The Mercedes-Benz Maybach S600 is an exquisite example of what a true luxury automobile should be. But can she survive in this rather complicated market? The Mercedes-Benz Maybach S600 at a glance: Power is derived via … Continue reading

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Hang on to Your Horses: The LaFerrari XX Track Car

The hyper-hybrid that is the LaFerrari left the world singing along to a throaty tune paired with a name that even begins as a song. Next up is the LaFerrari XX, which will be the track-focused variant of the wonder car. The official introduction should happen next month at the Abu Dhabi World Finals according to Top Gear’s secret sources. Is the world ready for the fast and furious LaFerrari XX? Consider this the one-upper of them all–available to less than zero humans. That is an exaggeration, though likely not by much. The LaFerrari XX track-focused hypercar at a glance: … Continue reading

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