Tag: luxury vehicles

37 Posts

Nov 06, 2015

Rolling Sculptures: The Keno Brothers' Car Auction

Jim Motavalli

Best known for judging fine American furniture on Antiques Roadshow, the twins are branching out into a lifelong passion--classic automobiles.

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Sep 16, 2015

From Frankfurt's Motor Show: Electric Cars and Luxury SUVs

Jim Motavalli

Nearly one has an upscale sport utility, and an EV, too. Sometimes they're even the same car.

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Sep 08, 2015

The Big Gamble: Supercars Without Track Records

Jim Motavalli

Juan Gallegos is the CEO of a company that makes $200,000 supercars. But before he can sell you one he has to graduate from college. Exotics are great if you don't want to see your car coming and going, but are they a good buy? Here are some huge claims from tiny carmakers, some of which have gone bankrupt.

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Sep 02, 2015

Honda's Sports Car Past--and Its Future

Jim Motavalli

Remember the performance-oriented Honda S600, the S2000? No? Then you may not see how the new S660 comes from a proud tradition. But it's the NSX that gets all the glory.

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Photographer George Saitas at Pebble Beach
Aug 24, 2015

A Gallery of Swellery: Pebble Beach Edition

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

We’ve long admired the work of California-based photographer George Saitas. Some of his jaw-droppingly beautiful photography of Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, right here.

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Aug 14, 2015

Audi's Long-Range Electric SUV Is Aimed at Tesla's Model X

Jim Motavalli

The new Audi could have 240 or more miles of all-electric range, which is pretty darned impressive. But it's unclear when it will hit the market.

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Cost of luxury car repairs
Apr 21, 2015

Luxury Car Means Luxury Repair Prices

Dear Car Talk

Marshall has a Mercedes Benz ML350 and is having a little sticker-shock on the repairs he's had to do. Is he getting fleeced? 

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Apr 12, 2015

For the One-Percenter Who Has Everything. A $2.9 Million McLaren You Can Drive Only on the Track

Jim Motavalli

The bespoke British automaker has a two-tier strategy--million-dollar cars on the top end, and a new 570S whose $184,000 price makes it the "affordable" choice.

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Wealthy people are meaner drivers
Mar 31, 2015

Driving While Rich?

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Does being rich make you a less courteous motorist? The science is still out, so we decided to put this question to the test--by sending our blogger out in an obscenely priced (and festively-hued) Bentley GT V8 S.

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Dec 10, 2014

Tesla's Model X Will Have Lots of German Competition

Jim Motavalli

It's getting crowded at the expensive end of the market! The Model S had the field to itself, but the Model X will have to duke it out with a bunch of similar models, many of them from Europe.

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