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Sept. 16, 2014: The new Lexus NX 300h isn't simply a crossover with SUV looks, it comes equipped with an intelligent electric all-wheel drive system that provides extra grip just when the driver needs it. Light and compact, the clever technology also avoids the weight, packaging, emissions and fuel consumption penalties associated with larger, mechanical AWD systems.
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On a recent broadcast of the AutoNsider, we discussed how 2014 has seen unprecedented growth in the luxury auto market. Brands such as Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Porsche, Cadillac and Lexus are among the most desirable and dependable.
Nope, Jaguar's all-new XE saloon is rear-wheel drive to properly take on the BMW 3-series, Lexus IS and Mercedes-Benz C-class. The XE becomes the third and smallest four-door Jag, sitting below the XF and XJ fighters.
The Toyota Camry Hybrid facelift has been launched in Japan, shortly after the regular Camry facelift made its world debut at the 2014 Moscow Motor Show. Visually, there's not much separating the regular Camry from the Camry Hybrid, other than Hybrid Synergy Drive badging on the rear, a Hybrid badge on the front wings, and a blue glow on the Toyota logos.
SPIED: Mercedes-Benz's All-New C63 AMG Shows Up At This Week's AMG GT Launch - Set To Debut At PARIS? With the all-new BMW M4 and Lexus RC F out and about, we're eagerly anticipating what is in store from the likes of Audi and Mercedes-Benz. Seems that the four rings is taking its time though.
In a way, the Lexus RC-F is more like the previous generation BMW M3 Coupe than the current M4 and that is obviously due to its naturally-aspirated V8 engine. However, the 5.0-liter V8 engine produces 471hp, slightly more than the M4, which settles for 425hp from a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged inline-six engine.
It's big, bold and equipped very well, but is Hyundai 's new Genesis sedan enough to lure customers away from the established European and Japanese competition? Time will tell, but this second-from-the-top line Hyundai is, if nothing else, a big and bold attempt at elevating the South Korean carmaker's profile in higher echelons of the marketplace than it has been known for traditionally. And why not? Hyundai makes good cars and has come a long way in a relatively short time - and don't forget what Toyota and Nissan did some 25 years ago when they stunned the market with their first kicks at the luxury car can: the Lexus LS 400 and Infiniti Q45.
The family-hauler has shifted forms over the years, from old station wagons to today's apparent favorite, the SUV. And what's not to like? In the market for an SUV? Here are 5 must-have features The family-hauler has shifted forms over the years, from old station wagons to today's apparent favorite, the SUV.
A Pembroke man sued Herb Chambers of Norwell in Boston federal court yesterday, alleging the dealership overcharged him when calculating the sales tax on the lease for a new Lexus RX350. Miguel Miranda states in his complaint that he traded in a car valued at $14,000 when leasing the luxury SUV a year ago.
Boheme in the heart of Montrose is always a popular watering hole, but Tuesday night the place absolutely rocked when CultureMap hosted a sellout crowd of 250 young movers and shakers for the fall Social, aka happy hour for young professionals. The after-work fete went on for three hours with LIQS providing premium cocktail shots, Boheme dispensing its killer Bangkok fries and Josh Martinez introducing his new Chicken Ranch fried chicken from the food truck parked out back.
In this Feb. 7, 2014 file photo, a Kia 2015 K900, V8 is displayed during the media preview of the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago. The K900 is an attractive, large, luxury sedan with a quiet, comfortable ride, a boatload of standard features and a value price compared with luxury-brand competitors.
A few days ago you got High Gear Media's executive editor, Mr. Padgett's, wonderful take on the latest from Lexus . It's the 2015 RC F, and it's proof that the automaker is finally taken a sport-orientated driving experience seriously.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:54 pm
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