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The secret to the success of the Audi A8 ( www.audiusa.com ), which finished ahead of sedans by BMW, Jaguar, and Rolls-Royce in Robb Report ’s 2011 Car of the Year competition, rests in its...
It’s amazing how some things can seemingly materialize overnight and take an entire industry by storm. Extraordinary anomalies like Facebook, the iPad, and reality television all fall into this...
For those who think that hybrid cars are for pragmatic, fuel-sipping performance haters, Porsche would like you to think again. The German manufacturer is even going so far as to race a hybrid-...
In its ongoing quest to keep pace with BMW’s famously quick “M” cars and Audi’s high-performance “S” and “RS” models, Mercedes-Benz has—via its in-house speed shop, AMG—taken the sledgehammer...
Opulence and effortless speed are lovely, but the real charm of owning a fine motorcar is its supreme exclusivity. And yet, in some neighborhoods, even the most extraordinary vehicles can start to...
While it’s lovely to have prodigious power under your right foot, a sumptuous cabin to coddle you, and a 16-speaker audio system to amuse you, sometimes a car’s most desirable amenity is the ability...
Among mid-luxury four doors, in a segment that includes the deeply impressive Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5-series sedans, Audi’s A6 has always been content to play the role of the suave, soft-...
Proof that where there’s a will, there’s a niche, Mercedes-Benz (which already offers 16 model lines in the United States) plans to extend its family tree once again with a production version of the...
Over the past two years, there has not been a more popular car style than the four-door coupe. The latest model offerings from Aston Martin, Porsche, and Audi all prove that this segment is much more...
With new-model offerings in the four-door coupe segment from nearly every luxury automaker this year, this relatively new automotive market share appears to be bursting at the seams. Now Audi has...
When Mercedes-Benz decided that it was time for the S-Class to receive a nip-tuck-style face-lift for 2010, it also chose to offer a model that would appeal to a more discriminating driver: one that...
The Phantom EWB (an acronym for extended wheelbase) is designed for those who prefer to be chauffeured. The Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupé has a few of the same familial traits as its cousin, the...
When the original Rolls-Royce Phantom debuted in 2003, who would have thought that it would spawn three different variations? The Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupé has a few of the same familial traits as...
Although it is wide, long, and rather heavy, the Panamera’s all-wheel drive system reminds you that it is worthy enough to wear the Porsche crest. Porsche 911 purists scoffed at the Cayenne when...
As the only rear-wheel drive option for the Panamera, the standard S model provides enough horsepower for spirited drivers to get those back tires to break loose. Porsche 911 purists scoffed at the...
Porsche 911 purists scoffed at the Cayenne when initial production began in 2002, but the five-passenger SUV quickly became the German automaker’s best-selling model. Now Porsche is hoping for a...
The four-door Rolls-Royce Ghost is the latest addition to the British automaker’s royal family. Although it is considered to be the baby Rolls, it is only 17 inches shorter than the brand’s 19-foot-...
Last year, Mercedes added the S63 AMG to the range, which complements the other AMG model: the Bentley-battling S65. Whereas the S65—which boasts 604 hp and 738 ft-lbs of torque—is adept at consuming...
The S550 was one of the first models offered with the most recent S-Class redesign; it is plenty powerful and plenty good. But Mercedes added the S63 AMG to the range to complement the other AMG...
When Mercedes-Benz decided that it was time for the S-Class to receive a nip-tuck-style face-lift for 2010, it also chose to offer a model that would appeal to a more discriminating driver: one that...
The S-Class is a big car, and the AMG-developed 6.2-liter V-8 is a big engine. This could be the perfect marriage. Mercedes added the S63 AMG to the range to complement the other AMG model: the...
Mercedes-Benz’s strong V-12 engine feels like it was designed specifically for the S600. But Mercedes added the S63 AMG to the range to complement the other AMG model: the Bentley-battling S65...
One of the first clean diesel offerings in the U.S., the E350 BlueTEC is not the loud, dirty, and jarring vehicle that diesel cars were in the 1980s. But for those looking for serious performance,...
Although it may not have the power of its V-8 counterparts, the V-6-powered E350 still provides all the interior amenities of the E500 and E63 AMG sedans. But for those who like a little adrenaline...
Optional night-view software in the 2010 E550 adds awareness, so that the driver can keep those in (and out) of the car safe and protected. But for those who like a little adrenaline coursing through...
The Maybach 62S is designed to meet the same needs as the standard 62, but your driver will be able to get you to your engagement a little bit faster. Never mind the economy: Maybach is still making...
As a longer wheelbase variant, the Maybach 62 is designed for those who prefer to be driven and have a need for a few extra inches of legroom. Never mind the economy: Maybach is still making money...
With 604 horsepower and a 0-to-60-mph time of 5 seconds, some Maybach 57S owners may prefer to drive the car themselves. Never mind the economy: Maybach is still making money. The 5.7-meter-long...
Developed and produced by Mercedes-Benz, the Maybach 57 was the first modern car to utilize the vintage luxury marque’s storied name. Never mind the economy: Maybach is still making money. The 5.7-...
If Audi’s antiquated S6 (435 hp) and BMW's outmoded M5 (500 hp) models seem a bit tame, the Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG offers refreshingly new and powerful alternative. With 518 hp and 465 ft-lbs of...

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