It must be nice to roll into a car dealership, point to something cool and say “I’ll take that one,” without any care about cost. It’s a luxury many of us don’t have. I’ve found that some luxury car dealers may get a little too use to this devil-may-care attitude. They work with so many big spenders they may not be…
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Tony is an attorney from Philadelphia who has been slogging around in his 2003 Accord with 140,000 miles so he can get his student loans in check. Now it’s time for an upgrade. He needs a good “lawyer” car, but not something too expensive or over the top. What car should he buy?
Word has it Buick is about to take an earnest pass at rebuilding its brand with an all-new Regal sedan set to bow in the near future. Everyone seems to think it will be a version of the newly revealed Vauxhall Insignia Grand Sport, and I can’t think of a better way to make Buick awesome again.
With the growing segment of compact crossover luxury cars like the Mercedes GLA, Audi Q3, Lexus NX and the upcoming launch of Infiniti’s QX30, I’ve been thinking about what the best current entry level luxury car is. Help me out.
This story is not for people looking for basic transportation. It is for Jalops who, rather than buy another boring compact, would like the opportunity to get one of the last cars Saab sold in America. The good news is that even the cheapskates can now buy the most tragic of Swedish luxury cars.
What’s more luxurious than stone veneers? According to Bentley, absolutely nothing. Apart from your 2005 Mercedes-Benz with a $60,000 Designo granite package, of course.
Demand for AMG’s monstrous twin-turbo V12 is so high that they are switching production to another factory.
The reports were true: Hyundai is officially launching its own global luxury brand named Genesis. The automaker made the announcement tonight with a few details on what they have in store. Some good, some not so good.
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If there were ever a World Championship for Things People Think Used to Be Better, Acura would finish in second place. America would, of course, take the top spot.
On this week’s episode of What Car Should You Buy, Doug DeMuro talks about the plethora of sub-$50k luxury cars with Jeff Jablansky and myself. Audi S3? BMW 228i? Polestar Volvo? And then Tavarish comes in and recommends you buy a Rolls-Royce instead. It’s chaos.
Good news, ladies and gentlemen! I have decided to devote an entire column to the Maserati Ghibli, which is a highly expensive new luxury sedan that offers roughly the same level of actual luxury as a floor lamp.
Dearest Jalopnik readers, we are gathered here together today to mourn the loss of the full-size luxury sedan. It was killed by the luxury SUV in an epic battle royale for the hearts, and minds, and wallets of people who shop at Whole Foods.
It's no secret that Cadillac, the self proclaimed "standard of the world," is struggling right now as a luxury automaker. Cadillac CEO Johan de Nysschen said it will cost $12 billion to turn the brand around in order to face the Germans, but are they going after the wrong targets?
As far as African leaders go, Gabon's ruling Bongo family aren't terrible. They're not murderous genocidal maniacs. They're just corrupt and have maybe 1,000 luxury cars, many of which are allegedly never even driven.
It happens every time I hang out with my car enthusiast friends: We're sitting there, chatting about cars, and eventually the discussion turns to the fact that you can buy a wide range of iconic used performance cars for approximately the same price as laundry detergent.
Look, Lamborghinis and the like are really great for a weekend or two, but sometimes you don't want to drive around in a LOOK AT ME!! mobile.
I still remember when the original Mercedes A-Class came out and changed the world as we know it. The year was 1997 – and while I may have been just nine years old, I consumed automotive media back then at approximately the same rate as I consumed fruit roll-ups.
Fiat Chrysler declared on Tuesday that the Chrysler brand would no longer go after premium customers, leaving Alfa Romeo and Maserati to carry the load. On one hand, it's a smart business move for clear brand identity. On the other, it's the disappearance of another Detroit luxury brand.