Posts from ‘Luxury Vehicles’
Class: Premium Large Car
Miles Driven: 543
Fuel Used: 18.3 gallons
DETROIT: BMW unveiled the seventh generation of its midsize sedan at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The all-new 2017 BMW 5-Series is lighter than its predecessor by up to 137 pounds, and is set to offer an extensive roster of new models, powertrains, and technology features.
DETROIT—Lexus took the wraps of the all-new fifth-generation version of its flagship LS large sedan at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2018 Lexus LS rides on the company’s new global architecture for luxury vehicles (GA-L), a platform that is shared with the recently unveiled LC 500 coupe.
DETROIT – Luxury automakers have left few stones unturned in their endless quest to develop new crossover SUV segments. One niche yet unexplored is about to be exploited by Audi.
DETROIT — Kia unveiled an all-new rear-wheel-drive fastback sports sedan in conjunction with the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2018 Kia Stinger is the production embodiment of the Kia GT concept car that was first shown in 2011.
By Don Sikora II
Note: The following story was excerpted from the August 2016 issue of Collectible Automobile magazine.
Alfa Romeo’s long-promised return to the American market has seemingly been in the works since imports of the 164 sedan ended in 1995. Less than 10 years ago, Maserati dealers sold Americans about 100 $250,000-plus Alfa 8Cs. But more attainable models were only promised, not delivered. Finally, after countless delays, the first examples of the Alfa Romeo 4C hit the company’s small network of Stateside dealers in late 2014.
Note: This article is reprinted from the August 2016 issue of Collectible Automobile
By Jack Stewart
Jaguar’s XJ is one of the longest running model names in the industry. The XJ made its debut in September 1968 as a 1969 model, and Jaguar’s flagship sedan is still badged XJ 47 years later.
Miles Driven: 247
Fuel Used: 13.2 gallons
2016 Lexus RX 350 AWD
Class: Premium Midsize Crossover
Miles Driven: 270
Fuel Used: 40.9 gallons