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Genesis X Concept is a luxury GT EV taking design to the next level

Genesis X Concept is a luxury GT EV taking design to the next level

We already knew Genesis could make some darn fine looking automobiles, but Hyundai's luxury arm may have outdone itself with the new Genesis X Concept coupe. Unveiled today, the vision of a future GT coupe takes the design cues we've seen Genesis apply to excellent effect on vehicles like the G80 and GV80, then cranks them up even further for a lavish two-door.

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The Mercedes-AMG EQ all-electric performance cars already sound epic

The Mercedes-AMG EQ all-electric performance cars already sound epic

AMG is readying a new breed of all-electric performance vehicles, eschewing gas engines in favor of sports BEVs based on upcoming Mercedes EQ models. The strategy will operate in tandem with AMG E-Performance, the gas-electric sports hybrids which the automaker will also begin releasing this year for its most power-hungry owners.

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AMG E Performance promises over 804 hp from potent plug-in hybrids

AMG E Performance promises over 804 hp from potent plug-in hybrids

Mercedes-AMG is looking to electrification for the next big thing in performance, but it's not quite ready to give up on gas engines yet. The result is AMG E Performance, a new family of horsepower-heavy hybrids that combine gas and electric for all-wheel drive with some fascinating nuance.

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Lexus LF-Z Electrified Concept is the EV crossover it desperately needs

Lexus LF-Z Electrified Concept is the EV crossover it desperately needs

Lexus has revealed its latest EV vision, with the LF-Z Electrified promising a taste of what the automaker has in mind for an upcoming electric crossover. The striking compact SUV combines Lexus' DIRECT4 drivetrain system - in which individual wheels can be controlled directly - with a minimalistic four-seater cabin, not to mention a new interpretation of the company's love-it-or-hate-it spindle grille.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS luxury EV: Brains and beauty are a potent combination

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS luxury EV: Brains and beauty are a potent combination

Imagine my surprise when Mercedes-Benz canceled the highly-awaited U.S. debut of its EQC all-electric SUV earlier this year. Instead, the automaker is wielding an arguably bigger and more potent stick with the 2022 EQS luxury SUV. Yes, you can think of the EQS as an all-electric derivative of the S-Class since the former shares most of the latter's cockpit operating structure. However, the differences get more significant the deeper you dig, since the EQS is the first Mercedes built using the German carmaker's all-new, dedicated modular architecture for luxury vehicles.

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Cadillac’s first production V-Series Blackwing sedans raise $430,000 at auction

Cadillac’s first production V-Series Blackwing sedans raise $430,000 at auction

The first manual-equipped production models of the 2022 Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V Blackwing recently sold at auction for $430,000. Both Blackwings went under the hammer at the Barret-Jackson Scottsdale Auction in Arizona to raise funds for Black Ambition, a non-profit PolicyLink organization.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils 2022 EQS interior without MBUX Hyperscreen

Mercedes-Benz unveils 2022 EQS interior without MBUX Hyperscreen

By now, you’re probably familiar with the incoming 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS all-electric luxury sedan, particularly its biggest party-piece: MBUX Hyperscreen. The latest version of MBUX is debuting on the top-of-the-line 2022 EQS, and Hyperscreen’s 53-inch full-width triple panel digital dashboard is unprecedented in the car world.

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Porsche adds Taycan EV to its expanded car subscription service

Porsche adds Taycan EV to its expanded car subscription service

Porsche is adding the Taycan to its subscription program, allowing the EV-curious to book anything from an hour to several months behind the wheel of the performance sedan - as long as they're in the right area. Launched in late 2017, Porsche Drive includes access to a vehicle, plus insurance, servicing, delivery, and all other costs bar fueling - or charging - it up, as the automaker flirts with ways to pull in new drivers.

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X Shore’s Eelex 8000 – the Tesla of electric boats – is coming to the US

X Shore’s Eelex 8000 – the Tesla of electric boats – is coming to the US

EVs aren't just for the road, with Swedish boat-maker X Shore revealing its first model for the US market, the all-electric Eelex 8000. Modeled, apparently, on the South American electric eel, the boat has a 225 kW electric motor capable of propelling it at up to 35 knots with minimal noise in comparison to combustion equivalents.

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2022 BMW Alpina B8 Gran Coupé gives 8 Series a rare and lavish makeover

2022 BMW Alpina B8 Gran Coupé gives 8 Series a rare and lavish makeover

There's a new Alpina in town, and if you demand serious exclusivity to go along with your luxurious - and fast - new BMW, the 2022 Alpina B8 Gran Coupé may do the trick. Third new model set to arrive in the US after the B7 Sedan and the XB7 SUV, as the name suggests the B8 Gran Coupé is based on BMW's 8 Series in its four-door form.

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2021 Volvo XC90 T8 Recharge Review – Luxury first, hybrid second

2021 Volvo XC90 T8 Recharge Review – Luxury first, hybrid second

It's not unreasonable to suggest that Volvo owes a fair amount of its current prestige to the XC90. In 2021 XC90 T8 Recharge form, the plug-in hybrid three-row SUV is the de-facto flagship of the Swedish automaker's range in North America, combining Scandinavian minimalism with a jolt of electric power.

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Porsche is giving Taycan EV early-adopters some good news

Porsche is giving Taycan EV early-adopters some good news

Porsche has new software for the 2020 Taycan, bringing existing owners some of the headline updates from the latest 2021 model year car, though anybody used to Tesla-style OTA feature magic will be disappointed. Improvements around charging and route planning, wireless Apple CarPlay, and even music-themed ambient lighting are all being added in the free upgrade.

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