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2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed is a 208 mph celebration of W12 power

2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed is a 208 mph celebration of W12 power

Bentley's most fearsome version of its sports coupe, the new 2022 Continental GT Speed, has roared out of the shadows today, bringing with it 650 horsepower to play with. While the British luxury automaker may be readying its complete transition to electrification, the GT Speed is a welcome reminder that there's still a reason to be very excited about W12 engines.

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This Lexus IS Wax Edition is perfect for vinyl purists

This Lexus IS Wax Edition is perfect for vinyl purists

No, we’re not talking about vinyl body wrapping, which the Lexus IS Wax Edition sports with pride. We mean vinyl records from the past, specifically a full-size 12-inch record player specifically built inside your car, and the Lexus IS Wax Edition is precisely that.

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2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Launch Edition is limited to 500 units

2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport Launch Edition is limited to 500 units

After revealing the 2022 Lexus IS 500 F Sport with its naturally-aspirated V8 engine, the premium Japanese automaker has also unveiled a limited-edition Launch Edition model of its latest sport-luxury sedan. The Lexus IS 500 F Sport Launch Edition is limited to 500 units and is exclusive to the North American market.

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2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T RWD Review – Four-wheel temptation

2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T RWD Review – Four-wheel temptation

It's perhaps a measure of how much you like a car, that you still want to drive it even when that's perhaps ill-advised. Taking a supercar to do grocery shopping - and then playing paper towel Tetris in the parking lot as you try to fit everything into the trunk - is a good example, and to that I can add trying to coax a rear-wheel drive 2021 Genesis GV80 to play nicely in the Midwest snow.

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The electric 911 is giving Porsche a carbon-neutral headache

The electric 911 is giving Porsche a carbon-neutral headache

Porsche is punting the iconic 911 to the back of the line as it works to electrify its performance car range, with a full-EV version proving to be a challenge that the German automaker may simply give up on. The company recently announced its second all-electric model, the Taycan Cross Turismo, a crossover-wagon version of the Taycan sedan, though it's also gung-ho about plug-in hybrids.

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Hunter Douglas Duette Motorized Shades Review – Room with a PowerView

Hunter Douglas Duette Motorized Shades Review – Room with a PowerView

Smart lighting may be the easiest route into home automation, but nothing quite wows like motorized shades. Arguably the king of the category is Hunter Douglas, with a range of shades, blinds, rollers, shutters and more so wide, you'd be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. If you've got an unusual window, though, that flexibility really pays off.

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Lucid Motors Air EV gets a Dolby Atmos cabin

Lucid Motors Air EV gets a Dolby Atmos cabin

Dolby Atmos is gradually arriving in more living rooms, but now the surround sound system is getting ready to pull up in its first car, thanks to a deal with Lucid Motors. The Lucid Air - the automaker's upcoming luxury electric car - will be the first time Dolby Atmos has been offered on four wheels, with a whopping 21 speakers squeezed into the cabin.

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2022 BMW i4 all-electric sedan blends M power with decent range

2022 BMW i4 all-electric sedan blends M power with decent range

BMW has revealed its newest all-electric car, with the new BMW i4 making its four-door debut today. Set to go on sale later this year, the i4 is an electric take on what's traditionally been the bread and butter of BMW's line-up, a sports sedan that promises not to sacrifice driving enthusiasm just because it does away with a gas engine.

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BMW iDrive 8 embraces big screens, fewer buttons, 5G and the road to autonomy

BMW iDrive 8 embraces big screens, fewer buttons, 5G and the road to autonomy

Get ready for the next-generation BMW dashboard, with the automaker revealing BMW iDrive 8, the newest iteration of its infotainment system. Previewed earlier this year, and set to debut on the upcoming BMW iX and i4 all-electric cars, iDrive 8 will bring bigger and more cohesive displays, a paring-back of physical buttons, and a gateway into eventual autonomy as the maker of "The Ultimate Driving Machine" navigates its way through a driverless future.

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2021 Lexus RX 450h Review – A victim of its own success

2021 Lexus RX 450h Review – A victim of its own success

The RX, Lexus likes to remind us, helped invent the luxury crossover SUV category, but lately it's struggling to avoid being eclipsed by the rivals it inspired. The 2021 RX 450h F Sport AWD is the automaker's answer, combining its eye-catching style with what have long been the Lexus hallmarks of refined road manners and a plush cabin.

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2022 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer: The Pinnacle of American Luxury SUVs

2022 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer: The Pinnacle of American Luxury SUVs

The 2022 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are concepts coming to life. First seen in concept form last year, the 2022 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are ushering a new luxury sub-brand of the Jeep marquee. Offering V8 power, seating for up to eight, and abundant luxury features, the latest Wagoneers are aiming straight at the heart of three-row luxury stalwarts like the new Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator.

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2022 Infiniti QX60 features a revolutionary direct coupling all-wheel drivetrain

2022 Infiniti QX60 features a revolutionary direct coupling all-wheel drivetrain

Japanese premium automaker Infiniti is constantly drip-feeding new information regarding its soon-to-be-launched 2022 QX60 seven-seat SUV. Last month, Infiniti announced that the latest QX60 is ditching the brand’s archaic CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) to make room for an all-new nine-speed automatic gearbox. This, we figure, is a necessary move to heighten the QX60’s driving dynamics without penalizing comfort, responsiveness, and fuel economy.

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