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Long Term Arrival: 2021 Volvo XC40 T5 R-Design AWD

Long Term Arrival: 2021 Volvo XC40 T5 R-Design AWD

“The tricky thing when trying to establish your brand as a player in the luxury stratosphere is pushing yourself past merely premium accoutrement. This is what confronts marketers from marques such as Acura, Buick, Genesis, Infiniti, and Volvo when proving bona fides against established German luxury.” Check out this article from Motor Trend for the full story. Link To Article

2021 Lexus LS500 First Test: Weird in a Good Way

2021 Lexus LS500 First Test: Weird in a Good Way

“”Who is this car for?” That’s what my buddy Mike asked as he looked around the 2021 Lexus LS500. Mike was in from out of town, tasked with housesitting a hilltop pad in ritzy Bel Air—a locale where luxury automobiles like the LS blend in. He likes cars, so I brought the big Lexus over for him to …

Aston Martin Valhalla Won’t Use Aston Martin-Designed V-6 Engine

Aston Martin Valhalla Won’t Use Aston Martin-Designed V-6 Engine

In a surprising reversal, Aston boss Tobias Moers says a Mercedes engine will power the company’s ambitious mid-engine Valhalla supercar. “The Aston Martin Valhalla is a genuinely ambitious project from the storied British automaker: A lightweight, mid-engine hypercar aimed at models like the Ferrari SF90 Stradale. Back when it was known only by its code name, AM-RB 003, …