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14 hrs ago |

5 minutes with a 2015 Acura TLX

While the mid-sized luxury sedan market is chalk full of choices from the BMW 3 Series to the Audi A4 and beyond, Acura is taking a step into the ring with the TLX. Now that the TL and TSX models are permanently being retired from the Acura lineup, the TLX takes center stage with luxury appointed options and a sporty ride.


Related Topix: Acura, Acura TLX, Sedan, BMW, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Convertible, Hatchback, Audi A4, Audi, Acura TSX, Acura TL

18 hrs ago | The Car Connection

Ford Fiesta Recall, 2015 BMW 3-Series, 2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed: What's New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection : 2015 BMW 3-Series Review The lineup of 2015 BMW 3-Series models is looking quite different than it did just a couple of years ago. Yes, coupes and convertibles have flown the coop ; but with the introduction of new Gran Turismo hatchback models to the lineup, as well as a Sports Wagon.


Related Topix: BMW, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Convertible, Sedan, Bentley, Bentley Mulsanne

Yesterday | Motor Trend

2015 BMW X4 xDrive28i, xDrive35i First TestBecause I Can

Every product on the market has a business case. A product the market doesn't want or need won't be successful.


Related Topix: SUV, BMW, BMW X4, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Convertible, Hatchback, BMW X3, Sedan, BMW X6, BMW X5, BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Door Reminder

Personal luxury: 2014 BMW 4 Series ConvertiblePersonal luxury: 2014...

Personal luxury: 2014 BMW 4 Series Convertible Vehicle embodies very essence of dynamics and aesthetic appeal in premium segment Check out this story on Launched as the latest generation of BMW's sporty mid-size Convertible, the new 4 Series Convertible embodies the very essence of dynamics and aesthetic appeal in the premium segment. The "4" in its title headlines this new product line for the Convertible and emphasizes not only its stand-out design, but represents something more than its BMW 3 Series cousins - 3+1, if you will.


Related Topix: Coupe, Convertible, BMW 4 Series, BMW, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, BMW 6 Series, BMW M, Autos

Digital Trends

Tesla CEO: Our cars will be fully autonomous 'in the five or six-year time frame'

The self-driving car debate continues to rage with strong opinions on both sides, but that isn't stopping major automakers from progressing toward autonomy. Tesla CEO Elon Musk , speaking with Japanese news source Nikkei , recently said that his company will produce partially self-driving vehicles in three years, with more advancements to follow soon after.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Convertible, Sedan, BMW, Autos


Why Electric Car Owners Don't Want Gasoline Loaners From Their Dealers

It's often said by electric-car owners and advocates that once you start driving electric, you never want to go back. Now it appears that at least a handful of car dealers are learning that the principle extends even to loaner cars from the dealership.


Related Topix: Auto Dealers, BMW, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, BMW i3, Convertible, Hatchback, Sedan, Tesla Model S

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Korea Herald

New Mercedes C-Class nears perfection

Despite its almost unrivaled luxury styling and interior, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class has long been considered less fun to drive compared to its potent rival, the BMW 3 Series. But the all-new C-Class, equipped with enhanced driving agility, no longer appears content to play the role of a low-key luxury cruiser.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Hatchback, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Hybrid, BMW

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Car Connection

Jaguar Xe, Mercedes Amg GT, Disco In Space: The Week In Reverse

Put away the rumors and illustrations--the 2017 Jaguar XE is now reality. The long-awaited BMW 3-Series fighter promises to be a true sport sedan in every sense, with rear-wheel drive, a lightweight aluminum body and initially, an exciting 340-horsepower supercharged V-6 engine.


Related Topix: Jaguar XE, Jaguar, Convertible, Sedan, BMW, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Cadillac, Cadillac SLS, Cadillac CTS, Land Rover, SUV, Land Rover Discovery Sport


2014 BMW M235i Luxury Coupe Review

Automotive evolution can be cruel, as the survival of the fittest doesn't necessarily guarantee that our nostalgic memories of yesteryear will be preserved in the pursuit of ever-widening profit margins and market share. Over the course of the past decade BMW has been willing to move away from the connected and direct sport-infused models of its past in favor of the cushy, and extremely popular luxury rides that now populate its showrooms.


Related Topix: Coupe, BMW 2 Series, Convertible, BMW, BMW M, Hatchback, BMW 1 Series, Wagon, Hybrid, BMW M3, Sedan, BMW 4 Series


Mercedes-Amg GT, Jaguar Xe, Ferrari Ceo Quits: The Week In Reverse

Ferrari's CEO Luca di Montezemolo resigns his position, the Mercedes-AMG GT was unveiled in Stuttgart, and the Jaguar XE hits the stage in the UK. It's The Week In Reverse, right here at Motor Authority.


Related Topix: Jaguar XE, Jaguar, Convertible, Sedan, Automakers, Fiat Spa, BMW, Coupe, BMW 2 Series, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Mercedes-Benz


2016 Mercedes-Amg GT, 2015 Lexus RC F, New Batmobile: This Week's Top Photos

The 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT finally made its debut this week, and from just its looks alone the car was certainly worth the wait. The new sports car is the second dedicated model from Mercedes tuner AMG and not only is it more stunning than the SLS AMG it replaces it's going to be cheaper too.


Related Topix: Lexus RC F, Lexus, Coupe, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Mercedes-Benz, Audi TT, Audi, Hatchback, BMW, BMW M4, Wagon, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Sedan, Hybrid

Thu Sep 11, 2014


Invest In Yourself With A College Education

How would you like to invest $21,964 and have it turn into $2 million? Thousands of people do it. Their investment strategy involves a four-year commitment to education.


Related Topix: Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, Wagon, Hybrid, Sedan, BMW


Auto Express Comparison Test: Porsche Macan vs. BMW X4 - The Porsche Macan Wins

We see if bold new BMW X4 SUV has beating of class-leading Porsche Macan rival BMW likes its niches: the 3 Series compact executive range has expanded to include a variety of bodystyles, and the company has even added the 4 Series badge to cover two-door versions. Now it's the turn of the X3 SUV to get a range expansion with the launch of the X4.


Related Topix: SUV, BMW, BMW X4, Porsche, Porsche Macan, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Convertible, Hatchback, BMW X3, Sedan, Autos

Indian Drives

Price Revealed

Jaguar XE sedan that could have made the debut some years back, is now finally unveiled with huge fanfare at Earls Court in London, UK. The company's compact sedan in rivalry with BMW 3-Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Audi A4 , is positioned below the XF and the flagship sedan XJ.


Related Topix: Jaguar XE, Jaguar, Convertible, Sedan, Coupe, Wagon, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Hatchback, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Hybrid, Audi A4, Audi, Jaguar XF, Jaguar XJ-Series

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Paul Tan's Automotive News

DRIVEN: Mercedes-Benz W205 C-Class in France

If there's one thing you can be sure of, it's that a shinier and sleeker missile will be deployed every cycle in the see-saw arms race that is the premium executive sedan segment. While no longer the starting point, it continues to define the market in many ways, so a swanky projectile that offers excellent penetration is a must - the category is still the key one in pulling in buyers making their entry into the premium segment, bragging rights, brand clout, that sort of thing.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Hatchback, Convertible, Mercedes-Benz, Sedan, Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, BMW, Lexus, Lexus Is

Los Angeles Times

BMW reveals all-new 2 Series convertibles

Three versions of the 2015 drop-top will be available when the 2 Series convertible goes on sale early next year. The compact four-seater replaces the 1 Series convertible, which sold more than 130,000 copies worldwide.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Convertible, Sedan, BMW, Autos

Canada NewsWire

BMW Group Sales Continue to Grow in August

Sales for the first eight months of the year are also higher than in any previous year with a total of 1,330,077 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles sold, an increase of 6,7% over the same period in 2013 . today.


Related Topix: BMW Motorcycle, Motorcycles, BMW, Wagon, Hybrid, BMW 5 Series, Sedan, SUV, Coupe, BMW i3, Hatchback, Convertible, BMW X5, BMW X3

Tue Sep 09, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

The thrill of driving hell for leather on the ice

I'm really hoping that any males out there who start to read this story stick with me to the end, because whenever I've tried to tell any blokes I know about my BMW Alpine xDrive experience, they turn green with envy and stalk off before I'm done. Yes, it seems as though driving a range of brand new high-performance, absolutely gorgeous BMWs around for a day on the snow is something every fellow would like to do, and I can report, ladies, that it's something we're rather good at, too.


Related Topix: SUV, BMW, BMW X6, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Convertible, Hatchback, Sedan, BMW M3, BMW X5 M, BMW X1, BMW X5

Detroit News

Jaguar's cheapest sedan targets less affluent in volume push

Jaguar is introducing a new entry-level sedan, challenging BMW AG's most popular model, as part of a push by the British brand to triple sales by building vehicles more people can afford. The XE saloon, as the car style is known in the U.K., will be Jaguar's cheapest vehicle at 27,000 pounds when it goes on sale next year to rival the likes of the BMW 3-Series.


Related Topix: Jaguar XE, Jaguar, Convertible, Sedan, Jaguar F-Type, Jaguar X-Type, Coupe, Wagon, BMW, Hybrid, Hatchback, Audi A4, Audi, Maserati, Maserati Ghibli

Brandon Sun

A roundup of new models: brand by brand, what's ahead for 2015

Sales of small crossover SUVs are booming in the U.S., and automakers are responding quickly with new entries in the 2015 model year. Ten brands - Audi, BMW, Chevrolet, Honda, Jeep, Lexus, Lincoln, Maserati, Mercedes and Tesla - are rolling out new vehicles to cash in on the buying binge.


Related Topix: Audi, Audi A8, Sedan, Audi A3, Audi S8, Audi V8, SUV, Wagon, Hatchback, Convertible, Audi Q3, BMW, Coupe, Hybrid


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