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The Battle of Mid-size Luxury Sedans

The mid-size luxury sedan segment is heating up and may have the most exciting offerings we have seen in quite some time. While there are some legends in the segment including the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, BMW 3 Series, and the Lexus GS, the segment is heating up with newcomers like the Hyundai Genesis (now known as the Genesis G80), the upcoming all-new Lincoln Continental and Volvo S90 along with the recently upgraded Cadillac CTS. With that in mind, we decided to take a look at the offerings and break them down…

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Quick Comparisons: 2016 BMW X5 vs Mercedes-Benz GLE

Luxury SUV drivers, typically loyal to one brand, can take stock of two top players in their spaces, the 2016 BMW X5 vs Mercedes-Benz GLE. Safety The X5 received the perfect 5-Star overall score by the National Highway Safety Administration while the GLE was named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute (IIHS). The GLE comes with forward collision warning but doesn’t have the automatic forward-collision braking of the X5. Both models have adaptive cruise control, blind spot monitoring, lane-departure warnings, and side curtain airbags. The BMW takes it…

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The BMW iNEXT Gives Back to the Future

From the makers of the automobile with the slogan, “The Ultimate Driving Machine,” comes the announcement of the iNEXT, BMW’s replacement of the plugged-in 7-Series, slated for a 2021 release. The decision to shift brand focus from the conventional octane luxury driver to next generation electromobility, digital connectivity and intelligent design was “an emotional one,’” stated Harald Kruger, Chairman of the Board, at the 96th Annual General Meeting in Germany. He continued with, “It is always better to make a decision than to wait—and the purchase incentive will directly benefit…

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20 Manufacturers Have Committed to Standard Automatic Emergency Braking

Today’s cars are much safer than they were even ten years ago. As infotainment technology has progressed so too has the technology that keeps us alive in the event of an accident. Well, now safety on the road will improve even more than before as 20 automakers have committed to standard automatic emergency braking (AEB) in their vehicles. Automatic or autonomous emergency braking is a system that helps prevent crashes before they even occur by sensing an impending collision and taking control of the brakes to initiate stopping. Whether the…

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2016 NYIAS: 2017 BMW M760i xDrive

At a glance: The 2017 BMW M760i xDrive is the closest we’ll get to the M7, as of right now. Power comes from a 6.6-liter twin turbo V12 making 610 horsepower. Sales start later in early 2017.   While many enthusiasts have longed for BMW to create an M7, the German automaker has not given in. However, at the 2016 New York Auto Show, BMW showed its new M760i xDrive, which is the closest we’ll get to an M7 right now. Power comes from a 6.6-liter twin turbo V12 engine…

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