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 |  Oct 06 2014, 1:02 PM

What is Nappa Leather?

From boots to bags and wallets to watch bands, leather is a premium material. In many ways it’s synonymous with luxury. Could you imagine if Prada knitted purses out of yarn or if Rolls-Royce covered its seats with burlap? These ultra-premium products owe much of their appeal to the humble cow.

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 |  Sep 16 2014, 11:38 AM

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Porsche is building a version of the 981 Boxster that will make 211 hp as well as a Cayman with the same minimized output.

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Who Buys a Rolls-Royce?

6 Amazing Facts About People Who Buy the World's Most Luxurious Cars

 |  Sep 06 2014, 9:01 AM

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Are you a social media-savvy entrepreneur? Then you might own a Rolls-Royce.

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 |  Aug 07 2014, 3:02 PM

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Daimler is expanding its stake in Aston Martin as a part of the previously announced for AMG to provide engines to the British exotic car builder.

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 |  Jul 31 2014, 5:33 PM

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Lexus has dismissed the notion that a luxury car could be priced under $30,000.

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 |  Jun 12 2014, 10:45 AM

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Rolls-Royce is reportedly code-naming its SUV after the world’s largest diamond.

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 |  Apr 23 2014, 10:15 AM

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Under its new Chinese owner, Fisker might be back to selling its plug-in hybrid luxury sedans by next year.

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 |  Apr 09 2014, 10:42 AM

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Based on the Mulsanne, Bentley will showcase a plug-in hybid concept car during the Beijing Auto Show on April 20. 

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 |  Apr 02 2014, 12:25 PM

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The awesome V6 engine that’s used in the awesomer Jaguar F-Type, will soon find another home in the upcoming Jaguar XE sport-sedan.

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 |  Mar 11 2014, 10:15 AM

Audi TT Coup

Audi is riding a wave of success, promising 17 new or refreshed models within the year, beginning with the Audi A3 sedan and TT sports car.

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 |  Mar 04 2014, 7:01 AM

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Jaguar confirmed today that its upcoming BMW 3 Series fighter will be called the XE and that U.S. customers will be able to buy it in 2016, following a global launch this year.

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 |  Mar 04 2014, 5:31 AM

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After revealing its new RC350 F Sport and wild GT3 concept cars at the Geneva Motor Show today, Lexus has confirmed its next product will arrive soon at the Beijing Motor Show.

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 |  Feb 24 2014, 9:02 AM

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An overwhelming majority of the cars Rolls-Royce sold in 2013 were individually customized for their owners.

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 |  Feb 17 2014, 11:01 AM

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For decades, automakers have continued to develop the technology to make car seats comfier, and now self-adjusting seats might be the answer for the future.

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 |  Feb 11 2014, 4:00 AM

Mercedes-Benz S 500 4MATIC Coupé Edition 1 (C 217) 2013

Mercedes just officially revealed its 2015 S-Class Coupe ahead of the in-person debut at next month’s Geneva Motor Show.

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 |  Feb 06 2014, 12:04 PM

2014 BMW 740Ld xDrive Live Photo

BMW LITERALLY made a BIG reveal right here at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2015 740Ld xDrive is a long-wheelbase version of the brand’s already gargantuan 7 Series flagship, but with a twist. It features all-wheel drive and a diesel engine.

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 |  Feb 04 2014, 10:45 AM

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Aston Martin is expanding an earlier recall to include 5,001 more models with fragile gas pedals that might break. 

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 |  Jan 15 2014, 12:02 PM

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California-based electric car maker Tesla says it delivered about 22,300 Model S electric luxury sedans in 2013.

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 |  Jan 15 2014, 7:58 AM

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Infiniti boss, Johan de Nysschen, revealed that the Japanese automaker, in partnership with Mercedes parent company Daimler, are developing a new platform that will result in four models.

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 |  Jan 09 2014, 1:32 PM

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Bentley will occupy its booth in Detroit next week with the Continental GT V8 S.

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 |  Dec 19 2013, 5:00 AM

2013 Acura TL SH-AWD

Acura will complete its lineup refresh with a new model called the TLX, which will debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January.

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 |  Dec 19 2013, 4:59 AM

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Acura will cut its product portfolio from six to five models next year, confirming today that the TSX sedan will be discontinued in 2014.

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 |  Nov 23 2013, 10:01 AM

2015 audi s3

Starting at under $30,000 the new Audi A3 is set to stir up the entry-level luxury segment, but those with a few extra dollars to spend will be able to upgrade to the high performance Audi S3.

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 |  Nov 22 2013, 3:01 PM

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With the goal of making its sales chart as steep as a right angle, Porsche has unveiled its second SUV… and a more affordable one at that.

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