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Luxury Cars

Certified Pre-Owned: Do or Don't?

Brian Moody | Posted 05.29.2015 | Business
Brian Moody

There are three types of answers I just can't stand to hear. Any answer that begins with an all-knowing "So...," "Yes and no," or "It depends," all drive me completely bananas. On the surface, these answers seem weak and evasive, but dig deeper.

The Next Ten Years in Luxury Cars

Dieter Zetsche | Posted 05.07.2015 | Business
Dieter Zetsche

When I think of how the past relates to the future of the automobile I first think of this story. It is a wonderfully human illustration of how, beginning in the late 19th Century, the car provided a life-changing luxury: the ability to go where you want when you want.

Lexus RX300: A Classic Car

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 06.10.2015 | Technology
Elizabeth Sobieski

I test drove the RX300 and it was the quietest vehicle I had ever encountered. Its ride was so much smoother than the other luxury brands: the Mercedes, the Infiniti, and the larger Lexus SUV, the LX, all built on truck platforms.

What Makes Luxury Cars So Expensive?

Quora | Posted 05.19.2015 | Money
Quora

A lot of people believe that luxury cars cost more than regular cars because of their superior quality parts, their bigger and better options, because they're made from more expensive materials, etc. This is only partially correct.

Enjoying Your Shiny New SUV? (My Junk Heap Will Bury It)

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.08.2014 | Fifty
Peter Mandel

Everyone nowadays seems to enjoy new-car interior air. But give me a whiff, any time, that brings back memories of adventures and interesting trips over a bunch of years. Here's a look at a few automobiles that I'd pick in a second over a Lexus, that I would drive again with pride -- if only they were still here.

Unexpected Modern Status Symbols

Emily Guy Birken | Posted 08.03.2014 | Money
Emily Guy Birken

It's hardly surprising to learn that status-seeking individuals choose to buy goods and services based on how impressive the cost is. What is disconcerting is to realize that it's not just that typical high-prestige goods like handbags, luxury cars and the like that can become markers of status.

This Car Is The Definition Of 'Stupid Rich'

Gregory Fink | Posted 03.05.2014 | Technology

Someone at German car-tuning firm Carlsson must have been listening to Trinidad James while working on the Mercedes-Benz S-Class CS50 Versailles, beca...

Luxury Electric Cars

Departures Magazine | Posted 05.05.2014 | Travel
Departures Magazine

A plug-in isn't the only feature that will make you feel like you're learning to drive all over again. From Cadillac to Mercedes, BMW to Tesla, here's...

Retail Chatter #6

June Haynes | Posted 04.28.2014 | Business
June Haynes

Luxury retailers should take note of the old saying, "Don't judge a book by its cover." If you want to attract this future generation of leaders, adapt to their beliefs that, luxury is not a symbol of achievement, rather a promise to self that "You Can Achieve."

Exploiting Familial Ideals for a Car

Alissa Fleck | Posted 03.04.2014 | HuffPost Home
Alissa Fleck

Is anyone else more than a little crushed when images of gooey, familial perfection splash dazzlingly across the screen to a backdrop of dramatic music swelling to an emotional climax, only to have this scene culminate in an advertisement for the latest, greatest luxury vehicle?

A Craptastic Car Never Looked So Fancy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.16.2013 | Comedy

If you were an Orlando-based filmmaker named Luke Aker, and needed to sell your 1996 Maxima GLE Sport Sedan, what would you do? 1. Put an ad on Cr...

You Could Drive One Of These On Your Next Trip

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.20.2013 | Travel

Do you dream of driving around in a sleek sports car, but can't exactly afford to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars for one? When you travel,...

Which Is Better: a Porsche or Ferrari?

Quora | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Moisey Uretsky, Cofounder DigitalOcean.com I've decided to chime and give you a bit of ...

It's All About The Bling

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 01.15.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Headlights, grilles and other doodads are stepping up and popping out on cars. Car bling is proliferating, from daytime running lights tha...

10 Luxury Cars That Are Most Likely To Be Stolen

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 08.10.2012 | Money

Every 40 seconds a car in the United States is stolen, according to the most recent FBI data on auto theft. While the Toyota Camry takes home the ...

Former Luxury Car Executives May Face Criminal Charges

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German prosecutors will soon decide whether to bring criminal charges of market manipulation against the former top management o...

Lexus Rolls Out the Cars and Stars

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 10.01.2012 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

The cars and stars shone brightly on a balmy San Francisco evening, as the top deck of the Metreon became the lavish location for Japanese automaker Lexus to introduce its new line.

Your Ride Is Here (VIDEO)

Bus 52 | Posted 09.15.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

Imagine having the stress of a journey to a chemotherapy appointment taken away by having a luxury car like a Rolls Royce or an Aston Martin arrive at your door. This is exactly what might happen when you get a call from Your Ride Is Here.

China's New Taste For Luxury Cars

Reuters | Posted 07.23.2012 | Business

BEIJING, May 24 (Reuters) - BMW Group expects its China sales to rise 25-30 percent this year, Chief Financial Officer Friedrich Eichiner told repor...

GWU Kids Drive REALLY Nice Cars, We Mean It (PHOTOS)

Posted 02.24.2012 | College

Bill Gates would fit right in at George Washington University. The Washington D.C.' school's student newspaper, The Hatchet, readily admitsadmits i...

Car Prices Expected To Go Up If Economy Improves

AP | Posted 02.05.2012 | Business

LAS VEGAS -- Car buyers will likely pay more for new and used cars this year as the economy improves. That's according to the National Automobile Dea...

Pileup On Japanese Freeway Damages A Dozen Luxury Cars

AP | Posted 02.03.2012 | World

TOKYO -- An outing of luxury sportscar enthusiasts in Japan ended in an expensive freeway pileup – smashing a stunning eight Ferraris, a Lamborg...

World's Most Luxurious Ambulance Service

Mark C. Miller | Posted 12.27.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

"This is not your father's ambulance," remarked Platinum Ambulance president Roger Pelham, 43. "Everything from the tires to the engine to the hand-carved, imported mahogany interior is state-of-the-art."

Gucci Hits The Road

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 10.19.2011 | Style

If you're looking for a fashionable ride, look no further: Gucci has upped the automobile game. According to the New York Times, the fashion label ...

Massive LA-To-NY Cocaine Ring Busted

Patch | Judy Mottl | Posted 10.03.2011 | Crime

The eight-month investigation netted 32 kilos of cocaine worth an estimated $3 million, nearly $900,000 in cash, illegal steroids, a cocaine press for...