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2010 Lexus IS 250 C Review

November 01, 2010 EST | Convertibles , Lexus , Luxury Brands

The 2010 Lexus IS 250C offers the refinement and sophistication expected of Toyota's luxury division, but its transformation from sedan to convertible isn't as graceful as other brands' entries. Pros All-weather hardtop, high-quality interior, refined ride with 17-inch wheels, good...

2006 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class reviews

May 03, 2006 EST | Coupes , Luxury Brands , Mercedes-Benz

One of the finest coupes on the road today, the CL is an artful blend of performance, technology and classic luxury that rarely fails to impress. Pros Superbly refined in every respect, dizzying array of high-tech features, classic styling, impressive...

2006 Mercedes-Benz C55 AMG reviews

May 03, 2006 EST | Luxury Brands , Mercedes-Benz , Sedans

Prodigious power, predictable handling and a sharp-looking interior make this one of the most satisfying sport sedans on the market. Pros Tire-shredding torque available at any speed, crisp and predictable handling, still comfortable despite its sporting intentions. Cons No manual...

2006 Maybach 57 reviews

April 27, 2006 EST | Luxury Brands , Maybach , Sedans

Sophisticated and highly customizable, the Maybach 57 is a truly remarkable ultraluxury sedan. Only in conspicuous splendor does it lose out to the Rolls-Royce Phantom. Pros Unbelievably luxurious cabin, smooth ride, handles and accelerates well for a 6,000-pound vehicle. Cons...

2006 Maybach 62 reviews

April 27, 2006 EST | Luxury Brands , Maybach , Sedans

Sophisticated and highly customizable, the Maybach 62 is a truly remarkable ultraluxury sedan. Only in conspicuous splendor does it lose out to the Rolls-Royce Phantom. Pros Unbelievably luxurious cabin, smooth ride, handles and accelerates well for a 6,000-pound vehicle. Cons...

2006 Lincoln Town Car reviews

April 09, 2006 EST | Lincoln , Luxury Brands , Sedans

If you want a big American luxury car for a reasonable price, the Town Car is the only game in town, but similarly priced European and Japanese luxury sedans are better in almost every respect. Pros Roomy interior, quiet cabin,...

2006 Lexus GS 300 reviews

March 29, 2006 EST | Lexus , Luxury Brands , Sedans

Lexus created the quintessential Lexus sport sedan in the GS 300 -- quick, athletic, beautifully built and always refined. Pros Silky-smooth engine, rich interior, commendable blend of luxury and handling, optional all-wheel-drive. Cons Grabby brakes, overly aggressive stability control system....

2006 Lexus ES 330 review

March 29, 2006 EST | Lexus , Luxury Brands , Sedans

A supple ride and a gorgeous interior make this one entry-level luxury sedan that you'll never want to upgrade from. Pros Comprehensive array of luxury and convenience features, superb ride quality, silent cabin, advanced safety technology, excellent reputation for reliability....

2006 Jaguar XJ-Series reviews

March 10, 2006 EST | Jaguar , Luxury Brands , Sedans

An all-aluminum body and high-tech air suspension combined with classic Jaguar styling give the XJ a fighting chance against its German rivals. Pros Supple ride quality, powerful V8 engines, roomy interior, above-average fuel economy, more athletic than you might think....

2006 Jaguar S-Type R reviews

March 10, 2006 EST | Jaguar , Luxury Brands , Sedans

Traditional English styling, combined with performance typically reserved for German rivals, gives the S-Type R unique appeal in a segment full of worthy competitors. Pros Endless torque from supercharged V8, surefooted handling, understated styling enhancements over the regular S-Type, luxurious...

2006 Infiniti FX45 reviews

March 06, 2006 EST | Infiniti , Luxury Brands , SUV's

If you like the styling, the rest of the vehicle isn't likely to let you down, as the FX45 delivers surprisingly adept handling and spirited performance for an SUV. Pros Standout styling, handles like a sport sedan, potent V8 engine,...

2006 Infiniti FX35 reviews

March 06, 2006 EST | Infiniti , Luxury Brands , SUV's

If you're willing to sacrifice a little practicality, the FX35 offers carlike handling and all-weather capability in a package that will never be mistaken for your average Explorer. Pros Standout styling, handles like a sport sedan, roomy interior for four,...

2006 BMW 7 Series review

December 24, 2005 EST | BMW , Luxury Brands , Sedans

A brilliant luxury sedan scarred by senselessly complicated interior controls. However, toned-down styling and an extra dose of power make it easier to enjoy this year. Pros Superb driving dynamics, world-class drivetrains, highly advanced safety systems, dizzying array of features,...

2006 BMW 6 Series review

December 24, 2005 EST | BMW , Convertibles , Coupes , Luxury Brands

The 6 Series may not have the sleek, sexy sheet metal of its Mercedes-Benz rivals, but its satisfying combination of performance, luxury and technology will put you on top of the world. Pros Nimble handling, smooth and quiet ride, endless...

2006 Audi A6 review

December 23, 2005 EST | Audi , Luxury Brands , Sedans , Wagons

Solid performance, an elegant cabin and reasonable pricing make the A6 a worthy competitor in the luxury sedan and wagon class. If you're shopping for a premium midsize car, this one should be on your short list. Pros Elegantly detailed...

2006 Audi A4 review

December 23, 2005 EST | Audi , Convertibles , Luxury Brands , Sedans , Wagons

The A4 is luxurious, sporty, winterproof and a few grand cheaper than BMW's 3 Series. As such, it's one of our favorite entry-luxury cars. Pros Classy, well-constructed interiors; sharp handling; precise steering; available all-wheel drive; generous maintenance program. Cons Engines...

2006 Acura RL review

December 20, 2005 EST | Acura , Luxury Brands , Sedans

Rear-drive, V8-equipped competitors offer more performance and prestige, but if you're looking for an all-wheel-drive luxury sedan loaded with amenities, you won't find a better qualified candidate than Acura's RL. Pros Sophisticated all-wheel-drive system improves handling and straight-line grip, smooth...

2006 Acura MDX review

December 20, 2005 EST | Acura , Luxury Brands , SUV's

Although bland alongside athletic competitors like the BMW X5 and Infiniti FX, Acura's highly functional MDX will appeal to families seeking a premium SUV with three rows of seating. Pros Room for seven passengers or serious amounts of cargo, gutsy...

2006 Porsche Cayman S

November 16, 2005 EST | Coupes , Luxury Brands , Porsche

More than just a Boxster S with a lid, the Cayman S embodies the soul and heart of history's best Porsches. Pros Supreme handling characteristics, pinpoint steering, strong brakes, generous luggage capacity. Cons Options are costly, audio and climate controls...

2006 Porsche Cayenne review

November 16, 2005 EST | Luxury Brands , Porsche , SUV's

Awkward-looking but thrilling behind the wheel, the Cayenne is a thoroughly capable vehicle that makes good on its Porsche nameplate. Pros Exemplary performance on the street, packed with the latest hardware and luxury features, opulent cabin, solid towing capacity. Cons...

2006 Porsche Boxster review

November 16, 2005 EST | Convertibles , Luxury Brands , Porsche

A midengine design and classic Porsche styling, not to mention sublime steering and brakes, give the Boxster appeal that's hard to ignore. Pros Supreme handling characteristics, pinpoint steering, plenty of usable power especially in "S" model, usable cargo compartment, fast...

2006 Mercedes-Benz E-Class reviews

November 06, 2005 EST | Luxury Brands , Mercedes-Benz , Sedans

Although it costs more than its peers, a combination of excellent driving dynamics, numerous safety and luxury features and high style make the E-Class one of our favorites. Pros Sleek and dignified design inside and out, pleasing blend of ride...

2006 Jaguar S-Type review

October 14, 2005 EST | Jaguar , Luxury Brands , Sedans

A solid all-around luxury sedan, the S-Type is exactly what you would expect from Jaguar in terms of style, form and function. Pros Elegantly appointed interiors, solid all-around performance, classic British styling, full load of standard safety equipment. Cons A...

2006 Jaguar X-Type reviews

October 14, 2005 EST | Jaguar , Luxury Brands , Sedans

A decent entry-level luxury sedan that's outclassed by its European rivals in the important areas of interior furnishings and driving dynamics. Only worth considering if you've got to have the style of a Jaguar. Pros Comfortable highway ride, standard all-wheel...

Review: 2006 BMW 3 Series

July 23, 2005 EST | BMW , Convertibles , Coupes , Luxury Brands , SUV's , Sedans

Improving upon the ultimate driving machine benchmark, this is unequivocally the best car in the entry-luxury category. Pros Still the standard when it comes to perfectly sorted vehicle dynamics, high-quality interior materials and outstanding handling. Cons Still costs more than...

Preview: 2007 Infiniti GT-R midsize coupe

July 16, 2005 EST | Coupes , Infiniti , Luxury Brands

It may end up wearing an Infiniti badge, but this next generation Skyline should have all the attitude of its Nissan cousins. What Edmunds Knows: After years of rumors and intense lobbying by Nissan enthusiasts in the U.S., Nissan chief...

2007 Lexus LF-A compact coupe

July 10, 2005 EST | Lexus , Luxury Brands , Sports Cars

Lexus doesn't have much of a reputation for performance or dynamic styling, but a production version of the LF-A concept could change all that. What We Know: Lexus has been considering a high dollar, two passenger sportscar for some time...

Review: 2005 Lincoln Town Car

July 02, 2005 EST | Lincoln , Luxury Brands , Sedans

If you want a big American luxury car for a reasonable price, the Town Car is the only game in town, but equivalently priced European and Japanese luxury sedans are better in almost every respect. Pros Roomy interior, quiet cabin,...

Preview: 2007 Lincoln Aviator Midsize SUV

July 02, 2005 EST | Lincoln , Luxury Brands , SUV's

What Edmunds.com Says: With a brand-new platform, the Aviator will be refashioned as more of a sport wagon in order to compete with the likes of the Lexus RX 330....

Review: 2005 Aston Martin DB9

June 17, 2005 EST | Coupes , Luxury Brands

This gorgeous supercar from Aston Martin offers an opulent cabin and strong performance wrapped in a package every bit as stunning as its Italian counterparts. Pros Sleek styling, V12 power, unique British character, stunning instrument cluster and wood finishes, high-tech...

Road test: 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca

June 15, 2005 EST | Luxury Brands , SUV's , Subaru

Having cleared the performance hurdle with the 227-horsepower WRX and the 300-hp WRX STi, the Japanese automaker is moving on to the midsize SUV market with the 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca, a seven-passenger vehicle designed to go up against the...

Review: 2005 Volkswagen Touareg

June 13, 2005 EST | Luxury Brands , SUV's , Volkswagen

Volkswagen Touareg 2005 is an enticing blend of the pavement-dwelling crossover and the rugged off-roader swathed in Volkswagen style. Pros Upscale interior, polished road manners, true off-road capability, solid construction, lengthy standard equipment list, available V10 diesel. Cons Lousy fuel...

2005 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

June 11, 2005 EST | Luxury Brands , Mercedes-Benz , Sedans

Although it costs more than its peers, a combination of excellent driving dynamics, numerous safety and luxury features and high style make the E-Class one of our favorites. Pros Sleek and dignified design inside and out, pleasing blend of ride...

2005 BMW 3 Series

June 11, 2005 EST | BMW , Luxury Brands , Sedans

What's New for 2005 A power moonroof and Myrtle wood trim are now standard on all models. Brushed aluminum column trim is available as a no-cost option. Front lumbar support has been added to the Premium Package for all 325...

2005 Acura MDX

May 22, 2005 EST | Acura , Luxury Brands , SUV's

Instead of dilution, Acura has been able to stay focused on its one offering and make sure it's as good as it can be. The MDX is meticulously engineered to serve a specific purpose, much like a good set of...

2005 Lexus RX 330

May 10, 2005 EST | Lexus , Luxury Brands , SUV's

Early January this year Lexus sprung a pleasant surprise on its followers by announcing and unveiling a Special Edition of the 2005 Lexus RX 330. They did this last January 9, 2005 at the North American International Auto Show in...

Audi A6 launched in India

April 30, 2005 EST | Audi , Luxury Brands , Sedans

As the Indian luxury car market is growing where customers are looking for more comfort, German car manufacturer Audi rolls into India with launching the new luxury Audi A6 sedan in Mumbai on Tuesday. The car is equipped with 3-litre...