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Morgan Plus 8 50th Anniversary Edition teased for Geneva

British coachbuilder Morgan has teased a 50th Anniversary Edition of the Plus 8 sports car, which will be revealed in full at the Geneva Motor Show on 6 March. Just 50 units will be built, and Morgan has confirmed that 50th Anniversary Edition will be the final time the company makes use of the 4.8-litre, naturally aspirated V8 BMW engine used in the Plus 8 since the car’s rebirth in 2012. • Best sports cars to buy 2018 Half a…

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Uber Launches Express Pool to Conquer the Commute

Today, Uber is launching its latest innovation in ride-hailing, one it has spent the past year spinning up. There’s new tech architecture, a novel user interface, and in-app intro schemes to teach the rider how to use the new service. This innovation, though, isn’t on your phone. It’s in your feet. Instead of providing door-to-door service, Uber’s new Express Pool product asks app users to walk a block or two to a meeting spot. They might be dropped off a…

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Old And New Peugeot 508 Side-By-Side

Peugeot has just taken the wraps off its all-new 508 sedan, which means it’s already about time to compare the car with the previous version, which was itself revealed at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.  On sale in 2011, the 508 replaced the 407 and 607 models, and received a mid-life refresh in 2014. That restyle upgraded both the look and the range of engines. It is this most recent facelifted version of the 508 that we have chosen to compare with the second-generation model that…

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New Report from Edmunds.com Reveals Luxury SUVs Will Outsell Luxury Cars for the First Time

SANTA MONICA, CA — December 8, 2016 — In 2016, luxury SUVs will outsell luxury cars in the U.S. for the first time, according to the new Luxury Market Report from Edmunds.com, the leading car shopping and information network. Luxury SUVs are on pace to secure 55 percent share of the market, and Edmunds analysts predict this gap will widen further in 2017 to 60 percent. “Low gas prices, changing consumer tastes and attractive new vehicles are creating the perfect…

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“Car technology is turning the colourful tapestry of European driving styles into a miserable morass of badly driven metal”

From the moment I passed my test I felt that my driving licence would be a passport to adventure. Admittedly for the first handful of years these ‘adventures’ were really just exploring local roads, but as life changed and I started working as a motoring journalist, that long-held belief very much came to be.  Since that day of days in the summer of 1988 I’ve driven all kinds of cars in all kinds of places. Of course this includes regularly…

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AccorHotels Chris Cahill on Appeal of Luxury Brands – Robb Report

Brought to you by ILTM and Robb Report, the Leaders of Luxury web series explores the future of luxury through the eyes of those who are determining it—the visionaries behind the world’s premier brands. In this episode, we sit down with Chris Cahill, CEO of Luxury Brands for the AccorHotels Group, to discuss the dynamic demands of the modern-day traveler. AccorHotels’ luxury brands (including Fairmont, Raffles, and Sofitel) never chase trends, Cahill says, focusing instead on timeless standards of quality, service, and sustainability. Source link

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Leaked! First Look at the Hardcore Ferrari 488 Pista

Just before Valentine’s Day, Ferrari posted a teaser that seemed to confirm rumors that it had been developing a hardcore, track-focused version of the 488 that might even dethrone the LaFerrari. Despite several leaks, we didn’t expect to actually see the car until the Geneva Motor Show next month. But official images appear to have been published early, as has the name, which means we can now show you the Ferrari 488 Pista. Yes, Pista, like the Italian word for…

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