Luxury cars http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/luxury-cars The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2013 Audi RS 5 review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-audi-rs-5-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Audi RS 5 High-performance coupe</h2> <p>Adding new levels of performance to the A5 model line, the all-new RS 5, developed by quattro GmbH, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Audi AG, combines the classically elegant coupe and track-tested performance with the latest technologies Audi has to offer.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Audi-RS-5-009.jpg" alt="2013 Audi RS 5 photo" title="2013 Audi RS 5 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="353" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Audi RS 5 photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Audi RS 5 pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7671">2013 Audi RS 5 photo gallery</a></em> (28 photos)</p> <p>Performance<br /> The Audi RS 5 features a high-revving 4.2-liter V8 with 450 horsepower and a seven-speed S tronic® transmission with launch control program. The 4.2 liter, naturally aspirated FSI® engine delivers 450 horsepower and 317 lb-ft of torque to propel the RS 5 from 0 to 60 in just 4.5 seconds and an electronically-governed top speed of 174 mph.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Audi-RS-5-017.jpg" alt="2013 Audi RS 5 photo" title="2013 Audi RS 5 photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="353" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Audi RS 5 photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-audi-rs-5-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Audi Audi RS 5 Coupe high-performance sports cars Luxury cars luxury coupes models Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:26:55 +0000 admin 97010 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Acura MDX review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-mdx-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura MDX luxury SUV</h2> <p>The 2013 Acura MDX went on sale with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $43,280. The award-winning MDX continues as a benchmark vehicle for performance, packaging and style in the seven-passenger luxury SUV segment.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-MDX-015.jpg" alt="2013 Acura MDX photo" title="2013 Acura MDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura MDX photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Acura MDX pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7670">2013 Acura MDX photo gallery</a></em> (30 photos)</p> <p>The 2013 MDX is powered by a 3.7-liter, all-aluminum, 24-valve, VTEC® V-6 engine that produces 300 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. The V-6 engine is matched to a Sequential SportShift 6-speed automatic transmission and Acura-exclusive Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®). </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-MDX-014.jpg" alt="2013 Acura MDX photo" title="2013 Acura MDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura MDX photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Acura SH-AWD is a full-time all-wheel-drive system that uses active torque vectoring to distribute engine torque to all four wheels to deliver optimal handling control under varying road-surface and weather conditions.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-mdx-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura MDX AWD Luxury cars Luxury SUVs models SUVs Thu, 07 Feb 2013 11:05:53 +0000 admin 96980 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Acura ZDX review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-zdx-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura ZDX luxury crossover</h2> <p>The innovative and stylish Acura ZDX crossover vehicle, introduced in 2009, will receive numerous styling and technology enhancements for the 2013 model year, which will be the final year on the market for ZDX as the Acura brand sharpens its focus on new models and core products, the company announced today.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-ZDX-001.jpg" alt="2013 Acura ZDX photo" title="2013 Acura ZDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="225" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura ZDX photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Acura ZDX pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7669">2013 Acura ZDX photo gallery</a></em> (13 photos)</p> <p>The 2013 ZDX will receive several new features, including a redesigned front grille, front and rear parking sensors, power folding side mirrors and safety features such as Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW). The 2013 Acura ZDX went on sale October 19, 2012, with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $50,920*.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-ZDX-010.jpg" alt="2013 Acura ZDX photo" title="2013 Acura ZDX photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="225" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura ZDX photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-zdx-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura ZDX Compact SUVs Crossover Crossover SUV Luxury cars luxury crossovers models SUVs Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:50:22 +0000 admin 96948 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tsx-sport-wagon-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon</h2> <p> The 2013 TSX Sport Wagon is on sale with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $31,860. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TSX-Sport-Wagon-004.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" title="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The TSX Sport Wagon offers a smart solution to modern utility needs with its balanced and efficient driving performance coupled with bold styling and versatile cargo capabilities.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TSX-Sport-Wagon-003.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" title="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The TSX Sport Wagon continues into the 2013 model year with a 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine producing 201 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. A 5-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission comes standard.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TSX-Sport-Wagon-005.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" title="2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TSX Sport Wagon photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tsx-sport-wagon-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura TSX Acura TSX Sport Wagon Luxury cars luxury sport wagons models sport wagons wagons Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:40:57 +0000 admin 96933 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Acura TSX Sedan review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tsx-sedan-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura TSX Sedan</h2> <p>The 2013 TSX sedan went on sale last fall with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $30,510. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TSX-Sedan-006.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo" title="2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Acura TSX Sedan pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7667">2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo gallery</a></em> (15 photos)</p> <p>Named "Best Upscale Small Car for Families" by US News and World Report, the TSX sedan offers a great mix of styling, sporty performance, luxury appointments and high fuel efficiency to offer remarkable value on a luxury scale.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TSX-Sedan-002.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo" title="2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TSX Sedan photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The TSX sedan continues into the 2013 model year with two engine variants, a 2.4-liter inline-4 and a 3.5-liter V-6. The TSX with the 2.4-liter produces 201 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. The V-6 variant, the TSX sedan produces 280 horsepower and 254 lb-ft of torque. A 5-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission is standard on both models.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tsx-sedan-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura TSX Acura TSX Sedan Luxury cars Luxury sedans models sedans Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:35:06 +0000 admin 96926 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Acura TL review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tl-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Acura TL luxury sedan</h2> <p>The 2013 Acura TL went on sale with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $35,905. Boosting its value on a luxury scale, the TL luxury sedan earned the top-level rating of GOOD in the new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) small overlap frontal barrier crash test.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TL-002.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TL photo" title="2013 Acura TL photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TL photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Acura TL pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7666">2013 Acura TL photo gallery</a></em> (16 photos)</p> <p>The new IIHS small overlap frontal barrier crash test is designed to simulate a collision between a vehicle traveling 40 miles per hour and a fixed object, such as a utility pole, where only 25 percent of the vehicle's front structure is engaged by the opposing object. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Acura-TL-001.jpg" alt="2013 Acura TL photo" title="2013 Acura TL photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Acura TL photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-acura-tl-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Acura Acura TL Acura TL SH-AWD AWD Luxury cars Luxury sedans models sedans Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:14:50 +0000 admin 96908 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2014 Acura RLX Sedan review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2014-acura-rlx-sedan-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2014 Acura RLX luxury sedan</h2> <p>Acura took the wraps off its all-new 2014 RLX luxury-performance sedan – the most powerful, spacious, and technologically advanced Acura sedan, ever.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2014-Acura-RLX-Sedan-010.jpg" alt="2014 Acura RLX Sedan photo" title="2014 Acura RLX Sedan photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2014 Acura RLX Sedan photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2014 Acura RLX Sedan pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7658">2014 Acura RLX Sedan photo gallery</a></em> (33 photos)</p> <p> In keeping with the Man-Machine Synergy direction of the Acura brand, the RLX utilizes an all-new direct-injection engine, lightweight body structure, and the first-ever application of Acura Precision All-Wheel Steer™ to deliver a new and dynamic driving experience unlike that of any other luxury performance sedans. The next-generation AcuraLink® cloud-based connected car system makes its debut on the new RLX, offering a broad range of convenience, entertainment and security features.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2014-Acura-RLX-Sedan-011.jpg" alt="2014 Acura RLX Sedan photo" title="2014 Acura RLX Sedan photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2014 Acura RLX Sedan photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2014-acura-rlx-sedan-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2014 Acura Acura RLX Acura RLX Sedan High performance sedans Luxury cars Luxury sedans models sedans Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:36:20 +0000 admin 96686 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Cadillac Escalade (ESV, EXT) Premium review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-escalade-esv-ext-premium-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium full-size luxury SUV</h2> <p>An icon in the world of luxury SUVs, Cadillac Escalade is synonymous with style, technology, comfort and performance. For 2013, it continues to offer the most complete lineup in its segment, with three distinct body styles and the Platinum models. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Premium-001.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The model range includes the Escalade, the extended-length Escalade ESV and the reconfigurable Escalade EXT.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Premium-006.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="363" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>The Escalade and Escalade ESV are available in AWD and RWD configurations. The Escalade EXT sport-utility truck features standard, full-time AWD. All models are powered by a 6.2L V-8 with efficiency-enhancing continuously variable valve timing and Active Fuel Management technology.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Premium-004.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Premium photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-escalade-esv-ext-premium-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Cadillac Cadillac Escalade Cadillac Escalade ESV Cadillac Escalade EXT Cadillac Escalade Premium Full-size SUVs Luxury cars Luxury SUVs models SUVs Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:08:03 +0000 admin 96651 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-escalade-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid </h2> <p>Cadillac’s innovative Escalade Hybrid is the world’s first hybrid full-size luxury SUV. It achieves an EPA-rated 20 miles per gallon in the city – a 50-percent improvement in city fuel economy over the non-hybrid model. It also seats eight, with generous cargo room available with the third-row seat removed.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Hybrid-003.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="375" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <p>Escalade Hybrid is powered by an advanced, fuel-saving two-mode hybrid system and offers the same dramatic design, luxury and full-size capability that have made the Escalade an icon. Both are available in RWD and 4WD configurations. They deliver up to 5,800 pounds (2,631 kg) of usable towing capacity on RWD models and 5,600 pounds (2,540 kg) on 4WD models.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-Escalade-Hybrid-001.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" title="2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="281" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-escalade-hybrid-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 AWD Cadillac Cadillac Escalade Cadillac Escalade Hybrid Full-size SUVs Gas-electric hybrids Luxury cars Luxury SUVs models SUVs Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:50:20 +0000 admin 96637 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon review, specs, photos, features http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-cts-v-sport-wagon-review-specs-photos-features <h2>The new 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon </h2> <p>The 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Wagon combines the performance and luxury of the landmark CTS-V Sport Sedan with the dramatic design of the CTS Wagon. The combination makes for a unique, high-performance Cadillac that hauls in every sense of the word.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-CTS-V-Sport-Wagon-002.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon photo" title="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon photo</strong></span></span><em>Find more new 2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon pictures in our <a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/image/tid/7651">2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon photo gallery</a></em> (15 photos)</p> <p>Like the Sedan model that established the CTS-V legacy, the V-Series Wagon is powered by a supercharged 6.2L V-8 that delivers 556 horsepower (415 kW) and is backed by either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic. A collection of technical and performance elements complement the powertrain, including Magnetic Ride Control, Brembo brakes and Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 performance tires mounted on 19-inch forged aluminum wheels.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2013-Cadillac-CTS-V-Sport-Wagon-011.jpg" alt="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon photo" title="2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon photo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="350" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2013 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon photo</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2013-cadillac-cts-v-sport-wagon-review-specs-photos-features">read more</a></p> 2013 Cadillac Cadillac CTS Cadillac CTS-V Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon high performance wagons Luxury cars luxury sport wagons models sport wagons Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:18:08 +0000 admin 96632 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars