2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600

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The most prestigious marque in the Daimler family is back with a whole new version that is based on the Mercedes S600. The new Mercedes-Maybach S600 is the pinnacle of the lineup with a yacht-like presence that sits at 214 inches long, 8 inches longer than the standard S-Class sedan.

Under the hood is a biturbo V12 that will deliver 523 hp, 612 lb-ft of torque, and a 0-60 time of 5 seconds. With its sights set squarely on Bentley and Rolls Royce, the Maybach will feature an extensive set of luxurious amenities including IWC clocks, an exclusive Agarwood fragrance, handcrafted champagne flutes, Burmester sound, and much more. The Mercedes-Maybach will launch in the US in April of 2015.

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Rolls Royce Phantom Metropolitan Collection

Rolls Royce unveils what is essentially a rolling art exhibit with a series of Phantoms inspired by the modern metropolis for the Metropolitan Collection.

Limited to 20 cars, the cars feature marquetry inlay patterns inspired by cityscapes that consist of 500 pieces that take several days to complete. The Metropolitan detailing also extends to the leather with 6,800 two-tone stitches that create an abstract image of a skyscraper. In the front you'll find a bespoke clock with a rotating bezel that displays 24 timezones around the world. The exterior is wrapped in a "Dark Tungsten" paint and a hand-applied coachline that flows into the shape of a skyline.

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Audi TT Sportback

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Audi adds four seats to the TT with a new concept, the TT Sportback. A possible new addition to the TT family, the Sportback is as performance-minded as its coupe and convertible siblings with a powerful engine to complement the sporty, iconic styling of the TT silhouette.

The Sportback concept will have a powerful 2.0L TFSI engine that delivers 400 hp (331 lb-ft torque) and is equipped with Quattro all-wheel-drive and can reach 0-62 in just 3.9 seconds. It's an efficient engine too, it will average out at 33 MPG, an impressive average for such a high-performance engine.

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2015 Mercedes C63 AMG

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The boys up in Stuttgart are all about speed as of late, first with the unveiling of the AMG GT and now a brand new C63 with an engine that's closely related to the one found under the hood of its supercar sibling.

Thew C63 will be split into two models: a C63 model that boasts 469 hp and the range-topping C63 S model that puts out 503 hp. The C63 will get from 0-60 in 4.0 seconds while the C63 S will get there in just 3.9 seconds. Both will be coupled with the 7-speed AMG Speedshift sport transmission which will feature a variety of driving modes from efficiency to sport and of course, race mode (in the C63 S). The new C63 will hit showrooms next spring.

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Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Preview

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Infiniti is gunning for the Panamera and CLS with a conceptual preview of their upcoming "Premium Fastback", the Q80 Inspiration. At almost 199 inches in length and a wheelbase of 122 inches, the Q80 Inspiration arrives with an imposing presence that is longer than the Panamera and the Aston Martin Rapide.

The concept will feature a teardrop-shaped piece of acoustic glass that stretches across the full length of the roof and the interior is just as sleek wrapping the passengers in an array of carbon fiber, aluminum, and leather. It will also get an advanced active suspension which coupled with the acoustic glass should make for one of the most plush rides in the segment.

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2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed

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Bentley just announced a new version of their flagship Mulsanne luxury sedan and its torquey, incredibly fast, and eats Phantoms for breakfast. The Mulsanne Speed will become the flagship of the Bentley lineup and will be powered by their 6¾ twin-turbo V8.

That engine will take the Mulsanne Speed from 0-60 in 4.8 seconds and will hit a top speed 190 miles per hour. All that speed comes from 530 horsepower and a MASSIVE 811 lb-ft of torque. All that brawn is quite efficient as well, the engine features a cylinder deactivation system that transitions from eight to four cylinders and back to warp speed when you need it. That is coupled with a new sport suspension mode when you want to have a little fun around the corners and of course, a comfort mode is available when you just want to float through traffic. A variety of exterior enhancements are exclusive the Speed edition which include a dark tint finish to Bentley's signature matrix grilles, headlamps, and rear lights, rifled exhausts, and a comprehensive interior spec that includes everything from diamond-quilted door panels and a 2,200 watt Naim audio system.

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Jaguar XE

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With the F-Type charging down the asphalt around the world, it's safe to say Jaguar is firing on all cylinders with an impressive portfolio of cars that has made the prestigious marque a force to be reckoned with. Today they unveil the most important entry to the lineup withte Jaguar XE.

The company is offering a stunning alternative to Germany's brawniest sedans with a sleek four door powered by a 3.0L V6. The engine will produce 340 hp and take the XE from 0-60 in 4.9 seconds. Look for the XE to hit American soil in 2016.

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Aston Martin Lagonda

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The ultra-exclusive Aston Martin Lagonda has officially revealed its face and just like the previous generations of the 70s and 80s it keeps the sharp and long lines of the originals.

Exclusivity is the keyword here with the Lagonda line as the line will only be available in the Middle East and nowhere else. No word yet on whether we'll see Aston's signature V12 under the hood or the highly anticipated AMG powerplants that are waiting to make it into future cars.

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CMC and Ian Callum's Mark II Jaguar to be produced in a limited run

If you were drooling uncontrollably at the sight of Ian Callum's restomod Mark II Jaguar, Classic Motor Cars has announced it will produce a limited run of the cars due to the great response from the unveiling.

For around $600,000 you can have your own variant of the Mark II complete with the XK-sourced 4.3L engine that produces 260 hp and has a number of reworked internals including a beefed up rear suspension, adjustable dampers, upgraded brakes, and a brand new steering system.

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Ian Callum's Jaguar Mark II

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What happens when Jaguar designer Ian Callum gets his hands on a Mark II? You get one stunning restoration and a Jaguar that by far is cooler than the current lineup it inspires. Callum called upon Classic Motor Cars Limited, a vintage Jaguar specialist who helped the designer create one of the finest examples of the Mark II out there.

18 months in development, the car swaps out the original engine for a modified 4.3L XK engine that's mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox. It also gets an independent rear suspension and upgraded set of front brakes. The car is also 30mm lower and is equipped with 17" split rim wheels. Inside, the car gets a number of modern appointments including a Clarion entertainment system with studio-grade cabling and an interior swathed in red leather.

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