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Wall Street and Silicon Valley veterans are lining up to make big bets on the NBA

The season kicks off on the evening of Tuesday October 27, and the list of Wall Street and Silicon Valley billionaires chasing a return on investment on the hardwood is getting longer.<p>Apollo Global Management co-founder Tony Ressler earlier this year led a group of investors that includes NBA great …

2017 Volvo V90, 2017 Bentley Mulsanne, Turkey’s New Car: Today’s Car News

We are yet to even spot a prototype for Volvo’s new V90 wagon but the vehicle has already been revealed in full thanks to a leaked scale model. The …

2016 Mercedes-Benz G550

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2016 Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG first drive review

So how surprised were we when the gorgeous new C-Class bowed for 2015--and we found ourselves falling for the cheaper, less powerful C300? Pretty …

Mercedes-Benz

So What If The Tesla Model S Is No Longer Recommended By Consumer Reports?

Keep yer hair on, everyone: How many cars are we actually talking about?<p>The stock price of Elon Musk's electric car company Tesla Motors went on steep spiral today, shedding at one point 9 percent of its value based on the news that <i>Consumer Reports</i>—which had awarded the Tesla Model S a 103 out of …

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Consumer Reports finds poor reliability for Tesla Model S

<i>Consumer Reports</i> can giveth and <i>Consumer Reports</i> can taketh away – at least when it comes to Tesla. Just months after lavishing praise on the Model S P85D in the magazine's highest-rated vehicle test ever, the electric sedan is now being slammed in the Annual Auto Reliability Survey. Investors …

Tesla Model S: Too Many Problems To Recommend, Consumer Reports Says

Every honeymoon comes to an end sooner or later, and so it was with <i>Consumer Reports</i> and its former paramour, the Tesla Model S electric car.<p>As part …

Forget The BMW 7-Series: Today, New Yorkers Get Free Rides In A DeLorean

On Monday, we told you about the free rides that BMW and Uber were giving to promote the all-new 2016 BMW 7-Series that arrives in showrooms Saturday.<p>…

New Bentley App Uses Facial Recognition to Spec Perfect Megabucks SUV

At the confluence of one-percenter narcissism and app fetishism stands the new Bentley “Inspirator,” a miracle of technology that virtually takes by the hand the indecisive rich and helps create for them their ideal megabucks SUV.<p>Bentley describes the app as “a luxury commissioning experience.” It …

App Store

Hyundai Announces Azera and Genesis Updates, Pricing

Hyundai is taking an if-it-ain’t-broke strategy with two of its upper-tier models. The front-wheel-drive Azera and the rear-drive-based Genesis receive modest updates for the 2016 model year, as well as a nudge on the pricing front.<p>The Genesis, which we like, now receives HID headlights and LED …

Hyundai

The Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Is a First-Class Juggernaut

Just another executive suite on wheels? Not quite.<p>I remember exactly when it happened—when I hit the left paddle to downshift, when the revs climbed, when the car shot forward like a cork freed from a bottle of bubbly. That's when I heard my mom's small intake of breath, when she uttered a …

Hudson Valley

Rumor: The 640-hp Cadillac CTS-V Could Get Even MORE Horsepower

The muscle-Caddy's BMW and Mercedes competitors are due for a redesign. A source says that could mean a bump in horsepower to keep the mighty V on top.<p>Hoo boy is the 2016 Cadillac CTS-V mean. With a 640-horse supercharged V8 out of the Corvette Z06 that's good for 0-60 in 3.5 seconds by our …

Is this Aston Martin's 1,000-horsepower Rapide?

Aston Martin has been anything but coy in announcing its intention to build an electric supercar — several of them, in fact. The surprising DBX electric crossover GT, unveiled earlier this year at the Geneva motor show, is part of the plan, but that one is several years off; the company is even …

Aston Martin Rapide

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This Mexico City Hotel is a Showcase of New Mexican Design

In a neighborhood on the verge of rediscovery, JSa Arquitectura transforms a formerly hip hotel into a brand-new hot spot filled with work by emerging designers.<p>In Mexico City's central Cuauhtémoc neighborhood, the new Hotel Carlota revives a once-glamorous location. The 36-room hotel takes the …

Mexico City

Floatwing – The Home That Can Be Shipped Anywhere In The World

How cool would be to receive an actual home in the mail? It would be unrealistic, at least for now. But we’re getting closer to this goal by the day. …