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Lexus flagship spotted testing in the desert

Retro styling is popular in the prototype car industry.

Lexus planning second flagship alongside LS sedan

Bracken Hints At Detroit Auto Show Debut

A new flagship model is coming from Lexus to slot in alongside the LS luxury sedan. But will it be a coupe as we've been expecting, or a new crossover to take on the likes of the Mercedes GL and Cadillac Escalade?

Cadillac XTS to become Opel flagship sedan?

According to Auto-News.de, Opel is considering using Cadillac's all-new big sedan, the XTS, as the base for its new flagship car, which would likely carry the name Omega.

BMW opens 8.6-acre flagship showroom in Abu Dhabi

Where would you expect to find the largest BMW dealership in the world? At BMW headquarters in Munich? Somewhere in Texas, perhaps, where everything is bigger? Or maybe in California, a state that represents one of the automaker's largest markets? If you're shouting, "No! It's in Abu Dhabi!," you're (A) good at reading headlines and (B) correct.

Cadillac likely to approve flagship, more hybrid models

According to The Detroit Bureau, Cadillac is aiming to produce a new high-end flagship on the massive Omega platform. The news comes in the wake of the exuberant public reaction to the company's Ciel Concept, and General Motors says that a hard-top version of the lengthy convert

Volvo backtracks on flagship sedan plans

Volvo Concept Universe – Click above for high-res image gallery

GT-R-powered Infiniti flagship officially canned

Any hope of a Nissan GT-R-powered flagship from Infiniti have been officially dashed. According to Brian Carolin, Nissan's Senior Veep of Sales and Marketing, "It's fair to say that there's nothing in the product plan for a flagship right now. It's just not a priority in today's climate."

Fiat's new flagship store in London had a reason to party

Fiat, maker of the cutesiest bit of neo-retro ever (the 500, pictured above) threw a party to mark the opening of their new flagship store in London's West End. The car company went all out with real celebrities (No, I wasn't there. Sigh.) and an art exhibition which featured, according to the press release, "the work of 22 young designers who are competing to design an accessory for the Fiat 500 that will be chosen t

Infiniti to expand lineup with 10 new vehicles by 2010

Dave Guilford of Automotive News sat down with Carlos Tavares, Nissan MoCo's global product chief, and the fruits of his investigative labors revealed that Infiniti has big plans over the next three years. A product push that involves a number of new models and expansion of the Infiniti brand into 90-percent of the luxury markets globally are the cornerstone of the marque, with sales likely to begin in South Korea and Russia, along with Europe in the latter half of next year.

Cadillac replacing DTS and STS with one vehicle, entry-level model coming

The rumor that the Cadillac DTS and STS will be nixed has officially been confirmed in an interview with the brand's general manager, Jim Taylor. Sales of both models are down for the year, and Taylor admits that one premium-luxury sedan will be developed to compete in the segment.

Spy Shots: 2009 Lincoln MKS

Jim Dunne has dunne it again... one of the world's most famous (and most irritating, if you're an OEM engineer) spy photographers has caught the 2009 Lincoln MKS as it ran out for a little test jaunt around Dearborn.

REPORT: Aston Martin considering mid-engined flagship

Company officials swear it's not in the cards, but industry sources are suggesting that Aston Martin's new ownership is mulling over the possibility of building a mid-engined supercar to top the range.

Super recyclable new Volvo S80 arriving Down Under

Click on the image for a gallery of high-res images of the Volvo S80.