Aston Martin bills its new DB12 grand tourer as a “super tourer” because, the British automaker says, “grand is not enough” to describe the DB11’s successor. Marketing fluff aside, the new DB12 appears to be a super new entry into a segment where its closest rival is the Ferrari Roma. The overall look will be familiar to Aston fans, and the interior steps up to a “super” level of grand touring luxury and tech. The Mercedes-AMG twin-turbo V8 gets a boost to a very super 671 horsepower, easily exceeding the DB11’s V8 and V12. Customer deliveries start in fall.
The Mercedes SL has been that marque’s luxury-performance flagship for nearly 70 years, and the all-new 2022 Mercedes-AMG SL is the model’s seventh generation. The new SL has 2+2 seating, with all-wheel drive and a return to a soft top after two decades of retractable hardtops. Pricing starts at $137,400 and can zoom toward $200,000. If you’ve not looked at an SL in a while, this one deserves close inspection.
Premier has partnered with Karma Automotive — a Southern California-based luxury electric vehicle manufacturer and developer of advanced technologies for the automotive industry. This partnership will provide automotive enthusiasts with a new leasing program designed to deliver a cost-effective ownership experience for Karma’s Revero GT in the United States.
Auto Finance News reports on overall demand and average price for luxury and exotic vehicles have continued to increase since 2012. Over that five-year period, Ferraris, Porsches, McLarens, Aston Martins, and Lamborghinis have continued as the most popular exotic marques.