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Book by Cadillac subscription goes on hiatus

BOOK by Cadillac Book by Cadillac, the luxury brand’s car subscription service, will shut down effective Dec. 1. The Wall Street Journal first reported on the subscription service’s end and cited ongoing challenges for the program’s demise. Motor Authority reached out to Cadillac for additional information on the program’s end and a spokesperson said in an email, “Cadillac will temporarily pause the Book by Cadillac program. Book by Cadillac launched as a pilot program, providing the brand with valuable insights and contributing to Cadillac’s ongoing commitment in identifying new and innovative luxury…

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Installing a vinyl wrap on a car is harder than it looks

It’s a dramatic move to completely change the color of a car. Do it with paint and you’re stuck with your final decision once everything dries. If you go with a vinyl wrap, however, you could always just peel the sticky stuff and put the car back the way it once was. That doesn’t mean applying a wrap is any easier than painting a car though, and in fact it might be more complicated. Larry Kosilla from AMMO NYC recently acquired his dream car. No, not his gorgeous 964 Porsche but…

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2020 BMW X6 M spy shots and video

There’s a new generation of the BMW X6 in the works, and like its predecessor it will spawn a high-performance X6 M variant. Today we have our first look at the high-performance variant from BMW M thanks to the sighting of a prototype testing in Germany. Clear give-aways that this is the BMW M version of the new X6 are the enlarged intakes in the front fascia, the huge tire and brake combo, and the signature set of quad-exhaust tips. The new X6 M, which should join its more pedestrian…

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2019 BMW 8-Series Convertible bows ahead of 2018 LA auto show debut

BMW on Thursday unveiled the convertible version of its revived 8-Series. The car makes its formal debut this month at the 2018 Los Angeles auto show and will be in showrooms next March, arriving as a 2019 model. Just one variant will be available at launch, an M850i xDrive Convertible. Its starting price is set at $122,395, representing a $9,500 premium on the M850i xDrive coupe hitting showrooms in December. Both are powered by a 4.4-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 tuned to deliver 523 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque, and the…

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