Car of the Year 2007

Bentley, Bugatti, Rolls-Royce, Maybach, Lotus, Lamborghini and more compete for the title.

Since 1967, when he introduced his Polo label with a series of handmade ties, Ralph Lauren has been...

Robb Design Portfolio: Lady and the Lamps

In a turn-of-the-century newspaper article, a reporter identified Clara Driscoll as the designer of...
The item pictured here—a miniature model of a 19th-century brush-making machine that could produce...
William Secord can tell immediately whether a person likes dogs by how he or she reacts to the...
It was mating season in Oberstdorf, the brightly frescoed village in the south of Bavaria, and all...
The simple pleasures of Bavarian folk revels are a world apart from the elaborate displays that...
Residenz Heinz Winkler The spa resort in Aschau, near Neuschwanstein, is designed like a private...
‘‘If popularity were a true measure of worth,” a reporter for the New York Daily News wrote just...
A year before retiring, Gloria and Randal Baker purchased a pair of one-eighth fractional shares at...
The poker game’s participants, all men from New York, include a Broadway producer, a former...
The story of Tenuta dell’Ornellaia, one of Italy’s most prestigious wine estates, located in the...
To his surprise, chef Walter Scheib III does more talking than cooking these days. Since leaving...
Its Owner Gary Milan, a retired dentist who lives in the greater Los Angeles area, maintains...
Texas’ Lajitas resort town ( www.lajitas.com ) is offering a three-night package in which as many...
During the final year of the 1970s, much occurred that, through the clear lens of hindsight, we are...
Istanbul’s Swissôtel The Bosphorus ( www.istanbul.swissotel.com ), a 600-room hotel located on the...
By the time Miami’s Havana Club ( www.thehavanaclubofmiami.com ) opened in December, 700 of its 800...
Las Vegas may or may not be an ironically named city, for in Spanish, vegas means “fertile valley...
When presented with a visually arresting landscape for a golf course, some designers respond with a...
The Segway x2 Golf personal transporter ( www.segway.com ) promises to make navigating a golf...
Those inclined to plummet more than 40 stories in less than a minute can attend classes in March at...
At the sale of actress Ellen Barkin’s jewelry collection last October at Christie’s in New York,...
While viewing the early renderings for Jean Dunand’s latest timepiece, Thierry Oulevay, the brand’s...
In 1682, Louis XIV—wishing to lock his fractious nobles in a golden cage where he could keep an eye...
Although Michael Bastian was only 19 years old when Perry Ellis presented his final collection in...
As a prototype convertible made the rounds from one Bentley showroom to another last summer, Robb...
Visiting Napa Valley’s Meadowood resort, touring the prominent local wineries, and driving 13 of...
For the owner of this Marine Turbine Technologies Y2K Turbine Superbike ( www.marineturbine.com ),...
The small engines that brothers Adriano and Marcello Ducati of Bologna, Italy, attached to bicycles...
The first Porsche 911 Turbo hit the streets more than 30 years ago, and depending on one’s...
By all the rules of engagement, by every measure of appreciation that automobilists have for their...
Conventional wisdom says that while a Rolls-Royce fairly screams money and status, a Maybach, a...
Audi’s new version of the S8 exceeded the expectations of many participants in this year’s event...
Fresh from Bavaria, the latest M Series coupe follows the M5 sedan’s 2006 Car of the Year showing...
It was a majestic, if meandering, beginning, an elegant yet extended passage. But now, after four...
Anglo-American litterateur T.S. Eliot—no doubt inspired by the incessant reinvention of Britain’s...
Some car of the year participants approached the Lamborghini with the same trepidation that one...
The complete Lotus motorist is a 5-foot-tall gymnast who wears size 8 driving shoes, sleeps...
Many U.S. Vehicles are masterpieces of compromise and elasticity—virtuous qualities in the realm of...
Jeff Balton was a guest of Citigroup, a sponsor of the event. Joe Blancato is the chairman and CEO...
One carmaker continues to advance standards for technology, safety, and performance in automobiles...
Some see Jaguar’s latest as a lovely luxury grand tourer that is to the British manner born, with...
By any standard, the 198-foot Blue Moon , the fourth Feadship owned by Chicago industrialist...
August Henningsen, the CEO of Lufthansa Technik, remembers the 2000 Olympics well. “That was when...
Private helicopter/airplane hybrids are winging our way. As of December, fliers had placed 65...
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it," writes Oscar...