New & Noteworthy

Renowned auction house Bonhams & Butterfields will host an auction of rare and historic...
In February, Gucci unveiled its largest store worldwide on New York City’s fashionable Fifth Avenue...
Children shout as I pass through their villages; "Suuuuuu-per-maaaaan!" they scream at me. In Italy...
Lamborghini’s cachet might be at an all-time high. After years of cash-flow problems and a parade...
Marco Coppiardi insists that by employing Antonio Stradivari’s antiquated techniques, he produces...
Ferrari’s racetrack-ready F430 Scuderia is all raw welds and unpainted aluminum. Naked carbon fiber...
The two courses at the Pelican Hill Golf Club ( www.pelicanhill.com ) in Newport Coast, Calif.,...
If all goes as planned, the Fisker Karma ( www.fiskerautomotive.com ) will cover 100 miles on a...
The Morgan Motor Co. will ensure the exclusivity of its new aeroMax, essentially a fixed-head...
Industry icon Arlen Ness , a master bike builder and pioneer of the custom- motorcycle industry,...
After scoring a double victory in this year’s Formula 1 championship, taking home both the driver’s...
Bimota’s newly released DB6R is being hailed as the “more aggressive version of the successful...
Mustang with the Most Horses. Although I cannot quite put my finger on it, something about the...
Speed Demon. Among its fellow contestants, the Dodge Viper is probably the fastest around a...
Downshifted. To anyone who has driven BMW’s M6 Convertible, it may come as a surprise that the car...
What's in a Name. Dissecting its alphanumeric model name reveals everything you need to know about...
Great Expectations. It is built by Mercedes, one of the world’s oldest and finest carmakers. Its...
All Revved Up. Lamborghini does not simply build high-powered exotic sports cars; it creates...
In It for the Long Haul. The suave, Pininfarina-penned shape of the Maserati GranTurismo coupe...
Break from the Routine. Judging from the way that the Drophead Coupé’s teak tonneau cover flips up...
Happy Hour. It is late and dark at the end of a 16-hour workday. Home and the nearest martini are...
Soft and Dry. A car of far less power, heft, and acceleration than even its own factory mates,...
Impulse Purchase. After 40-odd years of refining the 911, Porsche has created automotive perfection...
Prancing and Preening Horse. The Car of the Year’s 14 entrants are an elite bunch, and yet when the...
My tee shot on the third hole of the Mission Hills Golf Club’s newest course, a Pete Dye design...
Charles Banks co-owns Napa’s Screaming Eagle Winery and is a member of CSI Capital Advisory Board,...
As contrasts go, this one was a doozy. In the green corner was the Napa Valley Reserve, 80 acres of...
Tim Blackford, general manager of the Bahía Beach Resort & Golf Club in Puerto Rico, steps back...
The Jiva Hill Park Hotel ( www.jivahill.com ) in France has begun offering easy access to some of...
Music "is to the soul what the water bath is to the body," wrote author and physician Oliver...

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