New & Noteworthy

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...
Just as it did with the Ferrari that participated in our Car of the Year competition, mechanical...
Interest in Thomas Heyerdahl Jeweller’s diamond-draped iDiamond iPod shuffle reportedly is so keen...
It has been more than 10 years since the first time I jumped out of an airplane, but I still recall...
The birth of Aston Martin’s expressive and explosive DBS was an interesting, maybe even high-risk,...
On its path through central Scotland, the Highland Fault skirts the southern end of Loch Lomond in...
The three-wheeled Piaggio MP3 400 ( www.piaggio.com ) might look odd, but you will appreciate its...
The Gift A race-driven F1 Ferrari. — Two VIP passes to all 20 Formula One races during the 2008–...
The Gift A rebuilt and fully restored Zagato-bodied supercharged racecar of the type that once...
The Gift One of the fewer than 99 coupes that are bound for the United States. — High-speed-driving...
William Laskin employs semiprecious gemstones the way that a painter uses watercolors or acrylics...
The view from the 13th green at the Shark’s Tooth golf club may be obscured, but few locations...
Blasting through puddles at 187 mph on the main runway at Alhorn flugplatz in northern Germany,...
Prepare to remove your hat at the sight of the Ducati Desmosedici RR ( www.ducati.com ) —if you do...
Maserati has loosed from its Modena stables the long-awaited GranTurismo, and it is a formidable...
The remote location of his Argentine cattle ranch—some 1,000 miles from Buenos Aires—did not...
Pulsing through the water at an impressive length of 55 feet, and with speeds reaching upwards of...
Checkered flags fluttered, TV cameras rolled, onlookers waved, and ancient motors revved, as the...
While competing in its third Grand Prix motor racing season in 1987, Aprilia won its first title,...
The GT-R is to sushi and soy sauce what the Corvette is to apple pie and vanilla ice cream...
"This is not just a show car," proclaims Alfred DiMora, founder and CEO of DiMora Motorcar, a...
Appearing like a 911 coupe captured through a wide-angle lens, the Panamera is Porsche’s answer to...

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