New & Noteworthy

The English language lacks a word that adequately describes the Rinspeed Splash’s capabilities...
Inventor Woody Norris is on the verge of realizing his dream of building an inexpensive personal...
As intriguing as current concept cars are, past models can be even more compelling, especially...
In addition to death and taxes, the life of a farrier, a person who shoes horses, includes another...
Fifteen years ago, the designers at Vandenbrink, a company in Dordrecht, the Netherlands, set out...
The Tzero is an electric-powered, zero-emissions sports car that can accelerate from zero to 60 in...
Some years ago, an entrepreneur wrote a two-page note to the Smithsonian Institution on his company...
With its 75-year history, the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este is the quintessential old-world...
The auspicious year 2004 finds a spate of automobile manufacturers celebrating their centenaries,...
As a follow-up to the fast-moving SRX and the surprisingly swift CTS-V, and as part of its return...
The second-generation Mercedes-Benz SLK ( www.mbusa.com ) will arrive in September displaying style...
Following the theme of rugged elegance set by the Range Rover, the new Land Rover LR3 ( www...
One-upmanship infects even those in the most sophisticated circles. Consider Swiss watch designers...
Only the cognoscenti are aware that the venerable British crown jeweler Garrard has opened its...
Michael Tapia has always considered himself a citizen of the world, and rightfully so. The Mexican-...
Is 100 years of experience really required to produce an exceptional watch? Jérôme De Witt does not...
As the Olympic torch makes its way home to Athens this month, you can expect the usual deluge of...
If two wrists cannot satisfy your urge to flaunt complicated mechanical accessories, you can now...
It was an idea that could have been conceived only in a bar, when the vodka was working its magic,...
The current trend in golf course design emphasizes a natural approach, one in which architects move...
While veneration is duly accorded to Ferrari and Lamborghini for their iconic, candy-colored beasts...
The way Bill Samuels Jr. tells it, his family had been making bourbon for seven generations when,...
Traditions run deep in California’s wine country. But none runs as deep, or can be traced back so...
Contrary to the wistful pronouncements of lore, the transformation of the Golden State from bovine...
John Hunt’s day begins at dawn. There are hundreds of avocado trees to plant and 10 tons of fresh-...
Forbidden X In 1992, the Arturo Fuente Cigar Co. literally planted the seeds for the Fuente Fuente...
The Glenlivet Cellar Collection 1964 While the Glenlivet arguably remains America’s most widely...
The ritualized use of sweets, primarily in the form of calorie-laden desserts, to mark the special...
The aristocracy of Art Deco, the streamlined design style that swept the world in the 1910s, 1920s...
In 76 b.c., the captain of a merchant vessel from Rhodes veered too close to the cliff-lined shores...

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