You don’t have to be a brain surgeon to recognize the racing merits of Ferrari’s stripped-down Challenge Stradale. You just have to drive the car.
Luigi Chinetti Sr. did not consider his trio of victories at Le Mans his most significant professional achievement.
This decade may well be indexed in automotive history as the era of big brutes hidden within the shells of sleek and sexy coupes.
By that same quirk of time that seems to improve spaghetti sauce and lost love, an initially competent automobile is typically much better the second time around.
The 2004 Monster 1000 is not Ducati’s top performance motorcycle, but many of the Ducatisti consider it one of the Italian manufacturer’s most aesthetically appealing machines.
When our January 1990 cover asked readers, “Is this car an original?” without a doubt, few who correctly responded in the negative could elaborate on their answers.
Push a particular button on the Lexus LS430’s navigation system, and miniature flags of Japan, China, and France appear on a map on the car’s 7-inch touchscreen.
Accompanied by a questionnaire asking the Ducatisti for their comments, photos of three Ducati prototypes appeared without notice on the company’s web site last October.
The Porsche Cayenne is shrinking, and its sibling, the Volkswagen Touareg, is growing.
Though they will have to wait until the end of this year or the beginning of 2005, fans of Audi (www.audiusa.com) can expect a 12-cylinder ver