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  1. The name Rapide returns to Aston Martin for the 2011 model year. Raised from the dusty files of Lagonda—the company that built the original Rapide tourers (1934-1937), the Lagonda Rapide (1961-1964...
  2. The DBS performs more like a grand tourer than a sports car, which is a great reason to opt for the Volante version and take a joyride down the coast. The three-layer fabric top—which can be raised...
  3. Designed behind the locked doors of Acura’s California design facility, the ZDX—an oxymoronically labeled four-door sports coupe that debuted as a crossover prototype last April—is now a full...
  4. Though it dates to 1861, Beau-Rivage Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland, is by no means fusty and old-fashioned. A recently completed $74 million refurbishment—which spanned 12 years—has kept this Belle...
  5. Fashion leaders share their favorite apparel and accessories for spring, including a bright gingham jacket and sleek loafers—pieces that can update a classic look or serve as the building blocks of a...
  6. Porsche’s ultimate assault on the off-road arena was the impressive Cayenne Turbo S, an uncompromising SUV-cum-sport wagon that established the performance standard for its vehicle class. Now, with...
  7. 1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster. Shortly before the end of World War II, Standard Motor Co. acquired the Triumph brand in an attempt to compete with Jaguar, which had been purchasing engines from Standard...
  8. Chris Dawson is pleased as punch with his latest assignment. As the blond, British captain strolls through Selene, a new, 184-foot semicustom sailing yacht from Perini Navi that has docked in Monaco...
  9. Rudolf Diesel designed his namesake engine in 1897 to operate on peanut oil, a clean, renewable power source. But makers of petroleum-derived diesel fuel cornered the market early—Mercedes first put...
  10. Because of its appetite for fuel and its relatively ample form, the Cadillac Escalade became a finely appointed moving target for those concerned about the environmental and political costs of...

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