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  1. A wardrobe staple of Ivy Leaguers in the 1950s, the colorful and coarse Harris Tweed wool sport coat eventually lost its cachet when its popularity with the upper crust led to a deluge of lower-...
  2. Nearly two decades after its introduction as the original sports sedan, the BMW M5 remains one of the best. Powered by a 5-liter V-10 pumping out 500 hp and 383 ft lbs of torque, the $81,000 M5 will...
  3. On a March evening in 1930, Woolf Barnato, heir to a South African diamond fortune and chairman of Bentley Motors, was attending a dinner party aboard a yacht moored near Cannes, France, when he...
  4. First impressions certainly contain elements of reliability, but wiser judges know that last impressions are typically lasting impressions. And so for years, America’s last recollections of one...
  5. The generations of engineers and designers responsible for building the various iterations of the Chevrolet Corvette over the past five decades have been nothing if not consistent. From its show-car...
  6. At the national health club chain The Sports Club/LA ( www.thesportsclub.com ), you can arrive with sneakers and briefcase at 5 am, stay until the gym closes at 11 pm, and get in a full day’s work...
  7. Light sport aircraft are arriving on the market en masse, as one model after another earns certification from the Federal Aviation Administration, which created the category last year. By midsummer,...
  8. The connoisseur’s friends might lie to him, began the woman across the table. His business associates might fudge the truth, and his companion, however well-intentioned she may be, might be less than...
  9. They say it’s a man’s world, but lately one wonders. After breaking through corporate glass ceilings, a small but determined contingent of women have seized upon the objects of our connoisseurship,...
  10. Every few days, a handful of travelers gather on an isolated stretch of beach on Zanzibar, doff their shoes, and wade out to a launch bound for Africa’s premier private island resort, Mnemba Island...

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