Even with less than restrained optioning, it’d be a mighty stretch to suggest that the elfin Lotus Elise—all 1,984 pounds of it—could ever be overburdened by creature comforts and
Last year, Robb Report and Aston Martin teamed-up to build a limited run of seven all-black V8 Vantage Roadsters for serious collectors.
By the third day of the Audi Hamilton Island Race Week 2009 off Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the weather gods are clearly unhappy.
The standard Boxster is much more than a rich man’s Miata: It’s a pure- blooded Porsche. But weight is the enemy of performance.
Although the Boxster S is no longer at the top of the Porsche roadster model line (it was usurped by the Boxster Spyder), it is still one of the best handling convertibles in the world.
Weight is the enemy of performance. It’s something that Porsche, with some 28,000 racetrack triumphs under its belt, knows better than most.
Despite its rather docile power train, the original GranTurismo’s exterior styling represents one of Pininfarina’s most beautiful modern designs.
The BMW M6 Convertible may be getting a little long in tooth, but the V10 engine still offers enough oomph for serious wind-in-the-hair acceleration and a thoroughly enjoyable exhaust note.
The BMW 550i will be one of the first new 5 Series model variants built for the 2011 redesign.
Using the same turbocharged six-cylinder engine found in the smaller 3 Series, the BMW 535i saves on fuel but still offers solid performance and drivability.