Automobiles

Now in its 15th year, the Gumball 3000 has established itself as one of the world’s most unique celebrations of the supercar culture. Each annual gathering draws numerous vehicles of the highest...
A definitive must on any car enthusiast’s checklist is a visit to the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, especially now that the previously off-limits basement vault is open for tours...
The F12 descriptor, chosen by Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo, references the brand’s Formula 1 racing heritage and the car’s cylinder count; berlinetta is Italian for "little saloon." As of mid-...
As the lure and legend of a true “barn find” grows here in the United States, the opportunity to actually obtain an extremely rare classic car in pristine condition with low mileage is hard to come...
Mecum Auctions has built its reputation around one very important niche in the collector-car market: American muscle. So, naturally, it is the company offering up one of the world’s most famous...
For years, Ferrari and McLaren have battled each other in the rarefied air of Formula 1 racing, but increasingly they have taken that competition to the street, now that the U.K.-based McLaren has...
Fifty years ago, in a fit of pique, Ferruccio Lamborghini—a maker of tractors and other industrial equipment—started his own sports-car company after a run-in with Enzo Ferrari over a car that...
Ferrari has entered the hybrid arena at full throttle. LaFerrari, which was unveiled at the Geneva...
The sexy mid-engine Alfa Romeo 4C that debuted at this year’s Geneva Motor Show is paving the way...
While super storm Sandy was hammering the East Coast and drenching rains were merging Venice with the Adriatic Sea last fall, similar weather was pounding Morocco into mud. Downpours of biblical...
Even though Ferrari may not have invented the concept of the supercar, it deserves credit for keeping the flame alive with a succession of these limited-run exotics dating all the way back to the...
The sexy mid-engine Alfa Romeo 4C that debuted at this year’s Geneva Motor Show is paving the way back to the United States for the iconic Italian marque. Measuring 157 inches overall on a 94-inch...
Bentley has recharged its most iconic model, the Mulsanne, with a series of new features that serve modern business executives. From the backseat, two picnic tables designed for an iPad and wireless...
Barrett-Jackson auto auctions began humbly with a small charitable auto show in the 60s. Now, almost five decades later, the Scottsdale-based auction company hosts four highly anticipated shows...
The 2013 McLaren Automotive 12C Spider is a supercar and a superb convertible that has the same...
With little noise and even less posturing, Audi has caught up with its fellow Germans Porsche, BMW...
Acura's RLX is loaded with advanced technology, including the company's Precision All-Wheel Steer...
When Honda pulled the wraps off its luxury division in 1986, Acura ’s promise—“Precision Crafted Performance”—was as much a guiding principle as it was a marketing ploy. The flagship Legend was a...
The arrival of a new Corvette has always been an occasion. From its debut at GM’s 1953 Motorama show, held in the ballroom of New York’s Waldorf-Astoria hotel, Chevy’s dynamic two-seater—America’s...
There’s a lot to be excited about with Chevrolet's 2014 Corvette Stingray—thanks to an all-aluminum...
Tally Ho The Grand Sport Vitesse astounds by its numbers alone. It has a 7.9-liter, 16-cylinder, 1,200 hp engine; four turbochargers; a top speed of 255 mph; 10 radiators; tires that cost about $27,...
Wagon to a Star The FF is an anomaly in Ferrari’s lineup: It is the only all-wheel-drive model and the only shooting brake (two-door wagon). Many of the judges were aghast at the car’s anime-style...
Extreme performance: Mercedes SLS Gullwing— An insider’s look at the SLS Gullwing. With 563 hp and...
Long, low, and a little rough around the edges, the Zero Engineering Type 9 soft tail is a stirring...
No slouch when it debuted for the 2011 model year, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Gullwing coupe has nonetheless benefited from a steady stream of meaningful revisions. Last year saw the launch of the SLS...

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