Automobiles

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...
The limited-edition 2013 Indian Chief Vintage Final Edition ( www.indianmotorcycle.com ) is intended to mark the end of the Kings Mountain, N.C., era of the Indian brand—though that era actually...
A two-seat sports coupe for the Porsche purist, the 2014 Porsche Cayman S ( www.porsche.com ) is more solid, better balanced, and nimbler than the Boxster roadster from which it derives. The Cayman S...
Wild Horses The Mustang Shelby GT500 does more than just carry the name of the late Carroll Shelby; it bears his handprint. The most obvious example of Shelby’s influence is the car’s 5.8-liter, 662...
Easy Being Greener Since the beginnings of Bentley Motors, when the carmaker’s big and supercharged racecars were honking around Brooklands and Le Mans, the company philosophy has remained the same:...
Spectral Spectacle This second generation of the reborn Phantom line—every inch of it, and there are many inches reaching in all directions—is what the world has come to expect from the company that...
The Sound and the Jury If they had been blindfolded and asked to rate the cars solely on the sound of the engines, our judges undoubtedly would have selected the GranTurismo Convertible Sport as the...
Sport Light Fantastic The SL progenitor, the iconic 300SL, firmly established the model’s heritage when it debuted in 1952. Today the original SLs are million-dollar-plus collectibles whose halos...
Miles of Smiles The 3 Wheeler elicited more emotion from our judges than did all the other Car of the Year automobiles combined, though most of that emotion was expressed as unprintable invective...
True to Form The $100,000 sports car has become as common as dirt. So how is it that one, the 911 Carrera S, charmed enough judges to be voted Car of the Year by a substantial margin? To anyone who...
Blast from the Past The Corvette has been around so long that early detractors—mostly Eurocentric elitists who considered the car an embarrassment of plastic panels wrapped around uncouth mechanicals...
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...
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,...
Sporty, Sophisticated, and Subtle Decisions, decisions. Audi’s bumper crop of new offerings forced the Robb Report editors to choose between the RS5, S7, and S8—each the best variant of its...
Model of Consistency Beauty, thy name is Aston Martin. This was the consensus among our judges, nearly all of whom lauded the aesthetics of the longest-running model in Aston Martin’s lineup. The...
Slogan's Hero While BMW adds models such as the X6, the X1, and the 5 Series Gran Turismo to include something for everyone, the implication in the company’s tagline—that it makes only one thing: the...
The following Robb Report readers were among the guests who joined the magazine’s editors and writers in driving, evaluating, and ranking the 2013 Car of the Year candidates. Rudy Albers Jim Allen...
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...
Aston Martin is kicking off its first comprehensive motorsports program in United States with the sale of 12 of its famed GT4 racecars ($195,000 each) and 10 new car models set to race at speedways...

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