It is easy to overlook the subtle design elements that distinguish the Corvette Z06 from other new ’Vettes.
A driver judges a car, says Aston Martin chief program engineer David King, largely by how well it steers.
At one time, a luxury automobile was distinguished more by the rarity of its appearance than its price.
Driving the 2006 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet is not an experience that will make you hold on to your hat, at least not literally.
It takes just four seconds—the amount of time a Ferrari F430 requires to reach 60 mph—to understand why Lamborghini created a special edit
When the new Porsche Cayman S arrives in showrooms in the spring of 2006, it may look familiar; it will share front fenders, hood, doors,
Ferrari always has sought to pull owner passions closer to the company’s heart, which is its racing heritage.
Another monster has come to life in the quiet German town of Ingolstadt, but unlike Mary Shelley’s creature, this one, Audi’s 2007 RS4, is
The 2006 Mazda MX-5 (www.mazdausa.com) features a redesigned body and a more commod
Simone Schedoni has firsthand experience with the fanaticism that Ferraris can engender.
Creating limited edition automobiles can be a risque business, for too often the collectible nature of such a car is a complete contrivanc
For a few years in the early and mid-1970s, one Italian coachbuilder abandoned the voluptuous rounded forms for which Italian cars had bec
The wailing exhaust note of a Porsche V-10 engine is not a wake-up call option at most resorts.
Born in the wake of the 1961 Palace Revolt at Maranello, the Breadvan is perhaps the most instantly recognizable Ferrari—for both its quir
Early in Jack Smith’s writing career, the Philadelphia Inquirer dubbed him “Our man on the macho beat” for his coverage of the French Fore
Sipping a cocktail while lounging in the Patio de Caballos at the elegant Hacienda La Boticaria Hotel near Seville, Spain, BMW board membe
City streets, interstates, and showrooms abound with two-seaters masquerading as racecars built for the street.
The public had yet to catch a glimpse of Speed, Style, and Beauty, the exhibit that ran from March through early July at Boston’s Museum o
Oscar Wilde argued that the only excuse for making something ugly is that it be useful, while the sole justification for an utterly useles
The Chrysler 300, as proven by multiple sightings of black, white, and blue variants on the roads of Napa Valley, cannot claim exclusivity
Not long ago, Land Rover—with its Range Rover and Discovery—held a monopoly on the luxury SUV market.
Herb Harris, one of the Car of the Year participants, steered the Lotus Elise into the parking lot at the Napa Valley Reserve, killed the
My favorite modern Lamborghini is the Gallardo.
Bentley’s 2005 Arnage T is a lovely leftover, a mechanical souvenir from distant days when Rolls-Royce was its builder and any thought of
Commonly referred to as the C6, the sixth-generation Corvette had been the subject of much speculation over the last few years.