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.
Excepting the exotic SLR, the bad boy in the Mercedes-Benz convertible clubhouse is the SL55’s bigger brother, the SL65.
While most of our Car of the Year guests descended upon Meadowood on a Wednesday, a few, including myself, reached Napa the previous day.
Equating a Cadillac with one of GM’s economy marques might seem like slander, but Car of the Year participant Bill Harlan intended it as a
From the outset, I was impressed with the appearance of BMW’s new-Bangled 7 Series sedan.
If the meaning of the Maserati Quattroporte’s descriptor is not obvious, it is Italian for “four doors,” but it does not refer to somethin
Whenever I get my hands on the latest 911, I cannot help but compare it with its predecessor.
Once in a rare while there appears an automobile that has it all and will go the distance, and then go beyond the farthest horizon.
While supercar test-driving is not part of the everyday activities at the Equinox, located in southern Vermont’s Manchest
A side from several understated features—aluminum side mirrors and a slightly modified spoiler, for example—the Audi S4 resembles a standa
The airliner touches down in Bologna, a group of Italian teenagers on board cheers and applauds and then breaks into a beautiful operatic
The interstate highway traditionally has been the playground for bikes bearing the BMW propeller.
If the 2005 Porsche 911 has indeed been in development since the fall of 1998, then it could appear—at first glance, at least—as though th
During one surreal weekend on the Monterey Peninsula, it is not unusual to see a Blower Bentley idling beside a Lamborghini Diablo at a tr
When Mercedes-Benz executives huddled together four years ago to develop plans for a brand-new model, they wisely looked no further than t
For the last five years, American auto enthusiasts have been able only to watch with envy as their European counterparts snapped up the Pa
If the decision is left to a team of eight MIT graduate students, the first hydrogen-powered General Motors vehicle will be available for
“Mira, señor,” says Eugenio, taking a moment from other distractions to demonstrate how the Caddy’s power seat—a slick, blood red Naugahyd
Exclusivity just isn’t what it used to be.