Automobiles

For those who believe that an automotive gathering cannot possibly be more exclusive, breathtaking, or debonair than the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, we submit—for your consideration—the...
On May 22, about 140 Ferraris will be on parade at Old Pasadena’s historic Colorado Blvd. for the third annual Concorso Ferrari , hosted by Ferrari Club of America’s Southwest Region (FCA SW). A...
The time has finally come. After three years of rumors and spy photography, a replacement for Lamborghini’s Murciélago was finally unveiled in March. The magnetism of a new V-12-powered Lamborghini —...
The Mercedes-Benz Classic Center does more than just restore classic cars. It also reveals their stories. It would not be uncommon for a visitor to the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center ( www.mercedes-...
1930 Cord L-29 Phaeton Sedan The Auburn-Cord-duesenberg triumvirate was Errett Lobban Cord’s ambitious attempt to merge three tiers of luxury automobiles. The venture also afforded him his long-...
For those who think that hybrid cars are for pragmatic, fuel-sipping performance haters, Porsche would like you to think again. The German manufacturer is even going so far as to race a hybrid-...
Following on last year’s inaugural event, the 2nd Annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance once again sets the bar for a concours in a setting as refined as the automobiles on show. More than 100...
The Land Rover Range Rover sits at the top of the luxury SUV segment as one of the only vehicles on the road today that offers both a handsomely styled interior and exterior, and bona fide off-road...
Despite Audi’s recent efforts with clean-diesel engines in the A3 TDI and Q7 TDI models, the German luxury brand will soon offer a whole new type of alternative power train in the States with the...
As the automotive world searches for the ultimate alternative to gasoline-fueled engines, the big three premium German automakers ( Audi, BMW , and Mercedes-Benz ) continue to build a case for clean...
Conceived in the aftermath of World War II, at a time when many European countries were attempting to rebuild and restore tattered, downtrodden economies, the modern-day scooter became a vehicle that...
Ecosse Moto Works has a reputation for concocting perfectly unreasonable motorcycles, flawlessly detailed six-figure bikes that are handmade for a small but dedicated clientele. But the Denver, Colo...
Moto Guzzi played the nostalgia card with its retro-inspired V7 Café Classic, and the new V7 Racer ($9,790) takes a sharper-edged stab at the heady era of British rockers and their stylish rides...
Ferraris are great cars to own, but are they a good investment? Get the answer from our panel of experts on Robb Report’s first Collector Car Investment Forum. Robert Ross, our automotive editor,...
In its ongoing quest to keep pace with BMW’s famously quick “M” cars and Audi’s high-performance “S” and “RS” models, Mercedes-Benz has—via its in-house speed shop, AMG—taken the sledgehammer...
The Cadillac Escalade is the standard-bearer for a uniquely American brand of opulence: It’s substantial, swift, and silent, with bold good looks and acres of chrome. Becker Automotive is an American...
There’s a special place in the hearts of the BMW faithful for the original M3 coupe. With flared fenders and an outsized rear wing, the petite “E30” M3, sold in the United States from 1988 to 1992,...
There was a time when just about any vehicle cobbled together in Italy had a reasonable shot at exotic-car status, especially if it hailed from Maranello or Modena. Today, it takes a significantly...
There are few manufacturers as savvy as Porsche when it comes to artfully leveraging its illustrious history and the mystique of its current models in creating limited-production specials. On the...
Museum Row along the Miracle Mile in Los Angeles is home to the Petersen Automotive Museum, which will host a slew of supercars, both classic and contemporary, from March 5 to October 16 during an...
Opulence and effortless speed are lovely, but the real charm of owning a fine motorcar is its supreme exclusivity. And yet, in some neighborhoods, even the most extraordinary vehicles can start to...
While it’s lovely to have prodigious power under your right foot, a sumptuous cabin to coddle you, and a 16-speaker audio system to amuse you, sometimes a car’s most desirable amenity is the ability...
Building a faster 458 Italia is no small feat. Out of the box, Ferrari’s mid-engined masterpiece will deliver its occupants to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds and press onward past the 200-mph mark. With the...
The most remarkable thing about the Lexus LFA ( www.lexus.com ) is not that it is extremely quick (202 mph), very expensive ($375,000), or exceedingly exclusive (only 500 will be built), but that it...
Year after year, Cadillac demonstrates a startling, Benjamin Button–like tendency to age in reverse, transforming from a straitlaced old money marque into a brand that increasingly lights up the eyes...
The annual Palm Beach Cavallino Classic , held January 18 to 23, will showcase 400 vintage and new Ferraris from around the world and will celebrate the opening of Ferrari’s Palm Beach dealership...
Not just any car merits a nickname like “Godzilla.” A longtime performance icon in its homeland, the Nissan GT-R took America by storm three years ago with radical looks, a twin-turbo V-6, and all-...
Among mid-luxury four doors, in a segment that includes the deeply impressive Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW 5-series sedans, Audi’s A6 has always been content to play the role of the suave, soft-...
Proof that where there’s a will, there’s a niche, Mercedes-Benz (which already offers 16 model lines in the United States) plans to extend its family tree once again with a production version of the...
The Los Angeles Auto Show is always good for a few surprises. However, no one expected much from BMW this year, as the German automaker decided to forgo the standard press conference—despite having a...

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