Automobiles

Over the course of the Gallardo’s 10-year production run, Lamborghini sold some 14,000 examples of the car and its variants—including the Gallardo LP560-4...
The third in a series of six Bugatti Legends special editions, the new 2014 Bugatti Veyron Meo Costantini is named after Meo Costantini, a friend of Ettore Bugatti’s and the head of the Bugatti race...
For the 2014 model year and for the first time ever, Aston Martin is offering its top-of-the-line Vanquish as a ragtop, or, as Aston Martin calls it, a Volante. As with the coupe version of the new-...
The plug-in ELR coupe, which will arrive in showrooms in January and is based on the Converj concept from 2009, is Cadillac’s first electric model—and executives at Cadillac and General Motors have...
In the case of the Mission RS electric motorcycle, sound can be deceiving. Instead of roaring, the bike’s 150 kW motor softly hums while it generates 160 hp and 120 ft lbs of torque. This is at least...
With a power output of 200 hp and a dry weight of 342 pounds, the recently unveiled Ducati 1199 Superleggera ( www.ducati.com ) has the greatest power-to-weight ratio of any production motorcycle...
The 2014 Maserati Ghibli is powered by a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 built by Ferrari, which produces 404 hp when equipped with the all-wheel-drive...
BMW ’s all-new i3 electric car may look something like a science project, but a short test-drive reveals it to be a well-thought-out alternative to the conventional gasoline-powered automobile. The...
The bowtie division is back in the rear-drive-performance-sedan market with the new 2014 Chevrolet SS four-door, offering V-8 power for under $50,000. Built by GM’s Holden unit in Australia, the...
Experience Monticello Motor Club with the most extreme driving program in the US. Located just 90 minutes from New York City, Monticello Motor Club is a private country club racetrack that hosts a...
Top-end luxury and performance models dominated the Los Angeles Auto Show , with the 2014 Jaguar F-Type Coupe leading the A-list of stars. Originally shown as a coupe in concept form, the production...
For the 2014 model year and for the first time ever, Aston Martin is offering its top-of-the-line...
The BMW i8 is equipped with an all-new 231 hp 1.5-liter turbocharged 3-cylinder engine, which...
1925 Rolls-Royce Phantom I For an obvious reason, this Phantom I has been dubbed the Round Door Rolls. But the design of the doors, which evoke the entrance to a bathysphere or a bank vault, is only...
At home on the track or on display in a modern-art gallery, the Ecosse Moto Works Founder’s Edition Race ( www.ecossemoto.com ) marks the end of the production run for the Heretic, the Denver company...
It could have taken a radical departure from the company’s design vocabulary, but instead the Jaguar C-X17 Sports Crossover Concept ( www.jaguarusa.com ) appears to be a logical expression of design...
Shortly before its ballyhooed debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, the production version of the Porsche 918 Spyder ( www.porsche.com ) stirred as much hoopla at the racetrack as it would...
From the beginning, nearly 40 years ago—when Porsche introduced the first turbocharged production 911 at the 1974 Paris Motor Show—the Turbo model has emphasized raw, unadulterated power. The engine...
My lords, ladies, and gentlemen: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, auto manufacturer by appointment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, has the honor of announcing the addition of the 2014 Wraith to its...
A firsthand account of the Colorado Grand: the longest-running and most exclusive classic car tour in the United States. It’s the opening morning of the Colorado Grand ( www.co1000.com ), a four-day...
If Tim McGrane, the director of the Blackhawk Automotive Museum in Danville, Calif., could have anything this holiday season, it would be a sizable acquisition fund—something that would allow the...
Herb Harris vividly recalls days from his youth when he would watch, awestruck, as motorcyclists took to the open roads around his junior high school in Midland, Texas. “They were like gods swooping...
With these American sports car continuations, driving a classic has never been easier. Tenacity and patience got Lance Stander past the legal obstacles that stymied his company, Superformance, during...
Former Italian racing team consultants deliver a true-to-life F/1 simulation. Evotek’s sym 026 Club Simulator isn’t for everyone, nor is it intended to be. When the designers and mechanical engineers...
THE GIFT The first (serial number 1) Galpin Ford GTR1, a supercar based on the Ford GT sports car and the Ford GT40, one of the most influential racecars of all time. A wide range of customization...
When the fourth-annual Austrian Alpine Rally set off from the starting line in Vienna on the morning of June 22, 1913, more than a trophy was at stake for Claude Johnson, the managing director of...
Cadillac rolled out a bold replacement for the Escalade full-size SUV. Powered by a 420 hp 6.2-liter V-8, the new Escalade will be offered in two- and four-wheel drive as well as on two wheelbases—...
The engineering house Callaway is offering an innovative wagon version of the 2014 Corvette Stingray called the AeroWagon; it expects to begin delivery of the modified cars in early 2014. Known for...
This 1954 Plymouth Belmont One-Off Concept Car is a featured blue chip vehicle of the Salon Collection and will cross the auction block at the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in...
The inaugural Arizona Concours d’Elegance has chosen 80 exceptional automobiles to compete for awards Sunday, January 12, 2014, at the Arizona Biltmore Resort. The completed list of accepted entries...

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