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1960 Porsche Type 718 RS 60 Spyder In 1960, the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile—motor...
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When Sean Connery tore up a few European switchbacks in a DB5 in 1964’s Goldfinger , the Aston...
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1952 Siata 208S Spyder The 208S represented a reversal of roles for two Turin, Italy, automakers:...
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The 8C 2900B has been described as the cultured son of a champion athlete. It descended directly...
Illustration by Michael Morgenstern
Children shout as I pass through their villages; "Suuuuuu-per-maaaaan!" they scream at me. In Italy...
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Break from the Routine. Judging from the way that the Drophead Coupé’s teak tonneau cover flips up...
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Great Expectations. It is built by Mercedes, one of the world’s oldest and finest carmakers. Its...
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Downshifted. To anyone who has driven BMW’s M6 Convertible, it may come as a surprise that the car...
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Soft and Dry. A car of far less power, heft, and acceleration than even its own factory mates,...
It has been more than 10 years since the first time I jumped out of an airplane, but I still recall...
With the notable exceptions of hearses and London taxicabs, everything on wheels seems to travel...
Nearly a decade has passed since BMW paid £40 million (about $65 million) for the rights to the...
The Audi R8 ( www.audi.com ) may lack a long history, but it already has experienced plenty of...
Some see Jaguar’s latest as a lovely luxury grand tourer that is to the British manner born, with...
It was a majestic, if meandering, beginning, an elegant yet extended passage. But now, after four...
For years after its introduction, the 1600 Spider represented the defining design of Alfa Romeo...
In the early 1950s, General Motors designer Harley Earl, fresh from watching world speed records...
Among the millions of tales concerning the Emerald Isle is the one about the Aer Lingus captain,...
In the very beginning, in the 1880s, while working independently and in separate workshops near...
This latest two-car clique, this high-powered upgrading of a recently refreshed coupe and a gently...
The second Rolls-Royce model line to be built at the new Goodwood, England, factory will be a...
BMW was first, in 1996, with its made-in-America Z3 roadster, which, powered by a 4-cylinder engine...
No sound of wheels or hoof-beat breaks The silence of the summer day, As by the loveliest of all...
Bentley’s Continental GT Convertible is much more than the third of the company’s triplets. The car...
Three-quarters of a century after Ford installed a V-8 engine in its 1932 Roadster, a car that the...
Its exhaust note turns heads even before the Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder comes into view—quickly—as...
Exclusivity in the world of sports and luxury automobiles is relative. Porsches and Mercedes seem...
No business school professor would tout the Morgan Motor Co. as a model for modern entrepreneurs to...
At one time, a luxury automobile was distinguished more by the rarity of its appearance than its...
The 2006 Mazda MX-5 ( www.mazdausa.com ) features a redesigned body and a more commodious cockpit...

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