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The $59,890 Lotus Exige S ( www.lotuscars.com ) may look like a bantamweight in this company of...
First came the Maybach 62, introduced four years ago as an 18-footer for elderly businessmen and...
The first BMW X5 ( www.bmwusa.com ) introduced drivers to the concept of an SUV that behaved like a...
The Audi R8 ( www.audi.com ) may lack a long history, but it already has experienced plenty of...
The oversize, overendowed, and pretty much over-everything undertaking known as Maybach was...
One writer damned the Quasi-Automatic Transmission in the otherwise smooth and affable Maserati...
The thin, dry desert air over the Las Vegas Motor Speedway often resounds with the noise of F-22...
The Mercedes-Benz Concept Ocean Drive car has the underpinnings of the long-wheelbase S600 sedan,...
One carmaker continues to advance standards for technology, safety, and performance in automobiles...
Fresh from Bavaria, the latest M Series coupe follows the M5 sedan’s 2006 Car of the Year showing...
Audi’s new version of the S8 exceeded the expectations of many participants in this year’s event...
Conventional wisdom says that while a Rolls-Royce fairly screams money and status, a Maybach, a...
The first Porsche 911 Turbo hit the streets more than 30 years ago, and depending on one’s...
If BMW motorcycles were cars, they would be Porsche 911s. Both are high-end, high-priced forms of...
What a difference pressing a button can make. One jab of the index finger upon the simple gray...
It may be true that, as a BMW spokesman says, the M6 convertible will appeal to the car enthusiast...
In the very beginning, in the 1880s, while working independently and in separate workshops near...
With the advent of the R10, the turbo-diesel-powered prototype that is dominating the international...
No sound of wheels or hoof-beat breaks The silence of the summer day, As by the loveliest of all...
BMW was first, in 1996, with its made-in-America Z3 roadster, which, powered by a 4-cylinder engine...
It used to be that Mercedes-Benz built highly capable sedans wrapped in utterly conservative...
“On the gas! On the gas! On the gas!” my guide repeated as I shot up the side of a sand dune in a...
“What brings people to Mallorca this time of year?” I asked the concierge at Son Julia ( www...
There is a story, perhaps apocryphal, about a man who picked up his new Audi A8 in Los Angeles,...
En route from Málaga to Marbella along the scenic expressway in southern Spain, I search in vain...
What a difference $22,000, a supercharger, some transmission reprogramming, bigger wheels, beefier...
Few events stir more memorable moments than baseball season openers; the third Thursday of every...
Audi’s A8 L W12 was the tuxedo in our wardrobe of beautifully tailored driving machines. It carried...
No car before or since has cleaved the air as effectively as did the 1954 Mercedes 300SL, the...
Sir Stirling Moss buckles the strap on his trademark white open-face helmet, adjusts his goggles,...

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