Creating limited edition automobiles can be a risque business, for too often the collectible nature of such a car is a complete contrivance. Made too many coupes?
The wailing exhaust note of a Porsche V-10 engine is not a wake-up call option at most resorts.
Early in Jack Smith’s writing career, the Philadelphia Inquirer dubbed him “Our man on the macho beat” for his coverage of the French Foreign Legion, pro football, and lion taming, and for survivi
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.
My favorite modern Lamborghini is the Gallardo. In fact, it is my favorite sports car, period, for reasons elucidated in last year’s Car of the Year issue.
While most of our Car of the Year guests descended upon Meadowood on a Wednesday, a few, including myself, reached Napa the previous day.
Whenever I get my hands on the latest 911, I cannot help but compare it with its predecessor. True confession: I never really loved the 996, despite using one as a daily driver for many years.
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.
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 engine, and took a deep breath, for the hard part was next
The MC12 marks a new era for Maserati, whose last interna
The airliner touches down in Bologna, a group of Italian teenagers on board cheers and applauds and then breaks into a beautiful operatic aria.
For the last five years, American auto enthusiasts have been able only to watch with envy as their European counterparts snapped up the Pagani Zonda C12 and the more current and more powerful Zond
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 the German automaker’s designers took plenty of draft and kn
Exclusivity just isn’t what it used to be. If you own a Ferrari Enzo, for example, you know that 398 other drivers are enjoying the same experience.
To celebrate the 25th birthday of the Mercedes-Benz G-Class (www.mbusa.com), AMG fitted the upcoming G55 with the ultimate noisemaker: a bellowi
The second-generation Mercedes-Benz SLK (www.mbusa.com) will arrive in September displaying style references to the Formula One–inspired SLR McL
The Tzero is an electric-powered, zero-emissions sports car that can accelerate from zero to 60 in 3.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 102 mph.
If judged solely on the modest block under its hood, the Lotus Elise that the British carmaker introduced to the European market in 1995 would never have gained its acclaim.
You don’t have to be a brain surgeon to recognize the racing merits of Ferrari’s stripped-down Challenge Stradale. You just have to drive the car.
This decade may well be indexed in automotive history as the era of big brutes hidden within the shells of sleek and sexy coupes.
Three Ford Motor Co. test-drivers, car guys who burn rubber and inhale exhaust fumes for a living, are mesmerized by the image on an 8-inch LCD screen.
The Lamborghini Gallardo is my hands-down “Car of the Year” winner, simply because it does its job as a sports car so well—and its beauty seals the deal.
Like a vehicle model that remains in production for 11 years, Robb Report’s “Car of the Year” feature has evolved considerably since its debut in 1994.
The McLaren F1 became an instant classic when it rolled onto the automotive scene in 1994.
Anyone who has lived with Porsches knows that
Porsche became a dominant force on the racetrack during the mid-1950s with its splendid 550 and 550A.