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For those accustomed to being driven rather than doing the driving themselves, the Rolls-Royce Phantom (particularly the grander-than-grand Extended Wheelbase model) is the ultimate conveyance. But...
It’s not every day that a bona fide concept car — particularly a splendiferous flight of fancy like the Jaguar C-X75 —makes the leap to the production line, but in this case it is happening...
When you have been building a generally peerless, certainly palatial off-road icon for four decades, what better way to celebrate its big 4-0 than by creating the ultimate edition of that vehicle?...
While motorcars become greener, lighter, smaller, and less expensive, Bentley clings to its heritage by offering the Mul­sanne, a supersized sedan with a carbon footprint as large as that of a South...
With the arrival of so many new or thoroughly updated models from top manufacturers, 2011 could be called the Year of the Sedan. The best of the bunch perform on a par with world-class coupes and GTs...
The Bentley Continental GT ( www.bentleymotors.com ) debuted in 2003, so it was high time for a second generation. The latest GT is entirely new, although it requires a discerning eye to notice the...
Aston Martin focuses as much on the mood of motoring as it does on the mechanicals of its cars. The Vanquish, the DB9, and the DBS, for example, ride a little rough around the edges—as they should,...
Aston Martin has done a remarkable job designing each and every one of its cars in a way that appeals to both the style-minded and performance-obsessed buyer. For some, however, the body lines and...
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...
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...
Lotus is on a roll. Last year, the small British company unveiled the Evora sport coupe—the automaker’s first all-new car in nearly 15 years—and this year Lotus surprised the world by unveiling five...
The debut of the original Bentley Continental GT in 2003 breathed new life into the otherwise antiquated British marque. At the time, Bentley was selling only about 1,000 models annually, but—due in...
Ask anyone more than 40 years old to name the most famous car in their movie-viewing memory, and chances are the 1964 Aston Martin DB5 driven by Agent 007, James Bond, will be the first that comes to...
There are very few cars on the road today more handsome than the Jaguar XKR Convertible . Working from the 2009 model, designer Ian Callum added a deeper chin to the front, fender scoops to the jowls...
Each September, Westport, Connecticut, plays host to the Fairfield County Concours d’Elegance, a two-day event celebrating the best of automobile and motorcycle engineering and design. This year,...
Bentley’s Continental GT coupe and GTC convertible have never been shy on power or speed—the “base” models’ 552 horsepower and top speed of 195 miles per hour and the Speed editions’ 602 horsepower...
Last year, Robb Report and Aston Martin teamed-up to build a limited run of seven all-black V8 Vantage Roadsters for serious collectors. It appears that the British manufacturer liked the concept so...
The Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupé has a few of the same familial traits as its cousin, the convertible Drophead Coupé: rear-hinged suicide doors and an optional brushed-stainless-steel finish for the...
Rolls-Royce’s Drophead Coupé is built from the chassis of the Phantom sedan, and although it’s about 10 inches shorter, it still stretches nearly 19 feet from stem to stern. A machine this grandiose...
The four-door Rolls-Royce Ghost is the latest addition to the British automaker’s royal family. Although it is considered to be the baby Rolls, it is only 17 inches shorter than the brand’s 19-foot-...
Throughout the 20th century, Morgan made a name for itself as an innovator, turning out capable performers on road and track. In the early days, scrappy Morgan owners broke records in trials, and the...
It’s not every day that Lotus unveils an entirely new model—and it’s even rarer that the company releases a model with more than two seats. The new Evora (a name that has nothing to do with the...
Lotus Cars founder Colin Chapman had a simple formula for making cars faster: "To add speed, add lightness." More than 25 years after Chapman’s death, his company’s automobiles continue to embody...
The 2010 Range Rover Sport is based on the LR4 platform and this supercharged model was designed for sport-and-touring drivers rather than country squires and rain-forest explorers. This year, the...
The LR4 is the new baby Rover. As a successor to the LR3, it is a smaller, lighter model that comes with the new, more powerful engine and a smooth 6-speed ZF gearbox—although, no supercharged...
When Jaguar unveiled its supercharged version of the XF sedan, we found ourselves wondering why—when Jaguar traditionally uses an "R" to distinguish its supercharged racing-performance models—the 470...
Behind the wheel of the Jaguar XK Convertible is a great way to spend sunny day. And should you choose to reveal yourself as the style-savvy owner of this sleek Jaguar, the retractable ragtop drops...
The superfast, stunningly elegant Jaguar XKR should erase all concerns about the brand’s resurrection and any questions about the restoration of its vitality. Working from the 2009 model, designer...
The torque of the normally aspirated engine is adequately satisfying, until you experience the higher-output Supercharged XJ. The redesigned Jaguar XJ looks young and stylish—just like the type of...
The 2010 Jaguar XJ represents the most dramatic redesign of the sedan since its introduction in 1968. The all-new Jaguar XJ looks young and stylish—just like the type of person who is apparently...

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