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Land Rover has known a few corporate parents in its 61 years, including British Leyland, British...
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Lotus Cars founder Colin Chapman had a simple formula for making cars faster: "To add speed, add...
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The Morgan Motor Company may be regarded by some as a quaint relic of Britain’s storied automotive...
Even with less than restrained optioning, it’d be a mighty stretch to suggest that the elfin Lotus...
The last of anything—a picture show, a Mohican, or an out at Yankee Stadium—is inevitably a cue for...
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It’s easy to drive right past the headquarters of Farbio Sports Cars, the United Kingdom’s newest—...
Aston Martin, ever a boutique builder of rapture-inducing sports cars and never a mass-producer of...
Bentley Continental Supersports.
The 621 hp, 12-cylinder, biturbo Bentley Continental Supersports ( www.bentleymotors.com ) is...
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Hard of Gearing I felt shaken, not stirred, after driving the Aston Martin DBS. The car’s V-12...
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The Suit Fits The Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupé is what would happen if the BMW 7 Series were built on...
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Saving Grace The XF represents Jaguar’s road back from perdition. It may even be the brand’s...
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No Apologies The Bentley Brooklands is heavier than vehicles that deliver refrigerators, costs more...
With just 77 examples scheduled for production, the Aston Martin One-77 ( www.one-77.com ) might be...
As I short-shift out of the Porsche Curves toward the start-finish straight at Le Mans, I uncork a...
When the Lotus Evora arrives in the United States next summer, the car will introduce an element of...
Phantom II Continental Streamline Saloon by Park Ward Though known for its conservatively styled...
Early 100 years ago, Charles Rolls, the cofounder and bankroller of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, became...
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1947 Triumph 1800 Roadster. Shortly before the end of World War II, Standard Motor Co. acquired the...
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A street-only adventure motorcycle, the $11,000 Triumph Tiger 1050 is an intoxicating blend of...
Huge and heavy, and about as green as offshore drilling, the $341,000 Bentley Brooklands ( www...
Finally, a Jaguar that embraces the purity of its past and just might rekindle devotion to a brand...
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Most Porsches, even the steroid-enhanced 911 GT2, display an air of Teutonic reserve—not sterility...
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When Sean Connery tore up a few European switchbacks in a DB5 in 1964’s Goldfinger , the Aston...
This summer, Rolls- Royce Motor Cars will begin production of the Phantom Coupé ( www.rolls-...
Gently prod the start button and it glows red, then pulses, like a beating heart. Touch it again...
The Brooklands, the new high-performance coupe from Bentley, is mechanical eye candy. The vehicle’s...
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The Morgan Motor Co. will ensure the exclusivity of its new aeroMax, essentially a fixed-head...
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More Bucks, More Bang. The Bentley Continental GT—our 2004 Car of the Year winner—may be a bit long...
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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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Soft and Dry. A car of far less power, heft, and acceleration than even its own factory mates,...

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