By that same quirk of time that seems to improve spaghetti sauce and lost love, an initially competent automobile is typically much better the second time around.
The McLaren F1 became an instant classic when it rolled onto the automotive scene in 1994.
On the roads of Gaydon, England, prototypes of the Aston Martin AM V8 Vantage motor around town, undergoing various tests to eliminate every existing kink.
The pressure was on Michael Parchment earlier this summer. More than 500 prospective Bentley Continental GT owners were counting on him and his knowledge of the Bentley marque and its new coupe.
This month’s cover car, the elegantly buxom Bentley Continental GT, may be the British company’s most intriguing product change since it stopped bolting superchargers to the outside of its cars.
Ford and Jaguar continued to misfire on most cylinders last year.
The new $300,000 Phantom as well as Allen Swift’s 1928 Springfield Phantom I, which he received as a 26th-birthday gift in 1929, and Nic Moller’s Silver Ghost Landaulette, which was delivered new
The new Phantom is the most controversial and anticipated Rolls-Royce ever introduced, and it is easy to understand why.
No car reflects the culture of its country of origin more than the British-built Aston Martin DB7 Vantage, the little brother to the mighty Vanquish.
During the overly harsh New England winter, we discovered that on those frigid but sunny days the cabin of the $62,400 Jaguar S-Type R was one of the coziest and most comfortable places around.
When retooling the 2003 Jaguar XKR, Ford’s Premier Automotive Group knew enough to leave the Quick Change flawless exterior virtually untouched.
In all walks of life, certain name pairings guarantee results that transcend the ordinary.
The presence of any Rolls-Royce is its past, for the marque’s provenance is a rich one.
Automotive archives are littered with immortal initials.
Richard Huke doesn’t seem like the road rage type; by his own admission, the soft-spoken 70-year-old Welshman is a shy person.
The royals are different from you and me, particularly when it comes to their cars.
Like many owners of this car, Frank Eimont didn’t take a test-drive before purchasing it.
Jaguar’s S-Type hasn’t exactly crumbled the competition, nor has it become lodged among our longings.
In 1995, when John McLaren finished writing his first novel, Press Send, the former diplomat celebrated the occasion by placing his manuscript on the passenger seat of his Jaguar E-Type and headin
Lines and Redlines
One of the more poignant moments in American cinema occurs in the 1987 classic Tin Men, when aluminum siding salesman Danny DeVito tells his wife, Barbara Hershey, about the importance of driving
The patriarch is moving out, community assets have been divided, and it is all over but the garage sale as Rolls-Royce Motor Cars and Bentley Motors end their 71-year marriage.
Few tears fell in anyone’s gin when Bentley discontinued its Azure convertible in 2003. No obituary appeared in the Times of London. No questions were raised in the Commons.
It is the car that has won back the heart of steely superspy James Bond, but can the newest in the Aston Martin lineup take on the likes of the Ferrari 550 Maranello or the new Lamborghini Murciél