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Built from 1947 through 1953, the Chevrolet Advance Design series trucks included the Thriftmaster pickup, a once-common sight on roads across the United States. Icon—a Southern California company...
If flower power were an alternative energy, it would propel the ZelectricBug. Instead, the car runs on lithium-iron-phosphate batteries—the same chemistry used by Tesla Motors. The batteries are...
Whether it is doing draft-horse duty in front of a trailer or storming down the road like a Thoroughbred, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, a full-size SUV with a starting price of about $64,000, is...
For the 2015 model year, the fourth-generation Cadillac Escalade is poised to reclaim its status as the premier luxury SUV—the Cadillac of SUVs, if you will.
In addition to being an extended-range electric vehicle and offering the attendant ecological and economic benefits of such a car, the Cadillac ELR is a design showpiece.
The muscle-car grunt from its 455 hp V-8 and the brawny-looking design are traits that the latest-generation Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 Coupe shares with its predecessors, but the model has...
From June 19 through 21, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions will come back to Newport Beach, Calif., for a second year in a row, with a car show and auction featuring more than 400...
Fardees Rezvani, founder of the Californian sports-car start-up Rezvani, started his company with the goal of creating a car that could deliver to its driver the same sensation as piloting a fighter...
In February—following the reveal of the world’s first fully electric sport motorcycle late last year from the San Francisco manufacturer Mission Motorcycles—Lito Green Motion...
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette comes with the Stingray nameplate, a sleek new design, and a healthy 460 hp V-8 engine.
Although still as discreet as ever, the Becker JetVan has a new look because Mercedes-Benz has redesigned the Sprinter on which it is based. The 2014 Sprinter features a revised front end, hood,...
1966 Ford Mk GT40: Tom Shaughnessy is an automotive treasure hunter of sorts. He has discovered and restored numerous vintage Ferraris and other classic cars, many of them former racecars.
Joe Bortz covers his collection and the experience of collecting concept cars...
Stingray, a Chevrolet designation first given to a Corvette in 1963, has become a synonym for daring GM design.
Snake Bit The fifth-generation Viper, the flagship of Chrysler’s Street & Racing Technology (SRT) division, represents three years of reengineering by Ralph Gilles and his team to create a track...
When Robb Report readers took to the roads of the Napa Valley in 14 spectacular examples of contemporary automotive engineering, one vehicle sped straight toward an overwhelming victory.
Bugatti and Koenigsegg have at one point or another in recent years staked a claim to producing the world’s fastest sports car.
The Karma debuted at the 2008 North American Auto Show in Detroit, near the onset of the economic turndown.
For over 40 years, the month of January has brought automotive enthusiasts to Scottsdale, Ariz., for the Scottsdale Collector Car Auction Week . At the 2014 auctions, Barrett-Jackson, Gooding &...
Since its founding in 2007, the Chatsworth, Calif., custom-vehicle manufacturer Icon has claimed numerous Best of the Best awards—most recently a 2013 Specialty Vehicles category win for the Icon...
1958 Edsel Bermuda Launched amid a colossal advertising campaign, Ford’s Edsel brand—named for the late son of company founder Henry Ford—was a short-lived venture intended to fill the price gap...
While the Motor City has hosted an automotive trade show every year for much of the past century, the event did not become the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) until 1989, which made...
The plug-in ELR coupe, which will arrive in showrooms in January and is based on the Converj concept from 2009, is Cadillac’s first electric model—and executives at Cadillac and General Motors have...
In the case of the Mission RS electric motorcycle, sound can be deceiving. Instead of roaring, the bike’s 150 kW motor softly hums while it generates 160 hp and 120 ft lbs of torque. This is at least...
The bowtie division is back in the rear-drive-performance-sedan market with the new 2014 Chevrolet SS four-door, offering V-8 power for under $50,000. Built by GM’s Holden unit in Australia, the...
With these American sports car continuations, driving a classic has never been easier. Tenacity and patience got Lance Stander past the legal obstacles that stymied his company, Superformance, during...
Cadillac rolled out a bold replacement for the Escalade full-size SUV. Powered by a 420 hp 6.2-liter V-8, the new Escalade will be offered in two- and four-wheel drive as well as on two wheelbases—...
The engineering house Callaway is offering an innovative wagon version of the 2014 Corvette Stingray called the AeroWagon; it expects to begin delivery of the modified cars in early 2014. Known for...
This 1954 Plymouth Belmont One-Off Concept Car is a featured blue chip vehicle of the Salon Collection and will cross the auction block at the 43rd annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in...

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