United States Car Maker

It was the American Dream Machine, the most exhilarating, high-spirited car on the road. With a fuel-injected Big Block beneath its fiberglass hood, this vehicle turned heads like nothing else on...
While offering a glimpse into the future, this issue also includes a new ongoing feature, one that looks at Robb Report’s past. As we considered the candidates for this month’s page, we couldn’t...
Over the past 20 years, former racecar driver Dan Gurney has designed and built five generations of the Alligator, his dream motorcycle, and he speaks freely about the disappointments of earlier test...
At first, Carl Dietz didn’t notice his pursuer. Dietz had recently purchased a 2002 Indian Chief, the first all-Indian cruiser in 50 years, and was breaking it in around his neighborhood in the...
In the courtyard of the elegant Bacara resort 15 miles north of Santa Barbara, three new Saleen S7s sit side by side. Snake-belly low, sleekly styled, with minimalist carbon fiber bodywork stretched...
The offerings of brand-name exotic carmakers disappoint Xeno III designer Nick Pugh. To be precise, he dislikes the notion of creating a fantastic exotic only to build and sell hundreds or even...
If the notion of riding a 460-pound motorcycle powered by a turbine engine that lifts 10,000-pound helicopters seems implausible, ask Jay Leno what it’s like; he’s one of the few riders who has...
A stock exchange executive who was seeking to purchase the new Harley-Davidson VRSCAV-Rod called his local dealer. Then he called his contacts at Harley headquarters. He’s still waiting for one...
Comfortable Discretion Becker Automotive Design’s leather-lined Ford Excursions are equipped with every necessary office tool and every entertainment device possible, but from the outside, they look...
“Is that a Langlitz?” In the bustling pavilion of New York’s Grand Central Terminal, an unlikely place for conversation between strangers about leather jackets, a stylish woman in Prada stops me...
Formula One fans are used to seeing Michael Schumacher, Ferrari’s championship driver, zooming through turns and blasting down straightaways in a fluidly sculpted, bright red F/1 race car. So you...
Cadillac, the best-selling luxury brand in the United States for nearly three-quarters of a century, is now barely treading water as it tries to compete against Lexus, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. To...
The generations of engineers and designers responsible for building the various iterations of the Chevrolet Corvette over the past five decades have been nothing if not consistent. From its show-car...

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