Carroll Shelby contributed to American patriotism and pride when his Daytona Cobra Coupe clinched the World Manufacturers Championship in Reims, France, on July 4, 1965.
Know your enemy. The age-old warfare strategy defined the development of Cadillac’s all-new CTS-V sport sedan.
Stuck in the Lotus Position
The 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (www.chevrolet.com) is the fastest, most powerful Corvette ever made for public consumption.
With its radical custom appearance and retro styling, Harley-Davidson’s new Softail Cross Bones might be the perfect motorcycle for indulging the conflicted psyches of maturing baby boomers.
1964 Shelby Cobra 289
The American automotive landscape is littered with the broken dreams of aspiring carmakers.
Forty years ago, former racecar driver Carroll Shelby caught wind that General Motors was just weeks away from unveiling a King of the Road edition of the Chevrolet Corvette.
When Gone in Sixty Seconds—a splashy remake of a low-budget 1974 gear-grinder flick of the same name—premiered in 2000, the film reanimated one of Hollywood’s great movie cars: an overach
Among business-class conveyances, the old-fashioned van is hardly the stuff of CEO daydreams. It is more likely to evoke queasy experiences in airport parking shuttles and sightseeing tour buses.
There is a constant battle of sensibilities when creating a custom motorcycle.
The bicycle jockey was working so hard at being good. Perspiring profusely, he downshifted and then stood up to grind his pedals as he approached the Broadway Bridge in Portland, Ore.
If all goes as planned, the Fisker Karma (www.fiskerautomotive.com) will cover 100 miles on a gallon of gas or diese
Mustang with the Most Horses.
Victory Motorcycles has introduced an impressive array of big American
cruisers over the past decade; the Hammer, Vegas, and Kingpin bikes each
"This is not just a show car,"
proclaims Alfred DiMora, founder and CEO of DiMora Motorcar, a boutique
The 16,000-square-foot workshop that houses Matt Hotch Designs is an oasis of calm in the rough section of Fullerton, Calif., a working-class city located about 20 miles south of Los Angeles.
Steve Saleen is obsessed with speed."Roll into the throttle," the former Bob Bondurant racing school instructor commands me as I navigate a makeshift test track, which consists of the public roads
Harley-Davidson’s Screamin’ Eagle Road King embodies a paradoxical combination of rough-hewn attitude and couturelike individualism.
Big Dog, another company in America’s heartland—Wichita, Kan., in this case—also straddles the fence between pure custom and mass production.
The first BMW X5 (www.bmwusa.com) introduced drivers to the concept of an SUV that behaved like a sports sedan.
The noise will not surprise the folks toiling in a strip of auto repair shops here in the San Francisco suburb of Burlingame, Calif.
Anglo-American litterateur T.S.
For the owner of this Marine Turbine Technologies Y2K Turbine Superbike (www.marineturbine.com), it was not enough that his gas turbine–
Many U.S. Vehicles are masterpieces of compromise and elasticity—virtuous qualities in the realm of realpolitik but fatal flaws in that of automobile design.
In the early 1950s, General Motors designer Harley Earl, fresh from watching world speed records being set at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats, conceived the Pontiac Bonneville Special.
When the Tesla Roadster goes into production less than a year from now, it will come with a Lotus chassis, a $100,000 price tag, and a zero-to-60-mph time of four seconds.