Articles in Automobiles

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Happy Hour. It is late and dark at the end of a 16-hour workday. Home and the nearest martini are...
Just as it did with the Ferrari that participated in our Car of the Year competition, mechanical...
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As contrasts go, this one was a doozy. In the green corner was the Napa Valley Reserve, 80 acres of...
Charles Banks co-owns Napa’s Screaming Eagle Winery and is a member of CSI Capital Advisory Board,...
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Prancing and Preening Horse. The Car of the Year’s 14 entrants are an elite bunch, and yet when the...
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Impulse Purchase. After 40-odd years of refining the 911, Porsche has created automotive perfection...
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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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More Bucks, More Bang. The Bentley Continental GT—our 2004 Car of the Year winner—may be a bit long...
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Downshifted. To anyone who has driven BMW’s M6 Convertible, it may come as a surprise that the car...
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Speed Demon. Among its fellow contestants, the Dodge Viper is probably the fastest around a...
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What's in a Name. Dissecting its alphanumeric model name reveals everything you need to know about...
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Great Expectations. It is built by Mercedes, one of the world’s oldest and finest carmakers. Its...
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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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All Revved Up. Lamborghini does not simply build high-powered exotic sports cars; it creates...
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In It for the Long Haul. The suave, Pininfarina-penned shape of the Maserati GranTurismo coupe...
It has been more than 10 years since the first time I jumped out of an airplane, but I still recall...
The birth of Aston Martin’s expressive and explosive DBS was an interesting, maybe even high-risk,...
The three-wheeled Piaggio MP3 400 (www.piaggio.com) might look odd, but you will appreciate its...
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Blasting through puddles at 187 mph on the main runway at Alhorn flugplatz in northern Germany,...
Prepare to remove your hat at the sight of the Ducati Desmosedici RR (www.ducati.com) —if you do...

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