This decade may well be indexed in automotive history as the era of big brutes hidden within the shells of sleek and sexy coupes.
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 2004 Monster 1000 is not Ducati’s top performance motorcycle, but many of the Ducatisti consider it one of the Italian manufacturer’s most aesthetically appealing machines.
When our January 1990 cover asked readers, “Is this car an original?” without a doubt, few who correctly responded in the negative could elaborate on their answers.
Push a particular button on the Lexus LS430’s navigation system, and miniature flags of Japan, China, and France appear on a map on the car’s 7-inch touchscreen.
Accompanied by a questionnaire asking the Ducatisti for their comments, photos of three Ducati prototypes appeared without notice on the company’s web site last October.
The Porsche Cayenne is shrinking, and its sibling, the Volkswagen Touareg, is growing.
Though they will have to wait until the end of this year or the beginning of 2005, fans of Audi (www.audiusa.com) can expect a 12-cylinder ver
Most automakers wait a year or longer before releasing the convertible follow-up to a new coupe, but BMW (www.bmwusa.com) is not so patient.
At the 2003 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, when Chrysler wheeled out its 500 hp Tomahawk motorcycle, it created a dilemma: How could the carmaker match such a spectacle at futu
Three Ford Motor Co. test-drivers, car guys who burn rubber and inhale exhaust fumes for a living, are mesmerized by the image on an 8-inch LCD screen.
In 1954, Mercedes-Benz rolled out a vehicle so unique and so revolutionary that it gained universal praise.
Push can quickly come to shove in the Porsche 911 GT3.
For many, the indelible image of the Vespa involves a shapely ingenue, her tresses flowing in the spring air, zipping through the roundabouts of a European capital aboard the charming two-wheeler.
The competition depicted in the following pages marks several milestones.
The McLaren F1 became an instant classic when it rolled onto the automotive scene in 1994.
Like a vehicle model that remains in production for 11 years, Robb Report’s “Car of the Year” feature has evolved considerably since its debut in 1994.