Car of the Year

2002's magnificent seven; race for the title. Also, inside Patek's museum of watchmaking wonders. Plus, a tailored fit for your feet, the return of one-design competition and great garages' modern architecture meets classic autos.

Keeping pace with the changing whims of fashion, Locman has launched a diminutive, half-size...
The heart is the classic symbol of love, making it an enduring—yet often mundane—jewelry motif. But...
A rapidly growing coterie of fountain pen collectors has emerged within the past decade, and august...
A Bugatti Royale is for sale. Next to “You have won Best of Show at Pebble Beach,” those might be...
For centuries the islands of the Mediterranean Sea, once the playgrounds of heroes and gods, have...
Try this little experiment at your next wine party: Disguise a white Bordeaux as a red by adding a...
Clive Christian, creator of an eponymous collection of rarefied perfumes ( www.clive.com ) and...
Historians may dismiss the legend that Annie Palmer, mistress of Jamaica’s Rose Hall plantation,...
The September 1998 merger of Asprey London with Garrard had all the markings of a regal marriage...
Thomas Keller, chef of The French Laundry, often says that he finds food boring when each bite is...
Paul Mathieu named his new furniture collection Bianca after a photographer friend he goes...
A traditional soak tub allows you to immerse your body almost completely in hot, steamy water. The...
Eighteen years after the prediction that CDs would kill off vinyl, the turntable is still spinning...
The holy grail of aviation is an aircraft that requires no runway, needs no airport, and flies long...
Years ago, astute television viewers watching Barbara Walters’ interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger...
The assignment was straightforward, but with a few qualifiers. We instructed our panel of experts (...
Admittedly, the 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 and SL600 have aged more gracefully than any other...
It is the car that has won back the heart of steely superspy James Bond, but can the newest in the...
For almost 40 years, running with Lamborghini’s bulls has left other exotic sports cars gasping for...
To the faithful, the 911 GT2 is more the true Porsche than any other model. Simply put, the GT2 is...
BMW’s 745i sedan has a polarizing effect on people. There are those who love its visual audacity...
The Maserati Spyder embodies the cardinal characteristics of the Italian sports car: It is...
The SC 430 signals that Lexus is daring to build more than mere replicas. Five years ago, if Lexus...
Several years ago, Bruce Hannay—a senior vice president for Prudential Financials and self-...
With the words “We’re out,” Patek Philippe President Philippe Stern hung up the telephone and let...
The insurance tycoon wanted for nothing, and he planned to keep it that way. At a nursery in West...
“I am like an alcoholic who cannot put his bottle out of his life. With me I cannot not sail.” — E...
On the first day of camp, Walter Oetzell listens closely as Jackson Hole veteran ski school...
Tommy Moe sits on the chair lift, occasionally looking down the steep slopes of Rendezvous Mountain...
The London showroom and workshop of John Carnera and George Glasgow, two of England’s best-known...
While watching a nature documentary on television, Michael and his fiancée, Jill, learned that...
Carl D’Aquino knows the owners of the 1895 Pennsylvania country house well; he has, after all,...
David Wilson holds up a Leica M6, marveling at the camera’s timeless design and precision-tooled...
Daniel P. Koutris is on the verge of making a $1.9 million decision. He is a trader at the Chicago...
“I think we should warn you,” began the lady at the check-in desk, as she handed the Connoisseur a...