The New 800-Horsepower American Roadster

First-ever test drive of Iconic Motors' $600,000 GTR. Plus, 25 top releases from Burgundy, Carroll Shelby's GT500KR Mustang, Parmigiani's Maritime watch collection. Also, water safaris: crusing the Peruvian Amazon in high style.

As he researched this month’s cover story on the Iconic GTR ("American Ideal," page 74), automotive...
The word icon is often used but seldom is it meaningful. Few people transcend the particulars of...
The Ferrari California ( www.ferrariusa.com ) will not debut officially until October, at the Paris...
The name of BLT Market ( www.bltmarket.com ) is less a description of the Manhattan venue than a...
When Islands Records founder Chris Blackwell purchased a 1930s-era Art Deco hotel on Miami’s...
Long known as a summer retreat, the South of France has provided an ideal setting for some of...
The Item. This ship chess set is both functional and decorative: The chess pieces, which are about...
The turquoise flashes of a blue morpho’s wings appear like a beacon as the butterfly darts and...
Each November, an extraordinary event takes place in the town of Beaune, France. This event—an...
There are many excellent helicopters that operate successfully from the decks of yachts. Yet there...
Like most aviation consultants, James Wakeford tells lots of stories about things that have gone...
Two years ago, Hästens, the Swedish bedding company known for blue-checkered mattresses filled with...
Jalal Aro places a wax cylinder onto one of the record players in his Paris shop and invites his...
Craig Perlow, a collector and dealer of Olympic memorabilia, stores his entire collection in his...
Our group of a dozen hikers huddles in a circle, shoulders hunched, hands clutching our backpack...
Shortly after takeoff, on a demonstration flight for travel agents and a handful of writers, the...
David McLay Kidd waves his hand toward the beach just beyond the dunes that border the 16th hole at...
When d’Avenza relaunched its illustrious label this year after more than a decade’s absence from U...
In the game of high-priced whiskies, as in that of high-stakes poker, four of a kind always beats...
At the Crosby Yacht Yard on Cape Cod, Mass., berthed not far from John F. Kennedy’s wooden sloop,...
Forty years ago, former racecar driver Carroll Shelby caught wind that General Motors was just...
Manhattan jeweler Stephen Russell (212.570.6900, www.stephenrussell.com ), known for its...

FrontRunners: Savoir Fair

From September 11 to 21, dealers in art, antiques, furniture, and jewelry will display their wares...
Rocky Patel’s original Edge cigar series had an appealing simplicity. The cigars were sold in rough...
During their search for a property in Bordeaux, California vintner Jess Jackson and his business...
Zenith’s Zero-G Tourbillon ( www.zenith-watches.com ) is a fantastically complex mechanical...
The new Hasselblad H3DII-39MS ( www.hasselbladusa.com ) is about as far as you can get from a point...
"You never know what’s inside a geode until you crack it open," says jewelry designer Kimberly...
1964 Shelby Cobra 289 The Shelby Cobra is one of the most copied cars of all time; each year,...
Writing instruments might be able to combat swords, but this one embraces the trident. The pen,...
The American automotive landscape is littered with the broken dreams of aspiring carmakers. As the...
Within minutes of meeting at the Cannes International Boat Show in September 2006, executives from...