Automobiles

Ever since Ernest Michaux attached a steam engine to his father’s pedal-powered velocipede in 1867, motorized cycles have stirred the soul and symbolized freedom. With every subsequent decade, the...
The Phantom Zenith Collection represents the last run of Phantom Drophead Coupé and Phantom Coupé models to be made Bespoke detailing includes a customizable Champagne fridge and picnic hamper Each...
Back in May 1966, the Lamborghini Miura upstaged the Monaco Grand Prix itself when, on the night before the race, Ferruccio Lamborghini parked his prototype show car in front of the Casino de Monte-...
Chapman Ducote is a professional race car driver—he came in second in the final race of the Petit Le Mans in Atlanta in 2010, and has also placed highly in several other American and European races...
With zero emissions and zero runway, the Lilium Jet will be the world’s first entirely electric jet capable of a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL). Able to fly up to an altitude of about 9,800 feet...
The idea of waking up to sub-zero temperatures and working outside on the road may sound grim at best, but not if your task is to test drive the $2.5 million Pagani Huayra BC in the Arctic Circle...
Southern California’s car cognoscenti came out in force for the 7th Annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance in Beverly Hills on May 1. Set on the famed 18-acre estate once owned by the Doheny...
Humans have perhaps always held a fascination with speed, as the ultimate expression of athleticism, competition, even freedom: Look at how we gather to watch cycling and horse races, among others...
Although a car’s grille serves a functional role in cooling and airflow management, its purpose is cosmetic as well: Automakers like to put a pretty face on their cars and increase brand recognition...
Indian Motorcycle expands its lineup of bikes with the new Chieftain Dark Horse , a $21,999 offering with a menacing appearance and, like the top-of-the-line Roadmaster , a full fairing and remote-...
Automotive relics hidden for decades and often forgotten about by the owners themselves have become a phenomenon at auction . Unlike any other collectible, they are most desirable in their derelict...
The golden age of automotive design has been reborn with the debut of the Effeffe Berlinetta by Officine Fratelli Frigerio —a gran turismo reflective of the finest Alfa Romeos and Ferraris of the...
With car concepts constantly being released from major marques, it is unlikely for one created as a college project to raise any eyebrows—unless it is for the next generation of Ferrari with looks...
While possessing a high-performance sports car is thrilling in itself, being able to master its power enhances ownership by another magnitude. To help you get the most from your investment, major...
In a drive through the Austrian Alps, the Mercedes-Benz GLS550 4Matic provides high levels of comfort and performance. A light freezing rain throughout the night had left slippery conditions in the...
Audi’s entry into the SUV market came late in the game: Unveiled at the Frankfurt auto show in 2005, the Q7 followed the trail blazed by the likes of BMW, Cadillac, and Range Rover. Now, in 2016,...
As long as electric vehicles have roamed the roads, range anxiety has riddled those who choose battery power as their sole means of propulsion. Zero Motorcycles­­ (based in Santa Cruz, Calif.)...
While fans of Formula 1 gear up for the Monaco Grand Prix—held May 26 to 29—car collectors the world over will be racing to the RM Sotheby’s Monaco auction on May 14. Tracing the automotive industry’...
As daylight lasts longer and the temperatures become toastier, it is clear that summer is almost here. And what better way to celebrate the season than by exploring the Golden State behind the wheel...
Sometimes the need for speed cannot be satisfied by the average street car. So, for the driver who is serious about racing, a GT version of their favorite sports car might be the perfect way to...
CEO, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Torsten Müller-Ötvös has spent his entire career with the BMW Group, ​the parent company of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. He joined BMW in 1989 as a marketing project leader and...
The last of 64 examples ever made, it has less than 2,800 miles on the odometer Accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds with a top speed of 242.8 mph Under the hood is a 627 hp V-12 and an...
One of the rarest roadsters in the world, the 1968 Ferrari 275 GTS/4 NART Spider was first seen on the big screen in the The Thomas Crown Affair starring Steve McQueen —a model the actor himself...
Referred to as the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” the Indianapolis 500 holds pole position for prominence in motorsport competition. Since 1911, the world’s top drivers have redlined it around...
An early-1950s Jaguar C-Type racecar will be a top lot at the Bonhams Monaco Sale ( bonhams.com ) on May 13 in Monte Carlo. The auction will feature about 40 cars, none with a more puzzling history...
While generating buzz on the auto-show circuit, these concept cars signal what could be coming down the pike and onto our roads. Concept cars are not a new idea; they date to at least 1938, when...
At the launch of the new Rolls-Royce Dawn convertible in Cape Town, South Africa, Richard Carter, the company’s director of global communications, claimed that the British automobile manufacturer is...
Arriving in style is the perfect way to set the tone for a night out on the town, and we think black cars set the standard for class and style . While most automakers offer their high-end models in a...
The successor to the now 5-year-old FF, the Ferrari GTC4Lusso ( ferrari.com ) is a more powerful two-door, four-wheel-drive hatchback—or shooting brake. In a first for Ferrari, the all-wheel drive is...
Since 1930, Pininfarina has elevated car design to fine art guided by its core values: elegance, purity, and innovation. And while Italy’s iconic design firm has expanded its focus to other forms of...

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