Automobiles

If you’re an auto enthusiast looking for places to go and things to do this month or next, we have some suggestions, including the Southwest—to buy, browse, or present collector cars—and just south...
You can hear the AMG C63 S Coupe coming before it pulls into view. From around the corner, an assured rumble emanates from AMG’s hand-built, 4.0-liter biturbo V-8 engine and performance exhaust. The...
A common cliché among bikers is that four wheels move the body; two wheels move the soul. If that is the case, 2016 provided plenty of new possibilities for transportive enlightenment. From visionary...
Not one to rest on its laurels, Lamborghini has let loose the Aventador S , another new variant announced by the marque after its reveal of the Huracán Rear-Wheel-Drive Spyder just last month. The...
Securing suitable parking has long plagued New York car owners. For years, the only alternative to circling the block has been to take public transportation—until now. Brooklyn-based developer...
Automotive historians may one day look back on this year with wonder as high performance luxury marques were prolific in their release of new vehicles that challenged both boundaries and convention...
Just as an athlete must have properly sized footwear designed specifically for his or her sport, high-performance automobiles require the right rubber for road and track—a customized pairing now...
Clearly constructed during the glory days of the Space Age, the Howmet TX is a jet-powered performer you would expect legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager to drive. The unconventional car was the...
Just as true for cars as couture, style in the Seventies was questionable at best. And while the decade did produce some enduring classics, many of those remain an acquired taste. Take, for instance...
Skip Barber—namesake and founder of the famed Skip Barber Racing School—has driven many cars in his motorsports career, but his favorite is the Ferrari 275 GTB . Barber wanted one ever since he was...
I flung the BMW Alpina B7 xDrive out of the pits and into turn 3 at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, catapulting it forward with a seamless surge of acceleration. After lifting my foot from the...
When retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Robert A. Phillips set his eyes on this broken 1955 Ferrari 500 Mondial Series II tucked away in a dealership back in 1960 and realized it was packing a rare 4-...
Beginning January 2017, pro racers and auto/motorcycle enthusiasts alike are expected to flock to Palm Springs as The Thermal Club finalizes its highly anticipated third and final phase of track...
An attractive new design is just one of the Porsche Panamera’s improvements for the 2017 model year. The Porsche Panamera didn’t shock brand loyalists when it debuted in 2009. After all, the full-...
Tapping into a decades-old cornerstone of its racing heritage, Aston Martin has announced it will revive the legendary lightweight version of the DB4 GT as a limited production continuation model...
George Bamford has always found a way to make the best better. The successful mogul—who started his career spray painting Rolexes and now sells luxury timepieces through his eponymous Bamford Watch...
Dubbed “a real sports car” by its creators, the Mercedes-Benz Style Edition Garia Golf Car ( arealsportscar.com ) could one day become a country-club staple. But for now it’s just a show cart—“an...
One cool cat, the Jaguar XKSS has come back from near extinction, as evidenced by a recent sighting at the Petersen Automotive Museum , where it made its world debut earlier this month. The one-off...
Though Bugatti ’s corporate operations are based at the Volkswagen Group’s mother ship in Wolfsburg, Germany, the brand’s spiritual cortex in Molsheim lies over 350 miles to the south in the bucolic...
Volvo’s new S90 is engineered to keep you out of harm’s way. The Hamptons—specifically, Montauk, N.Y., at the tip of Long Island’s South Fork—was the setting for a late-summer test-drive of the Volvo...
Dashing by every definition, the new 215 hp Ducati 1299 Superleggera not only turns heads as the brand’s fastest bike ever built but also as the world’s first production motorcycle to feature a...
The spectacular new Aston Martin DB11 may have stolen the spotlight from the brand’s aging lineup, but another model is quickly becoming the buzz of the old school enthusiast set: the manual...
Ready to substantiate recent rumors about a new motorcycle brand based in the Big Apple, the Vanguard Roadster will be unveiled at the New York City Motorcycle show on December 9. The aptly named...
Driven by philanthropy, Ferrari has created a Prancing Horse with a purpose—a one-off LaFerrari to be auctioned through RM Sotheby’s as a benefit to the victims of the recent earthquakes in central...
A limousine that Louis XVI would have loved, the 1926 Rolls-Royce Phantom I commissioned by business baron Clarence Gasque will become available to automotive aristocracy at the Bonhams Bond Street...
Four cylinders are enough for Porsche’s new 718 Boxster. The top was down on the Porsche 718 Boxster S ( porsche.com ), allowing the hot Texas wind to blast against my face as I took a series of...
What Robb Report partner Petrolicious describes as the “brawny brother” to the Porsche 911, the 1973 2.7 Carrera RS sets itself apart thanks to a ducktail rear spoiler, big brakes, flared fenders and...
Steven Read, a former member of the U.S. Alpine Ski Team, has always compared his 1972 Ferrari 312PB to skis because of its precision. The 312PB, which Read has spent about 20 hours per year driving...
Despite being considered a frontrunner during its racing season in 1971, the Ferrari 512 M —manned by the “dream team” of owner Roger Penske, mechanic John Woodard, and drivers Mark Donohue and David...

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