Automobiles

Cognoscenti of cars from the sixties are sure to converge at the 6th annual Bonhams Scottsdale Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz., on January 19, as a premier Porsche and Prancing Horse from that era will...
Imagine carving down a slip of canyon road while the morning sun crests the horizon; that is what Alexander Bermudez—owner of this 1990 Porsche 964 hot rod—calls a raw, unforgettable experience...
The motorcyclist of the future needs no protective gear, no helmet, and very little riding experience—a least according to BMW Motorrad , which recently unveiled its Vision Next 100 concept bike as...
This summer, Rolls-Royce offered a glimpse into the future by announcing its very first autonomous car, the Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 . The futuristic vehicle —powered by zero-emissions technology—...
Opening on October 23, the Art of Bugatti exhibit at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., will present the French marque’s finest masterworks—a perfect marriage of form and function...
Robert Ross reflects on a lifelong love of Ducati. In 1982, using my Lancia Scorpion as collateral, I took out a $5,000 bank loan—a small fortune for a motorcycle at the time—and bought the last new...
Compact, cute, and spunky, the Porsche Boxster is rarely confused with big brash exotic cars. In a move intended to bolster its performance and efficiency (with the inadvertent side effect of...
On September 15, one of Enzo’s classic ponies found a new stable when a 1966 Ferrari 275 Berlinetta Competizione (GTB/C) sold for $10.3 million through RK Motors Charlotte, in Charlotte, N.C. A...
Lamborghini celebrates 50 years of the Miura by re-creating a drive that starts a film and ends abruptly. The 1969 British caper film The Italian Job opens with a soon-to-be-dead gangster driving his...
Automakers often describe cars in anthropomorphic terms like “muscular” and “seductive,” and no part of the car receives this treatment more often than its “face.” By that logic, and if the eyes are...
Muscle Cars, Hot Rods, Sports Cars, Classics, Race Cars, Collector Cars, High Performance Bikes, Vintage Motorcycles—New and antique vehicles of all kinds are more valuable to Car Guys than mere...
For years, automakers have used a mid-engine layout in ultra-high-performance sports cars for its balanced weight distribution and exceptional handling and traction. Whether rare sports cars from...
A posh sedan with plenty of power and performance, the Bentley Flying Spur W12 S is the marque’s fastest four-door to date. The tuned-up tourer carries a 6-liter, twin-turbo W-12 engine that has now...
The first car to break the 100 mph barrier was a 90 hp Napier, which in 1905 reached 104.65 mph—and then had its record broken 15 minutes later. Top-speed leapfrog has been the name of the game ever...
In the years since the final one rolled off the production line, Miuras have gone from being cantankerous period curiosities to prized collector showpieces. Purists prefer the aesthetics of the SV’s...
Poised to be a predator on the track, the Jaguar I-Type 1 debuted this month as the first fully...
Poised to be a predator on the track, the Jaguar I-Type 1 debuted this month as the first fully electric race car from the marque. Ending the brand’s 12-year absence from motorsport, the zero-...
Following the launch of the fully redesigned E300 sedan earlier this spring , Mercedes-Benz has rolled out two more E-Class variants for the U.S. market: the E400 wagon and the AMG43 sedan (pricing...
Speedy and versatile, the Ferrari GTC4 Lusso T is a more casual counterpart to the brand’s superstar supercars. Set to be unveiled at the Paris Motor Show at the end of the month, the model is...
Plenty of iconic luxury cars have endured the years and stand as a celebrated success for their manufacturers. Other luxury cars had a big impact—whether good or bad—on both their brand and the...
A champion of the hobby, Bruce Meyer may be more enthusiastic than any other car collector about sharing his vehicles and his passion. The Beverly Hills businessman, a gearhead since his teenage...
Arguably the greatest icon of affluence for over a century, Rolls-Royce has avoided marketing and industry trends and focused solely on master craftsmanship. Holding fast to the concept of...
Famed for its use as Formula 1’s present safety car, the already powerful Mercedes-AMG GT S has been given even more punch as the Piecha AMG GT-RSR . The German tuning company has customized the...
If you’re already investing in a luxury sports car, why play it safe when it comes to the paint color? According to an article published by Forbes , choosing a yellow car rather than a “safe” option...
Whether it has been painstakingly designed for visual appeal or has more to do with aerodynamics and functionality, a car’s silhouette needs to stand out for the right reasons if it’s going to...
A regatta-worthy Rolls-Royce, the Nautical Dawn recently sailed from the British marque’s Bespoke division to safe harbor at the 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance , where its owner took delivery...
A custom car that’s both an homage to the past and herald of the future, the Bristol Bullet has a visual impact nothing short of ballistic. The model (priced at over $300,000) is the first new...
The brand’s first SUV has the power and poise to meet the high expectations that have been set for it. In the Emilia–Romagna region of northern Italy, the road from the city of Parma to the village...
Another Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance is in the books and, despite the Central California summer fog and smoky air from nearby wildfires, this year did not fail to impress. Special classes this...
For a stately sedan, 160 mph is an unlikely speed. But that elevated pace was par for the course during our first drive of the freshly updated 2017 Bentley Mulsanne Speed , which has a starting price...

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