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Spyker B6 Venator Spyder Concept Makes Its Worldwide Debut

Just five months after unveiling the B6 Venator Coupe Concept to rave reviews at the 83rd International Geneva Motor Show, Spyker – creator of meticulously hand-built automobiles whose beauty is equaled only by their unrivaled craftsmanship – made waves on the other side of the Atlantic. The brand introduced the Spyker B6 Venator Spyder Concept, […]

Auto Endurance Test: Peking to Paris

The historic Peking to Paris rally is the most challenging endurance test for classic cars (and their owners), delivering an experience that is unparalleled in the crowded world of vintage-auto rallies. This year marks only the fourth time that Peking to Paris has been run since the inaugural rally in 1907. After the inaugural race, […]

The Gumball 3000 Hits the Road May 18

Now in its 15th year, the Gumball 3000 has established itself as one of the world’s most unique celebrations of the supercar culture. Each annual gathering draws numerous vehicles of the highest caliber; it is not unusual to see multiple models from Bugatti, McLaren, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Aston Martin, Jaguar, and Porsche, to name […]

Gifts of Good Cheer: Full Speed Ahead

If you’re looking for a unique street-legal sports car or a track-ready racer that you can drive immediately, this European coupe is not for you. But if you yearn for the exclusive and believe that patience is a virtue, Paul and Tino Huet might just deliver the ideal automobile. The Dutch brothers began their automotive […]

Built For Speed

A first-time visitor to the Collector Studio Motor-sport Gallery (www.collectorstudio.com) in downtown Toronto likely will feel a tad overwhelmed. The 2,400-square-foot store almost overflows with all facets of car and race memorabilia, from authentic steering wheels of historic Ferrari racecars to track-worn Formula One racing suits. Yet, despite such a far-reaching inventory, it’s what new customers […]

Robb Design Portfolio: Reign in Spain

1916 Hispano-Suiza Type 32 Collapsible Brougham A now-defunct Spanish marque that was founded at the beginning of the 20th century, Hispano-Suiza gained renown as a manufacturer of exceptional automobiles under the direction of Swiss engineer Marc Birkigt. The cars won races and attracted the attention of Spain’s King Alfonso XIII, who acquired more than two […]

Autos: Great Dane

Fast as the Zenvo ST1 is—”ridiculously fast,” says Jesper Jensen, cofounder of Zenvo Automotive, the Danish company that builds the 233 mph supercar—it could be even faster. But Jensen had other priorities when he and automotive engineer and business partner Troels Vollersten began developing the ST1 eight years ago. “Most important is the design,” says […]

Spyker C8 Aileron

Fewer than 100 models of the original Spyker C8 have been delivered to the United States since production began in 2000, making the Dutch-built sports car scarcer than a Ferrari Enzo on American soil. But Spyker intends to boost the brand’s popularity with the 2010 C8 Aileron. Featuring an all-aluminum space frame and bodywork design, […]

FrontRunners: Revved Up

Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM has designed its new superbike, the 1190 RC8 R (www.ktm.com)—the first RC8 R to reach U.S. shores—with refinements meant to challenge European literbikes such as the Aprilia RSV4 Factory, the BMW S 1000 RR, and the Ducati 1198 S. The $19,998 KTM has a 75-degree V-twin 1195 cc engine that churns […]

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