| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:00 AM
LAS VEGAS -- Galpin Auto Sports in Van Nuys brought a range of vehicles to this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Assn. trade show, but two of them stand out.
In front of the the Galpin booth sits a custom baby blue and orange 1966 Ford Bronco....
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Drawing on the elegance and quirkiness of the auto design past — and the commercial success of recent rebirths like the Chevy Camaro — nostalgia styling is one of the most noticeable trends for 2013.
Carmakers on both sides of the Atlantic...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:39 AM
"If you want a Ferrari sedan, go buy a Maserati."
So said Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa this summer to dispel rumors that Ferrari would ever build anything with four doors.
The closest you'll get to a sedan with a prancing horse on the hood? Maserati's...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Porsche has a new roadster out, the 2013 Boxster S. It's faster, more handsome and more practical than ever before, yada yada yada, they always are. But try this on for size: You can now spend around $90,000 on one.
At that price, you might be inclined...
| Jun 28, 2012
You're not going to see Lindsay Lohan crash a 2013 Nissan Altima into the back of a garbage truck. Your 10-year-old won't be hanging a poster of one on his bedroom wall next to a Lamborghini Aventador and Kobe Bryant. The car won't have a heavily scripted...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
If Europeans didn't walk so darn much, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL550 might be a better-looking car. Clearly they don't appreciate the convenience of a 90-second drive to Gelson's for a carton of soy milk that we Angelenos take for granted.
| Jul 21, 2012
| 2:17 PM
The car: 2012 Icon FJ40
The power: 420 horsepower and 458 pound-feet of torque from a custom-spec 5.7-liter V-8 engine; four-speed automatic transmission with overdrive; part-time, shift-on-the-fly, four-wheel-drive.
The photos: 2012 Icon FJ40
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:28 PM
With summer barreling through the calendar faster than you can say "water wings," it's likely you have a family reunion looming on the horizon.
As friends and co-workers will tell you, there are generally a few minefields that are best to avoid at such...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 9:58 AM
The car: 1950 Aston Martin DB2 Coupe
The power: 200 horsepower and an estimated 150-180 pound-feet of torque coming from a 2.9-liter, inline six-cylinder motor routing power to the rear wheels through a four-speed manual transmission.
The photos: 1950...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Imagine it's 1932 and you're an automobile lover with a robust bank account looking for a sports car that will turn heads and land you at the front of the valet line and also at the front of the pack at your local racetrack or road rally. You would...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Ferrari used the Pebble Beach weekend, and the deep pockets it attracts, to unveil to North America its all-new F12berlinetta. And in so doing, tipped its hand for the future of the company's products.
Ferrari CEO Amedeo Felisa was on hand to display the...