| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:00 AM
If BMW is considered the ultimate driving machine, Lexus is viewed more as the ultimate easy chair.
Toyota's luxury brand has succeeded in building a reputation for supreme comfort and quality but struggled to add aggressive styling and driving...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:49 AM
With Acura’s forthcoming NSX hybrid sports car marching ever so slowly toward its 2015 launch, the automaker plans to tease fans with another glimpse of the car in August.
Acura announced Thursday that it will have a running prototype lapping the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 12:32 PM
In 1960, as the story goes, actor Robert Stack had fallen in love. Not with a co-star from “The Untouchables,” but with a bright-green 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster.
He would pine for it as he passed it on Sunset Boulevard on his way...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Ladies and gentlemen, start your checkbooks. Santa Monica-based auction house Gooding & Co. has announced nearly its entire lineup for its annual Pebble Beach auction.
In keeping with the high-dollar ethos of the annual Pebble Beach classic car events,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 12:58 PM
When we last left the Bentley Continental GT 18 months ago it was a comfortable, if not overtly thrilling car. Just because you have 567 horsepower and a twin-turbocharged W-12 engine under the hood of your carriage doesn’t necessarily mean you&...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Cadillac tipped its hand on future plans Thursday night in Carmel, Calif., revealing a dramatic full-size coupe concept called the Elmiraj.
While General Motors has no plans to put the concept into production, it's a strong indication of where its luxury...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:16 AM
The latest generation of Volkswagen’s venerable Golf hatchback is still more than six months away from landing on U.S. soil, yet already the automaker is teasing us with the car’s fastest iteration.
Details of the all-new Golf R were released...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:43 PM
It wasn't the world-record speed Norman Dewis was traveling at in 1953 that gave him pause, or that the Lucite canopy on the custom-built Jaguar XK 120 had no clearance for a helmet, or that his engine was spinning above the safe limit.
It was that...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Here's the recipe for Jaguar's Project 7 car: take one Jaguar F-Type V8 S with a supercharged engine, throw out the folding roof, replace some body panels, add a fairing behind the driver's head, boost the engine's power and make the exhaust illegal....
| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A million-dollar Ford built in Southern California. A concept convertible from Dutch brand Spyker. A wild -- even by Italian standards -- Lamborghini. These were some of the highlights from Friday's Quail Motorsports Gathering in Carmel, Calif.
| Aug 18, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Though the older sheet metal gets all the attention Sunday at Pebble Beach during the Concours d'Elegance, fans of the future are also treated to some eye candy.
Organizers for years have hosted automakers large and small on the putting green outside...