| Jul 6, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At first glance, the 2014 Cayman seems like the essence of Porsche: A simple, fast, gorgeous coupe that stays glued to the pavement.
Other familiar hallmarks include a flat-six engine behind the driver; a trunk in front, under a sloping hood; and that...
| 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...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Infiniti has a simple plan to break the German stranglehold on the sport sedan segment — build an "overwhelmingly superior" challenger, in the words of Chief Executive Johan de Nysschen.
Unfortunately, the 2014 Infiniti Q50 sports sedan fails to...
| 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...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Two German diesel sedans and three Japanese cars are the finalists for the Green Car of the Year Award to be handed out at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month.
The finalists for the Green Car Journal award include the Audi A6 TDI, BMW 328d, Honda...
| 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 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The roar of eight cylinders echoes off the hillsides as the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray rushes past vineyards and sun-faded barns. The magnetic suspension grips the uneven pavement; the manual gearbox rips through seven crisp shifts as the horizon...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:48 PM
General Motors Co. was reeling from its bankruptcy and federal bailout when it launched the Chevrolet Cruze small car — one of the few projects it could pull off amid the financial and political turmoil.
That day in September 2010 marked the...