Cars in movies are more than props. They commonly serve more like wardrobe, shedding light on a character—or they act as plot devices to build drama or get a laugh. In the case of this tricked-out 2003 Hyundai Tiburon used in HBO’s Entourage series, it’s a non-stop rolling punch line about Lloyd’s desire to be noticed and appreciated.
Ferrari has a wonderful tradition of building limited-series sports cars that are blindingly fast and exquisitely designed—but that can be driven by mere mortals on everyday streets. Think: 288 GTO, the F40, the F50, and the Enzo. The latest model, introduced in 2013, is the ultimate in accessible high-performance extravagance, at least according to its name. It’s simply called LaFerrari.
Learning to drive was one of the most significant events in my life. It granted me the freedom to go where I wanted, when I wanted, and it set me on a journey that continues today. Learning to drive taught me how to be mobile and responsible. The most influential person for me, in that American rite of passage, was my dad.
A general search for a McLaren vehicle on eBay reveals a couple dozen MP4-12C supercars. The MP4 (or simply 12C) is the follow-up to the legendary McLaren F1. It’s hard to know precisely how many 12C cars were produced between 2011 and 2014, but probably a few thousand. However, we know that the production for the outrageously cool subsequent McLaren P1 plug-in hybrid supercar is set for 375 copies. So seeing a P1 up for sale on eBay is extraordinary.
The all-new 2015 Lexus NX compact SUV is not your father’s ho-hum Lexus. The sedate Japanese brand distinguishes its new model with sharp lines, a polarizing front-end, and unique driving position. The NX is available as the 200t turbocharged variant and the 300h hybrid model—which swaps some power for class-leading fuel efficiency. With the turbocharged […]
The 60th annual Porsche Parade is coming up later this month in French Lick, Ind.. I can’t believe it’s almost been a year since I was at the 2014 event, which took place in Monterey, Calif. Time flies when you’re obsessed with Porsche classics. I remember last year: it was about 2 am and I was in the basement garage of the Monterey Hyatt. It was quiet except for a few of Porsche aficionados attending to the last few details of their championship cars.